Publications

List of Publications

  1. Berman-Frank, I., Zohary, T., Erez, J. and Dubinsky, Z. 1994. CO2 availability, carbonic anhydrase and the annual dinoflagellate bloom in Lake Kinneret. Limnology and Oceanography, 39: 1822-1834.
    http://aslo.org/lo/toc/vol_39/issue_8/1822.pdf
  2. Zohary, T., Erez, J., Gophen, M., Berman-Frank, I., and Stiller, M. 1994. Seasonality of stable carbon isotopes within Lake Kinneret food web. Limnology and Oceanography, 39: 1030-1043.
    http://aslo.org/lo/toc/vol_39/issue_5/1030.pdf
  3. Berman-Frank, I., Kaplan, A., Zohary, T. and Dubinsky, Z. 1995. Carbonic anhydrase activity in a natural bloom forming dinoflagellate. Journal of Phycology, 31: 906-913.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.0022-3646.1995.00906.x/abstract
  4. Berman-Frank, I. and Erez, J. 1996. Inorganic carbon pools in the bloom forming dinoflagellate Peridinium gatunense. Limnology and Oceanography, 41: 1780-1789.
    http://wap.aslo.org/lo/toc/vol_41/issue_8/1780.pdf
  5. Berman-Frank, I., Erez J., Zohary, T. and Dubinsky, Z. 1996. Adaptive strategies of phytoplankton to CO2 limitation in nature: The Lake Kinneret case study. Steinberger Y. [Ed.] Preservation of Our World in the Wake of Change. ISEEQS Pubs. 6B: 574 – 576.
  6. Berman-Frank, I., Erez, J. and Kaplan, A. 1998. Changes in inorganic carbon uptake during the progression of a dinoflagellate bloom in a lake ecosystem. Canadian Journal of Botany, 76: 1043-1051.
    http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/b98-075#.UwSuZYXSHp0
  7. Vardi, A.†, Berman-Frank, I.†, Rozenberg, T., Hadas, O., Kaplan, A. and Levine, A. 1999. Programmed cell death of the bloom forming dinoflagellate Peridinium gatunense is mediated by CO2 limitation, oxidative stress and a conditioning factor. Current Biology, 9: 1061-1064. (†these authors contributed equally to this work).
    http://www.cell.com/current-biology/abstract/S0960-9822%2899%2980459-X
  8. Berman-Frank, I. and Dubinsky, Z. 1999. Balanced growth of aquatic plants: myth or reality? BioScience, 49: 29-39.
    http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/bisi.1999.49.1.29
  9. Dubinsky, Z. and Berman-Frank, I. 2001. Uncoupling primary production from population growth in photosynthesizing organisms in aquatic ecosystems. Aquatic Science, 63: 4-17.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/PL00001343
  10. Berman-Frank, I., Cullen, J.T., Shaked, Y., Sherrell, R.M. and Falkowski, P.G. 2001. Iron availability, cellular iron-quotas, and nitrogen fixation in Trichodesmium. Limnology and Oceanography, 46(6): 1249-1260.
    http://www.whoi.edu/science/MCG/people/jcullen/Berman-Franketal2001LO.pdf
  11. Berman-Frank, I., Lundgren, P., Chen, Y., Kupper, H., Kolber, Z., Bergman, B., and Falkowski, P.G. 2001. Segregation of nitrogen fixation and oxygenic photosynthesis in the marine cyanobacterium Trichodesmium. Science, 294: 1534-1537.
    http://www.sciencemag.org/content/294/5546/1534.short
  12. Berman-Frank, I., and Falkowski, P.G. 2002. On the evolution of N2 fixation. Science, 295: 799.
    http://www.sciencemag.org/content/295/5556/798.full
  13. Berman-Frank, I., Lundgren P., Falkowski P. 2003. Nitrogen fixation and photosynthetic oxygen evolution in Cyanobacteria. Research Microbiology, 154: 157-164.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0923250803000299
  14. Berman-Frank, I., Bidle, K., Haramaty, L. and Falkowski, P. 2004. The demise of the marine cyanobacterium, Trichodesmium spp., via an autocatalyzed cell death pathway. Limnology and Oceanography, 49(4):997-1005.
