BIENNIAL REPORT 2016-2017

Celebrating 50 Years of Making Scientific Research Count at Stony Brook University!

Publications & Grants

Proposals Submitted

2013-2014

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

SoMAS faculty are highly successful in securing external grant support and in publishing the results of their research in the peer-reviewed literature that is a key communications vehicle among scientists.  The following list the publications and research grants of individual SoMAS faculty over calendar year 2016-2017.

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Bassem Allam

Bassem Allam

Endowed Professor of Marinetics

Marine invertebrate physiology and health, Shellfish Genomics, Aquaculture

Grants

$433,892.00 15-May-2012 through 30-Apr-2016 National Science Foundation: Collaborative Research: Elucidating the Factors Mediating Particle-Selection Processes in Suspension-Feeding Molluscs: A Functional and Comparative Approach (PI Emmanuelle Pales-Espinosa, Co-PI Bassem Allam)
$199,998.00 1-Feb-2013 through 31-Jan-2017 University of Maryland: Genetic Marker Assisted Selection of Northeastern Hard Clams for QPX Resistance (PI Bassem Allam, Co-PI Emmanuelle Pales-Espinosa)
$154,048.00 1-Feb-2014 through 31-Jan-2018 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: New York Sea Grant’s Omnibus 2014 – 2018
$326,963.00 1-Sep-2016 through 31-Aug-2017 USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture: Validation of Markers and Marker-Assisted Selection of Hard Clam for Resistance to QPX Disease (PI Dr. Bassem Allam. Dr. Emmanuelle M Pales Espinosa , Co-PI)
$512,041.00 1-May-2017 through 30-Apr-2018 National Science Foundation: Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Food Choice in Bivalves (PI Emmanuelle Pales Espinosa, Co-PI Bassem Allam)
$200,000. 01-Jul-2016 through 30-Jun-2018 NOAA Northeastern Ocean Acidification Consortium: Probing molecular determinants of bivalve resilience to ocean acidification. (PI Bassem Allam, Co-PI Emmanuelle Pales-Espinosa)
$60,000 01-Jan-2017 through 31-Dec-2021 European Commission/H2020. The Genus Haslea, new marine resources for blue technology and aquaculture (GHaNa) Participant (PI Bassem Allam, Co-PI Emmanuelle Pales-Espinosa)

Publications

Lau, Y. T., Sussman, L., Espinosa, E. P., Katalai, S., & Allam, B. (2017). Characterization of hemocytes from different body fluids of the eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica. Fish & Shellfish Immunology 71: 372-379

Liu, Q., Collier, J. L., & Allam, B. (2017). Seasonality of QPX disease in the Raritan Bay (NY) wild hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria) population. Aquaculture Research, 48(3), 1269-1278.

Rubin, E., Tanguy, A., Pales Espinosa, E., & Allam, B. (2017). Differential Gene Expression in Five Isolates of the Clam Pathogen, Quahog Parasite Unknown (QPX). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology.

Dahl, S. F. and Allam, B. (2015), Hard clam relocation as a potential strategy for QPX disease mitigation within an enzootic estuary. Aquaculture Research. doi: 10.1111/are.12793

Rubin, E., Werneburg, G. T., Espinosa, E. P., Thanassi, D. G., & Allam, B. (2016). Identification and characterization of peptidases secreted by quahog parasite unknown (QPX), the protistan parasite of hard clams. Diseases of aquatic organisms, 122(1), 21-33.

Wang, K., Espinosa, E. P., & Allam, B. (2016). Effect of “heat shock” treatments on QPX disease and stress response in the hard clam, Mercenaria mercenaria. Journal of invertebrate pathology, 138, 39-49.

Allam, B., & Espinosa, E. P. (2016). Bivalve immunity and response to infections: Are we looking at the right place?. Fish & Shellfish Immunology.

Wang, K., del Castillo, C., Corre, E., Espinosa, E. P., & Allam, B. (2016). Clam focal and systemic immune responses to QPX infection revealed by RNA-seq technology. BMC genomics, 17(1), 1.

Espinosa, E. P., Cerrato, R. M., Wikfors, G. H., & Allam, B. (2016). Modeling food choice in the two suspension-feeding bivalves, Crassostrea virginica and Mytilus edulis. Marine Biology, 163(2), 1-13.

Espinosa, E. P., Koller, A., & Allam, B. (2016). Proteomic characterization of mucosal secretions in the eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica. Journal of proteomics, 132, 63-76.

Wang, K., Espinosa, E. P., Tanguy, A., & Allam, B. (2016). Alterations of the immune transcriptome in resistant and susceptible hard clams (Mercenaria mercenaria) in response to Quahog Parasite Unknown (QPX) and temperature. Fish & shellfish immunology, 49, 163-176.

Josephine Aller

Josephine Aller

Professor

Marine benthic ecology, invertebrate zoology,marine microbiology, biogeochemistry

Grants

$661,683.00 1-Sep-2012 through 31-Aug-2016 National Science Foundation: Cloud Forming Potential of Marine Biogenic Aerosols and Their Physiochemical Properties (PI Josephine Aller, Co-PI Daniel Knopf)
$995,904.00 1-Jul-2013 through 31-Dec-2016 National Science Foundation: The Effects of Animal-Sediment Interactions on Biogeochemical Processes at the Sediment-Water Interface (PI Robert Aller , Co-PI Josephine Aller, Qing-Zhi Zhu)
$10,000.00 5-Mar-2017 through 31-May-2018 National Science Foundation: International Conference Support: Biological Modification of the Seabed and Sediment-Water Interactions (PI Robert Aller , Co-PI Nils Volkenborn, Qing-Zhi Zhu, Josephine Aller)

Publications
Robert Aller

Robert Aller

Distinguished Professor

Marine biogeochemistry, marine animal-sediment relations.

Grants

$995,904.00 1-Jul-2013 through 31-Dec-2016 National Science Foundation: The Effects of Animal-Sediment Interactions on Biogeochemical Processes at the Sediment-Water Interface (PI Robert Aller , Co-PI Josephine Aller, Qing-Zhi Zhu )
$10,000.00 5-Mar-2017 through 31-May-2018 National Science Foundation: International Conference Support: Biological Modification of the Seabed and Sediment-Water Interactions (PI Robert Aller , Co-PI Nils Volkenborn, Qing-Zhi Zhu, Josephine Aller)
$136,968.00 1-Jul-2016 through 30-Jun-2018 National Science Foundation: Ultra-Sensitive and Specific Graphene Immunosensors for In-Situ Mercury Measurement in Marine Ecosytsems (PI Qing-Zhi Zhu, Co-PIs Robert Aller, Xu Du)

Publications
Katherine Aubrecht

Katherine Aubrecht

Division Head, Sustainability Studies / Associate Professor / Faculty Director, Coastal Environmental Studies

Phone: 631-632-5360
Fax: 631-632-5375

chemical education, sustainable and green chemistry

Conference Presentations

Aubrecht, K. B.; Hoffmann, J. P. Guided Inquiry Learning and Project Based Labs in Environmental Chemistry. Biennial Conference on Chemistry Education, Greeley, CO, August 2, 2016, P501, oral presentation.

Aubrecht, K. B. Comprehending and Communicating Chemistry Relevant to Issues of Sustainability. Biennial Conference on Chemistry Education, Greeley, CO, August 3, 2016, P937, oral presentation.

Aubrecht, K. B. An Overview of Biosourced and Biodegradable Polymeric Materials: Current Commercial Uses and Challenges for More Widespread Adoption. 44th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Riverdale, NY, June 10, 2016.  MARM #, 86, oral presentation.

Aubrecht, K. B. Connecting Chemistry to Issues of Sustainability: Preparing Students for Transdisciplinary Challenges. 251st ACS National Meeting, 2016, Chemical Education, #1760, oral presentation.

Aubrecht, K. B.; Padwa, L. Sustainable Chemistry: A Series of Laboratory Field Trips for High School Students. 251st ACS National Meeting, 2016, Chemical Education, #239, oral presentation. 

 

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Stephen Baines

Stephen Baines

Associate Professor

Aquatic ecosystem ecology, ecological stoichiometry

Grants

$158,818.00 1-Sep-2011 through 1-Oct-2016 Hudson River Foundation: Quantifying the Role of Dissolved Organic Matter (DOM) as the Missing Source of Energy to Zebra Mussel Populations in the Hudson River (PI Stephen Baines)

Publications
Steven Beaupré

Steven Beaupré

Assistant Professor

Marine Biogeochemistry, Chemical kinetics of natural organic matter, radiocarbon analyses

Grants

$185,535.00 1-Sep-2015 31-Aug-2017 National Science Foundation Collaborative Research: Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Recycling of Refractory Dissolved Organic Carbon in Seawater

Publications

Taylor GT, Suter EA, Li ZQ, Chow S, Stinton D, Zaliznyak T and Beaupré SR (2017) Single-Cell Growth Rates in Photoautotrophic Populations Measured by Stable Isotope Probing and Resonance Raman Microspectrometry. Front. Microbiol. 8:1449. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01449

Mahmoudi, N., Beaupré, S. R., Steen, A. D., & Pearson, A. (2017). Sequential bioavailability of sedimentary organic matter to heterotrophic bacteria. Environmental Microbiology.

Walker, B. D., Primeau, F. W., Beaupré, S. R., Guilderson, T. P., Druffel, E. R. M., & McCarthy, M. D. (2016). Linked changes in marine dissolved organic carbon molecular size and radiocarbon age. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(19).

Beaupré, S. R., Mahmoudi, N., & Pearson, A. (2016). IsoCaRB: A novel bioreactor system to characterize the lability and natural carbon isotopic (14C, 13C) signatures of microbially respired organic matter. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 14(10), 668-681.

