2014

  • McDermott, J.M., J.S Seewald, C.R. German & S.P. Sylva. (2014). Constraints on hydrocarbon and organic acid abundances in hydrothermal fluids at the Von Damm vent field, Mid-Cayman Rise. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.

  • Orcutt, B.N., L. Lapham, P. Girguis, C.G. Wheat,K. Marshall, & J. Delaney. (2014). The Microbial Methane Observatory for Seafloor Analysis (MIMOSA): Long-term coupled geochemistry and microbiology experimentation in the deep-sea. Goldschmidt 2014 Meeting. Sacramento, CA.

  • Paull, C.K. (2014). Preliminary Source Characterization and Tsunami Modeling of Submarine Landslides along the Yucatan Shelf/ Campeche Escarpment, southern Gulf of Mexico. Poster Presentation for American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.

  • Paull, Charles K., David W. Caress, Roberto Gwiazda, Jaime Urrutia-Fucugauchi, Mario Rebolledo-Vieyra, Even Lundsten, Krystle Anderson, and Esther J. Sumner. 2014.  Cretaceous – Paleogene boundary exposed: Campeche Escarpment, Gulf of Mexico. Marine Geology 392-400.

  • Paull, Charles, David W. Caress, Roberto Gwiazda, Jaime Urrutia-Fucugauchi, Mario Rebolledo- Vieyra, Eve Lundsten, Krystle Anderson & Esther Sumner (2014). Extensive K-PG Boundary Outcrops Closest to the Chicxulub Impact Crater Identified in New Bathymetric Maps of the Campeche Escarpment. Oral Presentation at Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada.

  • Rittinghouse, M.T. (2014).  Habitat characterization for deep-sea coral reef communities in Roatán, Honduras. Benthic Ecology Meeting. Benthic Ecology Meeting Society. University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL. Poster presentation.

  • Rittinghouse, Matthew, Scott Harris, Peter Etnoyer. 2014. Habitat characterization for deep-sea coral reef communities in Roatan, Honduras.  Poster Presentation for Benthic Ecology Meeting 19-22 March 2014. 

  • Rodriguez, R. E., D. W. Hicks, J. W. Tunnell, T. C. Shirley, P. J. Etnoyer, and E. L. Hickerson. 2014. Assessing deep-water coral assemblages inhabiting relict coral banks off the South Texas Coast. Oral presentation at the 43rd Benthic Ecology Meeting, Jacksonville, Florida. March 19-22, 2014.

  • Rodriguez, R.E, D.W. Hicks, J. W. Tunnell, T. C. Shirley, P. J. Etnoyer, E. Hickerson. 2014. Assessing deep-water coral assemblages inhabiting relict coralbanks off the Texas coast. Oral presentation at the Texas Academy of Sciences, Galveston, Texas, March 7-8, 2014.

  • Smith J.R., C. Kelley, B. Boston, B. Dechnik, S. Habel, L. Harrison, J. Leonard, F. Lichowski, D. Luers, J.E. Miller, R. Orange, M.A. Patterson, B. Shiro, J. Taylor, H. Togia, J.P. Tree, J. Tucker, D. Wagner, N. Wright. (2014). New R/V Falkor Multibeam Data from the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Oral Presentation, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA. 

  • Stewart, L and coauthors. (2014). Energetics and limitations of thermophilic and hyperthermophilic methanogens. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.

  • Streich, M.K., M.J. Ajemian, & G.W. Stunz. (2014). Abundance and size structure of Red Snapper among natural and artificial habitats in the NW Gulf of Mexico. Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Lake Texoma, TX.

  • Stroman, K.L., Wetz, J.J., Ajemian, M.J., & G.W. Stunz. (2014). An analysis of fish communities on south Texas artificial reefs: does structure type matter? Texas Bays and Estuaries Meeting, University of Texas Marine Science Institute, Port Aransas, TX.

