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Recent Meetings and Conferences

2013 ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting


  • Anderson, C.R, et al. The role of coupled physical-biological models for HAB prediction in California.

2012 ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting


Kudela Lab in the Media

Recent Cruises

Recent Publications

Ryan, JP, et al. 2014. Application of the hyperspectral imager for the coastal ocean to phytoplankton ecology studies in Monterey Bay, CA, USA. Remote Sensing 2014, 6, 1007-1025; doi:10.3390/rs6021007

Jacox, M. G., C. A. Edwards, M. Kahru, D. L. Rudnick, and R. M. Kudela (2013), The potential for improving remote primary productivity estimates through subsurface chlorophyll and irradiance measurement, Deep-Sea Res. II, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.12.008.

Boyd, PW, et al., 2013. Marine phytoplankton temperature versus growth responses from polar to tropical waters - outcome of a scientific community-wide study. PLOS ONE vol 8 issue 5.

Calleja, MLI, et al. 2013. Changes in compound specific δ15N amino acid signatures and D/L ratios in marine
dissolved organic matter induced by heterotrophic bacterial reworking.
Marine Chemisty 149, 32-44.

Peacock, MB and RM Kudela, 2013. Alkaline phosphatase activity detected in distinct phytoplankton communities in the northern Gulf of Alaska. Marine Ecology Progress Series v 473, 79-90.

Jacox, M. G., and C. A. Edwards, 2012. Upwelling source depth in the presence of nearshore wind stress curl. J. Geophys. Res., 117, C05008, doi:10.1029/2011JC007856.

Harvey, J, et al, 2012. Robotic sampling, in situ monitoring and molecular detection of marine zooplankton. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 413 (2012), 60-70.

Peacock, MB, and RM Kudela, 2012. A method for determining alkaline phosphatase activity in marine phytoplankton using spectrofluorometry. Journal of Microbiological Methods. doi:10.1016/j.mimet.2012.03.007

McGaraghan, AR, and RM Kudela, 2012. Estimating labile particulate iron concentrations in coastal waters from remote sensing data. Journal of Geophysical Research 117, C02004, doi:10,1029/2011JC006977

Jacox, MG, and CA Edwards, 2011. Effects of stratification and shelf slope on nutrient supply in coastal upwelling regions. Journal of Geophysical Research 116, C03019, doi:10.1029/2010JC006547

Anderson, CR, et al., 2011. Detecting toxic diatom blooms from ocean color and a regional ocean model. Geophysical Research Letter 38, L04603, doi:10.1029/2010GL045858. Aux 1, aux 2, aux 3.

Zehr, JP, and RM Kudela, 2011. Nitrogen cycle of the open ocean: From genes to ecosystems. Annual Review of Marine Science 3:197-225.

Jacox, MG, and ML Powers, 2010. Science on Sunday: The prospective graduate student workshop in Ocean Sciences. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series 436, Learning from Inquiry in Practice, eds. L. Hunter and AJ Metevier (San Francisco, CA: ASP), pp. 247-257.

Ryan, JP, AM Fisher, RM Kudela, MA McManus, JS Myers, JD Paduan, CM Ruhsam, CB Woodson, and Y Zhang, 2010. Recurrent frontal slicks of a coastal ocean upwelling shadow. Journal of Geophysical Research 115, C12070, doi:10.1029/2010JC006398.

Kudela, RM, 2010. Does horizontal mixing explain phytoplankton dynamics? Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107:18235-18236.

Lane JQ, Roddam CM, Langlois GW, Kudela RM, 2010. Application of Solid Phase Adsorption Toxin Tracking (SPATT) for field detection of domoic acid and saxitoxin in coastal California. Limnology and Oceanography Methods 8:645-660

Benoit, MD, Kudela RM, and AR Flegal, 2010. Modeled trace element concentrations and partitioning in the San Francisco Estuary, based on suspended solids concentrations. Environmental Science and Technology.

Kudela RM, Seeyave S, Cochlan WP, 2010. The role of nutrients in regulation and promotion of harmful algal blooms in upwelling systems. Progress in Oceanography 85: 122-135.

Kudela RM, Howard MDA, Jenkins BD, Miller PE, Smith GJ, 2010. Using the molecular toolbox to compare harmful algal blooms in upwelling systems. Progress in Oceanography 85: 108-121.

Kudela, RM, AR Horner-Devine, NS Banas, BM Hickey, TD Peterson, RM McCabe, EJ Lessard, E Frame, KW Bruland, DA Jay, JO Peterson, WT Peterson, PM Kosro, SL Palacios, MC Lohan, and EP Dever, 2010. Multiple trophic levels fueled by recirculation in the Columbia River plume. Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2010GL044342

Zehr, JP, and RM Kudela, 2009. Photosynthesis in the open ocean. Science 326:945-946.

Palacios, S., T. Peterson, and R. Kudela, 2009. Development of synthetic salinity from remote sensing for the Columbia River plume, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, C00B05, doi: 10.1029/2008JC004895.

Lane, J., P Raimondi, and RM Kudela, 2009. Development of a logistic regression model for the prediction of toxigenic Pseudo-nitzschia blooms in Monterey Bay, California. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 383, 37-51.

Anderson, CR, Siegel, DA, Kudela, RM and MA Brzezinski, 2009. Empirical models of toxigenic Pseudo-nitzschia blooms: Potential use as a remote detection tool in the Santa Barbara Channel. Harmful Algae, 8, 478-492

Howard, M.D., Smith, G.J, and Kudela, R.M. Phylogenetic Relationships of Yessotoxin-Producing Dinoflagellates, Based on the Large Subunit and Internal Transcribed Spacer Ribosomal DNA Domains. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Jan. 2009, P. 54-63.

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