Walker, B. D., Beaupré, S. R., Guilderson, T. P., McCarthy, M. D., & Druffel, E. R. M. (2016). Pacific carbon cycling constrained by organic matter size, age and composition relationships. Nature Geoscience.

Druffel, E. R. M., Beaupré, S. R., & Ziolkowski, L. A. (2016). Radiocarbon in the Oceans. In Radiocarbon and Climate Change (pp. 139-166). Springer International Publishing.

Trumbore, S. E., Xu, X., Santos, G. M., Czimczik, C. I., Beaupré, S. R., Pack, M. A., … & Ziolkowski, L. (2016). Preparation for radiocarbon analysis. In Radiocarbon and Climate Change (pp. 279-315). Springer International Publishing.

Soulet, G., Skinner, L. C., Beaupré, S. R., & Galy, V. (2016). A Note on Reporting of Reservoir 14 C Disequilibria and Age Offsets. Radiocarbon, 58(1), 205-211.

David Black

David Black

Associate Professor

Paleoclimatology, paleoceanography, deep-sea sediments, marine micropaleontology

Grants

$1,621,052.00 1-Apr-2011 through 31-Mar-2016 National Science Foundation: Do Interactions Between Vertically and Horizontally Transported Particles Measurably Affect Particle Composition and Flux to the Sediments? A Mechanistic Approach (PI David Black, Co-PIs Kirk Cochran, Cindy Lee and Robert Armstrong)

Henry Bokuniewicz

Henry Bokuniewicz

Distinguished Service Professor

Near shore transport processes, coastal groundwater hydrology, coastal sedimentation, marine geophysics

Grants

$290,546.00 1-Mar-2013 through 31-Mar-2016 NYS Energy Research and Development Authority: Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation, & Protection (EMEP) Program: Climate Change Adaptation Research
$6,078.14 1-Oct-2013 through 31-Dec-2016 NYS State Governors Office: NY-RISE: New York Research Institute for Storm Emergencies
$197,748.00 1-Feb-2014 through 31-Jan-2018 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: New York Sea Grant’s Omnibus 2014 – 2018
$254,968.00 16-Jul-2013 through 31-Jul-2016 National Park Service: Continuation of Physical Monitoring of the Old Inlet Breach, Fire Island National Seashore (PI Charles Flagg, Co-PIs Roger Flood, Henry Bokuniewicz)
$88,021.00 19-Nov-2013 through 31-Dec-2016 Town of Brookhaven: Permeable Reactive Barrier at the Forge River Shoreline (PI Larry Swanson, Co-PI Henry Bokuniewicz)
$299,982 2-Feb-2015 through 31-May-2016 New York State Department of State: Sandy Needs and Resources Offshore New York (PI Henry Bokuniewicz, Co-PIs Robert Wilson, Roger Flood)
$14,985.00 15-Jan-2015 through 30-Jun-2017 Cornell University: Seiche-Induced Erosion in Lake Erie (PI Ali Farhadzadeh , Co-PI Henry Bokuniewicz)
$865,696.00 Apr-2017 through Mar-2019 New York Department of Environmental Conservation: Near-field impacts of ocean (STP) outfalls  (PI Henry Bokuniewicz, Co-PIs Bruce Brownawell, Robert Cerrato, Charles Flagg, Roger Flood, Larry Swanson, Darcy Lonsdale)

Publications
Bruce Brownawell

Bruce Brownawell

Associate Professor

Biogeochemistry of organic pollutants in seawater and groundwater.

Grants

$30,360.00 7-Feb-2013 through 31-Jan-2016 National Science Foundation: Rapid Grant: Collaborative Investigations of the Impact of Superstorm Sandy on the South Shore of Long Island (PI Roger Flood, Co-PI Bruce Brownawell)
$865,696.00 Apr-2017 through Mar-2019 New York Department of Environmental Conservation: Near-field impacts of ocean (STP) outfalls  (PI Henry Bokuniewicz, Co-PIs Bruce Brownawell, Robert Cerrato, Charles Flagg, Roger Flood, Larry Swanson, Darcy Lonsdale)

Publications

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Robert Cerrato

Robert Cerrato

Professor

Benthic ecology, population and community dynamics.

Grants

$668,624.00 1-Apr-2014 31-Mar-2018 New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Assessing blue crab abundance and life history characteristics and predicting future population trends on Long Island (PI Robert Cerrato, Co-PIs Janet Nye, Michael Frisk)
$327,633.00 17-Jun-2013 through 31-Jul-2016 National Park Service: Assessing the Response of the Great South Bay Estuarine Fauna to Hurricane Sandy: Focus on Nekton Utilization of Seagrass Habitats (PI Bradley Peterson, Co-PI Robert Cerrato)
$865,696.00 Apr-2017 through Mar-2019 New York Department of Environmental Conservation: Near-field impacts of ocean (STP) outfalls  (PI Henry Bokuniewicz, Co-PIs Bruce Brownawell, Robert Cerrato, Charles Flagg, Roger Flood, Larry Swanson, Darcy Lonsdale)
$210,000.00 1-Jul-2013 31-Mar-2017 New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Effects of a Storm-Induced Barrier Breach on Community Structure within a Temperate Lagoonal Estuary (PI Michael Frisk, Co-PIs Janet Nye, Robert Cerrato)
$149,995.00 15-Sep-2014 14-Sep-2016 National Park Service Effects of Storm-Induced Barrier Breach on Community Assemblages and Ecosystem Structure Within a Temperate Lagoonal Estuary (Post-Hurricane Sandy Study) (PI Janet Nye, Co-PIs Michael Frisk, Robert Cerrato, Charles Flagg)
$399,768.00 25-Apr-2016 through 30-Apr-2018 Bureau of Ocean Energy Management: Monitoring Endangered Atlantic Sturgeon and Commercial Finfish Habitat Use Offshore New York Dated 1/28/16 and Revised 4/06/16 (PI Michael Frisk , Co-PI Robert Cerrato, Demian Chapman )
$224,350.00 1-Jan-2017 through 31-Oct-2017 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council: Fisheries- Independent Pilot Survey for Golden and Blueline Tilefish Throughout thet Range from Georges Bank to Cape Hatteras (PI Michael Frisk, Co-PI Robert Cerrato, Jill Olin)
$307,224 2017 through 2020 NYS Department of Environmental Conservation: Atlantic Ocean Surf Clam Population Survey (PI Robert Cerrato).
$1,760,703 2017 through 2020 NYS Department of Environmental Conservation: Nearshore Ocean Trawl Survey (PI Michael Frisk, Co-PI Robert Cerrato)
$250,067 2016 through 2019 NYS Department of Environmental Conservation: Horseshoe Crab Acoustic Telemetry (PI Robert Cerrato, Co-PI Matthew Sclafani (Cornell)).
$166,000 2017 through 2018 NYS Department of Environmental Conservation: Horseshoe Crab Spawning Survey (PI Robert Cerrato, Co-PI Matthew Sclafani (Cornell)).
$399,993 2016 through 2018 NOAA: Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program: Restoring Long Island’s winter flounder inshore fisheries – Approaches to avoid extirpation (PI Michael Frisk, Co-PI Robert Cerrato, Anne McElroy and Demian Chapman).

Publications
Edmund Chang

Edmund Chang

Professor

Atmospheric dynamics and diagnoses, climate dynamics, synoptic meteorology

Grants

$23,184.00 1-Sep-2015 31-Mar-2016 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Support for Geller Symposium (PI Sultan Hameed, Co-PI Edmund Chang)
$573,068.00 15-Mar-2013 through 28-Feb-2017 National Science Foundation: New Perspectives on Storm Track Dynamics, Variability, and Change
$0.00 1-Oct-2013 through 31-Dec-2016 NYS State Governors Office: NY-RISE: New York Research Institute for Storm Emergencies
$69,947.00 1-Aug-2015 31-Jul-2016 US Department of Energy Subseasonal to Seasonal Prediction of Extratropical Storm Track Activity Over the U.S. Using NMME Data
$337,722.00 1-Oct-2013 through 30-Sep-2017 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: An Evaluation and Application of Multi-Model Ensembles in Operations for High Impact Weather Over the Eastern U.S. (PI Brian Colle, Co-PI Edmund Chang)
$415,219.00 1-May-2015 30-Apr-2018 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Validation of Significant Weather Features and Processes in Operational Models Using a Cyclone Relative Approach (PI Brian Colle, Co-PI Edmund Chang)
$365,613.00 11-Mar-2016 through 10-Mar-2018 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center: Extratropical Cyclone Activity as a Climate Indicator for National Climate Assessment (PI Edmund Chang, Co-PI Minghua Zhang)
$394,330.00 1-Jul-2016 through 30-Jun-2018 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Understanding the Sources of Subseasonal Predictability of Extratropical Cyclone Activity and Improving Their Representation in Forecast Systems (PI Edmund Chang, Co-PI Hyemi Kim, Minghua Zhang)
$409,289.00 15-Sep-2016 through 31-Aug-2019 National Science Foundation: GP-IMPACT: Increasing Geosciences Enrollment through Research Experiences, Mentoring, and Curriculum Interactions with Community Colleges and High Schools (PI Brian Colle , Co-PI Edmund Chang, Gilbert Hanson, Hyemi Kim, Kamazima Lwiza, Paul Siegel)

Publications

Zheng, M., Chang, E.K., Colle, B.A., Luo, Y. and Zhu, Y., 2017. Applying Fuzzy Clustering to a Multimodel Ensemble for US East Coast Winter Storms: Scenario Identification and Forecast Verification. Weather and Forecasting, 32(3), pp.881-903.

