Publications

Buesseler, K.O., C.R. Benitez-Nelson, M. Roca-Martí, A.M. Wyatt, L.Resplandy, S.J. Clevenger, J. Drysdale, M.L. Estapa, S. Pike, B.P. Umhau, accepted, 2020. Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene.  High resolution spatial and temporal measurements of particulate organic carbon flux using thorium-234 in the NE Pacific Ocean during the EXPORTS Program.

Baker, C. A., M. L. Estapa, M. Iversen, R. Lampitt, and K. Buesseler. 2020. Are all sediment traps created equal? An intercomparison study of carbon export methodologies at the PAP-SO site. Progress in Oceanography 184: 102317. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2020.102317

Estapa, M., J. Valdes, K. Tradd, J. Sugar, M. Omand, and K. Buesseler. 2020. The Neutrally Buoyant Sediment Trap: Two Decades of Progress. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology. 37: 957–973. doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-19-0118.1

Estapa, M.L,  M. Feen*, and E. Breves, 2019. Direct observations of biological carbon export from profiling floats in the subtropical North Atlantic. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 282–300.

Fassbender, A.F., H.I. Palevsky, T.R. Martz, A.E. Ingalls, Martha Gledhill, S.E. Fawcett, J.A. Brandes, L.I. Aluwihare, the participants of COME ABOARD (includes M. Estapa), and DISCO XXV. 2017. Perspectives on Chemical Oceanography in the 21st century: Participants of the COME ABOARD Meeting examine aspects of the field in the context of 40 years of DISCO. Marine Chemistry, 196: 181-190, doi.org/10.1016/j.marchem.2017.09.002

Estapa, M., C. Durkin, K. Buesseler, R. Johnson, and M. Feen*. 2017. Carbon flux from bio-optical profiling floats: Calibrating transmissometers for use as optical sediment traps. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 120: 100–111. doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2016.12.003

Estapa, M.L., Siegel, D.A., Buesseler, K.O., Stanley, R.H.R., Lomas, M.R., Nelson, N.B., 2015.  Decoupling of net community production and export production at submesoscale fronts in the Sargasso Sea. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 29, doi:10.1002/2014GB004913.

Estapa, M.L., Breier, J.A., German, C.R., 2015.  Particle dynamics in the rising plume at Piccard Hydrothermal Field, Mid-Cayman Rise:  new applications of optical sensors.  Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 16, doi:10.1002/2015GC005831.

Durkin, C. A., M. L. Estapa, and K. O. Buesseler 2015. Observations of carbon export by small sinking particles in the upper mesopelagic, Marine Chemistry, 175: 72-81.

Estapa, M.L., Buesseler, K.O., Boss, E., Gerbi, G.P., 2013. Autonomous, high-resolution observations of particle flux in the oligotrophic ocean.  Biogeosciences, 10: 5517-5531.

Estapa, M.L., Mayer L.M., Boss E., 2012.  Rate and apparent quantum yield of photodissolution. Limnology and Oceanography, 57(6): 1743-1756.

Estapa, M.L., Boss E., Mayer L.M., Roesler C.R., 2012.  Role of iron and organic carbon in mass-specific light absorption by particulate matter from Louisiana coastal waters, Limnology and Oceanography, 57(1): 97-112.

Estapa, M. L., Mayer, L.M., 2010.  Photooxidation of particulate organic matter.  Marine Chemistry, 122:  138-147.

Mayer, L.M., L.L. Schick, K.R. Hardy, M. L. Estapa, 2009.  Photodissolution and other photochemical changes upon irradiation of algal detritusLimnology and Oceanography, 54: 1688-1698.