    http://aslo.org/lo/toc/vol_49/issue_4/0997.html
  15. Küpper, H., Ferimazova, N., Šetlík, I. and Berman-Frank, I. 2004. Traffic lights in Trichodesmium: regulation of photosynthesis for nitrogen fixation studied by chlorophyll fluorescence kinetic microscopy. Plant Physiology, 135: 2120-2133.
    http://www.plantphysiol.org/content/135/4/2120.long
  16. Berman-Frank, I. Rosenberg, G., Levitan, O., Haramaty, L., Mari X. 2007. Coupling between autocatalytic cell death and transparent exopolymeric particle production in the marine cyanobacterium Trichodesmium. Environmental Microbiology, 9:1415-1422
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1462-2920.2007.01257.x/abstract
  17. Vardi, A., Eisenstadt, D., Murik, O., Berman-Frank, I., Zohary, T., Levine, A. and Kaplan, A. 2007. Synchronization of cell death in a dinoflagellate population is mediated by an excreted thiol protease. Environmental Microbiology, 9: 360–369.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1462-2920.2006.01146.x/abstract
  18. Levitan, O., Rosenberg, G., Setlik, I., Setlikova, E. , Grigel, J., Klepetar, J., Prasil, O. and Berman-Frank, I. 2007. Elevated CO2 enhances nitrogen fixation and growth in the marine cyanobacterium Trichodesmium. Global Change Biology, 13:531-538.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2486.2006.01314.x/abstract
  19. Milligan, A., Berman-Frank, I., Gerchman Y., Dismukes, C., Falkowski P.G. 2007. Light-dependent oxygen consumption in nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria plays a key role in nitrogenase protection. Journal of Phycology, 43:845-852.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1529-8817.2007.00395.x/abstract
  20. Berman-Frank, I., Quigg, A., Finkel, Z. V., Irwin, A. J., and Haramaty, L. 2007. Nitrogen-fixation strategies and Fe requirements in cyanobacteria. Limnology and Oceanography, 52:2260-2269.
    http://aslo.net/lo/toc/vol_52/issue_5/2260.pdf
  21. Man-Aharonovich, D., Kress, N., Bar Zeev, E., Berman-Frank, I., and Beja, O. 2007. Molecular ecology of nifH genes and transcripts in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Environmental Microbiology, 9:2354-2363.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1462-2920.2007.01353.x/abstract
  22. Küpper, H. Seibert, S., Šetlík, I., Prášil, O., Šetlikova, E., Lohscheider, J., Levitan, O., Strittmatter, M., Adamska, I., and Berman-Frank, I. 2008. Iron Limitation in Trichodesmium reveals new insights into regulation of photosynthesis for N-fixation. New Phytologist, 179:784-798.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1469-8137.2008.02497.x/abstract
  23. Bar Zeev, E., Yogev, T., Man-Aharonovich, D., Kress, N., Herut, B., Béjà, O. and Berman-Frank, I. 2008. Seasonal dynamics of the endosymbiotic, nitrogen-fixing cyanobacterium Richelia intracellularis in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. The ISME Journal, 2: 911-923.
    http://www.nature.com/ismej/journal/v2/n9/full/ismej200856a.html
  24. Berman-Frank, I., Chen, Yi-bu, Gao, Y., Fennel, K., Follows, M., Milligan, A., and Falkowski P.G. 2008. Feedbacks Between the Nitrogen, Carbon and Oxygen Cycles. Capone, DG, D Bronk, M Mulholland and EJ Carpenter, Eds. Nitrogen in the Marine Environment, 2nd edition. San Diego, Academic Press/ Elsevier ISBN 9780123725226.
  25. Bar-Zeev, E., Berman-Frank I., Liberman, B., Rahav, E., Passow, U., and Berman,T. 2009. Transparent exopolymer particles: potential agents for organic fouling and biofilm formation in desalination and water treatment plants. Desalination and Water Treatment, 3:136-142.
