Dr Daniel Mayor

Ocean Biogeochemistry and Ecosystems
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Hicks, N.; Ubbara, G.R.; Silburn, B.; Smith, H.E.K.; Kröger, S.; Parker, E.R.; Sivyer, D.; Kitidis, V.; Hatton, A.; Mayor, D.J.; Stahl, H.. 2018 Oxygen dynamics in shelf seas sediments incorporating seasonal variability. Biogeochemistry, 135 (1-2). 35-47.https://doi.org/10.1007/s10533-017-0326-9
Anderson, T.R.; Martin, A.P.; Lampitt, R.S.; Trueman, C.N.; Henson, S.A.; Mayor, D.J.. 2018 Quantifying carbon fluxes from primary production to mesopelagic fish using a simple food web model. ICES Journal of Marine Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsx234
Painter, Stuart C.; Lapworth, Dan J.; Woodward, E. Malcolm S.; Kroeger, Silke; Evans, Chris D.; Mayor, Daniel J.; Sanders, Richard J.. 2018 Terrestrial dissolved organic matter distribution in the North Sea. Science of the Total Environment, 630. 630-647.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.02.237
Mayers, K.M.J.; Poulton, A.J.; Daniels, C.J.; Wells, S.R.; Woodward, E.M.S.; Tarran, G.A.; Widdicombe, C.E.; Mayor, D.J.; Atkinson, A.; Giering, S.L.C.. 2018 Growth and mortality of coccolithophores during spring in a temperate Shelf Sea (Celtic Sea, April 2015). Progress in Oceanography. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2018.02.024 (In Press)
Giering, Sarah L.C.; Wells, Seona R; Mayers, Kyle M.J.; Schuster, Hanna; Cornwell, Louise; Fileman, Elaine; Atkinson, Angus; Cook, Kathryn B; Preece, Calum; Mayor, Daniel J. 2018 Seasonal variation of zooplankton community structure and trophic position in the Celtic Sea: a stable isotope and biovolume spectrum approach. Progress in Oceanography. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2018.03.012 (In Press)
Anderson, Thomas R.; Pond, David W.; Mayor, Daniel J.. 2017 The role of microbes in the nutrition of detritivorous invertebrates: a stoichiometric analysis. Frontiers in Microbiology, 7. 2113.10.3389/fmicb.2016.02113
Anderson, Thomas R.; Hessen, Dag O.; Boersma, Maarten; Urabe, Jotaro; Mayor, Daniel J.. 2017 Will invertebrates require increasingly carbon-rich food in a warming world? American Naturalist, 190 (6). 725-742.10.1086/694122
Thompson, C.E.L.; Silburn, B.; Williams, M.E.; Hull, T.; Sivyer, D.; Amoudry, L.O.; Widdicombe, S.; Ingels, J.; Carnovale, G.; McNeill, C.L.; Hale, R.; Laguionie Marchais, C.; Hicks, N.; Smith, H.E.K.; Klar, J.K.; Hiddink, J.G.; Kowalik, J.; Kitidis, V.; Reynolds, S.; Woodward, E.M.S.; Tait, K.; Homoky, W.B.; Kröger, S.; Bolam, S.; Godbold, J.A.; Aldridge, J.; Mayor, D.J.; Benoist, N.M.A.; Bett, B.J.; Morris, K.J.; Parker, E.R.; Ruhl, H.A.; Statham, P.J.; Solan, M.. 2017 An approach for the identification of exemplar sites for scaling up targeted field observations of benthic biogeochemistry in heterogeneous environments. Biogeochemisry, 135 (1-2). 1-34.10.1007/s10533-017-0366-1
Mayor, Daniel J.; Gray, Nia B.; Hattich, Giannina S.I.; Thornton, Barry. 2017 Detecting the presence of fish farm-derived organic matter at the seafloor using stable isotope analysis of phospholipid fatty acids. Scientific Reports, 7. 5146.10.1038/s41598-017-05252-w
Solan, Martin; Godbold, Jasmin; Thompson, Charlotte; Ruhl, Henry; Mayor, Daniel; Cripps, Gemma. 2017 Biogeochemistry, macronutrient and carbon cycling in the benthic layer, NERC. Impact, 2017 (7). 11-15.https://doi.org/10.21820/23987073.2017.7.11
Lacey, Nichola C.; Rowden, Ashley A.; Clark, Malcolm R.; Kilgallen, Niamh M.; Linley, Thomas; Mayor, Dan J.; Jamieson, Alan J.. 2016 Community structure and diversity of scavenging amphipods from bathyal to hadal depths in three South Pacific Trenches. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 111. 121-137.10.1016/j.dsr.2016.02.014
Sanders, R.; Henson, S.A.; Martin, A.P.; Anderson, T.R.; Bernardello, R.; Enderlein, P.; Fielding, S.; Giering, S.; Hartmann, M.; Iversen, M.; Khatiwala, S.; Lam, P.; Mayor, D.J.; Moore, C.M.; Murphy, E.; Painter, S.C.; Poulton, A.J.; Saw, K.; Stowasser, G.; Tarling, G.A.; Torres-valdes, S.; Trimmer, M.; Wolff, G.A.; Yool, A.. 2016 Controls over Ocean Mesopelagic Interior Carbon Storage (COMICS): fieldwork, synthesis and modelling efforts. Frontiers in Marine Science, 3, 136. 7, pp.10.3389/fmars.2016.00136
