Publications & Reports
is a list of publications, including refereed publications,
theses and dissertations, based on research activities supported
by Mid-Atlantic Bight Center of NURP and published between
1993 and the present.
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Olson, R.J., Shalapyonok, A., and H.M. Sosik.
2003. An automated submersible flow cytometer for analyzing
pico- and nanophytoplankton: FlowCytobot. Deep-Sea Res. I
Styles R, Glenn SM (2002) Modeling bottom roughness in the
presence of wave-generated ripples. J. Geophys. Res.-Oceans
Komada, T. and Reimers, C.E. (2001) Resuspension-induced partitioning
of organic carbon between solid and solution phases in sediments
from a river-ocean transition. Mar. Chem. 76, 155-174.
Neuman, M.J., D.A. Witting, and K.W. Able. 2001. Relationships
between otolith microstructure, otolith growth, somatic growth,
and ontogenetic transitions in two cohorts of windowpane,
Scophthalmus aquosus. J. Fish. Bio. 58:967-984
Snelgrove, P.V.R., J.F. Grassle, J.P. Grassle, R.F. Petrecca
and K.I. Stocks. 2001. The role of colonization in establishing
patters of community composition and diversity in shallow-water
sedimentary communities. Journal of Marine Research 59: 813-830.
Reimers, C.E., Jahnke, R.A. and Thomsen, L. (2001) In situ
sampling in the benthic boundary layer. Chapter in "The
Benthic Boundary Layer: Transport Processes and Biogeochemistry"
B.P. Boudreau and B.B. Jørgensen (editors), Oxford
University Press, pp. 245-268.
Glenn, S.M., W. Boicourt, B. Parker and T.D. Dickey. 2000.
Operational observation networks for ports, a large estuary
and an open shelf. Oceanography. 13, 12-23.
Reimers, C.E. and Glud, R. N. (2000) In situ chemical sensor
measurements at the sediment-water interface. Chapter in:
"Chemical Sensors in Oceanography" M. Varney (editor),
Gordon and Breach Publishing, pp.249-282.
Steves, B.P., R.K. Cowen, and M. Malchoff. 2000. Settlement
and nursery habitat for demersal fishes on the continental
shelf of the New York Bight. U.S. Fish. Bull. 98(1):167-188.
Sullivan, M.C., Cowen, R.K., Able, K.W., Fahay, M.P. 2000.
Spatial scaling of recruitment in four continental shelf fishes.
Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 207:141-154
Steves, B.P., and R.K. Cowen. 2000. Settlement, growth and
movement of silver hake, Merluccius bilinearis, in nursery
habitat on the New York Bight continental shelf. Mar. Ecol.
Prog. Ser. 196:279-290.
Glenn, S.M., T.D. Dickey, B. Parker and W. Boicourt. 2000.
Long-term real-time coastal ocean observation networks. Oceanography.
Taillefert, M., A. B. Bono and G. W. Luther, III. 2000. Reactivity
of freshly formed Fe(III) in synthetic solutions and marine
(pore) waters: voltammetric evidence of an aging process,
Environ. Science and Technology 34, 2169-2177.
Luther, III, G. W., C. E. Reimers, D. B. Nuzzio and D. Lovalvo.
1999. In Situ deployment of voltammetric, potentiometric and
amperometric microelectrodes from a ROV to determine O2, Mn,
Fe, S(-2) and pH in porewaters. Environ. Science & Technology
Rona, Peter A., 1999. Deep-diving manned research submersibles.
Mar. Tech. Soc. Journal. 33:13-25.
Duval, E.J. and K.W. Able. 1998. Aspects of the life history
of the seaboard goby, Gobiosoma ginsburgi, in estuarine and
continental shelf waters. Bull NJ Acad. Sci. 43(1): 5-10.
Luther, G.W. III; Taillefert, M.; Bono, A.; Brendel, P.J.;
Sundby, B.; Reimers, C.E.; Nuzzio, D.B.; and Lovalvo, D. 1998.
Recent developments in the use of voltammetric solid state
microelectrodes to understand diagenetic processes. Mineralogical
Magazine 62A: 921-922. Proceedings from the 8th Annual V.M.