Ma, C. G., & Chang, E. K. (2017). Impacts of storm track variations on winter time extreme weather events over the continental US. Journal of Climate, (2017).

Guo, Y., Shinoda, T., Lin, J., & Chang, E. K. (2017). Variations of Northern Hemisphere Storm Track and Extratropical Cyclone Activity Associated with the Madden-Julian Oscillation. Journal of Climate, (2017).

Wang, J., Kim, H. M., & Chang, E. K. (2017). Changes in Northern Hemisphere Winter Storm Tracks under the Background of Arctic Amplification. Journal of Climate, (2017).

Chang, E. K. (2017). Projected Significant Increase in the Number of Extreme Extratropical Cyclones in the Southern Hemisphere. Journal of Climate, (2017).

Chang, E. K., & Yau, A. M. (2016). Northern Hemisphere winter storm track trends since 1959 derived from multiple reanalysis datasets. Climate Dynamics, 47(5-6), 1435-1454.

Trammell, J. H., Jiang, X., Li, L., Kao, A., Zhang, G. J., Chang, E. K., & Yung, Y. (2016). Temporal and Spatial Variability of Precipitation from Observations and Models*. Journal of Climate, 29(7), 2543-2555.

Chang, E. K., Ma, C. G., Zheng, C., & Yau, A. M. (2016). Observed and projected decrease in Northern Hemisphere extratropical cyclone activity in summer and its impacts on maximum temperature. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(5), 2200-2208.

J. Kirk Cochran

J. Kirk Cochran

Professor

Marine geo-chemistry, use of radionuclides as geochemical tracers; diagenesis of marine sediments.

Grants

$275,987.00 26-Aug-2014 25-Aug-2016 National Park Service Health and Resiliency of Salt Marshes in Jamaica Bay; Post-Hurricane Sandy Study (PI Kirk Cochran, Co-PI Qingzhi Zhu)
$1,621,052.00 1-Apr-2011 through 31-Mar-2016 National Science Foundation: Do Interactions Between Vertically and Horizontally Transported Particles Measurably Affect Particle Composition and Flux to the Sediments? A Mechanistic Approach (PI David Black, Co-PIs Kirk Cochran, Cindy Lee and Robert Armstrong)
$197,748.00 1-Feb-2014 through 31-Jan-2018 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: New York Sea Grant’s Omnibus 2014 – 2018
$65,000.00 1-May-2016 through 20-Apr-2018 Suffolk County Department of Economic Development: Coastal Resiliency via Integrated Wetland Management Sample Collection and Analysis (PI J Kirk Cochran , Co-PI Qingzhi Zhu)

Publications

Tamborski, J. J., Cochran, J. K., Heilbrun, C., Rafferty, P., Fitzgerald, P., Zhu, Q., & Salazar, C. (2017). Investigation of pore water residence times and drainage velocities in salt marshes using short-lived radium isotopes. Marine Chemistry, 196, 107-115.

Rahman, S., Aller, R. C., & Cochran, J. K. (2017). The missing silica sink: revisiting the marine sedimentary Si cycle using cosmogenic 32Si. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 31, 1559-1578.

Tamborski, J. J., Cochran, J. K., & Bokuniewicz, H. J. (2017). Submarine groundwater discharge driven nitrogen fluxes to Long Island Sound, NY: Terrestrial vs. marine sources. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 218, 40-57.

Wang, W. L., Lee, C., Cochran, J. K., Primeau, F. W., & Armstrong, R. A. (2017). A novel statistical analysis of chloropigment fluxes to constrain particle exchange and organic matter remineralization rate constants in the Mediterranean Sea. Marine Chemistry, 192, 49-58.

Tamborski, J. J., Cochran, J. K., & Bokuniewicz, H. J. (2017). Application of 224 Ra and 222 Rn for evaluating seawater residence times in a tidal subterranean estuary. Marine Chemistry. 189: 32–45.

Rodellas, V., Garcia-Orellana, J., Trezzi, G., Masqué, P., Stieglitz, T.C., Bokuniewicz, H., Cochran, J.K. and Berdalet, E., (2017). Using the radium quartet to quantify submarine groundwater discharge and porewater exchange. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 196, pp.58-73.

Feng, H., Qian, Y., Cochran, J.K., Zhu, Q., Hu, W., Yan, H., Li, L., Huang, X., Chu, Y.S., Liu, H., Yoo, S., & Liu, C.J., (2017) Nanoscale measurement of trace element distributions in Spartina alterniflora root tissue during dormancy, Scientific Reports, 7:40420.

Renfro, A. A., Cochran, J. K., Hirschberg, D. J., Bokuniewicz, H. J., & Goodbred, S. L. (2016). The sediment budget of an urban coastal lagoon (Jamaica Bay, NY) determined using 234 Th and 210 Pb. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 180, 136-149.

Knoll, K., Landman, N. H., Cochran, J. K., Macleod, K. G., & Sessa, J. A. (2016). Microstructural preservation and the effects of diagenesis on the carbon and oxygen isotope composition of Late Cretaceous aragonitic mollusks from the Gulf Coastal Plain and the Western Interior Seaway. American Journal of Science, 316(7), 591-613.

Rahman, S., Aller, R. C., & Cochran, J. K. (2016). Cosmogenic 32Si reveals biogenic silica burial in deltas rivals the Southern Ocean siliceous ooze. Geophysical Research Letters, 43, 7124-7142.

Wang, W.-L., Armstrong, R. A., Cochran, J. K., and Heilbrun, C. (2016) 230Th and 234Th as coupled tracers of particle cycling in the ocean: A maximum likelihood approach., Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 111, 61-70., http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2016.02.003.

Landman, N. H., Kruta, I., Denton, J. S., & Cochran, J. K. (2016). Getting unhooked: comment on the hypothesis that heteromorph ammonites were attached to kelp branches on the sea floor, as proposed by. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 82(2), 351-355

Brian Colle

Brian Colle

Professor / Director, ITPA

Extreme weather, coastal meteorology, weather forecasting, regional climate change

Grants

$675,219.00 30-Sep-2011 through 30-Jun-2016 US Department of Energy: Improving Atmospheric Models for Offshore Wind Resource Mapping and Prediction Using Lidar, Aircraft, and In-Ocean Observations
$282,894.00 1-Mar-2013 through 28-Feb-2017 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center: Using Field and Satellite Measurements to Improve Snow and Riming Processes in Cloud Resolving Models
$112,239.00 19-Aug-2013 through 15-Aug-2018 USDA Forest Service: Employing Ensemble Data Assimilation, Parameter Estimation, and Field Data to Improve Fire Weather Predictions in Mesoscale Models
$337,722.00 1-Oct-2013 through 30-Sep-2017 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: An Evaluation and Application of Multi-Model Ensembles in Operations for High Impact Weather Over the Eastern U.S. (PI Brian Colle, Co-PI Edmund Chang)
$478,362.00 1-Sep-2013 through 31-Aug-2018 University of Delaware: Hazards SEES Type 2: Dynamic Integration of Natural, Human, and Infrastructure Systems for Hurricane Evacuation and Sheltering
$3,306.71 1-Oct-2013 through 31-Dec-2016 NYS State Governors Office: NY-RISE: New York Research Institute for Storm Emergencies
$350,466.00 1-Feb-2014 through 31-Jan-2019 National Science Foundation: Collaborative Research: Observations and Modeling of Mesoscale Precipitation Banding in Cool-season Storms
$114,219.00 1-Feb-2014 through 31-Jan-2017 Consolidated Edison Company of New York Incorporated: Evaluation of Long Range Ensemble Weather Modeling
$415,219.00 1-May-2015 30-Apr-2018 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Validation of Significant Weather Features and Processes in Operational Models Using a Cyclone Relative Approach (PI Brian Colle, Co-PI Edmund Chang)
$148,054.00 1-Sep-2015 31-Aug-2016 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Nowcasting Severe Storm Evolution and Tracking Storm Life Cycles in the Northeast United States Using GOES-R (PI Michael French, Co-PI Brian Colle)
$1,593,092 1-Jun-2009 through 30-Sept-2016 National Science Foundation. GeoPREP Track 2: Expanding the Geoscience Pathway
$42,000 1 August-2015 through 31-July-2016 USACE-Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Fellowship.
$235,223.00 1-Feb-2016 through 31-Jan-2018 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center: Using OLYMPEX Field Data, Satellite Simulators, and Unique Surface Instrumentation to Improve Cloud Microphysical Parameterizations
$409,289.00 15-Sep-2016 through 31-Aug-2019 National Science Foundation: GP-IMPACT: Increasing Geosciences Enrollment through Research Experiences, Mentoring, and Curriculum Interactions with Community Colleges and High Schools (PI Brian Colle , Co-PI Edmund Chang, Gilbert Hanson, Hyemi Kim, Kamazima Lwiza, Paul Siegel)
$80,677 1-Oct-2017 through 30-Sep-2019 Consolidated Edison Company of New York Incorporated: Enhanced Tools for Ensemble Weather Prediction.

Publications

Korfe, N. G., & Colle, B. A. (2017). Evaluation of Cool-Season Extratropical Cyclones in a Multi-Model Ensemble for Eastern North America and the Western Atlantic Ocean. Weather and Forecasting, (2017).

Zhang, Z., & Colle, B. A. (2017). Changes in Extratropical Cyclone Precipitation and Associated Processes During the 21st Century over Eastern North America and the Western Atlantic Using a Cyclone-Relative Approach. Journal of Climate, (2017).

