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61 publications found:


  • Beirne N.H., S.J. Edmundson, S. Gao, J.C. Freeman, and M.H. Huesemann. 2023. "A Streamlined Approach to Characterize Microalgae Strains for Biomass Productivity Under Dynamic Climate Simulation Conditions." Algal Research 72. PNNL-SA-171622. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2023.103099
  • Chen M., S. Yim, D. Cox, Z. Yang, M.H. Huesemann, T. Mumford, and T. Wang. 2023. "Modeling and Analysis of a Novel Offshore Binary Species Free-Floating Longline Macroalgal Farming System." Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering 145, no. 2:Art. No. 021301. PNNL-SA-171580. doi:10.1115/1.4055803
  • Ding J., N.G. McDowell, Y. Fang, N.D. Ward, M. Kirwan, P.J. Regier, and P. Megonigal, et al. 2023. "Modeling the mechanisms of conifer mortality under seawater exposure." New Phytologist 239, no. 5:1679-1691. PNNL-SA-186478. doi:10.1111/nph.19076
  • Gao S., K.T. Pittman, S.J. Edmundson, M.H. Huesemann, M.A. Greer, W. Louie, and P.H. Chen, et al. 2023. "A newly isolated alkaliphilic cyanobacterium for biomass production with direct air CO2 capture." Journal of CO2 Utilization 69. PNNL-SA-178327. doi:10.1016/j.jcou.2023.102399
  • Hagos S.M., J. Jung, P. Ma, S. Lubis, K. Balaguru, C. Chang, and L. Leung. 2023. "East African Monsoon as a Drawbridge for the Circumnavigation of Madden-Julian Oscillation Events." Geophysical Research Letters 50, no. 12:Art. No. e2023GL102906. PNNL-SA-185746. doi:10.1029/2023GL102906
  • Hopple A.M., K. Doro, V.L. Bailey, B. Bond-Lamberty, N.G. McDowell, K.A. Morris, and A.N. Myers-Pigg, et al. 2023. "Attaining freshwater and estuarine-water soil saturation in an ecosystem-scale coastal flooding experiment." Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 195, no. 3:Art. No. 425. PNNL-SA-173432. doi:10.1007/s10661-022-10807-0
  • Huesemann M.H., S. Gao, S.J. Edmundson, L. Laurens, S. Van Wychen, N.H. Beirne, and A.E. Gutknecht, et al. 2023. "DISCOVR Strain Pipeline Screening – Part II: Winter and Summer Season Areal Productivities and Biomass Compositional Shifts in Climate-Simulation Photobioreactor Cultures." Algal Research 70. PNNL-SA-171358. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2022.102948
  • Huesemann M.H., S.J. Edmundson, S. Gao, S. Negi, T. Dale, A.E. Gutknecht, and H. Daligault, et al. 2023. "DISCOVR Strain Pipeline Screening – Part I: Maximum Specific Growth Rate as a Function of Temperature and Salinity for 38 Candidate Microalgae for Biofuels Production." Algal Research 71. PNNL-SA-172545. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2023.102996
  • Lubis S., S.M. Hagos, C. Chang, K. Balaguru, and L. Leung. 2023. "Cross-Equatorial Surges Boost MJO's Southward Detour over the Maritime Continent." Geophysical Research Letters 50, no. 15:e2023GL104770. PNNL-SA-185613. doi:10.1029/2023GL104770
  • McVey J.R., J.T. Zaengle, R.J. Cavagnaro, M.D. Fenn, B.E. Lommers, and C.R. Rumple. 2023. "Critical feature and seawater testing of cross-flow rotor components fabricated with additive manufacturing." In Proceedings of the 15th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, September 3-7, 2023, Bilbao, Spain, 15. PNNL-SA-186125. doi:10.36688/ewtec-2023-222
  • Neu V., M. Araujo, V. Guedes, N.D. Ward, M. Ribeiro, J.E. Richey, and A. Krusche. 2023. "Composition and Flux of Dissolved and Particulate Carbon and Nitrogen in the Lower Tocantins River." Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 128, no. 6:Art. No. e2022JG006846. PNNL-SA-166500. doi:10.1029/2022JG006846
