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Kaiser K., M. Canedo-Oropeza, R. McMahon & R. M. W. Amon (2017), Origins and transformations of dissolved organic matter in large Arctic rivers, Scientific Reports 7, Article Number: 13064, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-12729-1

Kaiser, K., R. Benner, and R.M.W. Amon (2017), The fate of terrigenous dissolved organic carbon on the Eurasian shelves and export to the North Atlantic, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122, 4–22, doi:10.1002/2016JC012380.

Amon, RMW, (2016) Carbon cycle: Ocean dissolved organics matter. Nature Geoscience 9, 864–865

Panov, AV, AS Prokushkin, MA Korets, AV Bryukhanov, AN Myers-Pigg, P Louchouarn, NV Sidenko, RMW Amon, MO Andreae and M Heimann. (2016) Linking trace gas measurements and molecular tracers of organic matter in aerosols for identification of ecosystem sources and types of wildfires in Central Siberia. IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 48: doi:10.1088/1755-1315/48/1/012017

Abbott B.W., J.B. Jones, E.A.G. Schuur et al. (2016). Biomass offsets little or none of permafrost carbon release from soils, streams, and wildfire: an expert assessment. Environ. Res. Lett. 11 (2016) doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034014

Fichot CG, Benner R, Kaiser K, Shen Y, Amon RMW, Ogawa H and Lu C-J (2016) Predicting Dissolved Lignin Phenol Concentrations in the Coastal Ocean from Chromophoric Dissolved Organic Matter (CDOM) Absorption Coefficients. Front. Mar. Sci. 3:7. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00007

Qu F., C.C. Nunnally, J.R. Lemanski, T.L. Wade, R.M.W. Amon, G.T. Rowe. (2016) Polychaete Annelid (segmented worms) Abundance and Species Composition in the Proximity (6 to 9 km) of the Deep Water Horizon (DWH) Oil Spill in the Deep Gulf of Mexico. Deep-Sea Res. II (2016),

Crespo-Medina, M., C. D. Meile1, K. S. Hunter, A.-R. Diercks, V. L. Asper, J. P., Orphan, P. L. Tavormina, L.M. Nigro, L.M., J.J. Battles, J.P. Chanton, A.M. Shiller, D.-J. Joung, R. M. W. Amon, A. Bracco, J. P. Montoya, T. A. Villareal, A. M. Wood, and S. B.Joye (2015). Addendum: The rise and fall of methanotrophy following a deepwater oil-well blowout. Nature Geoscience 8/6, 490–490

Myers-Pigg, A.N., P. Louchouarn, R.M.W. Amon, A. Prokushkin, K. Pierce,and A. Rubtsov (2015), Labile pyrogenicdissolved organic carbon in major Siberian Arctic rivers: Implications for wildfire-stream metabolic linkages, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, doi:10.1002/2014GL062762

Brinkmeyer, R.L., J.R. Schwarz, R.M.W. Amon, T. Saxton, D. Roberts, S. Harrison, N. Ellis, J. Fox, R. DiGuardi, M. Hochman, S. Duan*, R. Stein, and C. Elliot (2015). Distribution and Persistence of Escherichia coli and Enterococci in Stream Bed and Bank Sediments from two Urban Streams in Houston, TX. Science of the Total Environment 502: 650–658. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.09.071

Benner, R., RMW Amon (2014). The Size-Reactivity Continuum of Major Bioelements in the Ocean. Annu. Rev. Mar. Sci. 2015. 7:185–205. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-marine-010213-135126

Duan*, S., R.M.W. Amon, R. L. Brinkmeyer (2014). Tracing sources of organic matter in adjacent urban streams having different degrees of channel modification. Science of The Total Environment: 485–486, Pages 252–262: DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.03.066

Crespo-Medina, M., C. D. Meile1, K. S. Hunter, A.-R. Diercks, V. L. Asper, J. P., Orphan, P. L. Tavormina, L.M. Nigro, L.M., J.J. Battles, J.P. Chanton, A.M. Shiller, D.-J. Joung, R. M. W. Amon, A. Bracco, J. P. Montoya, T. A. Villareal, A. M. Wood, and S. B.Joye (2014). The rise and fall of methanotrophy following a deepwater oil-well blowout. Nature Geoscience 7, 423–427 doi:10.1038/ngeo2156

Walker* S.A., R.M.W. Amon, C. Stedmon (2013), Variations in high latitude chromophoric dissolved organic matter (CDOM): A comparison of large Arctic Rivers, J. Geophys. Res: Biogeosciences, 118, doi:10.1002/2013JG002320.

