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Samantha B. Joye

University of Georgia

Department of Marine Sciences

Marine Sciences Building
University of Georgia
Athens , GA  30602  

mjoye@uga.edu

Project List:

Ecosystem Impacts of Oil and Gas Inputs to the Gulf-2 (ECOGIG-2)

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

Ecosystem Impacts of Oil and Gas Inputs to the Gulf (ECOGIG)

Year 2-4 Consortia Grants (RFP-I)Role: Co-Principal Investigator, Task Co-Lead, Task Data Contact

NIUST Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Multi-Task Research Proposal

Year One Block Grant - The Northern Gulf InstituteRole: Co-Principal Investigator, Task Lead, Task Data Contact

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Articles - 26

2017

Perkins, M. J., Joye, S. B., & Field, J. A. (2017). Selective quantification of DOSS in marine sediment and sediment-trap solids by LC-QTOF-MS. Anal Bioanal Chem, 409(4), 971–978.

2016

Joye, S. B., Bracco, A., Özgökmen, T. M., Chanton, J. P., Grosell, M., MacDonald, I. R., et al. (2016). The Gulf of Mexico ecosystem, six years after the Macondo oil well blowout. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 129, 4–19.
Joye, S. B., Kleindienst, S., Gilbert, J. A., Handley, K. M., Weisenhorn, P., Kostka, J. E., et al. (2016). Responses of Microbial Communities to Hydrocarbon Exposures. Oceano, 29(3), 136–149.
Kleindienst, S., Grim, S., Sogin, M., Bracco, A., Crespo-Medina, M., & Joye, S. B. (2016). Diverse, rare microbial taxa responded to the Deepwater Horizon deep-sea hydrocarbon plume. Isme J, 10(2), 400–415.
Seidel, S., Kleindienst, S., Dittmar, T., Joye, S. B., & Medeiros, P. M. (2016). Biodegradation of crude oil and the influence of dispersant in deep sea water from the Gulf of Mexico: Insights from ultra-high resolution mass spectrometry. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 129, 108–118.
Weber, S. C., Battles, J. J., Peterson, L., Roberts, B. J., Peterson, R. N., Hollander, D. J., et al. (2016). Hercules 265 Rapid Response: Immediate ecosystem impacts of a natural gas blowout incident. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 129, 66–76.
Yang, T., Nigro, L., Gutierrez, T., Joye, S. B., Highsmith, R., & Teske, A. P. (2016). Pulsed blooms with persistent oil-degrading bacteria in the marine water column during and after the Deepwater Horizon Oil spill. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 129, 282–291.
Yang, T., Speare, K., McKay, L., MacGregor, B. J., Joye, S. B., & Teske, A. (2016). Distinct Bacterial Communities in Surficial Seafloor Sediments Following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Blowout. Front. Microbiol., 7.
Ziervogel, K., Dike, C., Asper, V., Montoya, J., Battles, J., D'souza, N., et al. (2016). Enhanced particle fluxes and heterotrophic bacterial activities in Gulf of Mexico bottom waters following storm-induced sediment resuspension. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 129, 77–88.
Ziervogel, K., Joye, S. B., & Arnosti, C. (2016). Microbial enzymatic activity and secondary production in sediments affected by the sedimentation pulse following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 129, 241–248.
Ziervogel, K., Osburn, C., Brym, A., Battles, J., Joye, S., D'souza, N., et al. (2016). Linking Heterotrophic Microbial Activities with Particle Characteristics in Waters of the Mississippi River Delta in the Aftermath of Hurricane Isaac. Front. Mar. Sci., 3(8), 1–12.

2015

Chanton, J., Zhao, T., Rosenheim, B. E., Joye, S., Bosman, S., Brunner, C., et al. (2015). Using Natural Abundance Radiocarbon To Trace the Flux of Petrocarbon to the Seafloor Following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Environ. Sci. Technol., 49(2), 847–854.
Joye, S. B. (2015). Deepwater Horizon, 5 years on. Science, 349(6248), 592–593.
Kleindienst, S., Paul, J. H., & Joye, S. B. (2015). Using dispersants after oil spills: impacts on the composition and activity of microbial communities. Nat Rev Micro, 13(6), 388–396.
Kleindienst, S., Seidel, M., Ziervogel, K., Grim, S., Loftis, K., Harrison, S., et al. (2015). Chemical dispersants can suppress the activity of natural oil-degrading microorganisms. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 112(48), 14900–14905.

