In Review  Henkes, G.A., Passey, B.H., Wanamaker, A.D., Grossman, E.L., Ambrose W.G., Jr., and Carroll, M.L. Carbonate clumped isotopes compositions of modern marine mollusc and brachiopods shells.

In Review  Kędra, M., Renaud, P. E., Andrade, H., Goszczko, I., and Ambrose, W.G. Jr., Current benthic community structure, diversity and secondary production in shallow Barents Sea bank (Svalbardbank).

In Review  Cathey, A.M., Clough, L.M., Carroll, M.L., and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Gametogenic Development and Spawning of the Arctic Bivalve Macoma calcarea (Gmelin, 1791) in Adventfjorden, Svalbard.

In Revision  Carroll, M.L., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Locke, W.L., V, Stuart K. R., and Johnson, B.J., Bivalve growth rate and isotopic variability across the Barents Sea Polar Front.

2013  Søreide, J. E., Carroll, M.L., Hop H., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Hegseth, E.N., and Falk-Petersen, S. Trophic structures and carbon flows in Arctic- and Atlantic regimes in Svalbard revealed by stable isotope and fatty acid tracers. Marine Biology Research (in press).

2012  Vieweg, I., Hop, H., Brey, T., Huber, S., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Locke, W.L., V, and  Gabrielsen, G.W. Persistent organic pollutants in four bivalve species from Svalbard waters. Environmental Pollution 161:134-142.

2012  Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Renaud, P.E., Locke, W.L., V, Cottier, F.R., Berge, J.R., Carroll, M.L., Levin, B., and Ryan, S. Growth line deposition and variability in growth of two circumpolar bivalves (Serripes groenlandicus and Clinocardium ciliatum). Polar Biology 35:345-354.

2012  Carroll, M.L. and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Benthic Infaunal Community Variability on the Northern Svalbard Shelf. Polar Biology 35:1259-1272.

2011  Carroll, M.L., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Levin, B., Ratner, A., Ryan, S., and Henkes, G.A. Climatic regulation of Clinocardium ciliatum (bivalvia) growth in the northwestern Barents Sea. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 302:10-20.

2011  Piepenburg D., Archambault P., Ambrose W.G., Jr., Blanchard A., Bluhm B., Carroll M., Conlan K., Cusson M., Feder H., Grebmeier J.M., Jewett S., Lévesque M., Petryashev W, Sejr M.K., Sirenko B.I., and Wlodarska-Kowalczuk M. The biodiversity of the benthic macro-and megafauna of Arctic shelf seas — a pan-Arctic synopsis of magnitude and patterns. Marine Biodiversity 41:51-70.

2011  Carroll,M.L., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Levin, B.S., Locke, W.L., Henkes, G.A., Hop H., Renaud, and P.E., Pan-Svalbard growth rate variability and environmental regulation in the Arctic bivalve Serripes groenlandicus. Journal of Marine Systems 88:239-251.

2011  Bluhm, B.A., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Bergmann M., Clough L.M., Gebruk A.V., Hasemann C., Iken K., Klages M., MacDonald I.R., Renaud P.E., and Schewe I., Soltwedel T., Wlodarska-Kowalczuk, M. Biodiversity of the Arctic deep sea benthos. Marine Biodiversity 41:87-107.

2010  Sypitkowski, E., Bohlen, C., and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Estimating the frequency and extent of bloodworm digging in Maine from aerial photography.  Fisheries Research 101:87-93.

2009  Sypitkowski, E., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Bohlen, C., Atherton, T., and Warren, J., Catch Statistics in the Bloodworm Fishery in Maine.  Fisheries Research 96:303-307.

2009  Cochrane,S.J., Denisenko,S.G., Renaud,P.E., Emblow, C.S., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Ellingsen, and I.H, Skardhamar, J. Benthic fauna and productivity regimes in the Barents Sea — ecological implications in a changing Arctic. Journal of Sea Research 61:222-233.

2009  Carroll, M.L., Johnson, B., Henkes, G.A., McMahon, K.W., Voronkov, A., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., and Denisenko, S.G. Bivalves as indicators of environmental variation and potential anthropogenic impacts in the southern Barents Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin 59:193-206.

