To date the AMT programme has produced over 300 refereed journal articles, including four special issues of journals. Another important part of the AMT programme is training young scientists and AMT data has contributed to over 100 PhD theses.

Authors of AMT papers are requested to notify Dawn Ashby, daas@pml.ac.uk of new publications and to receive an AMT contribution number. Please cite the following text in the acknowledgements of AMT papers:

The Atlantic Meridional Transect is funded by the UK Natural Environment Research Council through its National Capability Long-term Single Centre Science Programme, Climate Linked Atlantic Sector Science (grant number NE/R015953/1). This study contributes to the international IMBeR project and is contribution number ### of the AMT programme.


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Ford, D.J., J. Blanco-Sacristan, S. Corrigan, T.G. Bell, M. Yang, V. Kitidis, P.D. Nightingale, I. Brown, W. Wimmer, J.D. Shutler, et al. submitted. Field evidence supports greater ocean CO2 uptake due to near-surface temperature gradients. Nature Geoscience.

Larkin, A.A. submitted. Elemental Stoichiometry of Particulate Organic Matter Across the Atlantic Ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles.

Sha, B., J.H. Johansson, M. Salter, S. Blichner, and I. Cousins. submitted. Constraining global transport of perfluoroalkyl acids on sea spray aerosol using field measurements. Science.

Sheward, R.M., A.J. Poulton, J.R. Young, J. de Vries, F.M. Monteiro, and J.O. Herrie. submitted. Cellular morphological trait dataset for extant coccolithophores from the Atlantic Ocean. Scientific Data.

Wall-Palmer, D., L. Mekkes, L. Dämmer, E. Goetze, K. Bakker and K.T.C.A. Peijnenburg. submitted. Food availability counteracts negative effects of ocean acidification on shell growth in predatory plankton. Nature Communications.


In press

Torcello-Requena, A., A. Murphy, I.D.E.A. Lidbury, F.D. Pitt, R. Stark, A.D. Millard, R.J. Puxty, Y. Chen, and D.J. Scanlan. in press. A distinct, high affinity, alkaline phosphatase facilitates occupation of P-depleted environments by marine picocyanobacteria. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.



Rees, A.P., T.J. Smyth, and V. Brotas. 2024. Editorial: The Atlantic Meridional Transect Programme (1995-2023). Frontiers in Marine Science 11, 1358174. doi:10.3389/fmars.2024.1358174.



Allen, R., K.E. Bird, J.C. Murrell, and M. Cunliffe. 2023. Latitudinal variation in the potential activity of Atlantic Ocean bacterioplankton revealed through 16S rRNA and 16S rRNA gene metabarcoding. Frontiers in Marine Science 10, 1241333. doi:10.3389/fmars.2023.1241333

Barlow, R., T. Lamont, J. Viljoen, R. Airs, R.J.W. Brewin, G. Tilstone, J.A. Aiken, E.M.S. Woodward, and C. Harris. 2023. Latitudinal variability and adaptation of phytoplankton in the Atlantic Ocean Journal of Marine Systems 239, 103844. doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2022.103844

Bian, V., M. Cai, and C.L. Follett. 2023. Understanding opposing predictions of Prochlorococcus in a changing climate. Nature Communications 14 1445. doi:10.1038/s41467-023-36928-9

Brewin, R.J.W., J. Pitarch, G. Dall'Olmo, H. van der Woerd, L. J., X. Sun, and G. Tilstone. in press. Evaluating historic and modern optical techniques for monitoring phytoplankton biomass in the Atlantic Ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science 10, 1111416. doi:10.3389/fmars.2023.1111416

Brewin, R.J.W., S. Sathyendranath, G. Kulk, M.-H. Rio, J.A. Concha, T.G. Bell, A. Bracher, C. Fichot, T.L. Frolicher, M. Galí, et al. 2023. Ocean carbon from space: Current status and priorities for the next decade. Earth-Science Reviews 240 104386. doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2023.104386

Brotas, V., A. Ferreira, V. Veloso, A. Tracana, C.V. Guerreiro, G.A. Tarran, E.M.S. Woodward, L. Ribeiro, J. Netting, D. Clewley, et al. 2023. Assessing phytoplankton community composition in the Atlantic Ocean from in situ and satellite observations. Frontiers in Marine Science 10 1229692. doi:10.3389/fmars.2023.1229692

Brown, I.J., V. Kitidis, and A.P. Rees. 2023. Simultaneous high-precision, high-frequency measurements of methane and nitrous oxide in seawater by cavity ring-down spectroscopy. Frontiers in Marine Science 10 119772. doi:10.3389/fmars.2023.1197727

Choo, L.-Q. 2023. Genome-wide phylogeography reveals cryptic speciation in the circumglobal planktonic calcifier Limacina bulimoides. Molecular Ecology 32 (12), 3200-3219. doi:10.1111/mec.16931

Ford, D.J., G.H. Tilstone, J.D. Shutler, V. Kitidis, K.L. Sheen, G. Dall'Olmo, and I.B.M. Orselli. 2023. Mesoscale eddies enhance the air-sea CO2 sink in the South Atlantic Ocean. Geophysical Research Letters 50 e2022GL102137. doi:10.1029/2022GL102137

González-García, C., S. Agustí, J.A. Aiken, A. Bertrand, G. Bittencourt Farias, A. Bode, C. Carré, R. Gonçalves-Araujo, D.S. Harbour, M. Huete-Ortega, et al. 2023. Basin-scale variability in phytoplankton size-abundance spectra across the Atlantic Ocean Progress in Oceanography 217 103104. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2023.103104

Guerreiro, C.V., A. Ferreira, L. Cros, J.-B. Stuut, A.R. Baker, A. Tracana, C. Pinto, V. Veloso, A.P. Rees, M.A.P. Cachão, et al. 2023. Response of coccolithophore communities to oceanographic and atmospheric processes across the North- and Equatorial Atlantic Frontiers in Marine Science 10, 1119488. doi:10.3389/fmars.2023.1119488

Li, H., G.A. Tarran, G. Dall'Olmo, A.P. Rees, M. Denis, C. Wang, G. Grégori, Y. Dong, Y. Zhao, W. Zhang, et al. 2023. Organization of planktonic Tintinnina assemblages in the Atlantic Ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science 10. doi:10.3389/fmars.2023.1082495

Lin, J., Z. Lee, G.H. Tilstone, X.W. Liu, J., M. Ondrusek, and S. Groom. 2023. Revised spectral optimization approach to remove surface-reflected radiance for the estimation of remote-sensing reflectance from the above-water method. Optics Express 31 22964-22981. doi:10.1364/OE.486981

Malysheva, A.S., P.V. Lobanova, and G.H. Tilstone. 2023. Development of a maximum specific photosynthetic rate algorithm based on remote sensing data: a case study for the Atlantic Ocean. Oceanology 63 (Suppl 1), S202-S214. doi:10.1134/S000143702307010X

Pardo, S., G.H. Tilstone, R.J.W. Brewin, G. Dall'Olmo, J. Lin, F. Nencioli, H. Evers-King, T.G.D. Casal, and C.J. Donlon. 2023. Radiometric assessment of OLCI, VIIRS, and MODIS using fiducial reference measurements along the Atlantic Meridional Transect. Remote Sensing Environment 299 113844. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2023.113844

Phongphattarawat, S., H.A. Bouman, M.W. Lomas, S. Sathyendranath, G.A. Tarran, O. Ulloa, and M.V. Zubkov. in press. Ecophysiological basis of spatiotemporal patterns in picophytoplankton pigments in the global ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science 10, 1112177. doi:10.3389/fmars.2023.1112177

Pinti, J., T. DeVries, T. Norin, C. Serra-Pompei, R. Proud, D.A. Siegel, T. Kiørboe, C.M. Petrik, K.H. Andersen, A.S. Brierley, et al. 2023. Model estimates of metazoans' contributions to the biological carbon pump. Biogeosciences 20 (5), 997-1009. doi:10.5194/bg-20-997-2023

