Theses and Dissertations


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2023

Andrys, Janine. 2023. Water and oxygen fugacity in subduction zone magmatism. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Bishop, Ian. 2023. Investigating the Adaptive Potential of Southern Ocean Phytoplankton. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Cirivello, Rowan, M. 2023. Environmental Drivers of Phytoplankton Abundance and Community Size Composition Across Thermal Regimes in the US Northeast Continental Shelf Ecosystem. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Cousens, Virginia. 2023. A Closer Look at the Role of Precipitation and Air-Sea Gas Exchange of Circumpolar Waters in the Eastern Amundsen Sea, Antarctica. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Dunn, M., 2023. Calibration and Application of a Tube Passive Sampler for Evaluating Fate and Transport of Per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS). Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Hall, Emily. 2023. Blue Carbon and Microplastic Sequestration in Coastal Habitats of the Philippines. Thesis MS– University of Rhode Island.

Hanifah, F., 2023. Linking Temperature of the Northwest Atlantic and Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC). Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Harkins, Shaina. 2023. The Response of Benthic Communities in Narragansett Bay to Changing Nitrogen Input and Temperature. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Lawrence, Jack. 2023. Evaluating the Ocean State Ocean Model for studying coastal dynamics of Rhode Island Sound. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Leahy, Annabelle. 2023. Exploratory Analyses of American Lobster Habitat Preferences and Catchability in Ventless Trap Surveys. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Manzella, Emma. 2023. Effect of Wind-Wave Misalignment on Drag Coefficient. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

McCormick, D.J., 2023. Early Life History of American Lobsters (Homarus americanus) in Coastal Southern New England Waters (M.S.). Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

McDonagh, Shalan. 2023. On the utility of multi-species foraminifera-bound d15N records for Subtropical Front migration analysis. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Miller, Andria. 2023. Seasonal variability of phytoplankton growth and grazing in Narragansett Bay. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Nowakowski, Catherine. 2023. Pelagic-Benthic Coupling in the Gulf of Maine: Multidecadal Molecular Isotope Records of Zooplankton and Deep Sea Corals Bioarchives. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Potter, M.S., 2023. Hard Clam (Mercenaria mercenaria L.) Response to a Warming Environment: A Mesocosm Experiment. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Wei, Xiaozhou. 2023. Seismological Investigation of the Hawaiian Volcanoes Following the 2018 Kīlauea Eruption. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Whaling, Isabel. 2023. Evolution of Coastal Barrier Systems in Southwestern Rhode Island in Response to Storms and Anthropogenic Forcing. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Yanishevsky, T., 2023. Carbon Filter Efficiency in Removing PFAS From Drinking Water in Barnstable, MA. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

2022

Grassian, Benjamin. 2022. Submesoscale Characterization of the Epi- and Meso-pelagic Ocean using Imaging and Acoustic Platforms. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island. 

He, Bing. 2022. Detecting Slow Slip Events from Seafloor Pressure Data Using Maching Learning. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Hill, Nicholas. 2022. Bioconcentration of PFAS from Environmental Exposure: Evidence of Precursor Bioaccumulation in Fathead Minnows. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Huizenga, Kristin. 2022. Impacts of Temperature and Predation on a Decreasing Lobster Population in Narragansett Bay. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Kerrigan, Zachary. 2022. Microbial Diversity and Community Composition in the Open Ocean and Marine Sediment. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Marcks, Basia. 2022. Reconstructing nutrient consumption in the expanded Southern Ocean of Pleistocene glacial periods. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Shi, Pengcheng. 2022. Seismic Behavior on Oceanic Transform Faults Revealed by Numerical Modeling and Seismic Observation. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Song, Somang. 2022. Satellite Investigation of Drivers of Phytoplankton Composition in a Continental Shelf Ecosystem. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

van Dam, Loes. 2022. Spatiotemporal and Thermal Variability in Upper Mantle Flow as a Result of Mid-Ocean Ridge Migration. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Wulandari, Ita. 2022. Sedimentary Accumulation of Black Carbon on the East Coast of the United States. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