Fichot, C. G., K. Kaiser, S. B. Hooker, R. M. W. Amon, M. Babin, S. Bélanger, S. A. Walker*, and Ronald Benner (2013). Pan-Arctic distributions of continental runoff in the Arctic Ocean. Sci. Rep. Scientific Reports 3, Article number: 1053 doi:10.1038/srep01053

Granskog, M. A., C. A. Stedmon, P. A. Dodd, R. M. W. Amon, A. K. Pavlov, L. de Steur, and E. Hansen (2012), Characteristics of colored dissolved organic matter (CDOM) in the Arctic outflow in the Fram Strait: Assessing the changes and fate of terrigenous CDOM in the Arctic Ocean, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C12021, doi:10.1029/2012JC008075

Amon RMW, A.J. Rinehart*, S. Duan, P. Louchouarn, P. Raymond, R.M. Holmes, J.W. McClelland, BJ Peterson, G. Guggenberger, A. Prokushkin, C. Stedmon, S.A. Walker*. (2012). Dissolved organic matter sources in large Arctic rivers. GCA 94: 217-237: doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2012.07.015

Prokushkin, A.S., O.S. Pokrovsky, L.S. Shirokova, M.A. Korets, J. Viers, S.G. Prokushkin, R.M.W. Amon, G. Guggenberger and W.H. McDowell (2011). Sources and the flux pattern of dissolved carbon in rivers of the Yenisey basin draining the Central Siberian Plateau. Environ. Res. Lett. 6 (2011) 045212 (14pp) doi:10.1088/1748-9326/6/4/045212.

Stedmon C.A, R.M.W. Amon, A.J. Rhinehart*, S.A. Walker* (2011). The supply and characteristics of colored dissolved organic matter (CDOM) in the Arctic Ocean. (2011). Marine Chemistry 124: 108–118

Xu, C., Santschi, P.H., Hung,C.-C., Zhang,S., Schwehr,K,A., Roberts,K.A., Guo, L.D., Gong, G.-C., Quigg, A., Long, R., Pinckney, J., Duan*, S.W., Amon, R., and Wei, C.L. (2011). Controls of Th-234 removal from the oligotrophic ocean by polyuronic acids and microbial activity. Marine Chemistry, 123, 111-126, doi:10.1016/j.marchem.2010.10.005.

Duan*, S.W., R. Amon, T. S. Bianchi and P. H. Santschi (2011). Temperature Control on Soluble Reactive Phosphorus in the Lower Mississippi River? Estuaries and Coasts 34 (1): 78-89.

Duan*, S., T.S. Bianchi, P.S. Santschi, R.M.W. Amon. (2010). Effects of tributary inputs on nutrient export from the Mississippi and Atchafalaya Rivers to the Gulf of Mexico. Marine and Freshwater Research. 61, 1029-1038.

Louchouarn P., R.M.W. Amon, S. Duan*, C. Pondell, S.M. Seward, and N. White. (2010). Analysis of lignin-derived phenols in standard reference materials and dissolved organic matter by gas chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry. Marine Chemistry. Vol. 118, 85–97.

Walker*, S. A., R. M. W. Amon, et al. (2009). "The use of PARAFAC modeling to trace terrestrial dissolved organic matter and fingerprint water masses in coastal Canadian Arctic surface waters." J. Geophys. Res. 114: doi:10.1029/2009jg000990.

Crump, B. C., B. J. Peterson, P. A. Raymond, R. M. W. Amon, A. Rinehart*, J. W. McClelland, and R. M. Holmes. 2009. Circumpolar Synchrony in Big River Bacterioplankton. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 106(50): 21208–21212.

McClelland J.W., Holmes R.M., Peterson B. J., Amon R.M.W., Brabets T., Cooper L., Gibson J., Gordeev V.V., Guay C., Milburn D., Staples R., Raymond P. A., Shiklomanov I., Striegl R., Zhulidov A., Gurtovaya T., Zimov S., 2008. Development of a Pan-Arctic Database for river chemistry. EOS, 8(24), 1-2

Dagg M., Ammerman J., Amon R.M.W., Gardner W., Green R., Lohrenz S., 2007. A review of water column processes influencing hypoxia in the northern Gulf of Mexico, Estuaries and Coasts, 30 (5): 735-752.

Benner, R., Louchouarn, P., Amon, R.M.W., 2005. Terrigenous dissolved organic matter in the Arctic Ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 19: GB2025, doi:10.1029/2004GB002398.

Amon, R.M.W. and Meon*, B., 2004. The biogeochemistry of dissolved organic matter and nutrients in two large Arctic estuaries and potential implications for our understanding of the Arctic Ocean system. Mar. Chem., 92: 311-330.

Meon*, B. and Amon, R.M.W., 2004. Heterotrophic bacterial activity and fluxes of dissolved free amino acids (DFAA) and glucose in the Arctic Rivers Ob, Yenisei and the adjacent Kara Sea. Aquat. Microb. Ecol., 37: 121-135.

Benner, R., B. Benitez-Nelson, K. Kaiser, R.M.W. Amon, 2004. Export of young terrigenous dissolved organic matter from rivers to the Arctic Ocean. Geophys. Res. Letters. Lett., 31, L05305, doi:10.1029/2003GL019251.