Quartly, G., J. Aiken, R.J.W. Brewin, and A. Yool. 2023. The link between surface and sub-surface chlorophyll-a in the centre of the Atlantic subtropical gyres: A comparison of observations and model. Frontiers in Marine Science 10 1197753. doi:10.3389/fmars.2023.1197753

Reintjes, G., A. Heins, C. Wang, and R. Amann. 2023. Abundance and composition of particles and their attached microbiomes along an Atlantic Meridional Transect. Frontiers in Marine Science 10, 1051510. doi:10.3389/fmars.2023.1051510

Savvidou, E., B. Sha, M. Salter, I. Cousins, and J. Johansson. 2023. Horizontal and vertical distribution of perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAAs) in the water column of the Atlantic Ocean. Environmental Science and Technology Letters 10 (5), 418-424. doi:10.1021/acs.estlett.3c00119

Serret, P., J. Lozano, C.B. Harris, P.K. Lange, G.A. Tarran, G.H. Tilstone, E.M.S. Woodward, and M.V. Zubkov. 2023. Respiration, phytoplankton size and the metabolic balance in the Atlantic gyres. Frontiers in Marine Science 10 1222895. doi:10.3389/fmars.2023.1222895

Smyth, T.J., D. Moffat, G.A. Tarran, S. Sathyendranath, F. Ribalet, and J. Casey. 2023. Determining drivers of phytoplankton carbon to chlorophyll ratio at Atlantic Basin scale. Frontiers in Marine Science 10 1191216. doi:10.3389/fmars.2023.1191216

Sun, X., R.J.W. Brewin, S. Sathyendranath, G. Dall'Olmo, R. Airs, R. Barlow, A. Bracher, V. Brotas, M. Kheireddine, T. Lamont, et al. 2023. Coupling ecological concepts with an ocean-colour model: Phytoplankton size structure. Remote Sensing of Environment 285 113415. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2022.113415



Clark, D.R., A.P. Rees, C.M. Ferrera, L. Al-Moosawi, P.J. Somerfield, C. Harris, G.D. Quartly, S. Goult, G. Tarran, and G. Lessin. 2022. Nitrite regeneration in the oligotrophic Atlantic Ocean. Biogeosciences 19 1355-1376. doi:10.5194/bg-19-1355-2022

Fernández-González, C., G.A. Tarran, N. Schuback, E.M.S. Woodward, J. Aristegui, and E. Marañón. 2022. Phytoplankton responses to changing temperature and nutrient availability are consistent across the tropical and subtropical Atlantic. Communications Biology 5 1035. doi:10.1038/s42003-022-03971-z

Ford, D., G. Tilstone, J.D. Shutler, and V. Kitidis. 2022. Derivation of seawater pCO2 from net community production identifies the South Atlantic Ocean as a CO2 source. Biogeosciences 19 93-115. doi:10.5194/bg-19-93-2022

Ford, D.J., G.H. Tilstone, J.D. Shutler, and V. Kitidis. 2022. Identifying the biological control of the annual and multi-year variations in South Atlantic air-sea CO2 flux. Biogeosciences 19 4287-4304. doi:10.5194/bg-2022-54

Fox, J., S.J. Kramer, J.R. Graff, M.J. Behrenfeld, E. Boss, G. Tilstone, and K.H. Halsey. 2022. An absorption-based approach to improved estimates of phytoplankton biomass and net primary production Limnology and Oceanography Letters 7 (5), 419-426. doi:10.1002/lol2.10275

Garcia, N.S., D. Talmy, W.-W. Fu, A.A. Larkin, J. Lee, and A.C. Martiny. 2022. The diel cycle of surface ocean elemental stoichiometry has implications for ocean productivity. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 36 (3), e2021GB007092. doi:10.1029/2021GB007092

Lin, J., G. Dall’Olmo, G. Tilstone, R.J.W. Brewin, V. Vabson, I. Ansko, H. Evers-King, T. Casal, and C.J. Donlon. 2022. Derivation of uncertainty budgets for continuous above-water radiometric measurements along an Atlantic Meridional Transect. Optics Express 30 45648-45675. doi:10.1364/OE.470994

Moreno, A.R., A.A. Larkin, J.A. Lee, S.D. Gerace, G.A. Tarran, and A.C. Martiny. 2022. Regulation of the respiration quotient across ocean basins. AGU Advances 3 (5), e2022AV00067. doi:10.1029/2022AV000679

Ramos-Silva, P., M.-L. Odendaal, D. Wall-Palmer, L. Mekkes, and K.T.C.A. Peijnenburg. 2022. Transcriptomic responses of adult versus juvenile atlantids to ocean acidification. Frontiers in Marine Science 9 801458. doi:10.3389/fmars.2022.801458

Tanioka, T., C.A. Garcia, A.A. Larkin, N.S. Garcia, A.J. Fagan, and A.C. Martiny. 2022. Global patterns and drivers of C:N:P in marine ecosystems. Nature Communications Earth & Environment 3 271. doi:10.1038/s43247-022-00603-6

Tanioka, T., C.A. Garcia, A.A. Larkin, N.S. Garcia, A.J. Fagan, and A.C. Martiny. 2022. Global patterns and drivers of C:N:P in marine ecosystems. Nature Communications Earth & Environment 3 271. doi:10.1038/s43247-022-00603-6

Valente, A., S. Sathyendranath, V. Brotas, S. Groom, M. Grant, and T.e.a. Jackson. 2022. A compilation of global bio-optical in situ data for ocean-colour satellite applications - version three. Earth System Science Data 14 5737-5770. doi:10.5194/essd-14-5737-2022



Brewin, R.J.W., W. Wimmer, P. Bresnahan, T. Cyronak, A.J. Andersson, A. J. and G. Dall’Olmo. 2021. Comparison of a Smartfin with an infrared sea surface temperature radiometer in the Atlantic Ocean. Remote Sensing, 13(5), 841. doi:10.3390/rs13050841

Ford, D., Tilstone, G., Shutler, J., Kitidis, V., Lobanova, P., Schwarz, J., Poulton, A.J., Serret, P., Lamont, T., Chuqui, M., Barlow, R., Lozano, J., Kampel, M., Brandini, F. 2021. Wind speed and mesoscale processes drive net autotrophy in the South Atlantic Ocean. Remote Sensing of the Environment, 260, art:112435. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2021.112435.

Larkin, A.A., C.A. Garcia, M.L. Brock, J.A. Lee, N. Garcia, J.L. Ustick, L Barbero, B.R. Carter, R.E. Sonnerup, L. Talley, G.A. Tarran, D.L. Volkov and A.C. Martiny. 2021. High spatial resolution global ocean metagenomes from Bio-GO-SHIP repeat hydrography transects. Scientific Data. doi:10.1101/2020.09.06.285056

Mekkes, L., G. Sepúlveda-Rodríguez, G. Bielkinaitė, D. Wall-Palmer, G.-J.A. Brummer, L.K. Dämmer, J. Huisman, E. van Loon, Renema, W. and K.T.C.A. Peijnenburg. 2021. Effects of ocean acidification on calcification of the sub-Antarctic pteropod Limacina retroversa. Frontiers in Marine Science 8: art:157. doi:10.3389/fmars.2021.581432

Smyth, T.J., G.A. Tarran and S. Sathyendranath. 2021. Sub-micron picoplankton shape, orientation and internal structure combine to preferentially amplify the forward scatter. Optics Express, 29(2), 2014-2024. doi:10.1364/OE.413576

Tilstone, G., S. Pardo, G. Dall’Olmo, R.J.W. Brewin, F. Nencioli, D. Dessailly, E. Kwiatkowska, T. Casal and C.J. Donlon. 2021. Performance of ocean colour chlorophyll a algorithms for Sentinel-3 OLCI, MODIS-Aqua and Suomi-VIIRS in open-ocean waters of the Atlantic. Remote Sensing of the Environment 260: art:112444. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2021.112444



