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Selected Publications


• Hoagland, P., Jin, D., and Beaulieu, S. (2020) A primer on the economics of natural capital and its relevance to deep-sea exploitation and conservation. Chapter 2 in Natural Capital and Exploitation of the Deep Ocean, Eds. Baker, M., Ramirez-Llodra, E., and Tyler, P., Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK

Beaulieu, Stace E; Szafrański, Kamil M (2020) InterRidge Global Database of Active Submarine Hydrothermal Vent Fields Version 3.4. PANGAEA, (temporary link

• Cunha, M., Genio, L., Pradillon, F., Henry, M.C., Beaulieu, S., Mills, S., et al. (2020) Foresight Workshop on Advances in Ocean Biological Observations: a sustained system for deep-ocean meroplankton. Research Ideas and Outcomes 6: e54284,

• Toner, M., Beaulieu, S., Mills, S. (2020) Macrofauna collected on colonization panels at Snail Vent Field on the Mariana Back-arc in 2014. Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office (BCO-DMO). Dataset version 2020-02-11. doi:10.1575/1912/bco-dmo.783880.2


Muelbert, J.H., Beaulieu, S.E., Sosik, H.M., et al. (2019) ILTER - the International Long-Term Ecological Research network as a platform for global coastal and ocean observation. Front. Mar. Sci.,

Chapman ASA, Beaulieu SE, Mills SW, Mullineaux LM, Bates AE, et al. (2019) sFDvent: A global trait database for deep‐sea hydrothermal‐vent faunaGlobal Ecology and Biogeography, doi: 10.1111/geb.12975


Michel, A., Wankel, S., Beaulieu, S., et al. (2018) Biogeochemical Exploration of the Pescadero Basin Vents. Oceanography 31(1), Supplement, March 2018, 42-43,

Mullineaux, L.M., Metaxas, A., Beaulieu, S.E., et al. (2018) Exploring the Ecology of Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vents in a Metacommunity Framework. Front. Mar. Sci.,


Beaulieu S.E., Graedel, T.E., Hannington, M.D. (2017) Should we mine the deep seafloor? Earth’s Future, 5(7), 655-658, doi:10.1002/2017EF000605

Beaulieu SE, Fox PA, Di Stefano M, Maffei A, West P, Hare JA, Fogarty M (2017) Toward cyberinfrastructure to facilitate collaboration and reproducibility for marine Integrated Ecosystem Assessments. Earth Science Informatics, 10(1), 85-97, doi: 10.1007/s12145-016-0280-4

Ma X, Beaulieu SE, Fu L, Fox P, Di Stefano M, West P (2017) Documenting provenance for reproducible marine ecosystem assessment in open science. In: Diviacco P, Leadbetter A, Glaves HM (eds) Oceanographic and marine cross-domain data management for sustainable development. IGI Global, Hershey, PA, pp. 100-126, doi: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0700-0.ch005


Le Bris, N., S. Arnaud-Haond, S. Beaulieu, E. Cordes, A. Hilario, A. Rogers, S. van de Gaever, and H. Watanabe (2015) Chapter 45. Hydrothermal vents and cold seeps. First Global Integrated Marine Assessment, © United Nations, 18 pp.

Beaulieu, S.E., Emery, M., Brickley, A., Spargo, A., Patterson, K., Joyce, K., Silva, T., Madin, K., (2015) Using Digital Globes to Explore the Deep Sea and Advance Public Literacy in Earth System Science. Journal of Geoscience Education, 63, 332-343,

Beaulieu, S.E., Baker, E.T., and German, C.R. (2015) Where are the undiscovered hydrothermal vents on oceanic spreading ridges? Deep-Sea Research II, 121, 202-212, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.05.001.

Gulmann, L., S. Beaulieu, T. Shank, K. Ding, W. Seyfried, and S. Sievert (2015) Bacterial diversity and successional patterns during biofilm formation on freshly exposed basalt surfaces at diffuse-flow deep-sea vents. Frontiers in Microbiology, 6, 901,

Beaulieu, S.E., Sayre-McCord, R.T., Mills, S.W., Pradillon, F. & Watanabe, H. (2015). Swimming speeds of polychaete larvae collected near deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Marine Ecology, 36 (Suppl. 1), 133-143, DOI: 10.1111/maec.12207.


Beaulieu, S.E., Brickley, A., Spargo, A., Joyce, K., Silva, T., Patterson, K., Madin, K., Emery, M. (2014) Global viewport to deep-sea vents: dataset for spherical display systems. 11 September 2014, Version 1. Woods Hole Open Access Server. URL:; DOI: 10.1575/1912/6867.


Beaulieu, S.E., E.T. Baker, C.R. German, and A. Maffei (2013) An authoritative global database for active submarine hydrothermal vent fields, Geochem. Geophys. Geosys., 14, 4892–4905, doi:10.1002/2013GC004998.

Mills, S.W., Mullineaux, L.S., Beaulieu, S.E., and D.K. Adams (2013) Persistent effects of disturbance on larval patterns in the plankton after an eruption on the East Pacific Rise. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 491: 67-76, doi: 10.3354/meps10463.


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