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“This research was made possible by a grant from The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative/C-IMAGE III, No. SA 18-16. Data are publicly available through the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Information & Data Cooperative (GRIIDC) at (doi: [, , ,…]).””


“This research was made possible by a grant from The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative/C-IMAGE II, No. SA 15-16. Data are publicly available through the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Information & Data Cooperative (GRIIDC) at (doi: [, , ,…]).””


“This research was made possible by a grant from The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative/C-IMAGE I, No. SA 12-10. Data are publicly available through the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Information & Data Cooperative (GRIIDC) at (doi: [, , ,…]).””

If samples were collected through the cruises below, include the following acknowledgements:

Samples collected on R/V Weatherbird II cruises during July or August 2010: Research support was provided by the University of South Florida Division of Sponsored Research.
Samples collected on cruises December 2010, January, February, May, June, September, November 2011, February, April, May, 2012: Research support was provided by Florida Institute of Oceanography (FIO)/BP to K.L. Daly.
Samples collected on the Daly cruises between August 2012 and August 2014: Research support was provided by the Gulf of Mexico Research Institute through its consortia, the Center for Integrated Modeling and Analysis of Gulf Ecosystems (C-IMAGE).

Latest Update: 5 June 2019

C-IMAGE-III Contributions

Hildebrand, J.A.; Frasier, K.E.; Baumann-Pickering, S.; Wiggins, S.M.; Merkens, K.P.; Garrison, L.P.; Soldevilla, M.S.; McDonald, M.A. (2019) Assessing Seasonality and Density From Passive Acoustic Monitoring of Signals Presumed to be From Pygmy and Dwarf Sperm Whales in the Gulf of Mexico. Frontiers in Marine Science 6, 66.

Larson, R.A.; Brooks. G.R.; Schwing. P.T.; Carter, S.; Hollander, D.J. (2018) High Resolution Investigation of Event-Driven Sedimentation: Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Anthropocene, 24; 40-50, DOI:10.1016/j.ancene.2018.11.002.

Main, K. L., Wetzel, D. L., Grams, R., Nystrom, M. J., Niebuhr, K., & Lewis, J. (2018) Utilizing Recirculating Aquaculture Systems to Evaluate the Impact of Oil Toxicity on Marine Fishes: Design and Operation of a Large-Scale Experimental System. mar technol soc j, 52(6), 23–31.

Morzaria-Luna, H. N., Ainsworth, C. H., Tarnecki, J. H., & Grüss, A. (2018) Diet composition uncertainty determines impacts on fisheries following an oil spill. Ecosystem Services, 13, 187–198.

Murawski, S. A., Gilbert, S. (2018) Closing the Knowledge Gap for Ultra Deep Blowouts: Foci of the C-IMAGE Research Consortium. mar technol soc j, 52(6), 77–80.

Murawski, S., Hotaling, L., Gilbert, S., Yoeger, D. (2018) Advancing Oil Detection Technologies for the Marine Ecosystem. mar technol soc j, 52(6), 7.

Nguyen, U.T.; Lincoln, S.A.; Valladares Juarez, A.G.; Schedler, M.; Macalady, J.L.; Müller, R.; Freeman, K.H. (2018) The influence of pressure on crude oil biodegradation in shallow and deep Gulf of Mexico sediments. PLoS ONE 13 (7): e0199784 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0199784.

Paris, C. B.; Berenshtein, I.; Trillo, M. L.; Faillettaz, R.; Olascoaga, M.J.; Aman, Z. M.; Schlüter, M.; Joye, S.B. (2018) BP Gulf Science Data Reveals Ineffectual Subsea Dispersant Injection for the Macondo Blowout. Front. Mar. Sci., 5.

Rogers, K.L.; Bosman, S.H.; Lardie-Gaylord, M.; McNichol, A.; Rosenheim, B.E.; Montoya, J.P.; Chanton, J.P. (2019) Petrocarbon evolution: Ramped pyrolysis/oxidation and isotopic studies of contaminated oil sediments from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. PLOS ONE 14(2): e0212433.

