Treude, T, Krause, S, Steinle, L, Burwicz, E, Hamdan, LJ, Niemann, H, Feseker, T, Libetrau, V, Krastel, S, Berndt, C. 2020. Biogeochemical consequences of nonvertical methane transport in sediment offshore northwestern Svalbard. J. Geophysical Res., 125, 1

Hamdan, LJ. 2020. Microbial Stowaways: Exploring shipwreck microbiomes in the deep Gulf of Mexico. Oceanography 33, 97,


Mugge RL, Lee JS, Brown TT, Hamdan LJ. Marine biofilm bacterial community response and carbon steel loss following Deepwater Horizon spill contaminant exposure. Biofouling 35, 870-882 DOI:

Mugge, RL, Brock, ML, Salerno, JL, Damour, M, Church, RA, Lee, J, Hamdan, LJ. 2019. Deep sea biofilms, historic shipwreck preservation and the Deepwwater Horizon spill. Front. Mar. Sci. 6, 1 DOI:


Hamdan, LJ, Salerno, JL, Reed, A, Joye, SB, Damour, M. 2018. The impact of the Deepwater Horizon blowout on historic shipwreck-associated sediment microbiomes in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Nature Sci. Rep. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-27350-z

Salerno, JL, Little, B, Lee, J, Hamdan, LJ. 2018. Exposure to crude oil and chemical dispersant may impact marine microbial biofilm composition and steel corrosion. Front. Mar. Sci.. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00196

Haridas, D, Biffinger, JC, Boyd, TJ, Fulmer, PA, Hamdan, LJ, Fitzgerald, LA. 2018. Laboratory growth of denitrifying water column microbial consortia from deep-sea shipwrecks in the northern Gulf of Mexico. F1000 Research DOI: 10.12688/f1000research.12713.2

Mulvaney, SP, Fitzgerald, LA, Hamdan, LJ, Ringeisen, BR, et al. 2018. Rapid design and fielding of four diagnostic technologies in Sierra Leone, Thailand, Peru, and Australia: Successes and challenges faced introducing these biosensors. 2018. Sensing & Bio-Sensing Res. DOI: 10.1016/j.sbsr.2018.06.003


Lajtha, K, Bai, E, Baisden, T, Berhe, AA, Bowden, B, Brookshire, J, Brozostek, E, Crow, S, Driscol, C, Evans, C, Finlay, J, Fisk, M, Grandy, S, Hamdan, LJ, Harrison, J, Hawkes, C, Kalbitz, K, Kaushal, S, Kramer, M, Matzner, E, Melack, J, Mulder, J, Porder, S, Sanderman, J, Stanley, E, Tank, J, Vile, M, Voss, M, Wieder, K, Ziegler. 2017. Brave new world: Editorial in support of environmental science. Biogeochemistry. DOI: 10.1007/s10533-017-0316-y


Hamdan, LJ, Wickland, KP. 2016. Methane emissions from oceans, coasts, and freshwater habitats: New perspectives and feedbacks on climate. Limnol. Oceanogr. 61: S3-S12 DOI: 10.1002/lno.10449

Damour, M, Church, R, Warren, D, Horrell, C, Hamdan, LJ. 2016. Gulf of Mexico-Shipwreck Corrosion, Hydrocarbon Exposure, Microbiology, and Archaeology (GOM-SCHEMA) Project: Studying the Effects of a Major Oil Spill on Submerged Cultural Resources. In Marco Meniketti (ed.) ACUA Underwater Archaeology Proceedings of the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology, Seattle, WA, pgs. 51–61.

Salerno, J.L., Bowen, B.W., and M.S. Rappé. Biogeography of planktonic and coral-associated microorganisms across the Hawaiian Archipelago. 2016. FEMS Microbial Ecology 92(8): pii: fiww109. DOI:


Treude, T, Krause, S, Schweers, J, Dale, A, Hamdan, LJ. 2014. Sulfate reduction and methane oxidation activity below the sulfate-methane transition zone in Alaskan-Beaufort continental margin sediments: Implications for deep sulfur cycling. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 144: 217-237.

Kirchman, DL, Hanson, TE, Cottrell, MT, Hamdan, LJ. 2014. Metagenomic analysis of organic matter degradation in methane-rich Arctic Ocean sediments. Limnol. Oceanogr. 59: 548-559.

Coffin, RB, Hamdan, LJ, Smith, J, Plummer, RE, Yoza, B, Pecher, I, Montgomery, MT. 2014. The Contribution of Vertical Methane Flux to Shallow Sediment Carbon Pools across the Porangahau Ridge, NZ. Energies 7: 5322-5356.

Gilbert, JA, Ball, M, Blainey, P, Blaser, MJ, Bohannan, B, Bateman, A, Bunge, J, Dominguez-Bello, MG, Epstein, S, Fierer, N, Gevers, D, Girkscheit, T, Hamdan, LJ, Harvey, J, Huttenhower, C, Kirkup, B, Kong, H, Lauber, C, Lemon, KP, Lynch, SV, Martin, L, Mello, C, Palma, J, Parker, R, Petrosino, J, Segre, JA, Vosshall, L, Yi, R, Knight, R. 2014. Meeting Report for the 1st skin microbiota workshop, boulder, CO October 15-16 2012. Stand. Genomic Sci. 9:1-7.

