The Conte Research Group - OFP

UPDATED FEB 09

OFP Bibliography

Roberts, K. A., C. Xu, C.-C Huang, M. H. Conte, P. H. Santschi. Scavenging and fractionation of thorium vs. protactinium in the ocean, as determined from particle-water partitioning experiments with sediment trap material from the Gulf of Mexico and Sargasso Sea. Earth Planet. Sci. Letts. (submitted)

Helmke P., S. Neuer, M. W. Lomas, M. Conte and T. Freudenthal. Cross-basin differences in the organic carbon export and flux attenuation in the subtropical North Atlantic Gyre. Deep-Sea Res. I. (submitted)

Tian, Z., P. Ollivier, T. M. Church, M. H. Conte and S. Huang. Coupling between atmospheric deposition and oceanic flux of Fe and Al in the Sargasso Sea. Mar. Chem. (in revision)

Huang, S. and M. Conte (2009) Source/process apportionment of major and trace elements in sinking particles in the Sargasso Sea, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 73, 65-90.

Turich, C. M., K. H. Freeman, M. A. Bruns, M. Conte, A. Jones and S. G. Wakeham. (2007) Lipids of the marine Archea: Patterns and provenance in the water-column and sediments. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 71, 3272-3291

Stoll, H., P. Ziveri, N. Shimizu, M. Conte and S. Theroux. (2007). Relationship between coccolith Sr/Ca ratios and coccolithophore production and export in the Arabian Sea and Sargasso Sea. Deep-Sea Res. II, 54, 581-600.

Van Beek, P., R. Francois, M. Conte, J.-L. Reyss, M. Souhant and M. Charette (2007) 228Ra/226Ra and 226Ra/Ba ratios in seawater and particles at the OFP site in the western Sargasso Sea near Bermuda. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. 71, 71-86.

Huang, S., E. R. Sholkovitz and M. H. Conte. (2007) Application of high-temperature fusion for analysis of major and trace elements in marine sediment trap samples. Limnol. Oceanogr: Methods.5, 13-22.

Conte, M. H., T. D. Dickey, J. C. Weber, R. J. Johnson and A. H. Knap. (2003) Transient physical forcing of pulsed export of bioreactive organic material to the deep Sargasso Sea. Deep-Sea Res. I 50, 1157-1187.

Anand, P., H. Elderfield and M. H. Conte (2003) Calibration of Mg/Ca thermometry in planktonic foraminifera from a sediment trap time series. Paleoceanogr. 18, doi: 10.1029/2002PA000846.

Juranek, L. W., A. D. Russell and H. J. Spero (2003) Seasonal oxygen and carbon isotopic variability in euthecosomatous pteropods from the Sargasso Sea. Deep-Sea Res.I, 50, 231-245.

Siegel, D.A. and R. A.Armstrong (2002) Corrigendum to "Siegel, D.A., Deuser, W.G. 1997: Trajectories of sinking particles in the Sargasso Sea: modeling of statistical funnels above deep-ocean sediment traps. Deep-Sea Res. I, 44, 1519-1541", Deep-Sea Res.I, 49, 1115-1116.

Lutz, M. J., R. B. Dunbar, and K. Caldeira (2002) Regional variability in the vertical flux of particulate organic carbon in the ocean interior, Global Biogeochem. Cycles,, 16, 1037-1055, 2002.

Ragueneau, O., Dittert, N., Corrin, L., Tréguer, P. et Pondaven, P. (2002). Si:C decoupling in the world ocean: is the Southern Ocean different ? Deep-Sea Research II, 49 (16): 3127-3154.

Conte, M.H., J.C. Weber, L. L. King and S. G. Wakeham (2001) Calibration of the alkenone temperature signal in western North Atlantic surface waters. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. 65, 4275-4287.

Conte, M. H., N. Ralph and E. H. Ross (2001) Seasonal and interannual variability in deep ocean particle fluxes at the Oceanic Flux Program (OFP)/Bermuda Atlantic Time Series (BATS) site in the western Sargasso Sea near Bermuda. Deep-Sea Res.II, 48, 1471-1506.

