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Graduate Alumni of the Marine Science Program 1973 - 2014

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DUGGAN, Brian.  Neodymium Isotopic Signature of the Deep Western Boundary Current and the Distribution of Neodymium Isotopes and Concentrations Across Line W.  65pp.  (Director of Thesis: Howie Scher) (M.S.)

FELTON, Clifford.  A Study on Oceanic and Atmospheric Processes in the North Indian Ocean. 97pp.  (Director of Thesis: Subra Bulusu) (M.S.)

HEHMAN, Lauren.  The Effects of Aeration on Phytoplankton Community Composition and Primary Production in Stormwater Detention Ponds near Myrtle Beach, SC.  69pp.  (Director of Thesis: Tammi Richardson) (M.S.)

MILLER, Daniel.  Geochemical Analysis of Eolian Fluxes During the Transition from Greenhouse to Icehouse Conditions in Equatorial Pacific.  65pp.  (Director of Thesis: Howie Scher) (M.S.)

OPSETH, Annie.  The Composition and Downward Vertical Transport of Particulate Phophorus in the Cariaco Basin, Venezuela.  89pp.  (Director of Thesis: Claudia Benitez-Nelson) (M.S.)

PHILBEN, Michael.  Climatic Controls on Organic Matter Decomposition in Boreal Peatlands.  200pp.  (Director of Dissertation: Ron Benner) (Ph.D.)

STELLICK-SEEPAULSINGH, Sarah.  Using Comparative Metagenomics to Determine the Role of Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops Truncatus) as Sentinels for Human Respiratory Health.  210pp.  (Director of Thesis: Pam Morris) (M.S.)


ABRAMYAN, Ivetta.  Atmospheric patterns and Asian typhoon landfalls.  111pp. (Director of Thesis: Cary Mock) (M.S.)

CHEN, Si.  The Effects of Rainfall-runoff on Particulate Organic Carbon Cycling in Salt Marshes.  182pp. (Director of Dissertation: Ray Torres) (Ph.D.)

FICHOT, Cedric.  Transformations and fates of terrigenous dissolved organic matter in river-influenced ocean margins.  162pp. (Director of Dissertation: Ron Benner) (Ph.D.)

HOGAN, Jessica.  Evaluating the impact of fishery-related claw removal on diet, consumption rate, energetics and reproduction in the Florida stone crab (Menippe SPP).  57pp. (Director of Thesis: Blaine Griffen) (M.S.)

KISH, Nicole.  Modeling Approaches, Physiological Responses, and Climate Change: How Good is "Good Enough?"  55pp.  (Director of Thesis: David Wethey) (M.S.)

KUMAR, Nirnimesh. Measurement and Three-dimensional Modeling of Hydrodynamic Processes in the Inner Shelf and Surf Zone.380pp. (Director of Dissertation: George Voulgaris) (Ph.D.)

LACHENMYER, Eric.  DOC Dynamics in Eddies of the Sargasso Sea.  73pp. (Director of Thesis: Tammi Richardson) (M.S.)

NIENHAUS, Matthew.  The role of Kelvin saves on the circulation and salt transport variability in the coastal Bay of Bengal.  93pp. (Director of Thesis: Subrahmanyam Bulusu) (M.S.)

REVELS, Brandi.  Chemical leaching methods and measurements of marine labile particulate [Iron] and delta-Iron-56. 97pp. (Director of Thesis: Seth John) (M.S.)

SMITH, Brian.  Evidence for Antarctic Ice Sheets During the Late Eocene.  34pp.  (Director of Thesis: Howie Scher) (M.S.)

WEGNER, Chelsea.  Tidal variability in coral reef hydrodynamics: Implications for sea level rise.  53pp. (Director of Thesis: Jean Ellis) (M.S.)

ZIMBERLIN, Michelle.  Nutrient Limitation of Bioluminescent Dinoflagellates in Mangrove Lagoon, Salt River By, St. Croix. 49pp. (Director of Thesis: Jay Pinckney) (M.S.)


NYADJRO, Ebenezer Sackitey. Study on the basin scale salt exchange in the Indian Ocean using satellite observations and model simulations. 181pp. (Director of Dissertation: Subrahmanyam Bulusu)  (Ph.D.

PAL, Shamila.  Phosphorus Distribution and Partitioning in the Chukchi Sea  66pp. (Director of Thesis: Claudia Benitez-Nelson) (M.S.)

SIMMONS, Gwen.  Characterization of wave and current energy levels in estuarine waters for particulate dispersion studies: case study Winyah Bay, South Carolina 137pp.  (Director of Thesis: George Voulgaris) (M.S.)


BUCKLEY, JR., Wayne P.  Tracking changes in silicon isotopic composition during diatom descent and dissolution in the Cariaco Bason.  48pp. (Director of Thesis: Howie Scher) (M.S.)

GOLDMAN, Emily A. Spectral fluorometric characterization of phytoplankton community composition and biomass, chromophoric dissolved organic matter and photosynthetic capacity using the algae online analyzer. 45 pp. (Director of Thesis: Tammi Richardson). (M.S.)

IACARELLA, Josephine.  Behavioral and physiological responses of the salt marsh snail, Littoraria irrorata, to thermal and desiccation stresses. 103 pp. (Director of Thesis: Brian Helmuth)  (M.S.)

JIA, Yan. The Impact of Stratified Ambient Water on Freshwater Transport in a River Plume. 102 pp. (Director of Thesis: Alexander Yankovsky). (M.S.)

LAWRENZ, Evelyn. Spectral irradiance and phytoplankton community composition in blackwater estuaries. 220 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Tammi Richardson). (Ph.D.)

MAZA CHAMORRO, Mauro Antonio.  Inner shelf circulation off Cartagena de Indias, Caribbean coast of Columbia. 159 pp.  (Director of Thesis: George Voulgaris).  (Ph.D.)

PRIEST, Brant.  Effects of elevation and nutrient availability on the primary production of Spartina alterniflora and the stability of southeastern coastal salt marshes relative to sea level rise.  73 pp. (Director of Thesis: James Morris) (M.S.)

SHEN, Yuan.  Sources and export of dissolved organic matter in the Mississippi-Atchafalaya River system.  97pp.  (Director of Thesis:  Ronald Benner) (M.S.)

STEPHEN, Jessica A. The effects of minimum size limit regulations on exploited fish populations off the Atlantic coast of the southeastern United States. 173 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Sarah Woodin)  (Ph.D.)

WEJNERT, Katherine Elizabeth.  Seasonal and annual variability in elemental and isotopic proxies of past ocean conditions: Results from the Guaymas and Cariaco Basins.  237 pp. (Director of Thesis: Robert Thunell) (Ph.D.)


KE, Ziming.  Low frequency edge waves and their role in coastal dynamics. 95pp. (Director of Thesis: Alexander Yankovsky). (M.S.)


