Prof Richard Sanders

Head of Ocean Biogeochemistry and Ecosystems
Ocean Biogeochemistry and Ecosystems
+44 (0)23 8059 6014

The biological carbon pump



Cavan, Emma L.; Henson, Stephanie A.; Belcher, Anna; Sanders, Richard. 2017 Role of zooplankton in determining the efficiency of the biological carbon pump. Biogeosciences, 14. 177-186.10.5194/bg-14-177-2017
Giering, Sarah L.C.; Sanders, Richard; Martin, Adrian P.; Henson, Stephanie A.; Riley, Jennifer S.; Marsay, Chris M.; Johns, David. 2017 Particle flux in the oceans: Challenging the steady state assumption. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 31 (1). 159-171.10.1002/2016GB005424
Belcher, Anna; Manno, Clara; Ward, Pete; Henson, Stephanie; Sanders, Richard; Tarling, Geraint. 2017 Copepod faecal pellet transfer through the meso- and bathypelagic layers in the Southern Ocean in spring. Biogeosciences, 14 (6). 1511-1525.10.5194/bg-14-1511-2017
Belcher, A.; Tarling, G.A.; Manno, C.; Atkinson, A.; Ward, P.; Skaret, G.; Fielding, S.; Henson, S.A.; Sanders, R.. 2017 The potential role of Antarctic krill faecal pellets in efficient carbon export at the marginal ice zone of the South Orkney Islands in spring. Polar Biology. (In Press)
Cavan, Emma L.; Trimmer, Mark; Shelley, Felicity; Sanders, Richard. 2017 Remineralization of particulate organic carbon in an ocean oxygen minimum zone. Nature Communications, 8. 14847.10.1038/ncomms14847
Ceballos-Romero, E.; Le Moigne, F.A.C.; Henson, S.; Marsay, C.M.; Sanders, R.J.; García-Tenorio, R.; Villa-Alfageme, M.. 2016 Influence of bloom dynamics on Particle Export Efficiency in the North Atlantic: a comparative study of radioanalytical techniques and sediment traps. Marine Chemistry, 186. 198-210.10.1016/j.marchem.2016.10.001
Belcher, Anna; Iversen, Morten; Manno, Clara; Henson, Stephanie A.; Tarling, Geraint A.; Sanders, Richard. 2016 The role of particle associated microbes in remineralisation of faecal pellets in the upper mesopelagic of the Scotia Sea, Antarctica. Limnology and Oceanography, 61 (3). 1049-1064.10.1002/lno.10269
Le Moigne, Frederic A.C.; Henson, Stephanie A.; Cavan, Emma; Georges, Clément; Pabortsava, Katsiaryna; Achterberg, Eric P.; Ceballos-Romero, Elena; Zubkov, Mike; Sanders, Richard J.. 2016 What causes the inverse relationship between primary production and export efficiency in the Southern Ocean? Geophysical Research Letters, 43 (9). 4457-4466.10.1002/2016GL068480
Sanders, R.; Henson, S.A.; Martin, A.P.; Anderson, T.R.; Bernardello, R.; Enderlein, P.; Fielding, S.; Giering, S.; Hartmann, M.; Iversen, M.; Khatiwala, S.; Lam, P.; Mayor, D.J.; Moore, C.M.; Murphy, E.; Painter, S.C.; Poulton, A.J.; Saw, K.; Stowasser, G.; Tarling, G.A.; Torres-valdes, S.; Trimmer, M.; Wolff, G.A.; Yool, A.. 2016 Controls over Ocean Mesopelagic Interior Carbon Storage (COMICS): fieldwork, synthesis and modelling efforts. Frontiers in Marine Science, 3, 136. 7, pp.10.3389/fmars.2016.00136
Belcher, A.; Iversen, M.; Giering, S.; Riou, V.; Henson, S.; Sanders, R.. 2016 Depth-resolved particle associated microbial respiration in the northeast Atlantic. Biogeosciences, 13 (17). 4927-4943.10.5194/bg-13-4927-2016
