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


Wagner, D. (ed.) (2024). The Ocean Exploration Trust 2023 Field Season. Ocean Exploration Trust : 94 pp.


Ackerman, A., Yarincik, K., Murphy, S., Cetinić, I., Fundis, A., Miller, A., Shroyer, E., Busse, A., Covington, Q.D., DeSilva, A., Haupt, A., Johnson, L., Lee, C., Lorenzoni, L., Murphy, B., Ramarui, J., Rosenheim, B., Steinberg, D. (2023). Know before you go: a community-derived approach to planning for and preventing sexual harassment at oceanographic field sites. Oceanography 36 (1): 38-43.
Baco, A.R., Ross R, Althaus F, Amon D, Bridges AEH, Brix S, Buhl-Mortensen P, Colaco A, Carreiro-Silva M, Clark MR, Du Preez C, Franken M, Gianni M, Gonzalez-Mirelis G, Hourigan T, Howell K, Levin LA, Lindsay DJ, Molodtsova TN, Morgan N, Morato T, Mejia-Mercado BE, O’Sullivan D, Pearman T, Price D, Robert K, Robson L, Rowden AA, Taylor J, Taylor M, Victorero L, Watling L, Williams A, Xavier JR, Yesson C (2023). Towards a scientific community consensus on designating Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems from imagery. PeerJ 11: e16024.
Barnhill, K.A., Vinha, B., Smith, A.J., de Jonge, D.S.W., Gaurisas, D.Y., Seguram R.M., Madureira, P., Albuquerque, M., Huvenne, VAI, Orejas, C., Gunn, V. (2023). Ship-to-shore training for active deep-sea capacity development. ICES Journal of Marine Science 80 (6): 1619–1628.
Barry, J.P., Litvin, S., Devogelaere, A., Caress, D.W., Lovera, C., Kahn, A., Burton, E.J., King, C., Paduan, J., Wheat, C.G., Girard, F., Sudek, S., Hartwell, A.M, Sherman, A.B., (2023). Abyssal hydrothermal springs—Cryptic incubators for brooding octopus. Science Advances
Bialik, O.M., Lazar, M., Waldmann, N.D., Foubert, A., Makovsky, Y. (2023). Modes of gas migration and seepage on the salt-rooted Palmahim Disturbance, southeastern Mediterranean. Marine and Petroleum Geology…
Bravo, M.E., Brandt MI, van der Grient JMA, Dahlgren TG, Esquete P, Gollner S, Jones DOB, Levin LA, McClain CR, Narayanaswamy BE, Sutton T, Victorero L, Cordes EE (2023). Insights from the management of offshore energy resources: Toward an ecosystem-services based management approach for deep-ocean industries. Frontiers in Marine Science 9: 994632.
Brenneis, G., and Wagner, D. (2023). Mating observation of giant sea spiders (Pycnogonida: Colossendeidae). Marine Biodiversity
Butterfield D.A., Walker, S.L., Baumberger, T., Beeson, J., Resing, J., Merle, S.G., Antriasian, A., Roe, K., Lu, G.S., Barrett, P., Chadwick, Jr W.W. (2023). The PMEL Earth-Ocean Interactions Program: beyond vents. Oceanography 36 (2-3): 206-211.…
Chan, E.W., Alanis, B.A., German C.R., Lim, D.S.S., Breier, J.A. (2023). Oxygen and hydrogen isotopic evidence that Kamaʻehuakanaloa (Lōʻihi) Seamount hydrothermal systems are recharged by deep Pacific seawater. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers…
Crosby, A., Orenstein, E.C., Poulton, S.E., Bell, K.L.C., Woodward, B., Ruhl, H., Katija, K., Forbes, A.G. (2023). Designing ocean vision AI: an investigation of community needs for imaging-based ocean conservation. CHI '23: Proceedings of the 2023 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 535: 1-16.
