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Publications from the Research Centre for Oceanograhpy


Feng, Y.-Y., Roleda, M. Y., Armstrong, E., Boyd, P. W., Hurd, C. L. (2017). Environmental controls on the growth, photosynthetic and calcification rates of a Southern Hemisphere strain of the coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi. Limnology and Oceanography, 62, 519-540.

McMullin, R. M., Wing, S. R., Reid M. R. (2017). Ice fish otoliths record dynamics of advancing and retreating sea ice in Antartica. Limnology and Oceanography. (In Press).

McMullin, R. M., Wing, S. R., Wing, L. C., Shatova, O.A. (2017). Trophic position of Antarctic ice fishes reflect food web structure along a gradient in sea ice persistence. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 564, 87-98.

Shatova, O. A., Wing, S. R., Hoffmann, L. J., Wing, L. C., Gault-Ringold, M. (2017). Phytoplankton community structure is influenced by seabird guano enrichment in the Southern Ocean. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 191, 125-135.

Wing, S. R., Gault-Ringold, M., Stirling, C., Wing, L. C., Shatova, O., Frew R. D. (2017). d56Fe in seabird guano reveals extensive recycling of iron in the Southern Ocean ecosystem. Limnology and Oceanography. (In Press).

Wing, S. R., Wing, L. C., Shatova, O. A., Van Hale, R. (2017). Marine micronutrient vectors: seabirds, marine mammals and fishes egest high concentrations of bioactive metals in the subantarctic island ecosystem. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 563, 13-23.


Conway, T. M., Hoffmann, L. J., Breitbarth, E., Strzepek, R. F., Wolff, E. W. (2016). The growth response of two diatom species to atmospheric dust from the Last Glacial Maximum. PloS one, 11(7), e0158553.

Leal, P. P., Hurd, C. L., Sander, S. G., Armstrong, E., Roleda, M. Y. (2016). Copper ecotoxicology of marine alage: a methodological appraisal. Chemistry and Ecology, 32(8), 786-800.

Leduc, D., Pilditch, C.A., Nodder, S.D. (2016). Partitioning the contributions of mega-, macro- and meiofauna to benthic metabolism on the upper continental slope of New Zealand: Potential links with environmental factors and trawling intensity. Deep-Sea Research I, 108, 1-12.

Nodder, S.D., Chiswell, S.M., Northcote, L.C. (2016). Annual cycles of deep-ocean biogeochemical export fluxes in subtropical and subantarctic waters, southwest Pacific Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 121, 2405–2424.

Shatova, O., Wing, S. R., Gault-Ringold, M., Wing, L., Hoffmann, L. J. (2016). Seabird guano enhances phytoplankton production in the Southern Ocean. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 483, 74-87.

Velasquez, I.B., Ibisanmi, E., Maas, E.W., Boyd, Philip W., Nodder, S., Sander, S.G. (2016). Ferrioxamine siderophores detected amongst iron binding ligands produced during the remineralization of marine particles. Frontiers in Marine Science 3.


Adly, C. L., Tremblay, J.-E., Powell, R. T., Armstrong, E., Peers, G., Price, N. M. (2015). Response of heterotrophic bacteria in a mesoscale iron enrichment in the northeast subarctic Pacific Ocean. Limnology & Oceanography, 60, 136–148.

Bostock, H. C., Hayward, B. W., Neil, H. L., Sabaa, A. T., Scott, G. H. (2015). Changes in the position of the Subtropical Front around New Zealand over the last glacial. Paleoceanography, 30, 824-844.

Bostock, H. C., Tracey, D. M., Currie, K. I., Dunbar, G. B., Handler, M. R., Mikaloff-Fletcher, S. E., Smith, A. M., Williams, M. J. M. (2015). The carbonate mineralogy and distribution of habitat forming deep-sea corals in the southwest Pacific region. Deep Sea Research I, 100, 88–104.

Boyd, P. W., Strzepek, R. F., Ellwood, M. J., Hutchins, D. A., Nodder, S. D., Twining, B. S., Wilhelm, S. W. (2015). Why are biotic iron pools uniform across high- and low-iron pelagic ecosystems? Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 29, 1028-1043.

