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Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Seasonal Occurrence, Relative Abundance, and Migratory Movements of Juvenile Sandbar Sharks, Carcharhinus plumbeus, in Winyah Bay, South Carolina, Caroline Collatos

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Tidal Creek and Substrate Effects on Oyster Reef Associated Fish and Decapod Condition and Density, Thomas S. Funk

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Holocene Formation History of Mud Depocenters on the Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Cadiz, Southwestern Spain, Mary Lee King

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Semi-Quantitative Assessment on Winyah Bay's Microplastic Contamination Levels, Samantha Ladewig

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Unique Osmoregulatory Morphology in Primitive Sharks: An Intermediate State Between Holocephalan and Derived Shark Secretory Morphology, Matthew Eric Larsen

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Impact of Data Selection on the Accuracy of Atmospheric Refractivity Inversions Performed over Marine Surfaces, Ian Joseph Matsko

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Hydrodynamic Drivers of Dissolved Oxygen Variability Within a Highly Developed Tidal Creek in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Douglas Matthew Pastore

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Characterization of a Turbulent Boundary Layer in Open Channel Flow Using Particle Image Velocimetry, Mathew James Stanek

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An Evaluation of Geotagged Twitter Data during Hurricane Irma using Sentiment Analysis and Topic Modeling for Disaster Resilience, Ike Robert Vayansky

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Hardbottom Characterization and Relationship to the Geologic Framework in Long Bay, South Carolina, Cathryn J. Wheaton

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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The Effect of Artificial Light Pollution on Orientation of Hatchling Loggerhead Sea Turtles (Caretta caretta) in the Grand Strand Region, South Carolina, Emily S. Asp

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Estimating Density and Residency of Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in three estuarine sites in South Carolina, Jessica Nicole Conway

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The Application of Proper Orthogonal Decomposition to Numerically Modeled and Measured Ocean Surface Wave Fields Remotely Sensed by Radar, Andrew Joseph Kammerer

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Characterizing Coastal Marsh Groundwater Hydrology with Multichannel Electrical Resistivity Tomography, Matthew R. Kestner

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The Spatial Ecology of the Southern Copperhead in a Fragmented and Non-Fragmented Habitat, Megan Veronica Novak

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Geological Framework of the Continental Shelf of South Carolina Winyah Bay: Paleodrainage, Transgressions and Essential Fish Habitat, Amanda Roach

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Sources and Long-term Trends in Fecal Bacteria Contamination in the Fresh and Marine Waters of the Grand Strand, Cara E. Schildtknecht

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Habitat Use of Blacktip Sharks (Carcharhinus limbatus) at Fishing Piers, Kelsey L. Spencer

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Paleodrainage Insights Into the Fluvial and Glacial History of the Western Chukchi Margin, Arctic Alaska, Brittany A. Stockmaster

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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An Examination of Plant Community Composition in Six Carolina Bays on the Coastal Plain of South Carolina, Katherine L. Altman-Goff

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Investigating Coastal Erosion Variability and Framework Geology Influence Along the Grand Strand, South Carolina, Aundrea Marie Dolan

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Shell Repair in Geukensia demissa and Predation Preferences of Callinectes sapidus: Do Crabs Target Mussels with Weakened Shells?, Madeleine S. Gillis

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An Ensemble Study of the Sea Level Rise Impact on Storm Surge and Inundation in the Coastal Bangladesh, Mansur Ali Jisan

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Macgillivray's Seaside Sparrow (Ammodramus maritimus macgillivraii) Breeding Biology & Population Density at Tom Yawkey Wildlife Center, Yianni P. Laskaris

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Use of Photo-identification and Mark-recapture Techniques to Identify Characteristics of the Stock Structure of Coastal Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) Off Northern South Carolina, Daniela C. Silva

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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The Impact of Photopollution on Nesting Loggerhead Sea Turtles (Caretta caretta) Along the Grand Strand, South Carolina, Ryan Bonner

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Characterization of Groundwater Discharge in a Back Barrier Tidal Creek, Matthew L. Carter

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Quantifying Water Budgets to Evaluate the Hydrologic Performance of Two Stormwater Detention Ponds in Coastal South Carolina, Samantha Corley

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Impact of Development on Freshwater Turtle Populations of Coastal South Carolina: An Examination of Land Use and Road Density, Andre Dominguez

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A Comparison of Whole Body Mercury Concentrations of Mummichogs (Fundulus heteroclitus) and Atlantic Silversides (Menidia menidia), Daniel P. Ferons

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The Fish Kill Mechanism of the Harmful Raphidophyte Chattonella Subsalsa, Amy E. Grogan

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Tide-dependent Predation Patterns of Piscivorous Fishes in Shallow Estuarine Creeks, Matthew Ross Helms

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Linking Water Quality and Beach Morphodynamics in a Heavily Impacted Tidal Creek in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Brittany Lynne Hoffnagle

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Social Network Analysis of Partner Preference in Lemon Sharks, Negaprion brevirostris, During the Introduction of Unfamiliars to Familiar Groups, Bryan Keller