CADDEN, Dara. A study of the Indian Ocean response to ENSO and IOD using satellite observations. 123pp. (Director of Dissertation: Subramanyam Bulusu) (PH.D.)

GIERACH, Michelle. Analysis of the Upper Ocean Response to Hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico using Satellite Observations and Moddel Simulations. 110pp. (Director of Dissertation: Subramanyam Bulusu). (PH.D.)

HARDEE, Michelle L. Calibrating paleoproxies: The reliability of multiple sea surface paleotemperature indicators in the Santa Barbara Basin. 116 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Robert Thunell). (Ph.D.)

KAISER, Karl. Sources and biochemical composition of detrital organic matter in the sea.159pp. (Director of Dissertation: Ronald Benner) (PH.D.)

RANHOFER, Melissa R. Utilization of Dissolved Organic Phosphorus by Estuarine Phytoplankton. 95pp. (Director of Dissertation: Tammi Richardson). (PH.D.)

ENGLE, Melissa R. Stable Isotopes: A Tool for Detecting Nitrogen Cycle Processes in Proccess in Laboratory Microcosm Experiments. 11pp. (Director of Thesis: Marjorie Aelion). (M.S.)

LIFF, Harmony. An Examination of Intertidal Temperature through Remotely Sensed Satellite Observation. 83pp. (Director of Thesis: Venkat Lakshmi). (M.S.)



CASTILLO, Karl. Thermal History, Benthic Composition, and Coral Physiological Response: A Comparison Between Inner Lagoon Reef and Outer Barrier Reef Conspecifics. 95pp. (Director of Dissertation: Brian Helmuth). (PH.D.)

KAWASAKI, Nobuyuki. Bacterial Production of Particulate and Dissolved Organic Matter in Aquatic Environments. 119pp. (Director of Dissertation: Ronald Benner). (PH.D.)

WANG, Weihong. Investigation of Belowground Carbon Dynamics in East Coast Salt Marshes, USA. 109pp. (Director of Dissertation: Douglas Williams). (PH.D.)

SHANNON, Jessica L. Limnological Characterization of Reservoirs Affected by Avian Vacuolar Myelinopathy (AVM) in the Southeastern United States. 49pp. (Director of Thesis: Tammi Richardson). (M.S.)

PATE, Whitney M. Relationships Among Spartina alternifloraLittoraria irrorata and Dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP). 80pp. (Director of Thesis: James T. Morris). (M.S.)

YAMANE, Lauren A. Contrasting Responses of an Intertidal Predator to Aerial and Aquatic Body Temperatures. 38pp. (Director of Thesis: Brian Helmuth). (M.S.)



DAVIS, Jenny. Linkages Between Molecular Composition, Bioavailability and Microbial Utilization of Dissolved Organic Matter in the Western Arctic Ocean. 134pp. (Director of Dissertation: Ronald Benner). (PH.D.)

TRAYNUM, Steven B. Exchange Flow Characteristics Between Two Connected Estuaries: North Inlet and Winyah Bay, South Carolina. 62pp. (Director of Thesis: Richard Styles). (M.S.)

BUSCHUR, Jean Marie C. Benzalkonium Chloride Potodegradation Resistance, Adsorption Qualities, and Toxicological Effects on Estuarine Phytoplankton. 53pp. (Director of Thesis: Jay Pinckney). (M.S.)



CALLE Delgado, Katiuski Paola. Tolerance of Tidal Creek Macrobenthic Organisms to Multiple Stressors:  Implications on Distributional Patterns. 185pp.  (Directors of Dissertation: Mark Dean, and Frederick A. Holland). (PH.D.)

BESERES, Jennifer J. Ecological Impacts on Predation by White Shrimp (Litopenaeus setiferus) on Subtidal Macrobenthos in North Inlet, SC, deduced from field, laboratory and modeling studies. 151pp. (Director of Dissertation: Robert J. Feller). (PH.D.)

JEAN-BAPTISTE, Neudy. Structure, Modeling, and Ecological Characterization of Bocozelle Mangrove Habitat in the Coastal Zone of Saint Marc Bay, Haiti. 103pp. (Director of Dissertation: John R. Jensen). (PH.D.)

CERVINO, James M. The Links Between Thermal Coral Reef Bleaching and Vibrio Pathogens as Causative Factors of Yellow Band Disease. 110pp. (Director of Dissertation: Garriet Smith). (PH.D.)

ANSELL, Christine M. Detection of Waterborne Cues from the Predatory Seastar Luidia clathrata (Say) and Conspecifics by BrittlestarOphiolepis elegans. [Echinodermata: Opiuroidea]. 46pp. (Director of Thesis: Stephen E. Stancyk). (M.S.)

TEMPLETON, Ryan C. The Effects of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes on Benthic Estuarine Invertebrates. 95pp. (Directors of Thesis: Lee Ferguson and Thomas Chandler). (M.S.)



SHUFORD, Rebecca L. Age and Growth, and Distribution as Inferred from Microchemical Analysis of Juvenile Otoliths, for Yellowfin Tuna,Thunnus albacares, from the Atlantic Ocean. 283pp. (Director of Dissertation: John Mark Dean). (PH.D.)

BRETSCH, Kurt P. Nekton Behavior in Salt Marsh Intertidal Creeks: Patterns and Mechanisms of Tidal Movement. 139pp. (Director of Dissertation: Dennis M. Allen). (PH.D.)

JOHNSON, Wesley R. Ecologic Factors Influencing Salt Marsh Bacterial Community Structure. 174pp. (Director of Dissertation: Madilyn Fletcher). (PH.D.)

ARMSTRONG, Brandy N. Currents along the Mesoamerican Reef, Western Caribbean. 32pp. (Director of Thesis: Björn Kjerfve). (M.S.)

HENRY, Maxine L. Modeling Environmental Effects on Body Temperature of an Intertidal Saltmarsh Snail (Ilyanassa obsoleta Say). 78pp. (Director of Thesis: Brian Helmuth). (M.S.)

MARONEY, Lisa A. Sources and Distribution of Terrestrially-Derived High Molecular Weight Dissolved Organic Matter in a Subterranean Estuary (North Inlet, South Carolina) and in Winyah Bay and South Carolina Coast. 178pp. (Director of Thesis: Miguel Goni). (M.S.)

HOOKER, Dara D. Estimates of Geostrophic Transport in the South Atlantic Bight (1992-2004). 46pp. (Director of Thesis: Richard Styles). (M.S.)



GORDON, Elizabeth S. Sources and fate of terrigenous organic matter in modern and ancient sediments from the Northern Gulf of Mexico. 211 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Miguel A Goni). (PH.D.)

HINTZ, Christopher J. Foraminiferal Biomineralization: Culture experiments on trace/minor element uptake, ontogenetic, and calcification rate effects. 162pp. (Directors of Dissertation: Timothy Shaw and Thomas Chandler). (PH.D.)

