Publications


Smith, L. M., Cimoli, L., LaScala-Gruenewald, D., Pachiadaki, M., Phillips, B., Pillar, H., Stopa, J. E., Baumann-Pickering, S., Beaulieu, S. E., Bell, K. L. C., Harden-Davies, H., Gjerde, K. M., Heimbach, P., Howe, B., Janssen, F., Levin, L. A., Ruhl, H. A., Soule, A., Stocks, K., … Wright, D. J. (2022). The Deep Ocean Observing Strategy: Addressing Global Challenges in the Deep Sea Through Collaboration. Marine Technology Society Journal, 56(3), 50–66.
Shin, Y. J., Midgley, G. F., Archer, E. R. M., Arneth, A., Barnes, D. K. A., Chan, L., Hashimoto, S., Hoegh-Guldberg, O., Insarov, G., Leadley, P., Levin, L. A., Ngo, H. T., Pandit, R., Pires, A. P. F., Portner, H. O., Rogers, A. D., Scholes, R. J., Settele, J., & Smith, P. (2022). Actions to halt biodiversity loss generally benefit the climate. Global Change Biology, 28(9), 2846–2874. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.16109
Amon, D. J., Gollner, S., Morato, T., Smith, C. R., Chen, C., Christiansen, S., Currie, B., Drazen, J. C., Fukushima, T., Gianni, M., Gjerde, K. M., Gooday, A. J., Grillo, G. G., Haeckel, M., Joyini, T., Ju, S. J., Levin, L. A., Metaxas, A., Mianowicz, K., … Pickens, C. (2022). Assessment of scientific gaps related to the effective environmental management of deep-seabed mining. Marine Policy, 138, 22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2022.105006
Rippy, M. A., Pierce, G., Feldman, D., Winfrey, B., Mehring, A. S., Holden, P. A., Ambrose, R., & Levin, L. A. (2022). Perceived services and disservices of natural treatment systems for urban stormwater: Insight from the next generation of designers. People and Nature, 24. https://doi.org/10.1002/pan3.10300
Gregoire, M., Garcon, V., Garcia, H., Breitburg, D., Isensee, K., Oschlies, A., Telszewski, M., Barth, A., Bittig, H. C., Carstensen, J., Carval, T., Chai, F., Chavez, F., Conley, D., Coppola, L., Crowe, S., Currie, K., Dai, M. H., Deflandre, B., … Yasuhara, M. (2021). A global ocean oxygen database and atlas for assessing and predicting deoxygenation and ocean health in the open and coastal ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8, 29. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.724913
Dobush, B. J., Gallo, N. D., Guerra, M., Guilloux, B., Holland, E., Seabrook, S., & Levin, L. A. (2021). A new way forward for ocean-climate policy as reflected in the UNFCCC Ocean and Climate Change Dialogue submissions. Climate Policy, 18. https://doi.org/10.1080/14693062.2021.1990004
Laffoley, D., Baxter, J. M., Amon, D. J., Claudet, J., Downs, C. A., Earle, S. A., Gjerde, K. M., Hall-Spencer, J. M., Koldewey, H. J., Levin, L. A., Reid, C. P., Roberts, C. M., Sumaila, R. U., Taylor, M. L., Thiele, T., & Woodall, L. C. (2021). The forgotten ocean: Why COP26 must call for vastly greater ambition and urgency to address ocean change. Aquatic Conservation-Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 12. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3751
Pereira, O. S., Gonzalez, J., Mendoza, G. F., Le, J., Coscino, C. L., Lee, R. W., Cortes, J., Cordes, E. E., & Levin, L. A. (2021). The dynamic influence of methane seepage on macrofauna inhabiting authigenic carbonates. Ecosphere, 12(10), 23. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3744
Bravo, M. E., Levin, L. A., Fiori, S. M., Aliotta, S., & Ginsberg, S. (2021). Can no-bubble methane seeps affect biological traits of benthic macroinvertebrates in coastal systems? Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 261, 15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2021.107525
