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Clare Woulds Dr Clare Woulds

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School of Geography
University of Leeds
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  • Bell JB; Woulds C; Oevelen DV (2017) Hydrothermal activity, functional diversity and chemoautotrophy are major drivers of seafloor carbon cycling, Scientific Reports, 7, . doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-12291-w
  • Bell JB; Woulds C; Brown LE; Sweeting CJ; Reid WDK; Little CTS; Glover AG (2016) Macrofaunal ecology of sedimented hydrothermal vents in the bransfield strait, Antarctica, Frontiers in Marine Science, 3, . doi: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00032
  • Woulds C; Bouillon S; Cowie GL; Drake E; Middelburg JJ; Witte U (2016) Patterns of carbon processing at the seafloor: The role of faunal and microbial communities in moderating carbon flows, Biogeosciences, 13, pp.4343-4357. doi: 10.5194/bg-13-4343-2016
  • Bell JB; Aquilina A; Woulds C; Glover AG; Little CTS; Reid WDK; Hepburn LE; Newton J; Mills RA (2016) Geochemistry, faunal composition and trophic structure in reducing sediments on the southwest South Georgia margin, Royal Society Open Science, 3, . doi: 10.1098/rsos.160284
  • Swindles GT; Amesbury MJ; Turner TE; Carrivick JL; Woulds C; Raby C; Mullan D; Roland TP; Galloway JM; Parry L; Kokfelt U; Garneau M; Charman DJ; Holden J (2015) Evaluating the use of testate amoebae for palaeohydrological reconstruction in permafrost peatlands, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 424, pp.111-122. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.02.004
  • Swindles GT; Morris PJ; Mullan D; Watson EJ; Turner TE; Roland TP; Amesbury MJ; Kokfelt U; Schoning K; Pratte S; Gallego-Sala A; Charman DJ; Sanderson N; Garneau M; Carrivick JL; Woulds C; Holden J; Parry L; Galloway JM (2015) The long-term fate of permafrost peatlands under rapid climate warming, Scientific Reports, 5, . doi: 10.1038/srep17951
  • Woulds C; Middelburg JJ; Cowie GL (2014) Alteration of organic matter during infaunal polychaete gut passage and links to sediment organic geochemistry. Part II: Fatty acids and aldoses, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 136, pp.38-59. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2014.02.013
  • Larkin KE; Gooday AJ; Woulds C; Jeffreys RM; Schwartz M; Cowie G; Whitcraft C; Levin L; Dick JR; Pond DW (2014) Uptake of algal carbon and the likely synthesis of an "essential" fatty acid by Uvigerina ex. gr. semiornata (Foraminifera) within the Pakistan margin oxygen minimum zone: Evidence from fatty acid biomarker and 13C tracer experiments, Biogeosciences, 11, pp.3729-3738. doi: 10.5194/bg-11-3729-2014
  • Cowie G; Mowbray S; Kurian S; Sarkar A; White C; Anderson A; Vergnaud B; Johnstone G; Brear S; Woulds C; Naqvi SWA; Kitazato H (2014) Comparative organic geochemistry of Indian margin (Arabian Sea) sediments: Estuary to continental slope, Biogeosciences, 11, pp.6683-6696. doi: 10.5194/bg-11-6683-2014
  • Levin LA; McGregor AL; Mendoza GF; Woulds C; Cross P; Witte U; Gooday AJ; Cowie G; Kitazato H (2013) Macrofaunal colonization across the Indian margin oxygen minimum zone, Biogeosciences, 10, pp.7161-7177. doi: 10.5194/bg-10-7161-2013
  • Woulds C; Middelburg JJ; Cowie GL (2012) Alteration of organic matter during infaunal polychaete gut passage and links to sediment organic geochemistry. Part I: Amino acids, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 77, pp.396-414. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2011.10.042
  • Jeffreys RM; Levin LA; Lamont PA; Woulds C; Whitcraft CR; Mendoza GF; Wolff GA; Cowie GL (2012) Living on the edge: Single-species dominance at the Pakistan oxygen minimum zone boundary, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 470, pp.79-99. doi: 10.3354/meps10019
  • Brown LE; Mitchell G; Holden J; Folkard A; Wright N; Beharry-Borg N; Berry G; Brierley B; Chapman P; Clarke SJ; Cotton L; Dobson M; Dollar E; Fletcher M; Foster J; Hanlon A; Hildon S; Hiley P; Hillis P; Hoseason J; Johnston K; Kay P; McDonald A; Parrott (2010) Priority water research questions as determined by UK practitioners and policy makers, Science of the Total Environment, 409, pp.256-266. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2010.09.040