Giering, S.L.C.; Sanders, R.; Martin, A.P.; Lindemann, C.; Möller, K.O.; Daniels, C.J.; Mayor, D.J; St. John, M.A.. 2016 High export via small particles before the onset of the North Atlantic spring bloom. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 121 (9). 6929-6945.10.1002/2016JC012048
McDonnell, Andrew M.P.; Lam, Phoebe J.; Lamborg, Carl H.; Buesseler, Ken O.; Sanders, Richard; Riley, Jennifer S.; Marsay, Chris; Smith, Helen E.K.; Sargent, Elizabeth C.; Lampitt, Richard S.; Bishop, James K.B.. 2015 The oceanographic toolbox for the collection of sinking and suspended marine particles. Progress in Oceanography, 133. 17-31.10.1016/j.pocean.2015.01.007
Cavan, E.L.; Le Moigne, F.A.C.; Poulton, A.J.; Tarling, G.A.; Ward, P.; Daniels, C.J.; Fragoso, G.; Sanders, R.J.. 2015 Attenuation of particulate organic carbon flux in the Scotia Sea, Southern Ocean, is controlled by zooplankton fecal pellets. Geophysical Research Letters, 42 (3). 821-830.10.1002/2014GL062744
Marsay, Chris M.; Sanders, Richard J.; Henson, Stephanie A.; Pabortsava, Katsiaryna; Achterberg, Eric P.; Lampitt, Richard S.. 2015 Attenuation of sinking particulate organic carbon flux through the mesopelagic. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 112 (4). 1089-1094.10.1073/pnas.1415311112
Henson, Stephanie; Yool, Andrew; Sanders, Richard. 2015 Variability in efficiency of particulate organic carbon export: A model study. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 29 (1). 33-45.10.1002/2014GB004965
Pan, Xi; Achterberg, Eric P.; Sanders, Richard; Poulton, Alex J.; Oliver, Kevin I.C.; Robinson, Carol. 2014 Dissolved organic carbon and apparent oxygen utilization in the Atlantic Ocean. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 85. 80-87.10.1016/j.dsr.2013.12.003
Torres-Valdés, S.; Painter, S.C.; Martin, A.P.; Sanders, R.; Felden, J.. 2014 Data compilation of fluxes of sedimenting material from sediment traps in the Atlantic Ocean. Earth System Science Data, 6 (1). 123-145.10.5194/essd-6-123-2014
Sanders, Richard; Henson, Stephanie A.; Koski, Marja; De la Rocha, Christina L.; Painter, Stuart C.; Poulton, Alex J.; Riley, Jennifer; Salihoglu, Baris; Visser, Andre; Yool, Andrew; Bellerby, Richard; Martin, Adrian. 2014 The Biological Carbon Pump in the North Atlantic. Progress in Oceanography, 129 (B). 200-218.10.1016/j.pocean.2014.05.005
St. John, M.A.; Barange, M.; Benway, H.; Flynn, K.J.; Holt, J.; Merino, G.; Martin, A.; Mitra, A.; Melle, W.; Sanders, R.; Trenkel, V.M.; Grigorov, I.; Hoffman, E.. 2014 Introduction to the BASIN Special Issue: State of art, past present a view to the future. Progress in Oceanography, 129 (B). 171-175.10.1016/j.pocean.2014.11.007
Le Moigne, Frédéric A.C.; Moore, C. Mark; Sanders, Richard J.; Villa-Alfageme, Maria; Steigenberger, Sebastian; Achterberg, Eric P.. 2014 Sequestration efficiency in the iron limited North Atlantic: Implications for iron supply mode to fertilized blooms. Geophysical Research Letters, 41 (13). 4619-4627.10.1002/2014GL060308
Le Moigne, Frederic A.C.; Pabortsava, Katsiaryna; Marcinko, Charlotte L.J.; Martin, Patrick; Sanders, Richard J.. 2014 Where is mineral ballast important for surface export of particulate organic carbon in the ocean? Geophysical Research Letters, 41 (23). 8460-8468.10.1002/2014GL061678