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A Numerical Study Investigating Sensitivity of Radar Wave Propagation to the Marine Atmospheric Boundary Layer Environment, Nathan E. Lentini

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Depredation of Diamondback Terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) Nests in North Inlet, SC: Nest Predator Community and the Cues Used by Raccoons to Locate Nests, Samuel Al Buzuleciu II

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Late Cenozoic Evolution of Sedimentation and Slope Stability Along the U.S. Atlantic Margin, Bradley Kevin Craig

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Investigating Stormwater Drainage Basin Sediments as a Means of Bacterial Accumulation and Transport Within a South Carolina Estaurine Watershed, Matthew Kyle Curtis

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Dissolved Nutrient Ratios and Concentrations Affect Fungal Reproduction and Community Structure Associated with Submerged Leaf Litter and Wood, Jennifer Fitzgerald

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Constructing Water Budgets for a Coastal Stormwater Catchment to Examine Temporal Dynamics Between Urban Groundwater and Surface Runoff, Leigha E. Peterson

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Assessment of Bryophyte Communities Along the Waccamaw River, SC, Christine Elizabeth Raczka

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The Reproductive Ecology of Two Sympatric Demersal Fishes: The Naked Goby Gobiosoma bosc and Striped Blenny Chasmodes bosquianus, Rachel M. Tremont

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Effects of Dissolved Nutrient Ratios and Concentrations on Litter-associated Microbial Activity in Streamside Channels, Timothy Burns

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Geochemical Tracers Linking Submarine Groundwater Discharge to Hypoxia Formation in Long Bay, South Carolina, USA, Sarah Lynn Chappell

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Historical Catch Trends and Efficacy of Video Surveillance Monitoring of Catch Per Unit Effort at Recreational Fishing Piers in South Carolina, Charles Christian Johnson

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Impact of Macroconsumers on Leaf Breakdown and Detritivores in Wet and Dry Wetlands on a Southeastern US Coastal Plain Floodplain, Bryanna Libby

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Sediment Impact on the Formation of Hypoxic Waters in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: A Synthesis of Sediment Texture, Composition, Erodibility and Transport, Rangley Claude Mickey

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Ecological Effects and Genetic Diversity of the Invading Rhizocephalan Parasite Loxothylacus panopaei in the Flatback Mud Crab Eurypanopeus depressus, Kathryn A. O'Shaughnessy

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Differences in Habitat at Two Spatial Scales Fail to Predict Differing Occurrences of Three Species of Wintering Ammodramus Sparrows in South Carolina Salt Marshes, Kimberly A. Trinkle

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Distribution and Social Structure of an Estuarine Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Population in Northern South Carolina, Jamie L. Brusa

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Nearshore Orientation Preferences of Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta) Hatchlings in Kyparissia Bay, Greece, Chanel Marie Comis

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Differential Nesting in the Leatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) at Pacuare Nature Reserve, Costa Rica, Mandy Cuskelly

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Relationships Among Blue Tilapia, Two Invasive Aquatic Plants, and Water Quality, Sarah E. Gardner

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Assessment of Land Use and Neotropical Herpetofauna Along Steep Gradients of Elevation in an Ecuadorian Ramsar Wetland Site #1143, Nicholas K. Henke

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Metabolic Responses of Estuarine Microbial Communities to Inputs of Surface Runoff and Groundwater from Contrasting Landscapes, Patrick Hutchins

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A Limnological Assessment of a Rare Lacustrine Wetland Complex: Laguna De Cube, Ramsar Site 1143, Ecuador, Grant R. Lockridge

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A Tangle Net Study on Relative Abundance and Habitat Preference of Elasmobranchs in North Inlet Estuary, South Carolina, Moriah Heather Moore

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Winter Site Fidelity in Secretive Marsh Sparrows Along the Coast of South Carolina, Susan M. Shaw

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The Comparison of Large Nekton Between a Pristine and Urbanized Estuary and Between Two National Estuarine Research Reserve Systems in South Carolina, Christopher Anthony Smith

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Atmospheric and Oceanographic Processes Controlling the Formation of Hypoxic Water in Long Bay of the Carolinas, Danielle Rae Nicole Tarpley

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Connections Between Bivalve Settlement, Growth, Survival and the Water Quality within South Carolina Inlet and Swash Tidal Creeks, Caitlin C. Wessel

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Invertebrate Assemblages Associated with Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) Roots in the Waccamaw River, South Carolina, Julie E. Barker

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Trophic Linkages Between Freshwater Tidal Impoundments and Riverine Fishes in South Carolina, Meredith Penland Bayer

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Factors Affecting the Selection and Consumption of Oyster Reef Prey (Crassostrea virginica, Geukensia demissa) by Mud Crabs (Panopeus herbstii), Laura L. Canton

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The Bioaccumulation of Total and Methyl Mercury in Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) and Their Impact on Mercury Levels and Other Water Quality Parameters in a South Carolina Coastal Plain River, Julie Waneta Murphy

