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Haulsee, D. E., Breece, M. W., Oliver, M. J., Fox, D. A. Is simple sometimes better? A test of the transferability of species distribution models. 2020. Accepted. ICES Journal of Marine Science

Welch, H. Brodie, S., Bograd, S. J., Jacox, M. G., Robinson, D., Oliver, M. J., Wilson, C., Hazen, E. L. Challenges and considerations for transferring operational tools between ocean color products. Remote Sensing of the Environment. 242(1) DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2020.111753

Gradone, J. C.*, Oliver, M. J., Davies, A. R., Irwin, A., Moffat, C. Sea Surface Kinetic Energy as a Proxy for Phytoplankton Light Limitation in the Pelagic Southern Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research. 125(3). DOI:10.1029/2019JC015646


Cowall*, S. T., Oliver, M. J., Cook, P. Effects of solar radiation, vertical diffusion, and mixed layer depth on the dynamics of a reaction-diffusion NPZ model. 2019. Journal of Plankton Research. 41(6), 879-892,

Hudson*, K., M. J. Oliver, K. Bernard, M. A. Cimino, W. Fraser, J. Kohut, H. Statscewich, & P. Winsor. 2019. Reevaluating the canyon hypothesis in a biological hotspot in the Western Antarctic Peninsula. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 124, 6345–6359. DOI: 10.1029/ 2019JC015195.

Carvalho, F., J. Fitzsimmons, N. Couto, N. Waite, M. Gorbunov, J. Kohut, M. J. Oliver, R. Sherrell, & O. Schofield. 2019. Testing the Canyon Hypothesis: Evaluating light and nutrient controls of phytoplankton growht in penguin foraging hotspots along the West Antarctic Peninsula. Limnology and Oceanography. DOI: 10.1002/LNO.11313.

Davies*, A. R., F. Veron, M. J. Oliver. 2019. Biofloat observations of a phytoplankton bloom and carbon export in the Drake Passage. Deep Sea Research Part I. DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr.2019.02.004.

Oliver, M. J., J. T. Kohut, K. Bernard, W. Fraser, P. Winsor, H. Statscewich, E. Fredj, M. Cimino, D. Patterson-Fraser, F. Carvalho. 2019. Central place foragers select ocean surface convergent features despite differing foraging strategies. Scientific Reports. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-35901-7

Hobday, A. J., J. R. Hartog, J. P. Manderson, K. E. Mills, M. J. Oliver, A. J. Pershing, S. Siedlecki . 2019. Ethical considerations and unanticipated consequences associated with ecological forecasting for marine resources. ICES Journal of Marine Science. DOI: 10.1093/icesjms/fsy210.


Haulsee*, D. E., M. W. Breece*, L. M. Brown, B. M. Wetherbee, D. A. Fox, M. J. Oliver. 2018. Spatial Ecology of Carcharias taurus in the Northwestern Mid-Atlantic Coastal Ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 2018. Marine Ecology Progress Series 597:191-206.

Breece*, M. W., D. A. Fox, and M. J. Oliver. 2018. Environmental Drivers of Adult Atlantic Sturgeon Movement and Residency in the Delaware Bay. Marine and Coastal Fisheries. 10:269–280. DOI: 10.1002/mcf2.10025.

Kohut, J. T., P. Winsor, H. Statscewich, M. J. Oliver, E. Fredj, N. Couto, K. Bernard, W. Fraser. 2018. Variability in summer surface residence time within a West Antarctic peninsula biological hotspot. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A,


Breece, M. W., D. A. Fox, D. E. Haulsee, I. Wirgin, and M. J. Oliver. 2017. Satellite Driven Distribution Models of Endangered Atlantic Sturgeon Occurrence in the Mid-Atlantic. ICES Journal of Marine Science fsx187.

