Geological Data Center, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
9500 Gilman Dr. MC 0220, La Jolla, CA 92093-0220
Karen Stocks is an oceanographer and data scientist specializing in the documentation, discovery, access, integration, and curation of oceanographic data. Her expertise includes information systems for vessel-based sensors, scientific ocean drilling, biodiversity and biogeography, metagenomics, and ocean observing systems.
2000 PhD Biological Oceanography, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey | New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Supervisor: Dr. J Frederick Grassle. Thesis Title: Factors Determining Macroinfaunal Community Structure in Salt Marshes
1992 BSc Wildlife and Fisheries Biology (cum laude). University of Massachusetts | Amherst, MA, USA
3/12 – pres. Director, Geological Data Center, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
6/10 – 8/13 Specialist, San Diego Supercomputer Center. Biodiversity and Oceanographic Information Systems
6/03 – 6/10 Assistant Research Scientist, San Diego Supercomputer Center. Biodiversity and Oceanographic Information Systems
12/00 – 6/03 Postgraduate Researcher, San Diego Supercomputer Center/Scripps Institution of Oceanography. “SeamountsOnline: an online database of seamount biology”
CURRENT PROJECTS (SELECT)
Science Support Office (SSO) of the International Ocean Discovery Program, Director of Information Technology and co-PI. The SSO supports the new International Ocean Discovery Program, the NSF-funded scientific ocean drilling programs investigating the ocean subseafloor. The SSO maintains the Site Survey Data Bank, the data repository supporting the International Ocean Drilling Program’s proposal system, and the IODP proposal submission system, and the IODP informational website. 7/2013–9/2018, $4,765,646, NSF.
CLIVAR and Carbon Hydrographic Data Office (CCHDO) Principal Investigator. The CCHDO’s primary mission is to deliver the highest possible quality global CTD and hydrographic data to users. These data are a product of decades of observations from multiple programs, past and present, around the world. The CCHDO performs meticulous curation and dissemination of standardized, well-documented reference-quality CTD, hydrographic, carbon and tracer water column data. 9/2018–8/2023, $3,050,000 NSF and 10/2018–9/2019, $112,000 NOAA.
Rolling Deck to Repository (R2R) co-Principal Investigator (www.rvdata.us). R2R is developing a comprehensive fleet-wide management pipeline for underway data to ensure preservation of and access to our national oceanographic research data resources. 9/2014–8/2019, $3,983,313, NSF.
SeaView Principal Investigator. SeaView is an NSF-funded EarthCube Integrative Activity Project working with existing data repositories to make oceanographic data more findable, accessible, and interoperable. 9/2015-8/2019, $436,815 NSF.
PAST PROJECT (SELECT)
A Global Census of Marine Life on Seamounts (CenSeam; censeam.niwa.co.nz.). Role: PI. CenSeam was a global network of 500 scientists increasing our knowledge of seamount ecosystems through: 1) coordinating and expanding seamount research; 2) fostering new field expeditions; 3) improving data management and data analysis; and 4) facilitating public education and outreach. 2005–2011, $2,000,000, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
Towards a distributed information system for marine biology and limnology. Role: co-PI. The goals of this project were to develop and extend a data integration engine (mediator) for earth science data, and apply the engine to ocean biodiversity and lake carbon data to improve our understanding of marine species distributions and lacustrine carbon dynamics processes. $1,495,590, Gordon and Betty Moore Fdn.
Community Cyberinfrastructure for Advanced Microbial Ecology Research and Analysis (CAMERA; camera.calit2.net). Role: Science liaison, requirements assessment, training, outreach. CAMERA created a system to collect, maintain, and disseminate environmental sequence data, associated metadata, pre-computed search results, and associated tools in a high-performance cyberinfrastructure. 2008–2011, Gordon and Betty Moore Fdn.
Marine Metadata Interoperability (MMI; marinemetadata.org). Role: PI on UCSD award. MMI improved marine data management by providing the best guidance and resources for data management, and developing advanced metadata tools and services needed by the community. 2006–2010, $397,153, NSF.