Villa-Alfageme, M.; de Soto, F.; Le Moigne, F.A.C.; Giering, S.L.C.; Sanders, R.; García-Tenorio, R.. 2014 Observations and modeling of slow-sinking particles in the twilight zone. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 28 (11). 1327-1342.10.1002/2014GB004981
Mayor, Daniel J.; Sanders, Richard; Giering, Sarah L.C.; Anderson, Thomas R.. 2014 Microbial gardening in the ocean's twilight zone: Detritivorous metazoans benefit from fragmenting, rather than ingesting, sinking detritus. BioEssays, 36 (12). 1132-1137.10.1002/bies.201400100
Giering, Sarah L.C.; Sanders, Richard; Lampitt, Richard S.; Anderson, Thomas R.; Tamburini, Christian; Boutrif, Mehdi; Zubkov, Mikhail V.; Marsay, Chris M.; Henson, Stephanie A.; Saw, Kevin; Cook, Kathryn; Mayor, Daniel J.. 2014 Reconciliation of the carbon budget in the ocean’s twilight zone. Nature, 507. 480-483.10.1038/nature13123
Le Moigne, F.A.C.; Villa-Alfageme, M.; Sanders, R.J.; Marsay, C.; Henson, S.; García-Tenorio, R.. 2013 Export of organic carbon and biominerals derived from 234Th and 210Po at the Porcupine Abyssal Plain. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 72. 88-101.10.1016/j.dsr.2012.10.010
Le Moigne, F.A.C.; Henson, S.A.; Sanders, R.J.; Madsen, E.. 2013 Global database of surface ocean particulate organic carbon export fluxes diagnosed from the 234Th technique. Earth System Science Data, 5 (2). 295-304.10.5194/essd-5-295-2013
Martin, Patrick; van der Loeff, Michiel Rutgers; Cassar, Nicolas; Vandromme, Pieter; d'Ovidio, Francesco; Stemmann, Lars; Rengarajan, R.; Soares, Melena; González, Humberto E.; Ebersbach, Friederike; Lampitt, Richard S.; Sanders, Richard; Barnett, Bruce A.; Smetacek, Victor; Naqvi, S. Wajih A.. 2013 Iron fertilization enhanced net community production but not downward particle flux during the Southern Ocean iron fertilization experiment LOHAFEX. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 27 (3). 871-881.10.1002/gbc.20077
Torres-valdes, Sinhué; Tsubouchi, Takamasa; Bacon, Sheldon; Naveira-Garabato, Alberto C.; Sanders, Richard; McLaughlin, Fiona A.; Petrie, Brian; Kattner, Gerhard; Azetsu-Scott, Kumiko; Whitledge, Terry E.. 2013 Export of nutrients from the Arctic Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 118 (4). 1625-1644.10.1002/jgrc.20063
Charette, Matthew A.; Gille, Sarah T.; Sanders, Richard J.; Zhou, Meng. 2013 Introduction: Southern Ocean natural iron fertilization [in special issue: Southern Ocean natural iron fertilization] Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 90. 1-3.10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.04.014
Riley, J.S.; Sanders, R.; Marsay, C.; Le Moigne, F.A.C.; Achterberg, E.P.; Poulton, A.J.. 2012 The relative contribution of fast and slow sinking particles to ocean carbon export. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 26 (1). GB1026.10.1029/2011GB004085
Giering, Sari L.C.; Steigenberger, Sebastian; Achterberg, Eric P.; Sanders, Richard; Mayor, Daniel J.. 2012 Elevated iron to nitrogen recycling by mesozooplankton in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean. Geophysical Research Letters, 39 (12). L12608.10.1029/2012GL051776
Nielsdóttir, Maria C.; Bibby, Thomas S.; Moore, C. Mark; Hinz, Daria J.; Sanders, Richard; Whitehouse, Michael; Korb, Rebecca; Achterberg, Eric P.. 2012 Seasonal and spatial dynamics of iron availability in the Scotia Sea. Marine Chemistry, 130-131. 62-72.10.1016/j.marchem.2011.12.004