2014

Crespo-Medina, M., Meile, C. D., Hunter, K. S., Diercks, A. - R., Asper, V. L., Orphan, V. J., et al. (2014). The rise and fall of methanotrophy following a deepwater oil-well blowout. Nature Geosci, 7(6), 423–427.
Joye, S. B., Montoya, J. P., Murawski, S. A., Özgökmen, T. M., Wade, T. L., Montuoro, R., et al. (2014). A Rapid Response Study of the Hercules Gas Well Blowout. Eos Trans. AGU, 95(38), 341–342.
Joye, S. B., Teske, A. P., & Kostka, J. E. (2014). Microbial dynamics following the Macondo oil well blowout across Gulf of Mexico environments. BioScience, 64(9), 766–777.
Kostka, J. E., Teske, A. P., Joye, S. B., & Head, I. M. (2014). The metabolic pathways and environmental controls of hydrocarbon biodegradation in marine ecosystems. Frontiers in Microbiology, 5(471), 1–3.

2013

Bose, A., Rogers, D. R., Adams, M. M., Joye, S. B., & Girguis, P. R. (2013). Geomicrobiological linkages between short-chain alkane consumption and sulfate reduction rates in seep sediments. Front. Microbiol., 4, 386.
Peterson, R. N., Viso, R. F., MacDonald, I. R., & Joye, S. B. (2013). On the utility of radium isotopes as tracers of hydrocarbon discharge. Marine Chemistry, 156, 98–107.

2012

Mendelssohn, I. A., Anderson, G. L., Baltz, D. A., Caffey, R. H., Fleeger, J. W., Joye, S. B., et al. (2012). Oil Impacts on Coastal Wetlands: Implications for the Mississippi River Delta Ecosystem after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. BioScience, 62(6), 562–574.
Peterson, C. H., Anderson, S. S., Cherr, G. N., Ambrose, R. F., Anghera, S., Bay, S., et al. (2012). A Tale of Two Spills: Novel Science and Policy Implications of an Emerging New Oil Spill Model. BioScience, 62(5), 461–469.

2011

Joye, S. B., MacDonald, I. R., Leifer, I., & Asper, V. (2011). Magnitude and oxidation potential of hydrocarbon gases released from the BP oil well blowout. Nature Geoscience, 4(3), 160–164.

2010

Diercks, A. R., Highsmith, R. C., Asper, V. L., Joung, D. J., Zhou, Z., Guo, L., et al. (2010). Characterization of subsurface polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons at the Deepwater Horizon site. Geophysical Research Letters, 37(20).
Joye, S., & MacDonald, I. (2010). Offshore oceanic impacts from the BP oil spill. Nature Geosci, 3(7), 446.

Book Chapters - 3

2016

Sibert, R., Harrison, S. J., & Joye, S. B. (2016). Protocols for radiotracer estimation of aerobic primary oxidation of hydrocarbons in seawater. In Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Protocols. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.
Sibert, R., Samarkin, V. A., & Joye, S. B. (2016). Protocols for radiotracer estimation of methane oxidation rates at in situ methane concentration in marine sediments. In Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Protocols. Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

2011

Wade, T. L., Sweet, S. T., Sericano, J. L., Guinasso Jr, N. L., Diercks, A. R., Highsmith, R. C., et al. (2011). Analyses of Water Samples From the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Documentation of the Subsurface Plume. In Monitoring and Modeling the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: A Record-Breaking Enterprise (pp. 77–82). Geophysical Monograph Series, 195. Washington, D.C.: AGU.