  • Tree, J. P., Ito, G., Garcia, M. O., Wessel, P., Shiro, B., Boston, B., Togia, H., Kelley, C., Smith, J. R., Spatial distribution, density structure, and relationship of intrusive and extrusive volcanics of seamounts along the Northwest Hawaiian Ridge, 2014, Abstract ID DI43A-4359. Presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., Dec. 15-19.

  • Versteegh, E.A.A., C.L.Van Dover & M.Coleman (2014).  Unsuspected dietary habits of hydrothermal vent shrimp: bacterivorous Rimicaris hybisae can be carnivorous or even cannibalistic.  EGU General Assembly: Geophysical Research Abstracts 16, EGU2014-2408.

  • Young, D. & E.E. Cordes. (2014). Response of deep-water corals to oil and dispersant exposure.  Presentation for the 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference. Mobile, AL.

  • 2013

  • Ajemian, M.J., Wetz, J.J. & G.W. Stunz. (2013). A micro-ROV survey methodology for submerged oil and gas platforms. 66th annual meeting of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute. Corpus, Christi, TX.

  • Appendix Four: Hydrothermal Exploration of the Mid-Cayman Rise ROV Nereus Dive Plans FK008

  • Appendix One: Hydrothermal Exploration of the Mid-Cayman Rise Event Logger Report FK008

  • Appendix Three: Hydrothermal Exploration of the Mid-Cayman Rise AUV Nereus Operations Report FK008

  • Appendix Two: Hydrothermal Exploration of the Mid-Cayman Rise CTD Casts FK008

  • Baums, I.B. & D. Ruiz. (2013). The use of -omics to detect environmental stress in the Cnidaria. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. New Orleans, LA.

  • Cordes EE (2013) Oral Presentation. Sensitivity and resilience of the deep-sea gorgonian coral Paramuricea sp. to oil and dispersant exposure. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. New Orleans, LA.

  • Cruise Report: Axial Seamount

  • German, C.R., et al. (2014).  Cruise Report: Hydrothermal Exploration of the Mid-Cayman Rise FK-008 (OASES 2013), 51pp + 6 Appendices.

  • Cruise Report: Open Ocean to Inner Sea

  • Downey, C.H., Kling, T.L., Ajemian, M.J., Wetz, J.J. & G.W. Stunz. (2013). Vertical longline gear performance on artificial reefs of the Texas coastal bend. 66th annual meeting of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute.Corpus, Christi, TX.

  • Fisher, C. (2013). Impact to deep-water corals from the Deepwater Horizon Disaster. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference.  New Orleans, LA.

  • Fisher, C. (2013). The human factor: Our impact on the Earth’s final frontier.  Sea Secrets (a public lecture series), University of Miami, Miami, FL.

  • Hicks, D.W., L. Lerma, J. Le, T.C. Shirley, J.W. Tunnell, R. Rodriguez and A. Garcia. 2013. Assessing fish communities of six remnant coralgal reefs off the South Texas coast. Proceedings of the 66th Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute,  November 4 – 8, 2013, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA.

  • Khanna, Pankaj, Andre Droxler, Jeffrey Nittrouer, Wes Tunnell, and Thomas Shirley. 2013. Uppermost Pleistocene drowned coralgal bank detailed bathymetry along the South Texas shelf edge: record of episodic rapid sea-level rise during last deglaciation between Meltwater Pulses IA and IB. Poster Presentation at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 9-13 December 2013, San Francisco.

  • Khanna, Pankaj, Andre Droxler, Jeffrey Nittrouer, Wes Tunnell, Thomas Shirley and Harriet Nash. 2013. Detailed bathymetric survey of uppermost Pleiostocene drowned banks along the South Texas shelf edge: A glimpse at their growth and demise during last deglaciation. Oral presentation at the 47th annual meeting of the Geological Society of America South-Central Meeting, 4-5 April 2013.