Pitcher, G. C., Aguirre-Velarde, A., Breitburg, D., Cardich, J., Carstensen, J., Conley, D. J., Dewitte, B., Engel, A., Espinoza-Morriberon, D., Flores, G., Garcon, V., Graco, M., Gregoire, M., Gutierrez, D., Hernandez-Ayon, J. M., Huang, H. H. M., Isensee, K., Jacinto, M. E., Levin, L., … Zhu, Z. Y. (2021). System controls of coastal and open ocean oxygen depletion. Progress in Oceanography, 197, 79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2021.102613
Queiros, A. M., Talbot, E., Beaumont, N. J., Somerfield, P. J., Kay, S., Pascoe, C., Dedman, S., Fernandes, J. A., Jueterbock, A., Miller, P. I., Sailley, S. F., Sara, G., Carr, L. M., Austen, M. C., Widdicombe, S., Rilov, G., Levin, L. A., Hull, S. C., Walmsley, S. F., & Aonghusa, C. N. (2021). Bright spots as climate-smart marine spatial planning tools for conservation and blue growth. Global Change Biology, 18. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15827
Ashford, O. S., Guan, S. Z., Capone, D., Rigney, K., Rowley, K., Cordes, E. E., Cortes, J., Rouse, G. W., Mendoza, G. F., Sweetman, A. K., & Levin, L. A. (2021). Relationships between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning proxies strengthen when approaching chemosynthetic deep-sea methane seeps. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 288(1957), 10. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2021.0950
Le, J. T., Levin, L. A., Lejzerowicz, F., Cordier, T., Gooday, A. J., & Pawlowski, J. (2021). Scientific and budgetary trade-offs between morphological and molecular methods for deep-sea biodiversity assessment. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. https://doi.org/10.1002/ieam.4466
Rogers, A. D., Baco, A., Escobar-Briones, E., Gjerde, K., Gobin, J., Jaspars, M., Levin, L., Linse, K., Rabone, M., Ramirez-Llodra, E., Sellanes, J., Shank, T. M., Sink, K., Snelgrove, P. V. R., Taylor, M. L., Wagner, D., & Harden-Davies, H. (2021). Marine genetic resources in areas beyond national jurisdiction: Promoting marine scientific research and enabling equitable benefit sharing. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.667274
Lejzerowicz, F., Gooday, A. J., Angeles, I. B., Cordier, T., Morard, R., Apotheloz-Perret-Gentil, L., Lins, L., Menot, L., Brandt, A., Levin, L. A., Arbizu, P. M., Smith, C. R., & Pawlowski, J. (2021). Eukaryotic biodiversity and spatial patterns in the Clarion-Clipperton Zone and other abyssal regions: Insights from sediment DNA and RNA metabarcoding. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8, 23. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.671033
Herzog, T., Mehring, A., Hatt, B., Ambrose, R., Levin, L., & Winfrey, B. (2021). Pruning stormwater biofilter vegetation influences water quality improvement differently in Carex appressa and Ficinia nodosa. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2021.127004
Ashford, O. S., Guan, S. Z., Capone, D., Rigney, K., Rowley, K., Orphan, V., Mullin, S. W., Dawson, K. S., Cortes, J., Rouse, G. W., Mendoza, G. F., Lee, R. W., Cordes, E. E., & Levin, L. A. (2021). A chemosynthetic ecotone — “chemotone” — in the sediments surrounding deep-sea methane seeps. Limnology and Oceanography. https://doi.org/10.1002/lno.11713
Sampaio, E., Santos, C., Rosa, I. C., Ferreira, V., Portner, H. O., Duarte, C. M., Levin, L. A., & Rosa, R. (2021). Impacts of hypoxic events surpass those of future ocean warming and acidification. Nature Ecology & Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-020-01370-3
Howell, K. L., Hilario, A., Allcock, A. L., Bailey, D. M., Baker, M., Clark, M. R., Colaco, A., Copley, J., Cordes, E. E., Danovaro, R., Dissanayake, A., Escobar, E., Esquete, P., Gallagher, A. J., Gates, A. R., Gaudron, S. M., German, C. R., Gjerde, K. M., Higgs, N. D., … Xavier, J. R. (2020). A blueprint for an inclusive, global deep-sea ocean decade field program. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.584861