2021

Ahern, Olivia. 2021. Marine microbial interactions: Diversity and function of the Thalassiosira rotula phycosphere community. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Anderson, Stephanie. 2021. Phytoplankton thermal responses as drivers of community composition and biogeography in a changing environment. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Conçalves Neto, Afonso. 2021. North Atlantic on the edge: Ocean circulation through gateways at the subpolar – subtropical boundary. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Cote, Mikayla. 2021. Environmental drivers of phytoplankton growth and grazing mortality. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Heinichen, Margaret. 2021. Incorporating temperature-dependent fish bioenergetics into a Narragansett Bay food web model. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Hirsch, Aaron. 2021. Seismological investigation of the Ontong Java Plateau and surrounding upper Pacific mantle. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Husain, Nyla. 2021. Large eddy simulation of turbulent airflow over surface waves and air-sea fluxes. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Katz, Samuel. 2021. Sediment porewater passive sampler characterization of hydrophobic organic compounds. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Krasnosky, Kristopher. 2021. Application of massively parallel Gausian process regression terrain models in undersea mapping and navigation. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Langan, Joseph. 2021. The role of climate change in the decline of winter flounder in Narragansett Bay. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Ma, Il-Kyeong. 2021. Numerical study of the effect of warm ocean eddies and reduced salinity on tropical cyclone intensity in the Northwest Pacific. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Manz, Maria H. 2021. Who’s Minding the Makos? Applications of Movement Patterns and Habitat Utilization for Management of Shortfin Mako Shark and Intersection with Offshore Energy Exploration. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Morales-McDevitt, Maya. 2021. The air we breathe: PFAS in indoor and outdoor air. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Robuck, Anna. 2021. Distribution of novel and legacy organic pollutants in seabirds from contrasting environments. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Santos, Nina. 2021. Overlap of Atlantic cod and black sea bass trophic niche due to warming Southern New England waters. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Stahl, Angela. 2021. Identifying novel isotopic tracers of marine primary production to study food web carbon cycles. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

2020

Carney, Jessica. 2020. Environmental and optical signatures of Cochlodinium polykrikoides in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Chen, Xuanyu. 2020. Impacts of Shoaling Ocean Surface Waves on Wind Stress and Storm Surge. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Feen, Melanie. 2020. Chlorophyll flourescence corrections from a rapid-profiling, automous wirewalker. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Fulfer, Victoria. 2020. Global Patterns of Net Respiration in Subseafloor Sediment. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Gardiner, Christine. 2020. Evaluation of a Novel Passive Sampler for Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) in Aquatic Environments. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Homola, Kira. 2020. Last Glacial Maximum Salinity of the Deep Northwestern Atlantic from Density & Deep Seafloor Nitrogen Isotope Diagensis. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Johnson, Alexis. 2020. Evolution of a Subjected Carbon-Rich Filament on the Edge of the North Atlantic Gyre. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Jones, Colin. 2020. Raise your glass: A culture evaluation of diatoms as archives of past nutrient consumption. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Orphanides, Christopher. 2020. Relating Prey to Marine Mammal Distribution. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Rosa, Kevin. 2020. Coastal Ocean Modeling Across Length Scales: From Estuarine Circulation to Boundary Currents. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Turner, Kyle. 2020. Remote sensing of Phytoplankton Size Classes on the Northeast U S Continental Shelf. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

2019

Kane, Mary. 2019. Krill motion in the Southern Ocean: quantifying in situ krill movement behaviors and energetics. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Li, Jihang. 2019. Three-Dimensional Passive-source Reverse Time Migration of Convert Waves: A New Method to Image the Earth’s Discontinuities. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Lubetkin, Megan. 2019. Investigating Lava-Balloon Formation: New Exploration of the 1993 Submarine Vent Site at Sacorro Island, Mexico. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Medley, Grace. 2019. Dredging for Environmental Benefit: Models of Circulation and Flushing Dynamics in the Providence River Estuary.  Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

De Pace Lisa. 2019. Frazil ice growth and ice production during katabatic wind events in Ross Sea polynyas, Antarctica. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Stevick, Rebecca. 2019. Oyster-Associated Microbial Community Dynamics. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Thomas, Emma. 2019. Along-stream and Temporal Variability in the West Greenland Current System. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Treadaway, Victoria. 2019. Behavior and Transport of Organic Acids in the Troposphere Using Observational Data and Models. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

2018

Gartzman, Samuel. 2018. In-situ calibration of underwater membrane inlet mass spectrometer for simple dissolved gases. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Kim, Sylvia. 2018. Metatranscriptomic analysis of co-occurring phytoplankton species in the Ross Sea Polynya. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