  • Sather N.K. 2023. TEAMER - Acoustic Particle Velocity Measurements - CRADA 601 (Abstract). PNNL-34378. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Ward N.D. 2023. Electrochemical Acid Sequestration to Ease Ocean Acidification (EASE-OA) - CRADA 600 (Abstract). PNNL-34371. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Yan H., M.S. Wigmosta, M.H. Huesemann, N. Sun, and S. Gao. 2023. "An Ensemble Data Assimilation Modeling System for Operational Outdoor Microalgae Growth Forecasting." Biotechnology and Bioengineering 120, no. 2:426-443. PNNL-SA-173423. doi:10.1002/bit.28272


  • Balaguru K., G.R. Foltz, L. Leung, and S.M. Hagos. 2022. "Impact of rainfall on tropical cyclone-induced sea surface cooling." Geophysical Research Letters 49, no. 10:Art. No. e2022GL098187. PNNL-SA-172881. doi:10.1029/2022GL098187
  • Balaguru K., G.R. Foltz, L. Leung, W. Xu, D. Kim, H. Lopez, and R. West. 2022. "Increasing hurricane intensification rate near the US Atlantic coast." Geophysical Research Letters 49, no. 20:Art. No. e2022GL099793. PNNL-SA-164456. doi:10.1029/2022GL099793
  • Branch R.A., F.M. Ticona Rollano, E.D. Cotter, J.R. McVey, I. Rigor, and R.J. Cavagnaro. 2022. "Marine Renewable Energy for Arctic Observations." Frontiers in Marine Science. PNNL-SA-173773. doi:10.3389/fmars.2022.970337
  • Branch R.A., R.J. Cavagnaro, A.M. Turpin, J.R. McVey, M. Wickett, M. Wickett, and W. Boult, et al. 2022. "Vortex Induced Vibration Test of the WITT Device in a Tidal Channel." In OCEANS 2022, October 17-20, 2022, Hampton Roads, VA, 1-7. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-178071. doi:10.1109/OCEANS47191.2022.9977026
  • Cotter E.D., P.J. Regier, E.E. Walters, N.D. Ward, and R.J. Cavagnaro. 2022. Autonomous measurements of carbon dioxide uptake in a blue carbon habitat. PNNL-33489. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Autonomous measurements of carbon dioxide uptake in a blue carbon habitat
  • Farr H.K., J.M. Whiting, and A.E. Copping. 2022. Use of Tethys Engineering by the Marine Energy Community: User Review Report. PNNL-32960. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Use of Tethys Engineering by the Marine Energy Community: User Review Report
  • Feng Y., J. Huang, Y. Du, K. Balaguru, W. Ma, Q. Feng, and X. Wan, et al. 2022. "Drivers of phytoplankton variability in and near the Pearl River Estuary, South China Sea during Typhoon Hato (2017): A numerical study." Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 127, no. 10:Art. No. e2022JG006924. PNNL-SA-178153. doi:10.1029/2022JG006924
  • Gao S., S.J. Edmundson, and M.H. Huesemann. 2022. "Oxygen stress mitigation for microalgal biomass productivity improvement in outdoor raceway ponds." Algal Research 68. PNNL-SA-171541. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2022.102901
  • Grear M.E., J.R. McVey, E.D. Cotter, N.G. Williams, and R.J. Cavagnaro. 2022. "Quantifying Background Magnetic Fields at Marine Energy Sites: Challenges and Recommendations." Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 10, no. 5:Art. No. 687. PNNL-SA-170089. doi:10.3390/jmse10050687
  • Hagos S.M., L. Leung, C. Zhang, and K. Balaguru. 2022. "An Observationally Trained Markov Model for MJO Propagation." Geophysical Research Letters 49, no. 2:Art. No. e2021GL095663. PNNL-SA-165371. doi:10.1029/2021GL095663
  • Johnson P., S. Merle, T. Bjorklund, S. Hautala, T. Baumberger, S. Walker, and J. Liu, et al. 2022. "Methane Plume Emissions Associated With Puget Sound Faults in the Cascadia Forearc." Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. G3 23, no. 1:Art. No. e2021GC010211. PNNL-SA-166987. doi:10.1029/2021GC010211
  • Lee M., N.D. Ward, M. Leach, and R. Kent. 2022. "A Resonant Electro-Physical Transmutation Method for Water Purification." npj Clean Water 5, no. 31:Art. No. 35. PNNL-SA-170946. doi:10.1038/s41545-022-00179-w
  • Li W., N.G. McDowell, H. Zhang, W. Wang, D. Mackay, R.T. Leff, and P. Zhang, et al. 2022. "The influence of increasing atmospheric CO2, temperature, and vapor pressure deficit on seawater-induced tree mortality." New Phytologist 235, no. 5:1767-1779. PNNL-SA-174321. doi:10.1111/nph.18275
