*Indicates undergraduate student at the time research was conducted.




Ecosystem metabolism drives pH variability and modulates long-term ocean acidification in the NE Pacific coastal ocean. AT Lowe, J Bos, JL Ruesink. In review.

Effects of seagrass on the survival and growth of native and non-native oysters along an estuarine stress gradient. AT Lowe, J Kobelt*, M Horwith, JL Ruesink. 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, MO 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.