Biogeophysical Processes Group Institute for Computational Earth System Science
Marine Science Institute
University of California, Santa Barbara
Objective: To develop a predictive understanding of the biogeochemical response to physical processes in lakes and the coastal ocean.
Selected Publications List:

  1. Johnson, C.O., W. J. O'Brien, and S. MacIntyre, 2007 Vertical and temporal distribution of two copepod species, Cyclops scutifer and Diaptomus pribilofensis, in 24 h arctic daylight J.Plankton Res. Vol. 29, Number 3, pgs 275-289

  2. MacIntyre, S. In press, Climate variability, mixing dynamics, and ecological consequences in the African Great Lakes. In Charles R. Goldman, Michio Kumagai, and Richard D. Robarts, eds, Effects of Global Warming on Freshwater Ecosystems of the World: what can be done to reduce negative impacts?, Wiley

  3. Read, J. S., D. P. Hamilton, A. R. Desai, K. C. Rose, S. MacIntyre, J. D. Lenters, R. L. Smyth, P. C. Hanson, J. J. Cole, P. A. Staehr, J. A. Rusak, D. C. Pierson, J. D. Brookes, A. Laas, and C. H. Wu., In press, Lake-size dependency of wind shear and convection as controls on gas exchange.Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L09405, doi:10.1029/2012GL051886

  4. Sadro, S., J. M. Melack, and S. MacIntyre (2011), Spatial and Temporal Variability in the Ecosystem Metabolism of a High-elevation Lake: Integrating Benthic and Pelagic Habitats, Ecosystems, DOI: 10.1007/s10021-011-9471-5

  5. Sadro, S., J. M. Melack, and S. MacIntyre (2011), Depth-integrated estimates of ecosystem metabolism in a high-elevation lake (Emerald Lake, Sierra Nevada, California), Limnol. Oceanogr., 56(5), 2011, 1764–1780

  6. Rudorff, C., J. M. Melack, S. MacIntyre, C. Barbosa, and E. M. Novo (2011), Seasonal and spatial variability of CO2 emission from a large floodplain lake in the lower Amazon, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2011JG001699, in press.

  7. MacIntyre, S., A. Jonsson, M. Jansson, J. Aberg, D. E. Turney, and S. D. Miller (2010), Buoyancy flux, turbulence, and the gas transfer coefficient in a stratified lake, Geophys. Res. Lett. , 37, L24604,. doi:10.1029/2010GL044164.

  8. Rueda, F. and S. MacIntyre. 2010. Modelling the fate and transport of storm-river-water in small lakes of complex morphometry. Environmental Modeling and Software. 25: 146-157.

  9. Laurion, I., W.F. Vincent., S. MacIntyre., L. Retamal, C. Dupont, P. Francus and R. Pienitz. 2010. Variability in greenhouse gas emissions from permafrost thaw ponds. Limnol. Oceanogr. 55: 115-133.

  10. Hall, S.R., R.L. Smyth, C.R. Becker, M.A. Duffy, C. M. Knight, S. MacIntyre, A. J. Tessier and C. E. Caceres. 2010. Why are Daphnia in some lakes sicker? Disease ecology, habitat structure, and the plankton Bioscience, 60:363-375

  11. MacIntyre, S., J.F. Clark, R.J. Jellison and J.P. Fram. 2009. Turbulent mixing induced by non-linear internal waves in Mono Lake, CA. Limnol. Oceanogr. 54: 2255-2272

  12. Rueda, F.R. and S. MacIntyre. 2009. Flowpaths and spatial heterogeneity of storm-river-water in small multi-basin lakes. Limnol. Oceanogr. 54: 2041-2057.

  13. MacKay, M.D., P.J. Neale, C.D. Arp, L.N. De Senerpont Domis, X. Fang, G. Gal, K. Johnk, G. Kirillin, J.D. Lenters, E. Litchman, S. MacIntyre, P. Marsh, J. Melack, W.M. Mooij, F. Peeters, A. Quesada, S.G. Schladow, M. Schmid, C. Spence, H.G. Stefan and S.L. Stokes. 2009. Modeling lakes and reservoirs in the climate system. Limnol. Oceanogr. 54: 2315-2329

  14. MacIntyre, S. J.P. Fram, P.J. Kushner, N.D. Bettez, W.J. OBrien, J.E. Hobbie and G.W. Kling. 2009. Climate related variations in mixing dynamics of an Alaskan arctic lake. Limnol. Oceanogr. 54: 2401-2417

  15. S. MacIntyre. 2008, Describing fluxes within lakes using thermistor arrays and surface meteorology, Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol. vol. 30, Part 3, p 339-344

  16. Fram, J.P., H.L. Stewart, M.A. Brzezinski, B. Gaylord, D.C. Reed, S.L. Williams, S. MacIntyre. 2008. Physical pathways and utilization of nitrate supply to the giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera. Limnol. Oceanogr. 53(4): 1589-1603.

  17. Evans, M.A., S. MacIntyre, G. Kling. 2008. Internal wave effects on photosynthesis: Experiments, theory, and modeling. Limnol. Oceanogr. 53(1): 339-353.

  18. MacIntyre, S., J.O. Sickman, S.A. Goldthwait, G.W. Kling. 2006. Physical pathways of nutrient supply in a small, ultraoligotrophic arctic lake during summer stratification. Limnol. Oceanogr. 51: 1107-1124.

  19. Caceres, C.E., S.R. Hall, M.A. Duffy, A.J. Tessier, C. Helme, S. MacIntyre. 2006. Physical structure of lakes constrains epidemics in daphnia populations. Ecology. 87(6): 1438-1444.

  20. Banerjee, S, and S. MacIntyre. 2004. The air-water interface: turbulence and scalar exchange. pp. 181-237 in John Grue, Philip L. F. Liu, and Geir K. Pedersen eds. Advances in Coastal and Ocean Engineering. World Scientific.

  21. M.A. McManus, A.L. Alldredge, A.H. Barnard, E. Boss, J.F. Case, T.J. Cowles, P.L. Donaghey, L.B. Eisner, D.J. Gifford, C.F. Greenlaw, C.M. Herren, D.V. Holliday, D. Johnson, S. MacIntyre, D.M. McGehee, T.R. Osborn, M.J. Perry, R.E. Pieper, J.E.B. Rines, D.C. Smith, J.M. Sullivan, M.K. Talbot, M.S. Twardowski, A. Weidemann, J.R. Zaneveld. 2003. Characteristics, distribution and persistence of thin layers over a 48 hour period. Mar Ecol Prog Ser. 261: 1-19.

  22. MacIntyre, S., J. R. Romero, and G.W. Kling. 2002. Spatial-Temporal Variability in Mixed Layer Deepening and Lateral Advection in an Embayment of Lake Victoria, East Africa. Limnol. Oceanogr. 47: 656-671. (pdf)

  23. MacIntyre, S., and R. Jellison. 2001. Nutrient fluxes from upwelling and enhanced turbulence at the top of the pycnocline in Mono Lake, CA. Hydrobiologia. 466: 13-29. (pdf).

  24. Maclntyre, S., K.M. Flynn, R. Jellison, and J.R. Romero. 1999. Boundary mixing and nutrient flux in Mono Lake, CA. Limnol. Oceanogr. 44: 512-529. (pdf).