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GERG Publications 2016

What follows is a list of Journal Publications, Posters, Presentations, Invited talks and Sessions attributable to GERG staff, students and post-doctoral fellows over 2016. The main aim is to show the variety of subjects and output from Grants for the GERG team. 

Journal Publications - 2016

Al Atwah, I., J. Puckette, J. Pantano, K. Arouri, JM. Moldowan, "Organic Geochemistry and Crude Oil Source Rock Correlation of Devonian-Mississippian Petroleum Systems in Northern Oklahoma" AAPG Memoir: Mississippian Reservoirs of the Mid-Continent, U.S.A. (In Press)

Chapman, P., Wade T.L. and Knap, A. 2016 Environmental Effects and Management of Oil Spills on Marine Ecosystems. Chapter 25: Environmental Management of Marine Ecosystems CRC press (in press)

Chichocki, J.A., Furuya, S., Venkatratnam, A., McDonald, T.J., Knap, A.H., Wade, T.L., Sweet, S.T., Chiu, W.A., Threadgill, D.W., Rusyn, I. (2016) Characterization of variability in toxicokinetics and toxicodynamics of tetrachloroethylene using the Collaborative Cross mouse population. Environmental Health Perspectives (in press). doi: 10.1289/EHP788

Dincer, Z., Sericano, J.L., Wade T.L., Bianchi, T.S., Marcantonio, F. and Kolker, A.S. 2016. Composition and Depth Distribution of Hydrocarbons in Barataria Bay Marsh Sediments after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Environmental Pollution 214. 101-113

Farrington, J.W., Tripp, B.W., Tanabe, S., Subramanian, A., Sericano, J.L., Wade T.L. and Knap, A.H. 2016.  Edward D. Goldberg’s Proposal of “Mussel Watch”: Reflections after 40 Years. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 110.  501-510.

Hwang, H-M, Fiala, M., Park, D. and Wade, T.L. 2016 Review of Pollutants in Urban Road Dust and storm water runoff: Part 1. Heavy Metals Released From Vehicles, International Journal of Urban Science (Taylor and Frances) http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/12265934.2016.1193041

Knap, A.H. and Rusyn I.  (2016) Environmental Exposures due to Natural Disasters. Reviews on Environmental Health, 31(1):89-92. doi: 10.1515/reveh-2016-0010.

Ledwell, J. R., R. He, Z. Xue, S. F. DiMarco, L. Spencer, and P. Chapman (2016), Dispersion of a tracer in the deep Gulf of Mexico, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121, doi:10.1002/2015JC011405.

Malone, T. and A.H. Knap (2016) Integrated Coastal Zone Monitoring in Support of Ecosystem Based Management of Marine Ecosystem Services. Chapter 15: Environmental Management of Marine Ecosystems CRC press (in press)

Overton, E.B., Wade T.L., Radovis, J.R., Meyer, B.M., Miles, M.S., Later, S.R. 2016. Chemical Composition of Macando and other Crude Oils and Compositional Alterations during Oil Spills. Oceanography. 29(3):50-63 http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.62

Qu, F., Nunnally, C., Lemanski, J.R., Wade T.L., Amon, R. and Rowe G.T. 2016 Polychaete Annelid (segmented worms) Abundance and Species Composition in proximity (6 to 9 KM) of the Deep Deepwater Horizon (DWH) Oil Spill, Deep-Sea Research Part II, 129 130-136.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drs.2015.04.020.

Quigg, A.; Passow, U.; Chin, W.; Bretherton, L.; Kamalanathan, M.; Xu, C.; Schwehr, K.; Zhang, S.; Sun, L.; Wade, T.; Finkel, Z.; Doyle, Sl.; Sylvan, J.; Williams, Al.; Obeid, W.; Hatcher, P.; Knap, A. and Santschi, P. 2016. Chemical and Microbial Controls on Aggregation and Degradation of Oil and Dispersants by Microbial Exopolymers. Limnology and Oceanography Letters (in press)

Renegar, A. D., Turner, N.R., Riegl, B.M., Dodge, R.E., Knap, A. and Schuler, P. (2016) Quantifying Hydrocarbon Toxicity to Shallow-water Corals: Range-finding exposure to 1-methylnapthalene. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. DOI: 10.1002/etc.3530.

Spencer, L.J., DiMarco, S.F., Wang, Z., Brooks, D.A. and Kuehl, J. (2016) Asymmetric Oceanic Response to a Hurricane: Deepwater Observations during Hurricane Isaac. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121, doi: 10.1002/2015JC011560.

Thyng, K., Greene, M.C., Hetland, R.D., Zimmerle, H., and DiMarco, S.F. (2016) True Colors of Oceanography Guidelines for Effective and Accurate Colormap Selection. Oceanography 29(3) 9-13.

Wade, T.L., Sericano J.L., Sweet, S.T., Knap A.H. and Guinasso N.L., Jr. (2016) Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Water Column Total Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) and Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH) from the Deepwater Horizon (Macondo) Incident. Marine Pollution Bulletin 103. 286-293.

Wang, Z,. DiMarco, S.F. and Socolofsky, S.A. (2016) Turbulence measurements in the northern gulf of Mexico: Application to the deepwater horizon oil spill on droplet dynamics. Deep Sea Research. 109, 40-50.

Presented papers, published abstracts 2016
 

Agueda, O., M. Beaver,J. Albach, C. Xu, S. Zhang, L. Sun, P. Lin, K. Schwehr, T.L. Wade, A. Knap, A. Quigg, P.H. Santschi. 2016 Relationships between surface tension and chemical composition of exopolymeric substances (EPS) in the presence of water accommodated fraction (WAF) and Corexit in two contrasting environments: Open ocean versus coastal ocean.  American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting Galveston TX. November 10-13, 2016 

Al-Atwah, I., Pantano, J., Knap, A.H., Sweet. S. (2016) Triple Quadrupole GC-MS/MS for Enhanced Biomarker and Diamondoid Technology: Implication to Unravel Hydrocarbon Mixing. Berg-Hughes Annual Symposium, 2016, College Station, Texas, USA.

Al-Atwah, I., Pantano, J., Knap, A., Sweet, S, (2016) "Triple Quadrupole GC-MS/MS for Enhanced Biomarker and Diamondoid Technology: Implication to Unravel Hydrocarbon Mixing". Berg-Hughes Annual Symposium, 2016, College Station, Texas, USA.

Bera, G., A. Knap, J. Sericano, T.L. Wade, S. Sweet, G. Gold-Bouchot, A. Quigg.  (2016)

Stability and chemical composition of water accommodated fraction (WAF) made through three different procedures and their implication in formation of extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) during oil spill. American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting Galveston TX. November 10-13, 2016

Beaver, M., C. Xu, S. Zhang, P. Lin, K. Schwehr, T.L. Wade, A. Quigg, P.H. Santschi. (2016) Production and composition of exopolymeric substances (EPS) in the presence of water accommodated fraction (WAF) oil and Corexit in two contrasting environments: Openocean versus coastal ocean. American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting Galveston TX. November 10-13, 2016

Cahuich-López M.A., Mariño-Tapia I., and Gold-Bouchot G. (2016) Variability of Winds in the Yucatan Peninsula: Relative Contributions of Synoptic and Local Patterns (sea breeze). XXV Congreso Mexicano y X Congreso Internacional de Meteorología. Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, México 14-18 November.

Gold-Bouchot, G., Ramirez-Miss, N., Aguirre-Macedo, L., Vidal-Martinez V., Echeverría-García A., Montero-Muñoz J., Rubio-Piña J., and Zapata-Pérez O. (2016) Biomarkers in two fish species from the southern Gulf of Mexico. Differential responses to pollutants and biometry. 8th International Conference on Marine Pollution and Ecotoxicology, Hong Kong, 20-24 June.

Gray, R.M., Richardson, M.R., DiMarco, S.F., and Gardner, W.D. (2016) EC41B-06: Annual and Seasonal Changes in POC, PON, and Total Particulate Matter in the Gulf of Mexico. Presented at AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting. February 22 -26, 2016. New Orleans. LA.

Guinasso. N., Wade, T.L., Sweet S.T., Sericano, J. L., Knap, A.H., and Gold-Bouchot, G. (2016) Cluster analysis and Principal Component Analysis of Biomarkers and Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons of Gulf of Mexico Sediments following the Deepwater Horizon Event Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative meeting. Tampa, Florida. February 1-5, 2016

Hetland, R.D., W. Zhang, SF. DiMarco, and K. Fennelt. 2016. EC14A-0961: Modulation Of Bottom Hypoxia By Submesoscale Shelf Eddies In The Northern Gulf Of Mexico. Presented at AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting. February 22 -26, 2016. New Orleans. LA.

Klein, A., Adams, S., Montagna, P., Palmer, P,. Sericano, J., Sweet, S., Wade, T. and Kennicutt, M. (2016) Spatial covariance of soil contaminants at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. SCAR 34, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia 30-30 August 2016.

Knap, A.H., Dimarco, S.F., Walpert, J., Buschang, S. and Pollock, G. (2016). Ocean Observing Texas Style. Oceanology International, London, March, 2016.

Morales-McDevitt, M.E., Wade, T.L., Knap, A., Gold-Bouchot, G., Shi, D., Sweet, S.T., Santschi, P.H. and Quigg, A. (2016) Degradation of WAF, CEWAF, and DCEWAF in biologically enriched mesocosms. Texas Bays and Estuaries Conference, University of Texas Marine Science Institute. April 13 to 14, 2016.

