Baines Lab in Aquatic Ecosystem Ecology  

Department of Ecology and Evolution,
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook NY 11794-5245

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Baines Lab publications

(38) Baines, S.B., B.S. Twining, M.A. Brzezinski and D.M. Nelson.  2012. An unexpected role for picocyanobacteria in the marine silicon cycle. Nature Geoscience. In press.

(37) Twining, B.S., and S.B. Baines. 2013. The trace metal composition of marine phytoplankton. Annual Review of Marine Science.  5:xx. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-marine-121211-172322.

(36)  Twining, B.S, S.B. Baines, S. Vogt and D.M. Nelson. The role of diatoms in the biogeochemical cycling of nickel.  2012. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. In press. DOI:10.1029/2011GB004233

(35) Vine D.M., C. Holzner, S.B. Baines, D. Pellicia, A. Berry, I. McNulty, S. Vogt, A.G. Peele, K.A. Nugent. 2012. Simultaneous X-ray fluorescence and ptychographic microscopy of Cyclotella meneghiniana.  Optics Express 20:18287-18296. DOI: 10.1364/OE.20.018287.

(34) Chen, Xi, S.B. Baines and N.S. Fisher.  2011.  Can copepods be limited by the iron content of their food?  Limnology and Oceanography. 56: 451-460. DOI: 10.4319/lo.2011.56.2.0451

(33) Baines, S.B., B.S. Twining, S. Vogt, W.M. Balch, N.S. Fisher, and D.M. Nelson. 2011. Elemental composition of Equatorial Pacific diatoms exposed to additions of silicic acid and iron.  Deep Sea Research II 58(3-4):512-523. DOI:10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.08.003

(32) Twining, B.S., S.B. Baines, J.B. Bozard, S. Vogt, E.A. Walker, D.M. Nelson.  2011. Metal quotas of plankton in the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Deep Sea Research II 58(3-4):325-341. DOI:10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.08.018

(31) Brzezinski, M.A., Baines, S.B., Balch, W.M., Beuchere, C., Chai, F., Dugdale, D.G., Krause, J.W., Landry, M.R., Marchi, A., Measures, C.M., Nelson, D.M., Parker, A., Poulton, A., Selph, K.E., Strutton, P., Taylor, A.G., Twining, B.S., 2011. Co-limitation of diatoms by iron and silicic acid in the equatorial Pacific. Deep Sea Research II 58(3-4): 493-511. DOI:10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.08.005

(30) Baines, S.B., B.S. Twining, S. Vogt, M.A., Brzezinski, D.M. Nelson, N.S. Fisher.  2010. Causes and biogeochemical implications of regional differences in silicification of marine diatoms.  Global Biogeochemical Cycles 24:GB4031. DOI:10.1029/2010GB003856

(29) Krause, J., A. Taylor, S.B. Baines, M.A. Brzezinski, D.M. Nelson, B.S. Twining.  2010. The impact of biogenic silica detritus and large diatoms on Si-cycling in the euphotic zone of the eastern equatorial Pacific.  Limnology and Oceanography. 55(6):2608–2622. DOI:10.4319/lo2010.55.6.2608

(28) Holzner, Christian, M. Feser, B Hornberger, S. Vogt, S.B. Baines, and C.J. Jacobsen. 2010. Reciprocity: Scanning Zernike Phase Contrast.  Nature Physics.6:883–887. DOI: 10.1038/nphys1765

(27) de Jonge, MD, Holzner, C. Baines, S.B., Twining, B.S., Ignatyev, K., Diaz, J. Howard, D.L., Micelli, A., McNulty, I., Jacobsen, C. Vogt, S. 2010. Quantitative 3-D elemental nanotomography of Cyclotella meneghiania.  Proceedings of the Academy of National Science.107:15676-15680. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1001469107

(26) Núñez-Milland, D. R., B. S. Twining, S. B. Baines, and S. Vogt. 2010. Quantification of phosphorus in individual phytoplankton cells using synchrotron x-ray fluorescence. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation. 17:560-566.

