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Please feel free to contact me at ekwear.oceans(at)gmail.com for reprints of those publications
not currently freely available online.

In progress

Church, Matthew, Eint Kyi, Robert Hall, David Karl, Markus Lindh, Alexa Nelson, and Emma Wear.
In revision. Production and diversity of microorganisms associated with sinking particles in the subtropical
North Pacific Ocean. Limnology and Oceanography.



Wear, Emma K., Matthew J. Church, Beth N. Orcutt, Christine N. Shulse, Markus V. Lindh, and
Craig R. Smith. 2021. Bacterial and archaeal communities in the abyssal Clarion-Clipperton Zone:
Emerging patterns and considerations for future monitoring studies. Frontiers in Marine Science 8: 634803.
Journal (open access)

Wear, Emma K., Craig A. Carlson, and Matthew J. Church. 2020. Bacterioplankton use of
phytoplankton lysates across a cyclone-anticyclone eddy dipole impacts the cycling of semi-labile
organic matter in the photic zone. Limnology and Oceanography 65: 1608-1622.
Online supplements available through the journal
Online data archive

Wear, Emma K., Elizabeth G. Wilbanks, Craig E. Nelson, and Craig A. Carlson. 2018.
Primer selection impacts specific population abundances but not community dynamics in a
monthly time-series 16S rRNA gene amplicon analysis of coastal marine bacterioplankton.
Environmental Microbiology 20: 2709-2726.

Online supplement available through the journal

Wear, Emma K., Craig A. Carlson, Laura A. Windecker, and Mark A. Brzezinski. 2015.
Roles of diatom nutrient stress and species identity in determining the short- and long-term
bioavailability of diatom exudates to bacterioplankton. Marine Chemistry 177: 335-348.
Online supplement available through the journal

Wear, Emma K., Craig A. Carlson, Anna K. James, Mark A. Brzezinski, Laura A. Windecker, and
Craig E. Nelson. 2015. Synchronous shifts in dissolved organic carbon bioavailability and bacterial
community responses over the course of an upwelling-driven phytoplankton bloom. Limnology and
60: 657-677.

Wear, Emma K., Eric T. Koepfler, and Erik M. Smith. 2014. Spatiotemporal variability in dissolved
organic matter composition is more strongly related to bacterioplankton community composition
than to metabolic capability in a blackwater estuarine system. Estuaries and Coasts 37: 119-133.
Online supplement available through the journal

Durham, Bryndan P., Jana Grote, Kerry A. Whittaker, Sara J. Bender, Haiwei Luo, Sharon L. Grim,
Julia M. Brown, John R. Casey, Antony Dron, Lennin Florez-Leiva, Andreas Krupke, Catherine M.
Luria, Aric H. Mine, Olivia D. Nigro, Santhiska Pather, Agathe Talarmin, Emma K. Wear, Thomas S.
Weber, Jesse M. Wilson, Matthew J. Church, Edward F. DeLong, David M. Karl, Grieg F. Steward,
John M. Eppley, Nikos C. Kyrpides, Stephan Schuster, and Michael S. Rappe. 2014. Draft genome
sequence of marine alphaproteobacterial strain HIMB11, the first cultivated representative of a
unique lineage within the Roseobacter clade possessing an unusually small genome. Standards in
Genomic Sciences
9: 632-645.



Technical report: Church, Matthew J., Emma K. Wear, Beth N. Orcutt, C. Robert Young, and Jason
M. Smith. 2019. Taxonomic diversity of Bacteria and Archaea in the Clarion-Clipperton Zone of the
North Pacific Ocean. In: DeepCCZ Biodiversity Synthesis Workshop Report, prepared for the
International Seabed Authority.
PDF available from the ISA

Commentary: Nelson, Craig E., and Emma K. Wear. 2014. Microbial diversity and the lability of dissolved
organic carbon. PNAS 111: 7166-7167.