2015

  • Garcia Pineda, O. M., Macdonald, I.R., Silva, M., Shedd, W., Daneshgar Asl, S., and B. Schumaker. (2015). Transience and Persistence of Natural Hydrocarbon Seepage in Mississippi Canyon, Gulf of Mexico Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, Deepwater Horizon Special Issue.

  • Girard, F., S. P. Berlet, C. Fisher. (2015) Understanding the impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on coral communities in the deep Gulf of Mexico: The importance of symbiosis. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference.  Houston TX.

  • Huber, J.A. (2015). How Geochemical Landscapes Shape Subseafloor Microbial Communities at Deep-sea Hydrothermal Vents. Oral Presentation, Gordon Research Conference on Chemical Oceanography, Holdren, NH, USA.

  • Huber, J.A. (2015). Microbes, Fluids, and Rocks: Life Beneath the Seafloor. Guest Lecturer, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Knoxville, TN, USA.

  • Huber, J.A. (2015). Microbial Life Beneath the Seafloor. Oral Presentation, American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA.

  • Johansen, C., A. C. Todd, M. Silva, W. Shedd, and I. R. MacDonald (2015), Variability and quantification of oil and gas bubble release from natural seeps in the Gulf of Mexico (Oral Presentation), in Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, edited, Houston, TX.

  • Joye, S.B. (2015). Dispersant Impacts on Microbial Community Evolution and Activity in the Gulf of Mexico Deepwater. Guest Lecturer, University of Georgia School of Public Health, Athens, Georgia, USA.

  • Joye, S.B. (2015). Spatial and Temporal Patterns in Microbial Communities Resulting from the Macondo Discharge.  Appl. Envr. Microbiology Gordon Conference, South Hadley, Massachusetts, USA.

  • Kelley, C. 2015. New Insights from Seafloor Mapping of a Hawaiian Marine Monument. EOS, 96. DOI: 10.1029/2015/EO030235.

  • Kelley, C. 2015.  The Strange and Wonderful Seafloor of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument: New Maps and New Insights from 72 days on the Falkor. Guest Lecturer, Maui Ocean Center, Maui, Hawaii, USA.

  • Ketter, T., Coffin, M.F., Adams, N., Heckman, M., Lucieer, V., Neale, J., Reyes, A., Travers, A., and J. Whittaker. (2015). Multibeam Bathymetric Mapping of the Kroenke Canyon, Ontong Java Plateau, Aboard R/V Falkor. Poster Presentation at 12th Annual Meeting of the Israeli Association for Aquatic Sciences, Herzliya, Israel.

  • Nestor, James. Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us About Ourselves. (Paperback) May 5, 2015.

  • Pinkel, R., et. al. (2015). Breaking Internal Tides Keep the Ocean in Balance. EOS, 96, doi:10.1029/201EO039555

  • Ruiz-Ramos, D.V., Saunders, M., Fisher, C.R., and I.B. Baums. (2015). Home Bodies and Wanderers: Sympatric Lineages of the Deep-sea Black Coral Leiopathes glaberrima. PLos ONE 2015, 10(10):e0138989.

  • Shapiro, M. 2015. Rediscovering the Northwest Hawaiian Ridge. Invited presentation at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Kilauea Volcano. Volcano, HI.

  • Watson, S.J., Whittaker, J.M., Lucieer, V., and M.F. Coffin. (2015). The Ontong Java Plateau Uncovered: Mapping the Seafloor Surrounding Ontong Java and Nukumanu Atolls. Poster Presentation at 7th International Symposium on Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences, Wellington, New Zealand.

  • Ziervogel, K., Dike, C., Asper, V., Montoya, J., Battles, J., D’souza, N., Passow, U., Diercks, A., Esch, M., Joye, S., Dewald, C., and C. Arnosti. (2015). Enhanced Particle Fluxes and Heterotrophic Bacterial Activities in the Gulf of Mexico Bottom Waters Following Storm-Induced Sediment Resuspension.  Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.06.017.