    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.5004/dwt.2009.444#.UwNOxIXSHp0
  26. Berman-Frank, I. and Berman, T. 2009. Introduction to primary production in seagrasses and macroalgae: closing the GAP between concepts and measurements. Aquatic Botany,7: 125-126
    http://www.int-res.com/articles/theme/b007p125.pdf
  27. Berman-Frank I, Berman T., MacIntyre H. 2009. (Coeditors AME special volume on GAP workshop) Progress and perspectives in aquatic primary productivity: introduction. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 56: 109–111
    http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/ame/v56/n2-3/p109-111/
  28. Bar-Zeev E., Berman-Frank I, Stambler, N., Vázquez Domínguez, E., Zohary, T., Capuzzo,E., Meeder, E., Suggett, D.J., Iluz, D., Dishon, G., and Berman, T. 2009. Transparent Exopolymer Particles (TEP) link phytoplankton and bacterial production in the Gulf of Aqaba. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 56:217-225
    http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/ame/v56/n2-3/p217-225/
  29. Suggett, D.J., Stambler, N., Prášil, O., Kolber, Z., Quigg, A., Vázquez-Dominguez,E., Zohary,T., Berman, T., Iluz, D, Levitan, O., Lawson,T., Meeder, E., Bar-Zeev, E., Medova, H., and Berman-Frank, I. 2009. Nitrogen and phosphrous limitation of oceanic microbial growth during spring in the Gulf of Aqaba. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 56:227-239
    http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/ame/v56/n2-3/p227-239/
  30. Kelman, D., Ben-Amotz, A., and Berman-Frank, I. 2009. Carotenoids provide the major antioxidant defense in the globally significant N2 fixing marine cyanobacterium Trichodesmium . Environmental Microbiology, 11(7): 1897-1908
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1462-2920.2009.01913.x/abstract
  31. Tzahor, S., Man-Aharonovich, D., Kirkup, B.C., Yogev, T., Berman-Frank, I., Polz, M.F., Beja, O., and Mandel-Gutfreund, Y. 2009. A supervised learning approach for taxonomic classification of core-photosystem-II genes and transcripts in the marine environment. BMC Genomics, doi:10.1186/1471-2164-10-229. 10:229
    http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/10/229
  32. Ionescu, D., Oren, A., Levitan, O., Hindiyeh, M., Malkawi H., and Berman-Frank, I. 2009. The cyanobacterial community of the Zerka Ma’in hot springs, Jordan: morphological and molecular diversity and nitrogen fixation. Algological Studies, 130: 109 – 124
    http://www.schweizerbart.de/papers/algol_stud/detail/130/74225/The_cyanobacterial_community_of_the_Zerka_Ma_in_ho
  33. Man-Aharonovich, D., Philosof, A., Kirkup, B.C., Le Gall, F., Yogev, T., Berman-Frank, I., Polz, M.F., Vaulot, D., and Béjà, O. 2010 Diversity of active marine picoeukaryotes in the eastern Mediterranean Sea unveiled using photosystem-II psbA transcripts. The ISME Journal, 4(8):1044-52.
    http://www.nature.com/ismej/journal/v4/n8/full/ismej201025a.html
  34. Levitan, O., Brown, C.M., Sudhaus, S., Campbell, D., LaRoche, J., and Berman-Frank, I. 2010. Regulation of Nitrogen Metabolism in the Marine Diazotroph Trichodesmium IMS101 under Varying Temperatures and Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations. Environmental Microbiology, 12(7):1899-1912.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1462-2920.2010.02195.x/abstract
  35. Levitan, O., Kranz, S., Spungin, D., Prasil, O., Rost, B., and Berman-Frank, I. 2010. The combined effects of pCO2 and light on the N2 fixing cyan bacterium Trichodesmium IMS101: A mechanistic view. Plant Physiology, 154. 10.1104/pp.110.159285
    http://www.plantphysiol.org/content/154/1/346.long
  36. Kranz, S., Levitan, O., Prasil, O., Richter, K.-U., Berman-Frank, I., and Rost, B. 2010. Combined effects of pCO2 and light on the N2 fixing cyanobacteria Trichodesmium IMS101: Physiological responses. Plant Physiology, 154. 10.1104/pp.110.159145
    http://www.plantphysiol.org/content/154/1/334.long
  37. Rachamim, T., Stambler, N., Zohary, T., Berman-Frank, I., and Gal, G. 2010. Zooplankton contribution to the particulate N and P in Lake Kinneret, Israel, under changing water levels. Hydrobiologia, 655:121–135
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10750-010-0413-6
  38. Sharon, Y., Levitan, O., Spungin, D., Berman-Frank, I. and Beer, S. 2011 Photoacclimations of the seagrass Halophila stipulacea to the dim irradiance at its 50 m depth limit. Limnology and Oceanography, 56(1): 357–362.
