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Isabel C. Romero

University of South Florida

College of Marine Science

140 7th Ave South
St. Petersburg , FL  33701  

isabelromero@mail.usf.edu

Project List:

Center for the Integrated Modeling and Analysis of Gulf Ecosystems II (C-IMAGE II)

Year 5-7 Consortia Grants (RFP-IV)Role: Task Co-Lead, Post-Doc

Deep-Pelagic Nekton Dynamics of the Gulf of Mexico (DEEPEND)

Year 5-7 Consortia Grants (RFP-IV)Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Center for Integrated Modeling and Analysis of Gulf Ecosystems (C-IMAGE)

Year 2-4 Consortia Grants (RFP-I)Role: Post-Doc

Deepsea to Coast Connectivity in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico (DEEP-C)

Year 2-4 Consortia Grants (RFP-I)Role: Post-Doc

Assessing the Concentration and the Molecular and Isotropic Composition of Deep sea Submerged Oils in the Northern Gulf of Mexico

Year One Block Grant - Florida Institute of OceanographyRole: Post-Doc

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Articles - 13

2017

Romero, I. C., Toro-Farmer, G., Diercks, A. - R., Schwing, P., Muller-Karger, F., Murawski, S., et al. (2017). Large-scale deposition of weathered oil in the Gulf of Mexico following a deep-water oil spill. Environmental Pollution, 228, 179–189.
Schwing, P. T., OMalley, B. J., Romero, I. C., Martínez-Colón, M., Hastings, D. W., Glabach, M. A., et al. (2017). Characterizing the variability of benthic foraminifera in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon event (2010-2012). Environ Sci Pollut Res, 24(3), 2754–2769.

2016

Hastings, D. W., Schwing, P. T., Brooks, G. R., Larson, R. A., Morford, J. L., Roeder, T., et al. (2016). Changes in sediment redox conditions following the BP DWH blowout event. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 129, 167–178.
Moss, J. A., McCurry, C., Schwing, P., Jeffrey, W. H., Romero, I. C., Hollander, D. J., et al. (2016). 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, 115, 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.
Overholt, W. A., Marks, K. P., Romero, I. C., Hollander, D. J., Snell, T. W., & Kostka, J. E. (2016). Hydrocarbon-Degrading Bacteria Exhibit a Species-Specific Response to Dispersed Oil while Moderating Ecotoxicity. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 82(2), 518–527.
Romero, I. C., Özgökmen, T., Snyder, S., Schwing, P., O'Malley, B. J., Beron-Vera, F. J., et al. (2016). Tracking the -Hercules 265- marine gas well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121(1), 706–724.
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-rod2016. JoVE, (114), e54363 Pg 1–7.

2015

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.
Moss, J. A., McCurry, C., Tominack, S., Romero, I. C., Hollander, D., Jeffrey, W. H., et al. (2015). Ciliated protists from the nepheloid layer and water column of sites affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 106, 85–96.
Quintana-Rizzo, E., Torres, J. J., Ross, S. W., Romero, I., Watson, K., Goddard, E., et al. (2015). δ13C and δ15N in deep-living fishes and shrimps after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Gulf of Mexico. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 94(1-2), 241–250.
Romero, I. C., Schwing, P. T., Brooks, G. R., Larson, R. A., Hastings, D. W., Ellis, G., et al. (2015). Hydrocarbons in Deep-Sea Sediments following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Blowout in the Northeast Gulf of Mexico. PLoS ONE, 10(5), e0128371.
Schwing, P. T., Romero, I. C., Brooks, G. R., Hastings, D. W., Larson, R. A., Hollander, D. J., et al. (2015). A Decline in Benthic Foraminifera following the Deepwater Horizon Event in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. PLoS ONE, 10(3), e0120565.