Ruiz-Fernández, A.C.; Sánchez-Cabeza, J.A.; Pérez-Bernal, L.H.; Gracia, A. (2019) Spatial and temporal distribution of heavy metal concentrations and enrichment in the Southern Gulf of Mexico. Science of the Total Environment 651: 3174–3186.

Shin, B.; Kim, M.; Zengler, K.; Chin, K.J.; Overholt, W.A.; Gieg, L.M.; Konstantinidis, K.T.; Kostka, J.E. (2019) Anaerobic degradation of hexadecane and phenanthrene coupled to sulfate reduction by enriched consortia from northern Gulf of Mexico seafloor sediment. Scientific reports, 9(1), p.1239.

van Eenennaam, J.S.; Rohal, M.; Montagna, P.A.; Radović, J.R.; Oldenburg, T.B.P.; Romero, I.C.; Murk, A.J.; Foekema, E.M. (2019) Ecotoxicological benthic impacts of experimental oil-contaminated marine snow deposition. Marine Pollution Bulletin 141:164-175.

C-IMAGE-II Contributions

Ainsworth, C.H.; Paris, C.; Perlin, N.; Dornberger, L.N.; Patterson, W.; Chancellor, E.; Murawski, S.; Hollander, D.; Daly, K.; Romero, I.; Coleman, F.; Perryman, H.. 2018. Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill evaluated using an end-to-end ecosystem model. PLoS ONE 13(1): e0190840.

Bosman, S.H., Chanton, J.P., and Rogers, K.L. (2017) Using stable and radiocarbon analyses as a forensic tool to find evidence of oil in the particulates of the water column and on the seafloor following the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill. In: Stout, S. and Wang, Z. (eds). Case Studies in Oil Spill Environmental Forensics. Academic Pressclass=GramE>.

Brewton, R. A., Ajemian, M. J., Young, P. C., & Stunz, G. W. (2016). Feeding Ecology of Dolphinfish in the Western Gulf of Mexico. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 145(4), 839–853.

Brooks, G. R., Larson, R. A., Schwing, P. T., Romero, I., Moore, C., Reichart, G. – J., et al. (2015). Sedimentation Pulse in the NE Gulf of Mexico following the 2010 DWH Blowout. PLoS ONE, 10(7), e0132341.

Chanton, J.; Zhao, T.; Rosenheim, B.; Joye, S.; Bosman, S.; Brunner, C.; Yeager, K.; Diercks, A.; Hollander, D., Using natural abundance radiocarbon to trace the flux of petrocarbon to the seafloor following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, Environmental Science And Technology, 2015, 49, 847-854.

Dahl, K.A., Patterson, W.F. III, Snyder, R.A. (2016). Experimental assessment of lionfish removals to mitigate reef fish community shifts on northern Gulf of Mexico artificial reefs. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. doi: 10.3354/meps11898

Dahl, K.A.; Patterson III, W.F.; Robertson, A.; Ortmann, A.C. (2017). DNA barcoding significantly improves resolution of invasive lionfish diet in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Biological Invasions 19(6), 1917-1933

Daly, K. L., Passow, U., Chanton, J., Hollander, D. Assessing the impacts of oil-associated marine snow formation and sedimentation during and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Antropocene, 2016.

Dornberger, L.; Ainsworth, C.; Gosnell, S.; Coleman, F. 2016. Developing a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure dose-response model for fish health and growth.  Marine Pollution Bulletin, 109:259-266. 2016 Jun 10. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.05.072

Fisher, C., Montagna, P., & Sutton, T. (2016). How Did the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Impact Deep-Sea Ecosystems? Oceanog, 29(3), 182–195.

Frasier, K.E., Wiggins, S. M., Harris, D., Marques, T. A., Thomas, L., Hildebrand, J.A., (2016) Delphinid echolocation click detection probability on near-seafloor sensors. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 140, 1918.

Frasier, K. E., Wiggins, S. M., Soldevilla, M. S., Garrison, L., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2017). Automated classification of dolphin echolocation click types from the Gulf of Mexico. PLoS ONEComputatinal Biology.

