Publications MSM10-3 (usually peer-reviewed)

Decelle, J., Andersen, A.C. and Hourdez, S. (2010): Morphological adaptations to chronic hypoxia in deep-sea decapod crustaceans from hydrothermal vents and cold seep. Marine Biology 157: 1259-1269. [DOI 10.1007/s00227-010-1406-8]

Fredslund, F., Borchert, M.S., Poulsen, J.-C., N, Perner, M., Streit, W. and Leggio, L.L. (2018): Structure of a hyperthermostable carbonic anhydrase identified from an active hydrothermal vent chimney. Enzyme and Microbial Technology: 114: 48-56. [ j.enzmictec.2018.03.009]

Klevenz, V., Bach, W., Schmidt, K., Hentscher, M., Koschinsky, A. and Petersen, S. (2011): Geochemistry of vent fluid particles formed during initial hydrothermal fluid-seawater mixing along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (G3) 12 (10): Q0AE05. [doi:10.1029/2011GC003704]

Klevenz, V., Sander, S., Perner, M. and Koschinsky, A. (2012): Amelioration of free copper by hydrothermal vent microbes as a response to high copper concentrations, Chemistry and Ecology. 28 (5): 405-420. [DOI:10.1080/02757540.2012.666531]

Koschinsky, A., Schmidt, K. and Garbe-Schönberg, D. (2020): Geochemical time series of hydrothermal fluids from the slow-spreading Mid-Atlantic Ridge: Implications of medium-term stability. Chemical Geology 552: 119760. []

Perner, M., Gonnella, G., Hourdez, S. Böhnke, S. Kurtz, S. and Girguis, P. (2013a): In situ chemistry and microbial community compositions in five deep-sea hydrothermal fluid samples from Irina II in the Logatchev field. Environmental Microbiology 15 (5): 1551–1560. [doi:10.1111/1462-2920.12038]

Perner, M., Hansen, M., Seifert, R., Strauss, H., Koschinsky, A., and Petersen S. (2013b): Linking geology, fluid chemistry, and microbial activity of basalt- and ultramafic-hosted deep-sea hydrothermal vent environments. Geobiology 11: 340-355. [DOI: 10.1111/gbi.12039]

Petersen, J.M., Zielinski, F.U., Pape, T., Seifert, R., Moraru, C., Amann, R., Hourdez, S., Giguis, P.R., Wankel, S.D., Barbe, V., Pelletier, E., Fink, D., Borowski, C., Bach, W., Dubilier, N. (2011): Hydrogen is an energy source for hydrothermal vent symbiosis. Nature 476: 176-180 (+ suppl). [doi:10.1038/nature10325]

Rossel, P., Stubbins, A., Rebling, T., Koschinsky, A., Hawkes, J.A. and Dittmar, T. (2017): Thermally altered marine dissolved organic matter in hydrothermal fluids. Organic Geochemistry 110: 73-86. []


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