Conference Presentations - 94

2017

Overholt, W. A., Mercando, E., Sun, X., Romero, I. C., Hollander, D. J., Konstantinidis, K., et al. (2017). Microbial Processes in Submerged Coastal Sands Impacted with Weathered Oil. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Romero, I. C. (2017). Distribution of Deposited Petroleum Hydrocarbons after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Romero, I. R., Sutton, T., Quintana-Rizzo, E., Ross, S. W., Torres, J. J., & Hollander, D. J. (2017). Long-term study of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in deep-water fish species in the northern Gulf of Mexico reveals exposure to Deepwater Horizon oil. In ASLO 2017 Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Honolulu, HI : 02/26/17-03/03/17.
Sutton, T., Cook, A., Boswell, K., Bracken-Grissom, H., deRada, S., English, D., et al. (2017). DEEPEND Consortium Science poster for Research Board Reception. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Sutton, T., Cook, A., Boswell, K., Bracken-Grissom, H., deRada, S., English, D., et al. (2017). Research in the Gulf of Mexico; The DEEPEND Consortium. In ASLO 2017 Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Honolulu, HI : 02/26/17-03/03/17: Poster.

2016

Bosman, S., Chanton, J., Hollander, D., Schwing, P., Romero, I., Goddard, E., et al. (2016). Evidence for Sea Floor Oil Sedimentation Associated with the Ixtoc Oil Spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
O’Malley, B., Schwing, P., Romero, I., Larson, R., Brooks, G., & Hollander, D. (2016). Comparative Records of Planktic Foraminiferal Mass Accumulation Rates following the 2010 DWH and 1979 IXTOC Blowout Events: A Microfossil Indicator of Marine Oil Snow Sedimentation. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.
Romero, I. (2016). Deposition and Redistribution of Petroleum Hydrocarbons following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Where Is It Going and How Long Will It Remain? In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Romero, I. C., Patterson, W. F., Sutton, T., Quintana-Rizzo, E., Ross, S. W., Kane, A. S., et al. (2016). A Time-series Assessment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Fish Communities before and after the DWH Event. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.
Schwing, P. T., Martínez-Colón, M., Machain-Castillo, M. L., Romero, I. C., Chanton, J. P., O'Malley, B. J., et al. (2016). Using Foraminifera to Assess Benthic Distribution, Impacts and Recovery following Sedimentary Oil Deposition Associated with the DWH and Ixtoc Events. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Snyder, S., Pulster, E., Romero, I., Hollander, D., & Murawski, S. (2016). Comparing PAH Profiles across the Gulf of Mexico: Red Snapper Liver Analysis. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Sutton, T., Boswell, K., Bracken-Grissom, H., Cook, A., deRada, S., English, D., et al. (2016). DEEPEND: Deep Pelagic Nekton Dynamics of the Gulf of Mexico. In Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. New Orleans, LA : 07/06/16-07/10/16: Poster.
Sutton, T., Boswell, K., Bracken-Grissom, H., Cook, A., deRada, S., English, D., et al. (2016). DEEPEND: Deep Pelagic Nekton Dynamics of the Gulf of Mexico. In National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI) Conference: Discovering the Deep Blue Sea. Irvine, CA : 11/09/16-11/12/16: Poster.
Sutton, T., Cook, A., Frank, T., Boswell, K., Vecchione, M., Judkins, H., et al. (2016). The Dynamics of Vertical Movement in the Oceanic Gulf of Mexico after Deepwater Horizon: Active Linkage of Large Vertebrates and Deep-Pelagic Nekton. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016. New Orleans, LA : 02/21/16-02/26/16.
Sutton, T., Cook, A., Frank, T., Boswell, K., Vecchione, M., Judkins, H., et al. (2016). The Dynamics of Vertical Movement in the Oceanic Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon: Active Linkage of Large Vertebrates and Deep-pelagic Realm. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.

