Dugenne, M., F. Henderikx-Freitas, S.T. Wilson, D.M. Karl, and A.E. White (2020) Life and death of Crocosphaera watsonii in the Pacific Ocean: Fine scale resolution of predator-prey dynamics. Limnol. Oceanogr. doi: 10.1002/lno.11473.

Hawco, N.J., Y. Shun-Chung, R.K. Foreman, C.P. Funkey, M. Dugenne, A.E. White, S.T Wilson, R.L. Kelly, X. Bian, K.-F. Huang, D.M. Karl, and S.G. John (2020) Metal isotope signatures from lava-seawater interaction during the 2018 eruption of Kīlauea. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 282, 340-356.

Klawonn, I., M.J. Eichner,  S.T. Wilson, N. Moradi, B. Thamdrup, S. Kümmel, M. Gehre, A. Khalili, H.P. Grossart, D.M. Karl and H. Ploug (2020) Distinct nitrogen cycling and steep chemical gradients in Trichodesmium colonies. ISME J.  44, 319-412.

Mills, M.M., K.A. Turk-Kubo, G.L. van Dijken, B.A. Henke, K. Harding, S.T. Wilson, K.R. Arrigo, and J.P. Zehr (2020) Unusual marine cyanobacteria/haptophyte symbiosis relies on N2 fixation even in N-rich environments. ISME J. doi: 10.1038/s41396-020-0691-6.

Muratore, D., A.K. Boysen, M.J. Harke, K.W. Becker, J.R. Casey, S.N. Coesel, D.R. Mende, S.T. Wilson, F.O. Aylward, J. Eppley, A. Visolova, S. Peng, R. Rodriguez, S.J. Beckett, E. V. Armbrust, E.F. DeLong, D.M. Karl, A.E. White, J.P. Zehr, A.E. Ingalls, B.A.S. Van Mooy, S.T. Dyhrman, A.E. Ingalls, and J.S. Weitz (2020) Community-scale synchronization and temporal portioning of gene expression, metabolism and lipid biosynthesis in the oligotrophic ocean. bioRxiv doi:

Sosa, O.A., T.J. Burrell, S.T. Wilson, R.K. Foreman, D.M. Karl, and D.J. Repeta (2020) Phosphonate cycling supports methane and ethylene production and supersaturation in the phosphate-depleted western North Atlantic Ocean. Limnol. Oceanogr. doi: 10.1002/lno.11463.

White, A.E., J. Granger, C. Selden, M.R. Gradoville, L. Potts, A. Bourbonnais, R.W. Fulweiler, A.N. Knapp, W.Mohr, P. Moisander, C.R. Tobias, M. Caffin, S.T. Wilson, M. Benavides, S. Bonnet, M. Mulholland, and B.X. Chang (2020) A review of the 15N2 tracer method to measure diazotrophic production in pelagic ecosystems. Limnol. Oceanogr. Methods. 18, 129-147.

Wilson, S.T., M. Caffin, A.E. White, and D.M. Karl (2020) Evaluation of argon induced hydrogen production as a method to measure nitrogen fixation. J. Phycol. In review

Wilson, S.T., A.N. Al-Haj, A. Bourbonnais, C. Frey, R.W. Fulweiler, J.D. Kessler, H.K. Marchant, J. Milucka, N.E. Ray, P. Suntharalingham, , B.F. Thornton, R.C. Upstill-Goddard,  T.S. Weber, D.L. Arévalo-Martínez, H.W. Bange, H.M. Benway, D. Bianchi, A.V. Borges, B.X. Chang, P.M. Crill, D.A. del Valle, L. Farías, A. Kock, S.B. Joye, J. Labidi, C.C. Manning, J.W. Pohlman, G. Rehder, K.J. Sparrow, P.D. Tortell, T. Treude, D.L. Valentine, B.B. Ward, S. Yang, and L.N. Yurganov (2020) Ideas and perspectives: A strategic assessment of methane and nitrous oxide measurements in the marine environment. Biogeosciences Discuss.

Yang, S., B.X. Chang, M. Warner, T.S. Weber, A. Bourbonnais, A.E. Santoro, A. Kock, R. Sonnerup, J. Bullister, S.T. Wilson, and D. Bianchi (2020) Global reconstruction reduces the uncertainty of oceanic nitrous oxide emissions and reveals a vigorous seasonal cycle. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 117, 11954-11960.

Bange, H.W., D.L. Arévalo-Martínez, M. de la Paz, L. Farías, J. Kaiser, A. Kock, C.S. Law, A.P. Rees, G. Rehder, P. Tortell, R.C. Upstill-Goddard and S.T. Wilson (2019) A harmonized nitrous oxide ocean observation network for the 21st century. Front. Mar. Sci. 6, 157. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00157.