Lee*, J. F., Friedlaender, A. S., Oliver, M. J., DeLiberty, T. 2017.Behavior of satellite-tracked Antarctic minke whales (Balaenoptera bonaerensis) in relation to environmental factors around the western Antarctic Peninsula. Animal Biotelemetry,

Mannocci, L., Boustany, A. M., Roberts, J. J, Dunn, D. C., Halpin, P. N., Viehman, S., Moxley, J., Cleary, J., Bailey, H., Bograd, S., Becker, E., Gardner, B., Hartog, J., Hazen, E., Ferguson, M., Forney, K., Kinlan, B., Oliver, M. J., Palacios, D., Peretti, C., Ridoux, V., Teo, S., Winship A. 2017. Temporal resolutions in species distribution models of highly mobile marine animals: Recommendations for ecologists and managers. Diversity and Distributions 23:1098-1109

Oliver, M. J., Breece*, M. W., Haulsee*, D. E., Cimino, M. A., Kohut, J., Aragon, D., Fox, D. A. 2017. Factors affecting detection efficiency of mobile telemetry Slocum gliders. Animal Biotelemetry

Bernard, K., Cimino, M., Fraser, W., Kohut, J., Oliver, M., Patterson-Fraser, D., Schofield, O., Statscewich, H., Steinberg, D., Winsor P. 2017. Factors that affect the nearshore aggregations of Antarctic krill in a biological hotspot, Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, Volume 126, Pages 139-147.

Carvalho, F., Kohut, J., Oliver, M. J., Schofield, O. 2017. Defining the ecologically relevant mixed-layer depth for Antarctica’s coastal seas. Geophysical Research Letters, 44, 338–345, doi: 10.1002/2016GL071205.


Haulsee*, D.E., Fox, D.A., Breece*, M.W., Brown, L.M., Kneebone, J., Skomal, G.B. and Oliver, M.J., 2016. Social Network Analysis Reveals Potential Fission-Fusion Behavior in a Shark. Scientific Reports, 6. doi: 10.1038/srep34087

Cimino*, M.A., Lynch, H.J., Saba, V.S. and Oliver, M.J., 2016. Projected asymmetric response of Adélie penguins to Antarctic climate change. Scientific Reports, 6. doi: 10.1038/srep28785

Carvalho, F., Kohut, J., Oliver, M.J., Sherrell, R.M. and Schofield, O., 2016. Mixing and phytoplankton dynamics in a submarine canyon in the West Antarctic Peninsula. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 121(7), pp.5069-5083. DOI: 10.1002/2016JC011650

Kavanaugh, M.T., Oliver, M.J., Chavez, F.P., Letelier, R.M., Muller-Karger, F.E. and Doney, S.C., 2016. Seascapes as a new vernacular for pelagic ocean monitoring, management and conservation. ICES Journal of Marine Science: Journal du Conseil, 73(7), pp.1839-1850.doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsw086

Scales, K. L., Hazen, E. L., Jacoz, M. G., Edwards, C. A., Boustany, A. M., Oliver, M. J., Bograd, S. J. 2016. Scales of inference: on the sensitivity of habitat models for wide-ranging marine predators to the resolution of environmental data. Ecography. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.02272

Haulsee* D.E., Fox D.A., Breece* M.W., Clauss T.M., Oliver M.J. (2016) Implantation and Recovery of Long-Term Archival Transceivers in a Migratory Shark with High Site Fidelity. PLoS ONE 11(2): e0148617. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0148617

Breece*, M. W., Fox, D. A., Dunton, K. J., Frisk, M. G., Jordaan, A., Oliver, M. J. (2016), Dynamic seascapes predict the marine occurrence of an endangered species: Atlantic Sturgeon Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12532

Cimino*, M.A., M.A. Moline, W.R. Fraser, D.L. Patterson-Fraser, M.J. Oliver. 2016. Climate-driven sympatry may not lead to foraging competition between congeneric top predators. Scientific Reports 6, 18820.


Sha, J., Young-Heon, J., Oliver, M. J., Kohut, J. T., Shatley, M., Liu, W. T., Yan, X. H. 2015. A case study of large phytoplankton blooms off the New Jersey coast with multi-sensor observations. Continental Shelf Research. doi:10.1016/j.csr.2015.07.006.

Haulsee*, D. E., Breece*, M. W., Miller, D. C., Wetherbee, B. M., Fox, D. A., Oliver, M. J. 2015. Habitat selection of a coastal shark species estimated from an autonomous underwater vehicle. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 528:277-288 doi: 10.3354/meps11259

Wirgin, I., M. W. Breece*, D. A. Fox, L. Maceda, K. W. Wark, and T. King. 2015. Origin of Atlantic Sturgeon Collected of the Delaware Coast During Spring Months. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 35:10-20.