Henson, Stephanie A.; Sanders, Richard; Madsen, Esben. 2012 Global patterns in efficiency of particulate organic carbon export and transfer to the deep ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 26 (1). GB1028.10.1029/2011GB004099
Le Moigne, Frédéric A.C.; Sanders, Richard J.; Villa-Alfageme, María; Martin, Adrian P.; Pabortsava, Katsiaryna; Planquette, Hélène; Morris, Paul J.; Thomalla, Sandy J.. 2012 On the proportion of ballast versus non-ballast associated carbon export in the surface ocean. Geophysical Research Letters, 39 (15). L15610.10.1029/2012GL052980
Resplandy, L.; Martin, A.P.; Le Moigne, F.; Martin, P.; Aquilina, A.; Mémery, L.; Lévy, M.; Sanders, R.. 2012 How does dynamical spatial variability impact 234Th-derived estimates of organic export? Deep Sea Research Part I Oceanographic Research Papers, 68. 24-45.10.1016/j.dsr.2012.05.015
Henson, Stephanie A.; Sanders, Richard; Madsen, Esben; Morris, Paul J.; Le Moigne, Frédéric; Quartly, Graham D.. 2011 A reduced estimate of the strength of the ocean's biological carbon pump. Geophysical Research Letters, 38 (4). L04606.10.1029/2011GL046735
Martin, Patrick; Lampitt, Richard S.; Perry, Mary Jane; Sanders, Richard; Lee, Craig; D'Asaro, Eric. 2011 Export and mesopelagic particle ?ux during a North Atlantic spring diatom bloom. Deep Sea Research Part I Oceanographic Research Papers, 58 (4). 338-349.10.1016/j.dsr.2011.01.006
Morris, Paul J.; Sanders, Richard. 2011 A carbon budget for a naturally iron fertilized bloom in the Southern Ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 25 (3). GB3004.10.1029/2010GB003780
Planquette, Hélène; Sanders, Richard; Statham, Peter J.; Morris, Paul J.; Fones, Gary R.. 2011 Fluxes of particulate iron from the upper ocean around the Crozet Islands: A naturally iron-fertilized environment in the Southern Ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 25 (2). GB2011.10.1029/2010GB003789
Williams, Richard G.; McDonagh, Elaine; Roussenov, Vassil M.; Torres-Valdes, Sinhue; King, Brian; Sanders, Richard; Hansell, Dennis A.. 2011 Nutrient streams in the North Atlantic: Advective pathways of inorganic and dissolved organic nutrients. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 25 (4). GB4008.10.1029/2010GB003853
Martin, Patrick; Allen, John T.; Cooper, Matthew J.; Johns, David G.; Lampitt, Richard S.; Sanders, Richard; Teagle, Damon A.H.. 2010 Sedimentation of acantharian cysts in the Iceland Basin: Strontium as a ballast for deep ocean particle flux, and implications for acantharian reproductive strategies. Limnology and Oceanography, 55 (2). 604-614.10.4319/lo.2010.55.2.0604
Montagnes, David J.S.; Allen, John T.; Brown, Louise; Bulit, Celia; Davidson, Russell; Fielding, Sophie; Heath, Mike; Holliday, N. Penny; Rasmussen, Jens; Sanders, Richard; Waniek, Joanna; Wilson, David I.. 2010 Role of ciliates and other microzooplankton in the Irminger Sea (NW Atlantic Ocean). Marine Ecology Progress Series, 411. 101-115.10.3354/meps08646
Sanders, Richard; Morris, Paul J.; Poulton, Alex J.; Stinchcombe, Mark C.; Charalampopoulou, Anastasia; Lucas, Mike I.; Thomalla, Sandy J.. 2010 Does a ballast effect occur in the surface ocean? Geophysical Research Letters, 37 (8). L08602.10.1029/2010GL042574
