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Center for Marine Debris Research

1. Brignac K.C., Jung M.R., King C., Royer S.-J., Blickley L., Lamson M., Potemra J., Lynch J.M. in review. Plastic Marine Debris Polymers in the Hawaiian Islands: Beach, Sea Surface, and Seafloor. Submitted to Environmental Science and Technology.

 

2. Hyrenbach, K. D., McGinnis, Z., Page, K., Horgen, F. D., Lynch, J. M. in review. Are you what you eat? An ecological exploration of plastic ingestion by island-associated predatory fish in Oahu, Hawaii. Submitted to Marine Pollution Bulletin.

 

3. Gove, J.M., Whitney, J., McManus, M., Lecky, J., Carvalho, F., Lynch, J.M., Phillip, J.L., Neubauer, P., Smith, K., Phipps, J., Kobayashi, D., Manuel, M., Balagso, K., Merrifield, M., Polovina, J., Asner, G.P., Maynard, J., Williams, G.J. in review. Prey-sized plastics are invading larval fish nurseries. Submitted to Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

 

4. Lynch, J.M., Work, T.M., Jung, M.R., Flint, M., Balazs, G.H. in review. Study on the lethality of sea turtles by ingested plastics is hard to swallow. Submitted to Scientific Reports.

 

5. Currie J., Stack S., Brignac K.C., Lynch J.M. 2019. Nearshore sea surface macro marine debris in Maui County, Hawaii: distribution, drivers, and polymer composition.   Marine Pollution Bulletin. 138:70-83. DOI 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.11.026
Link to Paper: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025326X18308038

 

6. Clukey K.E., Lepczyk C.A., Balazs G.H., Work T.M., Li Q.X., Bachman M.J., Lynch J.M. 2018. Persistent Organic Pollutants in Fat of Three Species of Pacific Pelagic Longline Caught Sea Turtles: Accumulation in Relation to Ingested Plastic Marine Debris. Science of the Total Environment. 610-611:402-411. DOI 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.07.242.
Link to Paper: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969717319599

 

7. Donnelly-Greenan, E., Hyrenbach, D., Beck, J., Fitzgerald, S., Nevins, H., Hester, M. 2018. First Quantification of Plastic Ingestion by Short-Tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus. Mar Ornithol. 46:79-84.
Link to Paper: http://www.marineornithology.org/content/get.cgi?rn=1253

 

8. Youngren, S.M., Rapp, D.C., Hyrenbach, K.D. 2018.   Plastic ingestion by Tristram's Storm-petrel (Oceanodroma tristrami) chicks from French Frigate Shoals, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
Mar. Pollut. Bull. 128: 369–378.   DOI 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.01.053
Link to Paper: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025326X1830064X

 

9. Jung M.R., Balazs G.H., Work T.M., Jones T.T., Orski S.V., Rodriguez C. V., Beers K.L., Brignac K.C., Hyrenbach K.D., Jensen B.A., Lynch J.M. 2018. Polymer Identification of Plastic Debris Ingested by Pelagic-phase Sea Turtles in the Central Pacific.   Environmental Science and Technology. 52:11535-11544. DOI 10.1021/acs.est.8b03118.
Link to Paper: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.est.8b03118

 

10. Jung M.R., Horgen F.D., Orski S.V., Rodriguez C. V., Beers K.L., Balazs G.H., Jones T.T., Work T.M., Brignac K.C., Royer S-J., Hyrenbach K.D., Jensen B.A., Lynch J.M. 2018. Validation of ATR FT-IR to identify polymers of plastic marine debris, including those ingested by marine organisms.   Marine Pollut Bull. 127:704-716.   DOI 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.12.061.
Link to Paper: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025326X17310949

 

11. Lynch J.M. 2018. Quantities of marine debris ingested by sea turtles: Global meta-analysis highlights need for standardized data reporting methods and reveals relative risk.   Environmental Science and Technology. 52:12026-12038. DOI 10.1021/acs.est.8b02848.
Link to Paper: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.est.8b02848

 

12. Clukey K.E., Lepczyk C.A., Balazs G., Work T., Lynch J.M. 2017. Investigation of Plastic Debris Ingestion by Four Species of Sea Turtles Collected as Bycatch in Pelagic Pacific Longline Fisheries. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 120(1-2):117-125. DOI 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.04.064.
Link to Paper: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025326X17303740

 

13. Hyrenbach, K. D., Hester, M. M., Adams, J., Titmus, A. J., Michael, P., Wahl, T., Chang, C. W., Marie, A., Vanderlip, C. 2017. Plastic Ingestion by Black-Footed Albatross Phoebastria nigripes from Kure Atoll, Hawai'i: Linking Chick Diet Remains and Parental at-Sea Foraging Distributions. Mar Ornithol. 45:225-236.
Link to Paper: http://www.marineornithology.org/content/get.cgi?rn=1253

 

14. Rapp, D. C., Youngren, S. M., Hartzell, P., Hyrenbach, K. D. 2017. Community-wide patterns of plastic ingestion in seabirds breeding at French Frigate Shoals, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Mar Pollut Bull. 123:269-278.   DOI 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.08.047
Link to Paper: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025326X1730718X

 

15. Nilsen, F., Hyrenbach, K. D., Fang, J. S., Jensen, B. 2014. Use of indicator chemicals to characterize the plastic fragments ingested by Laysan albatross. Mar Pollut Bull. 87:230-236.   DOI 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.07.055
Link to Paper: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025326X14005141

 

16. Hyrenbach, K.D., Hester, M.M., Johnson, J., Lyday, S., Bingham, S., Pawloski, J. 2013.
First evidence of plastic ingestion by white-tailed tropicbirds from O'ahu.
Marine Ornithol., 41: 167-169.
Link to Paper: http://www.marineornithology.org/content/get.cgi?rn=1035

 

17. Marrero, M., Hester, M., Hyrenbach, D., Michael, P., Adams, J., Vanderlip, C., Keiper, C., Stock, J., Collins, A., Alvarez. T. 2012. Winged Ambassadors: Ocean Literacy Through the Eyes of Albatross. Current Journal of Marine Education, 28(2): 26-30.
Link to Paper: http://oikonos.org/papers/Marrero_etal_2013_Current_WingedAmbassadors.pdf

 

18. Titmus, A. J., Hyrenbach, K. D. 2011.   Habitat associations of floating debris and marine birds in the North East Pacific Ocean at coarse and meso spatial scales.
Mar Pollut Bull. 62: 2496-2506. DOI 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2011.08.007
Link to Paper: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025326X11004280

 

19. Hyrenbach, D., Kennish, J. 2009. Question 6: How does marine debris affect wildlife and the environment?   In: Proceedings of Marine Debris in Alaska Workshop. Alaska SeaGrant, Anchorage, Alaska. pp. 109 - 119.
Link to proceedings: https://seagrant.uaf.edu/lib/aksg/0901/mdacoe-debris.pdf

 

20. Hyrenbach, D., Nevins, H., Hester, M., Keiper, C., Webb, S., Harvey, J. 2009. Seabirds indicate plastic pollution in the marine environment. In: Proceedings of Marine Debris in Alaska Workshop. Alaska SeaGrant, Anchorage, Alaska. pp. 57-61.
Link to proceedings: https://seagrant.uaf.edu/lib/aksg/0901/mdacoe-debris.pdf