Science & Tech

Publications

Explore the list of manuscripts, books and book chapters, theses, and dissertations from the data and samples collected aboard Nautilus.

2020

Backus, S.B., Onishi, R., Bocklund, A., Berg, A., Contreras, E.D.,Parness, A. 2020 Design and testing of the JPL-Nautilus Gripper for deep-ocean geological sampling Journal of Field Robotics
Brennan, M., Davis, D., Opait, A., Stay, M. 2020 Deep-Water Shipwrecks as a Microcosm of Late Roman Maritime Exchange in the Eastern Mediterranean Journal of Roman Archaeology
Carey, S., Sparks, R., Tucker, M., Tao, L., Robinson, L., Watt, S., Gee, M., Hastie, A., Stinton, A., Leng, M., Raineault, N., Ballard, R. 2020 The polygenetic Kahouanne Seamounts in the Northern Lesser Antilles Island Arc: Evidence for large-scale volcanic island subsidence Marine Geology 419: 106046
Davis, D., Brennan, M. 2020 The Knidos Q and Marmaris D Shipwrecks: two small vessels with Rhodian pottery from the Late Ottoman Period International Journal of Nautical Archaeology
Wagner, J.K.S., Smart, C., German, C.R. 2020 Discovery and Mapping of the Triton Seep Site, Redondo Knoll: Fluid Flow and Microbial Colonization Within an Oxygen Minimum Zone New Frontiers in Marine Science 7: 108

2019

Castillo, C. M., Klemperer, S. L., Ingle, J. C., Powell, C. L., Legg, M. R., & Francis, R. D. 2019 Late quaternary subsidence of santa catalina island, california continental borderland, demonstrated by seismic-reflection data and fossil assemblages from submerged marine terraces Bulletin of the Geological Society of America 131(1-2): 21-42
Chan, E., Shiller, A., Joung, D., Arrington, E., Valentine, D., Redmond, M., Breier, J., Socolofsky, S., Kessler, J. 2019 Investigations of Aerobic Methane Oxidation in Two Marine Seep Environments: Part 1—Chemical Kinetics Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 124(12): 8852-8868
Chan, E., Shiller, A., Joung, D., Arrington, E., Valentine, D., Redmond, M., Breier, J., Socolofsky, S., Kessler, J. 2019 Investigations of Aerobic Methane Oxidation in Two Marine Seep Environments: Part 2—Isotopic Kinetics Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 124(11): 8392-8399
Gugliotti, E., DeLorenzo, M., Etnoyer, P. 2019 Depth-dependent temperature variability in the Southern California bight
with implications for the cold-water gorgonian octocoral Adelogorgia
phyllosclera
Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 514-515: 118-126
Lubetkin, M. 2019 Investigating Lava-Balloon Formation: New Exploration of the 1993 Submarine Vent Site at Socorro Island, Mexico MS Thesis: University of Rhode Island
Selig, G., Netburn, A., Malik, M. 2019 Distributions of the Pelagic Holothurian Pelagothuria in the Central Pacific Ocean as Observed by Remotely-Operated Vehicle Surveys Frontiers in Marine Science

