• DeCarlo, T., Comeau, S., Cornwall, C., Gajdzik, L., Guagliardo, P., Sadekov, A., Thillainath, E., Trotter, J., and M. McCulloch. (2019). Investigating marine bio-calcification mechanisms in a changing ocean with in vivo and high-resolution ex vivo Raman spectroscopy. Global Change Biology. pp. 1-12, doi:org/10.1111/gcb.14579.  [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Sadekov, A., Lloyd, N.S., Misra, S., Trotter, J., D’Olivo, J., and M. McCulloch. (2019). Accurate and precise microscale measurements of boron isotope ratios in calcium carbonates using laser ablation multicollector-ICPMS. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry. doi:10.1039/C8JA00444G.

  • Sager, W., Huang, Y., Tominaga, M., Greene, J., Nakanishi, M., and J. Zhang. (2019). Oceanic plateau formation by seafloor spreading implied by Tamu Massif magnetic anomalies. Nature Geosciences, doi: 10.1038/s41561-019-0390-y.

  • Trotter, J., Pattiaratchi, C., Montagna, P., Taviani, M., Falter, J., Thresher, R., Hosie, A., Haig, D., Foglini, F., Hua, Q. and M. McCulloch. (2019). First ROV Exploration of the Perth Canyon: Canyon Setting, Faunal Observations, and Anthropogenic Impacts. Front. Mari. Sci, 6:173, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00173. [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Walcutt, N., Knorlein, B., Sgouros, T., Cetinic, I., and Omand, M. (2019). Virtual Reality and Oceanography: Overview, Applications, and Perspective. Front. Mari. Sci. 6:644, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00644.

  • 2018

  • Chadwick, W., Merle, S., Baker, E.,  Walker, S., Resing, J., Butterfield, D., Anderson, M., Baumberger, T., and A. Bobbitt (2018), A recent volcanic eruption discovered on the central Mariana back-arc spreading center, Front. Ear. Sci., 6:172, doi:10.3389/feart.2018.00172. [This paper is published as OPEN ACCESS.]


  • Garvin, J., Slayback, D., Ferrini, V., Frawley, J., Giguere, C., Asrar, G, and Andersen, K. (2018). Monitoring and Modelling the Rapid Evolution of Earth’s Newest Volcano Island: Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai (Tonga) Using High Spatial Resolution Satellite Observations. Geophysical Research Letters 0 (0), doi: 10.1002/2017/GL076621.

  • Garvin, J., Slayback, D., Ferrini, V., Frawley, J., Giguere, C., Asrar, G., and Anderson, K. (2018). Monitoring and Modeling the Rapid Evolution of Earth’s Newest Volcanic Island: Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai (Tonga) Using High Spatial Resolution Satellite Observations. Geophysical Research Letters, 45, doi: 10.1002/2017GL076621. [This article has been published as Open Access].

  • 2017

  • Anderson, R., Reveillaud, J., Reddington, E., Delmont, T., Eren, A., McDermott, J., Seewald, J., and Huber, J. (2017).  Genomic Variation in Microbial Populations Inhabiting the Marine Subseafloor at Deep-sea Hydrothermal Vents. Nature Communications 8, 1114 (2017), doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-01228-6. [This article is published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Baker, E., Walker, S., Resing, J., Chadwick, Jr., W., Merle, S., Anderson, M., Butterfield, D., Buck, N., and S. Michael. (2017). The Effect of Arc Proximity on Hydrothermal Activity Along Spreading Centers: New Evidence from the Mariana Back-Arc (12.7° – 18.3°N). Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst.. Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1002/2017GC007234. [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Etnoyer, P., Wagner, D., Fowle, H., Poti, M., Kinlan, B., Georgian, S., and Cordes, E. (2017). Models of Habitat Suitability, Size, and Age-class Structure for the Deep-sea Black Coral Leiopathes Glaberrima in the Gulf of Mexico. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2017.10.008.  [This article is published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Jamieson, A., Malkocs, T., Piertney, S., Fujii, T., and Z. Zhang. (2017). Bioaccumulation of Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Deepest Ocean Fauna. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1:0051, doi:10.1038/s41559-016-0051. [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Khanna, P., Droxler, A., Nittrouer, J., Tunnell, Jr., J., and Shirley, T. (2017).  Coralgal Reef Morphology Records Punctuated Sea-level Rise During the Last Deglaciation. Nature Communications 8, 1046 (2017), doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-00966-x.  [This article is published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Bell, K.L.C., J. Flanders, A. Bowman, and N.A. Raineault, eds. 2017. New frontiers in ocean exploration: The E/V Nautilus, NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer, and R/V Falkor 2016 field season. Oceanography 30(1), supplement, 94 pp., https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.supplement.01

  • Omand, M., Cetinic, I., and Lucas, A. (2017).  Using Bio-optics to Reveal Phytoplankton Physiology from a Wirewalker Autonomous Platform. Oceanography 30(2):128-131, doi: 10.5670/oceanog.2017.233.

  • Singh, S., Hananto, N., Qin, Y., Leclerc, F., Avianto, P., Tapponier, P., Carton, H., Wei, S., Nugroho, A., Gemilang, W., Sieh, K., and Barbot, S. (2017).  The Discovery of a Conjugate System of Faults in the Wharton Basin Intraplate Deformation Zone, Science Advances 2017 3: no. 1, e1601689, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1601689.  [This publication is available as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Streich, M., Ajemian, M., Wetz, J., and G. Stunz. (2017). A Comparison of Fish Community Structure at Mesophotic Artificial Reefs and Natural Banks in the Western Gulf of Mexico,  Marine and Coastal Fishes, 9 (1), doi:10.1080/19425120.2017.1282897.  [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • 2016

  • Fitzgerald, R. (2016). The Mariana Trough, Physics Today, 69(8), 76 (2016); doi: 10.1063/PT.3.3278. [This publication is available as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Freeman, E., et. al. (2016), ICOADS Release 3.0: A Major Update to the Historical Marine Climate Record. International Journal of Climatology. doi:10.1002/joc.4775 [This publication is OPEN ACCESS via a Creative Commons License.]

    The most recent release of the complete marine climate database, which is used worldwide for research applications and numerical modeling, contains data collected by R/V Falkor. 

  • Girard, F., Fu, B., and C. R. Fisher. (2016). Mutualistic symbiosis with ophiuroids limited the impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on deep-sea octocorals. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 549: 89-98. doi:10.3354/meps11697 [This publication is OPEN ACCESS distributed under the terms of Creative Commons]. 

  • Linley, T.D., Gerringer, M.E., Yancey, P.H., Drazen, J.C., Weinstock, C.L., Jamieson, A.J., (2016). Fishes of the hadal zone including new species, in situ observations and depth records of hadal snailfishes. Deep Sea Research,114, 99-110. DOI:10.1016/j.dsr.2016.05.003. [This publication is available as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Smith, S.R., Lopez, N., and Bourassa, M.A. (2016), SAMOS Air-sea Fluxes: 2015-2014. Geoscience Data Journal, 3:9-19. doi: 10.1002/gdj3.34 [This publicatoin is OPEN ACCESS through a Creative Commons License.]

    This along-ship-track air-sea flux product, which will have wide applications in the satellite and ocean modeling communities, includes data collected by R/V Falkor.

  • 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.