Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station [Center for Deep-Sea Ecology and Biotechnology]

Selected Publications

Rona, P.A., G. Klinkhammer, T.A.. Nelsen, J.H. Trefry, and H. Elderfield, 1986, Black         smokers, massive sulfides, and vent biota at the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Nature, 321:33-37

Rona, Peter A.  Deep-Sea Geysers of the Atlantic.  National Geographic Magazine,182:104-109.

Lutz, R. and J. Voight.  1994.  Close encounter in the deep.  Nature, 371:563.

Lutz, R.A. and R. M. Haymon.  1994. Rebirth of a deep-sea vent.  National Geographic Magazine, 186:114-126.

Lutz, R., T. Shank, D. Fornari, M.Lilley, K. Von Damm, R. Haymon, D. Desbruyeres.  1994.  Rapid rates of colonization and growth of vestimentiferan tube worms at newly-formed hydrothermal vents.  Nature, 371:663-664.

Lutz, R.A., 2000. Deep-sea vents:  Science at the Extreme.  National Geographic Magazine, 198(4):116-127.

Luther, G.W., T.F. Rozan, M. Taillefert, D.B. Nuzzio, C. DiMeo, T.M. Shank, R.A. Lutz, S.C. Cary. 2001.  Chemical speciation drives hydrothermal vent ecology.  Nature 410:813-816.

Lutz, R.A., T.M. Shank, R. Evans. 2001.  Life after death in the deep sea.  American Scientist 89(5):422-431.

Kolber, Z.S., Plumley, F.G., Lang, A.S., Beatty. J.T., Blankenship, R.E., VanDover, C.L., Vetriani, C., Koblizek, M., Rathgeber, C., and Falkowski, P.G. (2001) Contribution of aerobic photoheterotrophic bacteria to the carbon cycle in the ocean. Science 292:2492-2495.

Lutz, R.A., 2003.  Dawn in the Deep.  National Geographic Magazine, 203(2):92-103.

Lutz, R.A.  2004.  Exploring volcanoes of the deep sea.  Asian Geographic Magazine, 25(3):26-35.

Reed, A.J., Lutz, R.A., and Vetriani, C. (2006). Vertical Distribution and Diversity of Bacteria and Archaea in Sulfide and Methane-Rich Cold Seep Sediments Located at the Base of the Florida Escarpment. Extremophiles 10:199-211.

Chatziefthimiou, A.D., Crespo-Medina, M., Wang, Y., Vetriani, C., and Barkay, T. (2007). The isolation and initial characterization of mercury resistant chemolithotrophic and thermophilic bacteria from mercury rich geothermal springs. Extremophiles 11:469-479.

Lutz, R.A.  2008.  Life in Extreme Environments:  A Tribute to Melbourne Carriker, Gentlemen Malacologist.  Journal of Shellfish Research, 27(1):13.

Lutz, R.A., and D. K. Coykendall.  2008.  (Guest Editors)  Life in Extreme Environments:  A Tribute to Melbourne Carriker, Gentleman Malacologist.  Journal of Shellfish Research, Vol. 27, 246pp.

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