Kohut, J., Bernard, K., Fraser, W., Oliver, M. J., Statscewich, H., Winsor, P., Miles, T. Studying the Impacts of Local Oceanographic Processes on Adélie Penguin Foraging Ecology. 2014. Marine Technology Society Journal. doi:

Severin T., Conan P., Durrieu de Madron X., Houpert L, Oliver M. J., Oriol L., Caparros J., Ghiglione J. F., Pujo-Pay M. 2014. Impact of open-ocean convection on nutrients, phytoplankton biomass and activity. Deep-Sea Research I. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2014.07.015

Cimino*, M. A., Fraser, W. R., Patterson-Fraser, D. L., Saba, V. S., Oliver, M. J. 2014. Large-scale climate and local weather drive interannual variability in Adélie Penguin chick fledging mass. Marine Ecology Progress Series. doi: 10.3354/meps10928.

Salter, I., Galand, P. E., Fagervold, S. K., Lebraon P., Obernosterer I., Oliver, M. J., Suzuki M. T. Tricoire, C. 2014. Seasonal dynamics of active SAR11 ecotypes in the oligotrophic Northwest Mediterranean Sea. The ISME Journal. doi:10.1038/ismej.2014.129.


Voynova*, Y. G., Oliver, M. J., Sharp, J. H. 2013. Wind to Zooplankton: Ecosystem-wide Influence of Seasonal Wind-Driven Upwelling in and around the Delaware Bay. Journal of Geophysical Research. doi: 10.1002/2013JC008793

Breece*, M. W., Oliver, M. J., Cimino*, M. A., Fox, D. A. 2013. Shifting Distributions of Adult Atlantic Sturgeon Amidst Post-Industrialization and Future Impacts in the Delaware River: a Maximum Entropy Approach. PLoS One, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0081321

Moline, M. A., Oliver, M. J., Zaneveld, R. Orrico, C. and Shulman, I. 2013. Bioluminescence in the Sea. Subsea Optics and Imaging. Eds. J. Watson, and O. Zielinski. Woodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials. 2013. 124-170.

Schofield, O., Moline, M. A., Cahill, B., Frazer, T., Kahl, A., Oliver, M., Reinfelder, J., Glenn, S., Chant, R. 2013. Phytoplankton Productivity in a Turbid Buoyant Coastal Plume. Continental Shelf Research. doi:10.1016/j.csr.2013.02.005

Oliver, M. J., Irwin, A. J., Moline, M. A., Fraser, W., Patterson, D., Schofield, O., Kohut, J. 2013. Adélie Penguin Foraging Location Predicted by Tidal Regime Switching. PLOS ONE, 10.1371/journal.pone.0055163.

Oliver, M. J., Breece*, M. W., Fox, D. A., Haulsee*, D., Kohut, J. T., Manderson, J., Savoy, T. 2013. Shrinking the Haystack: Using an AUV in an Integrated Ocean Observatory to Map Atlantic sturgeon in the Coastal Ocean. Fisheries, 10.1080/03632415.2013.782861.

Cimino*, M. A., Fraser, W. R., Irwin, A. J., Oliver, M. J. 2013. Satellite data identify decadal trends in the quality of Pygocelis penguin chick-rearing habitat, Global Change Biology, DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12016.


Oliver, M. J., Moline, M. A., Robbins, I., Fraser, W., Patterson, D., Schofield, O. 2012. Letting penguins lead: Dynamic modeling of penguin locations guide autonomous robotic sampling, Oceanography, 25(3):120–121,

Shulman, I., Penta, B, Moline, M., Haddock S., Anderson, S., Oliver, M., Sakalaukus, P. 2012. Can vertical migrations of dinoflagellates explain observed bioluminescence patterns during an upwelling event in Monterey Bay, CA? Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1029/2011JC007480.

Palamara, L., Manderson, J., Kohut, J., Oliver, M. J., Gray, S., Goff, J. 2012. Improving habitat models by incorporating pelagic measurements from coastal ocean observatories, Marine Ecology Progress Series, doi: 10.3354/meps09496.


