Distinguished Research Professor

Contact Info

248 Marine Sciences Bldg
Lab office:
260 Marine Sciences Bldg
Lab phone:
(706) 542-6096
  • Ph.D. 1977, Dalhousie University (Oceanography)
  • B.S. 1971, University of California, Davis (Biochemistry)

Medeiros PM, Babcock-Adams L, Seidel M, Castelao RM, Di Iorio D, Hollibaugh JT, Dittmar T.  2017.  Export of terrigenous dissolved organic matter in a broad continental shelf. Limnology and Oceanography. 62:1718-1731. DOI Google Scholar BibTex XML

Whitby H, Hollibaugh JT, van den Berg CMG.  2017.  Chemical Speciation of Copper in a Salt Marsh Estuary and Bioavailability to Thaumarchaeota. Frontiers in Marine Science. DOGoogle Scholar BibTex XML

Hollibaugh JT.  2017.  Oxygen and the activity and distribution of marine Thaumarchaeota. Environmental Microbiology Reports. (3):186-188. DOI Google Scholar BibTex XML

Sun Y, Zhang Y, Hollibaugh JT, Luo H.  2017.  Ecotype diversification of an abundant Roseobacter lineage. Environmental Microbiology. (4):1625-1638. DOI Google Scholar BibTex XML

Edwardson CF, Hollibaugh JT.  2017.  Metatranscriptomic analysis of prokaryotic communities active in sulfur and arsenic cycling in Mono Lake, California, USA. The ISME Journal. 5452 DOI Google Scholar BibTex XML

Schaefer SC, Hollibaugh JT.  2017.  Temperature Decouples Ammonium and Nitrite Oxidation in Coastal Waters. Environmental Science & Technology. 51(6):3157-3164. DOI Google Scholar BibTex XML

Whitby H, van den Berg CM.  2017.  Chemical speciation of copper in a salt marsh estuary and bioavailability to Thaumarchaeota. Frontiers in Marine Science. Google Scholar BibTex XML

Luo H, Sun Y, Hollibaugh JT, Moran M.A.  2016.  Low genome content diversity of marine planktonic Thaumarchaeota. Environmental Microbiology Reports. 8(4):501-507. DOI Google Scholar BibTex XML

Hollibaugh JT, Gifford SM, Moran MA, Ross MJ, Sharma S, Tolar BB.  2014.  Seasonal variation in the metratranscriptomes of a Thaumarchaeota population from SE USA coastal waters. The ISME Journal. 8(3):685-698. DOI Google Scholar BibTex XML

Luo H, Tolar BB, Swan BK, Zhang CL, Stepanauskas R, Moran MA, Hollibaugh JT.  2014.  Single-cell genomics shedding light on marine Thaumarchaeota diversification. The ISME Journal. 8(3):732-736. DOI Google Scholar BibTex XML

King GM, Smith CB, Tolar B, Hollibaugh JT.  2013.  Analysis of Composition and Structure of Coastal to Mesopelagic Bacterioplankton Communities in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Frontiers in Microbiology. 3 DOI Google Scholar BibTex XML

Tolar BB, King GM, Hollibaugh JT.  2013.  An Analysis of Thaumarchaeota Populations from the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Frontiers in Microbiology. 4 DOI Google Scholar BibTex XML

Smith CB, Tolar BB, Hollibaugh JT, King GM.  2013.  Alkane hydroxylase gene (alkB) phylotype composition and diversity in northern Gulf of Mexico bacterioplankton. Frontiers in Microbiology. 4 DOI Google Scholar BibTex XML

Hollibaugh JT, Carini S, Gürleyük H, Jellison R, Joye SB, LeCleir G, Meile C, Vasquez L, Wallschläger D.  2005.  Arsenic speciation in Mono Lake, California: Response to seasonal stratification and anoxia. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 69:1925–1937. Google Scholar BibTex XML

Research Areas:
Research Interests:

Structure and function of microbial communities; role of bacteria in biogeochemical processes; net ecosystem metabolism; polar oceanography; estuaries; human impacts in the coastal zone.

Events with James T. Hollibaugh

261 Marine Science Bldg.

Articles Featuring James T. Hollibaugh

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 1:58pm

Tim Hollibaugh's journey finally comes to an end. He recounted the last days of his research cruise below:

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 8:54am

Tim's journey continues...

10 February 2018. 

Last report before we’re back in Chile.  We are currently on the northern side of the Drake Passage, doing 12+ kts with a following sea and 25 kt winds (for the non-sailors among you, this is good), which looks like this:

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 9:52am

Tim is now in Port Lockroy, which is just around the corner from Palmer Station.

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 1:42pm

Tim Hollibaugh's exciting journey through The Antarctic continues...

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 11:33am

One of our researchers, Tim Hollibaugh, is currently doing some extended research in the Antarctic. While internet is limited, he made time to send us a blog to update about his journey.