Leonardo, N. M., & Colle, B. A. (2017). Verification of Multimodel Ensemble Forecasts of North Atlantic Tropical Cyclones. Weather and Forecasting, 32(6), 2083-2101.

Naeger, A. R., Colle, B. A., & Molthan, A. (2017). Evaluation of Cloud Microphysical Schemes for a Warm Frontal Snowband During the GPM Cold Season Precipitation Experiment (GCPEx). Monthly Weather Review, (2017).

Zhang, Z., & Colle, B. A. (2017). Changes in Extratropical Cyclone Precipitation and Associated Processes During the 21st Century over Eastern North America and the Western Atlantic Using a Cyclone-Relative Approach. Journal of Climate, (2017).

Yang, K., Davidson, R. A., Nozick, L. K., Blanton, B., & Colle, B. (2017). Scenario-Based Hazard Trees for Depicting Resolution of Hurricane Uncertainty over Time. Natural Hazards Review, 18(3), 04017001.

Zheng, M., Chang, E.K., Colle, B.A., Luo, Y. and Zhu, Y., 2017. Applying Fuzzy Clustering to a Multimodel Ensemble for US East Coast Winter Storms: Scenario Identification and Forecast Verification. Weather and Forecasting, 32(3), pp.881-903.

Roberts, K. J., Colle, B. A., & Korfe, N. (2017). Impact of Simulated Twenty-First-Century Changes in Extratropical Cyclones on Coastal Flooding at the Battery, New York City. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 56(2), 415-432.

Colle, B. A., Naeger, A. R., & Molthan, A. (2017). Evolution of an Intense Warm Frontal Precipitation Band During the GPM Cold-Season Precipitation Experiment (GCPEx)

Molthan, A. L., Colle, B. A., Yuter, S. E., & Stark, D. (2016). Comparisons of Modeled and Observed Reflectivities and Fall Speeds for Snowfall of Varied Riming Degrees during Winter Storms on Long Island, New York. Monthly Weather Review, 144(11), 4327-4347.

Yi, W., Nozick, L., Davidson, R., Blanton, B., & Colle, B. (2017). Optimization of the issuance of evacuation orders under evolving hurricane conditions. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 95, 285-304.

Colle, B. A., Naeger, A. R., & Molthan, A. (2016). Structure and Evolution of a Warm Frontal Precipitation Band During the GPM Cold Season Precipitation Experiment (GCPEx). Monthly Weather Review, (2016).

Archer, C. L., Colle, B. A., Veron, D. L., Veron, F., & Sienkiewicz, M. J. (2016). On the predominance of unstable atmospheric conditions in the marine boundary layer offshore of the US northeastern coast. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121(15), 8869-8885.

Li, H., & Colle, B. A. 2015: Future Changes in Convective Storm Days over the Northeastern United States Using Linear Discriminant Analysis Applied to CMIP5 Predictions. J. Climate. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00831.1.

Colle, B. A., Sienkiewicz, M. J., Archer, C., Veron, D., Veron, F., Kempton, W., & Mak, J. E. (2016). Improving the mapping and prediction of offshore wind resources (IMPOWR): Experimental overview and first results. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 97(8), 1377-1390.

Erickson, M. J., Charney, J. J., & Colle, B. A. (2015). Development of a Fire Weather Index Using Meteorological Observations within the Northeast United States. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, (2015).

Jackie Collier

Jackie Collier

Associate Professor

Phytoplankton physiological ecology; Biocomplexity and microbial diversity; Planktonic ecosystem processes in marine, estuarine, and freshwater systems

Grants

$144,176.00 17-Sep-2015 through 1-Apr-2017 Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation: Developing Molecular Genetic Tools for Labyrinthulomycetes (PI Jackie Collier , Co-PI Joshua Rest)
$180,207.00 25-Aug-2017 through 24-Aug-2018 Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation: Expanding the Genetic Tool Kit for Aurantiochytrium (PI Jackie Collier , Co-PI Joshua Rest)
$594,118.00 9-Jul-2013 through 1-Mar-2017 National Park Service: Assessing the Response of the Great South Bay Plankton Community to Hurricane Sandy (PI Christopher Gobler, Co-PI Jackie Collier, Darcy Lonsdale)
$259,608 1-Feb-2014 through 31-Jan-2016. New York Sea Grant: QPX distribution and persistence in the environment (PI Bassem Allam, Co-PIs Emmanuelle Pales-Espinosa, Jackie Collier, Debra Barnes)

Publications

Mao, X., Waugh, S., Langlois, K., Collier, J.L., Price, R., Garvey, J., Gobler, C. and Walker, H., 2017. Nitrogen transformations and microbial characterization in passive nitrogen removing biofilters (NRBs) for onsite wastewater treatment. Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation, 2017(15), pp.898-906.

Collier, J. L., Geraci-Yee, S., Lilje, O., & Gleason, F. H. (2017). Possible impacts of zoosporic parasites in diseases of commercially important marine mollusc species: part II. Labyrinthulomycota. Botanica Marina, 60(4), 409-417.

Gleason, F. H., Lilje, O., Dang, C., Geraci-Yee, S., & Collier, J. L. (2017). Possible impacts of zoosporic parasites in diseases of commercially important marine mollusc species: part I. Perkinsozoa. Botanica Marina, 60(4), 401-408.

Brzezinski, M. A., Krause, J. W., Baines, S. B., Collier, J. L., & Ohnemus, D. C. (2017). Patterns and regulation of silicon accumulation in Synechococcus spp. Journal of Phycology.

Krause, J. W., Brzezinski, M. A., Baines, S. B., Collier, J. L., Twining, B. S., & Ohnemus, D. C. (2017). Picoplankton contribution to biogenic silica stocks and production rates in the Sargasso Sea. Global Biogeochemical Cycles.

Liu, Q., Collier, J. L., & Allam, B. (2017). Seasonality of QPX disease in the Raritan Bay (NY) wild hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria) population. Aquaculture Research, 48(3), 1269-1278.

Ohnemus, D.C., Rauschenberg, S., Krause, J.W., Brzezinski, M.A., Collier, J.L., Geraci-Yee, S., Baines, S.B. and Twining, B.S., 2016. Silicon content of individual cells of Synechococcus from the North Atlantic Ocean. Marine Chemistry, 187, pp.16-24.

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Nolwenn Dheilly

Nolwenn Dheilly

Assistant Professor

Evolution of Host-Parasite Interactions

Grants

$24,893.00 1-Feb-2016 through 31-Jan-2018 Eppley Foundation for Research Incorporated: Microbiome-Parasite Interactions: The Tapeworm-Stickleback Fish Parasite-Host System
$7,832 2017 through 2018 AWARD from the EPPLEY Foundation For Research: Microbiome-Parasite Interactions: The tapeworm-Stickleback Fish Parasite-Host System
$36,660 2016 through 2017 Minghua Zhang Early Career Faculty Innovation Fund: A model system to study the role of parasite microbiome role in infection
$37,000 2017 through 2018 Minghua Zhang Early Career Faculty Innovation Fund: Real-time investigation of fish host adaptation to infection by a helminth parasite
$1,000 2017 Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution: CHILDCARE Award

Publications

Children's Literature Features

Science et vie Junior #320 pp 30-31: “Nightmare in Alaska” reviews the research of Dr. Dheilly NM

Science et vie Junior #320 pp 32-33:“spellbound by a wasp” reviews the research of Dr. Dheilly NM

Ana Maria Rodriguez, (2017) The Secret of the Scuba Diving Spider… and More! (Animal Secrets Revealed!) ISBN: 978-0766086296

Conference Presentations

Hahn M, Dheilly NM, NYC Parasitology 2. A potential role for microbes in the infectious process of the cestode parasite Schistocephalus solidus. New-York, USA Talk

Dheilly NM, Hahn M NYC Parasitology 2. Evolution of hosts, parasites and their microbiomes. New-York, USA Talk

Hahn M, Dheilly NM, European Society of Evolutionary Biology. A potential role for microbes in the infectious process of the cestode parasite Schistocephalus solidus. Groningen, The Netherlands Oral presentation

Dheilly NM, Hahn M. European Society of Evolutionary Biology. Evolution of hosts, parasites and their microbiomes. Groningen, The Netherlands Oral presentation

Dheilly NM, Hahn M. SMBE. Evolution of hosts, parasites and their microbiomes. . Austin, USA Poster presentation

Dheilly NM. BioGenomics2017. Parasite Microbiomes: The missing link in parasite ecology and associated pathologies. Washington DC, USA Poster presentation

Invited Seminars

Dheilly NM Invited by the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, Maine, USA to give a seminar: Looking beyond the red queen: the role of microbes in host-parasite interaction Invited seminar

Dheilly NM Invited by the Research Department to give a seminar, Department of Ecology and Evolution, Stony Brook University, New York, USA : Looking beyond the red queen: microorganisms as drivers of host-parasite interaction. Invited seminar

Dheilly NM Invited by the Research Department to give a seminar, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, Connecticut, USA: Looking beyond the red queen: microorganisms as drivers of host-parasite interactions. Invited seminar

Anthony Dvarskas

Anthony Dvarskas

Assistant Professor

Environmental economics, ecosystem services and resilience of coastal ecosystems, economics of restoration, natural capital accounting

Publications

Conference Presentations

Dvarskas A. (2017) Economic valuation of nitrogen bioextraction. Presented to Long Island Sound Technical Advisory Committee.

Dvarskas A. (2017) Ecosystem services and economics of the Hudson Canyon. Presented at Wildlife Conservation Society Professional Development Workshop for NYC Teachers at New York Aquarium, Brooklyn, NY.