Alikas, K., V. Vabson, I. Ansko, G.H. Tilstone, G. Dall’Olmo, F. Nencioli, R. Vendt, C.J. Donlon and T. Casal, T. 2020. Comparison of above-water Seabird and TriOS radiometers along an Atlantic Meridional Transect. Remote Sensing, 12(10), 1669. doi:10.3390/rs12101669

Baker, A.R., M. Li and R. Chance, R. 2020. Trace metal fractional solubility in size-segregated aerosols from the tropical eastern Atlantic Ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 34(6), e2019GB006510. doi:10.1029/2019GB006510

Banks, A.C., R. Vendt, K. Alikas, A. Bialek, J. Kuusk, C. Lerebourg, K. Ruddick, G. Tilstone, V. Vabson, C.J. Donlon and T. Casal 2020. Fiducial Reference Measurements for Satellite Ocean Colour (FRM4SOC). Remote Sensing, 12, 1322. doi:10.3390/rs12081322

Choo, L.-Q., T.M.P. Bal, M. Choquet, I. Smolina, P. Ramos-Silva, F. Marlétaz, M. Kopp, G. Hoarau and K.T.C.A. Peijnenburg. 2020. Novel genomic resources for shelled pteropods: a draft genome and target capture probes for Limacina bulimoides, tested for cross-species relevance. BMC Genomics, 21: art:11. doi:10.1186/s12864-019-6372-z

Choo, L.-Q., T.M.P. Bal, E. Goetze, E. and K.T.C.A. Peijnenburg. 2020. Oceanic dispersal barriers in a holoplanktonic gastropod. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 34(1), 224-240. doi:10.1111/jeb.13735

Dutkiewicz, S., P. Cermeno, O. Jahn, M.J. Follows, A.E. Hickman, D.A.A. Taniguchi and B.A. Ward. 2020. Dimensions of marine phytoplankton diversity. Biogeosciences 17, 609-634. doi:10.5194/bg-17-609-2020

Graban, S., S. Goult, G. Dall’Olmo and R. Sauzède. 2020. Accurate deep-learning estimation of chlorophyll-a concentration from the spectral particulate beam-attenuation coefficient. Optics Express, 28(16), art: 24214.

Humpreys, M.P., Y. Artioli, D.C.E. Bakker, S.E. Hartmann, P. León, S. Wakelin, P. Walsham and P. Williamson. 2020. Air-sea CO2 exchange and ocean acidifcation in UK seas and adjacent waters. MCCIP Science Review 2020, 54-75. doi:10.14465/2020.arc03.oac

Kulk, G., T. Platt, J. Dingle, T. Jackson, B.F. Jönsson, H.A. Bouman, M. Babin, R.J.W. Brewin, M. Doblin, M. Estrada, F.G. Figueiras, K. Furuya, N. González-Benítez, H.G. Gudfinnsson, K. Gudmundsson, B. Huang, T. Isada, Ž. Kovač, V.A. Lutz, E. Marañón, M. Raman, K. Richardson, P.D. Rozema, W.H. van de Poll, V. Segura, G.H. Tilstone, J. Uitz, V. van Dongen-Vogels, T. Yoshikawa and S. Sathyendranath. 2020. Primary production, an index of climate change in the ocean: satellite-based estimates over two decades. Remote Sensing 12(5), art: 826. doi:10.3390/rs12050826

Lange, P.K., J.P. Werdell, Z.K. Erickson, G. Dall’Olmo, R.J.W. Brewin, M.V. Zubkov, G.A. Tarran, H.A. Bouman, W.H. Slade, S.E. Craig, N.J. Poulton, A. Bracher, M.W. Lomas and I. Cetinić. 2020. Radiometric approach for the detection of picophytoplankton assemblages across oceanic fronts. Optics Express, 28(18), 25682-25705. doi:10.1364/OE.398127

Moore, T.S. and C.W. Brown. 2020. Incorporating environmental data in abundance-based algorithms for deriving phytoplankton size classes in the Atlantic Ocean. Remote Sensing of Environment, 240, 111689. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2020.111689

Organelli, E., G. Dall’Olmo, R.J.W. Brewin, F. Nencioli and G. Tarran. 2020. Drivers of spectral optical scattering by particles in the upper 500 m of the Atlantic Ocean. Optics Express, 28(3), 34147-34166. doi:10.1364/OE.408439

Pabortsava, K., R.S. Lampitt. 2020. High concentrations of plastic hidden beneath the surface of the Atlantic Ocean. Nature communications 11, 4073. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-17932-9

Peijnenburg, K.T.C.A., A. Janssen, D. Wall-Palmer, E. Goetze, A.E. Maas, J.A. Todd and F. Marlétaz. 2020. The origin and diversification of pteropods precede past perturbations in the Earth’s carbon cycle. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, art:201920918. doi:10.1073/pnas.1920918117

Wall-Palmer, D., A.W. Janssen, E. Goetze, L.-Q. Choo, L. Mekkes, L. and K.T.C.A. Peijnenburg. 2020. Fossil-calibrated molecular phylogeny of atlantid heteropods (Gastropoda, Pterotracheoidea). BMC Ecology and Evolution, 20, 124. doi:10.1186/s12862-020-01682-9




Balch, W.M., B.C. Bowler, D.T. Drapeau, L.C. Lubelczyk, E. Lyczkowski, C. Mitchell and A. Wyeth. 2019. Coccolithophore distributions in the North and South Atlantic Ocean. Deep-Sea Research I 151, art: 103066. doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2019.06.012

Brewin, R.J.W., T.G. Brewin, J. Phillips, S. Rose, A. Abdulaziz, W. Wimmer, S. Sathyendranath and T. Platt. 2019. A printable device for measuring clarity and colour in lake and nearshore waters. Sensors 19(4), art: 936. doi:10.3390/s19040936

Burridge, A.K., R. van der Hulst, E. Goetze and K.T.C.A. Peijnenburg. 2019. Assessing species boundaries in the open sea: Applying an integrative taxonomic approach to the pteropod genus Diacavolinia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, zlz049. doi:10.1093/zoolinnean/zlz049

Garcia-Martin, E.E., M. Aranguren-Gassis, D.M. Karl, S. Martínez-García, C. Robinson, P. Serret and E. Teira. 2019. Validation of the in vivo iodo-nitro-tetrazolium (INT) salt reduction method as a proxy for plankton respiration. Frontiers 6, art: 220. doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00220 

Gregg, W.W. and C.S. Rousseaux. 2019. Global ocean primary production trends in the modern ocean color satellite record (1998–2015). Environmental Research Letters 14, art: 124011. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ab4667

Holding, T., I.G. Ashton, J.D. Shutler, P.E. Land, P.D. Nightingale, A.P. Rees, I. Brown, J.-F. Piolle, A. Kock, H.W. Bange, D.K. Woolf, L. Goddijn-Murphy, R. Pereira, F. Paul, F. Girard-Arduin, B. Chapron, G. Rehder, F. Arduin and C.J. Donlon. 2019. The FluxEngine air-sea gas flux toolbox: simplified interface and extensions for in situ analyses and multiple sparingly soluble gases. Ocean Science Discussions 15(6), 1707-2019. doi:10.5194/os-2019-45

Martiny, A.C., M.W. Lomas, W. Fu, P.W. Boyd, Y.L. Chen, G.A. Cutter, M.J. Ellwood, K. Furuya, F. Hashihama, J. Kanda, D.M. Karl, T. Kodama, Q.P. Li, J. Ma, T. Moutin, E.M.S. Woodward and J.K. Moore. 2019. Biogeochemical controls of surface ocean phosphate. Science Advances 5(8), art:eaax0341. doi:10.1126/sciadv.aax0341

Perkins, D.M., A. Perna, R. Adrian, P. Cermeño, U. Gaedke, M. Huete-Ortega, D.A. White and G. Yvon-Durocher. 2019. Energetic equivalence underpins the size structure of tree and phytoplankton communities. Nature Communications 10, art:255. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-08039-3

