Research


*Indicates undergraduate student at the time research was conducted.

 

22. Factors limiting oyster growth in Willapa Bay, Washington, evaluated with in situ feeding experiments. AT Lowe, JL Ruesink. Heliyon (In review).

 

21. Uchin Searchin': Red sea urchins and drift kelp found at 284 m in the mesophotic zone. Lowe AT, AWE Galloway. Ciencias Marinas (Accepted).

 

20. Ghost factors of laboratory carbonate chemistry are haunting our experiments. Galloway AWE, G von Dassow, JB Schram, T Klinger, TM Hill, AT Lowe, F Chan, RM Yoshioka, KJ Kroeker.The Biological Bulletin. DOI: 10.1086/711242. 2020.

 

19. Active learning narrows achievement gaps for underrepresented students in undergraduate science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Theobald EJ, M Hill, E Tran, S Agrawal, EN Arroyo, S Behling, N Chambwee, DL Cintrón, J Cooper, G Dunster, J Grummer, K Hennessey, J Hsiao, N Iranon, LJones III, H Jordt, M Keller*, M Lacey, C Littlefield, AT Lowe, S Newman, V Okolo, Savannah Oldroyd, B Peecook, S Pickett, D Slager, I Caviedes Solis, KE Stanchak, V Sundaravardan, C Valdebenito, C Williams, K Zinsli, S Freeman. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1916903117. 2020.

 

 18. Feces as food: the nutritional value of urchin feces and implications for benthic consumers. Dethier MN, G Hoins*, J Kobelt*, AT Lowe, AWE Galloway, JB Schram, M Raymore*, DO Duggins. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 514-515: 95-102. 2019.

 

17. Pacific geoduck (Panopea generosa) resilience to natural pH variation. LH Spencer, M Horwith, AT Lowe, YR Venkataraman, E Timmins-Schiffman, BL Nunn, SB Roberts. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part D: Genomics and Proteomics 30: 91-101. 2019.

 

16. Characterization of Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) proteomic response to natural environmental differences. YR Venkataraman, E Timmins-Schiffman, M Horwith, AT Lowe, BL Nunn, B Vadopalas, SB Roberts. Marine Ecology Progress Series 610: 65-81. 2019.
 
15. Comparison of shallow-water seston among biogenic habitats on tidal flats. JL Ruesink, C Donoghue, M Horwith, AT Lowe, AC Trimble. PeerJ 7:e6616. 2019.
 
14. Ecosystem metabolism drives pH variability and modulates long-term ocean acidification in the NE Pacific coastal ocean. AT Lowe, J Bos, JL Ruesink. Scientific Reports 9(1): 963. 2019.
 
13. Ability of eelgrass to alter oyster physiology and growth is spatially limited and offset by increasing predation risk. AT Lowe, J Kobelt*, M Horwith, JL Ruesink. Estuaries and Coasts 42: 743-754. DOI: 10.1007/s12237-018-00488-9. 2019.
 
12. 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, MO Amsler, JB McClintock, BJ Baker. Polar Biology 40 (7). DOI: 10.1007/s00300-016-2061-4. 2016.
 
11. Improved marine POM availability and increased pH related to freshwater influence in an inland sea. AT Lowe, EA Roberts, AWE Galloway. Limnology and Oceanography 61(6): 2122-2138. Open access. DOI: 10.1002/lno.10357. 2016.
 
10. Islands in the stream: kelp detritus as faunal magnets. Duggins DO, M Gomez-Buckley, R Buckley, AT Lowe, AWE Galloway, MN Dethier. Marine Biology 163:17. 2016.
 
9. Sedentary urchins influence benthic community composition below the macroalgal zone. AT Lowe, R Whippo*, AWE Galloway, KH Britton-Simmons and MN Dethier. Marine Ecology 36(2): 129-140. 2015.
 
8. 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.
 
7. 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.
 
6. Broad sampling and diverse biomarkers allow characterization of nearshore particulate organic matter. AT Lowe, AWE Galloway, JS Yeung*, MN Dethier, DO Duggins. Oikos 123(11): 1341-1354. DOI: 10.1111/oik.01392. 2014.
 
5. 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.
 
4. Simulating larval Antarctic krill growth and condition factor during fall and winter in response to environmental variability. AT Lowe, RM Ross, LB Quetin, M Vernet, CH Fritsen. Marine Ecology Progress Series 452: 27-43. 2012.
 
3. 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.
 
2. 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

 

1. 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.