Conference Presentations - 102

2017

Boyette, A. D., Parra, S., Shiller, A., Soto Ramos, I., Weidemann, A., Joye, S., et al. (2017). Characterization of Stratified Coastal Waters in Response to a Winter Mississppi River Flood and the Opening of the Bonnet Carré Spillway, LA. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Harrison, S. J., & Joye, S. B. (2017). A tale of two taylor transects: Lessons from a sunken oli platform in the northern Gulf of Mexico. In ASLO 2017 Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Honolulu, HI : 02/26/17-03/03/17: Poster.
Joye, S. B., Saxton, M. A., Montenegro, T. P., & Kleindienst, S. (2017). Using -omics approaches to track the response of microbial hydrocarbon degraders to natural and anthropogenic hydrocarbon inputs. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Joye, S. B., Saxton, M. A., Montenegro, T. P., & Kleindienst, S. (2017). Using -omics approaches to track the response of microbial hydrocarbon degraders to natural and anthropogenic hydrocarbon inputs. In ASLO 2017 Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Honolulu, HI : 02/26/17-03/03/17.
Martens, C. S., Mendlovitz, H., Seim, H., Asper, V., Rok, A., Wahl, T., et al. (2017). Monitoring Methane Transport and Sediment Total Oxygen Utilization in the Friction Layer at GC185, GC600 and GC767 in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Peña Montenegro, T., Saxton, M. A., Kleindienst, S., Allen, A., & Joye, S. B. (2017). Transcriptomics Reveal Responses of Deep-Water Microbial Communities to Oil and Dispersant Exposure. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.

2016

Chanton, J., Patterson, W., Barnett, B., Tarnecki, J., Bosman, S., Mickle, A., et al. (2016). Isotopic Tracers: Documenting Ecosystem Effects of the DWH Oil Spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Harrison, S. J., Malkin, S., Saxton, M. A., Hunter, K. S., & Joye, S. B. (2016). Exploring hydrocarbon degradation along a surface transect within a persistent oil slick at the Taylor Energy site. In Southeastern Biogeochemical Symposium. Knoxville, TN : 03/11/2016-03/14/2016: Poster.
Harrison, S. J. M., S.Y., Saxton, M. A., Hunter, K. S., & Joye, S. B. (2016). Exploring microbial and hydrocarbon dynamics along a surface transect of a persistent oil slick at Taylor Energy. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.
Harrison, S. J. M., S.Y., Saxton, M. A., Hunter, K. S., & Joye, S. B. (2016). Exploring microbial and hydrocarbon dynamics along a surface transect of a persistent oil slick at Taylor Energy. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016. New Orleans, LA : 02/21/16-02/26/16: Poster.
Johansen, C., Joye, S. B., Diercks, A., Woolsey, M., Silva-Aguilera, M., Shedd, W., et al. (2016). Using Multi-Disciplinary Data to Compile a Hydrocarbon Budget for GC600, a Natural Seep in the Gulf of Mexico. In 2016 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA : 12/12/16-12/16/16.
Joye, S. B. (2016). Environmental regulation of aerobic and anaerobic methane oxidation across oceanic habitats. In Southeastern Biogeochemical Symposium. Knoxville, TN : 03/11/2016-03/14/2016.
Joye, S. B., Passow, U., Montoya, J. M., Asper, V., Harrison, S. J., Sibert, R. M., et al. (2016). Sedimentation of oil-derived material to the seabed is an unrecognized fate for oil derived from natural seepage. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Joye, S. B., Passow, U., Montoya, J. M., Asper, V., Harrison, S. J., Sibert, R. M., et al. (2016). Sedimentation of oil-derived material to the seabed is an unrecognized fate for oil derived from natural seepage. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016. New Orleans, LA : 02/21/16-02/26/16.