Cummings, S., Ardor Bellucci, L.M., Seabrook, S., Raineault, N.A., McPhail, K.L., Thurber, A.R. (2023). Variations and gradients between methane seep and off-seep microbial communities in a submarine canyon system in the Northeast Pacific. PeerJ 11: e15119.
Di Capua A, De Rosa R, Kereszturi G, Le Pera E, Rosi M, Watt SFL (2023). Volcanically derived deposits and sequences: a unified terminological scheme for application in modern and ancient environments. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 520: 11-27.
Dinn, C., Ott B, Marmen MB, Steeves R, Côté G, Hayes V, Nozères C, Everett MV, Powell A, Chu JWF (2023). Two large structure-forming sponges from opposite North American coasts: a taxonomic review of Arctic–Pacific Mycale (Mycale) loveni and the description of a new Arctic–Atlantic Mycale. Canadian Journal of Zoology 101 (9): 807-823.
Duncan, E., Adams, C., Caldow, C., Chavez, E., Clarke, E., Coleman, H., Everett, M., Hourigan, T., Laidig, T., Waddell, J., and Winship, A. (2023). NOAA West Coast Deep-Sea Coral Initiative 2018-2021: Final Report. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-OHC-12…
Escobar-Briones, E., Álvarez-Sánchez, León Felipe (2023). Citizen Science for Deep Ocean Biodiversity: A Crowdsourcing Tool in Support of Conservation. Mexican Fauna in the Anthropocene : 581–593.…
Georgieva MN, Rimskaya-Korsakova NN, Krolenko VI, Van Dover CL, Amon DJ, Copley JT, Plouviez S, Ball B, Wiklund H, Glover AG (2023). A tale of two tubeworms: taxonomy of vestimentiferans (Annelida: Siboglinidae) from the Mid-Cayman Spreading Centre. Invertebrate Systematics 37 (3): 167-191.
Gerringer M.E., Ismail Y, Cannon KA, Camilo Hernandez A, Gonzales Peralta F, Bohen R, Cartwright JC, Feasley A, Fregosi L, Lehman H, Niles H, Quay J, Sherpa N, Woodworth BH, Cantwell K (2023). Deep-sea biology in undergraduate classrooms: open access data from remotely operated vehicles provide impactful research experiences. Frontiers in Marine Science 10: 1033274.…
Goffredi, S.H., Panossian, B., Brzechffa, C., Field, N., King, C., Moggioli, G., Rouse, G.W., Martín-Durán, J.M., Henry, L.M. (2023). A dynamic epibiont community associated with the bone-eating polychaete genus Osedax. American Society for Microbiology 14 (4): e03140-22.
Govindarajan, A.F., Adams, A., Allan, E., Herrera, S., Lavery, A., Llopiz, J., McCartin, L., Yoerger, D.R., Zhang, W. (2023). Advances in Environmental DNA Sampling for Observing Ocean Twilight Zone Animal Diversity. Oceanography 36 (1): 80-86.
Hutto, S.H., George, D., Tezak, S. (2023). Blue carbon in marine protected areas: Part 3, An evaluation of sedimentary carbon stocks in Greater Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries. National Marine Sanctuaries Conservation Series
Kennedy, B.R.C., Rotjan RD (2023). Mind the gap: comparing exploration effort with global biodiversity patterns and climate projections to determine ocean areas with greatest exploration needs. Frontiers in Marine Science 10: 1219799.…
Laso-Pérez, R., Wu, F., Crémière, A., Speth, D.R., Magyar, J.S., Zhao, K., Krupovic, M., Orphan, V.J. (2023). Evolutionary diversification of methanotrophic ANME-1 archaea and their expansive virome. Nature Microbiology 8: 231-245.