Rasse, R. and G. Dall’Olmo. 2019. Do oceanic hypoxic regions act as barriers for sinking particles? A case study in the eastern tropical North Atlantic. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 33(12), 1611-1630. doi:10.1029/2019GB006305

Reintjes, G., C. Arnosti, B. Fuchs and R. Amann. 2019. Selfish, sharing and scavenging bacteria in the Atlantic Ocean: a biogeographical study of bacterial substrate utilisation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 13, 1119-1132. doi:10.1038/s41396-018-0326-3

Smyth, T., G. Tarran and S. Sathyendranath. 2019. Marine picoplankton size distribution and optical property contrasts throughout the Atlantic Ocean revealed using flow cytometry. Applied Optics 58, 8802-8815. doi:10.1364/AO.58.008802

Wall-Palmer, D., M. Hegmann, E. Goetze and K.T.C.A. Peijnenburg. 2019. Resolving species boundaries of the Atlanta brunnea group (Gastropoda, Pterotracheoidea) from a global dataset. ZooKeys 899, 59-84. doi:10.3897/zookeys.899.38892



Acevedo-Trejos, E., E. Marañón and A. Merico. 2018. Phytoplankton size diversity and ecosystem function relationship across oceanic regions. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B 285(1879), 0621. doi:10.1098/rspb.2018.062

Bouman, H.A., T. Platt, M. Doblin, F.G. Figueiras, K. Gudmundsson, H.G. Gudfinnsson, B. Huang, A. Hickman, M. Hiscock, T. Jackson, V.A. Lutz, F. Mélin, F. Rey, P. Pepin, V. Segura, G.H. Tilstone, V. van Dongen-Vogel and S. Sathyendranath. 2018. Photosynthesis-irradiance parameters of marine phytoplankton: synthesis of a global data set. Earth System Science Data 10, 251-266.

Ciavatta, S., R.J.W. Brewin, J. Skakala, L. Polimene, L. de Mora, Y. Artioli and J.I. Allen. 2018. Assimilation of ocean-colour plankton functional types to improve marine ecosystem simulations. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 123, 834-854. doi:10.1002/2017JC013490

Lobanova, P., G. Tilstone, I. Bashmachnikov and V. Brotas. 2018. Accuracy assessment of primary production models with and without photoinhibition using Ocean-Colour Climate Change Initiative data in the North East Atlantic Ocean. Remote Sensing 10(7), art: 1116. doi:10.3390/rs1007111

Organelli, E., G. Dall’Olmo, R.J.W. Brewin, G.A. Tarran, E. Boss and A. Bricaud. 2018. The open-ocean missing backscattering is in the structural complexity of particles. Nature Communications 9, art: 5439. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-07814-6 

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Robinson, A., H. Bouman, G. Tilstone and S. Sathyendranath. 2018. High photosynthetic rates associated with pico and nanophytoplankton communities and high stratification index on the North West Atlantic. Continental Shelf Research 171, 126-139. doi:10.1016/j.csr.2018.10.010 

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Muñoz-Marín, M.C., I. Luque, M.V. Zubkov, P.G. Hill, J. Diez, and J.M. García-Fernández. 2013. Prochlorococcus can use the Pro1404 transporter to take up glucose at nanomolar concentrations in the Atlantic Ocean. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110(21): 8597-8602.

Norton, E. and E. Goetze. 2013. Equatorial dispersal barriers and limited population connectivity among oceans in a planktonic copepod. Limnology and Oceanography 58(5), 1581-1596. 

Painter, S.C., M.D. Patey, A. Forryan, and S. Torres-Valdes. 2013. Evaluating the balance between vertical diffusive nitrate supply and nitrogen fixation with reference to nitrate uptake in the eastern subtropical North Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, 118(10), 5732-5749.

Sal, S., Á. López-Urrutia, X. Irigoien, D.S. Harbour and R.P. Harris. 2013. Marine microplankton diversity database. Ecology 94(7), 1658. doi:10.1890/13-0236.1

Ussher, S., E.P. Achterberg, C. Powel, A.R. Baker, T.D. Jickells, R. Torres, and P.J. Worsfold. 2013. Impact of atmospheric deposition on the contrasting iron biogeochemistry of the North and South Atlantic. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. doi: 10.1002/gbc.20056

Yang, M., P.D. Nightingale, R. Beale, P.S. Liss, B. Blomquist and C. Fairall. 2013. Atmospheric deposition of methanol over the Atlantic Ocean. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110(50), 20034-20039. doi:10.1073/pnas.1317840110

Young, J.N., J. Bruggeman, R.E.M. Rickaby, J. Erez, and M. Conte. 2013. Evidence for changes in carbon isotopic fractionation by phytoplankton between 1960 and 2010. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 27, doi:10.1002/gbc.20045



Brewin, R.J.W., G. Dall'Olmo, S. Sathyendranath, and N. J Hardman-Mountford. 2012. Particle backscattering as a function of chlorophyll and phytoplankton size structure in the open-ocean. Optics Express 20:17632-17652.

Chust, G., X. Irigoien, J. Chave, and R.P. Harris. 2012. Latitudinal phytoplankton distribution and the neutral theory of biodiversity. Global Ecology and Biogeography. doi:10.1111/geb.12016. 

Dall'Olmo, G., M.J. Behrenfeld, E. Boss, and T.K. Westberry. 2012. Particulate optical scattering coefficients along an Atlantic Meridional Transect. Optics Express 20:21532-21551.

Ford, D.A., K.P. Edwards, D. Lea, R.M. Barciela, M.J. Martin, and J. Demaria. 2012. Assimilating GlobColour ocean colour data into a pre-operational physical-biogeochemical model. Ocean Science 8:751-771.

Hartmann, M., C. Grob, G.A. Tarran, A.P. Martin, P.H. Burkill, D.J. Scanlan, and M.V. Zubkov. 2012. Mixotrophic basis of Atlantic oligotrophic ecosystems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109 (15):5756-5760.

Llewellyn, C.A., D.A. White, V. Martinez-Vicente, G. A. Tarran, and T. J. Smyth. 2012. Distribution of mycosporine-like amino acids along a surface water meridional transect of the Atlantic. Microbial Ecology 64(2), 320-333.

Richier, S., A.I. Macey, N. Pratt, Honey, D.C., M. Moore and T.S. Bibby. 2012. Abundances of iron-binding photosynthetic and nitrogen-fixing proteins of Trichodesmium both in culture and in situ from the North Atlantic. PLoS ONE 7(5), e35571.



Barnes, C., X. Irigoien, A.A. De Oliveira and S. Jennings. 2011. Predicting marine phytoplankton community size structure from empirical relationships with remotely-sensed variables. Journal of Plankton Research 33(1), 13-24

Brewin, R.J.W., N.J. Hardman-Mountford, S.J. Lavender, D.E. Raitsos, T. Hirata, J. Uitz, E. Devred, A. Bricaud, A. Ciotti, and B. Gentili. 2011. An intercomparison of bio-optical techniques for detecting phytoplankton size class from satellite remote sensing. Remote Sensing of the Environment 115(2), 325-339.

Grob, C., M. Hartmann, M.V. Zubkov, and D.J. Scanlan. 2011. Invariable biomass-specific primary production of taxonomically discrete picoeukaryote groups across the Atlantic Ocean. Environmental Microbiology.

Hartmann, M., C. Grob, D.J. Scanlan, A.P. Martin, P.H. Burkill, and M.V. Zubkov. 2011. Comparison of phosphate uptake rates by the smallest plastidic and aplastidic protists in the North Atlantic subtropical gyre. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 78(2), 327-335.

Hill, P., I. Mary, D.A. Purdie and M.V. Zubkov. 2011. Similarity in microbial amino acid uptake in surface waters of the North and South Atlantic (sub-)tropical gyres. Progress in Oceanography 91(4), 437-446.

Hirata, T., N.J. Hardman-Mountford, R.J.W. Brewin, J. Aiken, R. Barlow, K. Suzuki, T. Isada, E. Howell, T. Hashioka, M. Noguchi-Aita and Y. Yamanaka. 2011. Synoptic relationships between surface chlorophyll-a and diagnostic pigments specific to phytoplankton functional types. Biogeosciences 8, 311-327.