Mitchell, G. A., Orange, D. L., Gharib, J. J., Saade, E. J., & Joye, S. B. (2016). Improved detection and mapping of deepwater hydrocarbon seeps: optimizing acquisition and processing techniques for marine seep hunting. In 2016 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA : 12/12/16-12/16/16: Poster.
Montoya, J. P., Weber, S. C., Vogts, A., Voss, M., Saxton, M., & Joye, S. B. (2016). Deepwater Nitrogen Fixation: Who's Doing it, Where, and Why? In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016. New Orleans, LA : 02/21/16-02/26/16.
Montoya, J. P., Weber, S. C., Vogts, A., Voss, M., Saxton, M., & Joye, S. B. (2016). Hydrocarbons and Deepwater Nitrogen Fixation: Who's Doing It, Where, and Why. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/07/16.
Pana-Montenegro, T., Kleindienst, S., & Joye, S. B. (2016). Genomics and transcriptomics reveal the response of extreme microbial communities to oil and dispersant exposure. In Southeastern Biogeochemical Symposium. Knoxville, TN : 03/11/2016-03/14/2016: Poster.
Pana-Montenegro, T., Kleindienst, S., & Joye, S. B. (2016). Genomics and transcriptomics reveal the response of extreme microbial communities to oil and dispersant exposure. In Annual Meeting of the Association of Biomolecular Resource Faclities. Fort Lauderdale, FL : 02-23-2016-02/26-2016.
Roberts, B., Chelsky, A., Rich, M., Rogener, M., Joye, S., & Rabalais, N. (2016). Spatial patterns in water column respiration rates in the northern Gulf of Mexico hypoxic zone: results from four years of July shelfwide cruises. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016. New Orleans, LA : 02/21/16-02/26/16: Poster.
Rogener, M., Roberts, B., Rabalais, N., Stewart, F., & Joye, S. (2016). Microbial nitrogen sinks in the water column of a large coastal hypoxic area, the Gulf of Mexico “Dead Zone”. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016. New Orleans, LA : 02/21/16-02/26/16.
Rogener, M., Roberts, B., Rabalais, N., Stewart, F., & Joye, S. (2016). Reactive Nitrogen and Methane Sinks in the Water Column of a Large Coastal Hypoxic area, the Gulf of Mexico "Dead Zone. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.
Rogener, M. K., Roberts, B., Rabalais, N. N., Stewart, F., & Joye, S. B. (2016). Microbial nitrogen sinks in the water column of a large coastal hypoxic area, the Gulf of Mexico “Dead Zone”. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.
Rogener, M. K., Roberts, B., Rabalais, N. N., Stewart, F., & Joye, S. B. (2016). Microbial nitrogen sinks in the water column of a large coastal hypoxic area, the Gulf of Mexico “Dead Zone”. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016. New Orleans, LA : 02/21/16-02/26/16: Poster.
Rogener, M. K., Roberts, B., Rabalais, N. N., Stewart, F., & Joye, S. B. (2016). Reactive Nitrogen Sinks in the Water Column of a Large Coastal Hypoxic Area, the Gulf of Mexico “Dead Zone”. In Southeastern Biogeochemical Symposium. Knoxville, TN : 03/11/2016-03/14/2016.
Saxton, M. A., Sibert, R. J., Petersen, J. M., Tegetmeyer, H., Chakkiath, P. A., Assie, A., et al. (2016). Oil degradation in deep sea mussels of the genus Bathymodiolus: physiological insights from metagenomics. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Ziervogel, K., Diercks, A., Joye, S. B., Arnosti, C., Passow, U., Montoya, J. P. A. 7:A. 50., et al. (2016). Storm-induced sediment resuspension affects particle flux and bacterial activities in the deep Gulf of Mexico. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/07/16: Poster.