(25) Adrian, R., C. M. O’Reilly, H. Zagarese, S. B. Baines, D. O. Hessen, W. Keller, D. M. Livingstone, R. Sommaruga, D. Straile, E. Van Donk, G. A. Weyhenmeyer, and M. Winder. 2009. Lakes as sentinels of climate change. Limnology and Oceanography 54:2283-2297. DOI: 10.4319/lo.2009.54.6_part_2.2283

(24) Baines, S.B. and Fisher, N.S. 2008 Modeling the effect of temperature on bioaccumulation of metals by a marine bioindicator organism, Mytilus edulis. Environmental Science and Technology 42:3277-3282.

(23) Twining, B.S., S.B. Baines, S. Vogt, and M. de Jonge. 2008. Exploring ocean biogeochemistry by single-cell microprobe analysis of protist elemental composition. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 55:151-162.

(22) Baines, S.B., N.S. Fisher, and J.J. Cole. 2007. Dissolved organic matter and persistence of the invasive zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) under low food conditions. Limnology and Oceanography. 52:70-78.

(21) Doblin, M.A., S.B. Baines, Cutter, L.S., and Cutter, G.A. 2006. Sources and biogeochemical cycling of particulate selenium in the San Francisco Bay estuary. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science. 67:861-694.

(20) Baines, S.B., N.S. Fisher, and E.L. Kinney. 2006. Influence of temperature on uptake of dissolved metal by Arctic and temperate mussels. Marine Ecology - Progress Series 308:117-128.

(19) Baines, S.B., N.S. Fisher, E.L. Kinney. 2005. Influence of temperature on dietary metal uptake in Arctic and temperate mussels. Marine Ecology - Progress Series 289:201-213.

(18) Baines, S. B., N.S. Fisher, and J.J. Cole. 2005. Uptake of dissolved organic matter (DOM) and its importance to metabolic requirements of the zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha. Limnology and Oceanography 50: 36-47.

(17) Twining, B.S., S.B. Baines, N.S. Fisher, and M.R. Landry. 2004. Cellular iron contents of plankton during the Southern Ocean Iron Experiment (SOFeX). Deep-Sea Research I 51: 1827-1850.

(16) Twining, B.S., S.B. Baines, and Nicholas S. Fisher. 2004. Element stoichiometries of individual plankton cells collected during the Southern Ocean Iron Experiment (SOFeX). Limnology and Oceanography 49: 2115-2128.

(15) Baines, S.B., N.S. Fisher, M.A. Doblin, G.A. Cutter, L. Cutter and B.E. Cole. 2004. Light dependence of selenium uptake by phytoplankton and implications for predicting selenium incorporation into food-webs. Limnology and Oceanography 49:566-578.

(14) Twining, B.S., S.B. Baines, N.S. Fisher, J. Maser, S. Vogt, C. Jacobsen, A. Tovar-Sanchez, and S.A. Sañudo-Wilhelmy. 2003. Quantifying trace elements in individual aquatic protist cells with a synchrotron x-ray fluorescence microprobe. Analytical Chemistry 75:3806-3816.

(13) Twining, B.S., S.B. Baines, N.S. Fisher, C. Jacobsen, and J. Maser 2003. Quantification and localization of metal within natural plankton cells using a synchrotron x-ray fluorescence microprobe. Journal de Physique IV 104:435-438.

(12) Baines, S.B., N.S. Fisher and R. Stewart. 2002. Assimilation and retention of selenium and other trace elements from crustacean food by juvenile striped bass (Morone saxatilis). Limnology and Oceanography 47: 646-655.

(11) Baines, S.B., N.S. Fisher, M.A. Doblin, and G.A. Cutter. 2001. Uptake of dissolved organic selenide by marine phytoplankton. Limnology and Oceanography 46: 1936-1944.

(10) Baines, S.B. and N.S. Fisher. 2001. Interspecific differences in the bioconcentration of selenite by phytoplankton and their ecological implications. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 213:1-12.

