CTD rosette being lowered into the Gulf of Mexico. Photo courtesy of Dr. Andreas Teske (ECOGIG).

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Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography

Oceanography Special Issue on GoMRI: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science

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A unifying theory for top-heavy ecosystem structure in the ocean, Nature Communications, 2018 C. Brock Woodson, John Schramski, Dr. Samantha Joye
BP Gulf Science Data Reveals Ineffectual Subsea Dispersant Injection for the Macondo Blowout, Frontiers in Marine Science, 2018 Claire B. Paris*, Igal Berenshtein, Marcia Trillo, Robin Faillettaz, Maria Olascoaga, Zachary Aman, Michael Schluter, Dr. Samantha Joye
Effects of pressure, methane concentration, sulfate reduction activity, and temperature on methane production in surface sediments of the Gulf of Mexico, Limnology and Oceanography, 2018 Dr. Guangchao Zhuang, Andy Montgomery, Ryan Sibert, Mary-Kate Rogener, Vladimir Samarkin, Dr. Samantha Joye*
Gene expression profiling reveals deep-sea coral response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Molecular Ecology, 2018 Danielle DeLeo*, Santiago Herrera, Stephen Lengyel, Andrea Quattrini, Rob Kulathinal, Dr. Erik Cordes
Gulf of Mexico Sediment Chemistry, for Gulf of Mexico Origin, Waters, and Biota (Invited Chapter), Chemical Oceanography of the Gulf of Mexico (T.S. Bianchi, Editor), 2018 Dr. Jeff Chanton*, Dr. Laura Lapham, T.S. Bianchi, Kelsey Rogers, D. Hollander, Dr. Samantha Joye
Isotopic composition of sinking particles: Oil effects, recovery and baselines in the Gulf of Mexico, 2010–2015, Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene, 2018 Dr. Jeff Chanton*, Sarah Giering, Samantha Bosman, Kelsey Rogers, Julia Sweet, Dr. Vernon Asper, Dr. Arne-R. Diercks, Dr. Uta Passow
Long-term impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on deep-sea corals detected after seven years of monitoring, Biological Conservation, 2018 Fanny Girard*, Dr. Charles Fisher
Macrobenthic infaunal communities associated with deep‐sea hydrocarbon seeps in the northern Gulf of Mexico, Marine Ecology, 2018 Travis Washburn*, Amanda Demopoulos, Paul Montagna
Microbial exopolymers: sources, chemico-physiological properties, and ecosystem effects in the marine environment, Frontiers in Microbiology, 2018 Tony Gutierrez*, Dr. Andreas Teske, Dr. Kai Ziervogel, Dr. Uta Passow, Antonietta Quigg
Microbial metabolism of methanol and methylamine in the Gulf of Mexico: insight into marine carbon and nitrogen cycling, Environmental Microbiology, 2018 Dr. Guangchao Zhuang, Tito Pena-Montenegro, Dr. Samantha Joye*, Andy Montgomery
Microbial response to oil enrichment in Gulf of Mexico sediment measured using a novel long-term benthic lander system, Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene, 2018 Dr. Beth Orcutt*, Dr. Laura Lapham, Jennifer Delaney, Neha Sarode, Kathleen S. Marshall, Kelly J. Whaley-Martin, Greg Slater, C. Geoff Wheat, Dr. Peter Girguis, Amanda Demopoulos
Mississippi River Plume Variability in the Gulf of Mexico From SMAP and MODIS‐Aqua Observations, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 2018 Dr. Renato Castelao*, Carolina da Silva
Projecting the recovery of a long-lived deep-sea coral species after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill using state-structured models, Journal of Applied Ecology, 2018 Fanny Girard*, Katriona Shea, Dr. Charles Fisher
Scales of seafloor sediment resuspension in the northern Gulf of Mexico, Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene, 2018 Dr. Arne-R. Diercks*, Clayton Dike, Dr. Vernon Asper, Steven F. DiMarco, Dr. Jeff Chanton, Dr. Uta Passow
SnapShot: Microbial Hydrocarbon Bioremediation, Cell, 2018 Dr. Samantha Joye*, Sara Kleindienst, Tito Pena-Montenegro
The ecosystem baseline for particle flux in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, Elementa - Science of the Anthropocene, 2018 S.L.C. Giering, Dr. Beizhan Yan, Julia Sweet, Dr. Vernon Asper, Dr. Arne-R. Diercks, Dr. Jeff Chanton, M. Pitiranggon, Dr. Uta Passow*
The impact of the Deepwater Horizon blowout on historic shipwreck-associated sediment microbiomes in the northern Gulf of Mexico, Scientific Reports, 2018 Leila J. Hamdan*, Jennifer L. Salerno, Allen Reed, Dr. Samantha Joye, Melanie Damour
The influence of mesoscale and submesoscale circulation on sinking particles in the northern Gulf of Mexico, Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene, 2018 Guanpeng Liu*, Dr. Annalisa Bracco, Dr. Uta Passow
Tritonibacter horizontis gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the Rhodobacteraceae, isolated from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, International Journal of Systematic & Evolutionary Microbiology, 2018 Franziska Klotz, Thorsten Brinkhoff, Heike M. Freese, Matthias Wietz, Dr. Andreas Teske, Meinhard Simon, Helge-Ansgar Giebel*








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