Deep Ocean Observing System (DOOS) Steering Committee Member and Chair of the Data Task Team. 2017 – present. www.deepoceanobserving.org
Data Analysis and Archive Working Group (DAARWG) member (an advisory group to NOAA’s Science Advisory Board). 2013 – present.
United Nations World Ocean Assessment Pool of Experts (Area: marine biodiversity) 2014 – present.
NSF Cybersecurity Center of Excellence Working Group on Open Science Cyberthreat Profile member. 2017 – 2018.
Ocean Data Interoperability Platform Steering Committee member. www.odip.org. 2012 – 2018.
Levin LA, Bett BJ, Gates AR, Heimbach P, Howe BM, Janssen F, McCurdy A, Ruhl HA, Snelgrove P, Stocks KI and Bailey D, Baumann-Pickering S, Beaverson C, Benfield MC, Booth DJ, Carreiro-Silva M, Colaço A, Eblé MC, Fowler AM, Gjerde KM, Jones DOB, Katsumata K, Kelley D, Le Bris N, Leonardi AP, Lejzerowicz F, Macreadie PI, McLean D, Meitz F, Morato T, Netburn A, Pawlowski J, Smith CR, Sun S, Uchida H, Vardaro MF, Venkatesan R, Weller RA (2019) Global Observing Needs in the Deep Ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science 6(241). https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00241
Stocks, KI, Schramski, S, Virapongse, A and Kempler, L (2019) Geoscientists’ Perspectives on Cyberinfrastructure Needs: A Collection of User Scenarios. Data Science Journal, 18: 21, pp. 1–15. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5334/dsj-2019-021
Stocks K, Diggs S, Olson C, Pham A, Arko R, Kinkade D, Shepherd A (2018) SeaView: Bringing Together an Ocean of Data. Oceanography 31(1):71. https://doi.org/ 10.5670/oceanog.2018.111
Peisert S, Welch V, Adams A, Bevier R, Dopheide M, LeDuc R, Meunier P, Schwab S, and Stocks K (2017) Open Science Cyber Risk Profile (OSCRP), Version 1.2. March 2017. http://hdl.handle.net/2022/21259
Stocks KI, Stout NJ, Shank TM (2016) Information Management Strategies for Deep-Sea Biology. Pp 268-385 in M Clark and M Consalvey (eds) Biological Sampling in the Deep Sea. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.
Aronson EL, Bristol S, Burgess AB, Chandrasekar V, Close H, van Eyken T, Ferrini V, Gomez B, Kinkade D, Kelbert A & others (2015) Geoscience 2020: Cyberinfrastructure to reveal the past, comprehend the present, and envision the future, Technical report, EarthCube Working Paper, ECWP-2015-1, 19 p. http://dx.doi.org/10.7269/P3MG7MDZ.
O’Hara T, Tittensor D, Baker M, Stocks K, Appeltans W (2015) A global Deep-Sea biodiversity data-sharing platform. Deep-Sea Life 6, 12.
Hall-Spencer J, Clark M, Consalvey M, Rowden A, Stocks K, & Schlacher T. (2011), A celebration of life on seamounts. Porcup Mar Nat Hist Soc Newsl 30, 54-56.
Sun S, Chen J, Li W, Altintas I, Lin A, Peltier S, Stocks K, Allen EE, Ellisman M, Grethe J, Wooley J (2011) Community cyberinfrastructure for Advanced Microbial Ecology Research and Analysis: the CAMERA resource. Nucleic Acids Research 39: D546-D551.
Clark MR, Rowden AA, Schlacher T, Williams A, Consalvey M, Stocks KI, Rogers AD, O’Hara TD, White M, Shank TM, Hall-Spencer JM (2010) The Ecology of Seamounts: Structure, Function, and Human Impacts. Annu Rev Marine Sci 2: 253-278.
Consalvey M, Clark MR, Rowden AA, Stocks KI, Consalvey M (2010) Life on Seamounts. In: McIntyre AD, editor. Life in the World’s Oceans: Diversity, Distribution, and Abundance. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. pp. 123-138.