Leary, DH, Li, RW, Hervey, WJ, Lebedev, N, Hamdan, LJ, Wang, Z, Deschamps, JR, Kusterbeck, AW, Vora, GJ. 2014. Intergrated metagenomic and metaproteomic analyses of marine biofilms communities. Biofouling 30: 1211-1223.


Hamdan, LJ, Coffin, RB, Sikaroodi, M, Greinert, J, Treude, T, Gillevet, PM. 2013. Ocean currents shape the microbiome of Arctic marine sediments. ISME J. 7: 685-696.


Hamdan, LJ, Sikaroodi, M, Gillevet, PM. 2012. Bacterial community composition and diversity in methane charged sediments revealed by multitag pyrosequencing. Geomicrobiology J. 29:340-351

Howard, EC, Hamdan, LJ, Lizewski, SE, Ringeisen, BR. 2012. High frequency of glucose-utilizing mutants in Shewanella oneidensis MR-1. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 327: 9-14.


Hamdan, LJ, Fulmer, PA. 2011. Effects of COREXIT® EC9500A on bacteria from a beach oiled by the Deepwater Horizon spill. Aquatic Microbial Ecol. 63: 101-109. (Feature Article)

Hamdan, LJ, Gillevet, PM, Pohlman, JW, Sikaroodi, M, Greinert, J, Coffin, RB. 2011. Diversity and biogeochemical structuring of bacterial communities across the Porangahau ridge accretionary prism, New Zealand. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 77: 518-532.

Salerno, J.L., D.R. Reineman, R.D. Gates, and M.S. Rappé. 2011. The effect of a sub lethal temperature elevation on the structure of bacterial communities associated with the coral Porites Compressa. Journal of Marine Biology Article ID 969173, 9 pages, doi: 10.1155/2011/969173. open access


Schwalenberg, K, Wood, WT, Pecher, I, Hamdan, LJ, Henrys, S, Jegen, M, Coffin, RB. 2010 Preliminary interpretation of CSEM, heatflow, seismic, and geochemical data for gas hydrate distribution across the Porangahau Ridge, New Zealand. Mar. Geol. 272: 89-98


Hamdan, LJ, Gillevet, PM, Sikaroodi, M, Pohlman, JW, Plummer, RE, Coffin, RB. 2008. Geomicrobial characterization of gas hydrate bearing sediments along the mid-Chilean Margin. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 65: 15-30

Coffin, RB, Hamdan, LJ, Smith, JP, Gardner, J, Plummer, RE, Wood, WT. 2008. Analysis of methane and sulfate flux in methane-charged sediments from the Mississippi Canyon, Gulf of Mexico. Mar. Petrol. Geol. 25: 977-987

Steen, AD, Hamdan, LJ, Arnosti, C. 2008. Dynamics of dissolved carbohydrates in the Chesapeake Bay: Insights from enzyme activities, concentrations, and microbial metabolism. Limnol. Oceanogr. 53: 936-947

Boyd, TJ, Smith, DC, Apple, JK, Hamdan, LJ, Osburn, CL, Montgomery, MT. 2008. Evaluating PAH biodegradation relative to bacterial carbon demand in coastal ecosystems: Are PAHs truly recalcitrant? In: Microbial Ecology Research Trends. NOVA Sci. Publishers, Inc., Hauppauge, NY


Hamdan, LJ, Jonas, RB. 2007. The use of antibiotics to reduce bacterioplankton uptake of phytoplankton extracellular organic carbon (EOC) in the Potomac River estuary. JEMBE 342: 242-252

Coffin, RB, Pohlman, JW, Gardner, JM, Downer, RC, Wood, WT, Hamdan, LJ, Walker, SE, Plummer, RE, Gettrust, JF, Diaz, J. 2007. Methane hydrate exploration on the mid-Chilean Coast: A geochemical and geophysical survey. J Petrol. Sci. Eng. 56: 32-41


Hamdan, LJ, Jonas RB. 2006. Seasonal and inter-annual dynamics of free-living bacterioplankton and microbially labile organic carbon along the salinity gradient of the Potomac River. Estuaries Coasts 29:40 – 53


Salerno, J.L., S.A. Macko, S.J. Hallam, M. Bright, Y.J. Won, Z. McKiness, C.L. Van Dover. 2005. Characterization of symbiont populations in life-history stages of mussels from chemosynthetic environments. Biological Bulletin 208(2): 145-155. download here


Van Dover, C.L., P. Aharon, J.M. Bernhard, E. Caylor, M. Doerries, W. Flickinger, W. Gilhooly, S.K. Goffredi, K.E. Knick, S.A. Macko, S. Rapoport, E.C. Raulfs, C. Ruppel, J.L. Salerno, R.D. Seitz, B.K. Sen Gupta, T. Shank, M. Turnipseed, R. Vrijenhoek, E. 2003. Blake Ridge methane seeps: characterization of a soft-sediment, chemosynthetically based ecosystem. Deep-Sea Research I 50(2): 281-300.

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