Pollard, Raymond T.; Salter, Ian; Sanders, Richard J.; Lucas, Mike I.; Moore, C. Mark; Mills, Rachel A.; Statham, Peter J.; Allen, John T.; Baker, Alex R.; Bakker, Dorothee C.E.; Charette, Matthew A.; Fielding, Sophie; Fones, Gary R.; French, Megan; Hickman, Anna E.; Holland, Ross J.; Hughes, J. Alan; Jickells, Timothy D.; Lampitt, Richard S.; Morris, Paul J.; Nédélec, Florence H.; Nielsdóttir, Maria; Planquette, Hélène; Popova, Ekaterina E.; Poulton, Alex J.; Read, Jane F.; Seeyave, Sophie; Smith, Tania; Stinchcombe, Mark; Taylor, Sarah; Thomalla, Sandy; Venables, Hugh J.; Williamson, Robert; Zubkov, Mike V.. 2009 Southern Ocean deep-water carbon export enhanced by natural iron fertilization. Nature, 457 (7229). 577-580.10.1038/nature07716
Nielsdóttir, Maria C.; Moore, Christopher Mark; Sanders, Richard; Hinz, Daria J.; Achterberg, Eric P.. 2009 Iron limitation of the postbloom phytoplankton communities in the Iceland Basin. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 23. GB3001.10.1029/2008GB003410
Torres-Valdés, S.; Roussenov, V.M.; Sanders, R.; Reynolds, S.; Pan, X.; Mather, R.; Landolfi, A.; Wolff, G.A.; Achterberg, E.P.; Williams, R.G.. 2009 Distribution of dissolved organic nutrients and their effect on export production over the Atlantic Ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 23. GB4019.10.1029/2008GB003389
Lampitt, R.S.; Achterberg, E.P.; Anderson, T.R.; Hughes, J.A.; Iglesias-Rodriguez, M.D.; Kelly-Gerreyn, B.A.; Lucas, M.; Popova, E.E.; Sanders, R.; Shepherd, J.G.; Smythe-Wright, D.; Yool, A.. 2008 Ocean fertilization: a potential means of geoengineering? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London A, 366 (1882). 3919-3945.10.1098/rsta.2008.0139
Lampitt, R.S.; Boorman, B.; Brown, L.; Lucas, M.; Salter, I.; Sanders, R.; Saw, K.; Seeyave, S.; Thomalla, S.J.; Turnewitsch, R.. 2008 Particle export from the euphotic zone: Estimates using a novel drifting sediment trap, 234Th and new production. Deep-Sea Research I, 55 (11). 1484-1502.10.1016/j.dsr.2008.07.002
Landolfi, A.; Oschlies, A.; Sanders, R.. 2008 Organic nutrients and excess nitrogen in the North Atlantic subtropical gyre. Biogeosciences, 5 (5). 1199-1213.
Mather, Rhiannon L.; Reynolds, Sarah E.; Wolff, George A.; Williams, Richard G.; Torres-Valdes, Sinhue; Woodward, E. Malcolm S.; Landolfi, Angela; Pan, Xi; Sanders, Richard; Achterberg, Eric P.. 2008 Letter. Phosphorus cycling in the North and South Atlantic Ocean subtropical gyres. Nature Geoscience, 1 (7). 439-443.10.1038/ngeo232
McDonagh, Elaine L.; Bryden, Harry L.; King, Brian A.; Sanders, Richard J.. 2008 The circulation of the Indian Ocean at 32°S. Progress in Oceanography, 79 (1). 20-36.10.1016/j.pocean.2008.07.001
Montagnes, David J.S.; Allen, John T.; Brown, Louise; Bulit, Celia; Davidson, Russell; Diaz-Avalos, Carlos; Fielding, Sophie; Heath, Mike; Holliday, Naomi P.; Rasmussen, Jens; Sanders, Richard; Waniek, Joanna J.; Wilson, David. 2008 Factors controlling the abundance and size distribution of the phototrophic ciliate Myrionecta rubra in open waters of the North Atlantic. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 55 (5). 457-465.10.1111/j.1550-7408.2008.00344.x