Rose J., Dixon M., Bohorquez J., Bowgen R., Bricker S., Wikfors G., and Dvarskas A. (2017) Hyperlocal ecosystem services: nutrient removal and increased water clarity provided by shellfish to a municipality. Presented at Coastal Estuarine Research Foundation Conference, Providence, RI.

Smith E. and Dvarskas A. (2016) Economic benefits from addressing nitrogen pollution: the role of water quality improvements in improving real estate values. Presented at Latitude 41 Nitrogen Reduction symposium, Stony Brook, NY.

Dvarskas A. and Nepf M. (2016) Water clarity and housing values in Suffolk County. Presented at Center for Natural Resources and Economic Policy Conference, New Orleans, LA.

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Ali Farhadzadeh

Ali Farhadzadeh

Assistant Professor

Nearshore hydrodynamics, sediment transport, wave-current-sediment-structure interaction, resilient coastal protection systems, coastal flooding

Donovan Finn

Donovan Finn

Assistant Professor

community-based planning, disaster recovery, resilience policy, urban design and placemaking

Grants

$110,611.00 20-Jun-2013 through 31-Jul-2017 National Science Foundation: Collaborative Research: Interdependency in Decision Making, A Holistic Approach to Understanding Community Recovery from Catastrophes

Edited Publications

Finn, D., (2016) “Reflecting on the risks of DIY urbanism.” Curb Magazine (The City‐Region Studies Centre at the University of Alberta, Canada). 6:2, 10-11.

Finn, D. (2016) “Introduction to the second special issue on DIY urbanism.” Journal of Urbanism, 9:2, 99-100.

Conference Presentations

Finn, D. and Marshall, J.T. “Sandy at Five: Assessing Structural Barriers to Long-Term Community Recovery Following Catastrophic Disasters” Eighth Annual Colloquium on Environmental Scholarship. Vermont Law School, South Royalton, VT. September 23, 2017.

Green, T. and Finn, D. “State-sponsored integrated regional planning in the United States: Where did it come from and where is it going?” The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) 2017, 57th Annual Conference, Denver, CO. October 15, 2017.

Chandrasekhar, D., Finn, D. and Xiao, Y. “A Longitudinal Analysis of Household Recovery After 2012’s Hurricane Sandy” The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) 2017, 57th Annual Conference, Denver, CO. October 14, 2017

Xiao, Y., Wu, K., Chandrasekhar, D. and Finn, D. “Understanding Social Vulnerability and Social Capital for Disaster Resilience.” 11th International Association for China Planning (IACP) Conference, Harbin, China, June 16 – 18, 2017.

Xiao, Y., Chandrasekhar, D., Finn, D. and Rothfeder, R. “What Drives Household Recovery After Catastrophic Disasters? Lessons From New York City After The 2012 Hurricane Sandy.” The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) 56th Annual Conference, Portland, OR. November 4, 2016.

Finn, D., Chandrasekhar, D. and Xiao, Y. “Planning After Sandy: How Do We Rebuild For A More Resilient Region?” The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) 56th Annual Conference, Portland, OR. November 4, 2016. Finn, D., Chandrasekhar, D. and Xiao, Y. “Recovery planning from the neighborhood to the region: The case of Superstorm Sandy.” International Sociological Association’s International Research Committee on Disasters Annual Meeting. Broomfield, CO, July 14, 2016.

Invited Talks

Finn, D. “Resilience as a way of life: What can we learn from the Dutch approach to urban design?” Rutgers University, Department of Landscape Architecture Common Lecture Series, New Brunswick, NJ. December 6, 2017.

Finn, D. “New York City’s Public Plaza Program: Transforming streets for people,” Placemaking Week, Amsterdam, NL. October 13, 2017.

Finn, D. “We built this city: The contradictory implications of DIY public space activism,” The Humanities Institute at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY. October 19, 2016.

Finn, D. (Panelist) Enhancing Resilience through Research, Collaboration, and Advocacy panel, 41st Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop, Broomfield, CO. July 11, 2016.

Media Interviews

David Olson (July 9, 2017) MTA ferries seen as ‘trial run’ for permanent Glen Cove service. Newsday.

Elisabeth Gawthrop (September 3, 2016) A Wall Against the Next Sandy: Where Should It Go? The Brooklyn Ink.

David Olson (July 5, 2016). Glen Cove begins search for ferry service operator to NYC. Newsday

David Olson (Feb 21, 2016) Glen Cove to NYC ferry service expected this summer at terminal. Newsday.

Publications
Nicholas Fisher

Nicholas Fisher

Distinguished Professor / Director, CIDER

Marine phytoplankton physiology and ecology, biogeo-chemistry of metals, marine pollution

Grants

$1,157,227.28 1-Apr-2010 through 31-Dec-2017 Stony Brook Foundation: Gelfond Fund for Research
$451,888.00 15-Mar-2013 through 28-Feb-2017 National Science Foundation: Collaborative Research: Methylmercury Interactions with Marine Plankton
$88,000.00 1-Nov-2014 31-Jul-2016 Syracuse University: Monitoring to Evaluate Temporal Trends and Spatial Patterns in Mercury Concentrations in Marine Fish of New York State
$62,351.00 1-Apr-2015 31-Mar-2016 Dartmouth College: Sources and Protracted Effects of Early Life Exposure to Arsenic and Mercury
$361,802.00 1-Sep-2016 through 31-Aug-2019 National Science Foundation: Collaborative Research:Transformations and Mercury Isotopic Fractionation of Methylmercury by Marine Phytoplankton
$51,060.00 1-Jan-2017 through 31-Dec-2017 Stony Brook Foundation: Pilot Analysis of Nutritional Modifiers of Methylmercury Uptake – Research Collaboration with Harvard
$56,116.00 1-Apr-2017 through 31-Mar-2018 Dartmouth College: Sources and Protracted Effects of Early Life Exposure to Arsenic and Mercury

Publications

Lee, C. S., & Fisher, N. S. (2017). Bioaccumulation of methylmercury in a marine diatom and the influence of dissolved organic matter. Marine Chemistry.

Madigan, D. J., Baumann, Z., Snodgrass, O. E., Dewar, H., Berman-Kowalewski, M., Weng, K. C., … & Fisher, N. S. (2017). Assessing Fukushima-derived radiocesium in migratory Pacific predators. Environmental Science & Technology, 51(16), 8962-8971.

Lee, C. S., & Fisher, N. S. (2017). Bioaccumulation of methylmercury in a marine copepod. Environmental toxicology and chemistry, 36(5), 1287-1293.

Lee, C. S., Lutcavage, M. E., Chandler, E., Madigan, D. J., Cerrato, R. M., & Fisher, N. S. (2016). Declining Mercury Concentrations in Bluefin Tuna Reflect Reduced Emissions to the North Atlantic Ocean. Environmental Science & Technology.

Baumann, Z., Mason, R.P., Conover, D.O., Balcom, P., Chen, C.Y., Buckman, K.L., Fisher, N.S. and Baumann, H., 2016. Mercury bioaccumulation increases with latitude in a coastal marine fish (Atlantic silverside, Menidia menidia). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, (999), pp.1-7.

Wang, C., Baumann, Z., Madigan, D. J., & Fisher, N. S. (2016). Contaminated Marine Sediments As a Source of Cesium Radioisotopes for Benthic Fauna near Fukushima. Environmental Science & Technology, 50(19), 10448-10455.

Madigan, D. J., Chiang, W. C., Wallsgrove, N. J., Popp, B. N., Kitagawa, T., Choy, C. A., … & Sun, C. L. (2016). Intrinsic tracers reveal recent foraging ecology of giant Pacific bluefin tuna at their primary spawning grounds. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 553, 253-266.

Lee, C. S., & Fisher, N. S. (2016). Methylmercury uptake by diverse marine phytoplankton. Limnology and Oceanography, 61(5), 1626-1639.

Madigan, D.J., Chiang, W.C., Wallsgrove, N.J., Popp, B.N., Kitagawa, T., Choy, C.A., Tallmon, J., Ahmed, N., Fisher, N.S. and Sun, C.L., (2016). Intrinsic tracers reveal recent foraging ecology of giant Pacific bluefin tuna at their primary spawning grounds. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 553, pp.253-266.

Chen, C. Y., Ward, D. M., Williams, J. J., & Fisher, N. S. (2016). Metal bioaccumulation by estuarine food webs in New England, USA. Journal of marine science and engineering, 4(2), 41.

Baines, S. B., Chen, X., Vogt, S., Fisher, N. S., Twining, B. S., & Landry, M. R. (2016). Microplankton trace element contents: implications for mineral limitation of mesozooplankton in an HNLC area. Journal of Plankton Research, fbv109.