Palmer, T., Sweet, S., Klein, L., Hyde, L., Montagna, P,. Sericano, J. and Wade, T. (2016) Localized anthropogenic effects on the marine environment at palmer station, Antarctica. SCAR 34, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia 30-30 August 2016.

Palmer, T., Montagna, P, Hyde, L., Sweet, S., Klein, A., Sericano, J., Wade, T., Smith, S. and Kennicutt, M. (2016) Long-term changes in macrobenthic communities in contaminated sediments and epifauna bioaccumulation adjacent to McMurdo Station, Antarctica. . SCAR 34, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia 30-30 August 2016.   

Polzin,K., Angulo, A., Ledwell,J., DiMarco, S.F. and Wang, Z. (2016). Boundary Mixing along the Northern Deep Water Gulf of Mexico. Feb 2-4, 2016 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Tampa, Florida.

Ramirez-Miss N. E. and Gold-Bouchot G. 2016. Persistent Organic Pollutants in Breast Milk in Women of Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. 8th International Conference on Marine Pollution and Ecotoxicology, Hong Kong, 20-24 June.

Wade T.L., Quigg, A.; Passow, U., Chin, W., Bretherton, L., Kamalanathan, M., Xu, C., Schwehr, K., Zhang, S., Sun, L., Finkel, Z., Doyle, S., Sylvan, J., Williams, A., Obeid, W., Hatcher, P., Knap, A. and  Santschi, P.  (2016)  Highlights of GoMRI ADDOMEx Invited Presentation. for Workshop on Oil Spill 101: Exploring The Role of Environmental Research During Response Research. Clean Gulf Conference & Exhibition 2016.  Tampa Florida October 1-3.

Wade T.L., Quigg, A., Passow, U., Chin, W., Bretherton, L., Kamalanathan, M., Xu, C., Schwehr, K., Zhang, S., Sun, L., Finkel, Z., Doyle, Sl., Sylvan, J., Williams, A., Obeid, W., Hatcher, P., Knap, A. and  Santschi, P.  (2016)  Highlights of GoMRI ADDOMEx Invited Presentation. for Workshop on Oil Spill 101: Exploring The Role of Environmental Research During Response Research. Clean Gulf Conference & Exhibition 2016.  Tampa Florida October 1-3.

Wade, T.L., Knap, A.H., Morales-McDevitt, M., Gold-Bouchot, G., Shi, D., Sweet, S., Quigg, A. and Santschi, P.  (2016) Identifying oil/marine snow associations Preparation of water accommodated fraction (WAF) and chemical enhanced water accommodated fraction (CWAF) for dosing of ADDOMEx mesocosms experiments. American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting Galveston TX. November 10-13, 2016

Wang, Z.,  DiMarco, S.F. and Socolofsky, S.A.  (2016) PO13F-06: How was the deep scattering layers (DSLs) influenced by the Deepwater Horizon Spill? --- Evidences from 10-year NTL oil/gas ADCP backscattering data collected at the spill site. Presented at AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting. February 22 -26, 2016. New Orleans. LA.

Wang, Z., DiMarco, S,F. and Socolofsky. S. (2016) How Was the Deep Scattering layers (DSLs) Influenced by the Deepwater Horizon Spill? --- Evidences from 10-year NTL Oil/Gas ADCP Backscattering Data Collected at the Spill Site. Feb 2-4, 2016 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Tampa, Florida.

Wang, Z., DiMarco, S.F. and Socolofsky, S.A. (2016) Turbulence Measurements in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Application to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Droplet Dynamics. Feb 2-4, 2016 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Tampa, Florida.

Xu, C.S., Zhang, M., Beaver, P., Lin, L., Sun, Schwehr, K., Wade, T., Kopp, K., Quigg, A., Passow, U., Chin,W., Chiu, M., Hatcher, P., Knap, A. and Santschi.P., (2016) Effects of water-accommodated fraction (WAF) of Macondo oil and Corexit on formation of marine snow and their fate in mesocosm experiments. American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting Galveston TX. November 10-13, 2016

Zarate, L., Whilden, K., DiMarco, S.F., Knap, A.H. and Walpert J.N.  (2016) Oral presentation at the Oceans 2016 Marine Technology Society Conference in California on “A high frequency radar oceanic current monitoring system for the Texas Coast: Enhancement to the Texas Automated Buoy System Network.

Zhang, S., Xu, C., Beaver, M., Lin, Y., Lin, P., Sun, L., Schwehr, K., Wade, T.L., Kopp, K.,A. Quigg, U. Passow, W. Chin, M. Chiu, P.G. Hatcher, A. Knap, P.H. Santschi. 2016 Microbially-mediated exopolymeric substances (EPS) production, composition, and their role in regulating Macondo oil transport in a coastal phytoplankton-seeded mesocosm experiment. American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting Galveston TX. November 10-13, 2016

Poster Presentations 2016


Al Atwah, I. Pantano, J.,  Sweet, S. (2016) Light Hydrocarbons Geochemistry: Insights Into Analyzing the Mississippian Petroleum Systems in Northern Oklahoma: AAPG 2016 Annual Convention & Exhibition, Calgary Alberta, Canada. 19 to 22 June 2016.

Al Atwah, I., Sweet, S., Knap, A., Pantano, J. (2016) Triple Quadrupole GC-MS/MS for Enhanced Biomarker and Diamondoid. Berg-Hughes symposium held on Oct11, 2016 College Station, Tx.

Angulo, A.R., A. Costa, S. F. DiMarco, J. Ledwell, K. Polzin, and Z. Wang. 2016. PO14H-2912: Boundary mixing along the Northern Deep Water Gulf of Mexico. Presented at AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting. February 22 -26, 2016. New Orleans. LA.

Cichocki, J.A., Venkatratam A., Knap, A., Wade, T., Sweet, S. McDonald, T., Chiu, W.. Threadgill, D. and Rusyn, I. (2016) Inter-individual variability in the relationship between toxicokinetics and toxicodynamics of tetrachloroethylene. Poster accepter to the Society of Toxicology, March 2016.

DiMarco, S., A. H., Knap, Z. Wang, J. Walpert, and K. Dreger. 2016. PO14H-2906: Deadzones, Dying Eddies, and the Loop Current: Stability, Ventilation, and Heat Content from Buoyancy Glider Observations in the Northwest Gulf of Mexico in Spring and Summer 2015. Presented at AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting. February 22 -26, 2016. New Orleans. LA.

Gold-Bouchot, G., Shi, D., Sweet, S., Morales-McDevitt, M., Ramirez-Miss, N., Passow, U., Quigg, A., Santschi, P., Knap, A.H. and Wade, T.L. 2016 Analysis of Hydrocarbons in WAF and CWAF by Fluorescence. Results of an intercalibration exercise. Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative meeting. Tampa, Florida. February 1-5, 2016

Kim, J.S., P. Chapman, S.F. DiMarco. 2016. AH44A-0078: Nutrient - Salinity Ratios as Tracers for Mixing in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM). Presented at AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting. February 22 -26, 2016. New Orleans. LA. 

Knap, A.H., Renegar, D., Frank, T., Reigl,B.M., Turner, N. and Gold-Bouchet, G. (2016) D-TOX Deep-sea Risk Assessment and Species Sensitivity to WAF, CEWAF and Dispersant. Poster- Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative meeting. Tampa, Florida. February 1-5, 2016.

Knap, A., DiMarco, S., Walpert, J., Whilden, K, Guinasso, N. and Chapman, P. (2016) Ocean Observing Texas Style. Poster) Presented at AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting. February 22 -26, 2016. New Orleans. LA.

Knap, A.H. and Wade T.L. Geochemical and Environmental Research Group (GERG) Analytical Capabilities 2016. 3ed Annual Texas A&M University ENG-LIFE Workshop: at the Interface of Engineering and Life Sciences. College Station, TX. April 29 2016

Morales-McDevitt, M., Wade, T.L Knap, A.H. Gold-Bouchot, G., Shi, D., Sweet, S., Santschi, P., and Quigg, A. 2016 Water Accommodated Fraction (WAF) and Chemically Enhanced Water Accommodated Fraction (CEWAF) Production using BP Surrogate Oil and Corexit 9500 for Dosing of ADDOMEx Mesocosums. Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative meeting. Tampa, Florida. February 1-5, 2016

Nygrem, C., S.F. DiMarco, J. Kurrian, and P. Chang. 2016. Numerical Circulation Model Skill Assessment from Observed Deepwater Currents over 2 Years on the Continental Slope near the Macondo Spill Site. Feb 2-4, 2016 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Tampa, Florida.

Shi, D., Sweet, S.T. Sericano, J.L., Guinasso, N.L. and Wade, T.L. 2016. Distribution of Estimated Oil Equivelence (E)OE) and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) in Water Samples after the Deepwater Horizon Incident. Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative meeting. Tampa, Florida. February 1-5, 2016

Sweet, S., Klein, A, Palmer, T., Wade, T., Sericano, J. (2016) Organic contaminant concentrations in sub-tidal sediments in the vicinity of Palmer Station 25 years after the Bahia Paraiso spill. SCAR 34, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia 30-30 August 2016. 