Painter, Stuart C.; Sanders, Richard; Waldron, Howard N.; Lucas, Michael I.; Torres-Valdes, Sinhue. 2008 Urea distribution and uptake in the Atlantic Ocean between 50° N and 50°S. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 368. 53-63.10.3354/meps07586
Painter, Stuart C.; Sanders, Richard; Waldron, Howard N.; Lucas, Michael I.; Woodward, E. Malcolm S.; Chamberlain, Katie. 2008 Nitrate uptake along repeat meridional transects of the Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Marine Systems, 74 (1-2). 227-240.10.1016/j.jmarsys.2007.12.009
Thomalla, S.J.; Poulton, A.J.; Sanders, R.; Turnewitsch, R.; Holligan, P.M.; Lucas, M.I.. 2008 Variable export fluxes and efficiencies for calcite, opal, and organic carbon in the Atlantic Ocean: a ballast effect in action? Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 22 (1). GB1010-10pp.10.1029/2007GB002982
Johnson, M.; Sanders, R.; Avgoustidi, V.; Lucas, M.; Brown, L.; Hansell, D.; Moore, M.; Gibb, S.; Liss, P.; Jickells, T.. 2007 Ammonium accumulation during a silicate-limited diatom bloom indicates the potential for ammonia emission events. Marine Chemistry, 106 (1-2). 63-75.10.1016/j.marchem.2006.09.006
Lucas, M.I.; Seeyave, S.; Sanders, R.; Moore, C.M.; Williamson, R.; Stinchcombe, M.. 2007 Nitrogen uptake responses to a naturally Fe-fertilised phytoplankton bloom during the 2004/2005 CROZEX study. Deep-Sea Research II, 54 (18-20). 2138-2173.10.1016/j.dsr2.2007.06.017
Morris, P.J.; Sanders, R.; Turnewitsch, R.; Thomalla, S.. 2007 234Th-derived particulate organic carbon export from an island-induced phytoplankton bloom in the Southern Ocean. Deep-Sea Research II, 54 (18-20). 2208-2232.10.1016/j.dsr2.2007.06.002
Painter, S.C.; Sanders, R.; Poulton, A.J.; Woodward, E.M.S.; Lucas, M.; Chamberlain, K.. 2007 Nitrate uptake at photic zone depths is not important for export in the subtropical ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 21 (4). GB4005.10.1029/2006GB002807
Pollard, R.; Sanders, R.; Lucas, M.; Statham, P.. 2007 The Crozet natural iron bloom and export experiment (CROZEX). Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 54 (18-20). 1905-1914.10.1016/j.dsr2.2007.07.023
Reynolds, S.E.; Mather, R.L.; Wolff, G.A.; Williams, R.G.; Landolfi, A.; Sanders, R.; Woodward, E.M.S.. 2007 How widespread and important is N2 fixation in the North Atlantic Ocean? Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 21. GB4015.10.1029/2006GB002886
Salter, I.; Lampitt, R.S.; Sanders, R.; Poulton, A.; Kemp, A.E.S.; Boorman, B.; Saw, K.; Pearce, R.. 2007 Estimating carbon, silica and diatom export from a naturally fertilised phytoplankton bloom in the Southern Ocean using PELAGRA: a novel drifting sediment trap. Deep-Sea Research II, 54 (18-20). 2233-2259.10.1016/j.dsr2.2007.06.008
Sanders, R.; Morris, P.J.; Stinchcombe, M.; Seeyave, S.; Venables, H.; Lucas, M.. 2007 New production and the f ratio around the Crozet Plateau in austral summer 2004–2005 diagnosed from seasonal changes in inorganic nutrient levels. Deep-Sea Research II, 54 (18-20). 2191-2207.10.1016/j.dsr2.2007.06.007
Henson, Stephanie A.; Sanders, Richard; Holeton, Claire; Allen, John T.. 2007 Erratum: Timing of nutrient depletion, diatom dominance and a lower-boundary estimate of export production for Irminger Basin, North Atlantic. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 343. 307.