LaFrance Bartley, Monique. 2018. Benthic habitat mapping and its applications to coastal resource management. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

McAleer, Christopher. 2018. Environmental factors affecting methane cycling in Narragansett Bay. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

McNamee, Jason. 2018. A multispecies statistical catch-at-age (MSSCAA) model for a Mid-Atlantic species complex. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Rudnickas, Donald. 2018. Isopycnal mixing in the North Atlantic oxygen minimum zone revealed by RAFOS floats. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Sauvage, Justine. 2018. Sedimentary catalysis of radiolytic hydrogen production. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Truesdale, Corrine. 2018. Fishery and biological characteristics of Jonah crab (Cancer borealis) in Rhode Island Sound. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Walcutt, Noah. 2018. An assessment of holographic microscopy for quantifying marine particle size and concentration. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Wertman, Christine. 2018. Circulation & exchange within shelf & estuarine waters driven by the atmosphere, tides and buoyancy. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Zottoli, Joseph. 2018. Quantifying fisheries balance with a novel production estimation method. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

2017

Bigdeli, Arash. 2017. Modeling gas budgets in marginal sea ice zones. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Davis, Sierra. 2017. Utilizing Empirical Eigenfunctions and Neural Network to Describe and Model RI Coastal Morphology. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Dixon-Anderson, Eric. 2019. Polyethylene Passive Sampler Method Development for Fluorotelomer Alcohols and Other Neutral Perfluorinated Alkyl Substances. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Foppert, Annie. 2017. Southern ocean eddy heat flux and eddy-mean flow interactions in Drake Passage. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

McDonough, Carrie. 2017. Spatial distribution, air-water exchange, and toxicity of organic pollutants using passive samplers. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

McManus, Conor. 2017. Atlantic Mackerel (Scomber scombrus) Population and Habitat Trends in the Northwest Atlantic. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Mauzole, Yackar. 2017. Dynamical typology of sea surface temperature (SST) fronts based on satellite observations. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Redmond, Neil. 2017. Assessment of fluid imaging for determination of diatom assemblage composition and biometrics of Southern Ocean sediment. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Sylvia, Tucker. 2017. Interactions of buoyant upwellings with subduction induced mantle wedge flow. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

2016

Anderson, Sean. 2016. Growth, grazing and starvation survival in three heterotrophic dinoflagellate species. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Balcanoff, Jacob. 2016. Determining gas contents of magmas that produce submarine basaltic balloons eruptions: Foerstner 1891 and Socorro 1993. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Blair, Austen. 2016. Evaluation of updated MPIPOM-TC ocean model initialization and sea-state dependent mixing scheme. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Cragan, Jennifer. 2016. A multi-component evaporation model to determine the onset of crude oil emulsification in seawater. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Dzaugis, Mary. 2016. Water radiolysis and chemical production rates near solid-water boundaries. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Flickinger, Sarah. 2016. Thalassiosira community composition and diversity in Narragansett Bay. Thesis MS — University of Rhode Island.

Flinders, Ashton. 2016. A multidisciplinary study on the crustal nature of volcanic conduits and magma reservoirs. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Jessen, Brita. 2016. Ecological effects of nutrient enrichment on a coastal fringe mangrove forest. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Morison, Françoise. 2016. Linking protistan herbivory to environmental and biotic controls. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Phillips, Brennan. 2016. The influence of hydrothermal plumes on midwater ecology and a new method to assess pelagic biomass. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

Piecuch, Christopher. 2016. Understanding tide gauge mean sea level changes on the east coast of North America. Dissertation PhD — University of Rhode Island.

2015

Bigdeli, Arash. 2015. Initial validation of surface ocean properties in MITgcm Arctic regional model. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Caccioppoli, Brian. 2015. Reconstructing submerged paleoenvironments: Mud Hole, RI Sound and Greenwich Bay, RI. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Canesi, Kelly. 2015. Community composition of the morphologically cryptic diatom genus Skeletonema in Narragansett Bay. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Cleary, Alison. 2015. Distributions and interactions in three groups of polar marine plankton. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Coupland, Katie. 2015. Estimating daily primary production and nighttime respiration in estuaries by an in situ carbon method. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Fong, Michael. 2015. Investigating the intraspecific effect of cell concentration in mediating Oxyrrhis marina swimming behaviors. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Fuller, Sarah. 2015. Distribution of tephra from the 1650 AD submarine eruption of Kolumbo volcano, Greece. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Gentes, Zoe. 2015. Near-primary mantle melts and their implications for the mechanism of island arc basalt oxidation. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Gao, Kun. 2015. Dynamics and impacts of roll vortices in the hurricane boundary layer. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Harry, Charles. 2015. Linkages between New England dolphin stranding frequency and north Atlantic oscillation variability. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island