2015

Hastings, D. W., Brooks, G., Schwing, P., Kostka, J. E., Larson, R. A., Overholt, W. A., et al. (2015). Surface Sediments Became More Reducing Following The BP Deepwater Horizon Blowout Event. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Hollander, D. J., Machain-Castillo, M. L., Gracia, A., Alexander-Valdés, H. A., Brooks, G. R., Chanton, J., et al. (2015). Comparative Analysis of the IXTOC and Deepwater Horizon Blowouts Reveal that Marine Oil Snow Sedimentation (MOSSFA) Maybe the Rule, not the Exception. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Hollander, D. J., Machain-Castillo, M. L., Gracia, A., Alexander-Valdés, H. A., Brooks, G. R., Chanton, J., et al. (2015). Generations Apart But of Common Ancestry: A Comparative Study of Marine Oil Snow Sedimentation and Flocculent Accumulation (MOSSFA) During the IXTOC (1979-1980) and Deepwater Horizon (2010) Blowouts Events. In 27th International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry (IMOG). Prague, Czech Republic : 09/13/15-09/18/15: Poster.
Hollander, D. J., Romero, I., Schwing, P., Brooks, G., Hastings, D. W., Larson, R., et al. (2015). Sub-surface oil plumes, sedimentary oil deposition and other unexpected consequences and impacts in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil-well blowout. In Contaminated Sediments 2015: Environmental Chemistry, Ecotoxicology and Engineering. Ascona, Switzerland : 03/03/15-03/08/15.
Machain-Castillo, M. L., Ruiz-Fernández, A. C., Sanchez-Cabeza, J. A., Schwing, P., Romero, I., & Hollander, D. J. (2015). Sedimentary Evidence of Abrupt Environmental Changes After The Catastrophic IXTOC Oil Spill and/or Chichonal Volcanic Events in the Southern Gulf of Mexico. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Miller, Q., Romero, I. C., Brooks, G. R., Larson, R. A., Schwing, P., & Hollander, D. (2015). Sedimentary record of PAHs in offshore areas of the Northern Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
O'Malley, B. J., Schwing, P. T., Romero, I. C., & Hollander, D. J. (2015). Benthic foraminifera as environmental proxies for PAH pollution following the Hercules 265 event. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15: Poster.
Overholt, W. A., Schwing, P. T., Larson, R. A., Romero, I. C., Hastings, D. W., Brooks, G. R., et al. (2015). Elucidating the diversity of benthic microbial communities and foraminifera at the seafloor in the northern Gulf of Mexico. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Patterson III, W. F., Hollander, D., Jagoe, C., James, M., Murawski, S., Romero, I., et al. (2015). Emerging Ecological Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Evaluating Ecosystem Change and Resiliency. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Patterson III, W. F., Hollander, D., Jagoe, C., James, M., Murawski, S., Romero, I., et al. (2015). Reef fishes and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: chronic effects and evidence of system resiliency. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Romero, I., Ozgokmen, T., Snyder, S., Wetzel, D. L., Ylitalo, C. M., Beron Vera, F., et al. (2015). Impacts of a marine gas well blowout on PAH contamination in sediments and fish. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Schwing, P., Romero, I. C., Brooks, G. R., Hastings, D. W., Larson, R. A., Chanton, J. P., et al. (2015). Quantifying the ecological and chemical impacts of the DWH event on benthic foraminifera and rates of subsequent recovery (2010-2014). In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Schwing, P. T., Martínez-Colón, M., Machain-Castillo, M. L., Romero, I. C., Brooks, G. R., Hastings, D. W., et al. (2015). Documenting the spatial and temporal response of benthic foraminifera following subsurface oil releases in the Gulf of Mexico. In 2015 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD : 11/01/15-11/04/15.