Venkatratam A., Furuya, S., Kosyk, O., Soldatow, V., Sweet, S., Wade, T., Knap, A., Gold A., Bodnar, W., Chiu, W. and Rusyn, I. (2016) Using the collaborative Cross mouse model to investigate population-level variability in Trichlorethylene toxicity. Society of Toxicology, March 2016

Xinxin Li, Chuanlun Zhang, Terry Wade, Anthony Knap,Compositional dynamics of organic carbon in surface sediment from the lower Pearl River to the coastal South China Sea, Gordon Research Conferences-ocean biogeochemistry, June, 2016, Hongkong, China

Zimmerle, H. and S. F. DiMarco, 2016. AH44A-0081: Mechanisms Controlling Hypoxia Data Atlas: High-resolution hydrographic and chemical observations from 2003-2014. Presented at AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting. February 22 -26, 2016. New Orleans. LA.

Invited Talks 2016
 

DiMarco, S.  29 August 2016. Department of Oceanography “Ocean Observing with Buoyancy Gliders: Informing Science, Policy, Response, and Prediction
Subtitle: Celebrating four years of autonomous ocean vehicles at TAMU”. 

DiMarco, S., 2016. “Vertical Structure and Dynamics of the Deepwater GHulf of Mexico. Stennis Space Center: Gulf of Mexico Modeling and Loop Current Meeting. TAMU, NRL, and USM. 12 May 2016

DiMarco, S., 2016.” Glider Performance in Northern Gulf of Mexico: An Update” At “Establishing a Cooperative Hypoxic Zone Monitoring Program” The 6th Annual NOAA/NGI Hypoxia Research Coordination Workshop”. Stennis: Gulf Hypoxia Monitoring Workshop September 2016,

DiMarco, S. (2016). Global Marine Sustainability Workshop at the Scottish Association for Marine Science 20-22 September 2016 in Oban Scotland: Session "Autonomous systems – technologies looking for a question, or questions which can be answered with technology?”. His talk was entitled “Ocean Buoyancy Gliders: Informing Policy, Science, Prediction, and Response”

DiMarco, S. (2016). “Welcome to the Jungle: Deepwater Dynamics and Vertical Current Structure in the northern Gulf of Mexico” at "Society of Petroleum Engineers / IMarEST Loop Current Eddy Workshop:  Observations, Impacts, and Forecasts" at the RAC Conference Center in Houston Texas on 11-12 October 2016

Knap, A.H. (2016) Beyond Ships – thinking long term. Invited: National Ocean Exploration Forum 2016. Rockefeller University, New York, October 20-21, 2016

Knap, A.H. (2016) Sustained Ocean Observations: thinking long-term. Invited. Global Marine Sustainability Workshop, Oban, Scotland. September 20-24, 2016.

Knap, A.H. (2016) Ocean Health and Human Health: the mobilization of contaminants by natural Disasters. Invited. Veterinary College, College Station. September 12, 2016.

Knap, A.H. (2016) The complexity of the ocean and the technology required to understand it: The opportunity for TAMU engineers and oceanographers to integrate. The Texas A&M Institute Invited Lecture Series, College Station, April 6, 2016

Knap, A.H. (2016) A time-series Program for the Gulf of Mexico. University of Southern Mississippi, Stennis Space Center, Mississippi. May 12, 2016.

Chaired sessions 2016
 

DiMarco, S.with P. Chapman, E.E. Cordes, and A. W. Demopoulas, 2016. PO13F: Physics, Chemistry, and Ecology of the Deep Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill I. AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting. February 22 -26, 2016. New Orleans. LA. 

DiMarco, S.F. 2016. Steering Committee member of “Establishing a Cooperative Hypoxic Zone Monitoring Program: The 6th Annual NOAA/NGI Hypoxia Research Coordination Workshop”. Stennis: Gulf Hypoxia Monitoring Workshop September 2016,

DiMarco, S.F. with P. Chapman, E.E. Cordes, and A. W. Demopoulas, 2016. PO13F: Physics, Chemistry, and Ecology of the Deep Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill II: Posters. AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting. February 22 -26, 2016. New Orleans. LA.

Knap, A.H. (2016) Gulf of Mexico Working Group. National Ocean Exploration Forum 2016. Rockefeller University, New York, October 20-21, 2016


GERG Publications 2015
 

Journal Publications - 2015


Elkady, A.A., Wade, T.L., Klein, A.G. and Sweet, S.T. 2015 Distribution and assessment of heavy metals in the aquatic environment of Lake Manzala, Egypt. Ecological Indicators 58. 445-457

Jing, Z., Chang, P., DiMarco, S.F. and Wu, L. (2015) Role of near-inertial internal waves in sub-thermocline diapycnal mixing in the northern Gulf of Mexico. JPO 45(12), 3137-3154.

Mendez-Jimenez, A., Heyman, W. D and DiMarco, S.F. (2015) Surface drifter movement indicates onshore egg transport from a reef fish spawning aggregation. Physical Geography, DOI: 10.1080/02723646.2015.1023243, pp. 1-14.

Qu, F., Nunnally, C., Lemanski, J.R., Wade T.L., Amon, R. and Rowe G.T. 2015 Polychaete Annelid (segmented worms) Abundance and Species Composition in proximity (6 to 9 KM) of the Deep Deepwater Horizon (DWH) Oil Spill, Deep-Sea Research Part II, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drs.2015.04.020.

Yoo, H.S., Chicocki, J.A., Kim. S., Venkrarum, A., Iwata, Y., Kosyk, O., Bodnar, W., Sweet., S., Knap, A., Wade, T., Campbell, J., Clewell, H.J., Melnyk, S.B., Chiu, W.A. and Rusyn, I. (2015). The contribution of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha to the relationship between toxicokinetics and toxicodynamics of trichloroethylene. Toxicological Sciences, 07/2015; DOI:10.1093/toxsc/kfv134.

Zhang, W., Hetland, R.D., DiMarco, S.F. and Fennel, K. (2015 Processes controlling mid-water column oxygen minima over the Texas-Louisiana Shelf. J. Geophys. Res. 120(4), 2800-2812.

Presented papers, published abstracts 2015


Al-Maslamani, I.A., Abdel-Moati, M.A., Al-Ansari, E.S., Al-Ansi, M.A., Solimann, Y., Al-Shaikh, I.M., Rowe, G., Wade, T., Kuklyte, L., Helmi, A., Al-Azhari, M.M., Yigiterham, O. 2015 Bioaccumulation of mercury in pearl oysters (Pinctada radiate) from the coastal waters of Qatar (Arabian Gulf), Quarter Life Sciences Symposium 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.5339/qproc.2015.qulss2015.16

Dimarco, S. F. Zimmerle, H. Chapman, P. and Howard, M. K. (2015) Interannual Variability Of Along- And Cross-Shelf Spatial Scales Of Oxygen, Chlorophyll, And Cdom In The Gulf Of Mexico Hypoxic Zone From Towed Observations, Aquatic Sciences, ASLO 2015, Granada, Spain

Hetland, R. D., Zhang, W., Fennel, K. and Dimarco, S. F.(2015) Seasonal Hypoxia In The Context Of Bottom Boundary Layer Dynamics(Abstract ID: 26871) Aquatic Sciences, ASLO 2015, Granada, Spain

Hyland J., Cooksey, C., Balthis, L., Fulton, M., Wade, T. and Wirth, E. 2015 Deepwater Horizon (DWH) Oil Spill: Assessment of Potential Impacts to the Offshore Benthos and Sediment Quality along the Gulf of Mexico Shelf. 2015 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Houston TX.  February 16 to 19, 2015

Kuehl J., Wienders, N., DiMarco, S., Speer, K. and Hamilton, P. (2015) GoMRI Mooring Comparison.  Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference February 2015, Houston TX

Kuehl, J. and DiMarco, S.F. (2015) Identification of bottom intensified dynamics on the northern Gulf of Mexico slope and their impact on fate and transport modeling. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference February 2015, Houston TX

Li ,X. Zhang, C. and  Wade T.L.. Compositional Dynamics of Organic Carbon in Surface Sediments from the Lower Pearl River to the Coastal South China Sea. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2015, abstract #B11E-0483 

Quigg, A., Santschi, P., Knap, A., Wade, T., Wei-Chun, Chin, Passow, U., Hatcher, P., Sylvan, J., Finkel, Z. amd Ginn, J. (2015) Aggregation and Degradation of Dispersant and Oil by Microbial Exopolymers (ADDOMex). Conference Gulf of Mexico Research Investigations, Houston, Texas, February 15-20, 2015.

Ramey, E., Dimarco, S. F., Dreger, K., Lambert, S., Zimmerle, H., Howard, M. K. and Kobara, S. (2015) Gulf Of Mexico Coastal Hypoxia Glider Demonstration Experiment Of Summer 2014  Aquatic Sciences, ASLO 2015, Granada, Spain

Renegar, A., Turner, N., Riegl, B., Dodge, R., Knap, A. and Shuler, P. (2105) Quantifying hydrocarbon toxicity to shallow-water corals: range finding experiment. Conference Gulf of Mexico Research Investigations. Houston Texas, February 15-20, 2015.

Wade, T., Sweet, S., Sericano, J., Knap, A. and Guinasso, N. (2015) Temporal and Spatial Distribution of water column polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and total petroleum hydrocarbons from the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) incident. Conference Gulf of Mexico Research Investigations, Houston, Texas, February 15-20, 2015.

