Publications (1997-2007)

  • Shipe, R. F., Carpenter, E. J., Govil, S. R., Capone, D. G. 2007. Limitation of phytoplankton production by Si and N in the Western Atlantic Ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series. Vol. 338, pp. 33-45. (pdf)
  • Popa, R., Weber, P., Finzi, J., Fallon, S., Pett-Ridge, J., Hutcheon, I., Nealson, K., Capone, D. G. 2007. Carbon and nitrogen fixation and metabolite exchange in and between individual cells of Anabaena oscillarioides. The International Society of Microbial Ecology Journal. Vol. 1, pp. 354-360 doi:10.1038/ismej.2007.44. (pdf)
  • Montoya, J. P., Voss, M., Capone, D. G. 2007. Spatial variation in N2-fixation rate and diazotroph activity in the Tropical Atlantic. Biogeosciences. Vol. 4,, pp. 369-376 (pdf)
  • Foster, R. A., Capone, D. G., Carpenter, E. J., Mahaffey, C., Subramaniam, A., Zehr, J. P. (2007). Influence of the Amazon River plume on distributions of free-living and symbiotic cyanobacteria in the western tropical north Atlantic Ocean. Limnology and Oceangraphy. Vol. 52, pp. 517-532. (pdf)
  • Sohm, J., Capone, D. G. 2006. Phosphorus dynamics of the tropical and subtropical north Atlantic: Trichodesmium versus bulk plankton. Marine Ecology: Progress Series. Vol. 317, pp. 21-28. (pdf)
  • Capone, D.G. and Angela N. Knapp. 2007. A fix for the marine N cycle. Nature 445: 159-160. (pdf)
  • Capone, D.G. 2006. Perspective: Ramping up the heat on nitrogenase. Science 314:1691-1692. (pdf)
  • Tovar-Sanchez,  Antonio, S.A. Sañudo-Wilhelmy, A.B. Kustka, S. Agustí, J. Dachs, D.A. Hutchins, D.G. Capone & C.M. Duarte.  2006. Effects of dust deposition and river discharges on trace metal composition of Trichodesmium Spp. in the Tropical and Subtropical North Atlantic Ocean. Limnology & Oceanography 51: 1755-1761. (pdf)
  • Hewson, I., D.G. Capone, J.A. Steele and J. A. Fuhrman. 2006. Influence of Amazon and Orinoco offshore surface water plumes on oligotrophic bacterioplankton diversity in the West Tropical Atlantic. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 43: 11-22. (pdf)
  • Sohm, J. and D. G. Capone. 2006. Phosphorus dynamics of the tropical and subtropical north Atlantic: Trichodesmium versus bulk plankton. Marine Ecology: Progress Series 317: 21-28. (pdf)
  • Burns, J., J. Zehr, J. Montoya, A. Kustka and D. Capone. 2006. Effect of EDTA additions on natural Trichodesmium spp. populations. Journal of Phycology 42: 900-904. (pdf)
  • Capone, D. G., Popa, R., Flood, B., and Nealson, K., 2006. Follow the nitrogen:  A mantra for planetary exploration: Science 312: 708-709. (pdf)
  • Hewson, I., Joshua A. Steele, D.G. Capone and J. A. Fuhrman. 2006. Temporal and spatial scales of oligotrophic surface water bacterioplankton assemblage variation. Marine Ecology Progress Series 311:67-77. (pdf)
  • Krauk, J., J. Sohm, J. Montoya, T.A. Villareal and D.G. Capone. 2006. Plasticity of N:P ratios in laboratory and field populations of Trichodesmium spp. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 42: 243–253. (pdf)
  • Campbell, L., E.J. Carpenter, J.P. Montoya and D.G. Capone.  2006. Picoplankton community structure within and outside a Trichodesmium bloom in the Southwestern Pacific Ocean. Vie et Milieu 55: 185-196.