Boyd, P. W., Dillingham, P. W., McGraw, C. M., Armstrong, E., Cornwall, C. E., Feng, Y.-Y., Hurd, C. L., Gault-Ringold, M., Roleda, M. Y., Timmins-Schiffman, E., Nunn, B. L. (2015). Physiological response of a Southern Ocean diatom to complex future ocean conditions. Nature Climate Change, 6, 207-213.

Chiswell, S. M., Nodder, S. D. (2015). Tilt-induced biases in sediment trap functioning. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 120, 8381–8391.

Chiswell, S. M., Bostock, H. C., Sutton, P. J. H., Williams, M. J. M. (2015). Physical oceanography of the deep seas around New Zealand: a review. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 49, 286-317.

Leduc, D., Nodder, S. D., Berkenbusch, K., Rowden, A. A. (2015). Effect of core surface area and sediment depth on estimates of deep-sea nematode genus richness and community structure. Marine Biodiversity, 45, 349–356.

Leduc, D., Rowden, A. A., Torres, L. G., Nodder, S. D., Pallentin, A. (2015). Distribution of macro-infaunal communities in phosphorite nodule deposits on Chatham Rise, Southwest Pacific: implications for management of seabed mining. Deep-Sea Research I, 99, 105-118.

Pedro, J. B., Bostock, H. C., Bitz, C. M., He, F., Vandergoes, M. J., Steig, E. J., Chase, B. M., Krause, C. E., Rasmussen, S. O., Markle, B. R., Cortese, G. (2015). The spatial extent and dynamics of the Antarctic Cold Reversal. Nature Geoscience, 9, 51-55.

Pilditch, C. A., Leduc, D., Nodder, S. D., Probert, P. K., Bowden D. A. (2015). Spatial patterns and environmental drivers of benthic infaunal community structure and ecosystem function on the New Zealand continental margin. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 49, 224-246.


Ellwood, M. J., Hutchins, D. A., Wilhelm, S. W., Sander, S. G., Strzepek, R., Nodder, S., Milne, A., Lohan, M., Boyd, P. W. (2014). Iron stable isotopes track pelagic iron cycling during the subtropical spring phytoplankton bloom. PNAS, 112, E15-E20.

Ellwood, M. J., Nodder, S. D., King, A., Hutchins, D. A., Wilhelm, S. W., Boyd, P. W. (2014). Pelagic iron cycling during the subtropical spring bloom, east of New Zealand. Marine Chemistry, 160, 18-33.

Twining, B. S., Nodder, S. D., King, A. L., Hutchins, D. A., LeCleir, G. R., DeBruyn, J. M., Maas, E. W., Vogt, S., Wilhelm, S. W., Boyd, P. W. (2014). Differential remineralization of major and trace elements in sinking diatoms. Limnology and Oceanography, 59, 689–704.


Bostock, H. C., Mikaloff-Fletcher, S. E., Williams, M. J. M. (2013). Estimating carbonate parameters from hydrographic data for the intermediate and deep waters of the Southern Hemisphere Oceans. Biogeosciences, 10, 6199-6213.

Boyd, P. W., Rynearson, T. A., Armstrong, E., Fu, F., Hayashi, K., Hu, Z. I., Hutchins, D. A., Kudela, R. M., Litchman, E., Mulholland, M. R., Passow, U., Strzepek, R. F., Whittaker, K. A., Yu, E.,Thomas, M. K. (2013). Marine Phytoplankton Temperature versus Growth Responses from Polar to Tropical Waters - Outcome of a Scientific Community-Wide Study. PLoS ONE, 8.

Cummings, D. O., Lee, R. W., Nodder, S. D., Simpson, S. J., Holmes, S. P. (2013). Trophic status and condition of Hyalinoecia longibranchiata from two regions of contrasting oceanic productivity. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 477, 147–159.

Hoffmann, L. J., Breitbarth, E., McGraw, C. M., Law, C. S., Currie, K. I., Hunter, K. A. (2013). A trace‐metal clean, pH‐controlled incubator system for ocean acidification incubation studies. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 11, 53-61.