Wade, T.L., Sweet S.T., Sericano, J.L., Knap, A.H. and Guinasso N.L. Jr.  2015 Temporal and Spatial Distribution of Water Column Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons from the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) Oil Incident. 2015 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Houston TX.  February 16 to 19, 2015

Wang, Z., DiMarco, S.F. and Socolofsky S.A. (2015) The Role of Turbulence on Droplet Dynamics: Application to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference February 2015, Houston TX

Poster Presentations 2015


Quigg,A., Santschi, P., Knap, A., Wade, T., Wei-Chun, Chin, Passow, U., Hatcher, P., Sylvan, J., Finkel, Z. amd Ginn, J. (2015) Aggregation and Degradation of Dispersant and Oil by Microbial Exopolymers (ADDOMex). 2015 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Houston Texas.  February 16 to 19, 2015 

Wade, T.L., Sweet S.T., Sericano, J.L., Shi, D. and Guinasso N.L. Jr.  2015 Temporal Trends in Estimated Oil Equivalents in Water Column Samples during and 4 years after the Deepwater Horizon Spill. 2015 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Houston TX.  February 16 to 19, 2015

Invited Talks 2015 


DiMarco, S.F. (2015) Ocean Observing and Big Data: Global Initiatives and Local Impact: Hurricanes, Deadzone,and Oil Spills, Integrating Data from Multidisciplinary Research, Risk eLearning Webinar Series, NIH/Superfund. 24 June 2015. 

DiMarco, S.F. (2015) Ocean Observing in the Gulf of Mexico, University of Haifa and Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research; Haifa Israel, 21 March 2015.

DiMarco, S.F. (2015) Ocean Observing in the Department of Oceanography”, Department of Oceanography Seminar, College Station, TX, 26 Jan 2015.

Knap, A.H. (2015) The importance of Sustained Ocean Measurements (Invited) Presented at the First Meeting of the International Scientific Advisory Board, Institute of Oceanology Chinese Academy of Sciences. December 14-16, 2015, Qingdao, China.

Knap, A.H. (2015) The Macondo Oil Spill: Environmental Concerns, Presentation to the Maritime Law Association of the United States, Bermuda, October 23, 2015.

Knap, A.H. (2015) Sustained Observations, Haifa, Israel, March 23, 2015.

Knap, A.H. (2015) Sustained Ocean Observations: thinking long term. National Academy of Sciences  Gulf Research Board. Tampa, Florida, March 10, 2015.

Knap, A.H. (2015) Sustained Observations in the Open Ocean. Partnership of Observations in the Global Ocean. Tenerife, Spain, January 28, 2015.

Knap, A.H. (2015) Ocean Observing Texas Style: the Importance of Sustained Observations. CIIMAR, Mexico City, February 25, 2015.

Knap, A.H. (2015) The Secret Behind 833 Graham Road, Ocean Observing. The Society of Underwater Technology, Texas A&M University, College Station, February 10, 2015.

Knap, A.H. (2015) Environmental Exposures due to Natural Disasters. Presented at the 16th Pacific Basin Consortium for Environment and Health August 10-13, 2015. Jakarta, Indonesia.

Wade, T., Sweet, S., Sericano, J., Knap, A. and Guinasso, N. (2015) Quality Assurance/Quality Control for hydrocarbons from NOAA/NS&T to Deepwater Horizon and Beyond. Conference on Gulf of Mexico Research Investigations. Houston, Texas, February 15-20, 2015

Wade, T.L. 2015 Guest Lecturer Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Fate of Toxic Components. Oceanography 350 Marine Pollution. February 24, 2015

GERG Publications 2014


Journal Publications - 2014


Chapman, P., Socolofsky, S. and Hetland, R. (2014). From blowout to beach: an integrated modeling approach. Proceedings of the 2014 International Oil Spill Conference, 919-932.

Cooksey, C., Hyland J., Fulton, M.H., Balthis, L., Wirth, E. and Wade T. (2014) Ecological Conditions of Coastal Ocean Waters along the U.S. Continental Shelf of Northeastern Gulf of Mexico: 2010. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 188, NOAA National Ocean Service, Charleston SC 29412-9110. 68 pp. 

Feng, Y., Fennel, K., Jackson, G.,  DiMarco, S. and Hetland, R., (2014) A model study of the response of hypoxia to upwelling favorable wind on the northern Gulf of Mexico Shelf. J. of Marine Systems. 131 (March 2014), 63-73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2013.11.009

Joye, S.B., Montoya J.P., Murawski, S.A., Ozgokmen, T.M., Wade T.L., Montuoro, R. Roberts, B.J., Hollander, D.J., Jeffrey, W.H., Chanton, J.P. and Wilson C.A. (2014) A Rapid Response Study of the Hercules Gas Well Blowout. EOS. 95. 341-342.

Klein, A.G., Sweet S.T., Kennicutt II, M.C., Wade T.L, Palmer T.A. and Montagna P. (2014) Chapter 9: Long Term Monitoring of Human Impacts to the Terrestrial Environment at McMurdo Station, In: Antarctic Futures Springer (T.Tin, D. Liggett, P. Maher and M. Lamers, editors) ISBN 978-007-6581-8, pp 213-227 Springer Science + Business Media,  Dordrecht.

Kuehl, J., DiMarco, A., Spencer, L. and Guinasso, N. (2014) Application of the Smooth Orthogonal Decomposition to oceanographic datasets. GRL 44(11), 3966-3971.

Guinasso, N., Walpert, J., Lee III, L., DiMarco, S. and Buschang, S. (2014) Texas Automated Buoy System provides situational awareness of winds and currents on the coast of Texas. Proceedings of the American Petroleum Institute. International Oil Spill Conference Proceedings, 2014(1), 300175.

Malone, T. C., DiGiacomo, P.M., Gonçalves, E., Knap, A.H., Talaue-McManus, L. and de Mora, S. (2014). Enhancing the Global Ocean Observing System to meet evidence needs for the ecosystem-based management of coastal ecosystem services. Natural Resources Forum, 38:161-181.

Malone, T.C., P.M. DiGiacomo, E. Gonçalves, A.H. Knap, L. Talaue-McManus, Stephen de Mora and Jose Muelbert (2014). A global ocean observing system framework for sustainable development. Marine Policy, 43: 262-272.

Nunnally. C., Quigg, A., DiMarco, S., Chapman, P. and G. Rowe (2014). Benthic-Pelagic Coupling in the Gulf of Mexico Hypoxic Area:  Sedimentary enhancement of hypoxic conditions and near bottom primary production. Continental Shelf Research. 85, 143-152. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2014.06.006.

Sericano, J.L., Wade T.L., Sweet, S.T. and Ramirez, J. (2014) Temporal Trends and Spatial Distribution of DDT in Bivalves from the Coastal Marine Environments of the Continental United States, 1986-2009 Marine Pollution Bulletin 81 303-316.

Soliman, Y.S., Al Ansari and Wade T.L. (2014) Sources, Composition and Levels of PAHs in Coastal Sediments of the EEZ of Qatar, Arabian Gulf. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 85 542-548

Talley, L.D., Koltermann, K.P., Gouretski, V. V. , Jancke, K., Orsi, A. H. , Whitworth, T. III, Sparrow, M., Chapman, P., Gould, W.J.  and Schlitzer, R. (2014). Atlases give global snapshot of oceans in the 1990s. EOS 95, 101-102.

Wade, T.L., Sweet, S.T., Sericano, J.L., DeFreitas, D.A. and Lauenstein, G.G. 2014 Polychlorinated Dibenzo-P-Dioxins and Dibenzofurans in Bivalve Samples from the NOAA National Status and Trends Project. Marine Pollution Bulletin 81 317-324.

Wang, Z., DiMarco, S, Ingle, S., Belabbassi, L. and Al-Kharusi, L. (2014) Seasonal and annual variability of vertically migrating scattering layers in the northern Arabian Sea. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers. 90, 152-165.


Presented papers, published abstracts 2014
 


Chapman, P. ,  Bowman, J.A. , Caldwell, L. (2014).  Gulf Integrated Spill Consortium Outreach – Drift Cards. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Mobile, January 27-30. 

DiMarco, S.F., Chapman, P. , Perry, R.M.  and Howard, M.K.  (2014). Spatial and temporal scales of oxygen variability on a stratified continental shelf using an integrated ocean observatory. 46th Liege Colloquium: Low oxygen environments in marine, estuarine and fresh waters, Liege, 5-9 May 2014.

DiMarco, S,F. Spencer, L.*, Kuehl, J., Guinasso, N. L., Nygren, C.*, Chapman, P., Montuoro, R., Kurian, J., Khade, V., Chang, P., Ledwell, J. R.  (2014). Volume and mass transport on the continental slope near the Macondo spill site from a moored deepwater current meter array. 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Conference, Mobile, Jan 2014

Knap, A.H. (2014) The importance of Time-series studies and applications of new technologies: The SmartGulf Concept. The 3rd Korea-US Oceanic and Atmospheric S&T Workshop, Vienna, Virginia – May 30, 2014

Knap, A.H., Mullins, R. and Lomas, M. (2014) New Technologies for Sustained Ocean Observations: the Smart Gulf Concept. IBS Symposium, Seoul, South Korea. February 13, 2014.

Kuehl, J. , Thyng, K. M. and Chapman, P. (2014) GISR Drift Card Program: Surface Transport Observation, Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Mobile, January 27 –30.

Kuehl, J., Spencer, L., DiMarco, S., Nygren, C. and Guinasso, Jr, N. (2014) Deepwater variability as seen by the GISR mooring array. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference January 2014, Mobile AL.