2015

Babcock-Adams, L., Chanton, J. P., Joye, S. B., & Medeiros, P. M. (2015). Oil distribution and transformation in the Gulf sediments after the 2010 Macondo blowout: A multi-tracer approach. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15: Poster.
Chanton, J., Rosenheim, B., Joye, S., Hollander, D., Yeager, K., Wilson, R., et al. (2015). Radiocarbon Tracing of the Flux of Petrocarbon to the Sea Floor and Coastal Foodweb Associated with the Deep Water Horizon Event. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Harrison, S. J., Malkin, S. Y., Loftis, K. M., & Joye, S. B. (2015). Biodegradation of dispersed versus non-dispersed oil by surface microbial communities. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15: Poster.
Joye, S., Passow, U., Medeiros, P., Sibert, R., Yang, T., Asper, V., et al. (2015). Rapid sedimentation, resuspension and redistribution of hydrocarbons in the wake of the Macondo Blowout. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Joye, S. B. (2015). A Sea of Change: Tracking the microbial response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Well Blowout. In 115th American Society for Microbiology General Meeting. New Orleans, LA : 05/30/15-06/02/15.
Malkin, S., Harrison, S., Saxton, M., Loftis, K., Battles, J., Seidel, M., et al. (2015). Do Chemical Dispersants Impede or Hasten Microbial Degradation of Hydrocarbons in Surface Waters? In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Malkin, S., Salman, V., Saxton, M., Harrison, S., Teske, A., & Joye, S. B. (2015). Cable Bacteria: Invisible sulfide oxidizing mats at cold seeps? In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Martens, C. S., Mendlovitz, H., Seim, H., Lapham, L., Magen, C., MacDonald, I., et al. (2015). Tracing Methane Friction Layer Maxima and Plumes from Natural Hydrocarbon Seeps in Deep Waters of the Northern Gulf of Mexico. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Meile, C., Lai, M., Bracco, A., Luo, H., & Joye, S. (2015). Interpretation of oxygen profiles in the aftermath of the BP/Deepwater Horizon hydrocarbon discharge. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15: Poster.
Montoya, J., Weber, S. C., Villareal, T. A., Bracco, A., & Joye, S. B. (2015). Impact of the Deepwater Horizon incident on planktonic ecosystems: Carbon is important, but so is Nitrogen. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Montoya, J. P., Weber, S. C., Fernandez, A., Lee-Patterson, D. A. O., Villareal, T. A., Bracco, A., et al. (2015). Spills, seeps, and cycles: Methane links the carbon and nitrogen cycles through diazotrophy. In 2015 ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Granada, Spain : 02/22/15-02/27/15.
Perkins, M. J., Robel, A. E., Joye, S. B., & Field, J. A. (2015). DOSS: Spatial and temporal trends in GOM sediments. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Peterson, L., Peterson, R., Joye, S., Meile, C., Montoya, J., & Weber, S. (2015). Assessing Hydrocarbon Flow Through Sediments Using Radium Isotopes. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Peterson, R., Peterson, L. E., Montoya, J. P., Weber, S. C., Meile, C. D., & Joye, S. B. (2015). Radium Isotopes as Conservative Tracers of Hydrocarbon Transport Through the Water Column. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15: Poster.
Rogener, M. K., Roberts, B. J., Rabalais, N. N., & Joye, S. B. (2015). The effects of nitrogen loading and low oxygen conditions on the fate of nitrogen in coastal ecosystems. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Saxton, M. A., Callaghan, S. V., Nigro, L. M., & Joye, S. B. (2015). Spatial biogeography of aerobic methane-oxidizing bacteria at natural methane seeps in the Gulf. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Seidel, M., Kleindienst, S., Babcock-Adams, L., Dittmar, T., Joye, S. B., & Medeiros, P. M. (2015). Unraveling Microbial Degradation of Dispersant and Water-Soluble Oil Compounds in Deep Seawater from the Gulf of Mexico using Ultrahigh Resolution Mass Spectrometry. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15: Poster.
Sibert, R., Bernard, B. B., Brooks, J., Hunter, K., & Joye, S. B. (2015). Short-chain alkane production in Gulf of Mexico cold seep sediments. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Washburn, T. W., Demopoulos, A., Montagna, P., & Joye, S. (2015). Natural vs. anthropogenic oil: an ecological comparison. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Weber, S. C., Battles, J. J., Peterson, L., Roberts, B. J., Özgökmen, T., Peterson, R. N., et al. (2015). Hercules 265 Rapid Response: Immediate ecosystem impacts of a rig natural gas blowout incident. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Weber, S. C., Fernandez, A., Battles, J. J., Peterson, L., Roberts, B. J., Peterson, R. N., et al. (2015). Timescales of ecosystem response: An oil and gas blowout event comparison. In 2015 ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Granada, Spain : 02/22/15-02/27/15: Poster.
Ziervogel, K., Joye, S. B., & Arnosti, C. (2015). Microbial enzymatic activity and secondary production in sediments affected by the sedimentation pulse following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.