Holliday, N.P.; Waniek, J.; Davidson, R.; Wilson, D.; Brown, L.; Sanders, R.; Pollard, R.T.; Allen, J.T.. 2006 Large-scale physical controls on phytoplankton growth in the Irminger Sea. Part 1: Hydrographic zones, mixing and stratification. Journal of Marine Systems, 59 (3-4). 201-218.10.1016/j.jmarsys.2005.10.004
Poulton, A.J.; Sanders, R.; Holligan, P.M.; Stinchcombe, M.C.; Adey, T.R.; Brown, L.; Chamberlain, K.. 2006 Phytoplankton mineralization in the tropical and subtropical Atlantic Ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 20 (4). GB4002-[10pp].10.1029/2006GB002712
Henson, Stephanie A.; Sanders, Richard; Holeton, Claire; Allen, John T.. 2006 Timing of nutrient depletion, diatom dominance and a lower-boundary estimate of export production for Irminger Basin, North Atlantic. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 313. 73-84.10.3354/meps313073
Holeton, C.L.; Nedelec, F.; Sanders, R.; Brown, L.; Moore, C.M.; Stevens, D.P.; Heywood, K.J.; Statham, P.J.; Lucas, C.H.. 2006 Physiological state of phytoplankton communities in the southwest Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean, as measured by fast repetition rate fluorometry. Polar Biology, 29 (1). 44-52.10.1007/s00300-005-0028-y
Allen, John T.; Brown, Louise; Sanders, Richard; Moore, C. Mark; Mustard, Alexander; Fielding, Sophie; Lucas, Mike; Rixen, Michel; Savage, Graham; Henson, Stephanie; Mayor, Dan. 2005 Letter. Diatom carbon export enhanced by silicate upwelling in the northeast Atlantic. Nature, 437 (7059). 728-732.10.1038/nature03948
McDonagh, Elaine L.; Bryden, Harry L.; King, Brian A.; Sanders, Richard J.; Cunningham, Stuart A.; Marsh, Robert. 2005 Decadal changes in the South Indian Ocean thermocline. Journal of Climate, 18 (10). 1575-1590.10.1175/JCLI3350.1
Moore, C.M.; Lucas, M.I.; Sanders, R.; Davidson, R.. 2005 Basin-scale variability of phytoplankton bio-optical characteristics in relation to bloom state and community structure in the Northeast Atlantic. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 52 (3). 401-419.10.1016/j.dsr.2004.09.003
Sanders, Richard; Brown, Louise; Henson, Stephanie; Lucas, Michael. 2005 New production in the Irminger Basin during 2002. Journal of Marine Systems, 55 (3-4). 291-310.10.1016/j.jmarsys.2004.09.002
Sanders, R.; Lampitt, R.; Boorman, B.; Brown, L.; Guyard, P.; Leaute, G.; Popova, E.; Saw, K.; Turnewitsch, R.; Zubkov, M.. 2003 Particle export in the North Atlantic: an integrated attack using production rates, tracres and a novel drifting sediment trap (abstract of paper to be presented at: AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, 26-30 January 2004, Portland, Oregon). EOS: Transactions American Geophysical Union, 84 (52, Supplement). OS114.
Brown, Louise; Sanders, Richard; Savidge, Graham; Lucas, Cathy H.. 2003 The uptake of silica during the spring bloom in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean. Limnology and Oceanography, 48 (5). 1831-1845.
Naveira Garabato, A.C.; McDonagh, E.L.; Stevens, D.P.; Heywood, K.J.; Sanders, R.J.. 2002 On the export of Antarctic bottom water from the Weddell Sea. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 49 (21). 4715-4742.10.1016/S0967-0645(02)00156-X
Brown, L.; Savidge, G.; Sanders, R.. 2002 The uptake of silica during the spring bloom in the north-east Atlantic Ocean (abstract of paper presented at ASLO/AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI, 11-15 Feb 2002). EOS: Transactions American Geophysical Union, 83 (4 Supplement). OS267.