Charles Flagg

Charles Flagg

Research Professor

Continental Shelf Dynamics, Bio-Physical Interactions in Shelf Systems, Climate Change Effects on Coastal Systems, Shipboard ADCPs on Volunteer Observing Ships

Grants

$515,354.00 8-Jun-2011 through 31-Jul-2017 National Science Foundation: Collaborative Research: The Norrona Project: An International Collaboration for Sustained Studies of the Meridional Overturning Circulation Between Denmark, the Faroes and Iceland
$254,968.00 16-Jul-2013 through 1-Mar-2017 National Park Service: Continuation of Physical Monitoring of the Old Inlet Breach, Fire Island National Seashore (PI Charles Flagg , Co-PI Roger Flood, Henry Bokuniewicz)
$113,081.00 1-Sep-2014 31-Aug-2015 University of Rhode Island Sustained Observations Between New York to Bermuda
$915,431.00 15-Sep-2015 through 31-Aug-2018 National Science Foundation: Collaborative Research: The Oleander Project: High-resolution Observation of the Dynamic Ocean Between New Jersey and Bermuda
$138,495.00 15-May-2017 through 30-Apr-2019 National Science Foundation: Collaborative Research: The Norrona Project: An International Collaboration for Sustained Studies of the Meridional Overturning Circulation Between Denmark, The Faroes and Iceland
$149,995.00 15-Sep-2014 14-Sep-2016 National Park Service Effects of Storm-Induced Barrier Breach on Community Assemblages and Ecosystem Structure Within a Temperate Lagoonal Estuary (Post-Hurricane Sandy Study)
$865,696.00 Apr-2017 through Mar-2019 New York Department of Environmental Conservation: Near-field impacts of ocean (STP) outfalls  (PI Henry Bokuniewicz, Co-PIs Bruce Brownawell, Robert Cerrato, Charles Flagg, Roger Flood, Larry Swanson, Darcy Lonsdale)

Publications
Roger Flood

Roger Flood

Professor Emeritus

Marine geology, sediment dynamics, continental margin sedimentation

Grants

$78,665.00 17-Nov-2011 through 31-Jan-2016 Consortium for Ocean Leadership: Participation of Roger Flood in IODP Leg 339
$30,360.00 7-Feb-2013 through 31-Jan-2016 National Science Foundation: Rapid Grant: Collaborative Investigations of the Impact of Superstorm Sandy on the South Shore of Long Island (PI Roger Flood, Co-PI Bruce Brownawell)
$254,968.00 16-Jul-2013 through 31-Jul-2016 National Park Service: Continuation of Physical Monitoring of the Old Inlet Breach, Fire Island National Seashore  (PI Charles Flagg, Co-PIs Roger Flood, Henry Bokuniewicz)
$299,982 2-Feb-2015 through 31-May-2016 New York State Department of State: Sandy Needs and Resources Offshore New York (PI Henry Bokuniewicz, Co-PIs Robert Wilson, Roger Flood)
$865,696.00 Apr-2017 through Mar-2019 New York Department of Environmental Conservation: Near-field impacts of ocean (STP) outfalls  (PI Henry Bokuniewicz, Co-PIs Bruce Brownawell, Robert Cerrato, Charles Flagg, Roger Flood, Larry Swanson, Darcy Lonsdale)

Publications
Michael French

Michael French

Assistant Professor

supercell and tornado dynamics; Doppler weather radar applications; mesoscale meteorology

Grants

$444,234.00 1-Sep-2015 through 31-Aug-2017 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center: Nowcasting Severe Storm Evolution and Tracking Storm Life Cycles in the Northeast United States Using GOES-R (PI Michael French, Co-PI Brian Colle)

$29,580.00 2017 through 2018 Minghua Zhang Early Career Faculty Innovation Fund: Mobile, Doppler Lidar and Phased Array Radar Observations of Cool and Warm Season Mesoscale Phenomena on Long Island

Publications
Michael Frisk

Michael Frisk

Professor

Fish ecology, population modeling and life history theory

Grants

$180,000.00 1-Dec-2014 31-Dec-2016 Tetra Tech Incorporated Winter Flounder Study for the Mattituck Inlet Project,NY
$210,000.00 1-Jul-2013 31-Mar-2017 New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Effects of a Storm-Induced Barrier Breach on Community Structure within a Temperate Lagoonal Estuary (PI Michael Frisk, Co-PIs Janet Nye, Robert Cerrato)
$149,995.00 15-Sep-2014 14-Sep-2016 National Park Service Effects of Storm-Induced Barrier Breach on Community Assemblages and Ecosystem Structure Within a Temperate Lagoonal Estuary (Post-Hurricane Sandy Study)   (PI Janet Nye, Co-PIs Michael Frisk, Robert Cerrato, Charles Flagg)
$668,624.00 1-Apr-2014 31-Mar-2018 New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Assessing blue crab abundance and life history characteristics and predicting future population trends on Long Island (PI Robert Cerrato, Co-PIs Janet Nye, Michael Frisk)
$399,768.00 25-Apr-2016 through 30-Apr-2018 Bureau of Ocean Energy Management: Monitoring Endangered Atlantic Sturgeon and Commercial Finfish Habitat Use Offshore New York Dated 1/28/16 and Revised 4/06/16 (PI Michael Frisk , Co-PI Robert Cerrato, Demian Chapman )
$224,350.00 1-Jan-2017 through 31-Oct-2017 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council: Fisheries- Independent Pilot Survey for Golden and Blueline Tilefish Throughout thet Range from Georges Bank to Cape Hatteras (PI Michael Frisk , Co-PI Robert Cerrato, Jill Olin)
$399,993.00 11-Jan-2016 through 28-Feb-2018 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Restoring Long Island’s Winter Flounder Inshore Fisheries-Approaches to Avoid Extirpation
$75,645.00 1-Apr-2016 through 15-Dec-2017 Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission: Changes in Availability of Mid-Atlantic Fish Stocks to Fisheries-Independent Surveys (PI Janet Nye, Co-PI Michael Frisk)
$1,760,703 2017 through 2020 NYS Department of Environmental Conservation: Nearshore Ocean Trawl Survey (PI Michael Frisk, Co-PI Robert Cerrato)
$399,993 2016 through 2018 NOAA: Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program: Restoring Long Island’s winter flounder inshore fisheries – Approaches to avoid extirpation (PI Michael Frisk, Co-PI Robert Cerrato, Anne McElroy and Demian Chapman).

Publications

Shipley, O.N., Murchie, K.J., Frisk, M.G., Brooks, E.J., Shea, O.R.O., & Power M. (2017). Low lipid and urea effects and inter-tissue comparisons of stable isotope signatures in three nearshore elasmobranchs. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 579, 233-238.

Melnychuk, M. C., Dunton, K. J., Jordaan, A., McKown, K. A., & Frisk, M. G. (2017). Informing conservation strategies for the endangered Atlantic sturgeon using acoustic telemetry and multi‐state mark–recapture models. Journal of Applied Ecology, 54(3), 914-925.

Martinez, C. M., Duplisea, D. E., Cerrato, R. M., & Frisk, M. G. (2017). Exploration of Trends in Interspecific Abundance-Occupancy Relationships Using Empirically Derived Simulated Communities. PloS one, 12(1), e0170816.

Duplisea, D. E., Frisk, M. G., & Trenkel, V. M. (2016). Extinction Debt and Colonizer Credit on a Habitat Perturbed Fishing Bank. PloS one, 11(11), e0166409.

Sagarese, S. R., Frisk, M. G., Cerrato, R. M., Sosebee, K. A., Musick, J. A., & Rago, P. J. (2016). Diel Variations in Survey Catch Rates and Survey Catchability of Spiny Dogfish and their Pelagic Prey in the Northeast US Continental Shelf Large Marine Ecosystem. Marine and Coastal Fisheries, 8(1), 244-262.

Breece, M. W., Fox, D. A., Dunton, K. J., Frisk, M. G., Jordaan, A., & Oliver, M. J. (2016). Dynamic seascapes predict the marine occurrence of an endangered species: Atlantic Sturgeon Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

Martinez, C. M., Rohlf, F. J., & Frisk, M. G. (2016). Sexual dimorphism in sister species of Leucoraja skate and its relationship to reproductive strategy and life history. Evolution & Development.

Dunton, K. J., Jordaan, A., Secor, D. H., Martinez, C. M., Kehler, T., Hattala, K. A., … & Frisk, M. G. (2016). Age and Growth of Atlantic Sturgeon in the New York Bight. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 36(1), 62-73.

Martinez, C. M., Rohlf, F. J., & Frisk, M. G. (2016). Re‐evaluation of batoid pectoral morphology reveals novel patterns of diversity among major lineages. Journal of morphology, 277(4), 482-493.

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Christopher Gobler

Christopher Gobler

Endowed Chair

Coastal ecosystem ecology, climate change, harmful algal blooms, phytoplankton, ocean acidification, effects of multiple stressors on coastal marine resources, aquatic biogeochemistry