2018

Ballard, B., Opait, A., Cornwell, K. 2018 Deep-Water Archaeological Discoveries on Eratosthenes Seamount Deep Sea Research II 150: 4-21
Baumberger, T., Embley, R., Merle, S., Lilley, M., Raineault, N., Lupton, J. 2018 Mantle‐derived helium and multiple methane sources in gas bubbles of cold seeps along the Cascadia Continental Margin Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 19(11): 4476-4486
Brennan, M., Cantelas, F., Elliott, K., Delgado, J., Croff Bell, K., Coleman, D., Fundis, A., Irion, J., Van Tilburg, H., Ballard, R. 2018 Telepresence-Enabled Maritime Archaeological Exploration in the Deep Journal of Maritime Archaeology 13(2): 97-121
Cairns, S., Raineault, N., Urkmez, D. 2018 Deep-Water Octocorals (Cnidaria, Anthozoa) from the Galápagos and Cocos Islands. Part 1: Suborder Calcaxonia ZooKeys 729: 1-46
Conrad, J., Prouty, N., Walton, M., Kluesner, J., Maier, K., McGann, M., Brothers, D., Roland, E., Dartnell, P. 2018 Seafloor fluid seeps on Kimki Ridge, offshore southern California: Links to active strike-slip faulting Deep Sea Research II 150: 82-91
Davis, D., Brennan, M., Opait, A., Beatrice, J. 2018 The Ereğli E Shipwreck, Turkey: an early Hellenistic merchant ship in the Black Sea The International Journal of Nautical Archeology 47(1): 57-80
Davis, D., Brennan, M., Opalt, A. 2018 Eregli E: A Hellenistic merchant ship in the Black Sea International Journal of Nautical Archaeology 47(1): 57-80
Delgado, J., Brennan, M., Elliott, K., Matthews, R., Lickliter-Mundon, M., Lambert, J., Cantelas, F., Schwemmer, R. 2018 Archaeological survey of the ex-USS Independence (CVL22) Journal of Maritime Archaeology 13(2): 123-144
Delgado, J., Cantelas, F., Schwemmer, R., Neyland, R., Ortiz Jr., A., Galasso, G., Brennan, M. 2018 Archaeological survey of the ex-USS Bugara Journal of Maritime Archaeology 13(2): 191-206
Delgado, J., Cantelas, F., Symons, L., Brennan, M., Sanders, R., Reger, E., Bergondo, D., Johnson,D., Marc, J., Schwemmer, R., Edgar, L., MacLeod, D. 2018 Telepresence-enabled archaeological survey and identification of S/S Coast Trader, Straits of Juan de Fuca, British Columbia, Canada Deep Sea Research II 150: 22-29
Delgado, J., Matthews, R., Lickliter-Mundon, M., Brennan, M., Lambert, J. 2018 USS Independence’s aircraft Journal of Maritime Archaeology 13(2): 145-166
Dziak, R., Matsumoto, H., Embley, R., Merle, S., Lau, T-K., Baumberger, T., Hammond, S., Raineault, N. 2018 Passive acoustic records of seafloor methane bubble streams on the Oregon continental margin Deep Sea Research II 150: 210-217
Etnoyer, P., Wagner, D., Fowle, H., Poti, M., Kinlan, B., Georgian, S., Cordes, E. 2018 Models of habitat suitability, size, and age-class structure for the deep-sea black coral Leiopathes glaberrima in the Gulf of Mexico Deep Sea Research II 150: 218-228
Everett, M., Park, L. 2018 Exploring deep-water coral communities using environmental DNA Deep Sea Research II 150: 229-241
Girard, F., Fisher, C. 2018 Long-term impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on deep-sea corals detected after seven years of monitoring Biological Conservation 225: 117-`127
Girard, F., Shea, K., Fisher, C. 2018 Projecting the recovery of a long‐lived deep‐sea coral species after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill using state‐structured models Journal of Applied Ecology 55(4): 1812-1822
Gruber, D., Phillips, B., Marsh, L., Sparks, J. 2018 In situ Observations of the Meso-Bathypelagic Scyphozoan, Deepstaria enigmatica (Semaeostomeae: Ulmaridae) American Museum Novitates 3900: 1-14
Hewson, I., Bistolas, K., Quijano Cardé, E., Button, J., Foster, P., Flanzenbaum, J., Kocian, J., Lewis, C. 2018 Investigating the Complex Association Between Viral Ecology, Environment, and Northeast Pacific Sea Star Wasting New Frontiers in Marine Science 5: 77
Lubetkin, M., Carey, S., Kelley, K., Robert, G., Cornell, W., Raineault, N., Balcanoff, J., Ballard, R., Salinas-de-León, P. 2018 Tubular Nontronite-Bearing Hydrothermal Deposits from a Galapagos Seamount Deep Sea Research II 150: 181-194
McGann, M., Conrad, J. 2018 Faunal and stable carbon isotopic analyses of benthic foraminifera from the Southeast cold seep on Kimki Ridge offshore southern California, USA Deep Sea Research II 150: 92-117
Michel, A., Wankel, S., Kapit, J., Sandwith, Z., Girguis, P. 2018 In situ Carbon Isotopic Exploration of an Active Submarine Volcano Deep Sea Research II 150: 57-66
Mittelstaedt, E., Smart, C. 2018 Complementary acoustic and optical methods for characterization of diffuse venting, gas seeps, and biota distributions at hydrothermal systems: A case study at Kick’em Jenny Volcano Deep Sea Research II 150: 67-81
Myhre, S., Pak, D., Borreggine, M., Kennett, J., Nicholson, C., Hill, T., Deutsch, C. 2018 Oxygen minimum zone baseline transects for paleoceanographic reconstructions in Santa Barbara Basin, CA Deep Sea Research II 150: 118-131
Powell, A., Clarke, E., Fruh, E., Chaytor, J., Reiswig, H., Whitmire, C. 2018 Characterizing the deep-sea sponge grounds of Grays Canyon, Washington Deep Sea Research II 150: 146-155
Reiswig, H. 2018 Four new species of Hexactinellida (Porifera) and a name replacement from the NE Pacific ZooTaxa 4466(1): 124-151
Salinas de Leon, P., Phillips, B., Ebert, D., Shivji, M., Cerutti-Pereyra, F., Ruck, C., Fisher, C., Marsh, L. 2018 Deep-sea hydrothermal vents as natural egg-case incubators at the Galapagos Rift Nature 8(1): 1788
Schwartz, D., Wanless, V., Berg, R., Jones, M., Fornari, D., Soule, A., Lytle, M., Carey, S. 2018 Petrogenesis of Alkalic Seamounts in the Galapagos Islands Deep Sea Research II 150: 170-180
Seabrook, S., De Leo, F., Baumberger, T., Raineault, N., Thurber, A. 2018 Heterogeneity of methane seep biomes in the Northeast Pacific Deep Sea Research II 150: 195-209
Williams, E., Castillo, C., Klemperer, S., Raineault, N., Gee, L. 2018 Sycamore Knoll: A wave-planed pop-up structure in a sinistral-oblique thrust system, Southern California Continental Borderland Deep Sea Research II 150: 132-145
Yoklavich, M., Laidig, T., Graiff, K., Clarke, E., Whitmire, C. 2018 Incidence of disturbance and damage to deep-sea corals and sponges in areas of high trawl bycatch near the California and Oregon border Deep Sea Research II 150: 156-163