Jickells, Timothy; Andrews, Julian; Samways, Gregory; Sanders, Richard; Malcolm, Stephen; Sivyer, David; Parker, Ruth; Nedwell, David; Trimmer, Mark; Ridgway, John. 2000 Nutrient fluxes through the Humber estuary - past, present and future. Ambio, 19 (3). 130-135.
Meredith, M.P.; Garabato, A.C.N.; Stevens, D.P.; Heywood, K.J.; Sanders, R.J.. 2000 Changes in the deep and bottom waters of the Scotia Sea 1995-1999. International WOCE Newsletter, No.39. 15-19.
Sanders, R.; Jickells, T.. 2000 Total organic nutrients in Drake Passage. Deep-Sea Research I, 47 (6). 997-1014.10.1016/S0967-0637(99)00079-5

Book section

Brown, P.; Sanders, R.; McDonagh, E.; Henson, S.; Best, A.I.; Poulton, A.J.; Mayor, D.J.. 2016 Impacts and effects of ocean warming on carbon management including methane hydrates. In: Baxter, J.M.; Laffoley, D.D'A., (eds.)Explaining ocean warming: Causes, scale, effects and consequences. Full Report. Gland, IUCN The World Conservation Union, 373-388.
Sanders, R.; Henson, S.A.. 2014 Ecological carbon sequestration in the oceans and climate change. In: Freedman, B., (ed.)Global Environmental Change. Dordrecth, The Netherlands, Springer, 125-131. (Handbook of Global Environmental Pollution, 1).
Lampitt, R.S.; Achterberg, E.P.; Anderson, T.R.; Hughes, J.A.; Iglesias-Rodriguez, M.D.; Kelly-Gerreyn, B.A.; Lucas, M.; Popova, E.E.; Sanders, R.; Shepherd, J.G.; Smythe-Wright, D.; Yool, A.. 2010 Ocean fertilisation: a potential means of geo-engineering? In: Thompson, J. Michael T.; Launder, Brian, (eds.)Geo-Engineering Climate Change: Environmental Necessity or Pandora's Box? Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 149-180, 332pp.
Saw, K.A.; Boorman, B.; Lampitt, R.S.; Sanders, R.. 2004 PELAGRA: early development of an autonomous, neutrally buoyant sediment trap. In:Advances in Technology for Underwater Vehicles, Conference Proceedings, 16-17 March 2004. London, UK, Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology, 165-175.
Tett, P.; Hydes, D.; Sanders, R.. 2003 Influence of nutrient biogeochemistry on the ecology of northwest European shelf seas. In: Black, K.D.; Shimmield, G.B., (eds.)Biogeochemistry of marine systems. Oxford, UK, Blackwell, 293-363, 372pp.

Conference item

Henson, Stephanie; Sanders, Richard; Madsen, Ebsen; Morris, Paul; Le Moigne, Frederic; Quartly, Graham. 2012 Global patterns of organic carbon export and sequestration. [Keynote] In: EGU General Assembly 2012, Vienna, Austria, 22-27 Apr 2012. (Unpublished)


Sanders, R.; et al, .. 2010 RSS Discovery Cruise 341, 08 Jul – 13 Aug 2009. Porcupine Abyssal Plain time series process study. Southampton, UK, National Oceanography Centre Southampton, 109pp. (National Oceanography Centre Southampton Cruise Report 47)
Pollard, R.T.; Sanders, R.. 2006 RRS "Discovery" cruises 285-286, 3 Nov - 10 Dec 2004; 13 Dec 2004 - 21 Jan 2005. CROZet circulation, iron fertilization and EXport production experiment (CROZEX). Southampton, UK, Southampton Oceanography Centre, 260pp. (Southampton Oceanography Centre Cruise Report 60)

Electronic output

Torres-valdes, Sinhue; Painter, Stuart; Martin, Adrian; Sanders, Richard. Compilation of downward flux observations from sediment trap deployments in the Atlantic Ocean - Contribution to EURO-BASIN's Data integration.. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.807946 [Output (Electronic)]