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Markus Huettel

Florida State University

Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science

1017 Academic Way
PO Box 3064520
Tallahassee , FL  32306  

mhuettel@fsu.edu

Project List:

A systems approach to improve predictions of biodegradation and ecosystem recovery in coastal marine sediments impacted by oil spill

Year 6-8 Investigator Grants (RFP-V)Role: Principal Investigator, Project Data Point of Contact, Task Lead, Task Lead, Task Lead, Task Data Contact, Task Data Contact, Task Data Contact, Outreach Point of Contact

Deepsea to Coast Connectivity in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico (DEEP-C)

Year 2-4 Consortia Grants (RFP-I)Role: Co-Principal Investigator, Task Co-Lead

Expanding Contaminated Sediment Sampling In Gulf Coast Beaches

Bridge Grants (RFP-III)Role: Principal Investigator

Penetration, Accumulation and Degradation of BP DWH Oil in Florida Sandy Beaches

Year One Block Grant - Florida Institute of OceanographyRole: Principal Investigator, Project Data Point of Contact

Deepwater Horizon Oil Deposition in Gulf of Mexico Beaches Phase 2: Recovery of the Beach Sedimentary Environment

Year One Block Grant - The Northern Gulf InstituteRole: Principal Investigator, Project Data Point of Contact

Impact of Crude Oil on Coastal and Ocean Environments of the West Florida Shelf and Big Bend Region from the Shoreline to the Continental Shelf Edge

Year One Block Grant - The Northern Gulf InstituteRole: Co-Principal Investigator, Task Lead, Task Co-Lead, Task Data Contact

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Articles - 7

2016

Dickey, R., & Huettel, M. (2016). Seafood and Beach Safety in the Aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Oceanog, 29(3), 196–203.

2015

Rodriguez-R, L. M., Overholt, W. A., Hagan, C., Huettel, M., Kostka, J. E., & Konstantinidis, K. T. (2015). Microbial community successional patterns in beach sands impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Isme J, 9(9), 1928–1940.

2014

Canion, A., Kostka, J. E., Gihring, T. M., Huettel, M., van Beusekom, J. E. E., Gao, H., et al. (2014). Temperature response of denitrification and anammox reveals the adaptation of microbial communities to in situ temperatures in permeable marine sediments that span 50 Degrees in latitude. Biogeosciences, 11(2), 309–320.
Ruddy, B. M., Huettel, M., Kostka, J. E., Lobodin, V. V., Bythell, B. J., McKenna, A. M., et al. (2014). Targeted Petroleomics: Analytical Investigation of Macondo Well Oil Oxidation Products from Pensacola Beach. Energy Fuels, 28(6), 4043–4050.

2013

Huettel, M., Berg, P., & Kostka, J. E. (2013). Benthic Exchange and Biogeochemical Cycling in Permeable Sediments. Annu. Rev. Marine. Sci., 6(1), 23–51.

2012

Zuijdgeest, A., Huettel, M., & Chin, W. - C. (2012). Dispersants as Used in Response to the MC252-Spill Lead to Higher Mobility of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Oil-Contaminated Gulf of Mexico Sand. PLoS ONE, 7(11), e50549.

2011

Kostka, J. E., Prakash, O., Overholt, W. A., Green, S., Freyer, G., Canion, A., et al. (2011). Hydrocarbon-degrading bacteria and the bacterial community response in Gulf of Mexico beach sands impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 77(22), 7962–7974.

