Dr Leigh Marsh

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Coleman, Dwight; Etnoyer, Peter; Caldow, Chris; Bursek, Julie; Marsh, Leigh; Sauttner, Will; Freedman, Ryan; Kane, Renato. 2017 Mapping and exploration within and surrounding the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary [in special issue: New Frontiers in Ocean Exploration: The E/V Nautilus, NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer; and R/V Falkor 2016 Field Season] Oceanography, 30 (1, Supplement). 38-39.
Robert, Katleen; Huvenne, Veerle A.I.; Georgiopoulou, Aggeliki; Jones, Daniel O.B.; Marsh, Leigh; Carter, Gareth D.O.; Chaumillon, Leo. 2017 New approaches to high-resolution mapping of marine vertical structures. Scientific Reports, 7, 9005. 10.1038/s41598-017-09382-z
Amon, Diva J.; Gobin, Judith; Van Dover, Cindy L.; Levin, Lisa A.; Marsh, Leigh; Raineault, Nicole A.. 2017 Characterization of methane-seep communities in a deep-sea area designated for oil and natural gas exploitation off Trinidad and Tobago. Frontiers in Marine Science, 4. 00342.10.3389/fmars.2017.00342
Copley, J.T.; Marsh, L.; Glover, A.G.; Hühnerbach, V.; Nye, V.E.; Read, W.D.K.; Sweeting, C.J.; Wigham, B.D.; Wiklund, H.. 2016 Ecology and biogeography of megafauna and macrofauna at the first known deep-sea hydrothermal vents on the ultraslow-spreading Southwest Indian Ridge. Scientific Reports, 6. 39158.10.1038/srep39158
Raineault, Nicole; Ballard, Robert D.; Mayer, Larry; Fisher, Charles R.; Carey, Stephen; Marsh, Leigh; Kane, Renato; Tüzün, Suna; Shank, Timothy M.; Smart, Clara. 2016 Exploration of hydrothermal vents Along the Galápagos Spreading Center. Oceanography, 29 (1, Supplement). 35-37.
Thatje, Sven; Marsh, Leigh; Roterman, Christopher Nicolai; Mavrogordato, Mark N.; Linse, Katrin. 2015 Adaptations to hydrothermal vent life in Kiwa tyleri, a new species of yeti crab from the East Scotia Ridge, Antarctica. PLoS One, 10 (6), e0127621. 10.1371/journal.pone.0127621
Mah, Christopher; Linse, Katrin; Copley, Jonathan; Marsh, Leigh; Rogers, Alex; Clague, David; Foltz, David. 2015 Description of a new family, new genus and two new species of deep-sea Forcipulatacea (Asteroidea), including the first known sea star from hydrothermal vent habitats. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 174 (1). 93-113.10.1111/zoj.12229
Marsh, Leigh; Copley, Jonathan T.; Tyler, Paul A.; Thatje, Sven; Webb, Tom. 2015 In hot and cold water: differential life-history traits are key to success in contrasting thermal deep-sea environments. Journal of Animal Ecology, 84 (4). 898-913.10.1111/1365-2656.12337
Thatje, S.; Smith, K.E.; Marsh, L.; Tyler, P.A.. 2015 Evidence for protracted and lecithotrophic larval development in the yeti crab Kiwa tyleri from hydrothermal vents of the East Scotia Ridge, Southern Ocean. Sexuality and Early Development in Aquatic Organisms, 1 (2). 109-116.10.3354/sedao00011
Raineault, Nicole; Marr, Connor; John, Barbera; Cheadle, Mike; Chaytor, Jason; Etnoyer, Peter; Marsh, Leigh. 2015 Nautilus samples [in special issue: New Frontiers in Ocean Exploration: The E/V Nautilus 2014 Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Field Season] Oceanography, 28 (1, Supplement). 13-15.
Carey, Steven; Bell, Katherine L.C.; Roman, Chris; Dondin, Frederic; Robertson, Richard; Gobin, Judith; Wankel, Scott; Michel, Anna P.M.; Amon., Diva J.; Marsh, Leigh; Smart, Clara; Vaughan, Ian; Ball, Bernard; Rodrigue, Katherine; Haldeman, Morgan; George, Adrienne; Ballard, Robert. 2015 Exploring Kick’em Jenny submarine volcano and the Barbados cold seep province, Southern Lesser Antilles [in special issue: New Frontiers in Ocean Exploration: The E/V Nautilus 2014 Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Field Season] Oceanography, 28 (1, Supplement). 38-39.