2017

Gobin, J., Amon, D., Van Dover, C., Levin, L., Marsh, L., Raineault, N. 2017 Characterisation of methane-seep communities in a deep-sea area designated for oil and natural gas exploitation off Trinidad and Tobago Frontiers in Marine Science Special Issue: Anthropogenic Disturbances in Deep Sea.
Quattrini, A., Demopoulos, A., Singer, R., Roa-Varon, A., Chaytor, J. 2017 Demersal fish assemblages on seamounts and other rugged features in the northeastern Caribbean Deep Sea Research 123: 90-104
Ruiz-Ramos, D., Fisher, C., Baums, I. 2017 Stress response of the black coral Leiopathes glaberrima when exposed to sub-lethal amounts of crude oil and dispersant Elementa Science of the Anthropocene 5: 77

2016

Anderson, E., Somerville, R., Copley, J. 2016 A new species of Pachycara Zugmayer, 1911 (Teleostei: Zoarcidae) from deep-sea chemosynthetic environments in the Caribbean Sea Zootaxa 4066(1): 71–77
Brennan, M. 2016 Quantifying impacts of trawling to shipwrecks In: Matthew Keith, (ed) Site Formation Processes of Submerged Shipwrecks : 157-178
Brennan, M., Davis, D., Ballard, R., Trembanis, A., Vaughn, I., Krumholz, J., Delgado, J., Roman, C., Smart, C., Croff Bell, K., Duman, M., DuVal, C. 2016 Quantification of bottom trawl fishing damage to ancient shipwreck sites Marine Geology 371: 82-88
Brennan, M., Davis, D., Ballard, R., Trembanis, A., Vaughn, I., Krumholz, J., Delgado, J., Roman, C., Smart, C., Croff Bell, K., Duman, M., DuVal, C. 2016 Quantification of bottom trawl fishing damage to ancient shipwreck sites Marine Geology 371: 82-88
Carey, S., Olsen, R., Croff Bell, K., Ballard, R., Dondin, F., Roman, C., Smart, C., Lilley, M., Lupton, J., Seibel, B., Cornell, W., Moyer, C. 2016 Hydrothermal Venting and Mineralization in the Crater of Kick'em Jenny Volcano, Grenada (Lesser Antilles) Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 17(3): 1000-1019
DeLeo, D., Ruiz-Ramos, D., Baums, I., Cordes, E. 2016 Response of deep-water corals to oil and chemical dispersant exposure. Deep-Sea Research Part II-Topical Studies in Oceanography 129: 137-147
Pallant, A. 2016 Transforming Undergraduate Research Opportunities using Telepresence Proceedings of the 23rd International Congress of Sound and Vibration 64(2): 138-146
Wang, B., Socolofsky, S., Brier, J., Seewald, J. 2016 Observations of bubbles in natural seep flares at MC 118 and GC 600 using in situ quantitative imaging Journal of Geophysical Research 121(4): 2203-2230

