Research


*Indicates undergraduate student at the time research was conducted.

 

Foundation species influence pelagic food availability and resuspension on tidal flats. Ruesink JR, CR Donoghue, MJ Horwith, AT Lowe, AC Trimble. Hydrobiologia. In review. 

 

Gut content, fatty acid, and stable isotope analyses reveal dietary sources of macroalgal-associated amphipods along the western Antarctic Peninsula. Aumack CF, AT Lowe, CD Amsler, JB McClintock, BJ Baker. Polar Biology. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-016-2061-4. 2016

 

Improved marine POM availability and increased pH related to freshwater influence in an inland sea. Lowe AT, EA Roberts, AWE Galloway. Limnology and Oceanography 61(6): 2122-2138. Open access. DOI: 10.1002/lno.10357. 2016

 

Islands in the stream: kelp detritus as faunal magnets. Duggins DO, M Gomez-Buckley, R Buckley,  AT Lowe, AWE Galloway, MN Dethier. Marine Biology. 2016

 

Sedentary urchins influence benthic community composition below the macroalgal zone. Lowe AT, R Whippo*, AWE Galloway, KH Britton-Simmons and MN Dethier. Marine Ecology 36(2): 129-140. 2015

 

Degrading detritus: Changes in food quality of aging kelp tissue varies with species. MN Dethier, AS Brown*, S Burgess*, ME Eisenlord*, AWE Galloway, J Kimber*AT Lowe, CM O'Neil*, WW Raymond*, EA Sosik, DO Duggins. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 460: 72-79. 2014.

 

Degradation state of algal diets affects fatty acid composition but not size of urchin gonads. Raymond WW, AT Lowe, AWE Galloway. Marine Ecology Progress Series 509: 213-225. 2014.

 

Broad sampling and diverse biomarkers allow characterization of nearshore particulate organic matter. Lowe AT, AWE Galloway, JS Yeung*, MN Dethier, DO Duggins. Oikos 123(11): 1341-1354. DOI: 10.1111/oik.01392. 2014

 

Fatty acid and stable isotope biomarkers suggest microbe-induced differences in benthic food webs between depths. Galloway AWE, AT Lowe, EA Sosik, JS Yeung*, DO Duggins. Limnology and Oceanography 58: 1451-1462. 2013.

 

Simulating larval Antarctic krill growth and condition factor during fall and winter in response to environmental variability. Lowe AT, RM Ross, LB Quetin, M Vernet, CH Fritsen. Marine Ecology Progress Series 452: 27-43. 2012

 

Primary Production throughout austral fall, during a time of decreasing daylength in the western Antarctic Peninsula. Vernet M, WA Kozlowski, LR Yarmey, AT Lowe, RM Ross, LB Quetin, CH Fritsen. Marine Ecology Progress Series 452: 45-61. 2012

 

Habitat and Bathymetry influence the landscape-scale distribution and abundance of drift macrophytes and associated invertebrates. Britton-Simmons KH, AL Rhoades, RE Pacunski, AWE Galloway, AT Lowe, EA Sosik, MN Dethier, DO Duggins. Limnology and Oceanography 57(1): 176-184. 2012

 

Cultural consensus of fisherman’s and scientists’ knowledge of the spiny dogfish in Puget Sound: a first step toward policy. Miller ML, AT Lowe*, VF Gallucci. In: Biology and Management of Dogfish Sharks. Eds: Gallucci, Vincent F, G A. McFarlane, and Gregory G. Bargmann. Bethesda, Md: American Fisheries Society, 2009.