    http://aslo.org/lo/toc/vol_56/issue_1/0357.html
  39. Levitan, O., Sudhaus, S., LaRoche, J., and Berman-Frank I. 2010. The influence of varying pCO2 and temperature on gene expression of carbon and nitrogen pathways in Trichodesmium IMS101. PLoS One, 5(12): e15104. doi:10.1371
    http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0015104
  40. Yogev, T., Rahav, E., Bar-Zeev, E., Aharonovich, D., Stambler, N., Kress, N., Beja, O., Mulholland, M., Herut, B., and Berman-Frank, I. 2011. Is dinitrogen fixation significant in the Levantine basin- eastern Mediterranean Sea? Environmental Microbiology, 13(4), 854–871.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1462-2920.2010.02402.x/abstract
  41. Bar-Zeev, E., Berman, T., Rahav, E., Dishon, G., Herut, B., Kress, N., and Berman-Frank, I. 2011. Transparent exopolymer particle (TEP) dynamics in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 431:107-118
    http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/meps/v431/p107-118/
  42. Rubin, M., Berman-Frank, I., and Shaked, Y. 2011. Dust- and mineral-iron utilization by the marine dinitorgen-fixer Trichodesmium. Nature Geosciences, 4:529–534
    http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/v4/n8/full/ngeo1181.html
  43. Berman-Frank, I. and Rahav, E. 2012 Nitrogen fixation as a source for new production in the Mediterranean Sea: a review. In N. Stambler (Ed.). Life in the Mediterranean Sea. Nova Science Publishers. NY, Ch. 8, 199-226.
  44. Bar-Zeev, E., Belkin, N., Liberman, B., Berman, T., and Berman-Frank, I. 2012. Rapid sand filtration pretreatment for SWRO: Microbial maturation dynamics and filtration efficiency of organic matter. Desalination, 286: 120-130
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S001191641100926X
  45. Belkin, N., Bar-Zeev, E., Berman, T., and Berman-Frank, I. 2012. Two innovative devices for depth sampling in granular filtration systems. Desalination, 286: 115-119.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S001191641100909X
  46. Bar-Zeev, E., Berman-Frank, I., Girshevitz, O., and Berman, T. 2012. Revised paradigm of aquatic biofilm formation facilitated by microgel transparent exopolymer particles. PNAS, 109: 9119-9124
    http://www.pnas.org/content/109/23/9119.long
  47. Moore, C.M., Mills, M.M., Arrigo, K.R., Berman-Frank, I., Bopp, L., Boyd, P.W., Galbraith, E.D., Geider, R.J., Guieu, C., Jaccard, S.L., Jickells, T.D., La Roche, J., Lenton, T.M., Mahowald, N.M., Marañón, E., Marinov, I., Moore, J.K., Nakatsuka, T., Oschlies, A., Saito, M.A., Thingstad, T.F., Tsuda, A., and Ulloa, O. 2013. Processes and patterns of oceanic nutrient limitation. Nature Geoscience, 6: 701-710
    http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/v6/n9/full/ngeo1765.html
  48. Sorek, M., Yacobi, Y.Z., Roopin, M., Berman-Frank, I., and Levi, O. 2013. Photosynthetic circadian rhythmicity patterns of Symbiodium, the coral endosymbiotic algae. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 280:
    http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/280/1762/20131012.full?sid=92e4f6ed-95ee-4b93-9ddc-d5dabac2ac2b
  49. Bar-Zeev, E., Belkin, N., Liberman, B., Berman-Frank, I., and Berman, T. 2013. Bioflocculation: Chemical free, pre-treatment technology for the desalination industry. Water Research, 47:3093-3102.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0043135413001723
  50. Rahav, E., Herut, B., Stambler, N., Bar-Zeev, E., Mulholland, R.M., and Berman-Frank, I. 2013. Uncoupling between dinitrogen fixation and primary productivity in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. JGR Biogeosciences, 18:195-202
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jgrg.20023/abstract
  51. Rahav, E., Herut, B., Levi, A., Mulholland, R.M. and Berman-Frank, I. 2013. Springtime contribution of dinitrogen fixation to primary production across the Mediterranean. Ocean Sciences, 9: 1-10, doi: 10.5194/os-9-1-2013.
