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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.

Malone, Thomas C., DiGiacomo, Paul M., Gonçalves, Emanuel, Knap, Anthony H., Talaue-McManus, Liana, and de Mora, Stephen, 2013. A global ocean observing system framework for sustainable development, Marine Policy.

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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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 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.


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.


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.


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.


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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