Gaby, J.C., Rishishwar, L., Valderrama-Aguirre, L.C., Green, S.J., Valderrama-Aguirre, A., Jordan, I.K. and Kostka, J.E., 2017. Diazotroph community characterization via a high-throughput nifH amplicon sequencing and analysis pipeline. Applied and environmental microbiology, pp.AEM-01512. Accepted manuscript posted online 27 November 2017, doi: 10.1128/AEM.01512-17.

Granneman, J.E., Jones, D.L., Peebles, E.B. (2017) Associations between metal exposure and lesion formation in offshore Gulf of Mexico fishes collected after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Marine Pollution Bulletin, ISSN 0025-326X,

Gros, J.; Reddy, C.M.; Nelson, R.K.; Socolofsky, S.A.; Arey, J.S. (2016). Simulating Gas-Liquid-Water Partitioning and Fluid Properties of Petroleum under Pressure: Implications for Deep-Sea Blowouts. Environmental Science & Technology, 50, 14, 7397-7408. doi:10.1021/acs.est.5b04617

Gros, J.; Socolofsky, S.A.; Dissanayake, A.L.; Jun, I.; Zhao, L.; Boufadel, M.C.; Reddy, C.M.; Arey, J.S. (2017). Petroleum dynamics in the sea and influence of subsea dispersant injection during Deepwater Horizon. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi:10.1073/pnas.1612518114.

Hastings, D., Schwing, P., Brooks, G., Larson, R., Morford, J., Roeder, T., Quinn, K., Romero, I., Hollander, D. (2016) Changes in sediment redox conditions following the BP DWH Blowout event. Deep Sea Research 129

Hollenbeck, C.M.; Portnoy, D.S.; Wetzel, D.; Sherwood, T.A.; Samollow, P.B.; Gold, J.R. (2017) Linkage mapping and comparative genomics of red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) using next-generation sequencing. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics, 7, 843-850.

Hu, C., Feng, L., Hardy, R.F., Hochberg, E.J., Spectral and spatial requirements of remote measurements of pelagic Sargassum macroalgae, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 167, 15 September 2015, Pages 229-246, ISSN 0034-4257,

Huettel, M., W. A. Overholt, J.E. Kostka, C. Hagan, J. Kaba, W. B. Wells, S. Dudley. 2018. Degradation of Deepwater Horizon oil buried in a Florida beach influenced by tidal pumping. Marine Pollution Bulletin 126: 488-500.

Jaggi, A., Snowdon, R.W., Stopford, A., Radovic, J.R., Oldenburg, T.B.P., Larter, S.R. (2017). Experimental simulation of partitioning behavior of BTEX compounds during a submarine oil spill. Organic Geochemistry. 108, 1-8.

Joye, S. B., Kleindienst, S., Gilbert, J. A., Handley, K. M., Weisenhorn, P., Kostka, J. E., et al. (2016). The response of microbial communities to hydrocarbon exposure. Oceano, 29(3), 136–149.

Larson, R.A., Brooks, G.R., Schwing, P.T., Holmes, C.W., Carter, S.R., Hollander, D.J. (2018). High-Resolution Investigation of Event Driven Sedimentation: Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Anthropocene, 24, 40-50. doi:10.1016/j.ancene.2018.11.002

Laqua, K., Malone, K.. Hoffmann, M., Krause, D., Schluter, M. (2016) Methane bubble rise velocities under deep-sea conditions – influence of initial shape deformation. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. doi:10.1016/j.colsurfa.2016.01.041

Lu, Y., S. Sun, M. Zhang, B. Murch, and C. Hu. Refinement of the critical angle calculation for the contrast reversal of oil slicks under sunglint. Journal Geophysical Research: Oceans, 2015, 120.

Lu, Y., W. Zhan, and C. Hu (2016). Detecting and quantifying oil slick thickness by thermal remote sensing: A ground-base experiment. Remote Sens. Environ., 181: 207-217, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2016.04.007.