Amon, R.M.W, G. Budeus & B. Meon*. 2003. Dissolved organic carbon (DOC) distribution and origin in the Nordic Seas: Exchanges with the Arctic Ocean and the North Atlantic. J. Geophys. Res.-Oceans: Vol. 108, No. C7,3221,doi:10.1029/2002JC001594.

Amon, R.M.W. & R. Benner, 2003. Combined neutral sugars as indicators of the diagenetic state of dissolved organic matter in the Arctic Ocean. Deep Sea Res.I, 50 (1): 151-169

Köhler*, H., B. Meon*, V.V. Gordeev, A. Spitzy , R.M.W. Amon, 2003. Dissolved organic matter (DOM) in the estuaries of Ob and Yenisei and the adjacent Kara-Sea, Russia. Proceedings in Marine Science, 6: 281-309

Amon, R.M.W., H. - P. Fitznar, & R. Benner. 2001. Linkages among bioreactivity, chemical composition, and diagenetic state of marine dissolved organic matter. Limnol. Oceanogr. 46: 287-297.

Pakulski, JD, R Benner, T Whitledge, RMW Amon, B Eadie, L Cifuentes, and D Stockwell. 2000: Microbial metabolism and nutrient cycling in the Mississippi and Atchafalaya River plumes. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science: 50: 173-184

Opsahl, S., R. Benner, R.M.W. Amon. 1999: Major flux of terrigenous dissolved organic matter through the Arctic Ocean. Limnology & Oceanography: 44: 2017-2023

Amon, RMW & R Benner, 1998: Seasonal patterns of bacterial abundance and production in the Mississippi River plume and their importance for the fate of enhanced primary production. Microbial Ecology: 35:289-300.

Amon, RMW & R Benner, 1996: Bacterial utilization of different size classes of dissolved organic matter. Limnol. Oceanogr.: 41/1:41-51

Amon, RMW & R Benner, 1996: Photochemical and microbial consumption of dissolved organic carbon and dissolved oxygen in the Amazon River system. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta: 60/10: 1783-1792

Pakulski, JD, R Benner, RMW Amon, B Eadie, and T Whitledge, 1995: Community metabolism and nutrient cycling in the Mississippi River plume: evidence for intense nitrification at intermediate salinities. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser.: 117:207-218

Gardner, W, R Benner, RMW Amon, JB Cotner, JF Cavaletto, JR Johnson. 1995. Effects of high molecular weight organic matter and light on heterotrophic nitrogen dynamics in the Mississippi River plume. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 133:287-297

Amon, RMW & R Benner, 1994: Rapid cycling of high-molecular-weight dissolved organic matter in the ocean. Nature. 369:549-552

Eadie, BJ, RMW Amon, R Benner, J Cavaletto, JB Cotner, WS Gardner, M Lansing, D Pakulski, 1994: Organic matter decomposition, nitrogen recycling, and oxygen consumption in the Mississippi River plume/Gulf Shelf region. NECOP Synthesis workshop proceedings

Amon, RMW & GJ Herndl, 1991: Deposit feeding and sediment I. Interrelationship between Holothuria tubulosa (Holothuroida, Echinodermata) and the sediment microbial community. P.S.Z.N.I.: Marine Ecology, 12 (2): 163-174

Amon, RMW & GJ Herndl, 1991: Deposit feeding and sediment II. Decomposition of fecal pellets of Holothuria tubulosa (Holothuroida, Echinodermata). P.S.Z.N.I.: Marine Ecology, 12 (2): 175-184.

Book chapters

Anderson L., RMW Amon (2015). Dissolved organic matter in the Arctic Ocean. In: Biogeochemistry of Marine Dissolved Organic Matter, 2nd edition. Elsevier

Amon R.M.W. The role of dissolved organic matter for the Arctic Ocean carbon cycle. 2004. In: The Arctic Ocean Organic Carbon Cycle: Present and Past (R. Stein and R. W. Macdonald). Pp 83-99, Springer

Amon, RMW, 2002. The Biogeochemistry of dissolved organic matter in aquatic ecosystems - An overview. In: The Vienna school of Marine Biology - A tribute to Jörg Ott: 1-19


Amon, R.M.W., 2005: A river runs through it: Dissolved organic matter in the Arctic Ocean. Swedish Polar Research Secretariat Yearbook 2005: 85-86

Amon, R.M.W. & H. Koehler, 2000: Distribution of surface water salinity. Reports on Polar Research: 360: 20-22

Amon, R.M.W. & H. Koehler, 2000: Geochemistry of dissolved organic matter. Reports on Polar Research: 360: 70-73

Amon, R.M.W. & A. Spitzy, 1999: Distribution of dissolved organic carbon during estuarine mixing in the southern Kara Sea. Reports on Polar Research: 300: 102-109

Amon, R.M.W. & P. Louchouarn, 1999: Dissolved organic matter (DOM in the Nordic Seas. Reports on Polar Research: 326: 84-85

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