Ledwell, J. R. , He, R. , Xuo, Z. , Chang, P. , Montuoro, R. ,Olascoaga, J. , Kuehl, J. J. , DiMarco, S. , Spencer, L. *, Chapman, P. (2014). Tracer dispersion at mid-depth in the Gulf of Mexico: Field experiment and simulations. 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Conference, Mobile, Jan 2014

Li, X. Bianchi, T.S., Allison, M.A., Chapman, P. and Yang, G. (2014). Historical Reconstruction of Organic Carbon Decay and Preservation in the Sediment on the East China Sea Shelf. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2014, session B23K.EndFragment 

Smyth, A.M.*, Liss, P.S. , Chapman, P. and Yvon-Lewis, S.A. (2014). The effects of ozone and dissolved organic matter on manganese speciation in the surface ocean. AGU Ocean Sciences meeting, Honolulu, Feb 2014.

Spencer, L., DiMarco, S., Kuehl, J., Montuoro, R., Khade, W., Kurian, J. and Chang, P. (2015) Water-column inertial and sub-inertial oceanic response to Hurricane Isaac in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference January 2014, Mobile AL.

Wade, T. L. , Shi, D. *, Chapman, P. , Sweet, S. T. , Guinasso, N. L.  (2014). 10-390 - Hercules 252 Gas Blowout Rapid Response: Water Sample Estimated Oil Equivalents. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Mobile, January 27-30.

Wade, T.L. , Chapman, P. , Sericano, J.E. , Sweet, S.T. Shi, D.  and  Guinasso, N.L. (2014). Petroleum in the water column in the vicinity of the Deepwater Horizon spill and Hercules 252 gas blowout. AGU Ocean Sciences meeting, Honolulu, Feb 2014.

Walpert, J.N, Guinasso, N., Lee, L., Liu, D. Buschang, S., (2014) TABS Responder – A Quick Response Buoy to Supplement the TABS Network. MTS/IEE Oceans 2014, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, September 2014

Walpert, J.N., Guinasso, N.L., Buschang, S.G., TABS Responder – A Tool for Oil Spill Response Managers. Clean Gulf, San Antonio Texas, December, 2014

Wang, Z and DiMarco, S.F. (2014) The role of turbulence in the mixing and diffusion of oil in the Gulf of Mexico. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference January 2014, Mobile AL.

Woodruff, O.P. Yeager, K.M., Wade, T.L., Louchouarn, P., Bonner, S. and  Rutledge, M.H. 2014. Temporal and Spatial Characterization of Macondo 252 Signatures in Gulf of MexicShelf and Slope Sediments: Evidence for Weathering, Biodegradation, and Transport. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2014, abstract #OS33B-1064


Poster Presentations 2014


Shi, D., Wade, T.L., Sweet, S.T. and Guinasso, N.L. (2014) Estimated Oil Equivalents in the Water Column Three Years after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Mobile Al. January 26 to 30, 2014

Soliman, Y.S., Al Ansari, E., Sericano, J.L. and Wade T.L. (2014) Benthic Feeding Guilds and the Bioaccumulation of Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) under Arid Climate. Gordon Research Conference on New Hampshire, June 9 to 13, 2014.

Wade, T.L., Sericano, J.L., Sweet, S.T. and Guinasso, N.L. (2014) Distribution of Water Column Hydrocarbons from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Mobile Al. January 26 to 30, 2014.

Wade, T.L., Shi, D., Chapman, P. Sweet, S.T. and Guinasso, N.L. (2014) Hercules 252 Gas Blowout Rapid Response: Water Sample Estimated Oil Equivalents. 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Mobile Al. January 26 to 30, 2014 


Invited Talks 2014


Chapman, P. (2014). Deep Water Oil Spills: New Threats and New Research. Invited talk at Flinders University, 19 March 2014. 

Chapman, P. (2014). Deep Water Oil Spills: New Threats and New Research. Invited talk at UTMSI, Port Aransas, 11 April 2014.

Chapman, P. , Socolofsky, S.  and Hetland, R. (2014). From blowout to beach: an integrated modeling approach. International Oil Spill Conference, Savannah, May 5-9, 2014 (Invited talk).

Chapman, P. (2014). Deep Water Oil Spills: New Threats and New Research. Invited talk at Texas A&M University, Galveston, 5 September 2014.

DiMarco, S. (2014) Ocean Observing in a Troubled Gulf: Hurricanes, Deadzones, and Oils Spills in the Gulf of Mexico”, GEOMAR Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research, Kiel, Germany. 12 October 2014.

DiMarco, S. (2014) “Got Depth? Deepwater current observations near the DWH Oil Spill Site” Department of Oceanography Seminar. College Station, TX. February 2014

Knap, A.H. (2014) Open Arctic: Opportunity and Risk. 2014 Houston Marine Insurance Seminar, Houston, Texas, September 23, 2014.

Knap, A.H. (2014) Changing Climate: Future effects on the Shipping Industry. Annual Meeting of the International Chamber of Shipping, London, September 9,  2014.

Knap, A.H. (2014) Climate Change and the Shipping Industry. Singapore Shipping Association. Singapore, August 25, 2015.

Knap, A.H. (2014) Climate Change and the Shipping Industry. Hong Kong Ship Owners Association. Hong Kong, August 22, 2015. 

Knap, A.H. (2014) The Future of Ocean Observing: Challenges and Opportunities. Presidents Council of Advisors for Science and Technology. National Academy of Sciences. July 11, 2014.

Knap, A.H. (2014) A view of the Ocean: An Ocean scientists view on the Future. Nephila Investor Meeting, Tuckers Point, Bermuda, March 10, 2014.

Wade T.L. 2014 (Invited Workshop Presenter) NOAA Status and Trend and Other Programs: Quality Assurance/Quality Control. GOMRI Hydrocarbon Analyses QA/QC Workshop. 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Mobile Al. January 26 to 30, 2014.


GERG Publications 2013


Journal Publications – 2013


Barakat, A.O., Mostafa, A., Wade T.L. Sweet S.T. and El Sayed, N.B 2013 Distribution and Ecological Risk of Organochlorine Pesticides and Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Sediments from the Mediterranean Coastal Environment of Egypt Chemosphere 93: 545-554.

Barakat, A.O., A. Mostafa, N.B. El-Sayed, T.L. Wade and S.T. Sweet, 2013. Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Surface Sediments of Lake Manzala, Egypt. Soil and Sediment Contamination 22: 315-331.

Bianchi, T., Garcia‐Tigreros, F., Yvon‐Lewis, S., Shields, M., Mills, H., Butman, D., Osburn, C., Raymond, P.,Shank, G., DiMarco, S., Walker, N., Kiel B., Reese, R., Mullins‐Perry, R., Quigg, A., Aiken, G and Grossman, E. (2013) Enhanced transfer of terrestrially derived carbon to the atmosphere in a flooding event. Geophysical Research Letters 40 (1), 116-122

Li, X.X., Bianchi, T.S., Allison, M.A. , Chapman, P., Mitra, S., Zhang, Z., Yang, G.P.  and Z.G. Yu. (2012). Composition, abundance and age of total organic carbon in surface sediments from the inner-shelf off the East China Sea. Marine Chemistry, 145-147, 37-52.

Li, X, Bianchi, T.S., Allison, M.A., Chapman, P. and G.P. Yang (2013). Historical

reconstruction of organic carbon decay and preservation in sediments of the East China Sea shelf. Journal of Geophysics Research: Biogeosciences 118, 1-15, doi:10.1002/jgrg.20079

Pendergraft, M.A., Zeynep, D., Sericano, J.L., Wade T.L. and Rosenheim, B.E. Linking 2013. Ramped-Pyrolysis Isotope Data to Oil Content through PAH Analysis. Environmental Research Letters 8. 1-10 (on line at stacks.iop.org/ERL/8/044038)

Qin, J., F. Gu, D. Liu, C. Yin, S. Zhao, H. Chen, J. Zhang, C. Yang, X. Zhan and M. Zhang, 2013. Proteomic analysis of elite soybean Jidou17 and its parents using iTRAQ-based quantitative approaches. Proteome Science 11 (12):1-11.

Wang, Z., DiMarco, S., Ingle, S. and Belabbassi, L. (2013) A cabled oceanographic monitoring network in the northern Arabian Sea: success, challenges and opportunities, Advances in Earth Science, 28(5): 529-536.  (In Chinese).

Wang, Z., DiMarco, S., Jochens, A. and Ingle, S. (2013) High salinity events in the northern Arabian Sea and Sea of Oman. Deep Sea Research – I. 74, 14-24. 


Presented papers, published abstracts 2013


Bianchi, T. S., Tigreros, G., Yvon-Lewis, S., Shields, M. R., Mills, H. J., Butman, D., Osburn, C., Raymond, P., Shank, G. C. and Dimarco, S. F.(2013) Transfer Of Terrestrially-Derived Organic Matter During The Mississippi River Flood Of 2011 ASLO Aquatic Sciences 2013 February 2013, New Orleans, LA

Calbat, K. A. and Dimarco, S. F. (2013) Investigating The Horizontal Distribution Of Hydrographic Properties Of The Texas-Louisiana Shelf Using An Undulating Towed Vehicle ASLO Aquatic Sciences 2013 February 2013, New Orleans, LA

Chapman, P. (2013). Gulf Integrated Spill Research (GISR): Some applications to dispersants.API/C-IMAGE meeting on Dispersant Usage Following the BP Horizon Blowout, Tampa, June 2013.