Giering, S.L.C.; Sanders, R.; Martin, A.P.; Lindemann, C.; Möller, K.O.; Daniels, C.J.; Mayor, D.J; St. John, M.A.. 2016 High export via small particles before the onset of the North Atlantic spring bloom. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 121 (9). 6929-6945.10.1002/2016JC012048
Main, C.E.; Ruhl, H.A.; Jones, D.O.B.; Yool, A.; Thornton, B.; Mayor, D.J.. 2015 Hydrocarbon contamination affects deep-sea benthic oxygen uptake and microbial community composition. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 100. 79-87.10.1016/j.dsr.2014.12.008
Mayor, Daniel J.; Sommer, Ulf; Cook, Kathryn B.; Viant, Mark R.. 2015 The metabolic response of marine copepods to environmental warming and ocean acidification in the absence of food. Scientific Reports, 5. 13690.10.1038/srep13690
Mayor, Daniel J.; Sanders, Richard; Giering, Sarah L.C.; Anderson, Thomas R.. 2014 Microbial gardening in the ocean's twilight zone: Detritivorous metazoans benefit from fragmenting, rather than ingesting, sinking detritus. BioEssays, 36 (12). 1132-1137.10.1002/bies.201400100
Pond, David W.; Tarling, Geraint A.; Mayor, Daniel J. 2014 Hydrostatic Pressure and Temperature Effects on the Membranes of a Seasonally Migrating Marine Copepod. PLoS ONE, 9 (10), e111043. 9, pp.10.1371/journal.pone.0111043
Giering, Sarah L.C.; Sanders, Richard; Lampitt, Richard S.; Anderson, Thomas R.; Tamburini, Christian; Boutrif, Mehdi; Zubkov, Mikhail V.; Marsay, Chris M.; Henson, Stephanie A.; Saw, Kevin; Cook, Kathryn; Mayor, Daniel J.. 2014 Reconciliation of the carbon budget in the ocean’s twilight zone. Nature, 507. 480-483.10.1038/nature13123
Mayor, Daniel J.; Gray, Nia B.; Elver-Evans, Joanna; Midwood, Andrew J.; Thornton, Barry. 2013 Metal-macrofauna interactions determine microbial community structure and function in copper contaminated sediments. PLoS ONE, 8 (5). e64940.10.1371/journal.pone.0064940
Mayor, Daniel J.; Sharples, Caroline J.; Webster, Lynda; Walsham, Pamela; Lacaze, Jean-Pierre; Cousins, Nicola J.. 2013 Tissue and size-related changes in the fatty acid and stable isotope signatures of the deep sea grenadier fish Coryphaenoides armatus from the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone region of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 98. 421-430.10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.02.030
Anderson, Thomas R.; Hessen, Dag O.; Mitra, Aditee; Mayor, Daniel J.; Yool, Andrew. 2013 Sensitivity of secondary production and export flux to choice of trophic transfer formulation in marine ecosystem models. Journal of Marine Systems, 125. 41-53.10.1016/j.jmarsys.2012.09.008
Giering, Sari L.C.; Steigenberger, Sebastian; Achterberg, Eric P.; Sanders, Richard; Mayor, Daniel J.. 2012 Elevated iron to nitrogen recycling by mesozooplankton in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean. Geophysical Research Letters, 39 (12). L12608.10.1029/2012GL051776
Pond, David; Tarling, Geraint; Ward, Peter; Mayor, Daniel J.. 2012 Wax ester composition influences the diapause patterns in the copepod Calanoides acutus. Deep Sea Research II, 59-60. 93-104.10.1016/j.dsr2.2011.05.009
Mayor, Daniel J.; Thornton, Barry; Hay, Steve; Zuur, Alain F.; Nicol, Graeme W.; McWilliam, Jenna M.; Witte, Ursula F.M.. 2012 Resource quality affects carbon cycling in deep-sea sediments. The ISME Journal, 6 (9). 1740-1748.10.1038/ismej.2012.14
Mayor, D.J.; Everett, N.R.; Cook, K.B.. 2012 End of century ocean warming and acidification effects on reproductive success in a temperate marine copepod. Journal of Plankton Research, 34 (3). 258-262.10.1093/plankt/fbr107
Mayor, Daniel J.; Cook, Kathryn; Thornton, Barry; Walsham, Pamela; Witte, Ursula F. M.; Zuur, Alain F.; Anderson, Thomas R.. 2011 Absorption efficiencies and basal turnover of C, N and fatty acids in a marine Calanoid copepod. Functional Ecology, 25. 509-518.10.1111/j.1365-2435.2010.01791.x