JACKSON, Maria Gabriella de Oliveira. Ecology of the epiphytic Microalgalcommunity on Spartina alterniflora in North Inlet Estuary, SC. 275pp. (Director of Dissertation: Richard Zingmark). (PH.D.)

BEHUM, Matthew E. Distribution of juvenile Uca pugnax and Uca pugilator across habitats in a South Carolina estuary using molecular Techniques.  50pp.  (Director of Thesis:  Renae Brodie). (M.S.)

HOLM, Heather E. Horizontal dispersion of eggs of Cubera snapper, Lutjanus cyanopterus, at Gladden Spit, Belize. 36pp. (Director of Thesis: Björn Kjerfve). (M.S.)

LYNCH, D. Mark. Differential browsing and predation rates on Streblospio benedicti in North Inlet, South Carolina.  59pp. (Director of Thesis: Sarah Woodin). (M.S.)

O'NEILL, Lauren P. Organic and inorganic phosphorus fractionation across an oxic/anoxic interface. 101pp. (Director of Thesis:  Claudia Benitez-Nelson). (M.S.)

VARNEY, Robin L. Insights into marine mussel (Mytilus spp.) Colonization in the Southern Hemisphere by phylogenetic Analysis. 49pp. (Director of Thesis: Thomas Hilbish). (M.S.)



HARTMAN Mary Jo. Population dynamics and trophic interactions of Petrolisthes armatus, an invasive decapod crustacean. 128pp. (Major Professor: Stephen E. Stancyk). (PH.D.)

BORN, Katherine A. Using geographic information systems, remote sensing and internet mapping systems for mapping, assessing, and monitoring localized developed estuaries. 137pp. (Director of Thesis: Dwayne E. Porter). (M.S.)

BRUSH, Juliana. An Aero-mycological survey of African dust events in the Caribbean and the relation to diseases of Caribbean Gorgonian Corals. 124pp. (Dirctor of Thesis: Garriet Smith). (M.S.)

VILLANUEVA, Stacy. Temporal genetic variation in the meiobenthic copepod, Microarthridion littorale. 45pp. (Director of Thesis: B. C. Coull). (M.S.)

CASTILLO, Karl. Effects of Elevated Seawater Temperature on the Scelractinian Coral Montastraea annularis from the Inner and Outer Reefs of Southern Belize. 75pp. (Director of Thesis: Brian Helmuth). (M.S.)



BESERES, Jennifer J. Gut passage times in 3 penaeid shrimp species as a function of feed quality: Comparing field and laboratory measurements. 179 pp. (Director of Thesis: Robert J. Feller). (M.S.)

BROWN, Michelle M. Expression of NIFH genes by diazotrophic bacteria in herhizosphere of short form Spartina alterniflora as determined using reverse transcriptase PCR. 45 pp. (Director Thesis: Charles R. Lovell). (M.S.)

HALL, Rosemary E. The effects of Zinc on arm regeneration in the brittlestars Amphipholis gracillima and Ophiothrix angulata. 70 pp. (Director of Thesis: Stephen E. Stancyk). (M.S.)

WANG, Xiaoqun. Carbohydrates as molecular indicators of organic matter cycling in the North Pacific Ocean. 48 pp. (Director of Thesis: Ronald H. Benner). (M.S.)

WOLFE, Erin E. Recruitment of Arenicola cristata juveniles into disturbed and undisturbed sediments in flow: Differential retention and negative cues. 31 pp. (Director Thesis: Sarah A. Woodin). (M.S.)



DRIGGERS, William B., III. Age Growth, Reproduction and Population genetics of the Blacknose Shark, Carcharhinus aronotus, in the Western North Atlantic. 104 pp. (Director of Dissertation: John Mark Dean). (PH.D.)

RESTREPO Angel, Juan D. Physical processes in the San Juan River Delta and Comparisons to the Magdalena River, Colombia. 179 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Björn Kjerfve). (PH.D.)

EDWARDS, Deirdre R. The Effects of Prey Density on Predator Deterrence by Haloorganic-Containing Infauna. 35 pp. (Director of Thesis: Sarah A. Woodin). (M.S.)

GRIFFITT, Robert J. "Isolation of a B-like GABA receptor from an Estuarine Nematode, Cylindrotheristus miamiensis . 63 pp. (Director of Thesis: Bruce C. Coull). (M.S.)

HAZZARAD, Sarah E. Copepod Nutrition in Florida Bay: The Relationship between the fatty Acid Composition of the Food Environment and Acartia tonsa Egg Production. 96 pp. (Director of Thesis: Gary S. Kleppel). (M.S.)

MEYERS, Samuel T. Short-term, Small-scale Effects of Turbulence, Flocculation, and Meteorological Events on Sediment Transport in the Bly Creek Tidal Channel, North Inlet, South Carolina. 104 pp. (Director of Thesis: George Voulgaris). (M.S.)

SHUFORD, Rebecca L. Age and Length at Reproductive Maturity in Atlantic Yellowfin Tuna, Thunnus Albacares: A Preliminary Investigation. 128 pp. (Director of Thesis: John Mark Dean). (M.S.)

STEPHEN, Jessica A. "Gut Passage Time, Nitrogen Assimilation Efficiency, and Growth in the White Shrimp, Litopenaeus setiferus." 111 pp. (Director of Thesis: Robert J. Feller). (M.S.)

WILLIS, Bonnie M. "The Use of High Molecular Weight Dissolved Organic Matter by Phytoplankton." 64 pp. (Director of Thesis: Alan J. Lewitus). (M.S.)



GREIVELDINGER-BAILEY Stephanie M. Metal Mixture Toxicity to Microcosm-Cultured Meiobenthos: An Assessment of Sediment Phase Effects on Bioavailability. 31 pp. (Director of Thesis: Thomas G. Chandler). (M.S.)

BEJARANO, Adriana C. Uptake and fate of Trichloroethylene (TCE) in Spartina alterniflora Loisel. 64 pp. (Director of Thesis: James T. Morris). (M.S.)

CALLE DELGADO, Katiuska Paola. Characterization of Water Masses in an Intensive Shrimp Culture Pond. 65 pp. (Director of Thesis: Paul A. Sandifer). (M.S.)

ELLIN, Rebecca C. Planktonic Cincentration and Dispersal of The Oyster Parasite Perkinsus marinus. 95 pp. (Director of Thesis: David Bushek). (M.S.)

LEHNERT, Richard L. Subtidal Oyster Rubble as Overlooked Essential Fish Habitat: With an Emphasis on Age and Growth of Young of the Year Black Sea Bass (Centropristis striata) in that Habitat. 165 pp. (Director of Thesis: Dennis M. Allen). (M.S.)



EDDINS, Stefka G. N. Scientific and Educational Aspects of the Carbon Cycle in Winyah Bay, South Carolina. 130 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Douglas F. Williams). (PH.D.)

