Dr Stephanie Henson

Ocean Biogeochemistry and Ecosystems
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Friedland, Kevin D.; Mouw, Colleen B.; Asch, Rebecca G.; Ferreira, A. Sofia A.; Henson, Stephanie; Hyde, Kimberly J. W.; Morse, Ryan E.; Thomas, Andrew C.; Brady, Damian C.. 2018 Phenology and time series trends of the dominant seasonal phytoplankton bloom across global scales. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 27 (5). 551-569.https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12717
Bruno, John F.; Bates, Amanda E.; Cacciapaglia, Chris; Pike, Elizabeth P.; Amstrup, Steven C.; van Hooidonk, Ruben; Henson, Stephanie A.; Aronson, Richard B.. 2018 Climate change threatens the world’s marine protected areas. Nature Climate Change, 8 (6). 499-503.https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-018-0149-2
Henson, Stephanie A.; Cole, Harriet S.; Hopkins, Jason; Martin, Adrian P.; Yool, Andrew. 2018 Detection of climate change-driven trends in phytoplankton phenology. Global Change Biology, 24 (1). e101-e111.https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13886
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
Reygondeau, Gabriel; Guidi, Lionel; Beaugrand, Gregory; Henson, Stephanie A.; Koubbi, Philippe; MacKenzie, Brian R.; Sutton, Tracey T.; Fioroni, Martine; Maury, Olivier. 2017 Global biogeochemical provinces of the mesopelagic zone. Journal of Biogeography, 45 (2). 500-514.https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13149
Cavan, Emma L.; Henson, Stephanie A.; Belcher, Anna; Sanders, Richard. 2017 Role of zooplankton in determining the efficiency of the biological carbon pump. Biogeosciences, 14. 177-186.10.5194/bg-14-177-2017
Henson, Stephanie A.; Beaulieu, Claudie; Ilyina, Tatiana; John, Jasmin G.; Long, Matthew; Séférian, Roland; Tjiputra, Jerry; Sarmiento, Jorge L.. 2017 Rapid emergence of climate change in environmental drivers of marine ecosystems. Nature Communications, 8. 14682.10.1038/ncomms14682
Belcher, Anna; Manno, Clara; Ward, Pete; Henson, Stephanie; Sanders, Richard; Tarling, Geraint. 2017 Copepod faecal pellet transfer through the meso- and bathypelagic layers in the Southern Ocean in spring. Biogeosciences, 14 (6). 1511-1525.10.5194/bg-14-1511-2017
Belcher, Anna; Tarling, G.A.; Manno, C.; Atkinson, A.; Ward, P.; Skaret, G.; Fielding, S.; Henson, S.A.; Sanders, R.. 2017 The potential role of Antarctic krill faecal pellets in efficient carbon export at the marginal ice zone of the South Orkney Islands in spring. Polar Biology, 40 (10). 2001-2013.10.1007/s00300-017-2118-z
Hammond, Matthew L.; Beaulieu, Claudie; Sahu, Sujit K.; Henson, Stephanie A.. 2017 Assessing trends and uncertainties in satellite-era ocean chlorophyll using space-time modeling. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 31 (7). 1103-1117.https://doi.org/10.1002/2016GB005600
Baker, Chelsey A.; Henson, Stephanie A.; Cavan, Emma L.; Giering, Sarah L.C.; Yool, Andrew; Gehlen, Marion; Belcher, Anna; Riley, Jennifer S.; Smith, Helen E.K.; Sanders, Richard. 2017 Slow sinking particulate organic carbon in the Atlantic Ocean: magnitude, flux and potential controls. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 31 (7). 1051-1065.10.1002/2017GB005638