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Application of a Hydrogeomorphic (HGM) Functional Assessment Outside the Designated Regional Subclass: An Estimation of HGM Transference for Pond Cypress Depressions of South Carolina, Sean A. Blakeney

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Colonization by Aquatic Insect Larvae in Experimental Ponds: Reproductive Decisions Based on Biotic and Abiotic Factors, Rachel Connelly

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Sediment Provenance of a Shore Oblique Sand Body, Long Bay, South Carolina, Jennifer Fierro

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Interactions Between Birds and Strand-feeding Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in a South Carolina Salt Marsh, Adam G. Fox

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A Surficial Geologic Study of Sandy Island, Georgetown County, South Carolina, Mark Joseph Howard

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Assessing a Hydrogeomorphic Approach to Blackwater Riverine Wetlands Along the Waccamaw River Near Conway, SC, Christopher H. King

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Microbial Activity and Diversity Associated with Decomposing Spartina Wrack in Coastal Ecosystems, Morgan Marsh

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Growth and Biomass of Water Hyacinth in a Tidal Blackwater River System, South Carolina, Amanda Rae Rotella

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Relationship Between Macroinvertebrate Assemblage Structure and Ecosystem Function in Two Coastal Plain Blackwater Streams, Whitney M. Ruppel

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An Examination of Soil Surface Temperatures in High Marsh Plant Habitats at Waties Island, SC, Megan S. Savard

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Seasonal Residency and Movement Patterns of Blacktip Sharks, Carcharhinus limbatus, in a South Carolina Estuary, Justin Schreer

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The Effects of Nest Thermal Stratification on Predictive Models for Temperature-dependent Sex Ratios and Survivorship of the Leatherback Turtle, Dermochelys coriacea, In Pacuare Reserve, Costa Rica, Rebecca Alice Xiques

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Shark Population Structure and Partitioning in Winyah Bay, SC, Samuel J. Gary, Jr.

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The Contribution of Various Nekton Species to Nutrient Cycling Through Excretion and Bioturbation in an Intertidal Creek, Carrie Jones

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Micro-metazoan Use of Spartina alterniflora Stems of Different Ages, Jessica Laurel Kanes

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Comparison of Surf Zone and Nearshore Nekton Communities in Horry County, South Carolina, Jeremy Mull

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The Effects of Permanent Magnets as an Elasmobranch-selective Repellent, Craig P. O'Connell

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Examining the Conservation Implications of Fire Management on Plant Assemblage Structure in Isolated Wetlands and Longleaf Pine Uplands at Sandy Island, South Carolina, Laura Jean Shappell

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Relationship of Filamentous Fungi and Yeast Abundance to Level of Human Use in Beach Sand of Horry County, SC, Julia L. Stevens

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A Comparison of Herpetofauna Assemblages Among Tropical Forest Fragments and Subsistence Plantations Adjacent to an Ecuadorian Ramsar Wetland, Eric L. Tosso

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Effects of Inter-tributary Dissolved Organic Carbon Variability on Heterotrophic Microbial Communities in Upper Winyah Bay, SC, Emma K. Wear

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Effects of Shoreline Development on Plant Composition and Physical Structure in a South Carolina High Marsh, Zofia Zaplatynski

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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Effects of Fire Management on Herpetofauna of Sandy Island, South Carolina, Kirstin Berben

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Differences in the Energy Expenditures of Oceanic and Estuarine Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus), Robert Earl Clelland

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Nest-site Selection of Wilson's Plovers (Charadrius wilsonia) in South Carolina, Kerri Ann Dikun

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Prevalence, Patterns, and Effects of Shell Damage on Geukensia Demissa in South Carolina Estuarine Habitats, Rachel E. Hillard

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Response of High Marsh Benthic Invertebrate Assemblages to Shoreline Development in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, USA, Jennifer S. Jackson

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The Influence of Meteorological and Substrate Factors upon Embryonic Outcomes of Caretta caretta Nests in South Carolina, Katrina Johnston

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Abundance, Richness, and Habitat Preferences of Small Mammals on Spring Island, South Carolina., Mario James Lawrence

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Status and Trends of a Globally Imperiled Atlantic Coastal Plain Wetland: Links to Hydrogeologic Setting and Conservation, Monica J. Marlowe

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Distribution of Neonate Atlantic Sharpnose Sharks, Rhizoprionodon terraenovae, in a South Carolina Estuary and Nearby Waters, M. Kathleen Maxwell

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Comparison of Elasmobranch Fauna in Two South Carolina Estuaries Differing in their Degree of Human Impact, Mollie M. McDonough

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Breast Coloration and Algae Consumption by Bluegill Sunfish, M. Edward Parsons

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Bat Species Richness and Edge Habitat Use on a Coastal Island in South Carolina, Travis Ford Scott

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Competition Between Littoraria irrorata (Say) and Melampus bidentatus (Say) in the High Marsh on Waties Island, South Carolina, Elizabeth B. Trott