2014

Babcock-Adams, L. C., Joye, S. B., & Medeiros, P. M. (2014). Tracking oil transformations in the Gulf of Mexico sediments after the 2010 macondo blowout using biomarker ratios. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2014. Honolulu, HI : 02/23/14-02/28/14: Poster.
Chanton, J., Zhao, T., Cherrier, J., Joye, S., Hollander, D., Brunner, C., et al. (2014). A radiocarbon-based determination of the flux of oil to the seafloor. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Fields, L., & Joye, S. B. (2014). Fates of dissolved inorganic nitrogen in cold seep sediments along the Gulf of Mexico deep slope. In Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography Aquatic Science Meeting. Portland, OR : 05/18/14-05/23/14.
Fields, L., & Joye, S. B. (2014). Fates of dissolved inorganic nitrogen in natural oil seep habitats along the Gulf of Mexico deep slope. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Fields, L., & Joye, S. B. (2014). Nitrogen cycling in Gulf of Mexico cold seep sediments. In AGU Fall Meeting 2014. San Francisco, CA : 12/15/2014-12/19/2014.
Joye, S. B., & Teske, A. (2014). Microbiology of Gulf of Mexico sediments and waters before and after the Macondo Blowout. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.
Joye, S. B., Battles, J., Weber, S., & Montoya, J. (2014). Methanodiazotrophy: deepwater mehtane oxidation linked to nitrogen fixation in the Gulf of Mexico. In AGU Fall Meeting 2014. San Francisco, CA : 12/15/2014-12/19/2014.
Joye, S. B., Seidel, M., Medeiros, P., Hunter, K., Grim, S., Sogin, M., et al. (2014). Chemical dispersants used in oil spill response alter microbial community composition and evolution but not microbial activity. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Joye, S. B., Kleindienst, S., Grim, S., Crespo-Medina, M., & Sogin, M. (2014). The role of the rare biosphere in pelagic hydrocarbon degradation during the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2014. Honolulu, HI : 02/23/14-02/28/14.
King, E. L., Sibert, R., Battles, J., Fields, L., Joye, S. B., & Meile, C. (2014). Hydrocarbon processing at a natural seep in the Gulf of Mexico. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Kleindienst, S. S., Grim, S., Sogin, M., Seidel, M., Medeiros, P. M., Passow, U., et al. (2014). The microbial response to the Deepwater Horizon deep-sea plume. In Goldschmidt 2014 Conference. Sacramento, CA : 06/08/14-06/13/14.
Magen, C., Finke, N., Joye, S. B., Komada, T., Burdige, D. J., Lapham, L. L., et al. (2014). Production of methane in the upper water column of the open Ocean associated with the deep chlorophyll maximum. In ASLO/AGU/TOS Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu HI. Honolulu, HI : 02/23/14-02/28/14: Poster.
Montoya, J., Weber, S. C., Battles, J., Padilla, C. C., & Joye, S. B. (2014). N2-fixation in deep waters of the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Spills. Seeps, and links between the N and C cycles. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.
Montoya, J. P., Weber, S. C., Padilla C.C., & Joye, S. B. (2014). Deepwater N2-fixation in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: spills and seeps connect the N and C cycles. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2014. Honolulu, HI : 02/23/14-02/28/14.
Rogener, M. K., Roberts, B., Rabalais, N., & Joye, S. B. (2014). The Effects of Large Nitrogen Loading and Low Oxygen Conditions on Nitrogen Removal Processes in Coastal Waters. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Rogers, D. R., Bose, A., Adams, M. M., Joye, S. B., & Girguis, P. R. (2014). Geomicrobiological linkages between short-chain alkane consumption and sulfate reduction rates in seep sediments. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2014. Honolulu, HI : 02/23/14-02/28/14: Poster.
Saxton, M. A., Nigro, L. M., Battles, J. J., Tavormina, P. L., & Joye, S. B. (2014). Spatial and temporal biogeography of aerobic methane-oxidizing bacteria surrounding Gulf of Mexico methane seeps. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Seidel, M., Kleindienst, S., Dittmar, T., Joye, S. B., & Medeiros, P. M. (2014). Influence of dispersants on the biodegradation of crude oil in deep sea water from the Gulf of Mexico: Insights from ultra-high resolution mass spectrometry. In Gordon Conference on Organic Biogeochemistry. Holderness, NH : 8/2/14-8/3/14.
Sibert, R., Hunter, K. S., & Joye, S. B. (2014). Biological production of short chain alkanes in Gulf of Mexico sediments. In AGU Fall Meeting 2014. San Francisco, CA : 12/15/2014-12/19/2014: Poster.
Sibert, R., Hunter, K. S., & Joye, S. B. (2014). The Influence of Sulfate Availability and Gas Concentration on the Oxidation of Short Chain Alkanes. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Weber, S. C., Battles, J., Joye, S. B., & Montoya, J. P. (2014). Hercules 265 rapid response: hydrographic, methane, and rate measurements quantify ecosystem impacts of a rig blowout incident. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Weber, S. C., Garcia, B., Joye, S. B., Subramaniam, A., & Montoya, J. P. (2014). The influence of oil and gas from spills and seeps on particle and zooplankton biogeochemistry in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2014. Honolulu, HI : 02/23/14-02/28/14: Poster.
Yang, T. T., Speare, K., Joye, S. B., & Teske, A. (2014). Bacterial community dynamics in oil polluted seafloor sediment. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.