Pierce, G., Gmoser-Daskalakis, K., Jessup, K., Grant, S. B., Mehring, A., Winfrey, B., Rippy, M. A., Feldman, D., Holden, P., Ambrose, R., & Levin, L. (2020). University stormwater management within urban environmental regulatory regimes: Barriers to progressivity or opportunities to innovate? Environmental Management. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00267-020-01377-3
Parnell, P. E., Levin, L. A., & Navarro, M. O. (2020). Gauging oxygen risk and tolerance for the megafauna of the Southern California shelf based on in situ observation, species mobility, and seascape. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 77(5), 1941–1952. https://doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsaa088
Levin, L. A., Wei, C. L., Dunn, D. C., Amon, D. J., Ashford, O. S., Cheung, W. W. L., Colaco, A., Dominguez-Carrio, C., Escobar, E. G., Harden-Davies, H. R., Drazen, J. C., Ismail, K., Jones, D. O. B., Johnson, D. E., Le, J. N. T., Lejzerowicz, F., Mitarai, S., Morato, T., Mulsow, S., … Yasuhara, M. (2020). Climate change considerations are fundamental to management of deep-sea resource extraction. Global Change Biology. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15223
Gallo, N. D., Hardy, K., Wegner, N. C., Nicoll, A., Yang, H., & Levin, L. A. (2020). Characterizing deepwater oxygen variability and seafloor community responses using a novel autonomous lander. Biogeosciences, 17(14), 3943–3960. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-3943-2020
Levin, L. A., Amon, D. J., & Lily, H. (2020). Challenges to the sustainability of deep-seabed mining. Nature Sustainability. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-020-0558-x
Tunnicliffe, V., Metaxas, A., Le, J., Ramirez-Llodra, E., & Levin, L. A. (2020). Strategic environmental goals and objectives: Setting the basis for environmental regulation of deep seabed mining. Marine Policy, 114. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2018.11.010
Goffredi, S. K., Tilic, E., Mullin, S. W., Dawson, K. S., Keller, A., Lee, R. W., Wu, F. B., Levin, L. A., Rouse, G. W., Cordes, E. E., & Orphan, V. J. (2020). Methanotrophic bacterial symbionts fuel dense populations of deep-sea feather duster worms (Sabellida, Annelida) and extend the spatial influence of methane seepage. Science Advances, 6(14). https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aay8562
Gallo, N. D., Beckwith, M., Wei, C. L., Levin, L. A., Kuhnz, L., & Barry, J. P. (2020). Dissolved oxygen and temperature best predict deep-sea fish community structure in the Gulf o California with climate change implications. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 637, 159–180. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps13240
Danovaro, R., Fanelli, E., Aguzzi, J., Billett, D., Carugati, L., Corinaldesi, C., Dell’Anno, A., Gjerde, K., Jamieson, A. J., Kark, S., McClain, C., Levin, L., Levin, N., Ramirez-Llodra, E., Ruhl, H., Smith, C. R., Snelgrove, P. V. R., Thomsen, L., Van Dover, C. L., & Yasuhara, M. (2020). Ecological variables for developing a global deep-ocean monitoring and conservation strategy. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 4(2), 181-+. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-019-1091-z
Morato, T., Gonzalez-Irusta, J. M., Dominguez-Carrio, C., Wei, C. L., Davies, A., Sweetman, A. K., Taranto, G. H., Beazley, L., Garcia-Alegre, A., Grehan, A., Laffargue, P., Murillo, F. J., Sacau, M., Vaz, S., Kenchington, E., Arnaud-Haond, S., Callery, O., Chimienti, G., Cordes, E., … Carreiro-Silva, M. (2020). Climate-induced changes in the suitable habitat of cold-water corals and commercially important deep-sea fishes in the North Atlantic. Global Change Biology. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14996