Lassoued Y, Pham TT, Bermudez L, Stocks KI, O’Grady E, Isenor AW, Alexander P (2010) Coastal Atlas Interoperability. In: Wright D, Dwyer N, Cummins V, editors. Coastal Informatics: Web Atlas Design and Implementation. Hershey: IGI-Global. pp. 53-79.
O’Hara TD, Consalvey M, Lavrado HP, Stocks KI (2010) Environmental predictors and turnover of biota along a seamount chain. Marine Ecology 31: 84-94.
Pitcher TJ, Morato T, Stocks KI, Clark MR (2010) Seamount Ecosystem Evaluation Framework (SEEF): A Tool for Global Seamount Research and Data Synthesis. Oceanography 23: 123-125.
Stocks KI (2010) SeamountsOnline: A Desktop Window into the Lives of Seamounts. Oceanography 23: 145.
Vanden Berghe E, Stocks KI, Grassle JF (2010) Data Integration: The Ocean Biogeographic Information System. In: McIntyre AD, editor. Life in the World’s Oceans: Diversity, Distribution, and Abundance. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. pp. 333-353. doi: 10.1002/9781444325508
Brewin PE, Stocks KI, Haidvogel DB, Condit C, Gupta A (2009) Effects of oceanographic retention on decapod and gastropod community diversity on seamounts. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 383: 225-237.
Snelgrove PVR, Petrecca R, Stocks KI, Van D, Cindy, Ann Z, Cheryl (2009) A mosaic of diverse ideas: The ecological legacy of J. Frederick Grassle. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 56: 1571-1576.
Stocks KI, Condit C, Qian X, Brewin PE, Gupta A (2009) Bringing together an ocean of information: An extensible data integration framework for biological oceanography. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 56: 1804-1811.
Tittensor DP, Baco AR, Brewin PE, Clark MR, Consalvey M, Hall-Spencer J, Rowden AA, Schlacher T, Stocks KI, Rogers AD (2009) Predicting global habitat suitability for stony corals on seamounts. Journal of Biogeography 36: 1111-1128.
Baker KS, Stocks KI (2007) Building Environmental Information Systems: Myths and Interdisciplinary Lessons. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS’07) doi: 10.1109/HICSS.2007.117
Brewin PE, Stocks KI (2007) A history of research on seamounts. In: Pitcher TJ, Morato T, Hart PJB, Clark MR, Haggan N, Serrao Santos R, editors. Seamounts: Ecology, Fisheries and Conservation. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. pp. 41-61.
Stocks KI, Hart PJB (2007) Biogeography and biodiversity of seamounts. In: Pitcher T, Morato T, Hart PJB, Clark MR, Haggan N, Serrao Santos R, editors. Seamounts: Ecology, Fisheries and Conservation. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. pp. 255-281.
Clark MR, Tittensor DP, Rogers AD, Brewin PE, Schlacher T, Rowden AA, Stocks KI, Consalvey M (2006) Seamounts, Deep-sea Corals and Fisheries: vulnerability of deep-sea corals to fishing on seamounts beyond areas of national jurisdiction. Cambridge: UNEP-WCMC.
Madin L, Grassle JF, Azam F, Obura D, Reaka M, Sibouet M, Stone G, Stocks KI, Walls A, Allen G (2004) The unknown ocean. In: Glover L, Earle S, editors. Defying Ocean’s End: An Agenda for Action. Washington: Island Press. pp. 213-236.
Stocks K (2004) Seamount invertebrates: Composition and vulnerability to fishing. Fisheries Centre Research Reports 12:17-24.
Stocks K (2004) SeamountsOnline: an online resource for data on the biodiversity of seamounts, Fisheries Centre Research Reports 12:5-7.
Stocks KI, Boehlert GW, Dower JF (2004) Towards an international field programme on seamounts within the Census of Marine Life. Archive of Fishery and Marine Research 51: 320-327.
Stone GS, Madin LP, Stocks KI, Hovermale G, Hoagland P, Schumacher M, Peter E, Sotka C, Tausig H (2004) Seamount biodiversity, exploitation and conservation. In: Glover L, Earle S, editors. Defying Ocean’s End: An Agenda for Action. Washington: Island Press. pp. 43-70.