  • Lapham, L., B.Orcutt, P.Girguis, G.Wheat, & ECOGIG lander team. (2013). Deep-water sediment biogeochemical time-series data from MIMOSA (MIcrobial Methane Observatory for Seafloor Analysis). Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Conference, New Orleans, LA.

  • Lerma, Liana, Jonathan Le, David Hicks, Rebekah Rodriguez, Andres Garcia, Thomas Shirley and Wes Tunnell. 2013. Assessing Fish Communities of Relic Coral Banks off the South Texas coast. 2013 annual Meeting of the Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Montgomery, Texas, January 17-19, 2013.

  • Martens, C. (2013). The first benthic boundary layer water chemistry data from initial test deployments of the ROVARD-Chimney Sampler Array (CSA) at station MC-118 at 900 meters depth in the northern Gulf of Mexico.AGU Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

  • Nash, H. L. 2013. Trinational Governance to Protect Ecological Connectivity: Support for Establishing an International Gulf of Mexico Marine Protected Area Network. A Dissertation to the Coastal and Marine System Science Program, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi, Texas. August, 2013. 218 pages. One chapter deals specifically with cruise data.

  • Nash, H. L. J. Tunnell, Jr., and T. C. Shirley. 2013. Mapping the South Texas Banks. Proceedings of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute. 2013. November 4 – 8, 2013, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA. An oral presentation of this manuscript was presented at the meeting.

  • Nash, H. L., S. J. Furiness, and J. W. Tunnell, Jr. 2013. What is known about species richness and distribution on the outer-shelf South Texas Banks? Gulf and Caribbean Research Vol. 25: 1-10.

  • Ruiz-Ramos D.V. & I.B. Baums. (2013).  Impact of hydrocarbon/dispersant exposure on deep-water corals: the transcriptome of Leiopathes glaberrima. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, LA.

  • Ruiz-Ramos, D.V. & I.B. Baums. (2013). Impact of crude oil on the deep-water coral  Leiopathes glaberrima. 11th Ecological Genomics Symposium, Kansas City, Missouri.

  • Shirley, T. C. and all members of the Science Team, Cruise FK005b-2012. 2013. Drowned coral reefs of the Pleistocene. A research seminar presented to the faculty of the Department of EOAS, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 8 February 2013.

  • Slattery, M., S. Ankisetty, D. Ruiz, & I.B. Baums. (2013). Optimization of proteomic profiling in the deep sea black coral, Leiopathes glaberrima. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, LA.

  • Streich, M.K., Ajemian, M.J., Wetz, J.J., & G.W. Stunz. (2013). Relative abundance and size structure of red snapper, Lutjanus campechanus, across habitat types in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico. 66th annual meeting of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute. Corpus, Christi, TX.

  • Stunz, G.W., Ajemian, M.J., & J.J. Wetz. (2013). Fisheries potential of artificial reefs in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico. 66th annual meeting of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute. Corpus, Christi, TX.

  • Young, D. & E.E. Cordes. (2013). Stress responses of deep-sea corals to oil and dispersant exposure in the Gulf of Mexico. Presentation for the 42nd Benthic Ecology Meeting. Savannah, GA.

  • Zimmermann, D., Ajemian, M.J., Wetz, J.J., & G.W. Stunz. (2013). A comparison of trophic structure among artificial reefs of the northwestern Gulf of Mexico. 66th annual meeting of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute. Corpus, Christi, TX.

  • 2012

  • Cruise Report: Long-term Effect of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill – Leg 1

  • Cruise Report: Long-term Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill – Leg 2

  • Fisher, C. (2012). Impact to deepwater coral gardens from the Deep Water Horizon disaster.  Plenary presentation at the 13th International Deep-Sea Biology Symposium, Wellington, New Zealand.

  • Johansen, C., W. Shedd , T. Abichou, O. Pineda-Garcia, M. Silva, & I.R. MacDonald. (2012). Dynamics of Hydrocarbon Vents: Focus on Primary Porosity (Poster Presentation) AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.