Snyder, R. A., Moss, J., McCurry, C., Tominack, S., Romero, I. C., Hollander, D., et al. (2015). The Deep-Sea Water-Sediment Interface: Eukaryotic Microbial Communities From the NE Gulf of Mexico. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Sun, X., Overholt, W. A., Romero, I., Hollander, D. J., & Kostka, J. E. (2015). Oceanographic Parameters Affect Biodegradation Potential In The Northeastern Gulf Of Mexico. In 2nd Annual Southeastern Biogeochemistry Symposium. Atlanta, GA : 03/28/15-03/29/15: Poster.
Sun, X., Romero, I. C., Hollander, D. H., & Kostka, J. E. (2015). Controls of hydrocarbon persistence and microbial communities that mediate biodegradation in the water column and deepsea sediments of the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. In 115th American Society for Microbiology General Meeting. New Orleans, LA : 05/30/15-06/02/15: Poster.
Sun, X., Romero, I. C., Hollander, D. J., & Kostka, J. E. (2015). Controls of hydrocarbon persistence and microbial communities that mediate biodegradation in the water column and deepsea sediments of the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. In 115th American Society for Microbiology General Meeting. New Orleans, LA : 05/30/15-06/02/15.
Sutton, T. T., Boswell, K., Bracken-Grissom, H., Cook, A. B., deRada, S., English, D., et al. (2015). Dynamics of epi-, meso- and bathypelagic fish assemblages: A Gulf of Mexico case study and new research initiative (DEEPEND). In 2015 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. Reno, NV : 07/16/15-07/19/15.
Sutton, T. T., Boswell, K., Bracken-Grissom, H., Cook, A. B., deRada, S., English, D., et al. (2015). Understanding deep-pelagic ecosystem dynamics: A new research initiative in the Gulf of Mexico (DEEPEND). In Fish at Night: an international symposium. Miami, FL : 11/17/15-11/20/15.
Sutton, T. T., Cook, A. B., Boswell, K., Bracken-Grissom, H., deRada, S., English, D., et al. (2015). DEEPEND: Deep-Pelagic Nekton Dynamics of the Gulf of Mexico. In 2015 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. Reno, NV : 07/16/15-07/19/15: Poster.
Sutton, T. T., Cook, A. B., Boswell, K., Bracken-Grissom, H., deRada, S., English, D., et al. (2015). DEEPEND: Deep-Pelagic Nekton Dynamics of the Gulf of Mexico. In 14th Deep-Sea Biology Symposium. Aveiro, Portugal : 08/31/15-09/04/15: Poster.
Sutton, T. T., Cook, A. B., Boswell, K., Bracken-Grissom, H., deRada, S., English, D., et al. (2015). Understanding deep-pelagic ecosystem variability in an age of increasing deep-ocean commercial activity: A Gulf of Mexico case study and new research initiative (DEEPEND). In 14th Deep-Sea Biology Symposium. Aveiro, Portugal : 08/31/15-09/04/15.
Synder, S., Pulster, E. L., Wetzel, D. L., Romero, I. C., Larson, R., Brooks, G., et al. (2015). Understanding spatial trends in biliary PAH metaboloite concentration in GoM demersal fishes using sediment PAH concentration and sediment grain size. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15: Poster.
Wetzel, D., Deak, K. L., Suprenand, P., Snyder, S., & Romero, I. C. (2015). A correlation of vitellogenin and PAH in red snapper and golden tilefish exposed to the DwH spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.

