Research Submersible JAGO

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Publications related to dives with JAGO

Scientific publications related to / based on observations, samples and data collected by manned submersible JAGO

Total number of scientific publications since the start of operation in 1989: 228

Number of scientific publications since stationed at GEOMAR 2006: 146

last update: October 2021


Selection of scientific publications:

Stenvers VI, Gonzales BC, Goetz FE, Hemmi JM, Jessop A-L, Lin C, Hoving HJT, Osborn KJ, Extraordinary eyes reveal hidden diversity within a holopelagic genus Paraphronima (Amphipoda: Hyperiidae). In press Deep Sea Research Part I 2021 Volume 177, 103610

Wisshak M, Meyer N, Kuklinski P, Rüggeberg A , Freiwald A (2021) ‘Ten Years After’ – a long-term settlement and bioerosion experiment in an Arctic rhodolith bed (Mosselbukta, Svalbard). Geobiology. 25 pp.

Teichert S, Löder MGJ, Pyko I, Mordek M, Schulbert C, Wisshak M, Laforsch C (2021) Microplastic contamination of the drilling bivalve Hiatella arctica in Arctic rhodolith beds. Scientific Reports 11: article 14574, 12 pp.

Lin, C., Hoving, H.-J.T., Cronin, Th.W., Osborn, K.J. (2021). TW, Osborn KJ. 2021. Strange eyes, strange brains: exceptional diversity of optic lobe organization in midwater crustaceans. Proc. R. Soc. B. 288: 20210216.

Stenvers, V.I., Hauss, H., Osborn, K., Neitzel, Ph., Merten, V., Scheer, St., Robison, B.H., Freitas, R., Hoving, H.-J. T. (2021) Distribution, associations and role in the biological carbon pump of Pyrosoma atlanticum (Tunicata, Thaliacea) off Cabo Verde, NE Atlantic. Nature Scientific Reports 11-9231,

Hetzinger S, Halfar J, Zajacz Z, Möller M, Wisshak M (2021) Late twentieth century increase in northern Spitsbergen (Svalbard) glacier‑derived runoff tracked by coralline algal Ba/Ca ratios. Climate Dynamics 56: 3295-3303.

Treude, T., Krause, S., Steinle, L., Burwicz, E., Hamdan, L.J., Niemann, H., Feseker, T., Liebetrau, V., Krastel, S., Berndt, C. (2020). Biogeochemical consequences of nonvertical methane transport in sediment offshore northwestern Svalbard. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 125. 26 pages. E2019JG005371.

Dorey, N., Gjelsvik Ø., Kutti, T., and Büscher, J. (2020). Broad thermal tolerance in the cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa from Artic and Boreal reefs. Front. Physiol. 10:1636.

Wisshak, M., Neumann, H., Rüggeberg, A., Büscher, J., Linke, P., Raddatz, J. (2019). Epibethos dynamics and environmental fluctuations in two contrasting polar carbonate factories (Mosselbukta and Bjørnøy-Banken, Svalbard). Front. Mar. Sci. 6:667.

Büscher JV, Wisshak M, Form AU, Titschack J, Nachtigall K, Riebesell U. (2019). In situ growth and bioerosion rates of Lophelia pertusa in a Norwegian fjord and open shelf cold-water coral habitat. PeerJ 7:e7586

Hetzinger, S., Halfar, J., Zajacz, Z. and Wisshak, M. (2019). Early stage of 20th-century Artic sea-ice decline recorded in Svalbard coralline algae. Geology. V. 47, p., DOI 10.1130/G46505.1

Hoving, H. J. T., Neitzel, P. und Robison, B. (2018). In situ observations lead to the discovery of the large ctenophore Kiyohimea usagi (Lobata: Eurhamphaeidae) in the eastern tropical Atlantic. Zootaxa, 4526 (2). pp. 232-238. DOI 10.11646/zootaxa.4526.2.8.

Santín, A., Grinyó, J., Ambroso, St., Uriz, M.J., Gori, A., Dominguez-Carrió, C., and Gili, J-M. (2018). Sponge assemblages on the Deep Mediterranean continental shelf and slope (Menorca Channel, Western Mediterranean Sea). Deep Sea Research Part I 131: 75-86.

GEOMAR Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung, Hissmann, K., and Schauer, J. (2017). Manned submersible "JAGO". Journal of large-scale research facilities, 3, A 110.