2009  Jewett, S.C., Clough, L.M., Blanchard, A.L., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Feeder, H.M., Hoberg, M.K., and Whiting, A. Nearshore macrobenthos of northern Kotzebue Sound, Alaska, with reference to local sewage disposal. Polar Biology 32:1665-1680.

2009  Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Renaud, P.E., Cochran, S., Denisenko, S.G., Shardhamar, and J. Polychaete diversity patterns on two Arctic shelves: impacts of ice and primary productivity? ZooSymposia 2:457-485.

2009  Sun, M-Yi, Clough L.M., Carroll, M.L., Dai, J., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., and Lopez, G.R. Different responses of two common Arctic macrobenthic species (Macoma balthica and Monoporeia affinis) to phytoplankton and ice algae: Will Climate Change impacts be species specific? Journal of Marine Experimental Biology 376:110-121.

2008  Sypitkowski, E., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Bohlen, Curtis, and Warren, J. Harvest efficiency of bloodworms (Glycera dibranchiata) on Maine mudflats. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 28:1506-1514.

2008  Carroll M.L., Denisenko, S.G., Renaud, P.E., and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Benthic Infauna of the Seasonally Ice-Covered Western Barents Sea: Patterns and Relationships to Environmental Forcing.  Deep Sea Research II 55:2340-2351.

2008  Carroll, M.L., Denisenko, S.G., Voronkov, A., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Henkes, G.A, Bosheim, S., Fredheim, B., and Gulbrandsen, T.R. Arctic bivalves as indicators of environmental variation. Proceedings of the SPE 9th International Conference on Health Safety and Environment 15-17 April 2008, Nice, France SPE111-558.

2007  Renaud, P.E., Carroll, M.L., and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Effects of global warming on Arctic sea-floor communities and its consequences for higher trophic levels. pp. 139-175. In: Duarte, C. and S., Agusti (eds.) “Effects of Global Warming on Polar Ecosystems” Fundacion BBVA, Madrid.  [Solicited and copy-edited but not peer-reviewed]

2007  Olsen, Harlaug, G., Carroll, M. L., Renaud, P. E., Ambrose, W. G., Jr., Ølsen, R., and Carroll, J. The benthic community response to petroleum-associated components in Arctic versus temperature marine sediments.  Marine Biology 151:2167-2176.

2007  Renaud P.E., Morata, N., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Bowie, J., and Chiuchiolo, A. Carbon cycling by seafloor communities on the eastern Beaufort Sea shelf.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 349:248-260.

2007  Sun, M.Y., Carroll, M.L., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Clough, L.M., Zou, L., and Lopez, G.R. Rapid consumption of phytoplankton and ice algae by Arctic soft-sediment benthic communities: evidence using natural and 13C-labeled food materials. Journal of Marine Research 65:561-588.

2006  Tamslander, T., Renaud, P.E., H. Hop., Carroll, M.L., W.G. Ambrose, Jr., and Hobson, K.A.. Trophic relationships and pelagic-benthic coupling during summer in the Barents Sea Marginal Ice Zone revealed by stable carbon and nitrogen isotope measurements. Marine Ecology Progress Series 310:33-46.

2006  McMahon, K.W., Ambrose, W.G. Jr., Johnson, B.J., Sun, M.Yi., Lopez, G.R., Clough, L.M. and Carroll, M.L. Benthic community response to ice algae and phytoplankton in Ny Ålesund, Svalbard. Marine Ecology Progress Series 310:1-14 [Feature Article].

2006  Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Carroll, M.L., Greenacre, M., Thorrold, S. R., and McMahon, K., Variation in bivalve growth in a Norwegian high-Arctic fjord: Evidence for local- and large-scale climatic forcing. Global Change Biology 12:1595-1607.

2005  Bishop, M.J., Rivera, J.A., Irlandi, E.A., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., and Peterson, C.H. Spatio-temporal patterns in the mortality of juvenile bay scallops in North Carolina: ecological detective work to explain reproductive life-history anomalies. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 315:127-146.

2005  Clough, L.M., Renaud, P.E. and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Impacts of water depth, sediment pigment concentration, and benthic macrofaunal biomass on sediment oxygen demand in the western Arctic Ocean.  Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62:1756-1765.