Chapman, P. (2013). Deepwater oil spills: New threats and new research. International Symposium on Deep-Sea Oil Spills, Qingdao, China, October 2013

Chapman, P., Chang, P. and Wu, D. (2013). Transfer and Joint programs – do they work? Poster ED43A-0766, AGU Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

DiMarco, S. F., Mullins-Perry, R. E., Zhang, X., Chapman, P. and Howard, M. K. (2013) Flood Versus Drought: Comparing Stability And Dissolved Oxygen Variability On The Louisiana Shelf During The Summers Of 2011 And 2012 ASLO Aquatic Sciences 2013 February 2013

DiMarco, S., Chapman, P., Guinasso, Jr., N., Spencer, L., and Kuehl, J. (2014) Deepwater mooring deployment and oceanographic conditions on the continental shelf and slope of the north central Gulf of Mexico near the Deepwater Horizon site in summer 2012, New Orleans, LA Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference January 2013, New Orleans LA

Hatch, R.S., Yeager, K.M., Brunner, C.A., Wade, T.L., Briggs K.B. and Schindler, K.J. (2013) Salt Marsh Sediment Mixing Following Petroleum Hydrocarbon Exposure from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. AGU Fall Meeting 2013.

Hyland, J., Cooksey, C. Fulton, M. Wirth, E. and Wade T. (2013) Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Assessment of Potential Impacts to the Offshore Benthos along the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico Shelf. Gulf of Mexico: Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. New Orleans LA, January 21-23, 2013

Mullins-Perry, R., DiMarco, S.F., Walpert, J., Dreger, K. and Knap, A.H. (2013) Investigating Hydrographic Variability in the Western Gulf of Mexico using Autonomous Underwater Vehicles. AGU Meeting, December 11-15, San Francisco.

Mullins-Perry, R. L. and Dimarco, S. D. (2013) A Tale Of Two Years: A Flood And A Drought And The Impacts On Hypoxia Formation On The Texas Shelf ASLO Aquatic Sciences 2013 February 2013, New Orleans, LA

Mullins-Perry, R., DiMarco, S.F., Walpert, J., Guinasso, N. and Knap, A.H. (2013) Glider Operations in the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico. Marine Technical Society Meeting, September 23-26, San Diego.

Rose, K. A., Creekmore, S., Neilan, R. M., Craig, J. K., Thomas, P., Rahman, M. S., Fennel, K., Hetland, R. and Dimarco, S. F. (2013) Predicting The Population-Level Effects Of Hypoxia On Atlantic Croaker (Micropogonias Undulatus) In The Northern Gulf Of Mexico ASLO Aquatic Sciences 2013 February 2013, New Orleans, LA

Spencer, L. J., Dimarco, S. F. and Guinasso, Jr., N. L. (2013) Physical Oceanographic Conditions On The Continental Shelf And Slope Of The North Central Gulf Of Mexico Near The Deepwater Horizon Site In Summer 2012 ASLO Aquatic Sciences 2013 February 2013, New Orleans, LA

Wade, T.L., Sweet, S.T., Sericano, J.L., Shi D. and Guinasso, N.L. Jr. (2013) Gulf Integrated Spill Consortium (GISR): Petroleum in the Water Column in the Vicinity of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Texas Bas and Estuaries Meeting. Marine Sciences Institute, University of Texas, Port Aransas, Texas April 25 and 26, 2013.

Wade, T.L., Sweet, S.T., Sericano, J.L., Shi D. and Guinasso, N.L. Jr. (2013) Total Scanning Fluorescence (TSF) Determination of Petroleum in the Vicinity of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Gulf of Mexico: Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. New Orleans LA, January 21-23, 2013

Wade T.L., Sweet S.T., Sericano J.L., Shi D., Knap A. H., Chapman, P. and Guinasso, N.L. Jr. (2013) Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Chemistry Perspective The First Symposium on Deep Sea Oil Spills. Qingdao, Shandong Province, China October 28 to 30, 2013

Zimmerle, H. M.; Dimarco, S. F.; Guinasso, Jr., N. L.; Interannual Variability Of The Texas Coastal Current In The Northwestern Gulf Of Mexico From 21 Years Of Observations ASLO Aquatic Sciences 2013 February 2013, New Orleans, LA


Poster Presentations 2013


Dincer, Z., Pendergraf, M., Sericano, J.L., Marcantonio, F., Wade, T.L., Bianchi, T.S., Rosenheim, B.E. and Kolker, A.S. 2013 Relating PAH Content to Overall Stability of Organic Matter Containing DWH Oil. Gulf of Mexico: Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. New Orleans LA, January 21-23, 2013.


Invited Talks 2013


Chapman, P. (2013). The BP Macondo blowout of  2010 - was it the disaster people feared? Invited talk; TAMU Dept. Ocean Engineering, 31 January 2013.

Chapman, P. (2013). Oceanography 250 km from the Sea. Talk given at Tongji University, Shanghai, China, 5 March 2013.

Chapman, P. (2013). Oceanography 250 km from the Sea. Talk given at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou , China, 7 March 2013.

Chapman, P. (2013). Gulf Integrated Spill research (GISR). Invited presentation to NAS Panel on Oil Spill Research, Austin, TX, 21 November 2013.

DiMarco, S. (2013) Mechanisms Controlling Hypoxia Project: Update and Plans for 2013”. Forum for Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Research, Coordination, and Advancement Meeting, Stennis Space Center, MS. 17-19 April 2013

DiMarco, S. (2013) Investigations of Hypoxia of the Northern Gulf of Mexico”, Tongji University Shanghai China, March 2013

Knap, A.H. (2013) A vision for Gulf of Mexico science. Presentation to the National Academyof Sciences Gulf of Mexico Program. November 21, Austin, Texas.

Knap, A.H. (2013) Climate Change and Underwriting: Are we experiencing a new Normal? QBE Insurance – special risks group. London, October 2, 2013.

Knap, A.H. (2013) Climate Change and Shipping: what to Shipowners need to Know ? Singapore Shipowners Association 2013 Shipping Conference. September 26/27 2013. Singapore.

Knap. A.H. (2013) Shipping and Climate Change: The Importance of the Ocean. BW Maritime. October 1, 2013. Singapore.

Wade, T.L. (2013) Overview of Chemistry at GERG and Quality Assurance/Quality Control Presentation and Laboratory tour to Dr. Ron Kiser’s WMHS 602 class (20 students). Geochemical and Environmental Research Group, College Station TX. March 27, 2013.

Sericano, J.L. (2013). Consideraciones para el diseño de un PVA en el Medio Marino. Workshop: Programa de Vigilancia Ambiental en el Medio Ambiente Marino: Oportunidades y Desafíos (Invited Presentation), Comité Oceanográfico Nacional (CONA), July 26, Concepción, Chile.

2012

Barakat, A.O., A. Mostafa, T.L. Wade, S.T. Sweet, N.B. El Sayed, 2012. Spatial distribution and temporal trends of persistent organochlorine pollutants in sediments from Lake Maryut, Alexandria, Egypt. Marine Pollution Bulletin 64 (2): 395 – 404.

Mora, M.A., J.L. Sericano, C. Baxter, 2012. Swallows as Indicators of Environmental Pollution of the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo Basin: Are Persistent Organic Pollutants a Concern? Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 62:512-518.

Viñas, L., V. Besada, J. L. Sericano, 2012. Sampling of Fish, Benthic Species, and Seabird Eggs in Pollution Assessment. In: Comprehensive Sampling and Sample Preparation, Eds. Pawliszyn, J., Bayona, J. M., Elsevier, Academic Press: Oxford, UK, 349–372.

Klein, A.G., S.T. Sweet, T.L. Wade, J.L. Sericano, M.C. Kennicutt II, 2012. Spatial patterns of total petroleum hydrocarbons in the terrestrial environment at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Antarctic Science 24: 450-466.

Valdehita, A., M.L. Fernandez-Cruz, F. Torrent, J.L. Sericano, J.M. Navas, 2012. Differences in the induction of cyp1A and related genes in cultured rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss. Additional considerations for the use of EROD activity as a biomarker. Journal of Fish Biology 81 (1):270-287.

Barakat, A.O., A. Mostafa, T.L. Wade, S.T. Sweet, N.B. El Sayed, 2012. Assessment of persistent organochlorine pollutants in sediments from Lake Manzala, Egypt. Marine Pollution Bulletin 64: 1713-1720.

2011

Amin, O.A., L.I. Comoglio, J.L. Sericano, 2011. Polynuclear aromatic and chlorinated hydrocarbons in mussels from the coastal zone of Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 30 (3): 521-529.

Barakat, A.O., A.R. Mostafa, T.L. Wade, S.T. Sweet, N.B. El Sayed, 2011. Distribution and Characteristics of PAHs in Sediments from the Mediterranean Coastal Environment of Egypt. Marine Pollution Bulletin 62: 1969-1978.

Barakat, A.O., A. Mostafa, T.L. Wade, S.T. Sweet, N.B. El Sayed, 2011. Spatial Distribution and Temporal Trends of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Sediments from Lake Maryut, Alexandria, Egypt. Water Air Soil Pollution 218:63–80.  