  • Woulds C; Cowie G; Middelburg JJ (2010) A method for the quantitative detection of 13C labelled amino acids and aldoses in marine sediments and fauna, Organic Geochemistry, 41, pp.13-21. doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2009.10.005
  • Woulds C (2009) Updates from the deep: Finding the next generation of researchers, Planet Earth, pp.21.
  • Woulds C; Cowie GL (2009) Sedimentary pigments on the Pakistan margin: Controlling factors and organic matter dynamics, Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 56, pp.347-357. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2008.05.033
  • Schwartz MC; Woulds C; Cowie GL (2009) Sedimentary denitrification rates across the Arabian Sea oxygen minimum zone, Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 56, pp.324-332. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2008.05.028
  • Breuer ER; Law GTW; Woulds C; Cowie GL; Shimmield GB; Peppe O; Schwartz M; McKinlay S (2009) Sedimentary oxygen consumption and microdistribution at sites across the Arabian Sea oxygen minimum zone (Pakistan margin), Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 56, pp.296-304. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2008.06.010
  • Woulds C; Schwartz MC; Brand T; Cowie GL; Law G; Mowbray SR (2009) Porewater nutrient concentrations and benthic nutrient fluxes across the Pakistan margin OMZ, Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 56, pp.333-346. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2008.05.034
  • Woulds C; Andersson JH; Cowie GL; Middelburg JJ; Levin LA (2009) The short-term fate of organic carbon in marine sediments: Comparing the Pakistan margin to other regions, Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 56, pp.393-402. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2008.10.008
  • Gooday AJ; Levin LA; Aranda da Silva A; Bett BJ; Cowie GL; Dissard D; Gage JD; Hughes DJ; Jeffreys R; Lamont PA; Larkin KE; Murty SJ; Schumacher S; Whitcraft C; Woulds C (2009) Faunal responses to oxygen gradients on the Pakistan margin: A comparison of foraminiferans, macrofauna and megafauna, Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 56, pp.488-502. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2008.10.003
  • Andersson JH; Woulds C; Schwartz M; Cowie GL; Levin LA; Soetaert K; Middelburg JJ (2008) Short-term fate of phytodetritus in sediments across the Arabian Sea Oxygen Minimum Zone, Biogeosciences, 5, pp.43-53.
  • Andersson JH; Soetaert K; Middelburg JJ; Woulds C; Schwartz M; Cowie GL; Levin LA; Andersson JH (2007) Short-term fate of phytodetritus across the Arabian Sea Oxygen Minimum Zone, Biogeosciences Discussions, 4, pp.2493-2523.
  • Woulds C; Cowie GL; Levin LA; Andersson JH; Middelburg JJ; Vandewiele S; Lamont PA; Larkin KE; Gooday AJ; Schumacher S; Whitcraft C; Jeffreys RM; Schwartz M (2007) Oxygen as a control on seafloor biological communities and their roles in sedimentary carbon cycling, LIMNOL OCEANOGR, 52, pp.1698-1709.
  • Woulds C; Ngwenya BT (2004) Geochemical processes governing the performance of a constructed wetland treating acid mine drainage, Central Scotland, APPL GEOCHEM, 19, pp.1773-1783. doi: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2004.04.002

Book Chapters

  • Cowie G; Woulds C (2012) Tracer Studies of Benthic Communities and Biogeochemical Processes in Coastal and Estuarine Marine Environments, Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science, 4, pp.39-70. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-374711-2.00403-4
  • Law GTW; Cowie GL; Shimmield TM; Breuer E; Schwartz M; Harvey SM; Woulds C; Shimmield GB; Doig KA (Not yet published) Rates and regulation of microbially-mediated aerobic and anaerobic carbon oxidation reactions in continental margin sediments from the northeastern Arabian Sea (Pakistan margin), In: Wigget J; Naqvi W (Ed) Indian Ocean: Biogeochemical Processes and Ecological Variability, AGU.