Belcher, Anna; Iversen, Morten; Manno, Clara; Henson, Stephanie A.; Tarling, Geraint A.; Sanders, Richard. 2016 The role of particle associated microbes in remineralisation of faecal pellets in the upper mesopelagic of the Scotia Sea, Antarctica. Limnology and Oceanography, 61 (3). 1049-1064.10.1002/lno.10269
Popova, E.; Yool, A.; Byfield, V.; Cochrane, K.; Coward, A.C.; Salim, S.S.; Gasalla, M.A.; Henson, S.A.; Hobday, A.J.; Pecl, G.; Sauer, W.; Roberts, M.. 2016 From global to regional and back again: common climate stressors of marine ecosystems relevant for adaptation across five ocean warming hotspots. Global Change Biology, 22 (6). 2038-2053.10.1111/gcb.13247
Le Moigne, Frederic A.C.; Henson, Stephanie A.; Cavan, Emma; Georges, Clément; Pabortsava, Katsiaryna; Achterberg, Eric P.; Ceballos-Romero, Elena; Zubkov, Mike; Sanders, Richard J.. 2016 What causes the inverse relationship between primary production and export efficiency in the Southern Ocean? Geophysical Research Letters, 43 (9). 4457-4466.10.1002/2016GL068480
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
Beaulieu, C.; Cole, H.; Henson, S.; Yool, A.; Anderson, T.R.; de Mora, L.; Buitenhuis, E.T.; Butenschön, M.; Totterdell, I.J.; Allen, J.I.. 2016 Marine regime shifts in ocean biogeochemical models: a case study in the Gulf of Alaska. Biogeosciences, 13. 4533-4553.10.5194/bg-13-4533-2016
Belcher, A.; Iversen, M.; Giering, S.; Riou, V.; Henson, S.; Sanders, R.. 2016 Depth-resolved particle associated microbial respiration in the northeast Atlantic. Biogeosciences, 13 (17). 4927-4943.10.5194/bg-13-4927-2016
Villa-Alfageme, M.; de Soto, F.C.; Ceballos, E.; Giering, S.L.C.; Le Moigne, F.A.C.; Henson, S.; Mas, J. L.; Sanders, R. J.. 2016 Geographical, seasonal, and depth variation in sinking particle speeds in the North Atlantic. Geophysical Research Letters, 43 (16). 8609-8616.10.1002/2016GL069233
Ceballos-Romero, E.; Le Moigne, F.A.C.; Henson, S.; Marsay, C.M.; Sanders, R.J.; García-Tenorio, R.; Villa-Alfageme, M.. 2016 Influence of bloom dynamics on Particle Export Efficiency in the North Atlantic: a comparative study of radioanalytical techniques and sediment traps. Marine Chemistry, 186. 198-210.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marchem.2016.10.001
Henson, Stephanie; Beaulieu, Claudie; Lampitt, Richard. 2016 Observing climate change trends in ocean biogeochemistry: when and where. Global Change Biology, 22 (4). 1561-1571.10.1111/gcb.13152
Marsay, Chris M.; Sanders, Richard J.; Henson, Stephanie A.; Pabortsava, Katsiaryna; Achterberg, Eric P.; Lampitt, Richard S.. 2015 Attenuation of sinking particulate organic carbon flux through the mesopelagic. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 112 (4). 1089-1094.https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1415311112
Henson, Stephanie; Yool, Andrew; Sanders, Richard. 2015 Variability in efficiency of particulate organic carbon export: A model study. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 29 (1). 33-45.10.1002/2014GB004965
Le Moigne, Frederic A.C.; Poulton, Alex J.; Henson, Stephanie A.; Daniels, Chris J.; Fragoso, Glaucia M.; Mitchell, Elaine; Richier, Sophie; Smith, Helen E.K.; Russell, Benjamin C.; Tarling, Geraint A.; Young, Jeremy R.; Zubkov, Mike. 2015 Carbon export efficiency and phytoplankton community composition in the Atlantic sector of the Arctic Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 120 (6). 3896-3912.10.1002/2015JC010700
