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

Crespo-Medina M, Meile C.D., Hunter K.S., Orphan V.J., Tavormina P., Nigro L.M., Battles J.J., Diercks A.R., Asper V., Chanton J.P. et al..  2014.  The rise and fall of methanotrophy following a deepwater oil-well blowout. Nature Geoscience. 7:423-427.
Wilson AM, Evans T., Anderson J., Hughes A.H., Moore W.S., Schutte C.A., Joye SB.  2014.  Groundwater controls ecological zonation of macrophytes in salt marshes. Ecology. 10:doi/abs/10.1890/13-2183.1.
Ziervogel K, Joye SB, Arnosti C.  2014.  Microbial enzymatic activity and secondary production in sediments affected by the sedimentation pulse following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Deep Sea Research. :http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.04.003.
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
Segarra K.E.A., Comerford C., Slaughter J., Joye SB.  2013.  Impact of electron acceptor availability on the anaerobic oxidation of methane in coastal freshwater and marine sediments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 115:15-30.
Dekas AE, Chadwick G., Connon S., Bowles M., Joye SB, Orphan V.J..  2013.  Investigating methane seep nitrogen fixation at Mound 12, Costa Rica: Spatial distribution of diazotrophy and significance of the ANME archaea. Environmental Microbiology. 10:DOI10.1007/s10533-013-9897-2.
Schutte C., Hunter K.S., McKay P., Di Iorio D., Joye S.B, Meile C.  2013.  Patterns and controls of nutrient concentrations in a southeastern United States tidal creek. Oceanography. 26(3):132-139.
Peterson R.N., Viso R.F., MacDonald I.R., Joye SB.  2013.  On the utility of radium isotopes as tracers of seafloor hydrocarbon discharge. Marine Chemistry. 10:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marchem.2013.02.008.

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