Goldschmidt Conference held in Toulouse, France.
Bell, J.L., J.P. Grassle. 1997. Preparation of DNA from numerous
individual microscopic organisms for PCR based assays of environmental
samples. BioTechniques 23(4):584-588.
Collie, J.S.; Escanero, G.A.; and Valentine, P.C. 1997. Effects
of bottom fishing on the benthic megafauna of Georges Bank.
Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 155: 159-172.
Rieley, G., C.L. Van Dover and G. Eglinton. 1997. Lipid biomarkers
as sensitive indicators of the entry of municipal sewage sludge-derived
carbon into marine food webs. Environ. Sci. Tech. 31:1018-1023
Viscido, S.V., D.E. Stearns and K.W. Able. 1997. Seasonal
and spatial patterns of an epibenthic decapod crustacean assemblage
in north-west Atlantic continental shelf waters. Est. Coast.
Shelf Sci. 45:377-392.
Snelgrove, P.V.R., J.F. Grassle and R.F. Petrecca. 1996.
Experimental evidence for aging food patches as a factor contributing
to high deep-sea macrofaunal diversity. Limnol. Oceanogr.
41 (4): 605-614 JUN 1996
Lamoureux, E. R., B. J. Brownawell and M. H. Bothner. 1996.
Linear Alkylbenzenes as tracers of sewage sludge derived inputs
of organic matter, PCBs and PAHs to sediments at the 106 Mile
Deep Water Disposal Site. J. Marine Env. Eng. 2:325-342.
Cai, W.-J. and F.L. Sayles. 1996. Oxygen penetration depths
and fluxes in marine sediments. Mar. Chem. 52:123 131.
Seitzinger, S.P. and A.E. Giblin. 1996. Estimating denitrification
in North Atlantic continental shelf sediments. Biogeochem.
Sayles, Frederick L.; Smith, Stephen P., and Goudreau, Joanne
E. 1996. Deep ocean sludge disposal, sediment oxygen consumption
and sediment oxygen profiles at deep water municipal dumpsite
106. J. Marine Envir. Engg. 3: 99-130.
Humphris, S.E., Herzig, P.M., Miller, D.J., Alt, J.C., Becker,
K., Brown, D., Grugmann, G., Chiba, H., Fouquet, Y., Gemmell,
J.B., Guerin, G., Hannington, M.D., Holm, N.G., Honnorez,
J.J., Iturrino, G.J., Knott, R., Ludwig, R., Nakamura, K.,
Petersen, S., Reysenback, A.L., Rona, P.A., Smith, S., Sturz,
A.A., Tivey, M.K., and Zhao, X. 1995. The internal structure
of an active sea-floor massive sulphide deposit. Nature 377:
Able, K.W., M.P. Fahay and G.R. Shepherd. 1995. Early life
history of black sea bass Centropristis striata in the Mid-Atlantic
Bight and a New Jersey Estuary. Fish. Bull. Fish. Bull. 93:429
Keen, T.R. and S.M. Glenn. 1995. A coupled hydrodynamic -
bottom boundary layer model of storm and tidal flow in the
Middle Atlantic Bight of North America. J. Phys. Oceanogr.
Takada, H., J. W. Farrington, M.H. Bothner, C.G. Johnson
and B.W. Tripp. 1994. Application of molecular markers for
the detection of sewage sludge in the deep sea: Linear alkylbenzenes
(LABs), Coprostanol, and Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
(PAHs) at the 106 mile disposal site off the eastern United
States. Environ. Sci. and Tech.. 28(6):1062-1072.
1994 Snelgrove, P.V.R., J.F. Grassle and R.F. Petrecca. 1994.
Macrofaunal response to artificial enrichments and depressions
in a deep-sea habitat. J. Mar. Res. 52:345-369.
Able, K.W. and S.C. Kaiser. 1994. Synthesis of summer flounder
habitat parameters. NOAA Coastal Ocean Program Decision and
Analysis Series. No. 1. NOAA Coastal Ocean Office. Silver
Spring, MD. 68 pp. + 3 app.
