Peer-reviewed journal articles


Briggs, R.A., Ruttenberg, K.C., Ricardo, A.E., Gier, E.J. and Popp, B.N.  (2013).  Quantifying organic carbon and nitrogen concentration and isotopic composition in carbonate dominated marine sediments.  In revision for: Limnol. Oceanogr. Methods.


Briggs, R.A., Ruttenberg, K.C., Ricardo, A.E. , and Glazer, B.T. (2013) Constraining sources of organic matter to tropical coastal sediments:  consideration of non-traditional end members.  Aquatic Geochemistry. 19(5-6) DOI 10.1007/s10498-013-9219-2.

Briggs, R.A., Padilla-Gamino, J.L., Bidigare, R., Gates, R.D. and Ruttenberg, K.C. (2013).  Impact of coral spawning on the biogeochemistry of a Hawaiian reef.  Submitted (2013).  Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 134:  57-68.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2013.09.013.

Ruttenberg, K.C. and Sulak, D.S. (2011).  Sorption and desorption of dissolved organic phosphorus onto iron (oxyhydr)oxides in seawater. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 75:  4095-4112. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2010.10.033.

 

Manuscripts in preparation


Timmerman, A., Young, C., McManus, M.A., Ruttenberg, K.C., and D’Andrea, B. Seasonal Dynamics of freshwater input to a tropical coastal marine embayment. In prep for submission to Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science.


Young, C., Timmerman, A., Hull, D., Ruttenberg, K.C., McManus, M.A., and Briggs, R.A. Storm Impacts on nutrient dynamics in to a tropical coastal marine embayment and biological response. In prep for submission to Mar. Ecol. Progr. Ser.

 

Dissertations and Theses

Briggs, R.A. (2011).  Organic matter remineralization in coastal sediments in and around Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.  Ph.D. Thesis, The Department of Oceanography, University of Hawaii, 178 pp.


Young, C. W. (2011).  Perturbation of nutrient inventories and phytoplankton community composition during storm events in a tropical coastal system:  He’eia Fishpond, O’ahu, Hawaii.  M.S. Thesis, The Department of Oceanography, University of Hawaii, 400 pp.


Murphy, J.L. (2012).  Linking benthic algae to sediment oxidation-reduction dynamics:  Implications for sediment-water interface nutrient cycling.  PhD Thesis, Department of Oceanography, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 179 pp.


MacDonald, K. R. (2012).  Evaluation of selective extraction techniques to quantify iron-bound phosphorus in sediments.  MS Thesis, Dept. of Oceanography, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 87 pp.


McCoy, D. (2011).  Improving sample collection and time series analysis of environmental data in He’eia Fishpond, O’ahu, Hawai’i, from 2007 to 2011.   A thesis accepted by the Global Environmental Science Undergraduate Division in Partial Fulfillment of Requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Global Environmental Science.  80 pp.  (Co-Advisors:  Kathleen Ruttenberg and Margaret McManus).


Benjamin, L.R. (2010).  Characterization of the Physical Environment In He’eia Fishpond, O’ahu, Hawai’i.  A thesis accepted by the Global Environmental Science Undergraduate Division in Partial Fulfillment of Requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Global Environmental Science.  44 pp.  (Advisor:  Margaret McManus).


Hull, D. (2010).  A Quantitative Analysis of Alkaline Phosphatase Activity in He’eia Fishpond. A thesis accepted by the Global Environmental Science Undergraduate Division in Partial Fulfillment of Requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Global Environmental Science.  62 pp.  (Advisor:  Kathleen Ruttenberg).


Ricardo, Amanda (2008).  Influence of Sediment Composition on Redox Speciation within a Hawaiian Coastal Fishpond.  Global Environmental Science (GES) Senior Thesis, The Department of Oceanography, University of Hawaii, 52 pp.  (Advisor:  Brian Glazer).


Sulak, Daniel J. (2007). Sorption characteristics of dissolved phosphorus compounds onto iron (oxy)hydroxides in seawater.  Global Environmental Science (GES) Senior Thesis, The Department of Oceanography, University of Hawaii, 64 pp.  (Advisor:  Kathleen Ruttenberg).

 


Published abstracts for meetings


MacDonald, K.R. and Ruttenberg, K.C.  (2013).  Quantifying reactive iron and associated phosphorus in sediments:  Do different selective leaching methods yield comparable results? AGU-ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI, 2/14.


Briggs, RA, Ricardo, A, Ruttenberg, KC, Glazer, BT (2010) Linking source, abundance, and lability of organic matter to metabolic activity and sediment redox conditions. AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, Oregon.


Briggs, R.A., Padilla-Gamino, J.L., Ruttenberg, K.C., and Gates, R.D. (2010).  Impact of Montipora Capatata spawning on coastal biogeochemistry of Oahu, Hawaii.  2nd Asia Pacific Coral Reef Symposium, Phuket, Thailand, June 2010.


Briggs, R.A. and Ruttenberg, K.C. (2010).  Quantifying labile organic phosphorus in suspended particulates and aquatic sediments:  An adaptation of the SEDEX method for selective P extraction.  American Society of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) meeting, Puerto Rico, Feb. 2011.


Young, C.W., Ruttenberg, K.C. and McManus, M.A. (2010).  Perturbation of tropical coastal nutrient inventories and phytoplankton ecology during storm events, Oahu, Hawaii. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) meeting, Puerto Rico, Feb. 2011.


Hull, D.K., Young, C.W. and Ruttenberg, K.C. (2010).  Seasonal and spatial variability of alkaline phosphatase activity in He’eia Fishpond. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) meeting, Puerto Rico, Feb. 2011.


Briggs, R.A., Ruttenberg, K.C., Glazer, B.T., and Sulak, D.S. (2009). Relative bioavailiabity of dissolved organic phosphorus (DOP) versus phosphate (PO4) in Fe- rich coastal sediments. ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Nice, France.


Briggs, R.A., Ruttenberg, K.C. and Glazer, B.T. (2007).  Diurnal shifts in surficial oxygen in sandy vs. muddy sediments:  Impacts on benthic nutrient fluxes.  ASLO 2007 Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Feb. 4-9, 2007, Santa Fe, NM, Book of Abstracts, p. 22.

 

Reports


Briggs, R. and Young, C. (2007). He’eia Fishpond: The Nutrient Story.  Ka Pili Kai, UH Sea Grant College Program, vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 8-9.


Vasconcellos, Sarah. (2007). Distribution and Characteristics of a Photosynthetic Benthic Microbial Community in a Marine Coastal Pond.  Pacific Internship Programs for Exploring Sciences (PIPES) Final Report, July 30 2007.  25 pp. Sea Grant Contribution No. NA05OAR4171048.