Antia, A.N., W. Koeve, G. Fischer, T. Blanz, D. Schulz-Bull, J. Schouten, S. Neuer, K. Kremling, J. Kuss, R. Peinert, D. Hebbeln, U. Bathmann, U. Fehner, M. Conte and B. Zeitzchel (2001) Basin-wide particulate carbon flux in the Atlantic Ocean: regional export patterns and potential for atmospheric CO2 sequestration. Global Biogeochem. Cycles 15, 845-862.

Haidar, A. T., H. R. Theirstein and W. G. Deuser (2000) Calcareous phytoplankton standing stocks, fluxes and accumulation in Holocene sediments off BMaryermuda (N. Atlantic) Deep-Sea Res., 1907-1938.

Conte, M. H., J. C. Weber and N. Ralph (1998) Episodic particle flux in the deep Sargasso Sea: an organic geochemical assessment. Deep-Sea Res. I, 45, 1819-1841.

Jickells T. D., S. Dorling, W. G. Deuser, T. M. Church, R. Arimoto and J. Prospero (1998) Air-borne dust fluxes to a deep water sediment trap in the Sargasso Sea.Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 12, 311-320.

Siegel, D. A. and W. G. Deuser (1997) Trajectories of sinking particles in the Sargasso Sea: modeling of "statistical funnels" above deep-ocean sediment traps. Deep-Sea Res. 44, 1519-1541.

Sayles, F. L., W. G. Deuser, J. E. Goudreau, W. H. Dickinson, T. D. Jickells P. King (1996) The benthic cycle of biogenic opal at the Bermuda Atlantic time series site. Deep-Sea Res. I 43, 383 - 409.

Deuser, W. G. (1995) Temporal variability of particle flux in the deep Sargasso Sea, in Particle Flux in the Ocean, pp. 185 - 198. V. Ittekkot, S. Honjo and P. J. Depetris (eds.), Wiley and Sons.

Deuser, W. G., T. D. Jickells, P. King, J. A. Commeau (1995) Decadal and annual changes in biogenic opal and carbonate fluxes to the deep Sargasso Sea. Deep-Sea Res. I 42, 1923-1932.

Sayles, F. L., W. R. Martin, W. G. Deuser (1994) The response of benthic oxygen demand to particulate organic carbon supply in the deep sea near Bermuda. Nature 371, 686-689.

Gust, G., A. F. Michaels, R. Johnson, W. G. Deuser, W. Bowles (1994) Mooring line motions and sediment trap hydromechanics: In-situ intercomparison of three common deployment designs.Deep-Sea Res. 41, 831-857.

Jasper, J. P. and W. G. Deuser (1993) Annual cycles of mass flux and isotopic composition of pteropod shells settling into the deep Sargasso Sea. Deep-Sea Res 40, 653-669.

Asper, V. L., W. G. Deuser, G. A. Knauer, S. E. Lohrenz (1992) Rapid biogeochemical coupling between surface and deep ocean waters via particles. Nature 357, 670-672.

Fabry, V. J., and W. G. Deuser (1992) Seasonal changes in isotopic compositions and sinking fluxes of euthecosomatous pteropod shells in the Sargasso Sea. Paleoceanogr. 7, 195-213.

Altabet, M. A., W. G. Deuser, S. Honjo, C. Stienen (1991) Seasonal and depth-related changes in the source of sinking particles in the North Atlantic using 15N/14N ratios. Nature 354, 136-139.

Fabry, V. J., and W. G. Deuser (1991) Aragonite and magnesian calcite fluxes to the deep Sargasso Sea.Deep-Sea Res. 38, 713-728.

Jickells, T.D., W. G. Deuser, A. Fleer, C. Hemleben (1990) Variability of some elemental fluxes in the western tropical Atlantic Ocean. Oceanol. Acta 13, 291-298.

Deuser, W. G., F. E. Muller-Karger, R. H. Evans, O. B. Brown, W. E. Esaias, G. C. Feldman (1990) Surface-ocean color and deep-ocean carbon flux: How close a connection? Deep-Sea Res. 37, 1331-1343.

Jickells, T. D., W. G. Deuser, R. A. Belastock (1990) Temporal variations in the concentrations of some particulate elements in the surface waters of the Sargasso Sea and their relationship to deep-sea fluxes, Mar. Chem. 29, 203-219.

Deuser, W. G., and E. H. Ross (1989) Seasonally abundant planktonic foraminifera of the Sargasso Sea: Succession, deep-water fluxes, isotopic composition, and paleoceanographic implications, J. Foram. Res. 19, 268-293.