HOSKINS, Dionne L. Utilization of Microbial Exopolymers by a Deposit-Feeding Brittlesstar: Trophic and Toxicological Implications. 103 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Stephen E. Stancyk). (PH.D.)

DAVIDSON, Nicholas E. Immunochemical Confirmation of Predation Upon Seep Mussels and Tubeworms in the Gulf of Mexico. 67 pp. (Director of Thesis: Robert J. Feller). (M.S.)



DAVID, Laura T. Circulation and Dispersion in a Large Coastal Tropical Lagoon: Laguna de Terminos, Cameche, Mexico. 135 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Björn Kjerfve). (PH.D.)

MCCRAITH, Barbara J. The Distribution and Dynamics of Fiddler Crab Burrowing and Its Effect on Salt Marsh Sediment Composition and Chemistry in a Southeastern Salt Marsh. 181 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Robert L. Gardner). (PH.D.)

PEÑA, Enrique J. Physiological Ecology of Mangrove-Associated Macroalgae in a Tropical Estuary. 59 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Richard G. Zingmark). (PH.D.)

RICHMOND, Courtney E. Environmental Variability and Benthic Invertebrates: The Individual and Population-Level Effects of Estuarine Salinity Fluctuations. 198 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Sarah A. Woodin). (PH.D.)

SANGER, Denise M. Physical Chemical, and Biological Environmental Quality of Tidal Creeks and Salt Marshes in South Carolina Estuaries. 478 pp. (Directors of Dissertation: Fred Holland and Bruce Coull). (PH.D.)

DRIGGERS, Williams B. Age and Growth of Yellowfin Tuna, (Thunnus albacares) in the Western North Atlantic. 55 pp. (Director of Thesis: John Mark Dean). (M.S.)

GAVLIK, Steven . Effect of Salinity and Acclimation Time on Resting Metabolic Rate in Juvenile Spot, Leiostomus xanthurus (Pisces). 45 pp. (Director of Thesis: Pernell V. Lewis). (M.S.)

HAVACH, Suzanne M. Physicochemically Constrained Culture of Paleoceanographically-Important Benthic Foraminifera for the Determination of Trace Element Distribution Coefficients. 75 pp. (Co-Directors of Thesis: G. Thomas Chandler and Timothy J. Shaw). (M.S.)

OSWALD, Kenneth J. The Population Genetics of the Carolina Darter (Etheostoma collis) With Implications for Conservation. 59 pp. (Director of Thesis: Joseph M. Quattro). (M.S.)



PRIDE, Carol. An Evaluation and Application of Paleoceanographic Proxies in the Gulf of California. P197 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Robert C. Thunell). (PH.D.)

GIELAZYN, Michel Lynn. Subsurface Feeding Behavior of the Burrowing Ophiuroid Microphiopholis gracillima (Stimpson) (Echinodermata). 53 pp. (Director of Thesis: Stephen E. Stancyk). (M.S.)

HORTON, Mary Elizabeth. The Ecological Effects of Golf Course Management on Benthic Macroinvertebrates. 94 pp. (Directors of Thesis: Bruce C. Coull and Joseph Schubauer-Berigan). (M.S.)

JONES, William Joseph. Population Genetics of Summer Flounder (Paralichthys dentatus). 71 pp. (Director of Thesis: Joseph M. Quattro). (M.S.)

WAGNER, Amy Elizabeth. Long-Term Trends and a Modified Sampling Design for Estuarine Meiobenthos. 32 pp. (Director of Thesis: Bruce C. Coull). (M.S.)



CISLO, Paul R. Physiological Performance and Thermal Tolerance Within the Genus Mytilus with Reference to the Distribution of Allopatric Populations. 83 pp. (Director of Thesis: Thomas J. Hilbish). (M.S.)

CORBETT, Christopher W. Nonpoint Source Runoff Modeling: A Comparison of an Undeveloped and an Urbanized Watershed on the South Carolina Coast. 62 pp. (Director of Thesis: Bjorn Kjerve). (M.S.)

HAMMERSTROM, Kamille K. Induction of Polyphenolics in Kelps of the San Juan Archipelago, Washington. 36 pp. (Director of Thesis: James E. Eckman and Sarah A. Woodin). (M.S.)

ORTON, Philip M. Evaluation of the Applicability of Vertical Suspended Sediment Distribution Equations in an Estuarine Turbidity Maximum. 48 pp. (Director of Thesis: Gail C. Kineke). (M.S.)

PORTHOUSE, Jonathan D. The High-Tide of Early Life Stages of the Grass Shrimp, Palaemonetes pugio, and the White Shrimp, Penaeus setiferus, with Respect to Spartina alterniflora. 59 pp. (Director of Thesis: Robert J. Feller). (M.S.)

SHEPHERD, Timothy Howard. The Effects of Microphiopholis gracillima (Echimodermata: Ophiuroidea) on the Flux of Lithium Across the Sediment-Water Interface. 44 pp. (Director of Thesis: Stephen E. Stancyk). (M.S.)



ARANA, Andrew B. Length of Larval Life and Timing of Metamorphosis in Rock Hind, Epinephelus adscencionis. 47 pp. (Director of Thesis: John Mark Dean). (M.S.)

GEE, Christopher C. Effects of Walls, Paternity, and Age on Sea Urchin Sperm Motility. 43 pp. (Director of Thesis: Richard K. Zimmer-Faust). (M.S.)

KREST, James M. 228Ra and 226Ra as Indicators of Sea Water-Sediment Interactions in The Mississippi and Atchafalaya Mixing Zones. 60 pp. (Director of Thesis: Willard S. Moore). (M.S.)



EMBER, Leon M. 1994. Decomposition of the salt marsh cordgrass, Spartina alterniflora - comparative stable carbon isotopic studies of field and laboratory experiments. 118 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Debra S. Stakes). (PH.D.)

CHIARAMONTE, Christina I. A technique to incorporate large-scale information into smaller-scale Geophysical fluid dynamic models. 41 pp. (Director of Thesis: James C. Evans). (M.S.)

MARSHALL, Kimberly R. Effects of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) or removal of meiobenthic copepods by juvenile spot (Leiostomus xanthurus). 41 pp. (Director of Thesis: Bruce C. Coull). (M.S.)

MELARO, Eric W. Methods for concentrating, de-salting, and partially purifying basic peptides from seawater and from oyster mantle fluid. 41 pp. (Director of Thesis: Richard K. Zimmer-Faust). (M.S.)

VOGEL, Ronald L. Pathways for inorganic sediment exchange, North Inlet salt marsh, South Carolina. 46 pp. (Director of Thesis: Björn Kjerfve). (M.S.)



D'ANDREA, Anthony F. Sublethal effects of cadmium on arm regeneration in the burrowing brittlestar, Microphiopholis gracillima (Stimpson) (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea). 119 pp. (Director of Thesis: Stephen E. Stancyk). (M.S.)

MEYER, Miles A. Effects of sediment-associated azinphosmethyl on egg production by a meiobenthic copepod. 46 pp. (Director of Thesis: Bruce C. Coull). (M.S.)