Latchman, J.L., Dondin, F.J.Y., Robertson, R.E.A., Stewart, R., Smith, P., Lynch, L.L., Ramsingh, C., Nisha, N., Ramsingh, H., Juman, I., Edwards, S., Ash, C. (2023). Contrasting T-phase and P-wave patterns from the 2015 and 2017 eruptions of the submarine volcano Kick-‘em-Jenny: influence of cardinal direction on recorded first phase arrival. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 113 (5): 2056–2068.…
Lawal, M.A., Bialik, O.M., Lazar, M., Waldmann, N.D., Foubert, A., Makovsky, Y. (2023). Modes of gas migration and seepage on the salt-rooted Palmahim Disturbance, southeastern Mediterranean. Marine and Petroleum Geology 153: 106256.…
Lawal, M.A., Findlay, R., Bialik, O., Neuman, A., Waldermann, N., Makovsky, Y. (2023). Using multilevel composition to map rare seafloor gas-seepage habitats of the Palmahim disturbance, southeastern Mediterranean Sea. NSG2023 29th European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics : 1-5.
Louden, S.I., Kessler, J.D. (2023). The emission of low pH water from Gulf of Mexico seeps as revealed by δ13C–CO2 and methane oxidation data. Environmental Science Advances 2: 1600-1606.…
Malcher, F., White, P. (2023). Acoustic monitoring techniques for subsea leak detection: a review of the literature . National Physical Laboratory Report AC21: 22.
Mayer, L. (2023). Uncrewed surface systems facilitating a new era of global ocean exploration. The International Hydrographic Review…
Milesi, V., Shock, E., Seewald, J., Trembath-Reichert, E., Sylva, S.P., Huber, J.A., Lim, D.S.S, German, C.R. (2023). Multiple parameters enable deconvolution of water-rock reaction paths in low-temperature vent fluids of the Kamaʻehuakanaloa (Lōʻihi) seamount. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 348: 54-67.…
Mulder, T., T Cavailhes, V Hanquiez, H Gillet, A. Recouvreur, N Fabregas (2023). Giant deep submarine depressions: A combined dissolution-mechanical process along carbonate margins. GSA Bulletin
Murali, R., Yu H, Speth DR, Wu F, Metcalfe KS, Crémière A, Laso-Pèrez R, Malmstrom RR, Goudeau D, Woyke T, Hatzenpichler R, Chadwick GL, Connon SA, Orphan VJ (2023). Physiological potential and evolutionary trajectories of syntrophic sulfate-reducing bacterial partners of anaerobic methanotrophic archaea. PLOS Biology 21 (9): e3002292.…
Osman, E.O., Vohsen, S.A., Girard, F., Cruz, R., Glickman, O., Bullock, L.M., Anderson, K.E., Weinnig, A.M., Cordes, E.E., Fisher, C.R., Baums, I.B. (2023). Capacity of deep-sea corals to obtain nutrition from cold seeps aligned with microbiome reorganization. Global Change Biology 29 (1): 189-205.
Pollerspöck, J., Cares, D., Ebert, D.A., Kelley, K.A., Pockalny, R., Robinson, R.S, Wagner, D., and Straube, N. (2023). First in situ documentation of a fossil tooth of the megatooth shark Otodus (Megaselachus) megalodon from the deep sea in the Pacific Ocean. Historical Biology…
Redick, M.A., Cummings, M.E., Neuhaus, G.F., Ardor Bellucci, L.M., Thurber, A.R., McPhail, K.L. (2023). Integration of untargeted metabolomics and microbial community analyses to characterize distinct deep-sea methane seeps. Frontiers in Marine Science 10: 1197338.…
Rodríguez Flores​, P.C., and Schnabel, K.E. (2023). New records and species of deep-sea squat lobsters (Galatheoidea, Munidopsidae) from the Hawaiian Archipelago: an integrative approach using micro-CT and barcodes. PeerJ
Rodríguez-Flores, P.C., Seid, C.A., Rouse, G.W., Giribet, G. (2023). Cosmopolitan abyssal lineages? A systematic study of East Pacific deep-sea squat lobsters (Decapoda: Galatheoidea: Munidopsidae) . Invertebrate Systematics
Rotjan, R.D., Bell KLC, Huber JA, Wheat CG, Fisher AT, Sylvan RL, McManus J, Bigham KT, Cambronero-Solano S, Cordier T, Goode S, Leonard J, Murdock S, Paula FS, Ponsoni L, Roa-Varón A, Seabrook S, Shomberg R, Van Audenhaege L, Orcutt BN (2023). COBRA Master Class: providing deep-sea expedition leadership training to accelerate early career advancement. Frontiers in Marine Science 10: 1223197.…
Rudebusch, J.A., Prouty, N.G., Conrad, J.E., Watt, J.T., Kluesner, J.W., Hill, J.C., Miller, N.C., Watson, S.J., Hillman, J.I.T. (2023). Diving deeper into seep distribution along the Cascadia convergent margin, United States. Frontiers in Earth Science 11: 1205211.