Manderson, J., Palamara, L., Kohut, J. Oliver, M. J. 2011. Ocean observatory data are useful for regional habitat modeling of species with different vertical habitat preferences, Marine Ecology Progress Series, Vol 438, 1-17, doi:10.3354/meps09308.

Schofield, O., Glenn, S. M., Moline, M. A., Oliver, M., Irwin, A., Chao, Y., Arrot., M. 2011. Ocean Observatories and information: Building a global ocean observing network. In: Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, Springer, In Press.

Geiger*, E. F., Grossi*, M. D., Trembanis, A. C., Kohut, J. T., Oliver, M. J. 2011. Satellite-Derived Coastal Ocean and Estuarine Salinity in the Mid-Atlantic, Continental Shelf Research, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2011.12.001

Shulman, I., Moline, M. A., Penta, B., Anderson, S., Oliver, M., Haddock S. H. D. 2011. Observed and modeled bio-optical, bioluminescent and physical properties during a coastal upwelling event in Monterey Bay, CA. Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1029/2010JC006525.


Schofield, O., Kohut, J. Glenn, G., Morell, J., Capella, J., Corredor, J., Orcutt, J. Arrott, M., Krueger, I., Meisinger, M., Peach, C., Vernon, F., Chave, A., Chao, Y., Chien, S., Thompson, D., Brown, W., Oliver, M., Boicourt, W. 2010. A regional Slocum Glider Network in the Mid-Atlantic Bight leverages broad community engagement. Marine Technology Society Journal, doi: 10.4031/MTSJ.44.6.20.

Oliver, M. J., Schofield, O., Bidle, K., 2010. Density dependent expression of a diatom retrotransposon. Marine Genomics, doi: DOI: 10.1016/j.margen.2010.08.006.

Schofield, O., Glenn, S., Orcutt, J., Arrott, M., Messinger, M., Gangopadhyay, A., Brown, W., Signell, R., Moline, M., Chao, Y., Chien, S., Thompson, D., Balasuriya, A., Lermusaiux, P., Oliver, M., 2010. Automated sensor networks to advance ocean science. EOS, 91(39).

Gómez-Pereira, P. R., Fuchs, B. M., Alonso, C., Oliver, M. J., Beusekom, J. E. E., Amann, R., 2010. Distinct flavobacterial commuities in contrasting water masses of the North Atlantic Ocean. The ISME Journal, doi:10.1038/ismej.2009.142


Irwin, A. J., Oliver, M. J., 2009. Are ocean deserts getting larger? Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 36, L18706, doi:10.1029/2009GL039414


Oliver, M. J., Irwin, A. J. 2008. Objective Global Ocean Biogeographic Provinces. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 35, L15601, doi:10.1029/2008GL034238.

Connolly, J., Knight, C., Oliver, M., Tomanek, L., Beaulieu, J., Moline, M. 2008. Correlated Evolution of Cell Volume and Genome Size in Diatoms (Bacillariophyceae). Journal of Phycology, 44, 124-131.

Falkowski, P. G., Oliver, M. J. 2008. Correspondence: Diatoms in a future ocean – stirring it up: reply from Falkowski and Oliver. Nature Reviews Microbiology doi:10.1038/nrmicro1751-c2.

Schofield, O., Bosch, J., Glenn, S. M., Kirkpatrick, G., Kerfoot, J., Lohrenz, S., Moline, M., Oliver, M., Bissett, P. 2008. Bio-optics in integrated ocean observing networks: potential for studying harmful algal blooms. In Real Time Coastal Observing systems for ecosystems dynamics and harmful algal blooms.  Babin, M. And Cullen, J. J. (Eds) UNESCO, Paris. 85-108.


Falkowski, P. G., Oliver, M. J. 2007. Mix and Match: How Climate Selects Phytoplankton. Nature Reviews Microbiology 5:813-819.