Gontikaki, E.; Mayor, D.J.; Narayanaswamy, B.E.; Witte, U.. 2011 Feeding strategies of deep-sea sub-Arctic macrofauna of the Faroe-Shetland Channel: Combining natural stable isotopes and enrichment techniques. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 58 (2). 160-172.10.1016/j.dsr.2010.11.011
Gontikaki, E.; Mayor, D.J.; Thornton, B.; Black, K.; Witte, U.. 2011 Processing of 13C-labelled diatoms by a bathyal community at sub-zero temperatures. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 421. 39-50.10.3354/meps08892
Mayor, Daniel J.; Zuur, Alain F.; Solan, Martin; Paton, Graeme I.; Killham, Ken. 2010 Factors affecting benthic impacts at Scottish fish farms. Environmental Science & Technology, 44 (6). 2079-2084.10.1021/es903073h
Jamieson, Alan J.; Fujii, Toyonobu; Mayor, Daniel J.; Solan, Martin; Priede, Imants G.. 2010 Hadal trenches: the ecology of the deepest places on Earth. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 25 (3). 190-197.10.1016/j.tree.2009.09.009
Mayor, D.J.; Solan, M.; McMillan, H.; Killham, K.; Paton, G.I.. 2009 Effects of copper and the sea lice treatment Slice® on nutrient release from marine sediments. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 58 (4). 552-558.10.1016/j.marpolbul.2008.11.015
Mayor, Daniel J.; Anderson, Thomas R.; Pond, David W.; Irigoien, Xabier. 2009 Egg production and associated losses of carbon, nitrogen and fatty acids from maternal biomass in Calanus finmarchicus before the spring bloom. Journal of Marine Systems, 78 (4). 505-510.10.1016/j.jmarsys.2008.12.019
Mayor, Daniel J.; Anderson, Thomas R.; Pond, David W.; Irigoien, Xabier. 2009 Limitation of egg production in Calanus finmarchicus in the field: a stoichiometric analysis. Journal of Marine Systems, 78 (4). 511-517.10.1016/j.jmarsys.2008.12.020
Castellani, Claudia; Irigoien, Xabier; Mayor, Daniel J.; Harris, Roger P.; Wilson, David. 2008 Feeding of Calanus finmarchicus and Oithona similis on the microplankton assemblage in the Irminger Sea, North Atlantic. Journal of Plankton Research, 30 (10). 1095-1116.10.1093/plankt/fbn074
Heath, M.R.; Rasmussen, J.; Ahmed, Y.; Allen, J.; Anderson, C.I.H.; Brierley, A.S.; Brown, L.; Bunker, A.; Cook, K.; Davidson, R.; Fielding, S.; Gurney, W.S.C.; Harris, R.; Hay, S.; Henson, S.; Hirst, A.G.; Holliday, N.P.; Ingvarsdottir, A.; Irigoien, X.; Lindeque, P.; Mayor, D.J.; Montagnes, D.; Moffat, C.; Pollard, R.; Richards, S.; Saunders, R.A.; Sidey, J.; Smerdon, G.; Speirs, D.; Walsham, P.; Waniek, J.; Webster, L.; Wilson, D.. 2008 Spatial demography of Calanus finmarchicus in the Irminger Sea. Progress in Oceanography, 76 (1). 39-88.10.1016/j.pocean.2007.10.001
Mayor, D.J.; Matthews, C.; Cook, K.; Zuur, A.F.; Hay, S.. 2007 CO2-induced acidification affects hatching success in Calanus finmarchicus. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 350. 91-97.10.3354/meps07142
Mayor, D.J.; Anderson, T.R.; Irigoien, X.; Harris, R.. 2006 Feeding and reproduction of Calanus finmarchicus during non-bloom conditions in the Irminger Sea. Journal of Plankton Research, 28 (12). 1167-1179.10.1093/plankt/fbl047
Mayor, D.. 2005 Biophysical interactions in high-latitude oceans. Ocean Challenge, 14 (1). 22-23.
Allen, John T.; Brown, Louise; Sanders, Richard; Moore, C. Mark; Mustard, Alexander; Fielding, Sophie; Lucas, Mike; Rixen, Michel; Savage, Graham; Henson, Stephanie; Mayor, Dan. 2005 Letter. Diatom carbon export enhanced by silicate upwelling in the northeast Atlantic. Nature, 437 (7059). 728-732.10.1038/nature03948

Book section

Brown, P.; Sanders, R.; McDonagh, E.; Henson, S.; Best, A.I.; Poulton, A.J.; Mayor, D.J.. 2016 Impacts and effects of ocean warming on carbon management including methane hydrates. In: Baxter, J.M.; Laffoley, D.D'A., (eds.)Explaining ocean warming: Causes, scale, effects and consequences. Full Report. Gland, IUCN The World Conservation Union, 373-388.
Wheeler, A.J.; Bett, B.J.; Billett, D.S.M.; Masson, D.G.; Mayor, D.. 2004 The impact of demersal trawling on NE Atlantic deepwater coral habitats: the case of the Darwin Mounds, United Kingdom. In: Barnes, P., (ed.)Benthic habitats and the effects of fishing. Bethesda MD, USA, American Fisheries Society, 807-817. (American Fisheries Society Symposium, 41).