2013

Babcock-Adams, L., Medeiros, P. M., & Joye, S. B. (2013). Petroleum Biomarker Levels in the Gulf Sediments Following the 2010 Macondo Blowout. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013: Poster.
Joye, S., Crespo-Medina, M., Hunter, K., Asper, V., Diercks, A. R., Highsmith, R., et al. (2013). Pelagic methane oxidation in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Activity patterns before, during, and after the Macondo Blowout. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Joye, S. B., Sibert, R., Battles, J., Fields, L., Kleindienst, S., Crespo-Medina, M., et al. (2013). Sediment biogeochemistry and microbial activity at natural hydrocarbon seeps and at sites impacted by anthropogenic hydrocarbon discharges. In AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA, December 9, 2013.
Montoya, J. P., Weber, S. C., Subramaniam, A., Juhl, A., Villareal, T. A., Bracco, A., et al. (2013). Rates and fates of nitrogen and carbon in the water column: impact of seeps and spills on plankton biogeochemistry. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Weber, S. C., Subramaniam, A., Crespo-Medina, M., Joye, S. B., Bracco, A., Villareal, T. A., et al. (2013). Spills, seeps, and pelagic foodwebs in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: What do stable isotopes tell us about oil, gas, and discolored zooplankton? In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.

2012

Crespo-Medina, M., Vossmeyer, A., Hunter, K., Battles, J. J., Montoya, J. P., Asper, V., et al. (2012). Water column methane dynamics in response to the Deepwater Horizon hydrocarbon spill. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12.
Joye, S. B. (2012). New constraints of methane production in the deep sea from quasi-in-situ incubations. In Gordon Research Conference. Lewiston, ME, August 12-17, 2012.
Joye, S. B. (2012). Undersea plumes of oil and dissolved gas and sedimentd oil along the seafloor alter the ocean system following the BP oil well blowout. In American Chemical Society Meeting. Athens, GA, September 17, 2012.
Joye, S. B., Crespo-Medina, M., Madieros, P., Benitez-Nelson, C., Moore, W., Montoya, J., et al. (2012). Intense sedimentation to the seafloor following the 2010 Macondo Blowout: geochemical composition, methanisms, and microbial impacts. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12.
Joye, S. B., Crespo-Medina, M., Medeiros, P., Benitez-Nelson, C., Moore, W., Montoya, J. P., et al. (2012). Intense sedimentation on the seafloor following the 2010 Macondo blowout: Geochemical composition, mechanisms, and microbial impacts. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12: Poster.
Joye, S. M., Teske, A., & McKay, L. (2012). Microbial biogeochemical dynamics in contrasting cold seep ecosystems in the Gulf of Mexico. In AGU Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA, December 3-7, 2012.
Kostka, J., Huettel, M., MacDonald, I., & Joye, S. (2012). Chairs, Session 78: The Fate of Discharged Hydrocarbons from the Macondo Reservoir and the Impacts to Gulf Ecosystems. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12.
Montoya, J. P., Subramaniam, A., Crespo-Medina, M., Bracco, A., Villareal, T. A., & Joye, S. B. (2012). The Deepwater Horizon oil spill and pelagic foodwebs in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: What do elements and isotopes tell us about oil, plumes, and zooplankton? In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12.
Peterson, R. N., Viso, R. F., MacDonald, I. R., & Joye, S. B. (2012). Ongoing fluid discharge near the Macondo Wellhead. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12.
Peterson, R. N., Viso, R. F., MacDonald, I. R., & Joye, S. B. (2012). Continued Fluid Discharge Near the Macondo Wellhead. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12: Poster.
Rivers, A., Sharma, S., Lindquist, E., Tringe, S., Joye, S. B., & Moran, M. A. (2012). Transcriptional Response of Deepwater Bacteria and Archaea to Hydrocarbon Contamination From the Deepwater Horizon Spill. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12.
Rivers, A., Sharma, S., Martin, J., Lindquist, E., Tringe, S., Joye, S., et al. (2012). Transcriptional responses of deep-water bacteria and archaea to hydrocarbon contamination from the Deepwater Horizon spill. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12: Poster.
Yang, T., Nigro, L. M., Guiterrez, J. A., D'Ambrosio, L., Joye, S. B., Highsmith, R., et al. (2012). Water column microbial community structure before, during, and after the Deepwater Horizon Blowout. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12.
Yang, T. T., Negro, L. M., Guitierrez, T., D'Ambrosio, L., Joye, S. B., Highsmith, R., et al. (2012). Pelagic microbial community composition before, during and after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12.