Hopkins, Jason; Henson, Stephanie A.; Painter, Stuart C.; Tyrrell, Toby; Poulton, Alex J.. 2015 Phenological characteristics of global coccolithophore blooms. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 29 (2). 239-253.10.1002/2014GB004919
Cole, Harriet; Henson, Stephanie; Martin, Adrian; Yool, Andrew. 2015 Basin-wide mechanisms for spring bloom initiation; how typical is the North Atlantic? ICES Journal of Marine Science, 72 (6). 2029-2040.10.1093/icesjms/fsu239
Rumyantseva, Anna; Lucas, Natasha; Rippeth, Tom; Henson, Stephanie; Martin, Adrian; Painter, Stuart C.. 2015 Ocean nutrient pathways associated with passage of a storm. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 29 (8). 1179-1189.10.1002/2015GB005097
Frigstad, H.; Henson, S.A.; Hartman, S.E.; Omar, A.M.; Jeansson, E.; Cole, H.; Pebody, C.; Lampitt, R.S.. 2015 Links between surface productivity and deep ocean particle flux at the Porcupine Abyssal Plain sustained observatory. Biogeosciences, 12 (19). 5885-5897.10.5194/bg-12-5885-2015
Guidi, Lionel; Legendre, Louis; Reygondeau, Gabriel; Uitz, Julia; Stemmann, Lars; Henson, Stephanie A.. 2015 A new look at ocean carbon remineralization for estimating deepwater sequestration. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 29 (7). 1044-1059.10.1002/2014GB005063
Sanders, Richard; Henson, Stephanie A.; Koski, Marja; De la Rocha, Christina L.; Painter, Stuart C.; Poulton, Alex J.; Riley, Jennifer; Salihoglu, Baris; Visser, Andre; Yool, Andrew; Bellerby, Richard; Martin, Adrian. 2014 The Biological Carbon Pump in the North Atlantic. Progress in Oceanography, 129 (B). 200-218.10.1016/j.pocean.2014.05.005
Henson, Stephanie. 2014 Autobiography. Oceanography, 27 (4 Suppl.), supplement Women in Oceanography: a decade later. p133.
Henson, S.. 2014 Slow science: the value of long biological records. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, A, 372 (2025). 20130334.10.1098/rsta.2013.0334
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
Painter, S.C.; Henson, S.A.; Forryan, A.; Steigenberger, S.; Klar, J.; Stinchcombe, M.C.; Rogan, N.; Baker, A.R.; Achterberg, E.P.; Moore, C.M.. 2014 An assessment of the vertical diffusive flux of iron and other nutrients to the surface waters of the subpolar North Atlantic Ocean. Biogeosciences, 11 (8). 2113-2130.10.5194/bg-11-2113-2014
Jones, Daniel O.B.; Yool, Andrew; Wei, Chih-Lin; Henson, Stephanie A.; Ruhl, Henry A.; Watson, Reg A.; Gehlen, Marion. 2014 Global reductions in seafloor biomass in response to climate change. Global Change Biology, 20 (6). 1861-1872.10.1111/gcb.12480
Henson, S.; Cole, H.; Beaulieu, C.; Yool, A.. 2013 The impact of global warming on seasonality of ocean primary production. Biogeosciences, 10 (6). 4357-4369.10.5194/bg-10-4357-2013
Le Moigne, F.A.C.; Villa-Alfageme, M.; Sanders, R.J.; Marsay, C.; Henson, S.; García-Tenorio, R.. 2013 Export of organic carbon and biominerals derived from 234Th and 210Po at the Porcupine Abyssal Plain. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 72. 88-101.10.1016/j.dsr.2012.10.010
Le Moigne, F.A.C.; Henson, S.A.; Sanders, R.J.; Madsen, E.. 2013 Global database of surface ocean particulate organic carbon export fluxes diagnosed from the 234Th technique. Earth System Science Data, 5 (2). 295-304.10.5194/essd-5-295-2013