SHARRER, Brent Gregory. 1993. A caging study to compare growth rates of the Hogchoker, Trinectes maculatus (Bloch and Schneider), under benthic and planktonic feeding regimes. 75 pp. (Director of Thesis: Robert J. Feller). (M.S.)

THUMA, Todd S. 1993. Scanning electron microscopic investigation of embryo, veliger, juvenile, and adult shells of Ilyanassa obsoleta, Say (Prosobranchia). 49 pp. (Director of Thesis: Norimitsu Watabe). (M.S.)

WIRTH, Edward F. 1993. Determination of aroclor 1254 body burdens in the benthic copepod Amphiascus tenuiremis using a microextraction. 40 pp. (Director of Thesis: G. Thomas Chandler). (M.S.)



DAVEY, Pamela A. The effect of microclimate on the distribution of the mussel Brachidontes exustus. 51 pp. (Director of Thesis: David S. Wethey). (M.S.)

DIPINTO, Lisa. The lethal/sublethal effects of the sediment-associated PCB aroclor 1245 on a meiobenthic copepod. 60 pp. (Director of Thesis: Bruce C. Coull). (M.S.)

GAO, Xiaodong. Temperature, salinity, and sediment organic carbon effects on sedimentary porewater 3C dissolved inorganic carbon. 106 pp. (Director of Thesis G. Thomas Chandler). (M.S.)

GREEN, Andrew S. Toxicity and bioavailability of sediment associated cadmium to the benthic copepod, Amphiascus tenuiremis. 39 pp. (Director of Thesis: Elizabeth R. Blood). (M.S.)

HEYMAN, William D. Settlement and post larval substrate requirements for giant clams Tridacna gigas. 82 pp. (Director of Thesis: Thomas J. Hilbish). (M.S.)

LI, Wei. Numerical modeling on the Florida Straits Transport. 86 pp. (Director of Thesis: James C. Evans). (M.S.)

NIKOLOVA, Stefka G. Anthropogenic contributions to acidic precipitation at North Inlet, South Carolina. 44 pp. (Director of Thesis: Elizabeth R. Blood). (M.S.)

ROBLETO, Jose A. Effect of different levels of juvenile Australian Red Claw Crayfish, Cherax quadricarinatus (von Martens). 45 pp. (Director of Thesis: Stephen E. Stancyk). (M.S.)

SHUFORD, Robert B.E., III. Spatial and temporal variability in abundance of the polychaete worm, Streblospio benedicti, Webster 1879. 67 pp. (Director of Thesis: Robert J. Feller). (M.S.)

SUPP, Martha J. Growth and survival of pond-reared larval striped bass Morone saxatilis (Walbaum) related to zooplankton density and composition, and age at stocking. 115 pp. (Director of Thesis: John Mark Dean). (M.S.)

ZHANG, Yan. 1992. Empirical orthogonal function analysis of the loop current, the Yucatan current and the Florida current. 89 pp. (Director of Thesis: James C. Evans). (M.S.)



BRADLEY, Paul M. Effects of edaphic factors on the physiological ecology of the salt marsh cord grass, Spartina alterniflora Loisel. 196 pp. (Director of Dissertation: James T. Morris). (PH.D.)

CYR, Edward C. Aspects of the life history of the Tarpon, Megalops atlanticus, from South Florida. 138 pp. (Director of Dissertation: John M. Dean). (PH.D.)

KAWAGUCHI, Tomohiro. The organic matrix of the shell of the American oyster, Crassostrea virginica in shell formation. Biochemical and immunocytochemical investigations. 210 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Norimitsu Watabe). (PH.D.)

MARINELLI, Roberta L. Interactions between some infaunal polychaetes and pore water solutes in marine sedimentary environments. 188 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Sarah A. Woodin). (PH.D.)

MEDEIROS, Carmen d. Q. Circulation and mixing processes in the Itamaraca Estuarine System, Brazil. 131 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Björn Kjerfve). (PH.D.)

ALTHAUSEN, John D., Jr. Distribution of suspended sediment in a partially mixed estuary, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, U.S.A. 173 pp. (Director of Thesis: Björn Kjerfve). (M.S.)

CHAPAL, Scott E. The Effects of Diflubenzuron on Cuticle Development and Chitin Synthesis in the Larval Grass Shrimp Palaemonetes pugio. 50 pp. (Major Professor: Norimitus Watabe). (M.S.)

FUGLSETH, Ty J. Organic carbon preservation in deep-sea environments: A comparison between the Sulu and South China Seas. 115 pp. (Director of Thesis: Shun Der Ko). (M.S.)

GOLDE, Helen M. Respiration rates of regenerating Microphiopholis gracillima (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea). 107 pp. (Director of Thesis: Stephen E. Stancyk). (M.S.)

HEALY, Deanna K. The effect of physical disturbance on settlement and recruitment of the American oyster, Crassostrea virginica (Gmelin). 60 pp. (Director of Thesis: Stephen E. Stancyk). (M.S.)

LANZENDORF, Donna L. M. The wetland evaluation technique: Its effectiveness on estuarine marshes, and ability to assess the influence of urbanization. 124 pp. (Director of Thesis: Elizabeth R. Blood). (M.S.)

STRAWBRIDGE, Suzanne. Meiofauna and sediment-bound Fenvalerate: Effects of a pesticide on the population structure of Amphiascus tenuiremus (Copepoda, Harpacticoida). 67 pp. (Director of Thesis: Bruce C. Coull). (M.S.)

WHITTLE, Gregory. Carbonate cement fabrics of the Bahamian Platform and Margin near Lee Stocking Island. 85 pp. (Director of Thesis: Christopher G. St. C. Kendall). (M.S.)

WOODS, Roberta E. Life history responses of Amphiascus tenuiremus (Copepoda, Harpacticoida) to mimicked predation. 66 pp. (Director of Thesis: Bruce C. Coull). (M.S.)



CARROLL, JoLynn. Processes which control the distribution of radium and uranium in the Ganges-Brahmaputra delta and their fluxes to the Bay of Bengal. 118 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Willard S. Moore). (PH.D.)

MICHENER, William K. Spatial and temporal variability in Crassostrea virginica recruitment. 263 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Thomas J. Hilbish). (PH.D.)

SOJISUPORN, Pramot. Oceanographic and dynamic characteristics of Phangnga Bay, Thailand. 201 pp. (Major Professor: Björn Kjerfve). (PH.D.)

COLEMAN, Catherine H. An experimental investigation of pore water salinity as a factor in Spartina alterniflora dieback in Charleston Harbor. 114 pp. (Director of Thesis: James T. Morris). (M.S.)

JEFFERSON, William H., III. Factors affecting abundance of mero- and holoplankton in a southeastern estuary. 31 pp. (Director of Thesis: Stephen E. Stancyk). (M.S.)