Ge, B. M., Mehring, A. S., & Levin, L. A. (2019). Urbanization alters belowground invertebrate community structure in semi-arid regions: A comparison of lawns, biofilters and sage scrub. Landscape and Urban Planning, 192. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2019.103664
Garcon, V., Karstensen, J., Palacz, A., Telszewski, M., Lara, T. A., Breitburg, D., Chavez, F., Coelho, P., Cornejo-D’Ottone, M., Santos, C., Fiedler, B., Gallo, N. D., Gregoire, M., Gutierrez, D., Hernandez-Ayon, M., Isensee, K., Koslow, T., Levin, L., Marsac, F., … Weng, K. (2019). Multidisciplinary observing in the world ocean’s oxygen minimum zone regions: From climate to fish - The VOICE Initiative. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00722
Bortolus, A., Adam, P., Adams, J. B., Ainouche, M. L., Ayres, D., Bertness, M. D., Bouma, T. J., Bruno, J. F., Cacador, I., Carlton, J. T., Castillo, J. M., Costa, C. S. B., Davy, A. J., Deegan, L., Duarte, B., Figueroa, E., Gerwein, J., Gray, A. J., Grosholz, E. D., … Weis, J. S. (2019). Supporting Spartina: Interdisciplinary perspective shows Spartina as a distinct solid genus. Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2863
Gracia, A., Levin, L. A., & Zea, S. (2019). Meio-epifaunal wood colonization in the vicinity of methane seeps. Marine Ecology-an Evolutionary Perspective. https://doi.org/10.1111/maec.12573
Lu, W. H., Cusack, C., Baker, M., Wang, T., Chen, M. B., Paige, K., Zhang, X. F., Levin, L., Escobar, E., Amon, D., Yin, Y., Reitz, A., Neves, A. A. S., O’Rourke, E., Mannarini, G., Pearlman, J., Tinker, J., Horsburgh, K. J., Lehodey, P., … Yang, Y. F. (2019). Successful blue economy examples with an emphasis on international perspectives. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00261
McCormick, L. R., Levin, L. A., & Oesch, N. W. (2019). Vision is highly sensitive to oxygen availability in marine invertebrate larvae. Journal of Experimental Biology, 222(10). https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.200899
Levin, L. A., Bett, B. J., Gates, A. R., Heimbach, P., Howe, B. M., Janssen, F., McCurdy, A., Ruhl, H. A., Snelgrove, P., Stocks, K. I., Bailey, D., Baumann-Pickering, S., Beaverson, C., Benfield, M. C., Booth, D. J., Carreiro-Silva, M., Colaco, A., Eble, M. C., Fowler, A. M., … Weller, R. A. (2019). Global observing needs in the deep ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00241
Mullineaux, L. S., Metaxas, A., Beaulieu, S. E., Bright, M., Gollner, S., Grupe, B. M., Herrera, S., Kellner, J. B., Levin, L. A., Mitarai, S., Neubert, M. G., Thurnherr, A. M., Tunnicliffe, V., Watanabe, H. K., & Won, Y. J. (2019). Exploring the ecology of deep-sea hydrothermal vents in a metacommunity framework. Frontiers in Marine Science, 5. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2018.00049
Neira, C., Ingels, J., Mendoza, G., Hernandez-Lopez, E., & Levin, L. A. (2018). Distribution of meiofauna in bathyal sediments influenced by the oxygen minimum zone off Costa Rica. Frontiers in Marine Science, 5. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2018.00448
Navarro, M. O., Parnell, P. E., & Levin, L. A. (2018). ESSENTIAL MARKET SQUID (DORYTEUTHIS OPALESCENS) EMBRYO HABITAT: A BASELINE FOR ANTICIPATED OCEAN CLIMATE CHANGE. Journal of Shellfish Research, 37(3), 601–614. https://doi.org/10.2983/035.037.0313
