PUBLICATIONS (peer reviewed)

Vaillancourt, RD, J. Marra, R. Houghton, L. Prieto, B. Hales, and D. Hebert. (2005). Particulate and CDOM absorption at the New England shelfbreak front. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (G^3) 6 (11), Q11003, doi:10.1029/2005GC000999.

Vaillancourt, RD., Brown, CW., Guillard, RRL., and Balch, WM. (2004) Light backscattering properties of marine phytoplankton: relationships to cell sice, chemical composition and taxonomy, J. Plank. Research 26, 1-22.

Vaillancourt, RD., J. Marra, R. Barber, and W.O. Smith. (2003). Primary Productivity and Photosynthetic Quantum yields in the Ross Sea and Pacific Sector of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. Deep-Sea Research II 50, 559-578.

Vaillancourt, RD., Bidigare, RR., Seki, MP., and Parsons, ML., (2003). Impact of a cyclonic eddy field on phytoplankton community structure and photosynthetic competency in the subtroptical North Pacific Ocean. Deep Sea Research I 50, 829-847.

Vaillancourt, RD. Sambrotto, RN., Greene, S., and Matsuda, A. (2003). Summer chlorophyll a distributions and fluorescence -based maximum quantum yields in the Mertz Polynya, East Antarctica. Deep-Sea Research II 50, 1415-1440.

Sambrotto, RN., Vaillancourt, RD., Langdon, C., Measures, C., Jacobs, S. and Matsuda, A. (2003) Summer plankton production and nutrient consumption patterns in the Mertz Glacier region of East Antarctica. Deep-Sea Research II 50, 1393-1414.

Vaillancourt, R.D. and W.M. Balch (2000) The Marine submicron particle size distribution determined by Flow-flow field fractionation.. Limnol and Oceanogr.v 45:485-492

Graziano, L.M., W.M. Balch, D. Drapeau, B.C. Bowler, R.D. Vaillancourt, S. Dunford. 2000. Organic and inorganic carbon production in the Gulf of Maine. Cont. Shelf Res. 20:685-705.

Balch, W.M., J. Vaughn, J. Novatny, D.Drapeau, R. Vaillancourt, J. Lapierre and A. Ashe. (2000). Light scattering by viral suspensions. Limnol and Oceanogr. V45: 492-498.

Balch, W.M., Drapeau, D.T., Cucci, T.L. Vaillancourt, R.D., Kilpatrick, K.A., Fritz, J.J. 1999, Optical backscattering by calcifying algae: separating the contribution of particulate inorganic an organic carbon fractions. Geophys. Res. V104: 1541-1558.

Swift, E., JM Sullivan, HP Batchelder, J. Van Keuren, RD Vaillancourt and RR. Bidigare, 1995 Bioluminescent organisms and bioluminescence measurements in the North Atlantic Ocean near Lat. 60N., Long. 21W. J. Geophys. Res. V100(c4).

Batchelder, HP., JR Van Keuren, R. Vaillancourt and E. Swift. 1995. Spatial and temporal distributions of acoustically estimated zooplankton biomass near the Marine Light Mixed Layers station (59 30N, 21 00W) in the North Atlantic in May 1991. J. Geophys. Res. V 100 (C4): 6549-6563.

Hargraves, PE., RD. Vaillancourt and GA Jolly, 1988, Autotrophic picoplankton in Narragansett Bay and their interaction with microplankton, 1990, E. Cosper and E. Carpenter, eds. Novel Phytoplankton Blooms. Lecture Notes East Coast Est. Studies, Springer Verlag, Hiedelberg.