Belkin, I., Borges de Sousa, J., Pinto, J., Mendes, R., and F. Lopez-Castejon. (2018). A new front-tracking algorithm for AUVs. Conference Proceedings, IEEE OES AUV Conference, Porto, POR.

Belkin, I., Borges de Sousa, J., Pinto, J., Mendes, R., and F. Lopez-Castejon. (2018). Marine robotics exploration of a large-scale open-ocean front. Conference Proceedings, IEEE OES AUV Conference, Porto, POR.

Berthelot, H., Duhamel, S., L’Helguen, S., Maguer, J., Wang, S., Cetinic, I., and N. Cassar. (2018). NanoSIMS single cell analyses reveal the contrasting nitrogen sources for small phytoplankton. ISME, doi: 10.1038/s41396-018-0285-8.

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.

Costa, M., Pinto, J., Sousa Dias, P., Pereira, J., Lima, K., Ribeiro, M., Borges de Sousa, J., Lukaczyk, T., Mendes, R., Tomasino, and et. al. (2018). Field Report: Exploring Fronts with Multiple Robots. Conference Proceedings, IEEE OES AUV Conference, Porto, POR.

Downing, A., Wallace, G., and P. Yancey. (2018). Organic osmolytes of amphipods from littoral to hadal zones: Increases with depth in trimethylamine N-oxide, scyllo-inositol and other potential pressure counteractants. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2018.05.008.

Du Preez, C. and C. Fisher. (2018). Long-Term Stability of Back-Arc Basin Hydrothermal Vents. Frontiers of Marine Science, 5:54, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00054.

Garvin, J., Slayback, D., Ferrini, V., Frawley, J., Giguere, C., Asrar, G, and K. Andersen. (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.

Gerringer, M., Andrews, A., Huss, G., Nagashima, K., Popp, B., Clark, M., Linley, T., Jamieson, A., and J. Drazen. (2018). Life history of abyssal and hadal fishes from otolith growth zones and oxygen isotopic compositions. Deep Sea Research I, 132: 37-50, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2017.12.002.

Green, R., Jones, N., Rayson, M., Lowe, R., Bluteau, C., and G. Ivey. (2018). Nutrient Fluxes into an Isolated Coral Reef Atoll by Tidally Driven Internal Bores. Limnol Oceanogr., 00, 1-13, doi:10.1002/lno.11051.

Green, R., Lowe, R., and M. Buckley. (2018). Hydrodynamics of a tidally-forced coral reef atoll. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 123, 7084-7101, doi:10.1029/2018JC013946.

McDermott, J., Sylva, S., Ono, S., German, C., and J. Seewald. (2018). Geochemistry of Fluids from Earth’s Deepest Ridge-crest Hot-springs: Piccard Hydrothermal Vent Field, Mid-Cayman Rise. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 228, 95-118, doi: 10.1016/j. gca.2018.02.021.

Rahlff, J., Ribas-Ribas, M., Brown, S., Mustaffa, N., Renz, J., Peck, M., Bird, K., Cunliffe, M., Melkonian, K., and C. Zappa. (2018). Blue pigmentation of neustonic copepods benefits exploitation of a prey-rich niche at the air-sea boundary. Scientific Reports, 8, 11510. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-29869-7.

Rayson, M., Ivey, G., Jones, N., and O. Finger. (2018). Resolving high-frequency internal waves generated at an isolate coral atoll using an unstructured grid ocean model. Ocean Modeling, 122 (67-84), doi: 10.1016/j. ocemod.2017.12.007.

Vogt, D., Becker, K., Phillips, B., Graule, M., Rotjan, R., Shank, T., Cordes, E., Wood, R. and D. Gruber. (2018). Shipboard design and fabrication of custom 3D-printed robotic manipulators for the investigation of delicate organisms. PLoS ONE, 13 (8), e0200386, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200386.

Waterhouse, A., Kelly, S., Zhao, Z., MacKinnon, J., Nash, J., Simmons, H., Brahznikov, D., Rainville, L, Alford, M., and R. Pinkel. (2018). Observations of the Tasman Sea Internal Tide Beam. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 48, 1283-1297, doi: 10.1175/JPA-D-17-0116.1.

