2012 Research by Bowdoin’s Coastal Studies Fellows

 

Listed below are the students, their fellowships, and the names of their research projects.

Advisees of Collin Roesler, Associate Professor of Earth & Oceanographic Science

David Dietz ’14, Rusack Coastal Studies Fellowship: Hydrographic structure in Cundy’s Harbor, New Meadows, Harpswell Sound, and Middle Bay: Why is Harpswell Sound the sentinel site for Alexandrium fundyense blooms?

Ryan Peabody ’14, Doherty Charitable Foundation Coastal Studies Research: Connecting inland waters to the Gulf of Maine: Impacts on stratification and phytoplankton blooms

Margaret Lindeman ’15, Doherty Charitable Foundation Coastal Studies Research: Identifying transitions from diatoms to dinoflagellates in Harpswell Sound as an early detection of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning-inducing Alexandrium fundyense blooms

Kate Kearns ’14, Rusack Coastal Studies Fellowship: Analyzing Florescence spectrums to quantify the source and processing of dissolved organic carbon in rivers in Maine (Kearns is co-advised by Prof. Phil Camil)

Advisees of Phil Camil, Rusack Associate Professor of Environmental Studies

Gordon Adams ’14, Doherty Charitable Foundation Coastal Studies Research: Effects of Climate and Land Use Change on Organic Carbon Flux to the Gulf of Maine through Four Major Rivers

Jeremy Berke ’14, Doherty Charitable Foundation Coastal Studies Research: Effects of Land Cover Type on Nutrient Fluxes to the Gulf of Maine through Three Major River Systems

Advisees of John Lichter, Samuel S. Butcher Associate Professor in the Natural Sciences

Chris Kan ’13, Rusack Coastal Studies Fellowship: Genetic Diversity Among River Herring in Merrymeeting Bay
(Kan’s co-advisor is Assistant Professor of Biology Vlad Douhovnikoff)

Jane Carpenter ’13, Student Faculty Research Grant: Ecological recovery in the Kennebec estuary and nearshore marine environment

Eric Chien ’14, Sustainability Solutions Partners: Ecological recovery in the Kennebec estuary and nearshore marine environment

John Hobbs ’15, Sustainability Solutions Partners: Ecological recovery in the Kennebec estuary and nearshore marine environment

Claude Millet ’14, Sustainability Solutions Partners: Ecological recovery in the Kennebec estuary and nearshore marine environment

Sarah Lee ’14, Gibbons Summer Research Program: GIS Mapping of the Gulf of Maine Fishery (Lee’s co-advisor is Eileen Johnson, Program Manager/GIS Analyst and Adjunct Lecturer in Environmental Studies)

Advisee of Damon Gannon, Director of Bowdoin Scientific Station of Kent Island, Kent Island

Noelle Schoettle ’13, Student Faculty Research Grant: Foraging ecology of harbor porpoises

Advisees of Trevor Rivers, Bowdoin Doherty Marine Postdoctoral Scholar of Biology

Anna Chase ’13, Doherty Charitable Foundation Coastal Studies Research: Effects of Photopollution on the Settlement of Marine Fouling Communities in the Gulf of Maine

Julia Livermore ’13, Doherty Charitable Foundation Coastal Studies Research: Effect of Luminescent Behavior on Survivorship of Intertidal Scale Worms

Tamara Perreault ’12, Howard Hughes Medical Institute post-baccaleaurate fellowship: Predation response behavior of the luminescent scale worm Harmothoe imbricata

Advisees of Rachel Beane, Professor of Earth & Oceanographic Science

Rachel Haynes ’15, Rusack Coastal Studies Fellowship: The Mineralogy and Petrology of Giant Stairs on the Coast of Maine

Graham Edwards ’14, Freedman Fellowship in Coastal/Environmental Studies: The Mineralogy and Petrology of Giant Stairs on the Coast of Maine

Non-Bowdoin Coastal Studies Fellows working with Prof. Allen of The College of William and Mary

Holly Blackburn ‘13: The effect of maternal investment on cloning frequency in the sea star Asterias forbesi

Mark Smithson ‘13: Size-based differences in performance of Strongylocentrotus drobachiensis

Shelby Ziegler ’13: Rates and Costs of Cloning in Echinoderms