  • Mahon A.M. 2022. "Foreword: Message from the MTS Journal Editor." Marine Technology Society Journal 56, no. 2:7. PNNL-SA-172363. doi:10.4031/MTSJ.56.2.9
  • Mahon A.M. 2022. "Forward: Message From the MTS Journal Editor." Marine Technology Society Journal 56, no. 4:6. PNNL-SA-175953. doi:10.4031/MTSJ.56.4.15
  • McDowell N.G., M. Ball, B. Bond-Lamberty, M. Kirwan, K.W. Krauss, P. Megonigal, and M. Mencuccini, et al. 2022. "Processes and mechanisms of coastal woody-plant mortality." Global Change Biology 28, no. 20:5881-5900. PNNL-SA-174071. doi:10.1111/gcb.16297
  • Pan H., J.E. Strivens, L. Kuo, and C.M. Wai. 2022. "Sequestering Rare Earth Elements and Precious Metals from Seawater Using a Highly Efficient Polymer Adsorbent Derived from Acrylic Fiber." Metals 12, no. 5:Art. No. 849. PNNL-SA-164913. doi:10.3390/met12050849
  • Regier P.J., M.T. Duggan, A.N. Myers-Pigg, and N.D. Ward. 2022. "Effects of Random Forest modeling decisions on biogeochemical time series predictions." Limnology and Oceanography Methods. PNNL-SA-169660. doi:10.1002/lom3.10523
  • Reynolds D.T., J. Caminiti, S.J. Edmundson, S. Gao, M. Wick, and M.H. Huesemann. 2022. "Seaweed proteins are nutritionally valuable components in the human diet." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 116, no. 4:855–861. PNNL-SA-169695. doi:10.1093/ajcn/nqac190
  • Sather N.K. 2022. TEAMER - DAISY Flow-noise Testing - CRADA 578 (Abstract). PNNL-33681. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. TEAMER - DAISY Flow-noise Testing - CRADA 578 (Abstract)
  • Sheridan L.M., R. Krishnamurthy, G. Garcia Medina, B.J. Gaudet, W.I. Gustafson, A.M. Mahon, and W.J. Shaw, et al. 2022. "Offshore Reanalysis Wind Speed Assessment Across the Wind Turbine Rotor Layer off the United States Pacific Coast." Wind Energy Science 7, no. 5:2059–2084. PNNL-SA-169723. doi:10.5194/wes-7-2059-2022
  • Wang W., P. Zhang, H. Zhang, C. Grossiord, S.C. Pennington, M.J. Norwood, and W. Li, et al. 2022. "Severe declines in hydraulic capacity and associated carbon starvation drive mortality in seawater exposed Sitka-spruce (Picea sitchensis) trees." Environmental Research Communications 4, no. 3:Art. No. 035005. PNNL-SA-171334. doi:10.1088/2515-7620/ac5f7d


  • Adiga P.P., N. Doi, C. Wong, D.M. Santosa, L. Kuo, G.A. Gill, and J.A. Silverstein, et al. 2021. "The Influence of Transitional Metal Dopants on Reducing Chlorine Evolution During the Electrolysis of Raw Seawater." Applied Sciences 11, no. 24:Art. No. 11911. PNNL-SA-165321. doi:10.3390/app112411911
  • Asmussen R.M., K.A. Stoerzinger, L. Kuo, N. Doi, D.M. Santosa, and G.A. Gill. 2021. The Storage of Marine Hydrokinetic Power through Hydrogen Production. PNNL-29248. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The Storage of Marine Hydrokinetic Power through Hydrogen Production
  • Balaguru K., L. Leung, S.M. Hagos, and S. Krishnakumar. 2021. "An oceanic pathway for Madden-Julian Oscillation influence on Maritime Continent Tropical Cyclones." npj Climate and Atmospheric Science 4, no. 1:Art. No. 52. PNNL-SA-161677. doi:10.1038/s41612-021-00208-4
  • Balaguru K., L. Van Roekel, L. Leung, and M. Veneziani. 2021. "Subtropical Eastern North Pacific SST bias in earth system models." Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 126, no. 8:e2021JC017359. PNNL-SA-160304. doi:10.1029/2021JC017359
  • Cavagnaro R.J., A.E. Copping, D.S. Jenne, and J. Garson. 2021. "Research and Development Pathways for Powering the Blue Economy with Marine Renewable Energy." In Proceedings of the 14th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC 2021), September 5-9, 2021, Virtual, Online, 2033-1 - 2033-7. Southampton:European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference Series. PNNL-SA-160755.