MARTIN, Jeffrey A. Chemoreception by white shrimp, Penaeus setiferus: A laboratory and field study of their response to bait. 86 pp. (Director of Thesis: Robert J. Feller). (M.S.)

WAYMER, Kim C. An examination of soil leachate for nutrient contamination in septic fields on the coastal plain of South Carolina. 102 pp. (Director of Thesis: Elizabeth R. Blood). (M.S.)



CARROLL, Michael L. Predator foraging behavior: Effect of a novel prey species on prey selection by a marine intertidal gastropod. 47 pp. (Director of Thesis: David S. Wethey). (M.S.)

OJEDA, Javier. The use of a predator-prey relationship for the production of striped bass (Morone saxatilis). 79 pp. (Director of Thesis: John Mark Dean). (M.S.)

RAWSON, Paul D. Quantitative genetic aspects of early juvenile growth in the hard clam, Mercenaria mercenaria. 141 pp. (Director of Thesis: Thomas J. Hilbish). (M.S.)



CLEMENTS, Lee Ann Jerome. Uptake and utilization of dissolved free amino acids by the brittlestar Microphiopholis gracillima (Say, 1852) (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) during disc regeneration. 116 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Stephen E. Stancyk). (PH.D.)

HOWELL, Michael W. Formation of laminated and opal-rich sediments in the Mediterranean region during the late neogene and quaternary. 161 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Robert C. Thunell). (PH.D.)

KRANTZ, David E. Stable isotopes of oxygen and carbon in mollusk shell carbonate: interpretive models and applications. 296 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Douglas F. Williams). (PH.D.)

COOK, James Philip Cook. An electrophoretic survey of Geukensia sp. in South Carolina. 45 pp. (Director of Thesis: Thomas J. Hilbish). (M.S.)

HEALY, Erin A. Hydrographic influence on morphology in Neogloboquadrina pachyderma from the South Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean. 80 pp. (Co-Directors of Thesis: Nancy Healy-Williams and Douglas F. Williams). (M.S.)

KILLEEN, Terrence P. The geochemical behavior of uranium - thorium series nuclides in the South Atlantic Bight. 59 pp. (Director of Thesis: Willard S. Moore). (M.S.)

MCDANNELL-FIRTH, Elizabeth. A four year study of above- and below ground decomposition of Spartina alterniflora. 90 pp. (Director of Thesis: James T. Morris). (M.S.)

NELSON, Amy L. Prey selection by juvenile spot (Leiostomus xanthurus) on meiobenthic copepods and nematodes. 39 pp. (Director of Thesis: Bruce C. Coull). (M.S.)

SALAMY, Debra K. Selective digestion of nematode prey by juvenile spot, Leiostomus xanthurus (Pisces). 76 pp. (Director of Thesis: Robert J. Feller). (M.S.)

SCHOLZ, Paul M. Effects of dietary protein level and feeding rate on growth of juvenile Oreochromis aureus: A quadratic response surface model. 36 pp. (Director of Thesis: John M. Dean). (M.S.)



ALON, Noel. The life history dynamics of the grass shrimp, Palemonetes pugio Holthuis, in the laboratory. 195 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Stephen E. Stancyk). (PH.D.)

BALDEVARONA, Rodolfo B. Effects of feeding and stocking density on growth and survival of spot, Leiostomus xanthurus Lacépède. 117 pp. (Director of Dissertation: John Mark Dean). (PH.D.)

HULL, E. W. Seabrook. States in a free state of nature: Aboriginal criteria for 21st Century marine minerals resources management. 205 pp. (Director of Dissertation: F. John Vernberg). (PH.D.)

CYR, Edward C. Age, growth, and reproduction of blue marlin, Makaira nigricans, from South Carolina billfish tournament collections. 41 pp. (Director of Thesis: John Mark Dean). (M.S.)

ELLIS, Maria J. Predation on meiobenthos: field experiments using juvenile spot (Pisces). 45 pp. (Director of Thesis: Bruce C. Coull). (M.S.)

RUTZ, Steven B. Post-rediversion longitudinal water elevation and salinity variability in the Cooper River, SC. 58 pp. (Director of Thesis: Björn Kjerfve). (M.S.)



SAUER, Glenn R. Heavy metals in fish scales: Accumulation and effects on calcium metabolism in the mummichog, Fundulus heteroclitus. 144 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Norimitsu Watabe). (PH.D.)

BALLOU, Thomas G. The effects of oil and dispersants on the pulmonate gastropod Melampus coffeus. 106 pp. (Director of Thesis: James T. Morris). (M.S.)

BUTTS, JoLynn. Sediment to water radium exchange processes in the Pee Dee River - Winyah Bay estuary, South Carolina. 55 pp. (Director of Thesis: Willard S. Moore). (M.S.)

KRONICK, Andrew T. Stable isotopes and Cd/Ca ratios of recent mollusc shells. 94 pp. (Director of Thesis: Douglas F. Williams). (M.S.)

McCAIN, Elizabeth R. Ultrastructure of the shell field and the shell during the development of Mercenaria mercenaria and Mercenaria mercenaria texana (bivalvia). 45 pp. (Director of Thesis: Richard M.Showman). (M.S.)

McTIGUE, Teresa A. Diel feeding periodicity of Penaeus setiferus in a South Carolina salt marsh. 45 pp. (Director of Thesis: Robert J. Feller). (M.S.)

SANZONE, Stephanie. Short-term dynamics of the free amino acid and protein pools in the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, during acclimation to reduced salinity. 71 pp. (Director of Thesis: F. John Vernberg). (M.S.)



KINGSLEY, Roni J. Mechanisms of calcification in the gorgonian Leptogorgia virgulata. 138 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Norimitsu Watabe). (PH.D.)

CHILDERS, Daniel L. Development and analysis of a simulation model of saltmarsh watercolumn dynamics. 194 pp. (Director of Thesis: Henry N. McKellar). (M.S.)

EMBER, Leon M. Sources of sedimentary organic matter in Spartina-dominated salt marshes. 75 pp.  (Director of Thesis: Douglas F. Williams). (M.S.)

FRITH, H. Russ. Factors affecting variability of the C-13/C-12 ratios in bone and muscle tissue of Fundulus heteroclitus. 59 pp (Director of Thesis: Douglas F. Williams). (M.S.)

MARINELLI, Roberta L. The effects of structural complexity and fish predation on marine soft-sediment meiofauna. 43 pp. (Director of Thesis: Bruce C. Coull). (M.S.)

SMITH, L. David. Juvenile spot (Leiostomus xanthurus) predation on meio-fauna in muddy and sandy substrates. 46 pp. (Director of Thesis: Bruce C. Coull). (M.S.)



BREED, William S. Effect of hypophysectomy on the increment formation in otoliths of Tilapia (Sarotherodon zillii). 41 pp. (Director of Thesis: John Mark Dean). (M.S.)