Keen, T.R. and S.M. Glenn, and R.L. Slingerland. 1994. Coastal
circulation and sedimentation during severe storms. ASCE Estuarine
and Coastal Modeling III: Proceedings of the 3rd International
Conference, Oak Brook, Illinois, September 8-10, 1993. pp.
Bothner, M.H., H. Takada, I.T. Knight, R.T. Hill, B. Butman,
J.W. Farrington, R.R. Colwell and J.F. Grassle. 1994. Sewage
contamination in sediments beneath a deep-ocean dump site
off New York. Marine Environmental Research 38(1): 43-59.
Keen, T.R. and S.M. Glenn. 1994. A coupled hydrodynamic -
bottom boundary layer model of Ekman flow on stratified continental
shelves. J. Phys. Oceanogr. 24(8):1732-1749.
Colwell, R.R., R.T. Hill, I.T. Knight, W. Straube, M. Takizawa
and M.S. Anikis. 1993. Microbiological effects of dumping
domestic wastes in the deep ocean. In R. Guerrero and C. Pedrós-Alió
(eds) Trends in Microbial Ecology. 631-634.
Hill, Russell T.; Knight, Ivor T.; Anikis, Michael S.; and
Colwell, Rita R. 1993. Benthic distribution of sewage sludge
indicated by Clostridium perfringens. Applied and Environmental
Microbiology 59(1): 47-51.
Takizawa, M.; Straube, W. L.; Hill, R. T., and Colwell, R.
R. 1993. Near-bottom pelagic bacteria at a deep-water sewage
sludge disposal site. Appl. and Environ. Microbiol. 59(10):
Theses and Dissertations
Feng, Chengwei. 2001. A user interface design
for feature extraction and tracking with application to oceanography.
M.S. Thesis, Graduate Program in Oceanography, Rutgers University.
Ma, H. 2001. Physical mechanisms and temporal and spatial
patchiness in bivalve larval supply and settlement on the
inner shelf of the Mid-Atlantic Bight. Ph.D. Dissertation,
Rutgers University, 186pp.
Heiney, Erica. 2001. Bioluminescence in coastal waters. M.S.
Thesis, California Polytechnic State University.
Oliver, Mathew. 2001. Optical dynamics in coastal oceans.
M.S. Thesis, California Polytechnic State University.
Scala, David. 1999. Using the nitrous oxide reductase gene
as a molecular marker for tracking denitrifying bacteria in
marine and coastal environments. Ph.D. Dissertation, Graduate
Program in Oceanography, Rutgers University.
Styles, Richard. 1998. A continental shelf bottom boundary
layer model: Development, calibration and applications to
sediment transport in the Middle Atlantic Bight. Ph.D. Dissertation.
Traykovski, Peter. 1998. Observations and modeling of sand
transport in a wave dominated environment. Ph.D. Dissertation,
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution/MIT Joint Program.
Weissberger, Eric J. 1998. The effects of predation on recruitment
of the surfclam, Spisula solidissima. Ph.D. Dissertation,
Graduate Program in Oceanography, Rutgers University.
Ma, H. 1997. Time series analysis of meroplankton in moored
pump samples at LEO 15: the relationship between the abundance
of surfclam larvae and nearshore upwelling events. M.S. Thesis,
Graduate Program in Oceanography, Rutgers University, 110
Kanchammana-Hosekote, Dilip. 1997. Applications of centerlines
and skeletons in visualization: Scientific visualization and
volume animation. M.S. Thesis, Graduate Program in Oceanography,
Carey, John. 1996. Late Quaternary sequence stratigraphy
of the New Jersey continental shelf. Ph.D. Dissertation, Graduate
Program in Oceanography, Rutgers University.
Craghan, M. 1995. Topographic changes and sediment characteristics
at a shoreface sand ridge - Beach Haven Ridge, New Jersey.
MS Thesis, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
Lamoureux, E.M. 1995. The distribution of linear alkylbenzenes,
polychlorinated biphenyls, and polynuclear hydrocarbons in
sediments and biota at teh 106 Mile Deep Water Disposal Site.
M.S. Thesis. SUNY at Stony Brook, 99 pp.
Viscido, S.V. 1994. Seasonal and spatial variations in the
marine epibenthic decapod crustacean community at Beach Haven
Ridge, NJ. MS Thesis, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