  • Hewson, I., J.A. Steele, D.G. Capone, J.A.Fuhrman. 2006. Remarkable heterogeneity in meso- and bathypelagic bacterioplankton assemblage structure. Limnology & Oceanography 51: 1274-1283. (pdf)
  • Mahaffey, C., A.F. Michaels and D.G. Capone. 2005. The Conundrum of Marine N2 Fixation. American Journal of Science 305: 546-595. (pdf)
  • Oremland, R. S., D.G. Capone, J. F. Stolz, J. Fuhrman and K. Zengler. 2005. Whither or wither geomicrobiology in the era of "Community Metagenomics". Nature Microbiology 3: 572-578 doi:10.1038/nrmicro1182. (pdf)
  • Capone, D.G., J.A. Burns, A.F. Michaels, J.P. Montoya, A. Subramaniam, E.J. Carpenter. 2005. Nitrogen fixation by Trichodesmium spp.: An important source of new nitrogen to the tropical and sub-tropical North Atlantic Ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 19: doi 10.1029/2004GB002331 (Highlighted in News & Views in Nature 436: 786-787, 2005). (pdf)
  • Capone, D.G. and A. Subramaniam.2005. Seeing microbes from space! Applications of remote sensing to marine microbial ecology. ASM News 71: 179-186. (pdf)
  • Sañudo-Wilhelmy SA, Tovar-Sanchez A, Fu F-X, Capone DG, Carpenter EJ, Hutchins DA . 2004. The impact of surface-adsorbed phosphorus on phytoplankton Redfield stoichiometry. Nature 432:897-900. (pdf)
  • Mulholland, M., D. Bronk & D.G. Capone. 2005. Dinitrogen fixation and release of ammonium and dissolved organic nitrogen by Trichodesmium IMS10. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 37: 85-94. (pdf)
  • Galloway, J., F. Dentener, D.G. Capone, et al. 2005. Nitrogen Cycles: Past, Present and Future. Biogeochemistry 70: 153-226. (pdf)
  • Montoya, J. P., C. M. Holl, , J. P. Zehr, A. Hansen, , T. Villareal and D.G.Capone.  2004. High rates of N2-fixation by unicellular diazotrophs in the oligotrophic Pacific: Nature, 430: 1027-1031. (pdf)
  • Hewson, I., S. R. Govil, D.G. Capone, E. J. Carpenter, and J. A. Fuhrman. 2004. Evidence of Trichodesmium viral lysis and potential significance for biogeochemical cycling in the oligotrophic ocean. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 36: 1–8. (pdf)
  • Coles, V. J., R. R. Hood, M. Pascual, and D.G.Capone. 2004. Modeling the impact of Trichodesmium and nitrogen fixation in the Atlantic Ocean: J. Geophys. Res., 109: 10.1029/2002JC001754. (pdf)
  • Hood, R. R., V.J.Coles and D.G.Capone.  2004. Modeling the distribution of Trichodesmium and nitrogen fixation in the Atlantic Ocean: J. Geophys. Res., 10: 10.1029/2002JC001753. (pdf)
  • Falcón L.I., E.J.Carpenter, F.Cipriano, B.Bergman, and D.G. Capone. 2004. N2 fixation by unicellular bacterioplankton from the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans: phylogeny and in situ rates. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 70: 765-770. (pdf)
  • Carpenter, E.J., A. Subramaniam and D.G. Capone. 2004. Biomass and primary productivity of the cyanobacterium, Trichodesmium spp., in the southwest tropical N. Atlantic. Deep Sea Research I 51:173-203. (pdf)
  • Kustka, A.B., S.A. Sanudo-Wilhelmy, E.J. Carpenter, J.A. Burns, D.G. Capone and W.G. Sunda. 2003. Iron requirements for dinitrogen and ammonium-supported growth in cultures of Trichodesmium (IMS 101): Comparisons with nitrogen fixation rates and iron: carbon ratios of field populations.  Limnology & Oceanography 48: 1869-1884. (pdf)
  • Marvin-DePasquale, M.C., W.R. Boynton and D.G. Capone. 2003.Benthic sulfate reduction along the Chesapeake Bay central channel. II. Temporal controls. Marine Ecology: Progress Series 260:55-70. (pdf)
  • Burns, J.A., J.Zehr and D.G. Capone. 2003. Nitrogen fixing phylotypes of Chesapeake Bay and Neuse River Estuary sediments: Trends in phylotype correlate with sediment characteristics. Microbial Ecology 44: 336-343. (pdf)
  • Montoya, J.P., E.J. Carpenter and D.G. Capone. 2002. Nitrogen fixation and nitrogen isotope abundances in zooplankton of the oligotrophic North Atlantic Ocean. Limnology & Oceanography 47: 1617-1628. (pdf)
  • Mulholland, M.R., S. Floge, E.J. Carpenter and D.G. Capone. 2002. Phosphorus dynamics in cultures and natural populations of Trichodesmium spp. Marine Ecology: Progress Series 45: 45-55. (pdf)
  • Hood, R.H., A. Subramaniam, L.R. May, E.J. Carpenter and D.G. Capone. 2002. Remote estimation of nitrogen fixation by Trichodesmium. Deep-Sea Res. Part II 49/1-3: 123-147. (pdf)
  • Subramaniam, A., C. W. Brown, R. R. Hood, E. J. Carpenter and D. G. Capone. 2002.  Detecting Trichodesmium blooms in SeaWiFS imagery. Deep Sea Research Part II 49: 107-121. (pdf)
  • Michaels, A.F., D.M. Karl and D.G. Capone. 2001. Element stoichiometry, new production and nitrogen fixation. Oceanography 14: 68-77. (pdf)
  • Hood, R.R., N. R. Bates, D.G. Capone, and D.B. Olson. 2001. Modeling the effects of N2-fixation on carbon and nitrogen fluxes at BATS.  2nd  Special Issue on the U.S. JGOFS Time-Series Stations. Deep-Sea Res. II  48: 1609-1648. (pdf)
  • Capone, D.G. 2001. Marine N2 fixation: What’s the fuss? Current Opinions in Microbiology. Nature 4: 341-348. (pdf)
  • Sañudo-Wilhelmy, S.A., A.B. Kustka,  C.J. Gobler,  D.A. Hutchins, M.Yang, K. Lwiza, J. Burns, D.G. Capone, J.A. Raven and E.J. Carpenter. 2001. Phosphorus limitation of nitrogen fixation byTrichodesmium in the central Atlantic Ocean. Nature 411: 66-69. (pdf)
  • Carpenter, E.J., S. Lin and D.G. Capone. 2000. Bacterial activity in South Pole snow. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 66: 4514-4517. (pdf)
  • Capone, D.G., J. Zehr, H. Paerl, B. Bergman and E.J. Carpenter. 1997. Trichodesmium: A globally significant marine cyanobacterium.  Science 276: 1221-1229. (pdf)