Beaulieu, C.; Henson, S.A.; Sarmiento, J.L.; Dunne, J.P.; Doney, S.C.; Rykaczewski, R.R.; Bopp, L.. 2013 Factors challenging our ability to detect long-term trends in ocean chlorophyll. Biogeosciences, 10 (4). 2711-2724.10.5194/bg-10-2711-2013
Achterberg, Eric P.; Moore, C. Mark; Henson, Stephanie A.; Steigenberger, Sebastian; Stohl, Andreas; Eckhardt, Sabine; Avendano, Lizeth C.; Cassidy, Michael; Hembury, Debbie; Klar, Jessica K.; Lucas, Michael I.; Macey, Anna I.; Marsay, Chris M.; Ryan-Keogh, Thomas J.. 2013 Natural iron fertilization by the Eyjafjallajökull volcanic eruption. Geophysical Research Letters, 40 (5). 921-926.10.1002/grl.50221
Henson, Stephanie A.; Painter, Stuart C.; Holliday, N. Penny; Stinchcombe, Mark C.; Giering, Sarah L.C.. 2013 Unusual subpolar North Atlantic phytoplankton bloom in 2010: Volcanic fertilisation or North Atlantic Oscillation? Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 118 (10). 4771-4780.10.1002/jgrc.20363
Henson, Stephanie A.; Sanders, Richard; Madsen, Esben. 2012 Global patterns in efficiency of particulate organic carbon export and transfer to the deep ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 26 (1). GB1028.10.1029/2011GB004099
Signorini, S.R.; Häkkinen, S.; Gudmundsson, K.; Olsen, A.; Omar, A.M.; Olafsson, J.; Reverdin, G.; Henson, S.A.; McClain, C.R.; Worthen, D.L.. 2012 The role of phytoplankton dynamics in the seasonal and interannual variability of carbon in the subpolar North Atlantic – a modeling study. Geoscientific Model Development, 5 (3). 683-707.10.5194/gmd-5-683-2012
Cole, Harriet; Henson, Stephanie; Martin, Adrian; Yool, Andrew. 2012 Mind the gap: The impact of missing data on the calculation of phytoplankton phenology metrics. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117 (C8). C08030.10.1029/2012jc008249
Henson, Stephanie A.; Sanders, Richard; Madsen, Esben; Morris, Paul J.; Le Moigne, Frédéric; Quartly, Graham D.. 2011 A reduced estimate of the strength of the ocean's biological carbon pump. Geophysical Research Letters, 38 (4). L04606.10.1029/2011GL046735
Henson, S.A.; Sarmiento, J.L.; Dunne, J.P.; Bopp, L.; Lima, I.; Doney, S.C.; John, J.; Beaulieu, C.. 2010 Detection of anthropogenic climate change in satellite records of ocean chlorophyll and productivity. Biogeosciences, 7. 621-640.10.5194/bg-7-621-2010
Henson, Stephanie A.; Raitsos, Dionysios; Dunne, John P.; McQuatters?Gollop, Abigail. 2009 Decadal variability in biogeochemical models: comparison with a 50?year ocean colour dataset. Geophysical Research Letters, 36 (11). L21601.10.1029/2009GL040874
Henson, Stephanie A.; Dunne, John P.; Sarmiento, Jorge L.. 2009 Decadal variability in North Atlantic phytoplankton blooms. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114 (C4). C04013.10.1029/2008JC005139
Henson, Stephanie A.; Thomas, Andrew C.. 2008 A census of oceanic anticyclonic eddies in the Gulf of Alaska. Deep Sea Research Part I, 55 (2). 163-176.10.1016/j.dsr.2007.11.005
Henson, Stephanie A.. 2007 Water column stability and spring bloom dynamics in the Gulf of Alaska. Journal of Marine Research, 65 (6). 715-736.10.1357/002224007784219002
Henson, Stephanie A.; Sanders, Richard; Holeton, Claire; Allen, John T.. 2007 Erratum: Timing of nutrient depletion, diatom dominance and a lower-boundary estimate of export production for Irminger Basin, North Atlantic. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 343. 307.