Inomura, K., S.T. Wilson and C. Deutsch (2019) A mechanistic physiological model for the co-occurence of nitrogen fixation and photosynthesis in marine Trichodesmium. mSystems 4:e00210-19.

Inomura, K., C. Deutsch, S. Wilson, T. Masuda, E. Lawrenz, B. Lenka, R. Sobotka, J. Gaugliz, M. Saito, O. Prášil, and M. Follows (2019) Quantifying oxygen management and temperature-light dependencies of nitrogen fixation by Crocosphaera watsonii. mSphere 4:e00531-19.

Robidart J.C., J.D. Magasin, I.N. Shilova, K.A. Turk-Kubo, S.T. Wilson, D.M. Karl, C.A. Scholin, and J.P. Zehr (2019) Effects of nutrient enrichment and deep water mixing on surface microbial community gene expression in the oligotrophic North Pacific Ocean. ISME J. 13, 374-387.

Wilson, S.T*., N.J. Hawco*, E.V. Armbrust, B. Barone, K.M. Björkman, A.K. Boysen, M. Burgos, T.J. Burrell, J.R. Casey, E.F. DeLong, M. Dugenne, S. Dutkiewicz, S.T. Dyhrman, S. Ferrón, M.J. Follows, R.K. Foreman, C.P. Funkey, M.J. Harke, B.A. Henke, C.N. Hill, A.M. Hynes, A.E. Ingalls, O. Jahn, R.L. Kelly, A.N. Knapp, R.M. Letelier, F. Ribalet, E.M. Shimabukuro, R.K.S. Tabata, K.A. Turk-Kubo, A.E. White, J.P. Zehr, S. John, and D.M. Karl (2019) Kīlauea lava fuels phytoplankton bloom in the North Pacific Ocean. Science 365, 1040-1044  (*co-lead authors)

Zhang, Y., B. Kieft, B. Hobson, J. Ryan, B. Barone, C. Preston, B. Roman, B.-Y. Raanan,4 R. Marin III, T. O’Reilly, C. Rueda, D. Pargett, K. Yamahara, S. Poulos, A. Romano, G. Foreman, H. Ramm, S. Wilson, E. DeLong, D. Karl, J. Birch, J. Bellingham, and C. Scholin (2019) Autonomous tracking and sampling of the deep chlorophyll maximum in an open-ocean eddy by a Long Range Autonomous Underwater Vehicle. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering. doi: 10.1109/JOE.2019.2920217.

Follett, C.L., A.E. White, S.T. Wilson and M.J. Follows (2018) Nitrogen fixation rates diagnosed from diurnal changes in elemental stoichiometry. Limnol. Oceanogr. 63, 1911-1923.

Hynson, N.A., K.L. Frank, R.A. Alegado, A.S. Amend, M. Arif, G.M. Bennett, A.J. Jani, M.C.I. Medeiros, Y. Mileyko, C.E. Nelson, N.H. Nguyen, O. Nigro, S. Prisic, S. Shin, D. Takagi, S.T. Wilson, and J.Y. Yew (2018) Synergy among microbiota and their hosts: leveraging the Hawaiian archipelago and local collaborative networks to address pressing questions in microbiome research. mSystems 3:e00159-17.

Martínez-García, S., R.R. Bidigare, M.J. Church, D.A. del Valle, L.W. Juranek, D.P. Nicholson, D.A. Viviani and S.T. Wilson (2018) Control of net community production by microbial community respiration at Station ALOHA. J. Mar. Systems J. Mar. Systems 184: 28-35.

Royer, S.-J., S. Ferrón, S.T. Wilson and D.M. Karl (2018) Production of methane and ethylene from plastic in the environment. PLoS ONE 13(8): e0200574.

Thompson, A.W., G. Engh, N. Ahlgren, K. Kouba, S. Ward, S.T. Wilson and D.M. Karl (2018) Dynamics of Prochlorococcus diversity and photoacclimation during short-term shifts in water column stratification at Station ALOHA. Front. Mar. Sci. 5:488. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00488

Wilson, S.T., H.W. Bange, J. Barnes, A. Borges, I. Brown, J. Bullister, M. Burgos, D.W. Capelle, M. Casso, M. de la Paz, L. Farías, L. Fenwick, S. Ferrón, G. Garcia, M. Glockzin, D.M. Karl, A. Kock, S. Laperriere., C.S. Law, C.C. Manning, A. Marriner, J.-P. Myllykangas, J.W. Pohlman, A.P. Rees, A. Santoro, P. Tortell, D. Wisegarver, R.C. Upstill-Goddard, G.L. Zhang, G. Rehder (2018) An intercomparison of oceanic methane and nitrous oxide measurements. Biogeosciences 15, 5891–5907, doi: 10.5194/bg-15-5891-2018.