Grants

$1,840,000.00 1-Jan-2010 through 31-Dec-2017 Renaissance Charitable Foundation Incorporated: Southampton Coastal and Estuarine Research Program (SCERP)
$463,232.00 1-Sep-2011 through 31-Aug-2016 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: MERHAB: Monitoring, Forecasting, and Enhanced Response to PSP and DSP Events in New York Coastal Waters
$533,000.00 1-Sep-2012 through 31-Aug-2016 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Using Ecological Models to Predict Population Effects of Increasing Ocean Acidification on Northeast US Resource Bivalves
$184,134.00 4-Apr-2013 through 3-Apr-2017 East Hampton Town Trustees: Assessing Harmful Algae and Pathogens in East Hampton Town Trustee Waters
$594,118.00 9-Jul-2013 through 1-Mar-2017 National Park Service: Assessing the Response of the Great South Bay Plankton Community to Hurricane Sandy (PI Christopher Gobler , Co-PI Jackie Collier, Darcy Lonsdale)
$16,390.05 1-Oct-2013 through 31-Dec-2016 NYS State Governors Office: NY-RISE: New York Research Institute for Storm Emergencies
$203,308.00 1-Feb-2014 through 31-Jan-2018 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: New York Sea Grant’s Omnibus 2014 – 2018
$98,193.00 17-Jun-2014 through 31-Mar-2016 National Park Service: Assessing the Response of Juvenile and Adult Hard Clams to the New Breach in Great South Bay: Post-Hurricane Sandy Study
$246,521.00 22-Aug-2014 through 1-Mar-2017 National Park Service: Acidification, Hypoxia, and Algal Blooms: Barriers to Current and Future Ecosystem Restoration and Climate Change Resilience in Jamaica Bay (Post Hurricane Sandy Study)
$49,998.00 16-Sep-2014 15-Sep-2016 National Park Service Assessing the Response of Indicator Bacteria in Great South Bay to Hurricane Sandy
$57,583.00 15-Aug-2014 31-Oct-2016 Virginia Institute of Marine Science Collaborative Research: Identification of Nitrogen Sources for Toxic Alexandrium Blooms Using a Novel Species-Specific Tracer, d15N-Saxitoxin
$96,192.00 22-Apr-2015 through 31-Dec-2016 Town of Southampton: Towards the Migration of Excessive Nitrogen Loads to Coastal Waters in the Town of Southampton: Goal Setting and Public Education
$361,411.00 1-Sep-2015 through 31-Aug-2018 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: ECOHAB: Resolving the Effects of Resource Availability, Predation and Competition on Brown Tide Dynamics Using Metatranscriptomics
$648,600.00 1-Sep-2015 through 31-Aug-2017 Bloomberg Philanthropies: Clean Water Technology Initiative (PI Christopher Gobler, Co-PI Roy Price, Harold Walker)
$1,000,000.00 1-Sep-2016 through 30-Aug-2017 NYS Department of Environmental Conservation: NYS Center for Clean Water Technology (PI Christopher Gobler, Co-PI Harold Walker)
$53,860.00 1-Apr-2015 through 31-Dec-2017 Suffolk County Health Services: Environmental Quality/Monitoring Toxic Cyanobacteria and Assessment of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning and Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning Services
$240,000 01-May-2013 through 30-Apr-2016. Rauch Foundation: Assessing the impacts of land-derived nitrogen loads on coastal resources
$3,000,000 01-May-2012 through 30-Apr-2017. Shinnecock Bay Restoration Program
$198,000 01-Jul-2014 through 30-Jun-2016. Dolan Family Foundations: Long Island Marine Monitoring Network
$339,270 01-Mar-2015 through 28-Feb-2017. Friends of Georgica Pond: Environmental and Human Health Risks at Georgica Pond; Working Toward a Sustainable Plan for Remediation
$23,027.00 6-Nov-2015 through 31-Aug-2016 Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library: Water Test Proposal for a Man-Made Lake at Shirley (PI Qing-Zhi Zhu, Co-PI Christopher Gobler)
$237,915 01-Sep-2015 through 31-Aug-2017. NYSDEC: Development of a coupled biological-physical model to predict and mitigate PSP-causing blooms of Alexandrium fundyense in Long Island Sound
$30,000 01-Jun-2015 through 31-May-2017. NYSDEC: Monitoring NYS lakes and ponds for toxic blue green algae
$505,658.00 1-May-2016 through 30-Apr-2020 NYS Department of Environmental Conservation: Shinnecock Bay Restoration Project (PI Bradley Peterson, Co-PI Christopher Gobler)

Publications

Berdalet, E., R. Kudela, E. Urban, H. Enevoldsen, N.S. Banas, E. Bresnan, M. Burford, K. Davidson, C.J. Gobler, B. Karlson, P.T. Lim, L. Mackenzie, M. Montresor, V.L. Trainer, G. Usup, and K. Yin. 2017. GlobalHAB: A new program to promote international research, observations, and modeling of harmful algal blooms in aquatic systems. Oceanography 30(1):70–81, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.111.

Gobler, C. J., Hattenrath-Lehmann, T. K., Doherty, O. M., Griffith, A. W., Kang, Y., & Litaker, R. W. (2017). Reply to Dees et al.: Ocean warming promotes species-specific increases in the cellular growth rates of harmful algal blooms. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201715749.

Xu, N., Wang, M., Tang, Y., Zhang, Q., Duan, S., & Gobler, C. J. (2017). Acute toxicity of the cosmopolitan bloom-forming dinoflagellate Akashiwo sanguinea to finfish, shellfish, and zooplankton. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 80(3), 209-222.

Kang, Y., & Gobler, C. J. (2017). The brown tide algae, Aureococcus anophagefferens and Aureoumbra lagunensis (Pelagophyceae), allelopathically inhibit the growth of competing microalgae during harmful algal blooms. Limnology and Oceanography.

Thickman, J. D., & Gobler, C. J. (2017). The ability of algal organic matter and surface runoff to promote the abundance of pathogenic and non-pathogenic strains of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in Long Island Sound, USA. PloS one, 12(10), e0185994.

Griffith, A. W., & Gobler, C. J. (2017). Transgenerational exposure of North Atlantic bivalves to ocean acidification renders offspring more vulnerable to low pH and additional stressors. Scientific Reports, 7.

Young, C. S., & Gobler, C. J. (2017). The organizing effects of elevated CO2 on competition among estuarine primary producers. Scientific Reports, 7.

Mao, X., Waugh, S., Langlois, K., Collier, J.L., Price, R., Garvey, J., Gobler, C. and Walker, H., 2017. Nitrogen transformations and microbial characterization in passive nitrogen removing biofilters (NRBs) for onsite wastewater treatment. Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation, 2017(15), pp.898-906.

Hattenrath-Lehmann, T. K., & Gobler, C. J. (2017). Identification of unique microbiomes associated with harmful algal blooms caused by Alexandrium fundyense and Dinophysis acuminata. Harmful Algae, 68, 17-30.

Rountos, K. J., Gobler, C. J., & Pikitch, E. K. (2017). Ontogenetic Differences in Swimming Behavior of Fish Exposed to the Harmful Dinoflagellate Cochlodinium polykrikoides. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 146(5), 1081-1091.

Kang, Y., Kudela, R. M., & Gobler, C. J. Quantifying nitrogen assimilation rates of individual phytoplankton species and plankton groups during harmful algal blooms via sorting flow cytometry. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods.

Rosen, B. H., Davis, T. W., Gobler, C. J., Kramer, B. J., & Loftin, K. A. (2017). Cyanobacteria of the 2016 Lake Okeechobee and Okeechobee Waterway harmful algal bloom (No. 2017-1054). US Geological Survey.

Gobler, C. J., Doherty, O. M., Hattenrath-Lehmann, T. K., Griffith, A. W., Kang, Y., & Litaker, R. W. (2017). Ocean warming since 1982 has expanded the niche of toxic algal blooms in the North Atlantic and North Pacific oceans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201619575. doi:10.1073/pnas.1619575114

Hattenrath-Lehmann, T. K., Ossiboff, R. J., Burnell, C. A., Rauschenberg, C. D., Hynes, K., Burke, R. L., … & Gobler, C. J. (2017). The role of a PSP-producing Alexandrium bloom in an unprecedented diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) mortality event in Flanders Bay, New York, USA. Toxicon, 129, 36-43.

Harke, M. J., Jankowiak, J. G., Morrell, B. K., & Gobler, C. J. (2016). Transcriptomic responses in the bloom-forming cyanobacterium Microcystis induced during exposure to zooplankton. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, AEM-02832.

Gobler, C. J., Clark, H. R., Griffith, A. W., & Lusty, M. W. (2016). Diurnal Fluctuations in Acidification and Hypoxia Reduce the Growth and Survival of Larval and Juvenile Bay Scallops (Argopecten irradians) and Hard Clams (Mercenaria mercenaria). Frontiers in Marine Science, 3, 282.

Clark, H. R., & Gobler, C. J. (2016). Diurnal fluctuations in CO2 and dissolved oxygen concentrations do not provide a refuge from hypoxia and acidification for early-life-stage bivalves. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 558, 1-14.

Kang, Y., Tang, Y. Z., Taylor, G. T., & Gobler, C. J. (2016). Discovery of a resting stage in the harmful, brown tide‐causing pelagophyte, Aureoumbra lagunensis: a mechanism potentially facilitating recurrent blooms and geographic expansion. Journal of Phycology.

Harke, M. J., Steffen, M. M., Gobler, C. J., Otten, T. G., Wilhelm, S. W., Wood, S. A., & Paerl, H. W. (2016). A review of the global ecology, genomics, and biogeography of the toxic cyanobacterium, Microcystis spp. Harmful Algae, 54, 4-20.

Davis, T. W., & Gobler, C. J. (2016). Preface for Special Issue on “Global expansion of harmful cyanobacterial blooms: Diversity, ecology, causes, and controls”. Harmful Algae, 54, 1-3.

Gobler, C. J., Burkholder, J. M., Davis, T. W., Harke, M. J., Johengen, T., Stow, C. A., & Van de Waal, D. B. (2016). The dual role of nitrogen supply in controlling the growth and toxicity of cyanobacterial blooms. Harmful Algae, 54, 87-97.

Gobler, C. J., & Baumann, H. (2016). Hypoxia and acidification in ocean ecosystems: coupled dynamics and effects on marine life. Biology Letters, 12(5), 20150976.

Young, C. S., & Gobler, C. J. (2016). Ocean Acidification Accelerates the Growth of Two Bloom-Forming Macroalgae. PloS one, 11(5), e0155152.

Griffith, A. W., & Gobler, C. J. (2016). Temperature controls the toxicity of the ichthyotoxic dinoflagellate Cochlodinium polykrikoides. MEPS, 545, 63-76.

Moniruzzaman, M., Gann, E. R., LeCleir, G. R., Kang, Y., Gobler, C. J., & Wilhelm, S. W. (2016). Diversity and dynamics of algal Megaviridae members during a harmful brown tide caused by the pelagophyte, Aureococcus anophagefferens. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, fiw058.

Giner, J. L., Ceballos, H., Tang, Y. Z., & Gobler, C. J. (2016). Sterols and Fatty Acids of the Harmful Dinoflagellate Cochlodinium polykrikoides. Chemistry & biodiversity, 13(2), 249-252.