2005  McMahon, K., Johnson, B.J., and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Diet and movement of the mummichog, Fundulus heteroclitus, in a Maine salt marsh assessed using gut contents and stable isotope analyses. Estuaries 28:966-973.

2005  Ambrose, W.G. Jr., von Quillfeldt, C., Clough, L.M., Tilney, P.V.R. and Tucker, T. The sub-ice patterns of abundance based on images from a remotely operated vehicle. Polar Biology 28:784-795.

2004  Renaud, P.E., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Vanreusel, A., and Clough, L.M. Meiofaunal and macrofaunal diversity in the Arctic Ocean. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 300 297-306.

2003  Quillfeldt, C.H., Ambrose, W.G., Jr. and Clough, L.M. High numbers of diatom species in first year ice from the Chukchi Sea. Polar Biology 26:806-818.

2001  Vanreusel, A. Clough, L.M., Jacobsen, K., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Jivaluk, J., Ryheul, V., Herman, R., Vincx, and M. Meiobenthos of the Central Arctic Ocean with special emphasis on the nematode community structure.  Deep Sea Research 47:1855-1879.

2001  Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Clough, L.M., Tilney, P.R., and Beer, L.  Role of echinoderms in benthic remineralization in the Chukchi Sea. Marine Biology 139:937-949.

2000  West, T.L., Clough, L.M., and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Assessment of function in an oligohaline environment: Lessons learned by comparing created and natural habitats. Ecological Engineering 15: 303-321.

1999  Irlandi, E.A., Orlando, B.A., and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Influence of seagrass habitat and patch size on growth and survival of juvenile bay scallops (Argopecten irradians concentricus Say). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 235:21- 44.

1999  Renaud, P.E., Syster, D.A., and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Do recruitment patterns determine community structure of continental shelf benthos off North Carolina, U.S.A.?  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 37:89-106.

1999  Leinaas, H.P. and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Decision between a small and large prey species: reduced energy acquisition by pre-migratory purple sandpipers, Calidris maritima, on Svalbard. Polar Biology 22:264-270.

1998  Riggs, S.R., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Cook, J.W., Snyder, S.W., and Snyder, S.W. Sediment production model for sediment-starved continental margins: the interrelationship between hardbottoms, sedimentologic and benthic community processes, and storm dynamics. Journal of Sedimentary Research 68:155-168.

1998  Gallagher, M.L., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., and Renaud, P.E. Biochemical composition of several benthic invertebrates from the Northeast Water Polynya: Evidence for spatial variability in particulate organic matter input. Polar Biology 19:167-171.

1998  Ambrose, W.G. Jr., Dawson, M., Gailey, C., Ledkovsky, P., O’Leary, S., Tassinari, B., Vogel, H., and Wilson, C. Effects of Baitworm digging on the soft-shelled clam, Mya arenaria in Maine: shell damage and exposure on the sediment surface. Journal of Shellfish Research 17: 1043-1050.

1997  Ambrose, W.G., Jr. and Renaud, P.E. Does a pulsed food supply to the benthos affect polychaete recruitment patterns in the Northeast Water Polynya? Journal of Marine Systems 10:483-495.

1997  Piepenburg, D., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Brandt, A., Renaud, P.E., Ahrens, M.J., and Jensen, P. Benthic community patterns reflect water column process in the Northeast Water Polynya (Greenland) Journal of Marine Systems 10:467-482.

1997  Renaud, P.E., Riggs, S.R., Ambrose, W.G., Jr.,  Schmid, K., and Snyder, S.W. Biological‑ Geological interactions: storm effects of macroalgal communities mediated by sediment distribution patterns. Continental Shelf Research 17:37-56.

1997  Clough, L.M., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Cochran, K., Barnes, K., Renaud, P.E., and Aller, R. Bioturbation, biomass, and infaunal abundance in the sediments of the Arctic Ocean. Deep Sea Research Part II 44:1683-1704.

1996  Renaud, P.E., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Riggs, S.R., and Syster, D.A. Multi‑level effects of severe storms on an offshore temperate reef system: benthic sediments, macroalgae, and implications for fisheries. Marine Ecology 17:383-398.