Malone, K.; Pesch, S.; Schlüter, M.; Krause, D.(2018) Oil Droplet Size Distributions in Deep-Sea Blowouts: Influence of Pressure and Dissolved Gases. Environmental Science & Technology 52(11), pp. 6326–6333. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.8b00587

Masi, M.D., Ainsworth, C.H., Jones, D.L. 2016.  Using a Gulf of Mexico Atlantis model to evaluate ecological indicators for sensitivity to fishing mortality and robustness to observation error.  Ecological Indicators, 74: 516-525. 10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.11.008

Moss, J.A., C. McCurry, S. Tominack, I.C. Romero, D. Hollander, W.H. Jeffrey, and R.A. Snyder. 2015. Ciliate protists from the sediment-water interface in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Deep Sea Research I 106: 85-96.

Moss, J.A., C. McCurry, P. Schwing, W.H. Jeffrey, I.C. Romero, D.J. Hollander, and R.A. Snyder.  Molecular characterization of benthic foraminifera communities from the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico shelf and slope following the Deepwater Horizon event, Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, Volume 115, September 2016, Pages 1-9

Murawski, S., Fleeger, J., Patterson, W., Hu, C., Daly, K., Romero, I., et al. (2016). How Did the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Affect Coastal and Continental Shelf Ecosystems of the Gulf of Mexico? Oceanog, 29(3), 160–173.

Murawski, S. A.; Peebles, E. B.; Gracia, A.; Tunnell, J. W.; Armenteros, M. (2018). Comparative Abundance, Species Composition, and Demographics of Continental Shelf Fish Assemblages throughout the Gulf of Mexico. Mar Coast Fish, 10: 325-346. doi:10.1002/mcf2.10033

Overholt, W. A., Marks, K. P., Romero, I. C., Hollander, D. J., Snell, T. W., & Kostka, J. E. (2015). Hydrocarbon-Degrading Bacteria Exhibit a Species-Specific Response to Dispersed Oil while Moderating Ecotoxicity.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 82(2).

Overton, E. B., Wade, T. L., Radovic, J., Meyer, B. M., Miles, M. S., & Larter, S. R. (2016). Chemical Composition of Macondo and other Crude Oils and Compositional Alterations during Oil Spills. Oceanog, 29(3), 50–63.

Paris, C. B., Berenshtein, I., Trillo, M. L., Faillettaz, R., Olascoaga, M. J., Aman, Z. M., et al. (2018). BP Gulf Science Data Reveals Ineffectual Subsea Dispersant Injection for the Macondo Blowout. Front. Mar. Sci., 5.

Pesch, S., Jaeger, P., Jaggi, A., Malone, K., Hoffmann, M., Krause, D., Oldenburg, T.B.P., Schlüter, M. (2017). Rise Velocity of Live-Oil Droplets in Deep-Sea Oil Spills. Environmental Engineering Science, doi: 10.1089/ees.2017.0319.

Pulster, E. L., Main, K., Wetzel, D., & Murawski, S. (2017). Species-Specific Metabolism of Naphthalene and Phenanthrene in Three Species of Marine Teleosts Exposed to Deepwater Horizon Crude Oil. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.

Radović, J., Silva, R., Snowdon, R., Larter, S., Oldenburg, T. Rapid Screening of Glycerol Ether Lipid Biomarkers in Recent Marine Sediment Using Atmospheric Pressure Photoionization in Positive Mode Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry, Analytical Chemistry, 2016, 88(2), 1128-1137.

Radović, J. R.; Silva, R. C.; Snowdon, R.; Brown, M.; Larter, S. R.; Oldenburg, T. B. P., A rapid method to assess a broad inventory of organic species in marine sediments using ultra-high resolution mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometery 2016 Jun 15;30(11):1273-82. doi: 10.1002/rcm.7556.

Rahsepar, S., Smit, M. P. J., Murk, A. J., Rijnaarts, H. H. M., & Langenhoff, A. A. M. (2016). Chemical dispersants: Oil biodegradation friend or foe? Marine Pollution Bulletin, 108(1-2), 113–119.

Rahsepar S, AAM Langenhoff, MPJ Smit, J van Eenenraam, A Murk, HHM Rijnaarts, 2017, Oil biodegradation: Interactions of artificial marine snow, clay particles, oil and Corexit125 (1-2): 186-191.

Robbins, L. L., Daly, K. L., Barbero, L., Wanninkhof, R., He, R., Zong, H., et al. (2018). Spatial and Temporal Variability ofpCO2, Carbon Fluxes, and Saturation State on the West Florida Shelf. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 123(9), 6174–6188.

