Publications

Hill, V. J., R. C. Zimmerman.  (2016). Characteristics of colored dissolved organic material in first year landfast sea ice and the underlying water column in the Canadian Arctic in the early spring. Marine Chemistry. 80: 1-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marchem.2016.01.007

Arrigo, K. R., Hill, V. J., Belanger, S., Mitchell, B. G. and Hirawake, T., (2015). Estimates of Net Primary Production from Space-based Measurements. In: Ocean colour remote sensing of polar seas. M. Babin and M. H. Forget (Eds). Dartmouth, Canada, Reports of the International Ocean-Colour Coordinating Group. 16

McPherson, M. L., Zimmerman, R. C., Hill, V. J. (2015). Predicting carbon isotope discrimination in Eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) from the environmental parameters – light, flow, and DIC. Limnology and Oceanography. DOI: 10.1002/lno.10142

Zimmerman, R. C., Hill, V. J., Gallegos, C. L. (2015). Predicting effects of ocean warming, acidification, and water quality on Chesapeake region eelgrass. Limnology and Oceanography. DOI: 10.1002/lno.10139

Hill, V. J., R. C. Zimmerman, W. P. Bissett, H. Dierssen, and D. D. R. Kohler. (2014). Evaluating light availability, seagrass biomass, and productivity using hyperspectral airborne remote sensing in Saint Joseph’s Bay, Florida. Estuaries and Coasts 37 :1467-1489. DOI: 10.1007/s12237-013-9764-3.

Zimmerman, R. C., Sukenik, C. I. and Hill, V. J. (2013). Subsea LIDAR systems. In: J. Watson and O. Zielinski (Eds.), Subsea optics and imaging. Woodhead Publishing Limited, 471-487.

V. Hill; P. Matrai; E. Olson; S. Suttle; M. Steele; L. Codispoti; R. Zimmerman (2013). Synthesis of primary production in the Arctic Ocean: II. In situ and remotely sensed integrated estimates, 1999-2007. Progress in Oceanography (110) 107:125

P. A. Matrai, E. Olson. S. Suttles, V. Hill, L. A. Codispoti, B. Light, and M. Steele. (2013). Synthesis of primary production in the Arctic Ocean: I. Surface waters, 1954-2007. Progress in Oceanography (110) 93:106

L.A. Codispoti, V. Kelly, A. Thessen, P. Matrai, S. Suttles, V. Hill, M.A. Steele, B. Light, R. Zimmerman (2013). Nitrate and Phosphate Based Estimates of Net Community Production in the Arctic Ocean and its Marginal Seas. Progress in Oceanography (110) 126:150

Meredith L. McPherson, Victoria J. Hill, Richard C. Zimmerman and Heidi M. Dierssen. 2011. The Optical Properties of Greater Florida Bay: Implications for Seagrass Abundance. Estuaries and Coasts 34:1150-1160, DOI 10.1007/s12237-011-9411-9.

Pan, X., and R. Zimmerman. 2010. Modeling the vertical distributions of downwelling plane irradiance and diffuse attenuation coefficient in optically deep waters, Journal. Geophysical Research., 115, C08016, doi:10.1029/2009JC006039

Dierssen, H., R. Zimmerman, D. Burdige, and L. Drake. 2010. Benthic ecology from space: optics and net primary production cross the Great Bahama Bank from seagrass and benthic algae. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 411:1-15 FEATURE ARTICLE

Hill, V., and R. Zimmerman. 2010. Increasing the accuracy of remotely sensed primary production estimates for the Arctic Ocean, using passive and active sensors. Deep Sea Res. 57:1243-1254.

Burdige, D., X. Hu, and R. Zimmerman. 2010. The widespread occurrence of coupled carbonate dissolution/reprecipitation in surface sediments on the Bahamas Bank. Amer. J. Science. 310:492-521

Bachmann, Charles. Montes, Marcos. Fusina, Robert. Parrish, Chistropher. Sellars, Jon. Weidemann, A. Goode, Wesley. Nichols, C Reid. Woodward, Partrick. Mcllhany, K. Hill, Victoria. Zimmerman, Richard. Korwan, Daniel. Truitt, B. Schwarzchild, Authur. (2010).Bathymetry Retrieval from Hyperspectral Imagery in the Very Shallow Water Limit: A Case Study from the 2007 Virginia Coast Reserve (VCR’07) Multi-Sensor Campaign. Marine Geodesy 33 (1):53-75

Dierssen, H., Zimmerman, R., Burdige, D., 2009. Optics and remote sensing of Bahamian carbonate sediment whitings and potential relationship to wind-driven Langmuir circulation. Biogeosciences 6:487-500.

Dierssen, H., Zimmerman, R., Drake, L., Burdige, D., 2009. Potential transport of unattached benthic macroalgae to the deep sea through wind-driven Langmuir circulation. Geophys. Res. Let. 36: L04602, doi:10.1029/2008GL036188.

Rassweiler, A., K. Arkema, D. Reed, R. Zimmerman, and M. Brzezinski. 2008. Net primary production, growth and standing crop of Macrocystis pyrifera in Southern California. Ecology 89: 2068.

Burdige, D., R.C. Zimmerman, and X. Hu. 2008. Rates of carbonate dissolution in permeable sediments estimated from pore-water profiles: The role of sea grasses. Limnology Oceanography. 53: 549-565.

Hill, V. (2008). The Impacts of Chromophoric Dissolved Organic Material on Surface Ocean Heating in the Chukchi Sea. Journal Geophysical Research (113) doi:10.1029/2007JC004119.

Stoughton, MA. 2009. A bio-optical model for Syringodium filiforme canopies. Master’s thesis, Old Dominion University.

Palacios, SP and Zimmerman, RC. 2007. Response of eelgrass Zostera marina to CO2 enrichment: possible impacts of climate change and potential for remediation of coastal habitats. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 344:1-13

Dierssen, H., Kudela, R., Ryan, J. and Zimmerman, R., 2006. Red and black tides: Quantitative analysis of sea spectral reflectance and perceived color for phytoplankton, colored dissolved organic matter, and suspended sediments. Limnology Oceanography, 51: 2646-2659.

Zimmerman, R., 2006. Chapter 13. Light and photosynthesis in seagrass meadows. In: A. Larkum, C. Duarte and R. Orth (Editors), Seagrasses: Biology, Ecology and Conservation. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 303-321.

Zimmerman, R. and Dekker, A., 2006. Chapter 12. Aquatic optics: basic concepts for understanding how light affects seagrasses and makes them measurable from space. In: A. Larkum, R. Orth and C. Duarte (Editors), Seagrasses: Biology, Ecology and Conservation. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 295-301.

Dominick, C.M. and R. C. Zimmerman. 2006. Dynamics of carbon allocation in a deep-water population of the deciduous kelp Pleurophycus gardneri (Laminariales). Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 309: 143-157.

Hill, V.J ., G.F. Cota, and D. Stockwell. 2005. Spring and Summer phytoplankton communities in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas . Deep Sea Research II. 52:3369-3385.

Hill, V.J . and G.F. Cota 2005. Spatial patterns of primary production on the shelf, slope and basin of the Western Arctic in 2002. Deep Sea Research II 52:3344-354.

Dobbs, F.C., R.C. Zimmerman, L.A. Drake. 2004. Occurrence of intracellular crystals in leaves of Thalassia testudinum. Aquatic Botany. 80:23-28.

Cummings , M.E. , R. C. Zimmerman. 2003. Light harvesting and the package effect in the seagrasses Thalassia testudinum Konig and Zostera marina L.: optical constraints on photoacclimation. Aquatic Botany. 75: 261-274.

Dierssen, H.M., R.C. Zimmerman, R.A. Leathers, T.V. Downes, C.O. Davis. 2003. Remote sensing of seagrass and bathymetry in the Bahamas Banks using high resolution airborne imagery. Limnology Oceanography. 48: 444-455.

Drake, L.A. , F.C. Dobbs, R.C. Zimmerman. 2003. Effects of epiphyte load on optical properties and photosynthetic potential of the sea grasses Thalassia testudinum Koinig and Zostera marina L. Limnology Oceanography 48: 456-463.

Zimmerman, R.C. 2003. A bio-optical model of irradiance distribution and photosynthesis in seagrass canopies. Limnology Oceanography 48: 568-585.