Cipro, C.V.Z., G.T. Yogui, P. Bustamante, S. Taniguchi, J.L. Sericano, R.C. Montone, 2011. Organic pollutants and their correlation with stable isotopes in vegetation from King George Island, Antarctica. Chemosphere 85 (3): 393-398. 

Colombo, J.C., N. Cappelletti, M. Williamson, M.C. Migoya, E. Speranza, J. Sericano, D.C.G. Muir, 2011. Risk ranking of multiple-POPs in detritivorous fish from the Río de la Plata. Chemosphere 83: 882-889.

Kahairy, M.A., A.O. Barakat, A.R. Mostafa, T.L. Wade, 2011. Multielement determination by flame atomic absorption of road dust samples in Delta Region, Egypt. Microchemical Journal 97: 234-242.

Kessler, J.D., D.L. Valentine, M.C. Redmond, M. Du, E.W. Chan, S.D. Mendes, E.W. Quiroz, C.J. Villanueva, S.S. Shusta, L.M. Werra, S.A. Yvon-Lewis, T.C. Weber, 2011. A persistent oxygen anomaly reveals the fate of spilled methane in the deep Gulf of Mexico. Science 331: 312-315.

Mansour, A.S. and R. Sassen (2011) Mineralogical characterization from a hydrocarbon seep site, Gulf of Mexico slope: Possible relation to crude oil degradation. Marine Geology v. 281, p. 58-69.

Mora, M.A., C. Baxter, J.L. Sericano, A.B. Montoya, J.C. Gallardo, J.R. Rodríguez-Salazar, 2011. PBDEs, PCBs, and DDE in eggs and their impacts on aplomado falcons (Falco femoralis) from Chihuahua and Veracruz, Mexico. Environmental Pollution 159 (12): 3433-3438.

Sericano, J.L., T.L. Wade, 2011. Contamination profiles and temporal trends of persistent organic pollutants on oysters from the Gulf of Mexico. In: Global Contamination Trends of Persistent Organic Chemicals, Eds. Loganathan, B.G. & Lam, P.K.S., CRC Press, 431-467. 

Wade, T.L., S.T. Sweet, J.L. Sericano, N.L. Guinasso Jr., A.-R. Diercks, R.C. Highsmith, V.L. Asper, D. Joung, A.M. Shiller, S.E. Lohrenz, S.B. Joye, 2011. Analyses of water samples from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill: Documentation of the subsurface plume. In Monitoring and Modeling the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: A Record-Breaking Enterprise, edited by Y. Liu et al., Washington, D. C., Geophysical Monograph Series, 195:77–82. 

Wade, T.L., S.T. Sweet, J.N. Walpert, J.L. Sericano, J.J. Singer, N.L. Guinasso Jr., 2011. Evaluation of possible inputs of oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill to the Loop Current and associated eddies in the Gulf of Mexico. In Monitoring and Modeling the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: A Record-Breaking Enterprise, edited by Y. Liu et al., Washington, D. C., Geophysical Monograph Series, 195: 83–90. 

Yogui, G.T., J.L. Sericano, R.C. Montone, 2011. Accumulation of semivolatile organic compounds in Antarctic vegetation: A case study of polybrominated diphenyl ethers. Science of the Total Environment 409: 3902-3908. 

Yogui, G.T., M.C.O Santos, C.P. Bertozzi, J.L. Sericano, R.C. Montone, 2011. PBDEs in the blubber of marine mammals from coastal areas of São Paulo, Brazil, southwestern Atlantic. Marine Pollution Bulletin 62: 2666-2670.

2010

Bender, L.C., N.L. Guinasso, J.N. Walpert, S.D. Howden, 2010. A comparison of methods for determining significant wave heights - Applied to a 3-m discus buoy during hurricane Katrina. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 27: 1012-1028.

Leonel, J., J.L. Sericano, G. Fillmann, E. Secchi, R.C. Montone, 2010. Long-term trends of polychlorinated biphenyls and chlorinated pesticides in franciscana dolphin (Pontoporia blainvillei) from Southern Brazil. Marine Pollution Bulletin 60 (3): 412-418.

Sartori, F., T.L. Wade, J.L. Sericano, B.P. Mohanty, K.A. Smith, 2010. Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Soil of the Canadian River Floodplain in Oklahoma. Journal of Environmental Quality 39 (2): 568-579.

Kennicutt II, M.C., A.G. Klein, P. Montagna, S.T. Sweet, T.L. Wade, T.A. Palmer, J.L. Sericano and G. Denoux, 2010. Temporal and Spatial Patterns of Anthropogenic Disturbance at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, Environmental Research Letters 5: 1-10.

Diercks, A. R., R. C. Highsmith, V. L.. Asper, D. Joung, Z. Zhou, L. Guo, A. M. Shiller, S. B. Joye, A. P. Teske, N. L. Guinasso Jr., T. L. Wade, and S. E. Lohrenz, 2010, Characterization of Subsurface Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons at the Deepwater Horizon Site, Geophysical Research Letters 37: L20602. PDF

2009

Bissette, W., Jr., R. Smith, L.G. Adams, R. Field, W. Moyer, T. Phillips, H.M. Scott, T.L. Wade, S.T. Sweet, J.A. Thompson, 2009. An Evaluation of the Health Status of the Lavaca Bay, Texas Ecosystem Using Crassostrea virginica as the Sentinel Species. Marine Pollution Bulletin 58. 280-286.

Louchouarn, P., L-J. Kuo, T. L. Wade, M. Schantz, 2009. Determination of levoglucosan and its isomers in size fractions of aerosol standard reference materials. Atmospheric Environment 43: 5630-5636.

Mostafa, A.R., T.L. Wade, S.T. Sweet, A. K. A. Al-Alimi, A.O. Barakat, 2009. Distribution and characteristics of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Sediments of Hadhramout coastal Area, Gulf of Aden, Yemen. Journal of Marine Systems 78 (1): 1-8.

Sartori, F., T.L. Wade, J.L. Sericano, B.P. Mohanty, K.A. Smith, 2009. Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Soil of a Canadian River Floodplain Okalahoma, United States. Journal of Environmental Quality (in press).

Taniguchi, S., Montone, R.C., M.C. Bicego, F.I. Colabuono, R.R. Weber, J.L. Sericano, 2009. Chlorinated pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in fat of seabirds from King George Island, Antarctica. Marine Pollution Bulletin 58:129-133.

Wade, T.L., S.T. Sweet, J.L. Sericano, J. Ward, M. Tennant, Z. Thomas, K. Wiles, 2009. Characterization of Health Effects from Consumption of Fish and Blue Crabs from Galveston Bay, Texas. SETAC 30th Annual Meeting, November 19-23, 2009, New Orleans, LA.: 120.

Walpert, J.N., N.L. Guinasso, L.C. Bender, 2009. A New Buoy for Oceanographic and Spill Response Applications. Proceedings of the MTS/IEEE Oceans 2009 Conference, Biloxi, MS., October 26-29, 2009.

Yogui, G.T., J.L. Sericano, 2009. Level and pattern of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in eggs of Antarctic seabirds: Endemic versus migratory species. Environmental Pollution 157:975-980.

Yogui, G.T., J.L. Sericano, 2009. Polybrominated diphenyl ether flame retardants in the U.S. marine environment: A review. Environment International 35: 655-666.

2008

Bender, L.C., N.L. Guinasso, J.N. Walpert, S.D. Howden, 2008. Wave heights from a 3m discus buoy during Hurricane Katrina , Proceedings of the MTS/IEEE Oceans 2008 Conference, Quebec City, Canada, Sept 15-18, 2008.

Hwang, H.M., T.L. Wade, J.L. Sericano, 2008. Residue-response relationship between PAH body burdens and lysosomal membrane destabilization in eastern oysters (Crassostrea virginica) and toxicokinetics of PAHs. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part a-Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering 43 (12):1373-1380. 

Kim, Y., E.N. Powell, T.L. Wade, B.J. Presley, 2008. Relationship of parasites and pathologies to contaminant body burden in sentinel bivalves: NOAA Status and Trends 'Mussel Watch' Program. Marine Environmental Research 65 (2):101-127. 

Soliman, Y.S., T.L. Wade, 2008. Estimates of PAHs burdens in a population of ampeliscid amphipods at the head of the Mississippi Canyon (N. Gulf of Mexico). Deep-Sea Research Part II-Topical Studies in Oceanography 55 (24-26):2577-2584.

Wade, T.L., Y. Soliman, S.T. Sweet, G.A. Wolff, B.J. Presley, 2008. Trace elements and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) concentrations in deep Gulf of Mexico sediments. Deep-Sea Research Part II-Topical Studies in Oceanography 55 (24-26):2585-2593.

Wade, T.L., S.T. Sweet, A.G. Klein, 2008. Assessment of sediment contamination in Casco Bay, Maine, USA. Environmental Pollution 152 (3):505-521.

Wade T. L., S.T. Sweet, 2008. Galveston Bay Atmospheric Deposition Studies, Proceedings of the Eighth Biennial State of The Bay Symposium, Galveston Bay Estuaries Program, Galveston, Texas, January 23 to 25, 2007 http://gbic.tamug.edu/gbep pubs/sobviii/sobviii_rpr.htm 8pp.

Bissette, W.,Jr., L.G. Adams, R. Field, W. Moyer, T. Phillips, H.M. Scott, T.L. Wade, S.T. Sweet, J.A. Thompson, 2008. Bayesian Modeling of Lavaca Bay Pollutants. Marine Pollution Bulletin 56:1781-1787.