Samonte, G., Damato, N., Peau, A.L., Brighouse, G., Que, N., Gaoteote, I., Shea, R., Schwarzmann, D., Flem, L. (2023). National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa community profile, 2010–2019. National Marine Sanctuaries Conservation Series
Selig, G.M., Drazen, J.C., Auster, P.J., Mundy, B.C., Kelley, C.D. (2023). Distribution and structure of deep-sea demersal fish assemblages across the central and western Pacific Ocean using data from undersea imagery. Frontiers in Marine Science 10: 1219368.…
Sotomayor, A., Balbas, A., Konrad, K., Koppers, A.P.P., Konter, J.G., Wanless, V.D., Hourigan, T.F., Kelley, C., and Raineault, N. (2023). New insights into the age and origin of two small Cretaceous seamount chains proximal to the Northwestern Hawaiian Ridge . Geosphere 19 (2): 383-405.…
Soule, A., Kennedy, B., Coleman, D., Sobron, P., Smith, D., Cook, M., Zaccaria, J., and Wagner, D. (2023). Exploring deep-sea habitats near Kingman Reef & Palmyra Atoll. Deep-Sea Life 21: 11-12.…
Sowers, D. and Zaccaria, J. (2023). Ocean Exploration Trust: Mapping and Exploring the Global Ocean for 15 Years . Sea Technology Magazine June 2023: 15-20.…
Stewart, J.A., Robinson, L.F., Rae, J.W.B., Burke, A., Chen, T., Li, T., de Carvalho Ferreira, M.L., Fornari, D.J. (2023). Arctic and Antarctic forcing of ocean interior warming during the last deglaciation. Scientific Reports 13: 22410.
Sun, Y.J, Robinson, L.F., Parkinson, I.J., Stewart, J.A., Lu, W., Hardisty, D.S., Liu, Q., Kershaw, J., LaVigne, M., Horner, T.J. (2023). Iodine-to-calcium ratios in deep-sea scleractinian and bamboo corals. Frontiers in Marine Science 10: 1264380.…
Sunkara, V., McKenna, J., Kar, S., Iliev, I., Bernstein, D.N. (2023). The Gulf of Mexico in trouble: Big data solutions to climate change science. Frontiers in Marine Science 10: 1075822.…
ten Brink, U., Chaytor, J. Flores; C., Wei; Y., Detmer, S., Lucas, L., Andrews, B., and Georgiopoulou, A. (2023). Seafloor Observations Eliminate a Landslide as the Source of the 1918 Puerto Rico Tsunami . Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America…
Versteegh, E.A.A., Van Dover, C.L., Van Audenhaege, L., Coleman, M. (2023). Multiple nutritional strategies of hydrothermal vent shrimp (Rimicaris hybisae) assemblages at the Mid-Cayman Rise. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 192: 103915.…
Vintila, S., Kleiner, M., Tchernov, D., Rubin-Blum, M. (2023). Metabolic handoffs between multiple symbionts may benefit the deep-sea bathymodioline mussels. ISME Communications
Vlach, D.S. (2023). An illustrated guide to the Southern California Borderland. : 111.
Wagner, D. (2023). 2022 E/V Nautilus field season overview. Deep Sea Life 20: 4-6.…
Wagner, D. (2023). New Frontiers in Ocean Exploration: The Ocean Exploration Trust 2022 Field Season. Oceanography 36 (1): 1-54.