Wilson, S.T. and M.J. Church (2018) Microbial ecology in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. Front. Mar. Sci. 5:334 doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00334.

Böttjer, D., J.E. Dore, D.M. Karl, R.M. Letelier, C. Mahaffey, S.T. Wilson, J.P. Zehr and M.J. Church (2017) Temporal variability in dinitrogen fixation and particulate nitrogen export at Station ALOHA. Limnol. Oceanogr. 62: 200-216.

Eichner, M.J., I. Klawonn, S.T. Wilson, S. Littmann, M. Whitehouse, M.J. Church, M.M.M. Kuypers, D.M. Karl and H. Ploug (2017) Chemical microenvironments and single-cell carbon and nitrogen uptake in colonies of Trichodesmium under different pCO2. ISME J. 11: 1305-1317.

Engel, A., H. Wagner, F.A.C. Le Moigne and S.T. Wilson (2017) Particle export fluxes to the oxygen minimum zone of the Eastern Tropical North Atlantic. Biogeosciences. 14: 1825-1838.

Wilson, S.T.*, F. Aylward*, F. Ribalet, B. Barone, J.R. Casey, P. Connell, J.A. Eppley, S. Ferrón, J.N. Fitzsimmons, C.T. Hayes, A.E. Romano, K.A. Turk-Kubo, A. Vislova, E.V. Armbrust, D.A. Caron,  M.J. Church, J.P. Zehr, D.M. Karl and E.F. DeLong, (2017) Coordinated regulation of growth, activity and transcription in natural populations of the unicellular nitrogen-fixing cyanobacterium Crocosphaera. Nature Microbiol. 2. 17118.

(*co-lead authors)

Wilson, S.T., S. Ferrón and D.M. Karl (2017) Interannual variability of methane and nitrous oxide in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. Geophys. Res. Letts. 44: doi: 10.1002/2017GL074458.

Rouco, M., S.T. Haley, H. Alexander, S.T. Wilson, D.M. Karl and S.T. Dyhrman (2016) Variable depth distribution of Trichodesmium clades in the North Pacific Ocean. Env. Micro. Reports 8: 1058-1066.

Bullister, J.L., D.P. Wisegarver and S.T. Wilson (2016) Technical Report: The production of methane and nitrous oxide gas standards for Scientific Committee on Ocean Research (SCOR) Working Group #143. pp 1-9. (non peer-reviewed)

Alexander, H., M. Rouco, S.T. Haley, S.T. Wilson, D.M. Karl and S.T. Dyhrman (2015) Functional group-specific traits drive phytoplankton dynamics in the oligotrophic ocean. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA. 112: 5972-5979.

Bombar, D., C.Taylor, S.T. Wilson, J. Robidart, A. Rabines, K. Turk-Kubo, J.N. Kemp, D.M. Karl and J.P. Zehr (2015) Measurements of nitrogen fixation in the oligotrophic North Pacific Subtropical Gyre using a free-drifting Submersible Incubation Device. J. Plankton Res. 37:727-739.

Braun, A., F. Boudoire, D.K. Bora, G. Faccio, Y. Hu, A. Kroll, B.S. Mun and S.T. Wilson (2015) Biological components and bioelectronic interfaces of water splitting photoelectrodes for solar hydrogen production. Chem. Eur. J. 21: 4188-4199.


Ferrón, S., S.T. Wilson, S. Martínez-Garcia, P.D. Quay and D.M. Karl (2015) Metabolic balance in the mixed layer of the oligotrophic North Pacific Ocean from diel changes O2/Ar saturation ratios. Geophys. Res. Lett.  42: doi:10.1002/2015GL063555.

Nicholson, D., S.T. Wilson, S.C. Doney and D.M. Karl (2015) Quantifying subtropical North Pacific gyre mixed layer primary production from Seaglider observations of diel oxygen cycles. Geophys. Res. Lett. 42: doi:10.1002/2015GL063065.