Romero, I.C., Özgökmen, T., Snyder, S., Schwing, P., O’Malley, B.J., Beron-Vera, F.J., Olascoaga, M.J., Zhu, P., Ryan, E., O’Malley, Francisco J. Beron-Vera, Maria J. Olascoaga, Ping Zhu, Edward Ryan, Chen, S.S., Wetzel, D.L., Hollander, D., Murawski, S.A. (2016). Tracking the Hercules 265 Marine Gas Well Blowout in the Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Geophysical Research, 121, 706-724

Romero, I.C., Toro-Farmer, G., Diercks, A.R., Schwing, P.T., Muller-Karger, F., Murawski, S.A., Hollander, D.J. (2017) Large-scale deposition of weathered oil in the Gulf of Mexico following a deep-water oil spill, Environmental Pollution, Volume 228, September 2017, Pages 179-189

Romero, I. C., Sutton, T., Carr, B., Quintana-Rizzo, E., Ross, S. W., Hollander, D. J., et al. (2018). Decadal Assessment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Mesopelagic Fishes from the Gulf of Mexico Reveals Exposure to Oil-Derived Sources. Environ. Sci. Technol., 52(19), 10985–10996

Ruiz-Fernández, A. C., Sanchez-Cabeza, J. A., Pérez-Bernal, L. H., & Gracia, A. (2019). Spatial and temporal distribution of heavy metal concentrations and enrichment in the southern Gulf of Mexico. Science of The Total Environment, 651, 3174–3186.

Schwing PT, O’Malley BJ, Romero IC, Martínez-Colón M, Hastings DW, Glabach MA, et al. Characterizing the variability of benthic foraminifera in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon event (2010-2012).  Environmental Science and Pollution Research 2016, DOI 10.1007/s11356-016-7996-z.

Schwing, P. T., Romero, I. C., Larson, R. A., O’Malley, B. J., Fridrik, E. E., Goddard, E. A., et al. (2016). Sediment Core Extrusion Method at Millimeter Resolution using a Calibrated, Threaded-rod. JoVE, (114), e54363 Pg 1–7.

Schwing, P.T.; Brooks, G.R.; Larson, R.A.; Holmes, C.W.; O’Malley, B.J.; Hollander, D.J. (2017) Constraining the Spatial Extent of Marine Oil Snow Sedimentation and Flocculent Accumulation Following the Deepwater Horizon Event Using an Excess 210Pb Flux Approach, Environ. Sci. Technol., 51 (11), pp 5962-5968

Schwing, P. T., Brooks, G. R., Larson, R. A., Holmes, C. W., O’Malley, B. J., & Hollander, D. J. (2017). Constraining the Spatial
Extent of Marine Oil Snow Sedimentation and Flocculent Accumulation Following the Deepwater Horizon Event Using an Excess210Pb Flux Approach. Environ. Sci. Technol., 51(11), 5962–5968.

Schwing, P.T.; O’Malley, B.J.; Hollander, D.J. 2018. Resilience of Benthic Foraminifera in the Northern Gulf of Mexico Following the Deepwater Horizon Event (2011-2015). Ecological Indicators 84, 753-764,

Schwing, P.T.; Chanton, J.P.; Hollander, D.J.; Goddard, E.A.; Romero, I.C.; Brooks, G.R.; Larson, R.A. 2018. Tracing the Incorporation of Petroleum Carbon into Benthic Foraminiferal Calcite Following the Deepwater Horizon Event. Environmental Pollution 237:424-429.

Sherwood T. A., Main, K. L., Wetzel, D. L. 2019. De novo assembly and transcriptome dataset of liver, testis and head kidney from red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus). Data in Brief, 22:934-939.

Socolofsky, S., Adams, E. E., Paris, C., & Yang, D. (2016). How do oil, gas, and water interact near a subsea blowout? Oceanog, 29(3), 64–75.