2014

Brooks, G., Larson, R. A., Schwing, P. T., Romero, I., Moore, C., Reichart, G., et al. (2014). Sedimentation pulse in the NE GoM following the 2010 DWH blowout. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.
Brooks, G. R., Larson, R. A., Schwing, P. T., Romero, I., Moore, C., Reichart, G. - J., et al. (2014). Sedimentation pulse in the NE Gulf of Mexico following the 2010 DWH blowout. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2014. Honolulu, HI : 02/23/14-02/28/14: Poster.
Brooks, G. R., Larson, R. A., Schwing, P. T., Romero, I., Moore, C., Reichart, G., et al. (2014). Sedimentation pulse in the NE Gulf of Mexico following the 2010 DWH blowout. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Hastings, D., Schwing, P., Bartlett, T., Brooks, G., Larson, R., Quinn, K., et al. (2014). Changes in sediment redox conditions following the BP DWH blowout event. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.
Hastings, D., Schwing, P., Bartlett, T., Brooks, G., Larson, R., Quinn, K., et al. (2014). Changes in sediment redox conditions following the BP DWH Blowout event. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.
Hollander, D., Romero, I., Schwing, P., Larson, R., Brooks, G., Hastings, D. W., et al. (2014). Did the mitigation strategies of DWH surfacing oil intensify processes associated with oil-flocculation and increse the footprint of sedimentary oil deposition? In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.
Hollander, D. J., Romero, I., Schwing, P., Larson, R., Brooks, G., Hastings, D. W., et al. (2014). Did the mitigation strategies of Deepwater Horizon surfacing oil intensify processes associated with oil-flocculation and increase the “footprint” of sedimentary oil deposition. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.
Hollander, D. J., Romero, I. C., Schwing, P. T., Brooks, G., & Kostka, J. (2014). Disentagnling the roles of river discharge, productivity, oil burning and dispersant on the Marine Oil-Snow (MOSSFA) event following the DwH blowout. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2014. Honolulu, HI : 02/23/14-02/28/14.
Kane, A. S., Pine, J., James. M.O., Romero, I. C., Hollander, D. J., & Patterson, W. F. (2014). Splenic macrophage aggregates as potential biomarker of exposure in red snapper sampled from the northern GoM Post DWH oil spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Kostka, J. E., Overholt, W., Marks, K., Sun, X., Shin, B., Snell, T., et al. (2014). The response of benthic microbial communities in the Gulf of Mexico to the Deepwater Horizon oil discharge: from shallow coastal sands to the deepsea. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2014. Honolulu, HI : 02/23/14-02/28/14: Poster.
Larson, R., Brooks, G. R., Schwing, P. T., Romero, I., Moore, C., Reichart, G., et al. (2014). Resolving sedimentation shifts in the deep sea following the BP blowout event: Challenges of Event Stratigraphy. In 2014 Deep-C Student Research Symposium. Tallahassee, FL : 09/18/14-09/19/14.
Larson, R., Brooks, G. R., Schwing, P. T., Romero, I., Moore, C., Reichart, G., et al. (2014). Utilizing 234Th as a geochronometer in sediment cores following the 2010 DWH blowout. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Larson, R. A., Brooks, G. R., Schwing, P. T., Romero, I., Moore, C., Reichart, G., et al. (2014). Utilizing 234Th as a geochronometer in sediment cores following the 2010 DWH blowout. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Lincoln, S., Romero, I., Hollander, D., Macalady, J., & Freeman, K. (2014). Post-DWH sedimentation: insights from archaeal tetraether lipids. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Patterson, W., Tarnecki, J., Jagoe, C., Romero, I., Hollander, D., & James, M. (2014). Acute and chronic effects of the DWH oil spill on reef fish community and trophic structure. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.
Ramirez, H., Romero, I., Snyder, S.,, Larson, R. A., Schwing, P., Brooks, G. R., et al. (2014). PAH in continental-shelf sediments two years after the DWH blowout. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Ramirez, H. M., Romero, I. C., Snyder, S., Larson, R. A., Schwing, P., Brooks, G. R., et al. (2014). Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in continental-shelf sediments two years after the Deepwater Horizon Blowout. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Reilly, L. M., Schwing, P. T., Goddard E.A., Brooks, G. R., Larson, B., Romero, I. C., et al. (2014). Assessing the exposure of benthic foraminifera to petroleum in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico by stable isotopic analysis of carbonate tests. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2014. Honolulu, HI : 02/23/14-02/28/14: Poster.
Romero, I., Hollander, D., Patterson, W., Ross, W., Kane, A., Murawski, S., et al. (2014). PAH in fish: 2 years after the DWH oil spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.
Romero, I., Toro-Farmer, G. A., Watson, K., Brooks, G. R., Larson, R. A., Schwing, P., et al. (2014). Large scale tracking of oil derived hydrocarbons in deep-sediments of the GoM after the DWH oil spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Romero, I. C., Toro-Farmer, G. A., Watson, K., Brooks, G. R., Larson, R. A., Schwing, P., et al. (2014). Large-scale tracking of oil-derived hydrocarbons in deep-sediments of the Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Romero, I. C., G.A. Toro-Farmer, R.A. Larson, K. Watson, P.T. Schwing, F. Muller-Karger, D.J. Hollander. (2014). Hydrocarbon deposition in Deep-Sediments Following the Deepwater Horizon Blowoout: Spatial Analyses of Organic Geochemical Signatures. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2014. Honolulu, HI : 02/23/14-02/28/14.
Schwing, P., Romero, I., Hastings, D. W., Brooks, G. R., Larson, R. A., Hollander, D., et al. (2014). Characterizing the deep sea benthic foraminifera impact and response to the DWH event in the NE GoM. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.
Schwing, P., Romero, I., & Snyder, S. (2014). Ocean Pollution: the Gulf of Mexico as a case study. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2014. Honolulu, HI : 02/23/14-02/28/14: Poster.
Schwing, P. T., Romero, I. C., Brooks, G. R., Hastings, D. W., Larson, R. A., & Hollander, D. J. (2014). Characterizing the Deep Sea Benthic Foraminifera Impact and Response to the Deepwater Horizon Blowout in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Schwing, P. T., Romero, I. C., Hastings, D. W., Brooks, G. R., Larson, R. A., Hollander, D. J., et al. (2014). Characterizing the Deep Sea Benthic Foraminifera Impact and Response to the Deepwater Horizon Event in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.
Snyder, S., Pulster, E., Romero, I., Ramirez, H., Wetzel, D., Hollander, D., et al. (2014). Tracing persistent exposure of burrow-forming fishes to oil contaminatin following the DWH blowout. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.