Stocks KI, Grassle JF (2003) Benthic macrofaunal communities in partially impounded salt marshes in Delaware: Comparisons with natural marshes and responses to sediment exposure. Estuaries 26: 777-789.
Stocks KI (2002) Flume experiments on post-settlement movement in polychaetes. Journal of Marine Research 60: 743-762.
Snelgrove PVR, Grassle JF, Grassle JP, Petrecca RF, Stocks KI (2001) The role of colonization in establishing patterns of community composition and diversity in shallow-water sedimentary communities. Journal of Marine Research 59: 813-830.
Stocks KI, Grassle JF (2001) Effects of microalgae and food limitation on the recolonization of benthic macrofauna into in situ saltmarsh-pond mesocosms. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 221: 93-104.
Grassle JF, Stocks KI (1999) A Global Ocean Biogeographic Information System. Oceanography 12: 12-14. doi: 10.5670/oceanog.2000.01
ABSTRACTS & PRESENTATIONS (PARTIAL)
Ruhl HA, Levin L, Heimbach P, McCurdy A, Smith L, Baumann-Pickering S, Carreiro-Silva M, Gjerde K, Howe B, Janssen F, Katsumata K, Kelley D, Le Bris N, Smith C, Snelgrove P, Song S, Soule A, Stocks K, Rome N, Venkatesan R, Weller R, Hourigan T, Kenchington E, Xavier JR, Rapp H, Priede IG (2019) Evolving approaches for deep-ocean biology and ecosystems observations in the Global Ocean Observing System. OceanObs19, Honolulu, HI. 16-20 September 2019.
Stocks K, O’Hara S, Arko R, Clark D, Chandler C, Elya J, Ferrini V, McLain K, Olson C, Sellers C, Smith S, Stolp L, Carbotte S (2019) Rolling Deck to Repository (R2R): providing data services for the academic research fleet. OceanObs19, Honolulu, HI. 16-20 September 2019.
Diggs SC, Olson C, Pham A, Stocks KI (2019) SeaView: Supporting Southern Ocean Science. EarthCube Annual Meeting, Tacoma. 12-14 June.
Zaslavsky I, Richard SM, Valentine D, Meier O, Hudman G, Stocks KI, Peucker-Ehrenbrink B (2019) Integrating geoscience data discovery and in-depth data exploration in the EarthCube Data Discovery Studio project. EarthCube Annual Meeting, Tacoma. 12-14 June.
Meier OW, Gates RD, Lemus J, Donahue M, Franklin EC, Donovan M, Zaslavsky I, Richard S, Habermann T, Stocks K, Participants CRESCYNT RCN (2019) Community Workshops in Data Management, Data Integration, and Metadata Creation: Emergent Outcomes for the Coral Reef Research Community and Potential Generalizations. EarthCube Annual Meeting, Tacoma. 12-14 June.
Diggs SC, Stocks KI, Berys-Gonzales C, Barna A, Kappa J, Merchant L, Swift JH (2018) OS31H-1884: CCHDO: delivering high quality hydrographic data from the Southern Ocean and beyond. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Washington, DC. 10-14 December.
O’Hara SH, Arko RA, Clark D, Chandler CL, Elya JL, Ferrini VL, McLain K, Olson CJ, Sellers CJ, Smith SR, Stocks KI, Stolp L, Carbotte SM (2018)OS13D-1540: Rolling Deck to Repository (R2R) Program Data Services for the Oceanographic Research Community. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Washington, DC. 10-14 December.
Zaslavsky I, Richard S, Valentine D, Whitenack T, Hudman G, Stocks K, Grethe J, Gupta A, Meier O, Ozyurt B, Peucker-Ehrenbrink B, Gates R (2018) From Data Discovery to Research Workflows in EarthCube: Linking Catalog and Workbench Tools. EarthCube All Hands Meeting, Alexandria, 6-8 June.
Stocks KI, Diggs SC, Pham A, Olson C (2018) Final Products For Oceanographers and for EarthCube. EarthCube All Hands Meeting, Alexandria, 6-8 June.