Sun, S., C. Hu, L. Feng, G. A. Swayze, J. Holmes, G. Graettinger, I. MacDonald, O. Garcia and I. Leifer (2016). Oil slick morphology derived from AVIRIS measurements of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill: Implications for spatial resolution requirements of remote sensors, Marine Pollution Bulletin 103 (1-2)

Sun, S., Hu, C., Tunnell, J.W. (2015). Surface oil footprint and trajectory of the Ixtoc-I oil spill determined from Landsat/MSS and CZCS observations, Marine Pollution Bulletin, Available online 24 October 2015, ISSN 0025-326X,

Sun, S., and C. Hu 2015 Sun glint requirement for the remote detection of surface oil films. Geophysical Research Letters, ,42.

Sun, S., Lu, Y., Liu, Y., Wang, M., Hu, C. (2018). Tracking an oil tanker collision and spilled oils in the East China Sea using multisensor day and night satellite imagery. Geophysical Research Letters, 45.

Sun, S., Hu, C., Garcia-Pineda, O., Kourafalou, V., Le Hénaff, M., & Androulidakis, Y. (2018). Remote sensing assessment of oil spills near a damaged platform in the Gulf of Mexico. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 136, 141–151.

Sun, S. and Hu, C. (2018). The Challenges of Interpreting Oil-Water Spatial and Spectral Contrasts for the Estimation of Oil Thickness: Examples From Satellite and Airborne Measurements of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 1-16. doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2018.2876091

Tarnecki, J., Wallace, A., Simons, J.D. and Ainsworth, C.H. (2016).  Progression of a Gulf of Mexico Food Web Supporting Atlantis Ecosystem Model Development.  Fisheries Research: 179, 237-250.

Tarr, M. A., Ray P.Z., Overton, E. B., Olson G.M., Adhikari, P. L., & Reddy, C. M. (2016). Weathering of oil spilled in the marine environment. Oceanog, 29(3), 126–135.

van Eenennaam, J. S., Wei, Y., Grolle, K. C. G., Foekema, E. M., Murk, A. J. (2016) Oil spill dispersants induce formation of marine snow by phytoplankton-associated bacteria. Marine Pollution Bulletin. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.01.005

van Eenennaam JS, S Rahsepar, JR Radovic, TB Oldenburg, J Wonink, AAM Langenhoff, AJ Murk, EM Foekema, 2018, Marine snow enhances the adverse effects of oil on benthic invertebrates, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 126:339-348.

Vaughan, P.A., T. Wilson, R. Kamerman, M. Ederington-Hagy, A. McKenna, H. Chen, and W.H. Jeffrey. Photochemical Changes in Water Accommodated Fractions of MC252 and Surrogate Oil Created during Solar Exposure as determined by FT-ICRMS. Marine Pollution Bulletin, Volume 104, Issues 1–2, 15 March 2016, Pages 262-268.

Walsh, J, J., Lenes, J. M., Darrow, B., Parks, A., Weisberg, R. H. (2016) Impacts of combined overfishing and oil spills on the plankton trophodynamics of the West Florida shelf over the last half century of 1965–2011: A two-dimensional simulation analysis of biotic state transitions, from a zooplankton- to a bacterioplankton-modulated ecosystem. Continental Shelf Research, 116, 54-73. doi:10.1016/j.csr.2016.01.007

Walsh, J.J., J.M. Lenes, R.H. Weisberg, L. Zheng, C. Hu, K.A. Fanning, R. Snyder, and J. Smith (2017). More surprises in the global greenhouse: Human health impacts from recent toxic marine aerosol formations, due to centennial alterations of world-wide coastal food webs. Marine Pollution Bulletin, Volume 116, Issues 1–2, 15 March 2017, Pages 9-40.

Wang, M. and C. Hu. Extracting oil slick features from viirs nighttime imagery using a Gaussian filter and morphological constraints. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 2016, IEEE 12(10): 2051-2055.

Washburn, T., A.C.E. Rhodes, P.A. Montagna.  2016.  Benthic taxa as potential indicators of a deep-sea oil spill.  Ecological Indicators 71:587-597

Washburn, T. W., Reuscher, M. G., Montagna, P. A., Cooksey, C., & Hyland, J. L. (2017). Macrobenthic community structure in the deep Gulf of Mexico one year after the Deepwater Horizon blowout. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 127, 21–30.