2013

Hastings D.W., Brooks, G. R., Hollander, D. J., Larson, R., Morford, J., Romero, I., et al. (2013). Changes in the redox state in pore water and marine sediments following the 2010 BP blowout. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Hastings, D., Brooks, G., Bartlett, T., Hammaker, S., Hogan, A., Roeder, T., et al. (2013). Changes in the redox state in pore water and marine sediments following the 2010 BP blowout. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Hastings, D., Brooks, G., Bartlett, T., Hammaker, S., Hogan, A., Roeder, T., et al. (2013). Three years After the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: Impacts on ocean sediments. In University of Washington Weekly Seminar. Seattle, WA, May 31, 2013.
Hollander, D. J., Brooks, G. R., Larson, R., Romero, I., Schwing, P., Watson, K., et al. (2013). Testing the Mechanisms of Sedimentary Oil Deposition in Deep-Sea. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Hollander, D. J., Romero, I. C., Schwing, P. T., Larson, R. A., Watson, K., Zenzola, N., et al. (2013). Elucidating the mechanism of sedimentary oil deposition following the Deepwater Horizon blowout event in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. In International Meeting of Organic Geochemists (IMOG). Costa Adeje, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, September 15-20, 2013.
Hollander, D. J., Romero, I. C., Schwing, P. T., Larson, R. A., Watson, K., Zenzola, N., et al. (2013). Elucidating the mechanism of sedimentary oil deposition following the Deepwater Horizon blowout event in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. In IMOG (International Meeting of Organic Geochemists). Tenerife, Spain, September 15-20, 2013.
Larson, R., Brooks, R., Schwing, P., Hollander, D., Romero, I., Moore, C., et al. (2013). Shift in sedimentatin patters and increased mass accumulation rates following the BP Blowout event: NE Gulf of Mexico. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Patterson, W., Tarnecki, J., Jagoe, C., Romero, I., Hollander, D., Kane, A., et al. (2013). Acute and chronic effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on northern Gulf of Mexico reef fishes. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Patterson, W., Tarnecki, J., Jagoe, C., Romero, I., Hollander, D., Kane, A., et al. (2013). Shifts in Reef Fish Community and Trophic Structure Following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Romero, I., Hollander, D., Brooks, G., Schwing, P., Larson, R., Goddard, E., et al. (2013). Event stratigraphy of the Deepwater Horizon Blowout and its record in the Deep-Sea: A sedimentological and geochemical persecptive. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Romero, I., Hollander, D., Patterson, W., Ross, S., Kane, A., Murawski, S., et al. (2013). Spatio-temporal concentrations and composition of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in fish: Evidence for DWH oil spill impact on mesopelagic and outer. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Romero, I., Hollander, D. J., Brooks, G. R., Patterson, W., Ross, S. W., Torres, J. J., et al. (2013). Deposition and persistance of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from the first DEEPWATER oil spill: from deep-sea sediments to fish communities (Gulf of Mexico, USA). In International Meeting of Organic Geochemists (IMOG). Costa Adeje, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, September 15-20, 2013.
Romero, I., Hollander, D. J., Brooks, G. R., Patterson, W., Ross, S. W., Torres, J. J., et al. (2013). Deposition and persistence of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from the first Deepwater oil spill: From deep-sea sediments to fish communities (Gulf of Mexico, USA). In IMOG (International Meeting of Organic Geochemists). Tenerife, Spain, September 15-20, 2013: Poster.
Romero, I., Hollander, D. J., Patterson, W., Ross, S. W., Kane, A. S., Murawski, S., et al. (2013). Spatio-Temporal Concentrations And Composition Of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons In Fish: Evidence For DwH Oil Spill Impact On Mesopelgic And Outer Shelf-Reef Fish In The Gulf Of Mexico. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Schwing, P. T., Flower, B., Brookds, G. R., Larson, R. A., Romero, I., & Hollander, D. (2013). Using short-lived radionucleide inventories and geochronology to quantify benthic foraminifera to the BP oil blowout. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Schwing, P. T., Flower, B., Brooks, G. R., Larson, R. A., Romero, I., & Hollander, D. J. (2013). Using short-lived radionuclide inventories and geochronology to quantify benthic foraminfera response to the BP oil blowout. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Snyder, S., Ramirez, H., Romero, I., Wetzel, D. H., D., & Murawski, S. (2013). Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Blowout on Burrow-Forming Finfishes: An Interdisciplinary Approach. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013: Poster.
Watson, K., Romero, I., Murawski, S., & Hollander, D. (2013). Large-scale tracking of oil-derived hydrocarbons in the water column of the Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon blowout. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Watson, K., Romero, I., Murawski, S., & Hollander, D. J. (2013). Large-scale tracking of oil-derived hydrocarbons after the Deepwater Horizon blowout: Reconstructing spatial and temporal petroleum distribution. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Watson, K., Romero, I. M., S., & Hollander, D. J. (2013). Large-scale tracking of oil-derived hydrocarbons after the Deepwater Horizon blowout: Reconstructing spatial and temporal petroleum distribution. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.