Leduc, D., Rowden, A. A., Nodder, S. D., Berkenbusch, K., Probert, P. K., Hadfield, M. G. (2013): Unusually high food availability in Kaikoura Canyon linked to distinct deep-sea nematode community. Deep-Sea Research II, 104, 310–318.

Litchfield, N. J., Van Dissen, R., Sutherland, R., Barnes, P. M., et al. (16 others, including Nodder, S.). (2013). A model of active faulting in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 57, 32-56.

Olgun, N., Duggen, S., Langmann, B., Hort, M., Waythomas, C. F., Hoffmann, L., Croot, P. (2013). Geochemical evidence of oceanic iron fertilization by the Kasatochi volcanic eruption in 2008 and the potential impacts on Pacific sockeye salmon. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 488, 81-88.

Prebble, J. G., Crouch, E. M., Carter, L., Cortese, G., Nodder, S. D. (2013). Dinoflagellate cysts from two sediment traps east of New Zealand. Marine Micropaleontology, 104, 25–37.

Tatters, A. O., Roleda, M. Y., Schnetzer, A., Fu, F., Hurd, C. L., Boyd, P. W., Caron, D. A., Lie, A. A. Y., Hoffmann, L. J., Hutchins, D. A. (2013). Short-and long-term conditioning of a temperate marine diatom community to acidification and warming. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B, 368.

Weller, D. I., Law, C. S., Marriner, A., Nodder, S. D., Chang, F. H., Stephens, J. A., Wilhelm, S. W., Boyd, P. W., Sutton, P. J. H. (2013). Temporal variation of dissolved methane in a subtropical mesoscale eddy during a phytoplankton bloom in the southwest Pacific Ocean. Progress in Oceanography, 116, 193–206.


Boyd, P., Strzepek, R. W., Chiswell, S. et al. (12 others including S. Nodder). (2012). Microbial control of diatom bloom dynamics in the open ocean. Geophysical Research Letters, 39.

Knox, M. A., Hogg, I. D., Pilditch, C. A., Lörz, A.-N., Nodder, S. D. (2012). Abundance and diversity of epibenthic amphipods (Crustacea) in contrasting bathyal habitats. Deep-Sea Research I, 62, 1-9.

Leduc, D., Rowden, A. A., Bowden, D. A., Probert, P. K., Pilditch, C. A., Nodder, S. D. (2012). Unimodal relationship between biomass and species richness of deep-sea nematodes: implications for the link between productivity and diversity. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 454, 53-64.

Leduc, D., Rowden, A. A., Bowden, D. A., Nodder, S. D., Probert, P. K., Pilditch, C. A., Duineveld, G. C. A., Witbaard, R. (2012). Nematode beta diversity on the continental slope of New Zealand: spatial patterns and environmental drivers. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 454, 37-52.

Leduc, D., Rowden, A. A., Probert, P. K., Pilditch, C. A., Nodder, S. D., Vanreusel, A., Duineveld, G. C. A., Witbaard, R. (2012). Further evidence for the effect of particle-size diversity on deep-sea benthic biodiversity. Deep-sea Research I, 63, 164-169.

Nodder, S. D., Bowden, D. A., Pallentin, A., Mackay, K. (2012). Seafloor habitats and benthos of a continental ridge: Chatham Rise, New Zealand (Chapter 56). Seafloor Geomorphology as Benthic Habitat: GeoHAB Atlas of seafloor geomorphic features and benthic habitats, edited by P.T. Harris and E.K. Baker. Elsevier Insights: 763-776.

Stirling, M., McVerry, G., et al. (18 others, including Nodder, S.). (2012). National Seismic Hazard Model for New Zealand: 2010 Update. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 102, 1514-1542.

Zhou, K., Nodder, S. D., Dai, M., Hall, J. A. (2012). Insignificant enhancement of export flux in the highly productive Subtropical Front, east of New Zealand: A high resolution study of particle export fluxes based on 234Th:238U disequilibria. Biogeosciences, 9, 973-992.