  • 2014

  • Ajemian, M.J., Wetz, J.J. & G.W. Stunz. (2014). Surveying Texas’ Big Reefs: A micro-ROV survey methodology for submerged oil and gas platforms. Annual Meeting of the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission. Gulfport, MS.

  • Ajemian, M.J., Wetz, J.J., Streich, M.K., & G.W. Stunz. (2014). Fish community assessment on artificial reefs of the western Gulf of Mexico: Potential impacts of ‘Rigs-to-reefs’ programs. Invited Seminar, University of Alicante, Alicante, SPA.

  • Chu, J. and Tunnicliffe, V. (2014). In situ Oxygen Limits and the Collapse of Epibenthic Community Structure from Shoaling Hypoxia. Oral Presentation at Western Society of Naturalists Meeting, Tacoma, WA, USA.

  • Chu, J. and Tunnicliffe, V. (2014). Redistribution of the Epibenthic, Soft-bottom Assemblage in Shifting Hypoxic Conditions. Oral Presentation at the 18th Western Groundfish Conference, Victoria, BC, CAN.

  • Chu, J. and Tunnicliffe, V. (2014). Redistribution of the Epibenthic, Soft-bottom Assemblage in Shifting Hypoxic Conditions. Poster Presentation at Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI, USA.

  • Coffin, Mike. 2014. Deciphering Ontong Java Atoll, Nukumanu Atoll, and Kroenke Canyon, Western Equatorial Pacific. Narrated seminar presentation available for download.  

  • Copeland, Adrienne, M., Au, Whitlow, Giorli, Giacomo and Jeffrey Polovina. 2014. Investigating the relationship between foraging odontocetes and ocean acoustic biomass off the Kona coast of the Island of Hawaii. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 135 (4), 2335. Won best student presentation in the Animal Bioacoustics session at the 167th Acoustical Society of America Conference in Providence, RI. 

  • Cordes EE (2014) Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon on Deepwater Corals. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Mobile, AL.

  • Cordes EE (2014) Use of genetic tools to monitor populations of Paramuricea, a genus of deep-sea gorgonian corals impacted during the 2010 oil spill. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Mobile, AL.

  • Cordes, EE (2014) How Human Impacts Precede Human Presence: Oil spills and ocean acidification threaten deep-water corals in the Gulf of Mexico. Villanova University, Villanova, PA.

  • Cruise Report: Iron Eaters of Loihi Seamount

  • Cruise Report: Ontong Java FK141015

  • Cruise Report: Revealing Papahanaumokuakea

  • Daneshgar Asl, S., J.F., Woods, P., Garcia-Pineda, O., and I. R. MacDonald. (2014). Chronic, Anthropogenic, Hydrocarbon Discharges in the Gulf of Mexico. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.12.010.

  • Daneshgar Asl, S., J. Amos, P. Woods, O. Carcia Pineda, & I.R. MacDonald. (2014). Aerial survey validation of satellite SAR monitoring of anthropogenic hydrocarbon discharges in the Gulf of Mexico (Poster Presentation).Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Mobile, AL.

  • Fisher, C (2014). Corals as deep-water sentinels of anthropogenic impact: Lessons from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Tech Week: Deep Blue Days,  Brest, France.

  • Fisher, C (2014). Impact of oil pollution from the Deepwater Horizon spill on deep water ecosystems. Norwegian Ecotoxicology Symposium, Stavanger, Norway.

  • Fisher, C (2014). The deep water coral record of the Deepwater Horizon spill.  Earth Talks, Penn State University, PA. 

  • Fisher, C. (2014). Footprint of impact from the Deepwater Horizon Incident.  Gulf of Mexico Ecosystem Research Conference.  Mobile, AL.