Van Dover, Cindy; Bell, Katherine L.C.; Marsh, Leigh; German, Chris; John, Barbara; Cheadle, Michael; Vecchione, Mike; Amon., Diva J.; Ball, Bernard; Copley, Jon; Smart, Clara; Fuller, Sarah H.; Phillips, Brennan T.; Cantner, Kathleen; Auscavitch, Steven; Ballard, Robert. 2014 Exploration of the Mid-Cayman Rise. Oceanography, 27 (1, Supplement). 32-33.
Aquilina, Alfred; Connelly, Douglas P.; Copley, Jon T.; Green, Darryl R.H.; Hawkes, Jeffrey A.; Hepburn, Laura E.; Huvenne, Veerle A.I.; Marsh, Leigh; Mills, Rachel A.; Tyler, Paul A.. 2013 Geochemical and Visual Indicators of Hydrothermal Fluid Flow through a Sediment-Hosted Volcanic Ridge in the Central Bransfield Basin (Antarctica). PLoS ONE, 8 (1). e54686.10.1371/journal.pone.0054686
Marsh, Leigh; Copley, Jonathan T.; Huvenne, Veerle A.I.; Tyler, Paul A.; Isis ROV Facility, .. 2013 Getting the bigger picture: Using precision Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) videography to acquire high-definition mosaic images of newly discovered hydrothermal vents in the Southern Ocean. Deep Sea Research Part II Topical Studies in Oceanography, 92. 124-135.10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.02.007
Amon, Diva J.; Glover, Adrian G.; Wiklund, Helena; Marsh, Leigh; Linse, Katrin; Rogers, Alex D.; Copley, Jonathan T.. 2013 The discovery of a natural whale fall in the Antarctic deep sea. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 92. 87-96.10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.01.028
Colman Collins, Patrick; Kennedy, Bob; Copley, Jon; Boschen, Rachel; Fleming, Nicholas; Forde, James; Ju, Se-Jong; Lindsay, Dhugal; Marsh, Leigh; Nye, Verity; Patterson, Adrian; Watanabe, Hirome; Yamamoto, Hiroyuki; Carlsson, Jens; David Thaler, Andrew. 2013 VentBase: Developing a consensus among stakeholders in the deep-sea regarding environmental impact assessment for deep-sea mining–A workshop report. Marine Policy, 42. 334-336.10.1016/j.marpol.2013.03.002
Marsh, Leigh; Copley, Jonathan T.; Huvenne, Veerle A.I.; Linse, Katrin; Reid, William D.K.; Rogers, Alex; Sweeting, Christopher J.; Tyler, Paul A.. 2012 Microdistribution of faunal assemblages at deep-sea hydrothermal vents in the Southern Ocean. PLoS One, 7 (10), e48348. 19, pp.10.1371/journal.pone.0048348
Rogers, Alex D.; Tyler, Paul A.; Connelly, Douglas P.; Copley, Jon T.; James, Rachael; Larter, Robert D.; Linse, Katrin; Mills, Rachel A.; Naveira Garabato, Alfredo; Pancost, Richard D.; Pearce, David A.; Polunin, Nicholas V.C.; German, Christopher R.; Shank, Timothy; Boersch-Supan, Philip H.; Alker, Belinda J.; Aquilina, Alfred; Bennett, Sarah A.; Clarke, Andrew; Dinley, Robert J.J.; Graham, Alastair G.C.; Green, Darryl R.H.; Hawkes, Jeffrey A.; Hepburn, Laura; Hilario, Ana; Huvenne, Veerle A.I.; Marsh, Leigh; Ramirez-Llodra, Eva; Reid, William D.K.; Roterman, Christopher N.; Sweeting, Christopher J.; Thatje, Sven; Zwirglmaier, Katrin. 2012 The discovery of new deep-sea hydrothermal vent communities in the Southern Ocean and implications for biogeography. PLoS Biology, 10 (1), e1001234. 17, pp.10.1371/journal.pbio.1001234
Tyler, Paul A.; Marsh, Leigh; Baco-Taylor, Amy; Smith, Craig R.. 2009 Protandric hermaphroditism in the whale-fall bivalve mollusc Idas washingtonia. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 56 (19-20). 1689-1699.10.1016/j.dsr2.2009.05.014


Marsh, Leigh. 2014 Controls on faunal microdistribution and reproductive development in deep-sea chemosynthetic environments in the Antarctic. University of Southampton, Ocean and Earth Science, PhD Thesis, 237pp.