2011

Crespo-Medina, M., Slaughter, J., Vossmeyer, A., Montoya, J. P., Subramaniam, A., Asper, V., et al. (2011). Patterns of Water Column Aerobic Methane Oxidation Rates in Response to the Deepwater Horizon Blowout. In American Society of Limnology. San Juan, Puerto Rico, February 13-18, 2011.
Joye, S. B., Crespo-Medina*, M., Hunter, K., Vossmeyer, A., Bowles, M., Asper, V. L., et al. (2011). The Microbial Slime Highway: An efficient mechanism of oil transport to the benthos and consequences on microbial dynamics in Deep Gulf of Mexico Environments. In American Society of Limnology. San Juan, Puerto Rico : 02/13/11-02/18/11.
Joye, S. B., Crespo-Medina, M., Vossmeyer, A., Hunter, K. S., Meile, C. D., Diercks, A. R., et al. (2011). Evolution of water column methane cycling after the 2010 Gulf BP oil well blowout. In American Society for Microbiology Meeting. New Orleans, LA, May 21-24, 2011.
Joye, S. B., Hunter, K. S., & Crespo-Medina, M. (2011). Open Ocean impacts of the Macondo oil well blowout. In Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Conference. Daytona Beach, FL, November 6-10, 2011, FL.
Leifer, I., Rehder, G. J., Solomon, E. A., Kastner, M., Asper, V. L., & Joye, S. B. (2011). Methane rising from the deep: Hydrates, bubbles, oil spills and global warming. In AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA December 5-19 2011.
Montoya, J. P., Subramaniam, A., Asper, V., Diercks, A., Passow, U., Crepo-Medina, M., et al. (2011). Deepwater Horizon oil and pelagic foodwebs in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. In Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Conference. Daytona Beach, FL, November 6-10, 2011.
Montoya, J. P., Subramaniam, A., Asper, V. L., Diercks, A., Passow, U., Crespo-Medina*, M., et al. (2011). Subsurface turbid layers in the Gulf of Mexico: Ghosts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. In American Society of Limnology. San Juan, Puerto Rico, February 13-18, 2011.
Tinker, K., Crespo-Medina, M., & Joye, S. B. (2011). Impacts of dispersants on microbial metabolism in Gulf of Mexico sediments. In State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium. Raleigh, NC, November 19, 2011.

2010

Joye, S. B., Diercks, A., Teske, A., & Valentine, D. (2010). Open ocean impacts of the BP Oil Well Blowout. In AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA December 13-17, 2010.
Redmond, M. C., Valentine, D. L., & Joye, S. B. (2010). Microbial Community Response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. In AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA December 13-17, 2010.
Wade, T. L., Sweet, S. T., Sericano, J. L., Guinasso, N. L., Lohrenz, S. E., Shiller, A. M., et al. (2010). 2010 Documentation of Sub-Surface Oil Plume by Analyses of Toxic PAH in Water Samples from the Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill. In Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Meeting. Portland, OR, November 7-11, 2010.