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Stephen Landers

Troy University

Project List:

Analysis of Continental Shelf Meiofauna in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Investigated during a Long Term Community Study (2007 - 2016)

Year 3-5 Investigator Grants (RFP-II)Role: Principal Investigator, Project Data Point of Contact

Recovery: Benthic Meiofauna Survey

Year One Block Grant - The Alabama Marine Environmental Science ConsortiumRole: Co-Principal Investigator, Task Co-Lead

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Articles - 7

2016

Jones, C. M., Sharma, J., Miller, J. M., Stewart, P. M., & Landers, S. C. (2016). Nematode assemblages of the northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 129(1), 24–37.
Landers, S. C., & Sørensen, M. V. (2016). Two new species of Echinoderes (Kinorhyncha, Cyclorhagida), E. romanoi sp. n. and E. joyceae sp. n., from the Gulf of Mexico. Zk, 594, 51–71.
Sørensen, M. V., Herranz, M., & Landers, S. C. (2016). A new species of Echinoderes (Kinorhyncha: Cyclorhagida) from the Gulf of Mexico, with a redescription of Echinoderes bookhouti Higgins, 1964. Zoologischer Anzeiger – A Journal of Comparative Zoology, 265, 48–68.

2014

Landers, S. C., Nichols, A. C., Barron, N. K., Schimmer, C. A., Tao, R., Yu, K., et al. (2014). Nematode and copepod diversity (2012) from Louisiana near the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 127(1), 47–57.
Landers, S. C., Nichols, A. C., Schimmer, C. A., Stewart, P. M., Ramroop, S., Steffy, D. A., et al. (2014). Meiofauna and trace metals from sediment collections in Florida following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Gulf of Mexico Science, 32(1/2), 1–10.
Martinec, C. C., Miller, J. M., Barron, N. K., Tao, R., Yu, K., Stewart, P. M., et al. (2014). Sediment Chemistry and Meiofauna from the Northern Gulf of Mexico Continental Shelf. International Journal of Oceanography, 2014(Article 625718), 1–10.
Sorensen, M. V., & Landers, S. C. (2014). Two new species of Echinoderes (Kinorhyncha: Cyclorhagida) from the Gulf of Mexico. Front. Mar. Sci., 1(8), 1–18.

Conference Presentations - 19

2016

Beaton, K. R., Jones, C. M., Miller, J. M., Sharma, J., Stewart, P. M., & Landers, S. C. (2016). Marine nematode assemblages in the Gulf of Mexico continental shelf. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.
Beaton, K. R., Sharma, J., Jones, C. M., Miller, J. M., Stewart, P. M., & Landers, S. C. (2016). Nematode assemblages in the Gulf of Mexico continental shelf collected during a two year survey. In 16th International Meiofauna Conference. Heraklion, Crete : 07/03/16-07/08/16.
Sørensen, M. V., & Landers, S. C. (2016). Kinorhyncha from the Gulf of Mexico, with a report of two new species. In 16th International Meiofauna Conference. Heraklion, Crete : 07/03/16-07/08/16.

2015

Al Jawasim, M., Tran, M., Landers, S. C., & Park, J. (2015). Geographical and geological distribution of benthic bacterial communities in the Gulf of Mexico after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Landers, S. C., Yu, K., & Sørensen, M. (2015). Analysis of continental shelf meiofauna in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill investigated during a long term community study (2007-present). In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15: Poster.
Martinec, C. C., Beaton, K. R., Miller, J. M., Sharma, J., Stewart, P. M., & Landers, S. C. (2015). Ecological relationships and patterns in biodiversity of benthic marine nematode assemblages in the Gulf of Mexico. In Aquatic Biodiversity and Ecosystems Conference. Liverpool, England : 08/30/15-09/04/15.
Martinec, C. C., Sharma, J., Miller, J. M., Stewart, P. M., & Landers, S. C. (2015). Multivariate analysis of nematode communities in northern Gulf of Mexico shelf sediments following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. In Association of Southeastern Biologists 76th Annual Meeting. Chattanooga, TN : 04/01/15-04/04/15: Poster.
Martinec, C. C., Sharma, J., Miller, J. M., Stewart, P. M., & Landers, S. C. (2015). Nematode community structure in northern Gulf of Mexico shelf sediments following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15: Poster.
Martinec, C. C., Sharma, J., Miller, J. M., Stewart, P. M., & Landers, S. C. (2015). Nematode community structure in the northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf in relation to environmental variables. In 2015 Gulf of Mexico Graduate Student Symposium. Dauphin Island, AL : 03/13/15-03/15/15.
Sørensen, M. V., & Landers, S. C. (2015). Kinorhynchs from the Gulf of Mexico. In 4th International Scalidophoran Workshop. Ferrol, Spain : 09/13/15-09/18/15.

2014

Landers, S. C., Yu, K., & Sørensen, M. V. (2014). Analysis of continental shelf meiofauna in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill investigated during a long term community study (2007-present). Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative RFP-II #381. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Martinec, C., Miller, J. M., Barron, N., Landers, S. C., Yu, K., Stewart, P. M., et al. (2014). Analysis of meiofauna and sediment from the northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Sørensen, M. V., & Landers, S. C. (2014). Extensive sampling of kinorhynchs in the Gulf of Mexico reveals new morphogical information. In International Congress on Invertebrate Morphology – 3rd. Berlin, Germany : 8/3/2014-8/7/2014: Poster.

2013

Landers, S. C., Nichols, A., Barron, N. K., Schimmer, C. A., Schneider, M. D., McDonald, J. C., et al. (2013). Meiofauna and heavy metals from Gulf of Mexico sampling in 2012. In Association of Southeastern Biologists 74th Annual Meeting. Charleston, WV : 04/10/13-04/13/13.
Landers, S. C., Nichols, A., Barron, N. K., & Stewart, P. M. (2013). New meiofauna data (2012) from Louisiana near the Deepwater Horizon site. In International Meiofauna Conference. Ansan, Korea, July 22-26, 2013.
Landers, S. C., Romano, F. A. I. I. I., Schimmer, C. A., Nichols, A., Steffy, D. A., Stewart, P. M., et al. (2013). Analysis of continental shelf meiofauna in the northern Gulf of Mexico 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.
Landers, S. C., Yu, K., & Sorensen, M. V. (2013). Analysis of continental shelf meiofauna in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill investigated during a long term community study (2007-2009). In Association of Southeastern Biologists 74th Annual Meeting. Charleston, WV : 04/10/13-04/13/13: Poster.
Landers, S. C., Yu, K., & Sorensen, M. V. (2013). Analysis of continental shelf meiofauna in the northern Gulf of Mexico: Effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill investigated during a long term community study (2007-present). In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013: Poster.
Sorensen, M. V., Landers, S. C., & Romano, F. A. I. I. I. (2013). Kinorhynchs from the Gulf of Mexico collected before and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. In International Meiofauna Conference. Ansan, Korea, July 22-26, 2013: Poster.