Conference Presentations - 33

2017

Huettel, M. (2017). Estuarine and nearshore sediments: biogeochemical hot spots in the coastal zone. In 14th International Estuarine Biogeochemistry Symposium. Rimouski, Canada : 60/04/17-06/07/17.
Huettel, M., Berg, P., Kostka, J. E., & Konstantinidis, K. (2017). Coastal sand beds: biogeochemical hot spots in the inner shelf. In International Workshop on Marine Geomicrobiology A Matter of Energy. Sandbjerg, Denmark : 08/28/17-09/01/17.
Huettel, M., Overholt, W. A., Kostka, J. E., Hagan, C., Kaba, J., Wells, B., et al. (2017). Degradation of Deepwater Horizon Oil Buried in a Florida Sandy Beach. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Overholt, W. A., Mercando, E., Sun, X., Romero, I. C., Hollander, D. J., Konstantinidis, K., et al. (2017). Microbial Processes in Submerged Coastal Sands Impacted with Weathered Oil. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Shin, B., Huettel, M., & Kostka, J. E. (2017). Succession of Microbial Populations Linked to Surface Residual Ball Degradation in Pensacola Beach Sands Impacted by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Wagner, K. D., Overholt, W. A., Urakawa, H., Huettel, M., & Kostka, J. E. (2017). Buried Crude Oil Alters the Microbial Nitrogen Cycle in Submerged Coastal Sands. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Wells, W. B., Overholt, W. A., Kaba, J., Bociu, I., Brignole, P., Kostka, J. E., et al. (2017). Effect of deposited DWH oil and phytoplankton on oxygen consumption and dissolved inorganic carbon production in Gulf of Mexico shallow shelf and shelf slope sediments. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.

2016

Huettel, M., Konstantinidis, K., & Kostka, J. E. (2016). A systems approach to improve predictions of biodegradation and ecosystem recovery in coastal marine sediments impacted by oil spills.. Tampa, FL , : 02/01/16-02/07/16: Poster.

2014

Hagan, C., Kaba, J., Wells, W., Dudley, S., Kostka, J. E., & Huettel, M. (2014). Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons of Deepwater Horizon oil buried in Pensacola Beach sands and their changes over time. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.
Huettel, M., Berg, P., & Brignole, P. (2014). Oxygen fluxes in carbonate coral reef sands measured with the eddy correlation technique. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2014. Honolulu, HI : 02/23/14-02/28/14: Poster.
Huettel, M., Kostka, J. E., Hagan, C., Kaba, J., Wells, B., Overholt, W., et al. (2014). The degradation of hydrocarbons in sandy sediment of the northeastern Gulf. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.
Kostka, J. E., W.A.O., L. M., Rodriguez, R., Marks, K., Gaby, J. C., Hagan, C., et al. (2014). Hydrocarbon-degrading microbial communities and the fate of oil in beach sands impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.
Kostka, J. E., Overholt, W., Marks, K., Sun, X., Shin, B., Snell, T., et al. (2014). The response of benthic microbial communities in the Gulf of Mexico to the Deepwater Horizon oil discharge: from shallow coastal sands to the deepsea. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2014. Honolulu, HI : 02/23/14-02/28/14: Poster.
Overholt, W. A., Marks, K. P., Rodriguez-R., L. - M., C. Hagan, C., Kaba, J., Konstantinidis, K., et al. (2014). Oil in the beach: the microbial response to hydrocarbons parallels changes in oil chemistry. In First Annual Southeastern Biogeochemistry Symposium. Atlanta, GA - 04/05/14-04/06/14.
Overholt, W. A., Rodriguez-R, L. M., Marks, K. P., Hagan, C., Kaba, J., Konstantinidis, K., et al. (2014). A succession in microbial populations parallels the evolution of hydrocarbon chemistry in Gulf of Mexico beach sands contaminated by Macondo oil from the Deepwater Horizon discharge. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2014. Honolulu, HI : 02/23/14-02/28/14.
Wells, W., Huettel, M., Kostka, J. E., Overholt, W., Kaba, J., & Bociu, I. (2014). Influence of buried crude oil and algal material on oxygen consumption in sediments collected along a depth transect through DeSoto Canyon. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.

2013

Huettel, M., Kostka, J., Zuijdgeest, A., Samaras, C., Kaba, J., Wells, B., et al. (2013). Transport and decomposition of MC252-oil in permeable sediment. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Kostka, J., Rodriguez, R. L. M., Overholt, W., Lin, X., Marks, K., Konstantinidis, K., et al. (2013). Metagenomic Insights into the Response of Indigenous Microbial Communities in Beach Sands to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. In Goldschmidt International Geochemistry Conference. Florence, Italy, August 25-30, 2013.
Kostka, J. E., Huettel, M., Chanton, J. P., & Hollander, D. (2013). The Response of Gulf Sedimentary Microbial Communities to the Deposition of Deepwater Horizon Oil Hydrocarbons. In International Symposium on Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies. Jacksonville, FL, June 10-13, 2013.
Ruddy, B. M., Hendrickson, C. L., Lobodin, V. V., Huettel, M., Kostka, J. E., Reddy, C. M., et al. (2013). Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Ketone Transformation Products Revealed by Increased Acid/Analyte Concentration Positive Ion ESI FT-ICR MS. In American Chemical Society National Meeting. New Orleans, LA, April 7-11, 2013: Poster.
Ruddy, B. M., Huettel, M., Kostka, J. E., Lobodin, V. V., Bythell, B. J., McKenna, A. M., et al. (2013). New Insights into the Weathering of Macondo Well Oil: Analysis of Contaminated Sands from Pensacola Beach. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013: Poster.

