Recent Publications

2014
  • Goes, J. I., H. d. R. Gomes, A. M. Chekalyuk, E. J. Carpenter, J. P. Montoya, V. J. Coles, P. L. Yager, W. M. Berelson, D. G. Capone, and R. A. Foster. 2014.  Influence of the Amazon River discharge on the biogeography of phytoplankton communities in the western tropical north Atlantic, Progress in Oceanography 120: 29-40.
  • Capone, D.G.  2014. The iron curtain of the Atlantic Ocean forms a biogeochemical divide. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In press.
  • Turk-Kubo, K. A., M. Karamchandani, R. Foster, D. G. Capone, and J. P. Zehr (in press). The paradox of marine heterotrophic nitrogen fixation: Abundances of heterotrophic diazotrophs do not account for nitrogen fixation rates in the Eastern Tropical South Pacific.  Environ Microbiol.
  • Capone, D.G. (in press) The Iron Curtain of the Atlantic Ocean is a Biogeochemical Divide. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
  • Grimes, D. J., T. E. Ford, R. R. Colwell, C. Baker-Austin, J. Martinez-Urtaza, A. Subramaniam, and D. G. Capone. (in press). Viewing Marine Bacteria from Orbit. Microbial Ecology.
2013
  • Romero I.C., N.J.Klein, S.A.Sañudo-Wilhelmy, D.G. Capone. 2013. Trace metal co-limitation controls on nitrogen fixation and assimilation in lakes with varying trophic status. Frontiers in Aquatic Microbiology. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00054  
  • Barada, L. P., L. Cutter, J. P. Montoya, E. A. Webb, D. G. Capone and S. A. Sanudo-Wilhelmy. 2013 . The distribution of thiamin and pyridoxine in the western tropical North Atlantic Amazon River plume. Frontiers in Microbiology. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00025
  • Dekaezemacker J, S. Bonnet, O. Grosso, T. Moutin, M. Bressac, and D.G. Capone. 2013. Evidence of active dinitrogen fixation in surface waters of the eastern tropical South Pacific during El Niño and La Niña events and evaluation of its potential nutrient controls. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 27: 1-12, DOI: 10.1002/gbc.20063, 22013.
  • Capone D.G., and D.A. Hutchins. 2013. Microbial biogeochemistry of coastal upwelling regimes in a changing ocean. Nature Geoscience 6: 711-717.
  • Haskell W.Z., W. M. Berelson, D. E. Hammond, and D.G.Capone. 2013. Particle sinking dynamics and POC fluxes in the Eastern Tropical South Pacific based on 234Th budgets and sediment trap deployments. Deep Sea Research 81: 1-13.
  • Yoshikawa C, V.J. Coles, R.R. Hood, D.G. Capone, Yoshida N. 2013. Modeling how surface nitrogen fixation influences subsurface nutrient patterns in the North Atlantic. Journal of Geophysical Research- Oceans 118: 2520–2534.
  • Bonnet, S., J. Dekaezemacker, T. Moutin, A. N. Knapp, R. Hamersley, O. Grosso and D.G. Capone. 2014. Active Dinitrogen Fixation in Deep Waters of the Eastern Tropical South Pacific and Control by Nutrient availability.  PLOS One 8: e81265. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0081265
2012
  • Knapp, A. N., D.M. Sigman, A. Kustka, S. Sanudo-Wilhelmy and D.G. Capone. 2012. The distinct nitrogen isotopic compositions of low and high molecular weight marine DON, Marine Chemistry. 136-137 (2012) 24–33.
  • Niederberger, T. D., J. A. Sohm, J. Tirindelli, T. Gunderson, D. G. Capone, E. J. Carpenter and S. C. Cary. 2012. Diverse and highly active diazotrophic assemblages inhabit ephemerally wetted soils of the Antarctic Dry Valleys. FEMS Microbial Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2012.01390.x
  • Knapp, A. N., Julien Dekaezemacker, Sophie Bonnet, Jill A. Sohm, and D. G. Capone. 2012. Sensitivity of Trichodesmium and Crocosphaera spp. growth and N2 fixation rates to NO3- and PO43- concentration and ratios in batch cultures, Aquatic Microbial Ecology. 66: 223–236, 2012, doi: 10.3354/ame01577
  • Yeung, L. Y., W. M. Berelson, E. D. Young, M. G. Prokopenko, N. Rollins, V. J. Coles, J. P. Montoya, E. J. Carpenter, D. K. Steinberg, R. A. Foster, D. G. Capone and P. L. Yager. 2012. Impact of diatom-diazotroph associations on carbon export in the Amazon River plume. Geophysical Research Lettersdoi:10.1029/2012GL053356.
  • Luo, Y.-W., et al. (42 co-authors). 2012. Database for Diazotrophs in Global Ocean: Abundances, Biomasses and Nitrogen Fixation Rates. Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss 4: 47-73, doi:10.5194/essd-5194-5147-2012, 2012.