Hsieh, Y.-T., G.M. Henderson, and A.L. Thomas. 2011. Combining seawater 232Th and 230Th concentrations to determine dust fluxes to the surface ocean Earth and Planetary Science Letters 312 (3-4):280-290.

Jameson, E., I. Joint, N.H. Mann and M. Mühling. 2011. The diversity of cyanomyovirus populations along a north-south Atlantic Ocean transect. ISME Journal, 5(11), 1713-1721.

Kirkham, A.R., L.E. Jardillier, A. Tiganescu, J. Pearman, M.V. Zubkov and D.J. Scanlan. 2011. Basin-scale distribution patterns of photosynthetic picoeukaryotes along an Atlantic Meridional Transect. Environmental Microbiology, 13(4), 975-990.

Mawji, E., M. Gledhill, J.A. Milton, M.V. Zubkov, A. Thompson, G. A. Wolff, and E.P. Achterberg. 2011. Production of siderophore type chelates in Atlantic Ocean waters enriched with different carbon and nitrogen sources. Marine Chemistry, 124(1-4), 90-99.

Mazard, S., M. Ostrowski, F. Partensky, and D.J. Scanlan. 2011. Multi-locus sequence analysis, taxonomic resolution and biogeography of marine Synechococcus, Environmental Microbiology.

Nissimov, J.I. 2011. With James Cook on the Atlantic Meridian, Objectives 9(27), 10-14.

Smyth, T.J. 2011. Penetration of UV radiance into the global ocean, Journal of Geophysical Research 116, C11020.

Zehr, J.P. 2011. Nitrogen fixation by marine cyanobacteria. Trends in Microbiology 19(4), 162-173.



Baker, A.R., T. Lesworth, C. Adams, T.D. Jickells and L. Ganzeveld. 2010. Estimation of atmospheric nutrient inputs to the Atlantic Ocean from 50°N to 50°S based on large-scale field sampling: fixed nitrogen and dry deposition of phosphorus. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 24, (GB3006), doi:10.1029/2009GB003634.

Balch, W.M., B.C. Bowler, D.T. Drapeau, A.J. Poulton and P.M. Holligan. 2010. Biominerals and the vertical flux of particulate organic carbon from the surface ocean. Geophysical Research Letters 37, (L22605) 1-6.

Beale, R., P.S. Liss, and P.D. Nightingale. 2010. First oceanic measurements of ethanol and propanol. Geophysical Research Letters, 37, (L24607), doi: 10.1029/2010GL045534.

Bell, T.G., A.J. Poulton and G. Malin. 2010. Strong linkages between dimethylsulphonioproprionate (DMSP) and phytoplankton community physiology in a large sub-tropical and tropical Atlantic Ocean dataset. Global Biogeochemical Cycles doi:10.1029/2009GB003617

Brewin, R.J.W., S. Sathyendranath, T. Hirata, S.J. Lavender, R.M. Barciela, and N.J. Hardman-Mountford. 2010. A three-component model of phytoplankton size class for the Atlantic Ocean. Ecological Modelling 221(11), 1472-1483.

Cermeno, P., C. de Vargas, F. Abrantes and P.G. Falkowski. 2010. Phytoplankton biogeography and community stability in the ocean. PLoS ONE 5(3): e10037

Hickman, A. 2010. Modelling the effects of chromatic adaptation on phytoplankton community structure in the oligotrophic ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series 406: doi:10.3354/meps08588

Jameson, E., I. Joint, N.H. Mann and M. Mühling. 2010. Detailed analysis of the microdiversity of Prochlorococcus populations along a north-south Atlantic Ocean transect. Environmental Microbiology 12(1): 156-171

Juranek, L.W., R.C. Hamme, J. Kaiser, R. Wanninkov and P.D. Quay. 2010. Evidence of O2 consumption in underway seawater lines: implications of air-sea O2 and CO2 fluxes. Geophysical Research Letters 37: L01601

Lesworth, T., A.R. Baker and T. Jickells. 2010. Aerosol organic nitrogen over the remote Atlantic Ocean. Atmospheric Environment 44: 1887-1893

Luz, B., and E. Barkan. 2010. Variations of 17O/16O and 18O/16O in meteoric waters. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74 (22):6276-6286.

Mary, I., A. Oliver, P. Skipp, R. Holland, J. Topping, G.A. Tarran, D.J. Scanlan, D. O'Connor, A.S. Whiteley, P.H. Burkill and M.V. Zubkov. 2010. Metaproteomic and metagenomic analyses of defined oceanic microbial populations using microwave cell fixation and flow cytometric sorting. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 74(1), 10-18.



Martiny, A.C., A.P.K. Tai, D. Veneziano, F. Primeau and S.W. Chisholm. 2009. Taxonomic resolution, ecotypes, and the biogeography of Prochlorococcus. Environmental Microbiology 11(4): 823-832

Moore, C.M., M.M. Mills, E.P. Achterberg, R.J. Geider, J. La Roche, M.I. Lucas, E.L. McDonagh, X. Pan, A.J. Poulton, M.J.A. Rijkenberg, D.J. Suggett, S.J. Ussher and E.M.S. Woodward. 2009. Large-scale distribution of Atlantic nitrogen fixation controlled by iron availability. Nature Geoscience 2(12): 867-871

Piontkovski, S.A. and C. Castellani. 2009. Long-term declining trend of zooplankton biomass in the tropical Atlantic. Hydrobiologia 632(1): 365-370

Schattenhofer, M., B.M. Fuchs, R. Amann, M.V. Zubkov, G.A. Tarran and J. Pernthaler. 2009. Latitudinal distribution of prokaryotic picoplankton populations in the Atlantic Ocean. Environmental Microbiology 11(8): 2078-2093

Suggett, D.J., C.M. Moore, A.E. Hickman and R.J. Geider. 2009. Interpretation of Fast Repetition Rate (FRR) fluorescence: signatures of community structures versus physiological state. Marine Ecology Progress Series 376: 1-19

Torres-Valdés, S., V.M. Roussenov, R. Sanders, S. Reynolds, X. Pan, R. Mather, A. Landolfi, G.A. Wolff, E.P. Achterberg and R.G. Williams. 2009. Distribution of dissolved organic nutrients and their effect on export production over the Atlantic Ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 23: GB4019


DSRII Special Issue 2009

Robinson, C., P. Holligan, T.D. Jickells and S. Lavender. 2009. The Atlantic Meridional Transect programme (1995-2012) foreword. Deep-Sea Research II 56(15): 895-898

Aiken, J., Y. Pradhan, R. Barlow, S. Lavender, A. Poulton, P. Holligan and N.J. Hardman-Mountford. 2009. Phytoplankton pigments and functional types in the Atlantic Ocean: a decadal assessment, 1995-2005. Deep-Sea Research II 56(15): 899-917

Tilstone, G.H., T.J. Smyth, A.J. Poulton and R. Hutson. 2009. Measured and remotely sensed estimates of primary production in the Atlantic Ocean from 1998 to 2005. Deep-Sea Research II 56(15): 918-930

Gist, N., P. Serret, E.M.S. Woodward, K. Chamberlain and C. Robinson. 2009. Seasonal and spatial variability in plankton production and respiration in the subtropical gyres of the Atlantic Ocean. Deep-Sea Research II 56(15): 931-940

Serret, P., C. Robinson, E. Fernández, E. Teira, G. Tilstone and V. Pérez. 2009. Predicting plankton net community production in the Atlantic Ocean. Deep-Sea Research II 56(15): 941-953

Calbet, A., D. Atienza, C.I. Henriksen, E. Saiz and T. Adey. 2009. Zooplankton grazing in the Atlantic Ocean: a latitudinal study. Deep-Sea Research II 56(15): 954-963