2015

Brennan, M., Canals, M., Coleman, D., Austin Jr., J., Amblas, D. 2015 Bathymetric extent of recent trawl damage to the seabed captured by an ROV transect in the Alboran Sea Oceanography 28(4): 8-10
Fuller, S. 2015 Distribution of tephra from the 1650 AD submarine eruption of Kolumbo volcano, Greece MS Thesis: University of Rhode Island
Krumholz, J., Brennan, M. 2015 Fishing for Common Ground: Investigations of the impact of trawling on ancient shipwreck sites uncovers a potential for management synergy Marine Policy 61: 127-133
Marr, C. 2015 Oceanic detachment faulting and core complex development and evolution: insights from the mid-Cayman spreading center MS Thesis: University of Wyoming
Talas, E., Duman, M. Küçüksezgin, F., Brennan, M., Raineault, N. 2015 Sedimentology And Geochemistry of Mud Volcanoes in Anaximander Mountain Region From the eastern Mediterranean Sea Marine Pollution Bulletin 95(1): 63-71
Ürkmez, D., Brennan, M., Sezgin, M., Bat, L. 2015 A brief look at the Free-living Nematoda of the oxic/anoxic interface with a new genus record (Trefusia) to the Black Sea Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies 44(4): 539-551
Vaughn, I. 2015 Factor graphs and submap simultaneous localization and mapping for microbathymetry Dissertation: University of Rhode Island
Vieira, R., Palma, I., Sobral, P., Goncalves, J., Croff Bell, K., Cunha, M. 2015 Lost fishing gear and litter in the Gorringe Bank (NE Atlantic) Journal of Sea Research 100: 91-98
Watt, S., Jutzeler, M., Talling, P., Carey, S., Sparks, R., Tucker, M., Stinton, A., Fisher, J., Wall-Palmer, D., Huhnerback, V., Moreton, S. 2015 New Insights into the Nature of Debris-Avalanche Deposits Offshore Montserrat using Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) Geochem. Geophys. Geosys. 16(7): 2240-2261