    http://www.ocean-sci-discuss.net/10/1/2013/osd-10-1-2013.html
  52. Bar-Zeev, E., Avishay I., Bidle K.D., and Berman-Frank I. 2013. Programmed cell death in the marine cyanobacterium Trichodesmium mediates carbon and nitrogen export. The ISME Journal, 7:2340-2348
    http://www.nature.com/ismej/journal/v7/n12/full/ismej2013121a.html
  53. Rahav, E., Bar-Zeev, E., Ohayon, S., Elifantz, H., Belkin, N., Herut, B., Mulholland, M.R. and Berman-Frank, I. 2013 Dinitrogen fixation in aphotic oxygenated marine environments. Frontiers in Microbiology, 4:227. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00227
    http://www.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fmicb.2013.00227/full
  54. Krom, M., Kress, N., Berman-Frank, I., and Rahav, E. 2013. Past, present and future patterns in the nutrient chemistry of the Eastern Mediterranean. In Goffredo, S. and Dubinsky, Z. (ed.) The Mediterranean Sea: Its history and present challenges.  Springer, New-York. pp. 49-68                                                                                                                                              http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-94-007-6704-1_4
  55. Pfreundt, U., Kopf, M., Belkin, N., Berman-Frank, I., Hess, W.R. 2014. The primary transcriptome of the marine diazotroph Trichodesmium erythraeum IMS101. Scientific Reports, 4: 6187                                                                                    http://www.nature.com/srep/2014/140826/srep06187/full/srep06187.html
  56. Spungin, D., Berman-Frank, I., and Levitan, O. 2014. Trichodesmium‘s strategies to alleviate phosphorus limitation in the future acidified oceans. Environmental Microbiology, 16: 1935-1947                                                        http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1462-2920.12424/abstract
  57. Pfreundt, U., Miller, D., Adudumilli, L., Stambler, N., Berman-Frank, I., and Hess, W.R. 2014. Depth dependent metatranscriptomes of the marine pico-/nanoplanktonic communities in the Gulf of Aqaba/Eilat during seasonal deep mixing. Marine Genomics, 18(B): 93-95
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1874778714000762
  58. Rahav, E., Herut, B., Mulholland, M.R., Belkin, N., Elifantz, H. and Berman-Frank, I. 2015. Hetrotrophic and autotrophic contribution to dinitrogen fixation in the Gulf of Aqaba. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 522: 67-77
    http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/meps/v522/p67-77/
  59. Dutkiewicz, S., Morris, J.J., Follows, M.J., Scott, J., Levitan, O., Dyhrman, S.T., and Berman-Frank, I. 2015. Impact of ocean acidification on the structure of future phytoplankton communities. Nature Climate Change, DOI: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2722
    http://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nclimate2722.html
  60. Belkin, N., Rahav, E., Elifantz, H., Kress, N., and Berman-Frank, I. 2015. Enhanced salinities, as a proxy of seawater desalination discharges, impact coastal microbial communities of the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Environmental Microbiology, DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.12979
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1462-2920.12979/abstract
  61. Levi, A., Bar-Zeev, E., Elifantz, H., Berman, T., and Berman-Frank, I. 2016. Characterization of microbial communities in water and biofilms along a large scale SWRO desalination facility: Site-specific prerequisite for biofouling treatments. Desalination, 378: 44-52                                                                                                                                                    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0011916415300849
  62. Bonnet, S., Berthelot, H., Turk-Kubo, K., Fawcett, S., Rahav, E., L’Helguen, S., and Berman-Frank, I. 2016. Dynamics of N-2 fixation and fate of diazotroph-derived nitrogen in a low-nutrient, low-chlorophyll ecosystem: results from the VAHINE mesocosm experiment (New Caledonia). BIOGEOSCIENCES, 13: 2653-2673                                            http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/2653/2016/