Kane, Mary. 2015. Winter vertical distributions of Antarctic krill as seen through a new stereo camera system. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Liu, Qianqian. 2015. Dynamics of Rhode Island coastal waters. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Malek, Anna. 2015. An investigation of the fisheries ecosystem dynamics in Rhode Island’s nearshore waters. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Markham, Erin. 2015. Emerging persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in the western South Atlantic and Antarctic biota. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Reichl, Brandon. 2015. Surface wave impacts on air-sea momentum flux and upper ocean turbulence under tropical cyclones. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Rosburg, Kellen. 2015. Three-dimensional model-observation intercomparison in the Loop Current. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Sun, Caoxin. 2015. Persistent organic pollutants in the Arctic, Atlantic, and Pacific Oceans. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Szwaja, Sara. 2015. The role of mantle residuum in subduction-driven circulation: implications for the Cascades system. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Treadaway, Victoria. 2015. Measurement of formic and acetic acid in air by chemical ionization mass spectroscopy: airborne method development. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Zhang, Shuwen. 2015. A numerical study of the circulation, ecology and biogeochemistry on the southern New England shelf. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

2014

Balt, Christelle. 2014. Subestuarine circulation and dispersion in Narragansett Bay. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Blackstock, Sarah. 2014. Ecological benefits of the Marine Stewardship Council ecolabel : a global analysis. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Brounce, Maryjo. 2014. A geochemical investigation of oxygen fugacity in the Marianas subduction factory. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Bueti, Michael.  2014. Impact of tropical cyclones on ocean heat content and transport. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Covellone, Brian. 2014. Investigation into 3D earth structure and sources using full seismic waveforms. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Huang, Yiya. 2014. The NO3-/-O2 respiration ratio of the deep sedimentary biosphere in the Pacific gyres. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Hughes, Colin. 2014. Air-sea momentum flux in a coupled ocean-wave model and its impact on the ocean response to a hurricane. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Kang, Minho. 2014. Multi-species interactions in fish populations on the northwest Atlantic coastal shelf. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Killea, Lauren. 2014. Microbial community composition of marine biofilms in a northern temperate estuary. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Logan, Luke. 2014. Performance analysis of an underwater wire flying profiling vehicle. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Lovely, Ann. 2014. The effects of sea ice on gas transfer velocities and gas partitioning between water and sea ice. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Mackinson, Brendan. 2014. Estimants of Micro-, Nano-, and Picoplankton contributions to Particle Export in the  Northeast Pacific. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

McFarland, Malcolm. 2014. Impact of phytoplankton community structure and function on marine particulate optical properties. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Morison, Françoise. 2014. Early spring phytoplankton dynamics in the subpolar North Atlantic: the influence of heterotrophic-protist herbivory. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Morissette, Cameron. 2014. Paleoenvironmental and paleolandscape reconstructions of Greenwich Bay region, RI. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Mauzole, Yackar. 2014. Sea spray impact on momentum exchanges at the air-sea interface during high wind conditions. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Pohl, Kari. 2014. Black carbon concentrations, sources, and fluxes in the tropical Atlantic Ocean. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Schmidt, Courtney. 2014. Investigation of nitrogen cycling using stable nitrogen and oxygen isotopes in Narragansett Bay, RI. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Turner, Cathleen. 2015. Verification of pH fluctuations in Narragansett Bay. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Walsh, Emily. 2014. Microbial diversity and connectivity within and between oceanic and marine sedimentary communities. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Whittaker, Kerry. 2014. Biogeography and nested patterns of genetic diversity in the diatom Thalassiosira rotula. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Zhu, Liwei. 2014. Identification of secondary metabolite gene clusters of bacteria from South Pacific Gyre subseafloor sediment. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

2013

Ashmankas, Cristin. 2013. A history of sea ice in the Cenozoic Arctic Ocean. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Baumann, Matthew. 2013. Seasonal particle and carbon dynamics in the eastern Bering Sea. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Buckingham, Christian. 2013. Ubiquitous zonal bands in subtropical oceans observed from space. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

