Athletic Association Professor of Arts & Sciences
Campus: 
Athens
Office: 
159 Marine Sciences Bldg
Office Phone:  (706) 542-5893
Lab: 
142-144 Marine Sciences Bldg
Lab Phone: 
(706) 542-6818

Education:

Ph.D. 1993, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

B.Sc. 1987, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Research Emphasis:

Activities in the Joye Research Group aim to discover, document, resolve, and understand the complex interactions that drive elemental cycling in coastal and open ocean environments across the globe. Our purpose is to elucidate feedbacks between environmental, microbiological, and biogeochemical dynamics. Our research examines the effects of climate change and anthropogenic disturbances on critical environmental processes to gain a better understanding of how future changes in forcing (e.g. temperature, salinity, sea level, storm frequency, etc.) will affect ecosystem function.

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Samantha B. Joye's Selected Publications

Joye SB, Teske A.P, Kostka J.E.  2014.  Microbial Dynamics Following the Macondo Oil Well Blowout across Gulf of Mexico Environments. BioScience. 64(9):766-777.
Crespo-Medina M., Meile C.D., Hunter K.S., Diercks A.R., Asper V.L., Orphan V.J., Tavormina P.L., Nigro L.M., Battles J.J., Chanton J.P. et al..  2014.  The rise and fall of methanotrophy following a deepwater oil-well blowout. Nature Geoscience. 7:423-427.
Feng D, Birgel D., Roberts H.H., Peckman J., Joye SB, Fisher C.R., Sassen R., Liu X-L., Hinrichs K.U., Chen D.  2014.  Time integrated variation of sources of fluids and seepage dynamics archived in authigenic carbonates from Gulf of Mexico Gas Hydrate Seafloor Observatory. Chemical Geology. 385:129-139.
Treude T, Levin L., Smith C., Joye SB.  2014.  Marine ecosystems associated with near surface methane gas hydrate. Frozen Heat: A global outlook on methane gas hydrates. In: Beaudoin, Y.C., W. Waite, and R. Boswell (Eds.), UPEP Global Outlook on Methane Hydrates, Volume 1. UNEP
Avrahamov N.G., Antler Y, Yechieli Y., Gavrieli I., Saxton M., Joye SB, Sivan O.  2014.  Anaerobic oxidation of methane by sulfate in hypersaline groundwater in the Dead Sea aquifer. Geobiology. 10:1111.
Chanton J.P., Zhao T., Rosenheim B., Joye SB, Bosman S., Brunner C., Yeager K., Hollander D.  2014.  Radiocarbon Tracing of the Flux of Petrocarbon to the Sea Floor associated with the Deepwater Horizon Event. Environmental Science and Technology. 10:DOI:10.1012/es5046524.
Yang T, Nigro L., Gutierrez T., Joye SB, Highsmith R.C., Teske AP.  2014.  Bacterial community signatures of the Deepwater Horizon Oil spill reflect inherent metabolic potential and rapid physiological adaptability. Deep Sea Research. 10:10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.01.014.
Peters BK, Samarkin V.A., Madigan M., Schutte C., Joye SB.  2014.  Stable isotope analysis of NO2-, NO3-, and N2O in hypersaline ponds and soils of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Geochimica et Cosmochimca Acta. 135:87-101.
Kostka JE, Teske A.P., Joye SB, Head I.M..  2014.  The metabolic pathways and environmental controls of hydrocarbon biodegradation in marine ecosystems. Frontiers in Microbiology. 10:doi:10.3389/fmicb.2014.00471.
Porubsky W.P., Weston N.B., Moore W.S., Ruppel C.D., Joye SB.  2014.  Groundwater as a potential source of nutrients, organics and trace gases to the Okatee River estuary (South Carolina, USA). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta . 131:81-97.

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