2012

Brooks, G. R., Larson, R. A., Hollander, D., Flower, B., Hastings, D., Valente, A., et al. (2012). Rapid increase in sediment accumulation rate and shift in sedimentary regime in the NE Gulf of Mexico following the 2010 BP blowout. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12: Poster.
Brooks, G. R., Larson, R. A., Hollander, D., Flower, B. P., Hastings, D., Valente, A., et al. (2012). Rapid Increase in Accumulation Rate and Shift in Sedimentary Regime in the NE Gulf of Mexico Following the 2010 Blowout Event. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12: Poster.
Hastings, D. W., Brooks, G. R., Hollander, D. J., Larson, R., Morford, J., Romero, I., et al. (2012). Changes in the redox state of sediments following the 2010 BP blowout. In AGU Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA, December 3-7, 2012.
Hollander, D. J., Flower, B., Larson, R., Brooks, G., Romero, I., Zinzola, N., et al. (2012). Deposition, Distribution and Fate of Macondo Oil in the Sediments of the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12.
Larson, R. A., Brooks, G. R., Flower, B. P., Hollander, D., Hastings, D., Romero, I., et al. (2012). Assessing the Fate and Impact of BP Oil on Deep Sea Sedimentary Environments and Benthic Communities: NE Gulf of Mexico. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12: Poster.
Romero, I., Hollander, D. J., Patterson, W., Quintana-Rizzo, E., Kane, A., Murawski, S., et al. (2012). Organic Geochemical Signatures of the DWH Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico: Potential Ecologic Consequences in Fish Communities. In Gordon Research Conference on Organic Geochemistry. August 2012.
Romero, I. C., Hollander, D. J., Patterson, W., Quintana-Rizzo, E., Kane, A., Murawski, S., et al. (2012). Organic Geochemical Evidence for Oil Spill Impacts on Fish in the Gulf of Mexico: Comparative and Quantitative Analyses of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12: Poster.

2011

Hollander, D. J., Flower, B., Naar, D., Weisberg, R., Daly, K., Romero, I., et al. (2011). Deposition, Distribution and Fate of Macondo Oil in the Sediments of the Northern Gulf of Mexico. In NSTC-SOST Meeting. October 2011.