2014

Brennan, M., Ballard, R. 2014 Archaeological Oceanography Encyclopedia of Natural Resources : 604-608
Cantner, K., Care,y S., Sigurdsson, H., Nomikou, P. 2014 Integrated volcanologic and petrologic analysis of the 1650 AD eruption of Kolumbo submarine volcano Journal of Volcanological and Geothermal Research 269: 28-43
Carey, S., Ballard, R., Croff Bell, K., Bell, R., Connally, P., Dondin, F., Fuller, S., Gobin, J., Miloslavich, P., Roman, C., Seibel, B., Siu, N., Smart, C. 2014 Cold Seeps Associated with a Submarine Debris Avalanche Deposit at Kick’em Jenny Volcano, Grenada (Lesser Antilles) Deep Sea Research I 93: 156-160
Cornwell, K. 2014 Theoretical and Practical Advances in Underwater
Regional Archaeological Survey
MS Thesis: University College London
Cristobo, J., Rios, P., Pomponi, S., Xavier, J. 2014 A new carnivorous sponge, Chondrocladia robertballardi sp. nov. (Porifera: Cladorhizidae) from two northeast seamounts Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 95(7): 1345-1352
Kelly, J., Carey, S., Pistolesi, M., Rosi, M., Croff Bell, K., Roman, C., Marani, M. 2014 Exploration of the 1891 Foerstner submarine vent site (Pantelleria, Italy): insights into the formation of basaltic balloons Bulletin of Volcanology 76: 844-862
Nomikou, P., Croff Bell,K., Papanikolaou, D., Bejelou, K., Cantner, K., Sakellariou, D., Perros, I. 2014 Tsunami Hazard Risk of a future volcanic eruption of Kolumbo submarine volcano, NE of Santorini Caldera, Greece Natural Hazards 72(3): 1375–1390
Nomikou, P., Papanikolaou, D., Tibaldi, A., Carey, S., Livanos, I., Croff Bell K., Pasquarè, F., Rousakis, G. 2014 The detection of Volcanic Debris Avalanches (VDAs) along the Hellenic Volcanic Arc, using marine geophysical techniques Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences 37: 339-350
Rubin-Blum, M., Antler, G., Turchyn, A., Tsadok, R., Goodman-Tchemov, B., Shemesh, E., Austin Jr., J., Coleman, D., Makovsky, Y., Sivan, O., Tchernov, D. 2014 Hydrocarbon-related microbial processes in the deep sediments of the Eastern Mediterranean Levantine basin FEMS Microbial Ecology 87(3): 780–796
Rubin-Blum, M., Antler, G., Turchyn, A., Tsadok, R., Shemesh, E., Austin Jr., J., Coleman, D., Goodman-Tchemov, B., Ben-Avraham, Z., Tchernov, D. 2014 First evidence for the presence of iron oxidizing Zetaproteobacteria at the Levantine continental margins PLoS ONE 9(3): e91456
Rubin-Blum, M., Shemesh, E., Goodman-Tchernov, B., Coleman, D., Ben-Avraham, Z., Tchernov, D. 2014 Cold seep biogenic carbonate crust in the Levantine basin is inhabited by burrowing Phascolosoma aff.turnerae, a sipunculan worm hosting a distinctive microbiota Deep-sea Research I 90(1): 17-26
Rubin-Blum, M., Tsadok, R., Shemesh, E., Goodman-Tchernov, B., Austin, J., Coleman, D., Ben-Avraham, Z., Gruber, D., Tchernov, D. 2014 Distribution of the Lamellibrachia spp. (Sibogilnidae, Annelida) and their trophosome endosymbiont phylotypes in the Mediterranean Sea Marine Biology 161(6): 1229-1239
Taviani, M. 2014 Marine Chemosynthesis in the Mediterranean Sea In: Goffredo, S., Dubinsky, Z. (eds) The Mediterranean Sea: Its history and present challenges : 69-83
Vieira, R., Cunha, M. 2014 In situ observation of chimaerid species in the Gorringe Bank: new distribution records for the north-east Atlantic Ocean Journal of Fish Biology 85(3): 927-932