Forster, G., R.C. Upstill-Goddard, N. Gist, C. Robinson, G. Uher and E.M.S. Woodward. 2009. Nitrous oxide and methane in the Atlantic Ocean between 50°N and 52°S: latitudinal distribution and sea-to-air flux. Deep-Sea Research II 56(15): 964-976

Castellani, C., G. Moncoiffé and J. Brown. 2009. The AMT data management experience. Deep-Sea Research II 56(15): 977-985



Aiken, J., N.J. Hardman-Mountford, R. Barlow, J. Fishwick, T. Hirata and T. Smyth. 2008. Functional links between bioenergetics and bio-optical traits of phytoplankton taxonomic groups: an overarching hypothesis with applications for ocean colour remote sensing. Journal of Plankton Research 30(2): 165-181

Balch, W.M. and V.J. Fabry. 2008. Ocean acidification: documenting its impact on calcifying phytoplantkon at basin scales. Marine Ecology Progress Series 373: 239-247

Cermeño, P., S. Dutkiewicz, R.P. Harris, M.J. Follows, O. Schofield and P.G. Falkowski. 2008. The role of nutricline depth in regulating the ocean carbon cycle. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105(51): 20344-20349

Cermeño, P. and F.G. Figueiras. 2008. Species richness and cell-size distribution: the size structure of phytoplankton communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series 357: 79-85

Cermeño, P., E. Marañón, D.S. Harbour, F.G. Figueiras, B.G. Crespo, M. Huete-Ortega, M. Varela and R.P. Harris. 2008. Resource levels, allometric scaling of population abundance, and marine phytoplankton diversity. Limnology and Oceanography 53(1): 312-318

Clark, D., A.P. Rees and I.R. Joint. 2008. Ammonium regeneration and nitrification rates in the oligotrophic Atlantic Ocean: implications for new production estimates. Limnology and Oceanography 53(1): 52-62

Hirata, T., J. Aiken, N.J. Hardman-Mountford, T.J. Smyth and R. Barlow. 2008. An absorption model to determine phytoplankton size classes from satellite ocean colour. Remote Sensing of the Environment 112(6): 3153-3159

Jameson, E., I.R. Joint, N.H. Mann and M. Mühling. 2008. Application of a novel rpoC1-RFLP approach reveals that marine Prochlorococcus populations in the Atlantic gyres are composed of greater microdiversity than previously described. Microbial Ecology 55(1): 141-151

Johnson, M.T., P.S. Liss, T.G. Bell, T.J. Lesworth, A.R. Baker, A.J. Hind, T.D. Jickells, K.F. Biswas, E.M.S. Woodward and S.W. Gibb. 2008. Field observations of the ocean-atmosphere exchange of ammonia: fundamental importance of temperature as revealed by a comparison of high and low latitudes. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 22(1): GB1019

López, E. and R. Anadón. 2008. Copepod communities along an Atlantic Meridional Transect: Abundance, size structure and grazing rates. Deep-Sea Research I 55(10): 1375-1391

Mary, I., G.A. Tarran, P.E. Warwick, M.J. Terry, D.J. Scanlan, P.H. Burkill and M.V. Zubkov. 2008. Light enhanced amino acid uptake by dominant bacterioplankton groups in surface waters of the Atlantic Ocean. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 63(1): 36-45

Mather, R.L., S.E. Reynolds, G.A. Wolff, R.G. Williams, S. Torres-Valdés, E.M.S. Woodward, A. Landolfi, X. Pan, R. Sanders and E.P. Achterberg. 2008. Phosphorus cycling in the North and South Atlantic Ocean subtropical gyres. Nature Geosciences 1: 439-443

Mawji, E., M. Gledhill, J.A. Milton, G.A. Tarran, S.J. Ussher, A. Thompson, G.A. Wolff, P.J. Worsfold and E.P. Achterberg. 2008. Hydroxamate siderophores: occurence and importance in the Atlantic Ocean. Environmental Science and Technology 42(23): 8675-8680

Painter, S.C., R. Sanders, H.N. Waldron, M.I. Lucas and S. Torres-Valdes. 2008. Urea distribution and uptake in the Atlantic Ocean between 50°N and 50°S. Marine Ecology Progress Series 368: 53-63

Painter, S.C., R. Sanders, H.N. Waldron, M.I. Lucas, E.M.S. Woodward and K. Chamberlain. 2008. Nitrate uptake along repeat meridional transects of the Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Marine Systems 74(1-2): 227-240

Raitsos, D.E., S.J. Lavender, C.D. Maravelias, J. Haralabous, A.J. Richardson and P.C. Reid. 2008. Identifying four phytoplankton functional groups from space: an ecological approach. Limnology and Oceanography 53(2): 605-613

Robinson, C. 2008. Chapter 9. Heterotrophic bacterial respiration. In: D.L. Kirchman (ed) Microbial Ecology of the Oceans 2nd Edition. Wiley

Thomalla, S.J., A.J. Poulton, R. Sanders, R. Turnewitsch, P.M. Holligan and M.I. Lucas. 2008. Variable export fluxes and efficiencies for calcite, opal and organic carbon in the Atlantic Ocean: the ballast effect in action? Global Biogeochemical Cycles 22(1): GB1010

Zubkov, M.V., G.A. Tarran, I. Mary and B.M. Fuchs. 2008. Differential microbial uptake of dissolved amino acids and amino sugars in surface waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Plankton Research 30(2): 211-220



Bell, T.G., G. Malin, Y.-N. Kim and M. Steinke. 2007. Spatial variability in DMSP-lyase activity along an Atlantic meridional transect. Aquatic Sciences 69(3): 320-329

Clark, D., A.P. Rees and I.R. Joint. 2007. A method for the determination of nitrification rates in oligotrophic marine seawater by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry. Marine Chemistry 103(1-2): 84-96

Koblizek, M., M. Masin, J. Ras, A.J. Poulton and O. Prasil. 2007. Rapid growth rates of aerobic anoxygenic phototrophs in the ocean. Environmental Microbiology 9: 2401-2406

Marañón, E., P. Cermeño, J. Rodríguez, M.V. Zubkov and R.P. Harris. 2007. Scaling of phytoplankton photosynthesis and cell size in the ocean. Limnology and Oceanography 52(5): 2190-2198

Marañón, E., V. Pérez, E. Fernández, R. Anadón, A. Bode, N. González, I. Huskin, A. Isla, X.A.G. Morán, B. Mouriño, M. Quevedo, C. Robinson, P. Serret, E. Teira, M.M. Varela, E.M.S. Woodward and M.V. Zubkov. 2007. Planktonic carbon budget in the eastern subtropical North Atlantic. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 48: 261-275

Painter, S., R. Sanders, A.J. Poulton, E.M.S. Woodward, M. Lucas and K. Chamberlain. 2007. Nitrate uptake at photic zone depths is not important for export in the subtropical ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 21(4): GB4005

Poulton, A., T. Adey, W.M. Balch and P. Holligan. 2007. Relating coccolithophore calcification rates to phytoplankton community dynamics: regional differences and implications for carbon export. Deep-Sea Research II 54(5-7): 538-557

Quay, P., R. Sonnerup, J. Stutsman, J. Maurer, A. Körtzinger, X.A. Padin and C. Robinson. 2007. Anthropogenic CO2 accumulation rates in the North Atlantic Ocean from changes in the 13C/12C of dissolved inorganic carbon. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 21(Art: GB1009): doi: 10.1029/2006GB002761

Reynolds, S.E., R.L. Mather, G.A. Wolff, R.G. Williams, A. Landolfi, R. Sanders and E.M.S. Woodward. 2007. How widespread and important is N2 fixation in the north Atlantic Ocean? Global Biogeochemical Cycles 21(4): GB4015

Waeles, M., A.R. Baker, T.D. Jickells and J. Hoogewerff. 2007. Global dust telecommections: aerosol iron solubility and stable isotope composition. Environmental Chemistry 4: 233-237

Yool, A., A.P. Martin, C. Fernández and D.R. Clark. 2007. The significance of nitrification for oceanic new production. Nature 447: 999-1002