2012

Berg, P., Long, M., Rheuban, J., Koopans, D., & Huettel, M. (2012). Dynamic Changes in Eddy Correlation Measurements of Benthic Oxygen Fluxes. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12: Poster.
Kostka, J., Huettel, M., Prakash, O., Green, S., Kaba, J., Hagan, C., et al. (2012). The fate of Deepwater Horizon oil in Florida sandy beaches: can oil eating microbes help to clean up the mess? In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12.
Ruddy, B. M., Lobodin, V. V., Huettel, M., Kostka, J. E., Bythell, B. J., McKenna, A. M., et al. (2012). Compositional Analysis of Deepwater Horizon Crude Oil-Contaminated Pensacola Beach Sand. In International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling. St. Petersburg, FL, June 10-14, 2012: Poster.
Zuijdgeest, A., Middelburg, J., & Huettel, M. (2012). Application of Corexit 9500A as used in response to the Deepwater Horizon spill leads to higher PAH mobility and degradation in saturated Pensacola Beach sands -- an experimental study. In NAC11, Nederlands Aardwetenschappelijk Congres. Veldhoven, Netherlands, March 29-30, 2012.

2011

Huettel, M., & Kostka, J. E. (2011). Deepwater Horizon Oil In Florida Sandy Beaches. In Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Conference. Daytona Beach, FL, November 6-10, 2011.
Huettel, M., Kostka, J., Hastings, D., Prakash, O., Kaba, J., Hagan, C., et al. (2011). Deepwater Horizon oil in Florida sandy beaches. In Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Conference. St. Petersburg, FL, October 25, 2011.
Huettel, M., Kostka, J. E., Prakash, M., Overholt, W. A., Green, S., Freyer, G., et al. (2011). Penetration, Accumulation and Degradation of Deepwater Horizon Oil in Florida Sandy Beaches. In Goldschmidt Conference 2011. Praque, Czech Republic, August 14-19, 2011.
Kaba, J., Hagan, C., Wells, B., Dudley, S., & Huettel, M. (2011). The Effect of Deepwater Horizon Oil on Oxygen Consumption in North Florida Beaches. In Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Conference. Daytona Beach, FL, November 8, 2011.
Roeder, T. K., Hastings, D. W., Holzinger, C., Playle, E., Brooks, G., Huettel, M. H., et al. (2011). Where Has All the Oil Gone? The use of trace metals as potential indicators of oil contamination in marine sediments and beach sands. In AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA, December 5-9, 2011.
Ruddy, B. M., McKenna, A. M., Podgorski, D. C., Rodgers, R. P., Huettel, M. H., & Marshall, A. G. (2011). Compositional Analysis of BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Contaminated Pensacola Beach Sand by Ultrahigh-Resolution FT-ICR-MS. In American Society of Mass Spectrometry Conference. Denver, CO, June 5-9, 2011.

2010

Huettel, M. H., Kostka, J. E., Green, S., Prakash, O., Kaba, J., & Canion, A. (2010). Rates and mechanisms controlling the microbial degradation of crude oil from the MC252 spill in Gulf of Mexico beach sands. In Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Principal Investigator Conference. St. Petersburg, FL, October 5-6, 2010.
Kostka, J. E., & Huettel, M. H. (2010). The Ecology of Hydrocarbon Degradation in Gulf Beach Sands. International Society for Microbial Ecology Symposium. In International Symposium for Microbial Ecology (ISME). Seattle, WA, August 22-27, 2010.