Palma-Fleming, H., C. Cornejo, M. Gonzalez, V. Perez, M. Gonzalez, E. Gutierrez, J.L. Sericano, M. Seeger, 2008. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and polychlorinated biphenyls in coastal environments of Valdivia and Valparaiso, Chile. Journal of the Chilean Chemical Society 53:1533-1538.

Yogui, G.T., J.L. Sericano, 2008. Polybrominated diphenyl ether flame retardants in lichens and mosses from King George Island, maritime Antarctica. Chemosphere 73:1589-1593.

Klein, A.G., M.C. Kennicutt, II, G.A. Wolff, S.T. Sweet, T. Bloxom, D.A. Gielstra, M. Cleckley, 2008. The historical development of McMurdo Station, Antarctica, an environmental perspective. Polar Geography 31:119-144.

Howden, S., Gilhousen, D., Guinasso, N., J. Walpert, M. Sturgeon, L. Bender, 2008. Hurricane Katrina Winds Measured by a Buoy-Mounted Sonic Anemometer, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 25(4):607-616.

Hwang, H. M., T.L. Wade, 2008. Aerial distribution, temperature-dependent seasonal variation, and sources of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in pine needles from the Houston metropolitan area, Texas, USA. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part a-Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering 43(11):1243-1251.

2007

Mostafa, A. R., T.L. Wade, S.T. Sweet, A.K. Al-Alimi, A.O. Barakat, 2007. Assessment of persistent organochlorine residues in sediments of Hadramout coastal area, Gulf of Aden, Yemen. Marine Pollution Bulletin 54(7): 1053-1058.

Hung, C.C., G.G. Gong, H.Y. Chen, H.L. Hsieh, P.H. Santschi, T.L. Wade, J.L. Sericano, 2007. Relationships between pesticides and organic carbon fractions in sediments of the Danshui River estuary and adjacent coastal areas of Taiwan. Environmental Pollution 148(2): 546-554.

Campbell L., J.N. Walpert, N.L. Guinasso, Jr. 2007. Buoy-based in situ optical early warning detection system for harmful algal blooms in the Gulf of Mexico, Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 133:161-170.

Bender III, L.C., N.L. Guinasso, Jr., J.N. Walpert,L.L. Lee, III, R.D. Martin, R.D. Hetland, S.K. Baum, M.K. Howard, 2007. Development, Operation, and Results From the Texas Automated Buoy System, Gulf of Mexico Science 25(1):33-60.

2006

Hung, C.C., G.G. Gong, K.T. Jiann, K.M. Yeager, P.M. Santschi, T.L. Wade, J.L. Sericano, H.L. Hsieh, 2006. Relationship between carbonaceous materials and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the sediments of the Danshui River and adjacent coastal areas, Taiwan. Chemosphere 65(9):1452-1461.

Powell, B.S., R. Leben, N. Guinasso Jr., 2006. Comparison of Buoy and Altimeter-Derived Shelf Currents Using an Optimal Operator, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters Vol. 3, 192-196.

Price, J.M., M. Reid, M. Howard, W. Johnson, Z. Ji, C. Marshall, N.L. Guinasso Jr., G. Rainey, 2006. Preliminary assessment of an oil-spill trajectory model using satellite-tracked, oil-spill-simulating drifters, Environmental Modeling & Software Vol. 21, 258-270.

Vardaro, M.F., I. MacDonald, L. Bender, N. Guinasso Jr., 2006. Dynamic processes observed at a gas hydrate outcropping on the continental slope of the Gulf of Mexico, Geo Marine Letters Vol. 26, 6-15.

Sassen, R., H. Roberts, W. Jung, C. Lutken, D. DeFreitas, S. Sweet, N. Guinasso Jr., 2006. The Mississippi Canyon 118 Gas Hydrate Site: A Complex Natural System, 2006 Offshore Technology Conference Vol. 18132.

Sassen, R., J. A. Curiale, 2006. Microbial methane and ethane from gas hydrate nodules of the Makassar Strait, Indonesia, Organic Geochemistry 37, 997-980.

2005

DiMarco, S., L. Campbell, N. Guinasso Jr., 2005. A New Master's Level Certificate in Ocean Observing Systems at Texas A&M University, Marine Technology Society Journal Vol. 39, 96-98.

Milkov, A.V., G. Claypool, Y. Lee, R. Sassen, 2005. Gas hydrate systems at Hydrate Ridge offshore Oregon inferred from molecular and isotopic properties of hydrate-bound gases, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Vol. 69, 1007-1026.

Sassen, R., 2005. Geology and Geochemistry of gas gyrate in the Gulf of Mexico: global context, Korean International Gas Hydrate Symposium, 11-11 November 2005,. Seoul, Korea, 1-6.

Sassen, R., P. Post, W. Jung, D. DeFreitas, E. McDade, 2005. Laminated lime mudstone of the Early Oxfordian Smackover Formation of the Northern Gulf Rim: Significance to environments of deposition of carbonate sediments, GCSSEPM Vol. 25, 1-17.

Zhang, C.L., Z. Huang, J. Cantu, R. Pancost, R. Brigmon, T. Lyons, R. Sassen, 2005. Lipid biomarkers and carbon-isotope signatures of a microbial (Beggiatoa) mat associated with gas hydrates in the Gulf of Mexico, Applied and Environmental Microbiology Vol. 71, 2106-2112.

Pancost, Richard D., Chuanlun L. Zhang, Joe Tavacoli, Helen M. Talbot, Paul Farrimond, Stefan Schouten, Jaap S. Sinninghe Damste, Roger Sassen, 2005. Lipid biomarkers preserved in hydrate-associated authigenic carbonate rocks of the Gulf of Mexico, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 227, 48-66.

Oros, D.R., D. Hoover, F. Rodigari, D. Crane, J. Sericano, 2005. Levels and distribution of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in water, surface sediments, and bivalves from the San Francisco Estuary, Environmental Science and Toxicology Vol. 39, 33-41.

Wade, T.L., G. Wolff, B. Presley, 2005. Contaminant Chemistry: Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) and Trace Elements (TE) Northern Gulf of Mexico, Proceedings of the 23ed MMS ITM Meeting Vol. 23, 44-48.

Martin, R. D., Jr., Guinasso, N. L., Jr., L. L. Lee III, J. N. Walpert, L. C. Bender, R. D. Hetland, S. K. Baum, M. K. Howard, 2005. Ten Years of Realtime, Near-Surface Current Observations Supporting Oil Spill Response. In: Proceedings, 2005 International Oil Spill Conference. American Petroleum Institute, Washington, DC. pp. 541-545.

2004

Sassen, R., S. Sweet, D. DeFreitas, N. Eaker, H. Roberts, C. Zhang, 2004. Brine vents in the Gulf of Mexico slope: hydrocarbons, carbonate-barite-uranium mineralization, red beds, and life in an extreme environment, GCSSEPM Vol. 24, 258-270.

Sassen, R., H. Roberts, A. Milkov, D. DeFreitas, B. Lanoil, C. Zhang, 2004. Free hydrocarbon gas, gas hydrate, and authigenic minerals in chemosynthetic communities of the northern Gulf of Mexico continental slope: relation to microbial processes, Chemical Geology Vol. 205, 195-217.

Mostafa, A.R., A. Barakat, Y. Qian, T. Wade, D. Yuan, 2004. An Overview of Metal Pollution in the Western Harbor of Alexandria Egypt, Soil and Sediment Contamination Vol. 13, 299-311.

Hwang, H., T. Wade, J. Sericano, 2004. Destabilized Iysosomes and elimination of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Polychlorinated Biphenyls in eastern oysters (Crassostrea virginica), Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Vol. 23, 1991-1995.

Formolo, M.J., T. Lyons, C. Zhang, C. Kelley, R. Sassen, J. Horita, D. Cole, 2004. Quantifying the relative roles of methane and oil hydrocarbon oxidation in the formation of authigenic carbon carbonates at gas hydrate sites in the Gulf of Mexico, Chemical Geology Vol. 205, 253-264. 

Wade, T.L., S. Sweet, J. Quinn, R. Cairns, J. King, 2004. Tributyltin in environmental samples from the Former Derecktor Shipyard, Coddington Cove, Newport, RI, Environmental Pollution Vol. 129, 315-320.

Gardinali, P.R., J. Sericano, T. Wade, 2004. Uptake and depuration of toxic aromatic halogenated hydrocarbons by the American Oyster (Crassostrea virginica): A field study, Chemosphere Vol. 54, 61-70. 

See, J.H., L. Campbell, T. Richardson, J. Pinckney, R. Shen, N. Guinasso Jr., 2005. Combining New Technologies For Determination Of Phytoplankton Community Structure In The Northern Gul f Of Mexico, J. Phycology Vol.41, 305-310.

Milkov, A.V., G. Claypool, Y. Lee, M. Torres, W. Borowski, H. Tomaru, R. Sassen, P. Long, and ODP Leg 204 Scientific Party, 2004. Ethane enrichment propane depletion, and other compositional variations in subsurface gases: a new indicator of gas hydrate occurrence in marine sediments, Organic Geochemistry Vol. 35, 1067-1080.

Milkov, A.V., P. Vogt, A. Lein, R. Sassen, G. Cherkachev, 2004. Geological, geochemical, and microbial processes at the hydrate-bearing Hakon Mosby mud volcano: a review, Chemical Geology Vol. 205, 347-356.

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