Henson, Stephanie A.; Thomas, Andrew C.. 2007 Phytoplankton scales of variability in the California Current System: 1. Interannual and cross-shelf variability. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112. C07017.10.1029/2006JC004039
Henson, Stephanie A.; Thomas, Andrew C.. 2007 Interannual variability in timing of bloom initiation in the California Current System. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112 (C8). C08007.10.1029/2006JC003960
Henson, Stephanie A.; Thomas, Andrew C.. 2007 Phytoplankton scales of variability in the California Current System: 2. Latitudinal variability. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112. C07018.10.1029/2006JC004040
Henson, Stephanie A.; Robinson, Ian; Allen, John T.; Waniek, Joanna J.. 2006 Effect of meteorological conditions on interannual variability in timing and magnitude of the spring bloom in the Irminger Basin, North Atlantic. Deep-Sea Research I, 53 (10). 1601-1615.10.1016/j.dsr.2006.07.009
Henson, Stephanie A.; Sanders, Richard; Holeton, Claire; Allen, John T.. 2006 Timing of nutrient depletion, diatom dominance and a lower-boundary estimate of export production for Irminger Basin, North Atlantic. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 313. 73-84.10.3354/meps313073
Sanders, Richard; Brown, Louise; Henson, Stephanie; Lucas, Michael. 2005 New production in the Irminger Basin during 2002. Journal of Marine Systems, 55 (3-4). 291-310.10.1016/j.jmarsys.2004.09.002
Waniek, Joanna J.; Holliday, N.P.; Davidson, R.; Brown, L.; Henson, S.A.. 2005 Freshwater control of onset and species composition of Greenland shelf spring bloom. Marine Ecology - Progress Series, 288. 45-57.10.3354/meps288045
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

Le Moigne, Frederic A.C.; Poulton, Alex J.; Henson, Stephanie A.; Daniels, Chris J.; Fragoso, Glaucia M.; Mitchell, Elaine; Richier, Sophie; Russell, Benjamin C.; Smith, Helen E.K.; Tarling, Geraint A.; Young, Jeremy R.; Zubkov, Mike. 2017 Carbon export efficiency and phytoplankton community composition in the Atlantic sector of the Arctic Ocean. In: Ferrera, Isabel, (ed.)Climate change and the oceanic carbon cycle: variables and consequences. Oakville, Ontario, Apple Academic Press Inc, 149-190.
Holliday, N. Penny; Henson, Stephanie. 2017 The marine environment. In: Castellani, Claudia; Edwards, Martin, (eds.)Marine plankton: a practical guide to ecology, methodology, and taxonomy. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 3-11, 704pp.
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.
Sanders, R.; Henson, S.A.. 2014 Ecological carbon sequestration in the oceans and climate change. In: Freedman, B., (ed.)Global Environmental Change. Dordrecth, The Netherlands, Springer, 125-131. (Handbook of Global Environmental Pollution, 1).

Conference item

Henson, Stephanie; Sanders, Richard; Madsen, Ebsen; Morris, Paul; Le Moigne, Frederic; Quartly, Graham. 2012 Global patterns of organic carbon export and sequestration. [Keynote] In: EGU General Assembly 2012, Vienna, Austria, 22-27 Apr 2012. (Unpublished)
Henson, Stephanie; Cole, Harriet; Yool, Andrew. 2012 Global warming impact on phytoplankton seasonal cycles. [Invited Paper] In: Challenger 2012 Conference, Norwich, 03-06 Sep 2012. (Unpublished)
Henson, Stephanie; Cole, Harriet; Yool, Andrew; Beaulieu, Claudie. 2012 Detection of global warming trends in satellite ocean colour data. [Keynote] In: Ocean Optics XXI, Glasgow, 08-12 Oct 2012. (Unpublished)