Walker, S.L. (2023). Spotlight on MAPR - PMEL's miniature autonomous plume recorder. Oceanography 36 (2-3): 212-216.
Weidlich, R., Bialik ,O.M., Rüggeberg, A., Grobéty, B., Vennemann, T., Neuman, A., Makovsky, Y., Foubert, A. (2023). Occurrence and genesis of cold-seep authigenic carbonates from the south-eastern Mediterranean Sea. The Depositional Record 9: 844-870.
Wicksten, M.K., and Conway, K.W. (2023). The Chirostyloidea of the Northeastern Pacific: Host Associations, Range Extensions and a New Species (Decapoda: Anomura). Zootaxa
Yamazaki, M. (2023). Contemporary philosophy for maritime archaeology: flat ontologies, oceanic thought, and the Anthropocene (2022). Shima 17 (2): 278-283.
Zegkinoglou, N.N., Mathur R, Kilias SP, Godfrey L, Pletsas V, Nomikou P, Zaronikola N (2023). Boiling-induced extreme Cu isotope fractionation in sulfide minerals forming by active hydrothermal diffusers at the Aegean Kolumbo volcano: evidence from in situ isotope analysis. Geology 511 (11): 1072-1076.
Zvi-Kedem, T., Vintila, S., Kleiner, M., Tchernov, D., Rubin-Blum, M. (2023). Metabolic handoffs between multiple symbionts may benefit the deep-sea bathymodioline mussels. ISME Communications


Barnhill, KA. (2022). The Deep Sea and Me. ICES Journal of Marine Science 79 (7): 1996–2002.
Baumberger T., N. Buck, K. Roe, S. Seabrook, R. Embley, J. Beeson, A. Antriasian, C. Wilkinson S. Brown, R. Crawford, L. Bellucci-Ardor, N. Raineault (2022). Highlights from exploring and characterizing the Cascadia Margin methane seeps over the past 5 years. 2022 Ocean Sciences Meeting
Beeson, J., T. Baumberger, S. Merle, N. Buck, K. Roe, A. Antriasian, R. Kane, K. Krasnosky, N. Raineault (2022). Initial Results from E/V Nautilus Expedition NA128 “Cascadia Margin Seep Exploration”: Cascadia Margin Mapping, High-Resolution ROV Multibeam, and Gas/Fluid Sampling . 2022 Ocean Sciences Meeting
Bell, KLC., Chow JS, Hope A, Quinzin MC, Cantner KA, Amon DJ, Cramp JE, Rotjan RD, Kamalu L, de Vos A, Talma S, Buglass S, Wade V, Filander Z, Noyes K, Lynch M, Knight A, Lourenço N, Girguis PR, de Sousa JB, Blake C, Kennedy BRC, Noyes TJ and McClain CR (2022). Low-Cost, Deep-Sea Imaging and Analysis Tools for Deep-Sea Exploration: A Collaborative Design Study. Frontiers of Marine Science 9: 873700.
Cochrane LA, Kuhnz GR (2022). Physical, environmental, and substrate observations derived from underwater video collected offshore of south-central California in support of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Cal DIG I offshore alternative energy project. U.S. Geological Survey, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Santa Cruz, CA.
Cook, M. (2022). Multi-scale knowledge and knowledge gaps in deep-sea mining regional environmental management planning.
Daylam C., Kesici NB, Mavruk S, Yüksek A (2022). Some observations on the ichthyofauna of the Finike (Anaximander) Seamounts, the eastern Mediterranean. Journal of the Black Sea/Mediterranean Environment 28(2): 180-194.
Grassian B. (2022). Acoustic and Optical Imaging Techniques for Characterizing Animal Distributions in the Pelagic Ocean.
Heffron, E. (2022). Nautilus Pacific Mapping Operations 2021 - 2022: What is Mapped, How Much are we Contributing, and Why is this Such a Hard Question?. Seabed 2030 South & West Regional Mapping Community Meeting
Hughes IV, Hiley AS, Rouse GW (2022). The mitochondrial genome of the deep-sea axiid shrimp, Eiconaxius baja (Decapoda: Axiidae). Journal of the Black Sea/Mediterranean Environment 28(2): 127-138 .