Zubkov, M.V., P.H. Burkill and J.N. Topping. 2007. Flow cytometric enumeration of DNA-stained oceanic planktonic protists. Journal of Plankton Research 29(1): 79-86

Zubkov, M.V., I. Mary, E.M.S. Woodward, P.E. Warwick, B.M. Fuchs, D.J. Scanlan and P.H. Burkill. 2007. Microbial control of phosphate in the nutrient-depleted North Atlantic subtropical gyre. Environmental Microbiology 9(8): 2079-2089

Zwirglmaier, K., J.L. Heywood, E. Chamberlain, E.M.S. Woodward, M.V. Zubkov and D.J. Scanlan. 2007. Basin-scale distribution patterns of picocyanobacterial lineages in the Atlantic Ocean. Environmental Microbiology 9(5): 1278-1290



Baker, A.R. and T.D. Jickells. 2006. Mineral particle size as a control on aerosol iron solubility. Geophysical Research Letters 33(L17608): doi: 10.1029/2006GL026557

Baker, A.R., T.D. Jickells, K.F. Biswas, K. Weston and M. French. 2006. Nutrients in atmospheric aerosol particles along the Atlantic Meridional Transect. Deep-Sea Research II 53(14-16): 1706-1719

Cermeño, P., E. Marañón, D.S. Harbour and R.P. Harris. 2006. Invariant scaling of phytoplankton abundance and cell size in contrasting marine environments. Ecology Letters 91210-1215

Clark, D.R., T.W. Fileman and I.R. Joint. 2006. Determination of ammonium regeneration rates in the oligotrophic ocean by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry. Marine Chemistry 98121-130

Johnson, Z.I., E.R. Zinser, A. Coe, N.P. McNulty, E.M.S. Woodward and S.W. Chisholm. 2006. Niche partitioning among Prochlorococcus ecotypes along ocean-scale environmental gradients. Science 311: 1737-1740

López-Urrutia, A., E. San Martin, R.P. Harris and X. Irigoien. 2006. Scaling the metabolic balance of the oceans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103(23): 8739-8744

Mary, I., J.L. Heywood, B.M. Fuchs, R. Amann, G.A. Tarran, P.H. Burkill and M.V. Zubkov. 2006. SAR11 dominance among metabolically active low nucleic acid bacterioplankton in surface waters along an Atlantic meridional transect. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 45(2): 107-113

Pérez, V., E. Fernández, E. Marañón, X.A.G. Morán and M.V. Zubkov. 2006. Vertical distribution of phytoplankton biomass, production and growth in the Atlantic subtropical gyres. Deep-Sea Research I 53(10): 1616-1634

Poulton, A.J., R. Sanders, P.M. Holligan, M.C. Stinchcombe, T. Adey, L. Brown and K. Chamberlain. 2006. Plankton mineralization in the tropical and subtropical Atlantic Ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 20(Art: GB4002): doi: 10.1029/2006GB002712

Raitsos, D.E., S.J. Lavender, Y. Pradhan, T. Tyrrell, P.C. Reid and M. Edwards. 2006. Coccolithophore bloom size variation in response to the regional environment of the subarctic north Atlantic. Limnology and Oceanography 51(5): 2122-2130

Roussenov, V., R.G. Williams, C. Mahaffey and G.A. Wolff. 2006. Does the transport of dissolved organic nutrients affect export production in the Atlantic Ocean? Global Biogeochemical Cycles 20(3): Art: GB3002

San Martin, E., X. Irigoien, R.P. Harris, A. López-Urrutia, M.V. Zubkov and J.L. Heywood. 2006. Variation in the transfer of energy in marine plankton along a productivity gradient in the Atlantic Ocean. Limnology and Oceanography 51(5): 2084-2091

Uitz, J., H. Claustre, A. Morel and S.B. Hooker. 2006. Vertical distribution of phytoplankton communities in open ocean: an assessment based on surface chlorophyll. Journal of Geophysical Research 111(C8): Art:C08005

Varela, M.M., A. Bode, X.A.G. Morán and J. Valencia. 2006. Dissolved organic nitrogen (DON) release and bacterial activity in the upper layers of the Atlantic Ocean. Microbial Ecology 51(4): 487-500

Wilson, C. and R.G. Williams. 2006. When are eddy tracer fluxes directed downgradient? Journal of Physical Oceanography 36(2): 189-201

Zinser, E.R., A. Coe, Z.I. Johnson, A.C. Martiny, N.J. Fuller, D.J. Scanlan and S.W. Chisholm. 2006. Prochlorococcus ecotype abundances in the North Atlantic Ocean revealed by an improved quantitative PCR method. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72: 723-732

Zubkov, M.V. and P.H. Burkill. 2006. Syringe pumped high speed flow cytometry of oceanic phytoplankton. Cytometry 69A: 1010-1019


DSRII special issue

Robinson, C., A.J. Poulton, P.M. Holligan, A.R. Baker, G. Forster, N. Gist, T.D. Jickells, G. Malin, R. Upstill-Goddard, R.G. Williams, E.M.S. Woodward and M.V. Zubkov. 2006. The Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) programme: a contextual view 1995-2005. Deep-Sea Research II 53(14-16): 1485-1515

Tarran, G.A., J.L. Heywood and M.V. Zubkov. 2006. Latitudinal changes in the standing stocks of nano- and picoeukaryotic phytoplankton in the Atlantic Ocean. Deep-Sea Research II 53(14-16): 1516-1529

Heywood, J.L., M.V. Zubkov, G.A. Tarran, B.M. Fuchs and P.M. Holligan. 2006. Prokaryoplankton standing stocks in oligotrophic gyre and equatorial provinces of the Atlantic Ocean: evaluation of inter-annual variability. Deep-Sea Research II 53(14-16): 1530-1547

Pradhan, Y., S.J. Lavender, N.J. Hardman-Mountford and J. Aiken. 2006. Seasonal and inter-annual variability of chlorophyll-a concentration in the Mauritanian upwelling; observation of an anomalous event during 1998-99. Deep-Sea Research II 53(14-16): 1548-1559

San Martin, E., R.P. Harris and X. Irigoien. 2006. Latitudinal variation in plankton size spectra along the Atlantic Ocean. Deep-Sea Research II 53(14-16): 1560-1572

Suggett, D., C.M. Moore, E. Marañón, C. Omachi, R.A. Varela, J. Aiken and P.M. Holligan. 2006. Photosynthetic electron turnover in the tropical and subtropical Atlantic Ocean. Deep-Sea Research II 53(14-16): 1573-1592

Poulton, A.J., P.M. Holligan, A. Hickman, Y.-N. Kim, T.R. Adey, M.C. Stinchcombe, C. Holeton, S. Root and E.M.S. Woodward. 2006. Phytoplankton carbon fixation, chlorophyll-biomass and diagnostic pigments in the Atlantic Ocean. Deep-Sea Research II 53(14-16): 1593-1610

Serret, P., E. Férnandez, C. Robinson, E.M.S. Woodward and V. Pérez. 2006. Local production does not control the balance between plankton photosynthesis and respiration in the open Atlantic Ocean. Deep-Sea Research II 53(14-16): 1611-1628

Thomalla, S., R. Turnewitsch, M. Lucas and A. Poulton. 2006. Particulate organic carbon export from the North and South Atlantic gyres: the 234U/238U disequilibrium approach. Deep-Sea Research II 53(14-16): 1629-1648

Rees, A.P., E.M.S. Woodward and I.R. Joint. 2006. Concentrations and uptake of nitrate and ammonium in the Atlantic Ocean between 60°N and 53°S. Deep-Sea Research II 53(14-16): 1649-1665

Kitidis, V., A. Stubbins, G. Uher, R. Upstill-Goddard, C. Law and E.M.S. Woodward. 2006. Variability of chromophoric organic matter in surface waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Deep-Sea Research II 53(14-16): 1666-1684