  63. Berman-Frank, I., Spungin, D., Rahav, E., Van Wambeke, F., Turk-Kubo, K.,and Moutin, T. 2016. Dynamics of transparent exopolymer particles (TEP) during the VAHINE mesocosm experiment in the New Caledonian lagoon. BIOGEOSCIENCES, 13: 3793-3805                                                                                                                                                                      http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/3793/2016/
  64. Benavides, M., Bonnet, S., Hernandez, N., Maria Martinez-Perez, A., Nieto-Cid, M., Anton Alvarez-Salgado, X., Banos, I., Montero, M.F., Mazuecos, I.P., Gasol, J.M., Osterholz, H., Dittmar, T., Berman-Frank, I., and Aristegui, J. 2016. Basin-wide N-2 fixation in the deep waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 30: 952-961                                 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GB005326/full
  65. Spungin, D., Pfreundt, U., Berthelot, H., Bonnet, S., AlRoumi, D., Natale, Frank., Hess, W.R., Bidle, K.D., and Berman-Frank, I. 2016. Mechanisms of Trichodesmium demise within the New Caledonian lagoon during the VAHINE mesocosm experiment. BIOGEOSCIENCES, 13: 4187-4203                                                                                                                            http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/4187/2016/
  66. Pfreundt, U., Spungin, D., Bonnet, S., Berman-Frank, I., and Hess, W.R. 2016. Global analysis of gene expression dynamics within the marine microbial community during the VAHINE mesocosm experiment in the southwest Pacific. BIOGEOSCIENCES, 13: 4135-4149                                                                                                                                                          http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/4135/2016/
  67. Bonnet, S., Baklouti, M., Gimenez, A., Berthelot, H., and Berman-Frank, I. 2016. Biogeochemical and biological impacts of diazotroph blooms in a low-nutrient, low-chlorophyll ecosystem: synthesis from the VAHINE mesocosm experiment (New Caledonia). BIOGEOSCIENCES, 13: 4461-4479                                                                                             http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/4461/2016/
  68. Bonnet, S., Berthelot, H., Turk-Kubo, K., Cornet-Barthaux, V., Fawcett, S., Berman-Frank, I., Barani, A., Gregori, G., Dekaezemacker, J., Benavides, M., and Capone, D.G. 2016. Diazotroph derived nitrogen supports diatom growth in the South West Pacific: A quantitative study using nanoSIMS. Limnology and Oceanography, 61: 1549-1562                     http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/lno.10300/full
  69. Benavides, M., Bonnet, S., Hernandez, N., Maria Martinez-Perez, A., Nieto-Cid, M., Anton Alvarez-Salgado, X., Banos, I., Montero, M.F., Mazuecos, I.P., Gasol, J.M., Osterholz, H., Dittmar, T., Berman-Frank, I., and Aristegui, J. 2016. Basin-wide N-2 fixation in the deep waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 30: 952-961   http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GB005326/full
  70. Krom, M.D., Shi, Z., Stockdale, A. , Berman-Frank, I., Giannakourou, A., Herut, B., Lagaria, A., Papageorgiou, N., Pitta, P., Psarra, S., Rahav, E., Scoullos, M.,  Stathopoulou, E., Tsiola A., and Tsagaraki, T.M. 2016. Response of the Eastern Mediterranean Microbial Ecosystem to Dust and Dust Affected by Acid Processing in the Atmosphere. Frontiers in Marine Science doi: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00133                                                                                                                                                http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fmars.2016.00133/full 
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