  • Fortunato, C.S. and coauthors. (2014) Using RNA-SIP and metatranscriptomics to determine the active autotrophic subseafloor microbial communities at Axial Seamount. International Society for Microbial Ecology 15th International Symposium, Seoul, South Korea.

  • Garcia-Pineda, O., I. MacDonald, & W. Shedd. (2014). Analysis of Oil-Volume Fluxes of Hydrocarbon-Seep Formations on the Green Canyon and Mississippi Canyon: A Study With 3D-Seismic Attributes in Combination With Satellite and Acoustic Data. Spe Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering 17(4): 430-435.

  • German, C.R. (2014).  Hydrothermal exploration in distant oceans: Oases for life on Earth and Beyond.”  Invited paper at Biosignatures Meeting (Nordic Institute for Astrobiology), Bergen, Norway.  May 2014.

  • Giorli, Giacomo, Copeland, Adrienne M., Au, Whitlow W., Polovina, Jeff. 2014. Deep sea organisms density estimation using a Dual Frequency Identification Sonar (DIDSON). The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 135 (4), 2154. Presented at the 167th Acoustical Society of America Conference in Providence, RI. 

  • Holden, J.F. and coauthors. (2014). Growthand methane production by high-temperature methanogens in hydrothermal regions of the subseafloor. Korean Institute for Ocean Science and Technology, Ansan, South Korea & Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA & Program in Atmospheres, Oceans, and Climate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA.

  • Holden, J.F. and coauthors. (2014). Reactive transport model of growth and methane production by high-temperature methanogens in hydrothermal regions of the subseafloor. Ninth International Symposium on Subsurface Microbiology, Pacific Grove, CA, USA.

  • Huber, J., C. K. Algar, L. Zeigler Allen, D. A. Butterfield, C.S. Fortunato, et al. (2014). Investigating Microbes, Viruses, and Carbon Across Thermal and Chemical Gradients in the Subseafloor at Axial Seamount. Poster Presentation at Gordon Research Conference on Marine Microbiology, Waltham, MA, USA.

  • Huber, J.A. (2014).  Subseafloor microbial life in venting fluids from the Mid Cayman Rise hydrothermal system. Deep Carbon Observatory Deep Life Meeting. Portland, OR.

  • Huber, J.A. and coauthors. (2014). Application of RNA Stable Isotope Probing (SIP) to link community activity with microorganisms responsible for autotrophy in the subseafloor at Axial Seamount. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.

  • Huber, Julie, Christopher K. Algar, Lisa Zeigler Allen, David A. Butterfield, Caroline S. Fortunato, James F. Holden, Benjamin I. Larson, Giora K. Proskurowski, Lucy C. Stewart, Begum C. Topҫuoḡlu, and Joseph J. Vallino. 2014, Investigating Microbes, Viruses, and Carbon Acroos Thermal and Chemical Gradients in the Subseafloor at Axial Seamount. Poster Presentation at Gordon Research Conference on Marine Microbiology, June 22-27, 2015, Waltham, MA, USA. 

  • Janson, X., Hurd, G.and Kerans, C. (2014). Carbonate Gullies, Channels and Canyons Morphometrics, Annual research conference of the Reservoir Characterization Research Laboratory, University Of Texas at Austin, TX.

  • Johansen, C., A. C. Todd, and I. R. MacDonald (2014), Quantifying the volume and frequency of bubble release from hydrocarbon seeps in the Gulf of Mexico (Oral Presentation) in 5th Early Career Scientists Conference for Marine and Climate Research, edited, Bremen, Germany.

  • Johansen, C., A.C Todd, W. Dewar, W. Shedd, & I.R. MacDonald. (2014). Quantifying the volume and frequency of bubble release from hydrocarbon seeps in the Gulf of Mexico: GC600 (Poster Presentation). Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, Mobile, AL.

  • Joye, S.B., & A.P. Teske. (2014). Microbiology of Gulf of Mexico sediments and waters before and after the Macondo Blowout. Gulf Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference.