RESEARCH INITIATIVE ON BAHAMIAN STROMATOLITES
 
 

PUBLICATIONS - RIBS Contribution Series

 

 

#1. Visscher, P.T., Reid, R.P., Bebout, B.M., Hoeft, S.E., Macintyre, I.G., and Thompson, J. Jr., 1998, Formation of lithified micritic laminae in modern marine stromatolites (Bahamas): the role of sulfur cycling. American Mineralogist, v. 83, p. 1482-1491.

 

#2. Decho, A.W., 1999. Imaging an alginate polymer gel matrix using atomic force microscopy. Carbohydrate Research. Vol. 315 p. 330-333.

 

#3. Visscher, P.T., Gritzer, R.F., Leadbetter, E.R., 1999, Low-molecular weight sulfonates: a major substrate for sulfate reducers in marine microbial mats. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 65:3272-3278.

 

# 4. Reid, R.P., Macintyre, I.G., Steneck, 1999, A microbialite/algal ridge fringing reef complex, Highborne Cay, Bahamas. Atoll Research Bulletin No. 466, p. 1-18.

 

#5. Decho, A.W. and Kawaguchi, T., 1999. Confocal imaging of in situ natural microbial communities and their extracellular polymeric secretions (EPS) using nanoplast resin. BioTechniques Vol.27, p. 1246-1251

 

#6. Decho, A.W. "Microbial Biofilms in Intertidal Systems: An Overview". Continental Shelf Res., in press.

 

#7. Macintyre, I.G., Prufert-Bebout, L. and Reid, R.P.The role of endolithic cyanobacteria in the formation of lithified laminae in Bahamian stromatolites. Sedimentology, Download full text (PDF file: 617K)

 

#8. Kawaguchi, T. and Decho, A.W. Biochemical characterization of cyanobacterial extracellular polymers (EPS) from modern marine stromatolites. Preparative Biochemistry and BioTechnology, in press.

 

#9. Visscher, P.T., Reid, R.P. and Bebout, B.M. Microscale observations of sulfate reduction: correlation of microbial activity with lithified micritic laminae in Modern marine stromatolites. Geology, Vol. 28, n°10, p. 919-922. Download full text (PDF file: 156K)

 

#10. Reid, R.P., Visscher, P.T., Decho, A.W., Stolz, J.F., Bebout, B.M., Dupraz, C., Macintyre, I.G., Paerl, H.W., Pinckney, J.L., Prufert-Bebout, L., Steppe, T.F. and DesMarais, D.J.. The role of microbobes in accretion, lamination and early lithification of modern marine Stromatolites. Nature, Vol. 406, p. 989-992. Download full text (PDF file: 455K)

 

 

Other Related Papers

 

 

Decho, A.W., 2000, Exopolymer microdomains as a structuring agent for heterogeneity within microbial biofilms. In: Riding, R.E. and Awramik, S.M. (eds): Microbial Sediments. 1.9. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New-York

 

Macintyre, I.G., Reid, R.P., and Steneck, R.S., 1996, Growth history of stromatolites in a fringing Holocene reef, Stocking Island, Bahamas. Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 66, p.231-242.

 

Pearl, H., Pinckney, J. and Steppe, T., 2000, Cyanobacterial-bacterial mat consortia: examining the functional unit of microbial survival and growth in extreme environments. Environm. microbiol., 2(1), 11-26.

 

Pinckney, J., Paerl, H.W., Reid, R.P. and Bebout, B., 1995, Ecophysiology of stromatolitic mats, Stocking Island, Exuma Cays, Bahamas. Microbial Ecology, v. 29, p. 19-37.

 

Pinckney, J.L. and Reid, R.P., 1997, Productivity and community composition of stromatolitic microbial mats in the Exuma Cays, Bahamas. Facies, v. 36, p. 204-207.

 

Reid, R. P. and Browne K.M., 1991, Intertidal stromatolites in a fringing Holocene reef complex, Bahamas. Geology, v. 19, p. 15-18.

 

Reid, R.P., Macintyre, I.G., Steneck, R.S., Browne, K.M., and Miller, T.E., 1995, Stromatolites in the Exuma Cays, Bahamas: Uncommonly common. Facies, v. 33, p. 1-18.

 

Steneck, R. S., Miller, T. E., Reid, R. P. and Macintyre, I. G., 1998, Ecological controls on stromatolite development in a modern reef environment: a test of the ecological refuge paradigm. Carbonates and Evaporites, v. 13, p. 48-65.

 

Steneck, R.S., Macintyre, I.G. and Reid, R.P., 1997, Unique algal ridge systems of Exuma Cays, Bahamas. Coral Reefs v. 16, p. 29-37.

 

Stolz, J.F., 2000, Structure of microbial mats and biofilms. In: Riding, R.E. and Awramik, S.M. (eds): Microbial Sediments. 1.9. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New-York

 

 

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