2011
  • Knapp, A. N., Sigman, D. M., Lipschultz, F., Kustka, A. B., Capone, D. G. Interbasin isotopic correspondence between upperā€ocean bulk DON and subsurface nitrate and its implications for marine nitrogen cycling. 2011. Global Biogeochemical Cycles; Vol. 25: 10.1029/2010GB003878. (pdf)
  • Sohm, J. A., Subramaniam, A., Gunderson, T., Carpenter, E. J., Capone, D. G. Nitrogen fixation by Trichodesmium spp. and unicellular diazotrophs in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre., Journal of Geophysical Research- Biogeosciences 2011; 10.1029/2010JG001513. (pdf)
  • Romero, I. C., Jacobson, M., Fuhrman, J. A., Fogel, M., Capone, D. G. Long-term nitrogen and phosphorus fertilization effects on N2 fixation rates and nifH gene community patterns in mangrove sediments. Marine Ecology 2011; 10.1111/j.1439-0485.2011.00465.x. (pdf)
  • Cowan, D. A., Sohm, J. A., Makhalanyane, T., Capone, D. G., Green, T. G., Cary, S. C., Tuffin, I. M. Hypolithic communities: important nitrogen sources in Antarctic desert soils., Environmental Microbiology Reports 2011; 10.1111/j.1758-2229.2011.00266.x. (pdf)
  • Sohm, J. A., Webb, E. A., Capone, D. G. Emerging Patterns of Marine Nitrogen Fixation., Nature Reviews Microbiology 2011; Vol. 9: 499-508. (pdf)
  • Collins, L. E., Berelson, W. M., Hammond, D., Knapp, A., Schwartz, R., Capone, D. G. Particle fluxes in San Pedro Basin, California: A four-year record of sedimentation and physical forcing., Deep-Sea Research I 2011; Vol. 58: 818-914. (pdf)
  • Hamersley, M. R., Gunderson, T., Leinweber, A., Gruber, N., Capone, D. G. Nitrogen fixation in the water column of two hypoxic basins within the Southern California Bight., Aquatic Microbial Ecology 2011; Vol. 63: 193-205. (pdf)
2010
  • Bonnet, S., Webb, E. A., Panzeca, C., Karl, D. M., Capone, D. G., Sañudo-Wilhelmy, S. A. (2010). Vitamin B12 excretion by cultures of the marine cyanobacteria Crocosphaera and Synechococcus. Limnology and Oceanography 2010; Vol. 55: 1959–1964. (pdf)
  • Sohm, J. A., Capone, D. G. (2010). Zonal differences in phosphorus pools, turnover and deficiency across the tropical North Atlantic Ocean. Global Biogeochem. Cycles. Vol. 24, pp. DOI: 10.1029/2008GB003414. (pdf)
  • Bertics, V. J., Sohm, J. A., Chow, C. T., Capone, D. G., Fuhrman, J. A., Ziebis, W. Burrowing deeper into benthic nitrogen fixation., Marine Ecology Progress Series 2010; Vol. 409: 1–15. (pdf)
2009
  • Finzi, J. A., Pett-Ridge, J., Weber, P., Popa, R., Fallon, S., Nealson, K., Gunderson, T., Capone, D. G. (2009). Fixation and fate of carbon and nitrogen in the cyanobacterium Trichodesmium using nanometer Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (NanoSIMS). Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. pp. 10.1073/pnas.0810547106. (pdf)
  • Bonnet, S., Biegala, I., Dutrieux, P., Slemons, L. O., Capone, D. G. Nitrogen fixation in the western equatorial Pacific., Global Biogeochem. Cycles 2009; Vol. doi (10): 029/2008GB003439. (pdf)
2008
  • Duce, R., LaRoche, J., Altier, K., Arrigo, K., Baker, A., Capone, D. G., et, a. (2008). Impacts of Atmospheric Anthropogenic Nitrogen on the Open Ocean. Science. Vol. 320, pp. 893-897. (pdf)
  • Subramaniam, A., Yager, P., Carpenter, E., Mahaffey, C., Bjorkman, K., Cooley, S., Montoya, J., Sanudo-Wilhelmy, S., Shipe, R., Capone, D. G. (2008). Amazon River enhances diazotrophy and carbon sequestration in the tropical North Atlantic Ocean. Proceedings, National Academy of Sciences. Vol. 105, pp. DOI 10.1073/pnas.0710279105. (pdf)
  • Sohm, J. A., Mahaffey, C., Capone, D. G. (2008). Assessment of relative phosphorus limitation of Trichodesmium spp. in the North Pacific and Atlantic and the north coast of Australia. Limnology and Oceanography. Vol. 53, pp. 2495-2502. (pdf)