Weisberg, R.H., Zheng, L., Liu, Y., Corcoran, A. A., Lembke, C., Hu, C., Lenes, J.M., Walsh, J.J., Karenia brevis blooms on the West Florida Shelf: A comparative study of the robust 2012 bloom and the nearly null 2013 event, Continental Shelf Research, Volume 120, 1 June 2016, Pages 106-121

White, H. K., Conmy, R. N., MacDonald, I. R., & Reddy, C. M. (2016). Methods of Oil Detection in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Oceanog, 29(3), 76–87.

Wiggins, S. M., Hall, J. M., Thayre, B. J., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2016). Gulf of Mexico low-frequency ocean soundscape impacted by airguns. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 140(1), 176–183.

Yang, D., Chen, B., Socolofsky, S., Chamecki, M., Meneveau, C., “Large-eddy simulation and parameterization of buoyant plume dynamics in stratified flow,” J. Fluid Mech. (2016), vol. 794, pp. 798–833

Zeinstra-Helfrich, M., Koops, W., Murk, A. J. (2016). How oil properties and layer thickness determine the entrainment of spilled surface oil. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 110(1), 184–193.

Zeinstra-Helfrich, M., Koops, W., Murk, A. J. (2017). Predicting the consequence of natural and chemical dispersion for oil slick size over time. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122(9), 7312–7324.

C-IMAGE-I Contributions – 62 peer reviewed articles

Ainsworth, C.H., Schirripa, M.J. and Morzaria-Luna, H. (eds.), (2015). An Atlantis ecosystem model for the Gulf of Mexico supporting Integrated Ecosystem Assessment. US Dept. Comm. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-676. 149 pp.

Allison, J. G., Wagner, M. E., McAllister, M., Ren, A, K. J., Snyder, R. A. Sand bottom microalgal
production and benthic nutrient fluxes on the northeastern Gulf of Mexico nearshore shelf, Gulf and Caribbean Research, 2013, 25, 1-8.

Aman, Z. M. and C.B. Paris, Response to comment on “Evolution of the Macondo Well Blowout: Simulating the Effects of the Circulation and Synthetic Dispersants on the Subsea Oil Transport, Environmental Science and Technology, 2013, 47(20), 11906-11907. CIMAGE#15

Aman, Z., Paris, C. B., May, E. F., Johns, M. L., Lindo-Atichati, D., High pressure visual experimental studies of oil-in-water dispersion droplet size: Implication for oil transport, Chemical Engineering Science, 2015, in press. CIMAGE#36

Cannizzaro, J.P.; Hu, C.; Carder, K.L.; Kelble, C.R.; Melo, N.; Johns, E.M.; Vargo, G.A., and Heil, C.A., On the Accuracy of SeaWiFS Ocean Color Data Products on the West Florida Shelf, Journal of Coastal Research, 2013. CIMAGE#7

Chen, S., Hu, C. In search of oil seeps in the Cariaco basin using MODIS and MERIS medium resolution data, Remote Sensing Letters, 5:5, 442-450, 2014. CIMAGE#22

Dahl, K. A., Patterson, III, W. F., 2014Habitat-specific density and diet of rapidly expanding invasive red lionfish, Pterois volitans, populations in the northern Gulf of Mexico, PLoS ONE 9(8): e105852. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0105852 CIMAGE#27

Drexler, M., Ainsworth, C. The use of zero-inflated generalized additive models to predict species abundance distributions in the Gulf of Mexico: a tool for ecosystem modeling, PLOS ONE, 2013. CIMAGE#10

Fanning, K.A., Masserini, R.T., Walsh, J.J., Wanninkhof, R., Sullivan, K., Virmani, J.I. & Heil, C.A. An ammonium enrichment event in the surface ocean: Wind forcing and potential ramifications. Marine Chemistry, 2015, 174, 26-34.

Fefilatyev, S., Kramer, K., Hall, L., Goldgof, D., Kasturi, R., Remsen, A., Daly, K. Detection of Anomalous Particles from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Using the SIPPER3 Underwater Imaging Platform, Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Data Mining Workshops, 2011, 741-748. CIMAGE#1

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