Kilias, SP., Zyglou N, Nomikou P, Keith M, Zack T, Smith. DJ, Polymenakou P (2022). Fluid-mediated coupled dissolution-reprecipitation (CDR) reaction drives gold remobilization in shallow-water massive sulfides at the Kolumbo arc-volcano, Greece. 16th Biennal Meeting of the Society for Geology of Applied Mineral Deposits
Krasnosky KE., Roman, C. (2022). A massively parallel implementation of Gaussian process regression for real time bathymetric modeling and simultaneous localization and mapping. Field Robotics. Field Robotics 2: 940-970.
Kuhnz LA., Gilbane L, Cochrane GR, Paull CK (2022). Multi-factor biotopes as a method for detailed site characterization in diverse benthic megafaunal communities and habitats in deep-water off Morro Bay, California. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers
Le, J.T., Peter Girguis, Lisa A.Levin (2022). Using deep-sea images to examine ecosystem services associated with methane seeps. Marine Environmental Research 181: 105740.
Mah, C. (2022). New Genera, Species and Occurrences of Deep-Sea Asteroidea (Valvatacea, Forcipulatacea, Echinodermata) collected from the North Pacific Ocean by the CAPSTONE Expedition. Zootaxa 5164 (1): 2-75.
Matabos M., Barreyre T, Juniper SK, Cannat M, Kelley D, Alfaro-Lucas JM, Chavagnac V, Colaço A, Escartin J, Escobar E, Fornari D, Hasenclever J, Huber JA, Laës-Huon A, Lanteri N, Levin LA, Mihaly S, Mittelstaedt E, Pradillon F, Sarradin P-M, Sarrazin J, Tomasi B, Venkatesan R, Vic C (2022). Integrating Multidisciplinary Observations in Vent Environments (IMOVE): Decadal Progress in Deep-Sea Observatories at Hydrothermal Vents. Frontiers of Marine Science 9: 866422.
Molodtsova TN, Opresko DM, Wagner D (2022). Description of a new and widely distributed species of Bathypathes (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Antipatharia: Schizopathidae) previously misidentified as Bathypathes alternata Brook, 1889. PeerJ : 10:e12638.
Moran, K. (2022). “WOAH, what is that!?” - Increasing Student Access to Deep Sea Exploration through Language & Creativity.. National Marine Educators Association
Nomikou P., Polymenakou, Paraskevi N; Rizzo, Andrea Luca; Petersen, Sven; Hannington, Mark; Kilias, Stephanos Pantelis; Papanikolaou, Dimitris; Escartin, Javier; Karantzalos, Konstantinos; Mertzimekis, Theodoros J (2022). SANTORY: Santorini’s Seafloor Volcanic Observatory. Frontiers in Marine Science 9: 796376.
Orcutt B, K Mizell, A Gartman, C Kelley, R Kosaki, N Raineault (2022). Microbial ecosystem services and associates with ferromanganese crusts on seamounts of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument: Initail Results. 2022 Ocean Sciences Meeting
Pihana, H., Lorenzo-Elarco J (2022). HĀNAU KA PALIHOA, LELE! The story, genealogy, and process of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument Native Hawaiian Cultural Working Group Nomenclature Subcommittee. Parks Stewardship Forum 38(2): 325-341.
Pockalny, R., S Auscavitch, K Konrad, M Everett, E Miller, B Scott, A Fundis, M Cook, E Heffron, L Gee, R Kane, D Wagner (2022). Mapping and Exploration of Deep Seamounts around Johnston Atoll: 2021 Expeditions aboard E/V Nautilus. Deep-Sea Life 19: 11-12.