Moline, M. A., Oliver, M. J., Mobley, C. D., Sundman, L., Bensky, T., Bergmann, T., Bissett, W. P., Case, J., Raymond, E. H., Schofield, O. M. E. 2007. Bioluminescence in a Complex Coastal Environment I:  Temporal Dynamics of Night-time Water-leaving Radiance. Journal of Geophysical Research. 112, C11016, doi:10.1029/2007JC004138

Oliver, M. J.,Moline, M. A., Mobley, C. D., Sundman, Schofield, O. M. E. 2007. Bioluminescence in a Complex Coastal Environment II: Prediction of Bioluminescent Source Depth from Spectral Water Leaving Radiance. Journal of Geophysical Research. 112, C11017, doi:10.1029/2007JC004136

Oliver, M. J., Petrov, D., Ackerly, D, Schofield, O. M. Falkowski, P.G. 2007. The Mode and Tempo of Genome Size Evolution in Eukaryotes. Genome Research 10.1101/gr.6096207


Schofield, O., Kerfoot, J., Mahoney, K., Moline, M., Oliver, M., Lohrenz, S., Kirkpatrick, G. Vertical Migration of the Toxic dinoflagellate Karenia brevis and its Impact on Ocean Optics. 2006. Journal of Geophysical Research. 111, C06009, doi:10.1029/2005JC003115.


Glenn,S., Arnone, R., Bergmann, T., Bissett, W. P., Crowley, M., Cullen, J., Gryzmski, J., Haidvogel, D., Kohut, J., Moline, M., Oliver, M., Orrico, C., Sherrell, R., Song, S., Weidemann, A., Chant, R., Schofield, O. 2004. Biogeochemical Impact of Summertime Upwelling on the New Jersey Shelf.   Journal of Geophysical Research 109, C12S02, doi:10.1029/2003JC002265.

Schofield, O., Bergmann, T., Oliver, M. J., Irwin, A., Kirkpatrick, G., Bissett, W. P. Moline, M. A., Orrico, C. 2004. Inversion of Spectral Absorption in the Optically Complex Coastal Waters of the Mid-Atlantic Bight. Journal of Geophysical Research 109, C12S04, doi:10.1029/2003JC002071.

Glenn, S., Schofield, O., Dickey, T., Chant, R. Kohut, J., Barrier, H., Bosch, J., Bowers, L., Creed, E., Haldeman, C., Hunter, E., Kerfoot, J., Mudgal, C., Oliver, M. , Roarty, H., Romana, E., Crowley, M., Barrick D., and Jones C. 2004. The expanding role of ocean color and optics in the changing field of operational oceanography. Oceanography 17(2): 86-95.

Schofield, O., Arnone, R., Bissett, W. P., Dickey, T., Davis, Curt, Finkel, Z., Oliver, M. J., Moline, M. A. 2004. Watercolors in the coastal zone: What can we see? Oceanography 17(2): 30-37.

Moline, M. A., Blackwell, S., Chant, R., Oliver, M. J., Bergmann, T., Glenn, S., Schofield, O. Episodic physical forcing and the structure of phytoplankton communities in the coastal waters of New Jersey. 2004. Journal of Geophysical Research 110, C12S05, doi:10.1029/2003JC001985.

Oliver, M. J.,Schofield, O., Bergmann, T., Glenn, S. M., ,Orrico, C., Moline, M. A. Deriving In Situ Phytoplankton Absorption for Bio-optical Productivity Models in Turbid Waters.  2004. Journal of Geophysical Research 109, C07S11, doi:10.1029/2002JC001627.

Oliver, M. J.,Glenn, S. M., Kohut, J. T., Irwin, A. J., Schofield, O., Moline, M. A., Bissett, W. P. Bioinformatic Approaches for Objective Detection of Water Masses on Continental Shelves. 2004. Journal of Geophysical Research 109, C07S04, doi:10.1029/2003JC002072.

Moline, M.A., Arnone, R., Bergmann, T., Glenn, S., Oliver, M. J., Orrico, C., Schofield, O., Tozzi, S. 2004. Variability in spectral backscatter estimated from satellites and its relation to in situ measurements in optically complex coastal waters. Journal of International Remote Sensing. 24: 1-4.


Kirkpatrick, G. J., Orrico, C., Moline, M. A., Oliver, M. J., Schofield, O. 2003. Continuous hyperspectral absorption measurements of colored dissolved organic material in aquatic systems. Applied Optics 42(33): 6564-6568.