EISER, William C. Sheet flow as a component of total water flux in an estuarine marsh. 32 pp. (Director of Thesis: Björn Kjerfve). (M.S.)



JACKSON, Lynette F. Responses of the sandprawn Callianassa kraussi to petroleum hydrocarbons. 176 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Winona B. Vernberg). (PH.D.)

PALMER, Margaret A. The role of behavior and flow in the dispersal of marine meiofauna. 131 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Bruce C. Coull). (PH.D.)

BECKMAN, Daniel W. The age, growth, and distribution of young-of-the-year spot Leiostomus xanthurus (Lacépède) in North Inlet estuary, South Carolina. 78 pp. (Director of Thesis: John Mark Dean). (M.S.)

CLEMENTS, Lee Ann J. Particle selection by the brittlestar Micropholis gracillima (Stimpson, 1852) (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea). 58 pp. (Director of Thesis: Stephen E. Stancyk). (M.S.)

CREED, Elizabeth L. Sand dollar (Mellita quinquiesperforata) and sea pansy (Renilla reniformis) effects on meiofaunal abundance. 82 pp. (Director of Thesis: Bruce C. Coull). (M.S.)

KRANTZ, David E. Environmental and growth information from stable isotope records in the sea scallop, Placopecten magellanicus. 69 pp. (Director of Thesis: Douglas F. Williams). (M.S.)

MacRAE, Amy F. Sediment reworking by the deposit-feeder Clymenella torquata: Effects on the activities of Spiophanes bombyx(Spionidae: Polychaeta). 52 pp. (Director of Thesis: Sarah A. Woodin). (M.S.)

SWEARINGEN, Glenda R. Sewage input to small tidal creeks: Effects on soft-sediment Polychaeta and Oligochaeta (Annelida). 35 pp. (Director of Thesis: Sarah A. Woodin). (M.S.)



JENKINS, Janice A. An isotopic study of Nile Cone sediments and Late Pleistocene sapropel formation in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. 84 pp. (Director of Thesis: Douglas F. Williams). (M.S.)

LEVENTER, Amy. Relationships between anoxia, glacial meltwater, and microfossil preservation/productivity in the Orca Basin. 116 pp. (Director of Thesis: Douglas F. Williams). (M.S.)

SAUER, Glenn R. The uptake of zinc by the scales of the mummichog, Fundulus heteroclitus. 76 pp. (Director of Thesis: Norimitsu Watabe). (M.S.)

SCHAEFER, Scott A. Variability in abundance of the summer-spawned ichthyoplankton community of North Inlet Estuary, South Carolina. 86 pp. (Director of Thesis: John Mark Dean). (M.S.)



BELL, Janice L. Life history and ecology of Dissodactylus mellitae (Brachyura: Pinnotheridae) on the sand dollar Mellita quinquiesperforata. 125 pp. (Director of Thesis: Stephen E. Stancyk). (M.S.)

HEATWOLE, Douglas W. Spawning and respiratory adaptations of the ophiuroid, Hemipholis elongata (Say) (Echinodermata). 84 pp. (Director of Thesis: Stephen E. Stancyk). (M.S.)

HODGE, John A. Erosion of the North Santee River Delta and development of a flood-tidal complex. 151 pp. (Director of Thesis: Miles O. Hayes). (M.S.)

KINGSLEY, Roni J. Ultrastructural studies of the gorgonian Leptogorgia virgulata (Octocorallia: Gorgonacea), with special reference to spicule formation and axial region morphology. 123 pp. (Director of Thesis: Norimitsu Watabe). (M.S.)

SCHWING, Franklin B. Conceptual model for entrainment of larvae in a well mixed estuary. 71 pp. (Director of Thesis: Björn Kjerfve). (M.S.)



JOHNS, David M. Larval development and bioenergetics of Cancer irroratus (Say) under optimal and sub-optimal conditions of temperature and salinity. 129 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Winona B. Vernberg). (PH.D.)

ALON, Noel C. Comparative reproductive ecology of the grass shrimp Palaemonetes pugio Holthuis (Crustacea: Decapoda, Palaemonidae) in two South Carolina estuarine systems. 86 pp. (Director of Thesis: Stephen E. Stancyk). (M.S.)

CHAPNICK, Susan D. Manganese oxidation: Geochemical and microbiological studies in Oneida Lake, New York. 45 pp. (Director of Thesis: Willard S. Moore). (M.S.)

KLEYPAS, Joanie A. Migrations and feeding of predatory fish in an intertidal creek, with special reference to the silver perch (Bairdiella chrysoura L.). 65 pp. (Director of Thesis: John Mark Dean). (M.S.)

MARCY, Martha. Seasonal effects of temperature and salinity on the larval development of the barnacle Balanus amphitrite amphitrite(Darwin) (Cirripedia: Thoracicia). 47 pp. (Director of Thesis: Winona B. Vernberg). (M.S.)

OTT, Fredericka S. Sublethal effects of naphthalene on fecundity and egg viability of an estuarine copepod Acartia tonsa : Some indications of hydrocarbon resistance in copepods. 47 pp. 22 (Director of Thesis: Winona B. Vernberg). (M.S.)

ZIMMERMAN, Mary Ann. Biological fractionation of carbon and oxygen Isotopes in living benthic foraminifera. 75 pp. (Directo of Thesis: Douglas F. Williams). (M.S.)



DAVIS, Wayne R. The burrowing, feeding and respiratory activities of Nephtys incisa malmgren, 1865 (Polychaeta: Annelida). 103 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Winona B. Vernberg). (PH.D.)

SCOTT, Geoffrey I. The effects of seasonal chronic chlorination on the growth, survival and physiology of the American oyster, Crassostrea virginica Gmelin. 169 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Winona B. Vernberg). (PH.D.)

CHRISTENSEN, Eric J. Atmospheric deposition of organochlorines in urban and coastal South Carolina. 56 pp. (Director of Thesis: Terry F. Bidleman). (M.S.)

PALMER, Margaret A. Reproductive ecology of the meiobenthic copepod, Microarthridion littorale (Poppe) (Crustacea: Copepoda, Harpacticoida). 62 pp. (Director of Thesis: Bruce C. Coull). (M.S.)

YETMAN, Kenneth Thomas. The morphology of the bucco-pharyngeal filter of an estuarine fish, the spot, Leiostomus xanthurus. 80 pp. (Director of Thesis: John Mark Dean). (M.S.)



MIDDAUGH, Douglas P. Reproductive ecology and spawning periodicity of the Atlantic silverside, Menidia menidia (Linneaus) (Atherinidae, Teleostei). 89 pp. (Director of Dissertation: John Mark Dean). (PH.D.)

RADTKE, Richard L. The formation and growth of otoliths in the estuarine fish Fundulus heteroclitus. 50 pp. (Director of Dissertation: John Mark Dean). (PH.D.)

YOUNG, Alan M. Physiological ecology of hermit crab species. 94 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Winona B. Vernberg). (PH.D.)