Quiocho, K., A Fundis, K Morishige, JH Lorenzo-Elarco, H Pihana, A Anderson, M Cook (2022). Re-envisioning the Collective Voyage for Ocean Exploration. White Paper for the 2022 National Ocean Exploration Forum
Ringham, M. (2022). High resolution, in-situ studies of seawater carbonate chemistry and carbon cycling in coastal systems using CHANnelized Optical System II.
Robinson, H. (2022). Diversity and distribution of bacterial symbionts in Vesicomyid clams along the Cascadia Margin.
Speth, DR., FB Yu, SA Connon, S Lim, JS Magyar, ME Peña-Salinas, SR Quake, VJ Orphan (2022). Microbial communities of Auka hydrothermal sediments shed light on vent biogeography and the evolutionary history of thermophily. The ISME Journal 16: 1750-1764.
Wagner, D. (2022). E/V Nautilus seafloor mapping: recent accomplishments and what is next. Map the Gaps Symposium
Wagner, D. (2022). E/V Nautilus mapping in the Pacific: Recent accomplishments & what is next. NOAA Hydrographic Services Review Panel Meeting
Wishnak, S., J Flanders, E Crum, C Wiener (2022). New Frontiers in Ocean Exploration: The Ocean Exploration Trust, NOAA Ocean Exploration, and Schmidt Ocean Institute 2021 Field Season. Oceanography Supplement 34: 1.
Wu, F., DR Speth, A Philosof, A Crémière, A Narayanan, RA Barco, SA Connon, JP Amend, IA Antoshechkin, VJ Orphan (2022). Unique mobile elements and scalable gene flow at the prokaryote–eukaryote boundary revealed by circularized Asgard archaea genomes. Nature Microbiology 7: 200-212.
Zaccaria, J., M Cook, D Wagner (2022). Combining technology and outreach for ocean exploration. Ocean Robotics Planet 32: 51-54.


Franke M, Geier B, Hammel JU, Dubilier N, Leisch N. (2021). Coming together—symbiont acquisition and early development in deep-sea bathymodioline mussels. Proc. R. Soc.
Hu, S. K., Herrera, E. L., Smith, A. R., Pachiadaki, M. G., Edgcomb, V. P., Sylva, S. P., Chan, E. W., Seewald, J. S., German, C. R., & Huber, J. A. (2021). Protistan grazing impacts microbial communities and carbon cycling at deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118 (29): e2102674118.
Merle, S. G., Embley, R. W., Johnson, H. P., Lau, T.-K., Phrampus, B. J., Raineault, N. A., & Gee, L. J. (2021). Distribution of Methane Plumes on Cascadia Margin and Implications for the Landward Limit of Methane Hydrate Stability. Frontiers in Earth Science
Wicksten, M. K. (2021). Observations in life of Eiconaxius baja Kensley, 1996 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Axiidea, Axiidae), a sponge commensal lobster. Crustacean Research 50: 103-106.
Wicksten, M. K. (2021). First record of a thread-leg shrimp (Decapoda: Caridea: Nematocarcinidae) from California. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 131 (1): 128-130.
Wicksten, M.K., Bingo, S. (2021). Platymaia Miers, 1885 (Decapoda: Brachyura: Inachidae) can swim. Journal of Crustacean Biology
Zvi-Kedem, T., Shemesh, E., Tchernov, D., & Rubin-Blum, M. (2021). The worm affair: Genetic diversity in two species of symbionts that co-occur in tubeworms from the Mediterranean Sea. bioRxiv


Auscavitch, S. (2020). Deep-sea coral biogeography and community structure in tropical seamount environments. Dissertation: Temple University
Auscavitch, S. R., Lunden, J. J., Barkman, A., Quattrini, A. M., Demopoulos, A. W. J., & Cordes, E. E. (2020). Distribution of scleractinian corals and stylasterid hydrocorals across abiotic environmental gradients on three seamounts in the Anegada Passage. PeerJ
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

Telepresence-enabled Exploration Workshops

The Ocean Exploration Trust, in partnership with the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, has hosted periodic workshops with members of the scientific community to identify and prioritize potential targets for telepresence-enabled exploration in Nautilus field program regions.