Deuser, W. G., F. E. Muller-Karger, C. Hemleben (1988) Temporal variations of particle fluxes in the deep subtropical and tropical North Atlantic: Eulerian versus Lagrangian effects, J. Geophys. Res. 93, 6857-6862

Almogi-Labin, A., C. Hemleben, W. G. Deuser (1988) Seasonal variation in the flux of euthecosomatous pteropods collected in a deep sediment trap in the Sargasso Sea. Deep-Sea Res. 35, 441-464.

Jickells, T. D., T. M. Church, W. G. Deuser (1987) A comparison of atmospheric inputs and deep-ocean particle fluxes for the Sargasso Sea. Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 1, 117-130.

Deuser, W. G. (1987) Variability of hydrography and particle flux: Transient and long-term relationships. In: Particle Flux in the Ocean, Mitt. Geol. Palaeontol. Inst. Univ. Hamburg. 62, 179-193.

Deuser, W. G. (1987) Seasonal variations in isotopic composition and deep-water fluxes of the tests of perennially abundant planktonic foraminifera of the Sargasso Sea: Results from sediment-trap collections and their paleoceanographic significance. J. Foram. Res. 17, 14-27.

Deuser, W. G. (1986) Seasonal and interannual variations in deep-water particle fluxes in the Sargasso Sea and their relation to surface hydrography. Deep-Sea Res. 33, 225-246.

Knap, A. H., K. Binkley, W. G. Deuser (1986) Synthetic organic chemicals in the deep Sargasso Sea. Nature 319, 572-574.

Altabet, M. A. and W. G. Deuser (1985) Seasonal variations in natural abundance of 15N in particles sinking to the deep Sargasso Sea. Nature 315, 218-219.

Hemleben, C., M. Spindler, I. Breitinger, W. G. Deuser (1985) Field and laboratory studies of the ontogeny and ecology of some globorotaliid species from the Sargasso Sea off Bermuda. J. Foram. Res. 15, 254-272.

Bacon, M. P., C.-A. Huh, A. P. Fleer, W. G. Deuser (1985) Seasonality in the flux of natural radionuclides and plutonium in the deep Sargasso Sea. Deep-Sea Res. 32, 273-286.

Deuser, W. G. (1984) Seasonality of particle fluxes in the ocean's interior. In: Global Ocean Flux Study, Proceedings of a Workshop, National Academy Press, Washington, D. C., pp 221-236.

Bandel, K., A. Almogi-Labin, C. Hemleben, W. G. Deuser (1984) The conch of Limacina and Peraclis (Pteropoda) and a model for the development of planktonic gastropods. N. Jahrb. Geol. Palaeontol. Abh. 168, 87-107.

Jickells, T. D., W. G. Deuser, A. H. Knap (1984) The sedimentation rates of trace elements in the Sargasso Sea measured by sediment trap. Deep-Sea Res. 31, 1169-1178.

Ittekkot, V., W. G. Deuser, E. T. Degens (1984) Seasonality in the fluxes of sugars, amino acids and amino sugars to the deep ocean: Sargasso Sea. Deep-Sea Res. 31, 1057-1069.

Deuser, W. G., K. Emeis, V. Ittekkot, E. T. Degens (1983) Fly-ash particles intercepted in the deep Sargasso Sea. Nature 305, 216-218.

Deuser, W. G., P. G. Brewer, J. D. Jickells, R. F. Commeau (1983) Biological control of the removal of abiogenic particles from the surface ocean. Science 219, 388-391.

Deuser, W. G. (1982) Marine sediments: Seasonal changes. McGraw-Hill Yrbk. Sci. Technol. 292-294.

Deuser, W. G., E. H. Ross, R. F. Anderson (1981) Seasonality in the supply of sediment to the deep Sargasso Sea and implications for the rapid transfer of matter to the deep ocean. Deep-Sea Res. 28A, 495-505.

Deuser, W. G., E. H. Ross, C. Hemleben, M. Spindler (1981) Seasonal changes in species composition, numbers, mass, size and isotopic composition of planktonic foraminifera settling into the deep Sargasso Sea. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. 33, 103-127.

Deuser, W. G. and E. H. Ross (1980) Seasonal change in the flux of organic carbon to the deep Sargasso Sea. Nature 283, 364-365.