Büscher, J., Form, A., and Riebesell, U. (2017). Interactive effects of ocean acidification and warming on growth, fitness and survival of the cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa under different food availability. Frontiers in Marine Sciences, 4, article 101.

Graves, C. A., James, R. H., Sapart, C. J., Stott, A. W., Wright, I. C., Berndt, C., Westbrook, G. K. & Connelly, D. P. (2017). Methane in shallow subsurface sediments at the landward limit of the gas hydrate stability zone offshore western Svalbard. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 198, 419-438.

Jessen, G. L., Lichtschlag, A., Struck, U., & Boetius, A. (2016). Distribution and composition of thiotrophic mats in the hypoxic zone of the Black Sea (150-170 m water depth, Crimea margin). Frontiers in Microbiology, 7, 1011. 

Grinyó, J., Gori, A., Ambroso, S., Purroy, A., Calatayud, C., Dominguez-Carrió, C., Coppari, M., Lo Iacono, C., López-González, P.J. & Gili, J.-M. (2016). Diversity, distribution and population size structure of deep Mediterranean gorgonian assemblages (Menorca Channel, Western Mediterranean Sea). Progress in Oceanography, 145, 42-56.

Schneider von Deimling, J., Linke, P., Schmidt, M. & Rehder, G. (2015). Ongoing methane discharge at well site 22/4b (North Sea) and discovery of a spiral vortex bubble plume motion. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 68, 718-730. 

Hennige, S. J., Morrison, C. L., Form, A. U., Büscher, J., Kamenos, N. A. & Roberts, J. M. (2014). Self-recognition in corals facilitates deep-sea habitat engineering. Scientific Reports, 4, 6782.

Berndt, C., Feseker, T., Treude, T., Krastel, S., Liebetrau, V., Niemann, H., Bertics, V. J., Dumke, I., Dünnbier, K., Ferre, B., Graves, C., Gross, F., Hissmann, K., Hühnerbach, V., Krause, S., Lieser, K., Schauer, J. & Steinle, L. (2014). Temporal constraints on hydrate-controlled methane seepage off Svalbard. Science, 343(6168), 284-287.

Gori, A., Orejas, C., Madurell, T., Bramanti, L., Martins, M., Quintanilla, E., Marti-Puig, P., Lo Iacono, C., Puig, P., Requena, S., Greenacre, M., & Gili, M.-J. (2013). Bathymetrical distribution and size structure of cold-water coral populations in the Cap de Creus and Lacaze-Duthiers canyons (northwestern Mediterranean). Biogeosciences, 10, 2049-2060.

Spezzaferri, S., Rüggeberg, A., Stalder, C. and Margreth, S. (2013).  Benthic foraminifer assemblages from Norwegian cold-water coral reefs. Journal of Foraminiferal Research, 43(1), 21-39.

Purser, A., Orejas, C., Gori, A., Tong, R., Unnithan, V., & Thomsen, L. (2013). Local variation in the distribution of benthic megafauna species associated with cold-water coral reefs on the Norwegian margin. Continental Shelf Research, 54, 37-51.

Form, A. & Riebesell, U. (2012). Acclimation to ocean acidification during long-term CO2 exposure in the cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa. Global Change Biology, 18(3), 843-853.

Schöttner, S., Wild, C., Hoffmann, F., Boetius, A., & Ramette, A. (2012). Spatial scales of bacterial diversity in cold-water coral reef ecosystems. PLoS ONE 7(3): e32093.

Teichert, S., Woelkerling, W. Rüggeberg, A., Wisshak, M., Piepenburg, D., Meyerhöfer, M., Form, A., Büdenbender, J., & Freiwald, A. (2012). Rhodolith beds (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) and their physical and biological environment at 80 degrees 31 ' N in Nordkappbukta (Nordaustlandet, Svalbard Archipelago, Norway). Phycologia, 51(4), 371-390.

Lampert, K.P., Fricke, H., Hissmann, K., Schauer, J., Blassmann, K., Ngatunga, B.P., & Schartl, M. (2012). Population divergence in East African coelacanths. Current Biology, 22(11), R439-R440,

Rüggeberg, A., Flögel, S., Dullo, W. C., Hissmann, K. & Freiwald, A. (2011). Water mass characteristics and sill dynamics in a subpolar cold-water coral reef setting at Stjernsund, northern Norway. Marine Geology, 282(1/2), 5-12.