BERGIN, Margaret E. Hatching rhythms in Uca pugilator (Bosc) (Decapoda, Brachyura) from North Inlet, South Carolina. 46 pp. (Director of Thesis: Patricia J. DeCoursey). (M.S.)

CRABTREE, Roy E. A comparison of two South Carolina tide pool fish communities in relation to temperature and tidal elevation. 82 pp. (Director of Thesis: John Mark Dean). (M.S.)

D'APOLITO, Linda M. Population dynamics of Euterpina acutifrons (Copepoda, Harpacticoida) from North Inlet, South Carolina with reference to dimorphic males. 50 pp. (Director of Thesis: Stephen E. Stancyk). (M.S.)

FINDLAY, Stuart E. G. Small scale spatial distribution of meiofauna. I. The patterns and some possible causes and II. Implications to sampling. 71 pp. (Director of Thesis: Bruce C. Coull). (M.S.)

GREER, Jeffrey E. Anatomy of water currents adjacent to a caribbean barrier reer: Carrie Bow Cay, Belize. 31 pp. (Director of Thesis: Björn kjerfve). (M.S.)

LEETH, Brian D. Cellular morphogenesis and spicule development in normal and regenerated tissues of the Atlantic coral Renilla reniformis(Pallas). 153 pp. (Director of Thesis: Norimitsu Watabe). (M.S.)

SAVORY, Ardis M. Community structure of mud-dwelling meiobenthic copepods along a tidal gradient. 48 pp. (Director of Thesis: Bruce C. Coull). (M.S.)



BURNETT, Louis E., Jr. The function of respiratory mechanisms in the spider crab, Libinia emarginata (Leach) (Decapoda: Brachyura: Majidae), and the ghost crab, Ocypode quadrata (Fabricius) (Decapoda: Brachyura: Ocypodidae). 56 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Winona B.Vernberg). (PH.D.)

LANG, William H., Jr. The barnacle larvae of North Inlet, SC (Cirripedia: Thoracica). 179 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Winona B. Vernberg). (PH.D.)

FLOR, Thomas H. Incorporation of radium and uranium into modern corals. 25 pp. (Director of Thesis: Willard S. Moore). (M.S.)

FRECH, William L. Productivity and seasonality of macroalgae in North Inlet estuary. 69 pp. (Director of Thesis: Richard G. Zingmark). (M.S.)

PEARSE, Jeffrey G. Radiocarbon tracing of migrating benthic diatoms. 61 pp. (Director of Thesis: Richard G. Zingmark). (M.S.)

SHAO, Chun-Chien. On the existence of deep holes at tidal creek junctions. 31 pp. (Director of Thesis: Björn Kjerfve). (M.S.)

SHENKER, Jonathan M. Variations in the utilization of an intertidal salt marsh creek by larval fishes. 87 pp. (Director of Thesis: John Mark Dean). (M.S.)



SIKORA, Walter B. The ecology of Palaemonetes pugio in a southeastern salt marsh ecosystem with particular emphasis on production and trophic relationships. 122 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Bruce C. Coull). (PH.D.)

CAMPBELL, Sarah L. C. Holocene and pliocene molluscan biogeography of the Western North Atlantic. 55 pp. (Director of Thesis: David R. Lawrence). (M.S.)

FOSKETT, James Kevin. Osmoregulation in the larvae and adults of the grapsid crab Sesarma reticulatum say. 82 pp. (Director of Thesis: F. John Vernberg). (M.S.)

JORGENSEN, Darwin. Physiological responses of larval and adult Balanus eburneus (Crustacea: Cirripedia: Thoracica) to varying oxygen concentrations. 55 pp. (Director of Thesis: Winona B. Vernberg). (M.S.)

SCOTT, Geoffrey I. Oyster condition index as a monitor of biological pollution in South Carolina coastal waters: A pilot study. 75 pp. (Director of Thesis: David R. Lawrence). (M.S.)

SUCHOW, Ellen F. The effects of acute and chronic cadmium exposures on the mantle and foot tissues of Nassarius obsoletus. 135 pp. (Director of Thesis: Norimitsu Watabe). (M.S.)



HUTCHESON, Michael S. The respiratory adaptations of the stout razor clam, Tagelus plebeius Solander, to environmental factors prevalent in the intertidal zone of a South Carolina estuary. 84 pp. (Director of Dissertation: F. John Vernberg). (PH.D.)

IVESTER, Mary S. Ecological diversification within benthic harpacticoid copepods. 100 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Bruce C. Coull). (PH.D.)

CRABTREE, Sterling J., Jr. The radiation balance over the North Inlet estuary for July, 1974. 39 pp. (Director of Thesis: Björn Kjerfve)

LONSDALE, Darcy J. A seasonal study of the zooplankton of the North Inlet estuary, Georgetown, SC. 51 pp. (Director of Thesis: Bruce C. Coull). (M.S.)

YOUNG, Alan M. Physiological ecology of three species of hermit crab— Clibanarius vittatus , Pagurus pollicaris and P . longicarpus(Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura). 48 pp. (Director of Thesis: Winona B. Vernberg). (M.S.)



ANDERSON, Gary. Quantitative analysis of the major components of energy flow for the grass shrimp Palaemonetes pugio with special reference to the effects of the parasite Probopyrus pandalicola. 124 pp. (Director of Dissertation: Winona B. Vernberg. (PH.D.)

EAMES, James M. Possible interrelationships between bacteria and the marine dinoflagellate Amphidinium carterae Hulbert. 38 pp. (Director of Thesis: Richard G. Zingmark). (M.S.)

HAUSE, James L. The occurrence and flux of manganese in the Ashley River, South Carolina. 46 pp. (Director of Thesis: Björn Kjerfve). (M.S.)

MIDDAUGH, Douglas P. The toxicity of cadmium to the eggs, larvae and adults of the mummichog Fundulus heteroclitus and the silversideMenidia menidia. 69 pp. (Director of Thesis: John Mark Dean). (M.S.)

RODES, William B. III. Distribution of Neohaustorius schmitzi Bousfield (Amphipoda: Haustoriidae) as influenced by physiological tolerances, physical preferences, and environmental conditions. 82 pp. (Director of Thesis: Bruce C. Coull). (M.S.)



SILVERTHORN, Dee U. Hormonal involvement in thermal acclimation in the fiddler crabs Uca pugnax and U. pugilator (Crustacea, Decapoda). 84 pp. (Director of Dissertation: F. John Vernberg). (PH.D.)

SELLNER, Barbara W. The effect of diet on the feeding, survival and general metabolism of a benthic harpacticoid copepod. 40 pp. (Director of Thesis: Winona B. Vernberg). (M.S.)

SELLNER, Kevin G. Primary production and the release of dissolved organic matter from natural communities of estuarine phytoplankton. 45 pp. (Director of Thesis: Richard G. Zingmark). (M.S.)