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2014 Projects

Maya Becker, Columbia University
Defining and Measuring Coastal Vulnerability and Resilience to Natural Hazards
Advisor: Porter Hoagland, MPC

Caterina Brighi, Imperial College London
Temperature and Light Effects on Extracellular Superoxide Production by Algal and Bacterial Symbionts in Corals: Implications for Coral Bleaching
Advisor: Amy Apprill, MC&G

Filip Buksa, University of Split
Population Genetic Structure and the Timing of Embryo Development in a Range-Expanding Coastal Barnacle
Advisor: Jesus Pineda, BIO

Emily Chua, Dalhousie University
Improving an Inlet for Underwater Volatile Analysis
Advisors: Anna Michel, AOPE and Scott Wankel, MC&G

Gabriela De La Cruz Tello, San Jose State University
The Effect of Changes in the Hadley Circulation on Oxygen Minimum Zones in the Ocean
Advisors: Caroline Ummenhofer, PO and Kris Karnauskas, G&G

Amber Emerson, Howard University
Exploring the Effects of Turbulent Spin Up on Larval Swimming Behavior in the Eastern Oyster (Crassostrea virginica)
Advisor: Lauren Mullineaux, BIO

Samantha Emmert, Duke University
Characterizing Bottlenose Dolphin Breath Sounds Recorded on a DTAG
Advisor: Michael Moore, BIO

Robert Forney, Rutgers University
Quantifying Alongshore Variations in Wave Characteristics Due to Modifications by Inner Shelf Sand Ridges at Fire Island, New York
Advisors: John Warner and Jeffrey List, USGS

Jacob Forsyth, Bowdoin College
Interannual to Decadal Temperature Variability in the Northwest Atlantic: Observations from the M/V Oleander XBT Line
Advisors: Glen Gawarkiewicz and Magdalena Andres, PO

Jennifer Frame, Florida Atlantic University
Time of Arrival Sound Speed Measurements of Crude Oil
Advisor: Andone Lavery, AOPE

Mara Freilich, Brown University
Lagrangian Modeling of Aquarius Surface Salinity in the Bay of Bengal
Advisor: Amala Mahadevan, PO

Karter Harmon, Indiana University
Oil Infrastructure and the Sustainability of Ecosystem Services in the Western Arabian Gulf
Advisor: Hauke Kite-Powell, MPC

Joleen Heiderich, Jacobs University Bremen
Storms and Stratification on the Middle Atlantic Bight Shelf
Advisor: Robert Todd, PO

Lily Helfrich, Northwestern University
Characterization of MicroRNAs in Atlantic Killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus)
Advisor: Neel Aluru, BIO

Manuel Hernandez, Texas A&M University
Mega-Droughts in Southeast Asia: A Case Study of the Strange Parallels Drought
Advisors: Caroline Ummenhofer, PO and Kevin Anchukaitis, G&G

Ian Jones, University of Maine
Characterizing Circadian Rhythms in the Starlet Sea Anemone (Nematostella vectensis) through Molecular and Respiratory Cycles
Advisor: Ann Tarrant, BIO

Jennifer Karolewski, California Institute of Technology
Benthic Primary Production in a Saltmarsh Pond: Insights form Fluxes of Dissolved Inorganic Carbon and Oxygen
Advisor: Rachel Stanley, MC&G

Samuel Kastner, Skidmore College
Inner Shelf Current Structure under Different Forcing Mechanisms- Combining ADCP and HF Radar Measurements
Advisor: Steve Lentz and Anthony Kirincich, PO

Mary Munro, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
SPH Modeling of the Vertical Flow Structure and Turbulence in the Swash
Advisor: Britt Raubenheimer, AOPE

William Oestreich, Northwestern University
Colored Dissolved Organic Matter in Shallow Estuaries: The Effect of Source on Quantification
Advisor: Neil Ganju, USGS

Maria Ordovas-Montanes, Tufts University
Phytoplankton Community Composition along the Western Antarctic Peninsula: A Comparison of Genetic and Chemotaxonomic Methods
Advisor: Scott Doney, MC&G

Elena Perry, Yale University
Identification and Analysis of Marine Vibrionaceae Strains with Antibiotic-Potentiating Activity against Multi-Drug Resistant E. coli
Advisor: Tracy Mincer, MC&G

Andre Price, Elizabeth City State University
Towards an Understanding of the Early Life History of River Herring
Advisor: Joel Llopiz, BIO

Helena Pryer, University College London
A Preliminary Investigation into the Seasonal Dynamics of Particulate Organic Carbon Cycling in the Congo River Basin
Advisor: Valier Galy, MC&G

Ernest Quintana, Howard University
Transport Potential of the Juvenile Sea Scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) along the Northeast Continental Shelf
Advisor: Scott Gallager, BIO

Jessica Sandoval, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Investigating Microscale Interactions in the Centric Diatom, Ditylum brightwelli, with the Imaging FlowCytobot
Advisor: Heidi Sosik, BIO

William Shinevar, Brown University
Crustal Viscosity Structure Estimated from Multi-phase Mixing Theory
Advisor: Mark Behn, G&G

James Stylinski, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Probability of Passive Acoustic Detection in Stellwagen Bank
Advisor: Ying-Tsong Lin, AOPE

Cailan Sugano, University of California, Santa Barbara
The Interactive Effects of Food Supply and Elevated pCO2 on the Early Development of the Bay Scallop (Argopecten irradians)
Advisors: Daniel McCorkle and Anne Cohen, G&G

Wenzhong Wang, University of Science and Technology of China
Equilibrium Partition of Mg between Calcite and Seawater: Constraints from First-Principle Calculation and Implications for Foraminiferal Mg/Ca Thermometer
Advisor: Weifu Guo, G&G

Doriane Weiler, University of California, Berkeley
The Effects of Ocean Acidification on Paralarval Longfin Inshore Squid (Doryteuthis pealeii) Swimming Behavior
Advisor: Aran Mooney, BIO

Alexis Wood, Stanford University
Elucidating the Springtime North Atlantic Phytoplankton Bloom and the Biological Pump form a Ship of Opportunity and Satellite Data
Advisor: David Nicholson, MC&G

Last updated: October 21, 2014