Stubbins, A., G. Uher, V. Kitidis, C. Law, R. Upstill-Goddard and E.M.S. Woodward. 2006. The open ocean source of atmospheric carbon monoxide. Deep-Sea Research II 53(14-16): 1685-1694

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Jickells, T.D. 2003. AMT12 at sea. Challenger Wave June-July: 5-6

Jickells, T.D., S.D. Kelly, A.R. Baker, K. Biswas, P.D. Dennis, L.J. Spokes, M. Witt and S.G. Yeatman. 2003. Isotopic evidence for a marine ammonia source. Geophysical Research Letters 30(7): 1374, doi: 1310.1029/2002GL016728

Kamykowski, D. and S.-J. Zentara. 2003. Can phytoplankton community structure be inferred from satellite-derived sea surface temperature anomalies calculated relative to nitrate depletion temperatures? Remote Sensing of the Environment 86: 444-457

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Marañón, E., M.J. Behrenfeld, N. González, B. Mouriño and M.V. Zubkov. 2003. High variability of primary production in oligotrophic waters of the Atlantic Ocean: uncoupling from phytoplankton biomass and size structure. Marine Ecology Progress Series 257: 1-11

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Tyrrell, T., E. Marañón, A. Poulton, A.R. Bowie, D.S. Harbour and E.M.S. Woodward. 2003. Large-scale latitudinal distribution of Trichodesmium spp. in the Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Plankton Research 25: 405-416

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Zubkov, M.V., M.A. Sleigh and P.H. Burkill. 2000. Assaying picoplankton distribution by flow cytometry of underway samples collected along a meridional transect across the Atlantic Ocean. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 21(1): 13-20

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Progress in Oceanography special issue

Aiken, J. and A.J. Bale. 2000. An introduction to the Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) Programme. Progress in Oceanography 45(3-4): 251-256

Aiken, J., N. Rees, S.B. Hooker, P. Holligan, A.J. Bale, D.B. Robins, G. Moore, R.P. Harris and D.A. Pilgrim. 2000. The Atlantic Meridional Transect: overview and synthesis of data. Progress in Oceanography 45(3-4): 257-312

Hooker, S.B., N. Rees and J. Aiken. 2000. An objective methodology for identifying oceanic provinces. Progress in Oceanography 45(3-4): 313-338

Gibb, S.W., R.G. Barlow, D.G. Cummings, N.W. Rees, C.C. Trees, P. Holligan and D. Sugget. 2000. Surface phytoplankton pigment distributions in the Atlantic Ocean: an assessment of basin scale variability between 50°N to 50°S. Progress in Oceanography 45(3-4): 339-368

Zubkov, M.V., M.A. Sleigh, P.H. Burkill and R.J.G. Leakey. 2000. Picoplankton community structure on the Atlantic Meridional Transect: a comparison between seasons. Progress in Oceanography 45(3-4): 369-386

Truesdale, V., A.J. Bale and E.M.S. Woodward. 2000. The meridional distribution of dissolved iodine in near-surface waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Progress in Oceanography 45(3-4): 387-400

Lefevre, N. and G.F. Moore. 2000. Distribution of the CO2 partial pressure along an Atlantic Meridional Transect. Progress in Oceanography 45(3-4): 401-413

Willson, H.R. and N.W. Rees. 2000. Classification of mesoscale features in the Brazil-Falkland Current confluence zone. Progress in Oceanography 45(3-4): 415-426

Hooker, S.B. and C.R. McClain. 2000. The calibration and validation of SeaWiFS data. Progress in Oceanography 45(3-4): 427-465


Behrenfeld, M.J. and Z. Kolber. 1999. Widespread iron limitation of phytoplankton in the south Pacific Ocean. Science 283(5403): 840-843

de Vargas, C., R. Norris, L. Zaninetti, S. Gibb and J. Pawlowski. 1999. Molecular evidence of cryptic speciation in planktonic foraminifers and their relation to oceanic provinces. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 96(6): 2864-2868

Donlon, C., T. Nightingale, L. Fiedler, G. Fisger, D. Baldwin and I.S. Robinson. 1999. The calibration and intercalibration of sea going infrared radiometer systems using a low-cost blackbody cavity. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 16(9): 1183-1197

Donlon, C., T. Nightingale, T. Sheasby, J. Turner, I.S. Robinson and W. Emery. 1999. Implications of the oceanic thermal skin temperature deviation at high wind speed. Geophysical Research Letters 26(16): 2505-2508

Marañón, E. and P. Holligan. 1999. Photosynthetic parameters of phytoplankton from 50°N to 50°S in the Atlantic Ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series 176: 191-203


Bowie, A.R., E.P. Achterberg, R.F.C. Mantoura and P.J. Worsfold. 1998. Determination of sub-nanomolar levels of iron in seawater using flow injection with chemiluminescence detection. Analytical Chimica Acta 361(3): 189-200

Donlon, C., I. Barton, E.F. Bradley, S. Keogh, I. Ridley, T. Sheasby and T. Nightingale. 1998. Solid state radiometer measurements of sea surface skin temperature. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 15(3): 775-787

Donlon, C., G. Moore, C. Lawes, T. Nightingale and W. Emery. 1998. The computation of the net air-sea flux of CO2 in the Atlantic Ocean using in-situ sea surface skin temperature measurements. Eos 79(1)

Gallienne, C.P. and D.B. Robins. 1998. Trans-oceanic characterization of zooplankton community size structure using an optical plantkon counter. Fisheries Oceanography 7(2): 147-158

Hooker, S.B. and J. Aiken. 1998. Calibration evaluation and radiometric testing of field radiometers with the SeaWiFS Quality Monitor (SQM). Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 15(4): 995-1007

Johnson, B.C., P.S. Shaw, S.B. Hooker and D. Lynch. 1998. Radiometric and engineering performance of the SeaWiFS Quality Monitor (SQM): A portable light source for field radiometers. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 15(4): 1008-1022

McClain, C.R., M.L. Cleave, G.C. Feldman, W.W. Gregg, S.B. Hooker and N. Kuring. 1998. Science quality SeaWiFS data for global biosphere research. Sea Technology 39(9): 10-16

O'Reilly, J.E., S. Maritorena, B.G. Mitchell, D.A. Seigel, K.L. Carder, S.A. Garver, M. Kahru and C. McClain. 1998. Ocean color chlorophyll algorithms for SeaWiFS. Journal of Geophysical Research 103(C11): 24937-24953

Sleigh, M.A. and M.V. Zubkov. 1998. Methods of estimating bacterivory by protozoa. European Journal of Protistology 34(3): 273-280

Zubkov, M.V. and M.A. Sleigh. 1998. Heterotrophic nanoplankton biomass measured by a glucosaminidase assay. FEMS Microbial Ecology 25(2): 97-106

Zubkov, M.V., M.A. Sleigh and P.H. Burkill. 1998. Measurement of bacterivory by protists in open ocean waters. FEMS Microbial Ecology 27(1): 85-102

Zubkov, M.V., M.A. Sleigh, G.A. Tarran, P.H. Burkill and R.J.G. Leakey. 1998. Picoplanktonic community structure on an Atlantic transect from 50°N to 50°S. Deep-Sea Research I 45(8): 1339-1355


Aiken, J. and S.B. Hooker. 1997. The Atlantic Meridional Transect: spatially extensive calibration and validation of optical properties and remotely sensed measurements of ocean colour. Backscatter 8: 8-11

Lefevre, N., G. Moore, J. Aiken, A.J. Watson, D.J. Cooper and R. Ling. 1997. Variability of pCO2 in the tropical Atlantic in 1995. Journal of Geophysical Research 103(C3): 5623-5634


Gallienne, C.P., D.B. Robins and D.A. Pilgrim. 1996. Measuring abundance and size distribution of zooplankton using the optical plankton counter in underway mode. Underwater Technology 21(4): 15-21

Robins, D.B. and J. Aiken. 1996. The Atlantic Meridional Transect: an oceanographic research programme to investigate physical, chemical, biological and optical variables of the Atlantic Ocean. Underwater Technology 21(4): 8-14