Wilson, S.T., B. Barone, F. Ascani, R.R. Bidigare, M.J. Church, D.A. del Valle, S. T. Dyhrman, S. Ferrón, J.N. Fitzsimmons, L.W. Juranek, Z.S. Kolber, R. M. Letelier, S. Martínez-Garcia, D. Nicholson, K. J. Richards, Y.M. Rii, M. Rouco, D.A. Viviani, A.E. White, J.P.  Zehr and  D.M. Karl (2015) Short-term variability in euphotic zone biogeochemistry and primary productivity at Station ALOHA: A case study of summer 2012. Global Biogeochem. Cycles 29: doi:10.1002/2015GB005141.

Bidigare, R.R., F.A. Buttler, S.J. Christensen, B. Barone, D.M. Karl and S.T. Wilson (2014) Evaluation of the utility of xanthophyll cycle pigment dynamics for assessing upper ocean mixing processes at Station ALOHA. J Plankton Res. 36: 1423-1433.


Lin, H.-T.,  J.P. Cowen, E.J. Olson, M.D. Lilley, S.P. Jungbluth, S.T. Wilson and M.S. Rappé  (2014) Dissolved hydrogen and methane in the oceanic basaltic biosphere. Earth Planet. Sci.  Lett. 405: 62-73.


Robidart, J.C., M.J. Church, J.P. Ryan, F. Ascani, S.T. Wilson, D. Bombar, R. Marin III, K.J. Richards, D.M. Karl, C.A. Scholin and J.P. Zehr (2014) Ecogenomic sensor reveals controls on N2-fixing microorganisms in the North Pacific Ocean. The ISME  J. 8: 1-11.

Wilson, S.T., D.A. del Valle, M. Segura-Noguera and D.M. Karl (2014) A role for nitrite in the production of nitrous oxide in the oligotrophic North Pacific Ocean. Deep Sea Res Part I.  85: 47-55.

Martinez, A., L.A. Ventouras, S.T. Wilson, D.M. Karl and E.F. DeLong (2013) Methylphosphonate utilization by marine bacteria. Front. Microbiol. 4: 340. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00340

Wilson, S.T., D.A. del Valle, J.C. Robidart, J.P. Zehr and D.M. Karl (2013) Dissolved hydrogen and nitrogen fixation in the oligotrophic North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. Environ. Microbiol. Reports 5: 622-777.

Wilson, S.T. and D.M. Karl (2013) A high-resolution insight into microbial biogeochemistry in the North Pacific Ocean. Current - the Journal of Marine Education. 28: 20-21.

Blomquist, B.W., C.W. Fairall, B.J. Huebert and S.T. Wilson (2012) Direct measurement of the oceanic carbon monoxide flux by eddy correlation. Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss. 5: 4809-4825.

Ditchfield A.K., S.T. Wilson, M.C. Hart, K.J. Purdy, D.H. Green and A.D. Hatton (2012) Identification of putative  

methylotrophic and hydrogenotrophic methanogens within sedimenting material and copepod faecal pellets. Aquat. Microb. Ecol. 67: 151-160.

Wilson, S.T., D. Böttjer, M.J. Church and D.M. Karl (2012) Comparative assessment of nitrogen fixation methodologies conducted in the oligotrophic North Pacific Ocean. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 78: 6491-6498.

Wilson, S.T., Z.S. Kolber, S. Tozzi, J.P. Zehr and D.M. Karl (2012) Nitrogen fixation, hydrogen production and electron transport kinetics in Trichodesmium erythraeum Strain IMS101. J. Phycol. 48: 595-506.

Varaljay, V.A., S.M. Gifford, S.T. Wilson, S. Sharma, D.M. Karl and M.A Moran (2012) Bacterial dimethylsulfoniopropionate-degrading genes in the oligotropic North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 78: 2775-2782.

Wilson, S.T., S. Tozzi, R.A. Foster, I. Ilikchyan, Z.S. Kolber, J.P. Zehr and D.M. Karl (2010) Hydrogen cycling by the unicellular marine diazotroph Crocosphaera watsonii Strain WH8501.  Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 20: 6797-6803.

Wilson, S.T., R.A. Foster, J.P. Zehr and D.M. Karl (2010) Hydrogen production by Trichodesmium erythraeum, Cyanothece spp., and Crocosphaera watsonii. Aquat. Microb. Ecol. 59: 197-206.

Kamenos, N.A., S.C. Strong, D. Shenoy, S.T. Wilson, A.D. Hatton and P.G. Moore (2008) Red coralline algae as a source  of marine biogenic dimethylsulphoniopropionate.  Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 372: 61-66.

Hatton, A.D. and S.T. Wilson (2007) Particulate dimethylsulphoxide and dimethylsulphonio-propionate in

phytoplankton cultures and Scottish coastal waters.  Aquatic Sciences 69: 330-340.