Stocks KI, Diggs SC, Pham A, Olson C, Kinkade D, Shepherd A, Arko RA. (2018) OD34A-2756 Oceans of Data: How SeaView is Helping Scientists and Repositories. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland 11-15 February.
Clark D, Stocks KI, Arko RA, Zaslavsky I, Whitenack T (2017) IN33B-0127 Building a SuAVE browse interface to R2R’s Linked Data. AGU Fall Meeting, New Orleans. 11-15 December 2017.
Zaslavsky I, Valentine D, Richard SM, Gupta A, Meier O, Peucker-Ehrenbrink B, Hudman G, Stocks KI, Hsu L, Whitenack T, Grethe JS, Ozyurt IB (2017) EarthCube Data Discovery Hub: Enhancing Curating and Finding Data across Multiple Geoscience Data Sources. AGU Fall Meeting, New Orleans. 11-15 December 2017.
Stocks K, Diggs S, Arko R, Kinkade D, Shepherd A, Olson C, Pham A. (2017) IN33C-0140: The SeaView EarthCube project: Lessons Learned from Integrating Across Repositories. AGU Fall Meeting, New Orleans. 11-15 December 2017.
Arko R, Carbotte S, Chandler C, Smith S, Stocks K (2016) Persistent Identifiers for Field Expeditions: A Next Step for the US Oceanographic Research Fleet. EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, pp. 9034.
Stocks KI, Diggs SC, Arko RA, Kindade D, Shepherd A (2016) SeaView: bringing EarthCube to the Oceanographer. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 12-16 December, San Francisco. Abstract# OS31A-1992
Arko R, Carbotte S, Chandler C, Smith S, Stocks K (2015) Rolling Deck to Repository (R2R): Standards and Semantics for Open Access to Research Data. EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, pp. 7943.
Stocks K, Duerr R, Wyborn LA, Yarmey L (2015) Data Science Careers: A Sampling of Successful Strategies, Pitfalls, and Persistent Challenges. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2015 #IN33D-1827
Stocks K, Olson CJ, Sweeney AD (2015) NavManager: Open Source Software for Processing Shipboard Navigation Data. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2015 #IN21D-1716.
Arko RA; Carbotte SM, Chandler CL, Smith SR, Stocks KI (2014) Rolling Deck to Repository (R2R): Big Data and Standard Services for the Fleet Community. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, pp. 3626.
Ferreira R, Stocks K, Arko R (2014) An ODIP effort to map R2R ocean data terms to international vocabularies. EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, pp. 14332.
Stocks KI, Chen Y, Shepherd A, Chandler C, Dockery N, Elya J, Smith S, Ferreira R, Fu L, Arko R (2014) Facilitating Semantic Interoperability among Ocean Data Systems: ODIP-R2R Student Outcomes. Abstract IN32A-03. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 15-19 December 2014.
Stocks KI; Chen Y, Shepherd A, Chandler CL, Dockery N, Elya, J. L, Smith SR, Ferreira R, Fu L, Arko RA (2014) Facilitating Semantic Interoperability Among Ocean Data Systems: ODIP-R2R Student Outcomes. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, pp. 3.
Arko R, Chandler C, Stocks K, Smith S, Clark P, Shepherd A, Moore C, Beaulieu S (2013) Rolling Deck to Repository (R2R): Collaborative Development of Linked Data for Oceanographic Research. EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, pp. 9564.
Arko RA; Stocks K, Chandler CL, Smith SR, Miller SP, Maffei AR, Glaves HM, Carbotte SM (2013) Rolling Deck to Repository (R2R): Supporting Global Data Access Through the Ocean Data Interoperability Platform (ODIP). AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, pp. 1574.
Zaslavsky I, Couch A, Richard S, Valentine D, Lehnert K, Stocks K, Murphy P. (2013) Assessing readiness of cyberinfrastructure resources for cross-domain interoperability: a view from an NSF EarthCube roadmap. EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, pp. 6523.
Arko R, Chandler C, Clark P, Milan A, Mize J (2012) Rolling Deck to Repository (R2R): A” Linked Data” Approach for the US Academic Research Fleet. EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, pp. 13062.
