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Marnie Jo Zirbel

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Senior Faculty Research Assistant I
Discipline: Ocean Ecology and Biogeochemistry
Office: Weniger 539
Phone: 541-737-5229
Email: mjzirbel@coas.oregonstate.edu
Vita or Résumé (PDF)


M.S., Environmental, Marine and Estuarine Science, Western Washington University (2001)

B.S., Biology, University of California, San Diego (1997)



Benoit-Bird, K.J., M.J. Zirbel, and MA McManus.  2008.  Diel variation of zooplankton distributions in Hawaiian waters favors horizontal diel migration by midwater micronekton.  Marine Ecology Progress Series. 367:109-123.

Zirbel, M.J., C.B. Miller and H.P. Batchelder.  2007.  Staging egg development of marine copepods with DAPI and PicoGreen.  Limnology & Oceanography Methods. 5:106110.

Verity, P.G, M.J. Zirbel, and J.C. Nejstgaard.  2007.  Formation of very young colonies by Phaeocystis pouchetii from western Norway.  Aquatic Microbial Ecology. 47:267-274.

Alderkamp, A-C, J.C. Nejstgaard, P.G. Verity, M.J. Zirbel, A.F. Sazhin, M. van Rijssel.  2006.  Dynamics in carbohydrate composition of Phaeocystis pouchetii colonies during spring blooms in mesocosms. Journal of Sea Research 55:169-181.

Nejstgaard, J.C., M.E. Frischer, P.G. Verity, J.T. Anderson, A. Jacobsen, M.J. Zirbel, A. Larsen, J. Martínez-Martínez, A.F. Sazhin, T. Walters, D.A. Bronk, S.J. Whipple, S.R. Borrett, B.C. Patten and J.D. Long.  2006.  Plankton development and trophic transfer in sea water enclosures with nutrients and Phaeocystis pouchetii added.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 321:99-121.

Zirbel, M.J.  2001.  Evidence for light-enhanced grazing and growth in two species of marine microzooplankton.  Master’s thesis: Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA.

Zirbel, M.J., F. Veron and M.I. Latz.  2000.  The reversible effect of flow on the morphology of Ceratocorys horrida (Peridiniales, Dinophyta).  Journal of Phycology 36:46-58.


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