Worden lab research and people in the news, interviews, and commentaries

Current Biology 2015 by Cyrus Martin
Biology’s dark matter

Oceanography 2015 – Autobiographical Sketches
Women in oceanography: a decade later

Voice of America 2014 by Rosanne Skirble
Marine algae sense rainbow colors

CIFAR Knowledge Circle 2014 by Lindsay Jolivet
Marine algae can sense the rainbow

AAAS Member Spotlight 2013 – by Laura Petersen
Alexandra Z. Worden and the eukaryotic tree of life

Kavli Frontiers in Science 2013
Rapid exploration of marine microbial diversity with metagenomic methods

VCube Webcasting 2013 – Talk by Farooq Azam
From systems biology to ecosystems biology: microbial structuring of marine ecosystems

Santa Cruz Good Times 2013 – by Lorrie Klosterman
Mini microbes make a big splash

Current Biology Commentary 2012 by John Raven
Algal biogeography: metagenomics shows distribution of a picoplanktonic pelagophyte

Sea Technology 2011

AstroBiology Magazine 2011
New group of algae discovered

Scientific American 2009 by David Biello
Understanding photosynthesis by sequencing two algae genomes

Science Perspective 2009 by John Archibald
Green evolution, green revolution

Santa Cruz Sentinel Newspaper 2009 by John C. Cannon
DNA map for microscopic marine algae may help decode climate change

Joint Genome Institute (JGI) Community Faces 2008
Video interview of Alexandra Z. Worden


Upper-ocean systems
Acoustical ocean ecology
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Acoustic fingerprinting
Acoustic community ecology
Acoustics in the news
Marine biogeochemistry
Ocean carbon export
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Coastal carbon cycling and ocean acidification
Carbon cycle feedbacks
Western boundary current carbon cycling
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Biological oceanography
Global modes of sea surface temperature
Nitrate supply estimates in upwelling systems
Chemical sensors
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Land/Ocean Biogeochemical Observatory in Elkhorn Slough
Listing of floats
SOCCOM float visualization
Periodic table of elements in the ocean
Biogeochemical-Argo Report
Profiling float
Marine microbes
Population dynamics of phytoplankton
Microbial predators
Microbe-algae interactions
Targeted metagenomics
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Ocean observing system
Midwater research
Midwater ecology
Deep-sea squids and octopuses
Food web dynamics
Midwater time series
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Zooplankton biodiversity
Seafloor processes
Revealing the secrets of Sur Ridge
Exploring Sur Ridge’s coral gardens
Life at Sur Ridge
Mapping Sur Ridge
Biology and ecology
Effects of humans
Ocean acidification, warming, deoxygenation
Lost shipping container study
Effects of upwelling
Faunal patterns
Previous research
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High-CO2 / low-pH ocean
Benthic respirometer system
Climate change in extreme environments
Station M: A long-term observatory on the abyssal seafloor
Station M long-term time series
Monitoring instrumentation suite
Sargasso Sea research
Antarctic research
Geological changes
Arctic Shelf Edge
Continental Margins and Canyon Dynamics
Coordinated Canyon Experiment
CCE instruments
CCE repeat mapping data
Monterey Canyon: A Grand Canyon beneath the waves
Submarine volcanoes
Mid-ocean ridges
Magmatic processes
Volcanic processes
Explosive eruptions
Hydrothermal systems
Back arc spreading ridges
Near-ridge seamounts
Continental margin seamounts
Non-hot-spot linear chains
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Hydrates and seeps
California borderland
Hot spot research
Hot-spot plumes
Magmatic processes
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Flexural arch
Coral reefs
ReefGrow software
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Automated chemical sensors
Methane in the seafloor
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Methane in the seafloor
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SIMZ Project
Bone-eating worms
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Ocean chemistry of greenhouse gases
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