Zaslavsky I, Couch A, Richard SM, Valentine DW, Stocks K, Murphy P, Lehnert KA (2012) An EarthCube Roadmap for Cross-Domain Interoperability in the Geosciences: Governance Aspects. Abstract American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. Abstract: IN21A-1471.
Zaslavsky, I; Couch, A, Richard, S. M, Valentine, D. W, Stocks K, Murphy, P, Lehnert, K. A. (2012) An EarthCube Roadmap for Cross-Domain Interoperability in the Geosciences: Governance Aspects. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, pp. 1471.
Carbotte SM, O’Hara SH, Ferrini V, Arko RA; Morton JJ, Sweeney AD, Clark, D, Miller SP, Stocks K, Chandler CL & others (2011) Quality assessment of marine geoscience data collected with the US academic oceanographic research fleet. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, pp. 06.
Clark M, Rowden A, Consalvey M, Stocks K (2010) The Increasing Role of Science in the Management of Human Activities on Seamounts. Proceedings from the 2010 AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting.
Clark PD, Arko RA; Sweeney A, Fischman, D, Miller SP, Stocks K (2010) Rolling Deck to Repository (R2R): Organizing Datasets from Heterogeneous Shipboard Data into an Integrated Catalog. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, pp. 1365.
Consalvey M, Clark M, Rowden A, Stocks K, Wright I (2010) A global census of marine life on seamounts. Proceedings from the 2010 AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting.
Miller SP, Carbotte SM, Stocks K, Ferrini V, Arko RA; Chandler CL, Maffei AR, Smith SR, Bourassa MA, Clark PD & others (2010) Rolling Deck to Repository (R2R): Next Steps in Ocean Exploration for Data Dissemination and Discovery. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, pp. 1245.
Stocks K, Clark M, Rowden A, Consalvey M, (2010) The Census of Marine Life on Seamounts: results from a global science program. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, pp. 1340.
Arko RA; Carbotte SM, Miller SP, Chandler CL, Ferrini V, Stocks K, Maffei AR, Smith SR, Bourassa MA, McLean SJ & others (2009) Rolling Deck to Repository (R2R): Technical Design-Experiences and Lessons. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, pp. 02.
Carbotte SM, Ferrini V, Arko RA; Chandler CL, Maffei AR, Miller SP, Stocks K, Smith SR, Bourassa MA. (2009) Rolling Deck to Repository (R2R): Transforming the Academic Fleet Into an Integrated Global Observing System. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, pp. 1045.
Miller SP, Ferrini V, Sweeney A, Clark PD, Stocks K, Arko RA (2009) Rolling Deck to Repository (R2R): How to Systematically Document Quality for the New Era of Data Re-Usability? AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, pp. 1048.
Sweeney AD, Clark PD, Miller SP, Stocks K, Arko RA, Ferrini V. (2009) Rolling Deck to Repository (R2R): Fleetwide Standard Underway Data Products. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, pp. 1047.
Galbraith NR, Stocks K, Neiswender C, Maffei A, Bermudez L (2007) MMI: Increasing Community Collaboration. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, pp. 0951.
Bermudez L E, Graybeal J, Lowry R, Galbraith N, Stocks K, Watson S, Arko R (2006), Metadata guides for smarties, Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 87(36 Supplement), OS45D-36.
Brewin PE, Stocks KI, Haidvogel DB (2006) The effect of seamount induced oceanographic retention on the structure of seamount benthic communities. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, pp. 6.
Consalvey M, Clark M, Rowden A, Stocks K (2006) A Global Census of Marine Life on Seamounts: are They Really Oases in the Ocean? AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, pp. 0653.
Stocks KI, Boehlert GW (2006) Towards an international census of marine life research programme on seamounts. Deep Sea 2003: Conference poster papers and workshop papers, pp. 54.
Stocks KI (2004) SeamountsOnline, an Online information system for seamount biology. Proceedings of the Colour of Ocean Data Symposium Brussels, Belgium, November 25-27, 2002: 77-89.
Stocks KI (2004) SeamountsOnline: an online information system for seamount biology. Proceedings of The Colour of Ocean Data symposium. IOC Workshop Report, pp. 77-89.