  • Condon C.A., P. Ivanusa, J.M. Whiting, P. Mirick, A.L. Bunn, C.B. Varnum-Lowry, and P.J. Jensen. 2021. "Fate and Transport of Unruptured Tri-structural Isotropic (TRISO) Fuel Particles in the Event of Environmental Release for Advanced and Micro Reactor Applications." Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 234. PNNL-SA-156622. doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2021.106630
  • Cotter E.D., R.J. Cavagnaro, A.E. Copping, and S.H. Geerlofs. 2021. "Powering Negative-Emissions Technologies with Marine Renewable Energy." In OCEANS 2021, September 20-23, San Diego, CA, 1-8. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-164551. doi:10.23919/OCEANS44145.2021.9705807
  • Dac Da N., G.R. Foltz, and K. Balaguru. 2021. "Observed Global Increases in Tropical Cyclone-Induced Ocean Cooling and Primary Production." Geophysical Research Letters 48, no. 9:e2021GL092574. PNNL-SA-157500. doi:10.1029/2021GL092574
  • Dizon C.N., R.J. Cavagnaro, B. Robertson, and T.K. Brekken. 2021. "Modular Horizontal Pendulum Wave Energy Converter: Exploring Feasibility to Power Ocean Observation Applications in the U.S. Pacific Northwest." IET Renewable Power Generation 15, no. 14:3354-3367. PNNL-SA-164719. doi:10.1049/rpg2.12268
  • Fu M., L.G. Hemery, and N.K. Sather. 2021. Cost Efficiency of Environmental DNA as Compared to Conventional Methods for Biodiversity Monitoring Purposes at Marine Energy Sites. PNNL-32310. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Cost Efficiency of Environmental DNA as Compared to Conventional Methods for Biodiversity Monitoring Purposes at Marine Energy Sites
  • Krishnamurthy R., G. Garcia Medina, B.J. Gaudet, A.M. Mahon, R.K. Newsom, W.J. Shaw, and L.M. Sheridan. 2021. "Potential of Offshore Wind Energy Off the Coast of California." In OCEANS 2021, September 20-23, San Diego, CA, 1-6. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-164552. doi:10.23919/OCEANS44145.2021.9705976
  • Krishnan A., M. Likhogrud, M. Cano, S.J. Edmundson, J. Melanson, M.H. Huesemann, and J. Mcgowen, et al. 2021. "Picochlorum celeri as a model system for robust outdoor algal growth in seawater." Scientific Reports 11, no. 1:11649. PNNL-SA-161355. doi:10.1038/s41598-021-91106-5
  • Reynolds D.T., M.H. Huesemann, S.J. Edmundson, A.C. Sims, B. Hurst, S.L. Cady, and N.H. Beirne, et al. 2021. "Viral Inhibitors Derived from Macroalgae, Microalgae, and Cyanobacteria: A review of antiviral potential throughout pathogenesis." Algal Research 57. PNNL-SA-161240. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2021.102331
  • Sawakuchi H.O., D. Bastviken, A. Enrich-Prast, N.D. Ward, P. Camargo, and J.E. Richey. 2021. "Low diffusive methane emissions from the main channel of a large Amazonian run-of-the-river reservoir attributed to high methane oxidation." Frontiers in Environmental Science 9. PNNL-SA-160843. doi:10.3389/fenvs.2021.655455
  • Strivens J.E., L. Kuo, Y. Liu, and K.L. Noor. 2021. "Spatial and temporal baseline of perfluorooctanesulfonic acid retained in sediment core samples from Puget Sound, Washington, USA." Marine Pollution Bulletin 167. PNNL-SA-152780. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2021.112381