DeCuollo, Samantha. 2013. Separating the effects of temperature and community composition on the magnitude of heterotrophic protist grazing rates in Narragansett Bay. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Eddy, Elizabeth. 2013. Characterizing the benthic invertebrate communities of the mixed-coarse intertidal habitat in Boston Harbor. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Fields, Lindsay. 2013. Benthic-pelagic coupling as a function of changing organic inputs in coastal ecosystems. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Hartwell, Anne. 2013. A reconstruction of delta 15N global of deep ocean nitrate in the past using pore fluid. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Harvey, Elizabeth. 2013. The impact of predator-prey relationships on the formation of harmful algal blooms in Heterosigma akashiwo. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Heffner, Leanna. 2013. Responses of nitrogen cycling to nutrient enrichment in New England salt marshes over an annual cycle. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Henderson, Elisabeth. 2013. Impacts of changing inshore water temperatures on phenology and thermal preferences of fish species. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Kaufman, Melissa. 2013. Evaluating ocean model resolution and initialization under hurricane conditions. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Kelly, Joshua. 2013. 1891 AD submarine eruptive processes and geochemical studies of floating scoria at Foerstner volcano, Pantelleria. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Knorr, Kelly. 2013. Distribution, Variability, and Trends in Wind Characteristics in New England Coastal Areas. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Lengyel, Nicole. 2013. Characterizing the spread and impacts of the invasive colonial tunicate Didemnum vexillum on Georges Bank. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Lytle, Marion, 2013. Geochemical constraints on mantle sources and melting conditions in Pacific back-arc basins. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Obenour, Kelsey. 2013. Temporal trends in global sea surface temperature fronts. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Ruge, Zoe. 2013. Air-water exchange and trends of persistent bioaccumulative toxics (PBTs) across Lake Superior. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Sauvage, Justine. 2013. Determination of in-situ dissolved inorganic carbon and alkalinity in marine sedimentary interstitial water. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Williams, Rebecca. 2013. Trophic ecology of oxygen minimum zone zooplankton revealed by carbon and nitrogen stable isotopes. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

2012

Bailey, Jennifer. 2012. Pseudocalanus copepods in the Bering Sea: species identification, intraspecific diversity and biogeography. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Bishop, Stuart. 2012. The role of eddy fluxes in the Kuroshio extension at 144° – 148° E. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Brennan, Michael. 2012. Cultural sites as platforms for environmental characterization of marine landscapes. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Curti, Kiersten. 2012. Age-structured multispecies model of the Georges Bank fish community. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

McManus, Conor.  2012. Coastal current effects on primary production rates and implications for ecosystem dynamics in Massachusetts Bay. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Kim, Hyewon. 2012. Bloom formation of the toxic raphidophyte Heterosigma akashiwo in response to ocean acidification. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Krumholz, Jason. 2012. Spatial and temporal patterns in nutrient standing stock and mass-balance in response to load reductions in a temperate estuary. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Pfeiffer-Herbert, Anna. 2012. Larval transport in an estuarine-shelf system: interaction of circulation patterns and larval behavior. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Sheldon, Dane. 2012. Stratigraphy of a proposed wind farm site southeast of Block Island : utilization of borehole samples, downhole logging, and seismic profiles. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Suzuki, Nobuhiro. 2012. Impact of breaking wave form drag on near-surface turbulence and drag coefficient over young seas at high winds. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Vinhateiro, Nathan. 2012. Mechanisms of shoreline change on the Rhode Island south coast: Past, present, and future. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.

Whitesell, Daniel. 2012. A geophysical investigation of seafloor morphology and sediment dynamics on the Crimean Shelf: implications on the early Holocene Black Sea inundation. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Wladkowski, Henry. 2012. Assessing light mediated behavioral response of the dinoflagellate Akashiwo sanguinea (Hirasaka) G Hansen and Moestrup. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Yonis, Shifra. 2012. Vertical profiles of PAH concentrations in Narragansett Bay using passive samplers. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Zamorski, Stephanie. 2012. Kuroshio extension meanders: model data-intercomparison. Thesis MS–University of Rhode Island.

Zhang, Lin. 2012. Transport and partitioning of organochlorine pollutants in the open oceans. Dissertation PhD–University of Rhode Island.