1996  Clough, L.M., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Ashjian, C., Piepenburg, D., Renaud, P.E., and Smith, S.. Meroplankton in the Northeast Water Polynya: does larval distribution mirror benthic abundance patterns? Journal of Marine Systems 10:343-357.

1995  Ambrose, W.G., Jr. and Renaud, P.E. Benthic response to water column productivity: evidence for benthic‑pelagic coupling in the Northeast Water Polynya. Journal of Geophysical Research 100: (C3):4411-4421.

1995  Irlandi, E.A., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., and Orlando, B.A. Landscape Ecology and the marine environment: How spatial configuration of seagrass habitat influences growth and survival of the bay scallop, Argopecten irradians. Oikos 72:307-313.

1995  Hobson, K.A., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., and Renaud, P.E. Sources of primary production benthic-pelagic coupling, and trophic relationships within the Northeast Water Polynya: Insights from d 13C and d 15N analysis. Marine Ecology Progress Series 128: 1-10.

1994  Olafsson, E.B., Peterson, C.H., and Ambrose, W.G., Jr.  Does recruitment limitation structure populations and communities of macroinvertebrates in marine soft‑sediments: The relative significance of pre- and post-settlement processes?  Oceanography and Marine Biology an Annual Review 32:65-109.

1994  Posey, M.H., and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Effects of proximity to an offshore hard‑bottom reef on infaunal abundances.  Marine Biology 118:745-753.

1994  Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Ahrens, M., Brandt, A., Dimmler, P., Graf, G., Gutt, J., Herman, R., Jensen, P., Piepenburg, D., Queisser, Q., Renaud, P.E., Scheltz,A., and Thomsen, L. Benthos. Berichte zur Polarforschung 142:106-112.

1994  Krause, M.K., Arnold, W.S., and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Morphological and genetic variation among three populations of calico scallops, Argopecten irradians. Journal of Shellfish Research 13:529-537.

1993  Singhas, L.S., West, T.L., and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Occurrence of Echeneibothrium (Platyhelminthes, Cestoda) in the Calico Scallop, Argopecten gibbus, from North North Carolina. Fishery Bulletin 91:179-181.

1993  Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Effects of predation and disturbance by Ophiuroids on soft-bottom community structure in Oslofjord: Results of a mesocosm study.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 97:225-236.

1993  Deming, J., Johnson, M., Smith, W., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Bauerfeind, E., Booth, B., Cochran, K., Hopkins, T., Kristensen, R., Minnett, P., Niebauer, J., Rowe, G., Smith, S. Wallace, and D., Walsh, I. Northeast Water Polynya: Polar Sea Cruise Report. EOS, Tranactions American Geophysical Union 74:185, 195-96.

1992  West, T.L. and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Abiotic and biotic effects on population dynamics of oligohaline benthic invertebrates. In: Proceedings of the TwentyFifth European Marine Biological Symposium, edited by V.U. Ceccherilli, R. Rossi, and A. Carrieri. Olsen and Olsen Pub. pp. 189-194.

1992  Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Peterson, C.H., Summerson, H.C., and Lin, J.. Experimental tests of factors affecting recruitment of bay scallops (Argopecten irradians) to spat collectors. Aquaculture 108:67-86.

1992  Ambrose, W.G., Jr., and Irlandi, B.A. Height of attachment on seagrass leads to trade‑off between growth and survival in the bay scallop Argopecten irradians. Marine Ecology Progress Series 90:45-51.

1992  Leinaas, H.P., and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Utilization of different foraging habitats by the purple sandpiper Calidris maritima on a Spitsbergen beach. Cinclus 15:85-91.

1991  Ambrose, W.G., Jr.  Are infaunal predators important in structuring marine soft‑bottom communities?  American Zoologist 31:849-860

1991  Ambrose, W.G., Jr. and Lin, J. Settlement preference of Argopecten irradians larvae for artificial substrates. In: An International Compendium of Scallop biology and Culture, edited by S.E. Shumway, World Aquaculture Society, pp. 16-20.

