2016

  • Girard, F., Fu, B., Boyer, T., Curtis, C., and Fisher, C. (2016). Using image-based long-term monitoring to understand the biology and recovery of deep-sea coral communities after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Oral Presentation, 6th International Symposium on Deep-sea Corals, Boston, MA, USA.

  • Huber, J.A. (2016). Life beneath the seafloor. Oral Presentation, Microbial Sciences Initiative, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA.

  • Huber, J.A. (2016). Microbes, fluids, and rocks: Life beneath the seafloor. Invited Lecturer, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

  • McCulloch, M., Holcomb, M., D’Olivo Cordero, J., Falter, J., Montagna, P., Taviani, M., and Trotter, J. (2016). How Corals Control Calcification in a High CO2 World, Oral Presentation, International Coral Reef Symposium, Honolulu, HI, USA.

  • Miller, J., Puotinen, M., Thumbs, M., Radford, B., and Heyward, A. (2016).  Innovation in Spatial Analysis Using Examples from Scott Reef and the Kimberly’s.  Oral Presentation, Woodside Science Seminar Series, Perth, AUS.

  • Moore, C., Heyward, A., and Radford, B. (2016).  Comprehensive and Accessible Information Promoting the Biodiversity, Heritage and Value of our North West Marine Region.  Guest Lecturer, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, AUS.

  • Moore, C., Heyward, A., and Radford, B. (2016).  Comprehensive and Accessible Information Promoting the Biodiversity, Heritage and Value of our North West Marine Region.  Oral Presentation, Guest Atlas of Living Australia Workshop, Perth, AUS.

  • Moore, C., Heyward, A., and Radford, B. (2016).  Comprehensive and Accessible Information Promoting the Biodiversity, Heritage and Value of our North West Marine Region.  Oral Presentation, PTTEP Australia Science Seminar, Perth, AUS.

  • Pinkel, R., et. al. (2016).  The Tasman Tidal Dissipation Experiment: Tidal Mixing, Scattering, and Reflection on the East Tasman Slope, Oral Presentation, Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016, New Orleans, LA, USA.

  • Rayson, M., Bluteau, C., Ivey, G. and Jones, N. (2016). Observations of high-frequency internal waves and strong turbulent mixing in a channel flow between two coral atolls, Conference Proceedings, Proceedings 8th International Symposium on Stratified Flows, San Diego, California, USA.

  • Rayson, M., Bluteau, C., Ivey, G. and Jones, N. (2016). Observations of high-frequency internal waves and strong turbulent mixing in a channel flow between two coral atollsOral Presentation, 8th International Symposium on Stratified Flows, San Diego, California, USA.

  • Streich, M.K., Wetz, J.J., Ajemian, M.J., and Stunz, G.W. (2016). Relative Abundance, Age, and Growth of Red Snapper: A Comparison between Artificial and Natural Habitats in the Western Gulf of Mexico. Oral Presentation, Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Wheeling, WV, USA.

  • Urschel, M., Moyer, C., Glazer, B., and Rogers, K. (2016). Cryptic Anaerobic Metabolisms in the Deep Subsurface. Oral Presentation, Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations Annual All-hands Meeting, Monterey, CA, USA.

  • Vohsen S., Baums I., and C. Fisher. (2016). High-throughput Metabolomics Identifies Species – and Habitat – specific Metabolites in Corals. Oral Presentation, 13th International Coral Reef Symposium, Honolulu, HI, USA.

  • 2015

  • Ajemian, M.J.*, Wetz, J.J., and G.W. Stunz. (2015). Fish community assessment on artificial reefs of the western Gulf of Mexico: Potential impacts of ‘Rigs-to-reefs’ programs. 2nd Annual Texas Artificial Reef Symposium, Corpus Christi, TX, USA.

  • Cardona, Y., Ruiz,D., Baums, I.B., and A. Bracco. (2015). Potential Connectivity of Coldwater Black Coral Communities in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. XVI Congresso Latino Americano De Ciencias Del Mar- Colacmar y XVI Seminario Nacional de Ciencias y Tecnologias del mar, Santa Marta, Colombia.

  • Chu, J. and Tunnicliffe, V. (2015). Metabolic Thresholds Predict the in situ Response to Marine Deoxygenation. Oral Presentation at Deep-Sea Biology Symposium, Aveiro, PORTUGAL.

  • Cordes EE (2015) Understanding the Deep Sea in the Anthropocene: Oil spills and ocean acidification threaten deep-water corals in the Gulf of Mexico. Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades NY.

  • Dannenberg, R., Baums, I., Ruiz, D., and C. Fisher. (2015). Deep Sea Coral-associated Bacterial Community Composition Analysis Using 16S rDNA.  2015 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, Houston, TX, USA.

  • Fisher, C. (2015) Mechanisms of impact from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill to corals and associated communities in the deep Gulf of Mexico. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference.  Houston TX.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.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.

  • 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.

  • Joye, S.B., S. Kleindienst, S. Grim, M. Crespo- Medina, & M. Sogin. (2014). The role of the rare biosphere in pelagic hydrocarbon degradation during the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

  • Khanna, P., Droxler, A. W., and J. A. Nittrouer. 2014. Uppermost Pleistocene Banks Along the South Texas Shelf Edge: A Clear Case of Drowning Based Upon Their Morphologies. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting, Houston, TX. April 6-9, 2014.

  • Kleindienst, S., S. Grim, M. Seidel, et al. (2014). The microbial response to the Deepwater Horizon deep-sea plume. Goldschmidt 2014 Meeting. Sacramento, CA.

  • MacDonald, I., C. Johansen, M. Silva, O. M. Garcia Pineda, and W. Shedd (2014), Short- and Long-Term Dynamics of Gas Hydrate at GC600: A Gulf of Mexico Hydrocarbon Seep, edited, in AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

  • 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.