Sato, K. N., Andersson, A. J., Day, J. M. D., Taylor, J. R. A., Frank, M. B., Jung, J. Y., McKittrick, J., & Levin, L. A. (2018). Response of sea urchin fitness traits to environmental gradients across the Southern California oxygen minimum zone. Frontiers in Marine Science, 5. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2018.00258
Dunn, D. C., Van Dover, C. L., Etter, R. J., Smith, C. R., Levin, L. A., Morato, T., Colaco, A., Dale, A. C., Gebruk, A. V., Gjerde, K. M., Halpin, P. N., Howell, K. L., Johnson, D., Perez, J. A. A., Ribeiro, M. C., Stuckas, H., Weaver, P., & Sempia Workshop Participants. (2018). A strategy for the conservation of biodiversity on mid-ocean ridges from deep-sea mining. Science Advances, 4(7). https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aar4313
Sato, K. N., Powell, J., Rudie, D., & Levin, L. A. (2018). Evaluating the promise and pitfalls of a potential climate change-tolerant sea urchin fishery in southern California. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 75(3), 1029–1041. https://doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsx225
Niner, H. J., Ardron, J. A., Escobar, E. G., Gianni, M., Jaeckel, A., Jones, D. O. B., Levin, L. A., Smith, C. R., Thiele, T., Turner, P. J., Van Dover, C. L., Watling, L., & Gjerde, K. M. (2018). Deep-sea mining with no net loss of biodiversity-an impossible aim. Frontiers in Marine Science, 5. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2018.00053
Sweetman, A. K., Thurber, A. R., Smith, C. R., Levin, L. A., Mora, C., Wei, C. L., Gooday, A. J., Jones, D. O. B., Rex, M., Yasuhara, M., Ingels, J., Ruhl, H. A., Frieder, C. A., Danovaro, R., Wurzberg, L., Baco, A., Grupe, B. M., Pasulka, A., Meyer, K. S., … Roberts, J. M. (2018). Major impacts of climate change on deep-sea benthic ecosystems. Elementa-Science of the Anthropocene, 5, 1–23. https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.203
Neira, C., Vales, M., Mendoza, G., Hoh, E., & Levin, L. A. (2018). Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in recreational marina sediments of San Diego Bay, southern California. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 126, 204–214. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.10.096
Breitburg, D., Levin, L. A., Oschlies, A., Grégoire, M., Chavez, F. P., Conley, D. J., Garçon, V., Gilbert, D., Gutiérrez, D., Isensee, K., Jacinto, G. S., Limburg, K. E., Montes, I., Naqvi, S. W. A., Pitcher, G. C., Rabalais, N. N., Roman, M. R., Rose, K. A., Seibel, B. A., … Zhang, J. (2018). Declining oxygen in the global ocean and coastal waters. Science, 359. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aam7240
Gallo, N. D., Victor, D. G., & Levin, L. A. (2017). Ocean commitments under the Paris Agreement. Nature Climate Change, 7(11), 833-+. https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate3422
McCormick, L. R., & Levin, L. A. (2017). Physiological and ecological implications of ocean deoxygenation for vision in marine organisms. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A-Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences, 375(2102). https://doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2016.0322
Parker, E. A., Rippy, M. A., Mehring, A. S., Winfrey, B. K., Ambrose, R. F., Levin, L. A., & Grant, S. B. (2017). Predictive power of clean bed filtration theory for fecal indicator bacteria removal in stormwater biofilters. Environmental Science & Technology, 51(10), 5703–5712. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.7b00752
Hansman, R. L., Thurber, A. R., Levin, L. A., & Aluwihare, L. I. (2017). Methane fates in the benthos and water column at cold seep sites along the continental margin of Central and North America. Deep-Sea Research Part I-Oceanographic Research Papers, 120, 122–131. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2016.12.016