2013

Bell, K., Carey, S., Nomikou, P., Sigurdsson, H., Sakellariou, D. 2013 Submarine evidence of a debris avalanche deposit on the eastern slope of Santorini Volcano, Greece Tectonophysics SI: The Aegean: a natural laboratory for tectonics 597-598: 147-160
Brennan, M. 2013 High-resolution imaging of the M/S Dodekanisos shipwreck site off Deveboynu Burnu, Turkey International Journal of Nautical Archaeology 42(1): 204-208
Brennan, M., Davis, D., Roman, C., Buynevich, I., Catsambis, A, Kofahl, M., Merrigan, M., Vaughn, I., Duman, M., Urkmez., D. 2013 Ocean dynamics and anthropogenic impacts along the southern Black Sea shelf examined by the preservation of premodern shipwrecks Continental Shelf Research 53: 89-101
Carey, S. Nomikou, P., Croff Bell, K., Lilley, M., Lupton, J., Roman, C., Stathopoulou, E., Bejelou, K., Ballard, R. 2013 CO2 Degassing from Hydrothermal Vents at Kolumbo Submarine Volcano, Greece and the Accumulation of Acidic Crater Water Geology 41(9): 1035-1038
Hilario, A., Cunha, M. 2013 Notes on a mating event of the deep-sea crab Chaecon affinis in the Gorringe Bank (NE Atlantic) Deep-sea Research II 92: 58-62
Inglis, G. 2013 Hybrid optical acoustic seafloor mapping Dissertation: University of Rhode Island
Kelly, J. 2013 1891 AD submarine eruptive processes and geochemical studies of floating scoria at Foerstner volcano, Pantelleria MS Thesis: University of Rhode Island
Kilias, S., Kilias, S., Nomikou, P., Papanikolaou, D., Polymenakou, P., Godelitsas, A., Argyraki, A., Carey, S., Gamaletsos, P., Mertzimekis, T., Stathopoulou, E., Goettlicher, J., Steininger, R., Betzelou, K., Livanos, I., Christakis, C., Croff Bell., K., Scoullos, M. 2013 New insights into hydrothermal vent processes in the unique shallow-submarine arc-volcano, Kolumbo (Santorini), Greece Nature Scientific Reports 3(1): 2421
Nomikou, P., Carey, S., Croff Bell, K., Papanikolaou, D., Bejelou, K., Alexandri, M., Cantner, K., Martin, J. 2013 Morphological analysis and related volcanic features of the Kolumbo submarine volcanic chain (NE of Santorini Island, Aegean Volcanic Arc) Zeitschrift fόr Geomorphologie 57: 29 - 47
Nomikou, P., Croff Bell, K., Papanikolaou, D., Livanos, I., Martin, J. 2013 Exploring the Avyssos-Yali-Strogyli submarine volcanic complex at the the Avyssos-Yali-Strogyli submarine volcanic complex at the eastern edge of the Aegean Volcanic Arc edge of the Aegean Volcanic Arc Zeitschrift fόr Geomorphologie 57: 125-137
Nomikou, P., Papanikolaou, D., Alexandri, M., Sakellariou, D., Rousakis, G. 2013 Submarine Volcanoes along the Aegean Volcanic Arc Tectonophysics SI: The Aegean: a natural laboratory for tectonics 597-598: 123-146
Rodrigues, C., Cunha, M., Genio, L., Duperron, S. 2013 A complex picture of associations between two host mussels and symbiotic bacteria in the Northeast Atlantic Naturwissenschaften 100: 21-31
Smart, C. 2013 Detection of Diffuse Seafloor Venting Using Structured Light Imaging MS Thesis: University of Rhode Island
Smart, C., Roman, C., Carey, S. 2013 Detection of diffuse seafloor venting using structured light imaging Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 14(11): 4743-4757
Talas, E. 2013 Sedimentological and geochemical properties of mud volcanoes on the Anaximander Seamounts MS Thesis: Dokuz Eylul University
Ürkmez, D., Brennan, M. 2013 A new species of Halaphanolaimus (Nematoda: Leptolaimidae) from the southern Black Sea (Turkey) with a modified key for species identification Zootaxa 3691(2): 220-228

2012

Brennan, M. 2012 Cultural sites as platforms for environmental characterization of marine landscapes Dissertation: University of Rhode Island
Brennan, M., Ballard, R., Roman, C., Croff Bell, K., Buxton, B., Coleman, D., Inglis, G., Koyagasioglu, O., Turanli, T. 2012 Evaluation of the modern submarine landscape off southwestern Turkey through the documentation of ancient shipwreck sites Continental Shelf Research 43: 55-70
Nomikou, P., Carey, S., Papanikolaou, D., Croff Bell, K., Sakellariou, D., Alexandri, M., Bejelou, K. 2012 Submarine volcanoes of the Kolumbo volcanic zone NE of Santorini Caldera, Greece Global and Planetary Change 90-91: 135-151
Vaughn, I. 2012 Microbathymetry using self-contained navigation and simultaneous localization and mapping MS Thesis: University of Rhode Island

2011

Cantner, K. 2011 Volcanologic and petrologic analysis of the 1650 AD submarine eruption of Kolumbo volcano, Greece MS Thesis: University of Rhode Island
Croff Bell, K. 2011 On the origin of submarine sediment features in the southern Aegean Sea Dissertation: University of Rhode Island

2010

Inglis, G. 2010 Terrain constrained Stereo correspondence MS Thesis: University of Rhode Island

2009

Brennan, M. 2009 Ancient shipwreck survey and the modern submarine landscape off Yalikavak, Turkey Marine Technology Society Journal 43(1): 47-49