Fricke, H., Hissmann, K., Froese, R., Schauer, J., Plante, R. & Fricke, S. (2011).  The population biology of the living coelacanth studied over 21 years. Marine Biology, 158(7), 1511-1522.

Orejas, C., Gori, A., Lo Iacono, C., Puig, P., Gili, J.-M., & Dale, M.R.T. (2009). Cold-water corals in the Cap de Creus canyon, northwestern Mediterranean: spatial distribution, density and anthropogenic impact. Marine Ecology Progress Series 397, 37-51.

Hissmann, K., Fricke, H., Schauer, J., Ribbink, T., Roberts, M., Sink, K., and Heemstra, P. (2006). The South African coelacanth - an account on what is known after three submersible expeditions. South African Journal of Sceince, 102(9-10), 491-500.

Schartl, M., Hornung, U., Hissmann, K., Schauer, J. & Fricke, H. (2005). Genetics: Relatedness among east African coelacanths. Nature, 435, 901.

Reitner, J., Peckmann, J., Reimer, A., Schumann, G., & Thiel, V. (2005). Methane-derived carbonate build-ups and associated microbial communities at cold seeps on the lower Crimean shelf (Black Sea). Facies 51, 66-79.

Treude, T., Knittel, K., Blumenberg, M., Seifert, R. & Boetius, A. (2005). Subsurface microbial methanotrophic mats in the Black Sea. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 71(10), 6375-6378.

Hissmann, K. (2005). In situ observations on benthic siphonophores (Rhodaliidae, Physonectae) and descriptions of three new species from Indonesia and South Africa. Systematics and Biodiversity, 2(3), 223-249.

Kuhn, T., Herzig, P., Hannington, M. D., Garbe-Schönberg, C. D. & Stoffers, P.    (2003). Origin of fluids and anhydrite precipitation at the sediment-hosted Grimsey hydrothermal field north of Iceland. Chemical Geology, 202(1-2), 5-21.

Stevenson, I.R., & Bamford, M.K. (2003). Submersible-based observations of in-situ fossil tree trunks in Late Cretaceous seafloor outcrops, Orange Basin, western offshore, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology 106(4), 315-326.

Freiwald, A., Hühnerbach, V., Lindberg, B., Wilson, J. B. & Campbell, J. (2002).  The Sula Reef Complex, Norwegian Shelf. Facies, 47(1), 179-200.

Huber, H., Hohn, M.J., Rachel, R., Fuchs, T., Wimmer V.C., & Stetter, K.O. (2002). A new phylum of Archaea represented by a nanosized hyperthermophilic symbiont. Nature, 417, 63-67.

De Ronde, C.E.J., Stoffers, P., Garbe-Schönberger, D., Christenson, B.W., Jones, B., Manconi, R., Browne, P.R.L., Hissmann, K., Botz, R., Davy, B.W., Schmitt, M., & Battershill, C.N. (2002). Discovery of active hydrothermal venting in Lake Taupo, New Zealand. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 115, 257-275.

Hannington, M., Herzig, P., Stoffers, P., Scholten, J., Botz, R., Garbe-Schönberg, D., Jonasson, I.R., Roest, W. & Shipboard Scientific Party. (2001). First observations of high temperature submarine hydrothermal vents and massive anhydrite deposits off the north coast of Iceland. Marine Geology 177(3-4), 199-220.

Fricke, H., Hissmann, K., Schauer, J., Erdmann, M., Moosa, M.K., & Plante, R. (2000). Biogeography of the Indonesian coelacanths. Nature 403(6765), 38.

Colonna, M., Casanova, J., Dullo, W.-C., & Camoin, G. (1996). Sea-level changes and δ18O record for the past 34,000 yr from Mayotte Reef, Indian Ocean. Quaternary Research, 46(3), 335-339.

Fricke, H. & Hissmann, K. (1994). Home range and migrations of the living coelacanth Latimeria chalumnae. Marine Biology, 120, 171-180.

Fricke, H. & Hissmann, K. (1990). Natural habitat of the coelacanth. Nature, 346, 323-324.

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    Dr. Peter Linke
    GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
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    Jan Fleer
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