Welty, C., Sousa, Ml, Dunnivant, F., and P. Yancey. (2018). High-density element concentrations in fish from subtidal to hadal zones of the Pacific Ocean. Heliyon 4 (2018) e00840, doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2018.e00840.

Wurl, O., Bird, K., Cunliffe, M., Landing, W., Miller, U., Mustaffa, N., Ribas-RIbas, M., Witte, C., and C. Zappa. (2018). Warming and inhibition of salinization at the ocean’s surface by cyanobacteria. Geophysical Research Letters, 45, doi: 10.1029/2018GL077946.

Zhang, W., Tian, R.-M., Sun, J., Bougouffa, S., Ding, W., Cai, L., Lan, Y., Tong, H., Li, Y., Jamieson, A., Bajic, V.-B., Drazen, J., Bartlett, D., and P.-Y. Qian. (2018). Genome reduction in Psychromonas species within the gut of an amphipod from the Ocean’s deepest point. mSystems 3(3), doi: 10.1128/mSystems.00009-18.

Dr. Blair Thornton presents results of the Adaptive Robotics expedition at the 62nd Submarine Engineering Forum at the University of Tokyo on September 19, 2018.


Baker, E., Walker, S., Resing, J., Chadwick, W., Merle, S., Anderson, M., and D. Butterfield. (2018). Hydrothermal Activity Along Back-Arc Spreading Centers: The Importance of Arc Proximity. Poster Presentation, Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR, USA.

Bartlett, D. (2018). Comparisons of Microbial Life in the Kermadec and Mariana Trenches. Oral Presentation, 6th International Workshop on Deep-Sea Microbiology, Busan, South Korea.

Bartlett, D. (2018). Microbial Life at Great Ocean Depths. Oral Presentation, Ocean Biosciences Student Recruitment Seminar, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, CA, USA.

Bartlett, D. (2018). Microbial Life at the Greatest Ocean Depths. Oral Presentation, Environmental Geology and Geochemistry Seminar, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA.

Bartlett, D. (2018). Microbial Life in Pacific Hadal Trenches: Sampling Approaches and Assessments of Diversity and Function. Oral Presentation, NSF Antarctic Biology Course, McMurdo Station, Antarctica.

Bartlett, D. (2018). Microbial Life at Great Ocean Depths. Oral Presentation, 30th Squid-Vibrio Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA.

Bingo, S., Kelley, C., Putts, M., and V. Moriwake.
(2018). Identifying and Characterizing High-Density Coral and Sponge Communities on Deep Seamount Ridges Within Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. Oral Presentation, Symposium on Science in Support of Archipelagic Management, Honolulu, HI, USA.

Borges de Sousa, J. (2018). Exploring Fronts with Multiple Robots. Plenary Talk, Portuguese Technology Conference, Lisbon, POR.

Borges de Sousas, J. (2018). Mobile connectivity and mobile locality in networked systems: Are we missing something? Plenary Talk, UK Control Conference, Sheffield, UK.

Borges de Sousa, J. (2018). Future trends in ocean observing and monitoring: New scientific and technological developments. Oral Presentation, EOOS Conference, Brussels, NET.

Borges de Sousa, J. (2018). Coordinated ship-robotic surveys: lessons learned and future challenges. Oral Presentation, Ocean Analytics Workshop, Trondheim, NOR.

Butterfield, D., Chadwick, Jr., W., Larson, B., Tunnicliffe, V., Bates, A., and K. Roe. (2018). 2016 Exploration Shows Contrasting Fluid Chemistry and Hydrothermal Vent Communities Between the Mariana Arc and Back-Arc. Oral Presentation, Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR, USA.

Chadwick, Jr., W., Tunnicliffe, V., Butterfield, D., Bates, A., Huber, J., Trembath-Reichert, E., Bobbitt, A., and S. Merle. (2018). Newly Discovered Hydrothermal Vent Sites Along the Mariana Back-arc Spreading Center Support Hypothesis of Geological and Chemical Control on Chemosynthetic Ecosystems. Poster Presentation, Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR, USA.