1990  Ambrose, W.G., Jr. and Leinaas, H. P. Size specific distribution and abundance of amphipods (Gammarus setosus) on an Arctic shore: Effects of shorebird Predation? In: Proceedings of the TwentyFourth European Marine Biological Symposium, ed. by M. Barnes and R.N. Gibson, Aberdeen University Press, pp. 239-249.

1989  Lee, H., II and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Life after competitive exclusion: alternative strategies of a competitive inferior. Oikos 56:424-427.

1988  Ambrose, W.G., Jr. and Leinaas, H. P. Intertidal soft-bottom communities on the west coast of Spitzbergen. Polar Biology 8:393-395.

1987  Hunt, J.H., Ambrose, W.G., Jr. and Peterson, C.H. Effects of the gastropod Ilyanassa obsoleta (Say) and the bivalve Mercenaria mercenaria (Linne) on larval settlement and juvenile recruitment.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 108:229-240.

1986  Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Estimate of removal rate of Nereis virens (Polychaeta: Nereidae) from an intertidal mudflat by Gulls (Larus spp.). Marine Biology 90:243-247.

1986  Warwick, R.M., Gee, J.M., Berge, J.A., and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Effects of the feeding activity of the polychaete Streblosoma bairdi (Malmgren) on meiofaunal abundance and community structure. Sarsia 71:11‑16.

1986  Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Experimental analysis of density dependent emigration of the amphipod Rhepoxynius abronius. Marine Behavior and Physiology 12:209-216.

1986  Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Importance of predatory infauna in marine soft-bottom communities: Reply to Wilson. Marine Ecology Progress Series 32:41-45.

1986  Berge, J.A., Schaanning, M., Bakke, T.K., Sandöy, K., Skeie, G.M., and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. A soft-bottom sublittoral mesocosm by the Oslofjord: Description performance and examples of application. Ophelia 26:37-54.

1985  Peterson, C.H. and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Potential habitat dependence in deposition rate of presumptive annual lines in shells of the bivalve Protothaca staminea. Lethaia 18:257-260.

1985  Commito, J.A. and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Predatory infauna and trophic complexity in soft‑bottom communities. In: Proceedings of the Nineteenth European Marine Biological Symposium, edited by P.E. Gibbs, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 323-333.

1985  Gee, J.M., Warwick, R.M., Schaanning, M., Berge, J.A., and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Effects of organic enrichment on meiofaunal abundance and community structure in sublittoral soft sediments. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 91:247-262.

1985  Commito, J.A. and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Multiple trophic levels in soft‑bottom communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series 26:289-293.

1984  Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Role of predatory infauna in structuring marine soft‑bottom communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series 17:109-115.

1984  Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Influence of residents on the development of a marine soft‑bottom community. Journal of Marine Research 42:633-654.

1984  Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Influences of predatory polychaetes and epibenthic predators on the structure of a soft‑bottom community in a Maine estuary. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 81:115-145.

1984  Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Increased emigration of the amphipod Rhepoxynius abronius (Barnard) and the polychaete Nephtys caeca (Fabricius) in the presence of invertebrate predators. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 81:115-145.

1982  Peterson, C.H., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., and Hunt, J.H. A field test of the swimming response of the bay scallop (Argopecten irradians) to changing biological factors. Bulletin of Marine Science 32:939-944.

1980  Ambrose, W.G., Jr., Jones, D., and Thompson, I. Distance from shore and growth rate of the suspension feeding bivalve Spisula solidissima. Proceedings of the National Shellfisheries Association 70:207-215.

1978  Jones, D.S., Thompson, I., and Ambrose, W.G., Jr. Age and growth determinations for the Atlantic surf clam Spisula solidissima based on internal growth lines in shell cross sections. Marine Biology 47:63-70.


2011  Whiting, A., Griffith, D., Jewett, S., Clough, L., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., and Johnson, J. Combining Inupiaq and Scientific Knowledge: Ecology in Northern Kotzebue Sound, Alaska. Alaska Sea Grant, University of Alaska Fairbanks, SG-ED-72, Fairbanks. 71 pp.

1997  Gray, J.S., Ambrose, W.G., Jr., and Szanizwska, A. Ecological Processes in Marine Sediments. Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, Hell, Poland, NATO Advanced Science Series, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. 236 pp.



Last modified:  2012/9/27