  • Valerio A., M. Kampel, V. Vantrepotte, N.D. Ward, and J.E. Richey. 2021. "Optical classification of Lower Amazon waters based on in situ data and Sentinel-3 Ocean and Land Color Instrument imagery." Remote Sensing 13, no. 16:3057. PNNL-SA-162771. doi:10.3390/rs13163057
  • Xu W., K. Balaguru, A. August, N. Lalo, N.O. Hodas, M. DeMaria, and D.R. Judi. 2021. "Deep Learning Experiments for Tropical Cyclone Intensity Forecasts." Weather and Forecasting 36, no. 4:1453–1470. PNNL-SA-153486. doi:10.1175/WAF-D-20-0104.1
  • Yan H., M.S. Wigmosta, N. Sun, M.H. Huesemann, and S. Gao. 2021. "Real-Time Ensemble Microalgae Growth Forecasting with Data Assimilation." Biotechnology and Bioengineering 118, no. 3:1419-1424. PNNL-SA-153734. doi:10.1002/bit.27663


  • Balaguru K., C. Patricola, S.M. Hagos, L. Leung, and L. Dong. 2020. "Enhanced predictability of Eastern North Pacific Tropical cyclone activity using the ENSO Longitude Index." Geophysical Research Letters 47, no. 16:Article No. e2020GL088849. PNNL-SA-153159. doi:10.1029/2020GL088849
  • Cavagnaro R.J., A.E. Copping, R. Green, D. Greene, D.S. Jenne, D.J. Rose, and D.M. Overhus. 2020. "Powering the Blue Economy: Progress Exploring Marine Renewable Energy Integration With Ocean Observations." Marine Technology Society Journal 54, no. 6:114-125. PNNL-SA-154165. doi:10.4031/MTSJ.54.6.11
  • Cavagnaro R.J., C. Matthews, D.L. Hume, R. Raye, A.E. Copping, and D.S. Jenne. 2020. "Enabling Marine Energy Integration for Ocean Observing: Functional Requirements." In Global Oceans 2020: Singapore – U.S. Gulf Coast, October 5-30, 2020, Biloxi, MS, 01-07. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-155589. doi:10.1109/IEEECONF38699.2020.9389228
  • Copping A.E., L.G. Hemery, D.M. Overhus, L. Garavelli, M.C. Freeman, J.M. Whiting, and A.M. Gorton, et al. 2020. "Potential environmental effects of marine renewable energy development – the state of the science." Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 8, no. 11:Article No. 879. PNNL-SA-156387. doi:10.3390/jmse8110879
  • Liu J., R.J. Cavagnaro, Z. Deng, Y. Shao, L. Kuo, M. Nguyen, and V. Glezakou. 2020. "Renewable Ammonia as An Energy Fuel for Ocean Exploration and Transportation." Marine Technology Society Journal 54, no. 6:126-136. PNNL-SA-154458. doi:10.4031/MTSJ.54.6.12
  • Whiting J.M., T. Wang, Z. Yang, M.H. Huesemann, P.J. Wolfram, T. Mumford, and D. Righi. 2020. "Simulating the Trajectory and Biomass Growth of Free-Floating Macroalgal Cultivation Platforms along the U.S. West Coast." Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 8, no. 11:938. PNNL-SA-155985. doi:10.3390/jmse8110938
  • Wiechert A.I., A. Ladshaw, L. Kuo, H. Pan, J.E. Strivens, N.J. Schlafer, and J.R. Wood, et al. 2020. "Uranium recovery from seawater using amidoxime-based braided polymers synthesized from acrylic fibers." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 59, no. 31:13988-13996. PNNL-SA-152394. doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.0c01573

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