(9) Twining, B.S., S.B. Baines, and N.S. Fisher. 2001. Measurement of metal concentrations in marine nanoplankton cells using an X-ray fluorescence microprobe. Rapp. Comm. Int. Mer. Medit. 36: 169.

(8) Baines, S.B., K.E. Webster, T.K. Kratz, S.R. Carpenter and J.J. Magnuson. 2000. Synchronous behavior of temperature calcium and chlorophyll in lakes of Northern Wisconsin. Ecology 81:815-825.

(7) Webster, K.E., P.A. Soranno, S.B. Baines, T.K. Kratz, C.J. Bowser, P.J. Dillon, P. Campbell, E.J. Fee, and R.E. Hecky. 1999. Structuring features of lake districts: geomorphic and landscape controls on lake chemical responses to drought. Freshwater Biology 43:499-515.

(6) Kratz, T.K., P.A. Soranno, S.B. Baines, B.J. Benson, J.J. Magnuson, T.M. Frost, and R.C. Lathrop. 1998. Interannual synchronous dynamics in north temperate lakes in Wisconsin, USA. Pages 273-287 In George, D.G., J. G. Jones, P. Puncochar, C. S. Reynolds, and D. W. Sutcliffe (eds.) Management of Lakes and Reservoirs during Global Climate Change. Kluwer Academic.

(5) Baines, S.B., M.L. Pace, and D.M. Karl. 1994. Why does the relationship between sinking flux and planktonic primary production differ between lakes and the ocean? Limnology and Oceanography 38(2):213-226.

(4) Baines, S.B., and M.L. Pace. 1994. Sinking fluxes across a trophic gradient: patterns and their implications for the fate of primary production. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 51(1):26-39.

(3) Pace, M.L., S.B. Baines, H. Cyr, and J.A. Downing. 1993. Relationships among early life history stages of Morone americana and Morone saxatilis from long-term monitoring of the Hudson River estuary. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 50:1976-1985.

(2) Cyr H., J.A. Downing, S. Lalonde, S.B. Baines and M.L. Pace, 1992. Sampling larval fish populations: choice of sample number and size. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 121:356-368.

(1) Baines, S.B., and M.L. Pace, 1991. The production of dissolved organic matter byphytoplankton and its importance to bacteria: patterns across marine and freshwater systems. Limnology and Oceanography 36:1078-90.


(1)  Twining, B.S, S.B. Baines, S. Vogt. The role of diatoms in the biogeochemical cycling of nickel.  Limnology and Oceanography.

(2) Chen, Xi, S.B. Baines and N.S. Fisher.  Stoichiometric homeostasis with respect to iron in a marine copepod.  Marine Ecology Progress Series

(3) Baines, S.B., B.S. Twining, M.A. Brzezinski and D.M. Nelson.  An unexpected role for picocyanobacteria in the marine silicon cycle. Science.

(4) Vine, D.J., C. Holzner, S. B. Baines, D. Pelliccia, A. Berry, I. McNulty, S. Vogt, A. G. Peele, and K. A. Nugent. Scanning coherent X-ray diffraction and fluorescence microscopy: Quantitative elemental mapping with nanoscale phase sensitivity. Science.


(1) Chen, Xi, S.B. Baines and N.S. Fisher.  Mineral limitation of Calanus pacificus by dietary Fe.  Deep Sea Research I.

(2) Chen, Xi, S.B. Baines and N.S. Fisher.  Fe and Zn contents and RNA:DNA ratios in zooplankton of the Costa Rica Dome. Limnology and Oceanography.

(3) Baines, S.B. and X. Chen.  Potential for mineral limitation of secondary production by trace elements in aquatic food webs. Ecology Letters.

(4) Alldred, M., and S.B. Baines.  Quantifying effects of plant communities on denitrification in wetlands: a meta-analysis. Ecology Letters.

(5) Twining, B.S., S.B. Baines, J.B. Bozard, D.M. Nelson. Fe storage in diatoms of the Eastern Equatorial Pacific.  Journal of Phycology