Hattenrath-Lehmann, T. K., Zhen, Y., Wallace, R. B., Tang, Y. Z., & Gobler, C. J. (2016). Mapping the distribution of cysts from the toxic dinoflagellate, Cochlodinium polykrikoides, in bloom-prone estuaries using a novel fluorescence in situ hybridization assay. Applied and environmental microbiology, 82 (4):1114-1125; 10.1128/AEM.03457-15 FEB 2016

Invited Seminars, National

Invited webinar: “Current and future coastal ocean acidification: Implications for marine bivalves”, Seminar for Mid-Atlantic Coastal Acidification Network, January 17, 2017:

Invited webinar: “The complex relationship between nutrients and harmful algal blooms”, US EPA Region 9, April 4, 2017.

Invited seminar: “Coastal Ocean Acidification: A threat to marine life”, November 22st 2016, Brooklyn College, Host: Dr. Brianne Smith

Invited seminar: “Understanding harmful algal blooms in a changing world: From genes to ocean basins”, November 8th 2016, University of Southern California, Host: Dr. David Caron

Invited seminar: Saint Joseph’s College Earth Day seminar, “State of the Bays 2016: Challenges, victories, and solutions”, April 20, 2016, Host: Dr. Konstantine Rountos

Invited seminar: “Understanding harmful algal blooms in a changing world: From genes to ocean basins”, March 21st 2016, Rutgers University, Host: Dr. Kay Bidle

Invited seminar: “Current and future coastal ocean acidification: Implications for marine fisheries”, February 12, 2016, NOAA Headquarters, Silver Spring, MD, Host: Dr. Elizabeth Turner

Invited seminar: “HABs and nitrogen on Long Island: Science, communication, & policy”, February 12, 2016, NOAA Headquarters, Silver Spring, MD, Host: Dr. Quay Dortch

Invited Seminars, Local

January 12, 2017: “How much is too much? Developing models to determine nitrogen reductions needed to mitigate harmful algal blooms”, presentation to the Long Island Nitrogen Action Plan

January 17, 2017: “The threat of ocean acidification to coastal ecosystems”, Host: Mid-Atlantic Coastal Ocean Acidification Network, sponsored by NOAA

January 25, 2017: “Motivation and methods for improving nitrogen removal from on-site wastewater systems’, Host: Shavonne Smith, Shinnecock Indian Nation

February 6, 2017: “New York State’s Center for Clean Water Technology: Addressing water contamination on Long Island”, presentation to the Rauch Foundation

March 13, 2017: LICCRA Environmental Advocates meeting, “State of the Bays 2017: Hope at the Brink”, Host: Kyle Rabin

March 23, 2017, “State of the Bays 2017: Hope at the Brink”, Presentation to the Global Resource Action Committee for the Environment. Host: Helaine Lehrner

April 5, 2017, “Nutrients and HABs: Beyond the classic eutrophication perspective” presentation to USEPA Region 9.

April 7, 2017, LICCRA Annual Public meeting, “State of the Bays 2017: Hope at the Brink”, Host: Dr. Larry Swanson

April 10, 2017: East Hampton Town Hall, “East Hampton Town Trustees 2016 water quality study, final report”, Host: Francis Bock, Trustees President

April 22, 2017: Earth Day Speech for the Quogue Wildlife Refuge

April 23, 2017: “A serenity prayer for the ocean”, Universalist Unitarian Church, Bridgehampton. Host: Kent Martin

April 23, 2017: “Let’s Talk About Water”, East Hampton, NY. Host: Linda Lilienfeld

April 24, 2017: “New York State’s Center for Clean Water Technology: Addressing water contamination on Long Island”, presentation to Newsday

May 22, 2017: “Pollution of Long Island’s surface and drinking waters”, Middle School Kids Go to College, Hosted by the Pine Barrens Society at Stony Brook University. Host: Richard Amper

May 25, 2017, ““State of the Bays 2017: Hope at the Brink”, The Fifth Water We Going to Do Conference, Hauppauge, NY Host: Richard Amper

June 22, 2017: “The threat of toxic cyanobacteria to Long Island’s freshwater bodies”, Long Island Invasive Species Management Area First Annual Conference

June 27, 2017: “Nitrogen Pollution in the Western Bay”, Operation Splash, Citizen’s Campaign for the Environment. Host: Adrienne Esposito

July 16, 2017: “Water quality impairment in Wainscott Pond: Threats and opportunities”, Wainscott Citizen’s Action Committee, Host: Simon Kinsella

August 14, 2017: Water quality impairment in Wainscott Pond: Threats and opportunities”, East Hampton Town Hall, East Hampton Town Trustees, Host: Francis Bock, Trustees President

August 22, 2017: “Addressing wastewater loads in Southampton Village: Effects on and benefits to Lake Agawam. Host: Mayor Michael Irving

August 27, 2017: “Ecosystem management of Georgica Pond: Addressing wastewater threats”, Host: Friends of Georgica Pond

September 5, 2017: “Addressing wastewater loads in Westhampton Beach Village: Effects on and benefits to coastal waters. Host: Mayor Maria Moore

September 12, 2017: Summer of Discontent press conference: Host: Long Island Clean Water Partnership

September 25, 2017: Suffolk County’s Harmful Algal Bloom Action Plan, presentation to Suffolk County Legislature

October 2, 2017: “Stony Brook University: Protecting Long Island’s surface and ground water”, presentation to the Stony Brook University Board of Directors

October 24, 2017: “Harmful Algal Blooms: A Threat to New York Waters”, Citizen’s Campaign for the Environment’s New York State Drinking water meeting, Albany, NY. Host: Adrienne Esposito

November 3, 2017: “How safe is Long Island’s drinking water, and what Stony Brook University is doing to help” Science Advocacy for Long Island inaugural meeting. Host: Sarah Deonarine

December 7, ,2017: “Harmful algal blooms: A growing threat to NY’s drinking and surface water”, New York Water Environmental Association webinar. Host: Maureen Kozol

January 7, 2016: “Wastewater pollution from downtown Southampton Village – impacts on Lake Agawam and coastal waters”, Southampton Village Hall, Host: Mayor Mark Eppley

January 14, 2016: “Nitrogen pollution in Long Island’s coastal waters – crisis and opportunity” Water Matters television show, inaugural episode, Host: Marshall Brown

January 25, 2016: “Nitrogen pollution in Long Island’s coastal waters – crisis and opportunity” Hampton Bays Civic Association, Host: Dr. Scott Carlin

February 2, 2016: Northport Yacht Club Water Quality Symposium, “Water quality in Northport – Huntington Harbor: Identification of impairments”, Host: Frank Petrone

February 28, 2016: “Climate change and shellfish in NY waters”, New York Sea Grant Symposium for NYS shellfish growers and hatcheries, Host: William Wise

March 15, 2016: “The role of estuarine flushing in controlling water quality in Shinnecock Bay and elsewhere on Long Island” Southampton Town Hall, Host: Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman

March 24, 2016: LICCRA Environmental Advocates meeting, “State of the Bays 2016: Challenges, victories, and solutions”, Host: Kyle Rabin

April 2, 2016, LICCRA Annual Public meeting, “State of the Bays 2016: Challenges, victories, and solutions”, Host: Dr. Minghua Zhang

April 4, 2016: “Excessive nitrogen delivery to Long Island coastal waters – crisis and opportunity”, Westhampton Beach Garden Club

April 15, 2016, “New York State PSP and DSP update”, New York Department of Environmental Conservation, Marine Division Host: Debra Barnes, NYSDEC

April 18, 2016, East Hampton Town Hall, “East Hampton Town Trustees 2015 water quality study, final report”, Host: Francis Bock, Trustees President

April 20, 2016, Saint Joseph’s College Earth Day seminar, “State of the Bays 2016: Challenges, victories, and solutions”, Host: Dr. Konstantine Rontous

April 22, 2016, Citizen’s Campaign for the Environment Earth Day Symposium, “State of the Bays 2016: Challenges, victories, and solutions”, Host: Adrienne Esposito

May 3, 2016: Prospect Hill Foundation Latitude 41 meeting: “Development and refinement of nitrogen reduction targets and water quality endpoints”, Stony Brook, NY, Host: Prospect Hill Foundation

May 7, 2016: East Hampton Village Library: “The Pond Scourge: How land use patterns are transforming regional water bodies”, Host: Sara Davidson

May 17, 2016: “Factors promoting HABs on Long Island”, Suffolk County Harmful Algal Bloom Action Plan Workshop, sponsored by New York Sea Grant. Host: William Wise

June 9, 2016, “Victory: Improving water quality benefits marine ecosystems”, The Fourth Water We Going to Do Conference, Hauppauge, NY Host: Richard Amper

June 9, 2016, “HABs across Long Island”, Auxiliary Coast Guard, Farmingdale, NY, Host: Peg Hart.

June 8, 2016: “Predicting and mitigating PSP-causing blooms of Alexandrium fundyense in Long Island Sound”, Long Island Sound Study Technical Advisory Council; Host: William Wise

June 16, 2016: “Nitrogen removing Biofilters”, NYS Center for Clean Water Technology Symposium. Host: Jennifer Garvey

June 18, 2016: “Water Quality On The East End, What You Can Do To Help Improve It…”, The East Hampton Garden Club, Host: Nancy Kelly

October 1, 2016: “Water Quality Impairment on Long Island: Challenges and Solutions”, NYS Marine Educators Association meeting, Host: NYSMEA President

October 22, 2016: “Status and trends in nitrogen-based eutrophication in NY marine coastal waters”, NYS Marine Science Consortium, host: Larry Swanson

December 14, 2016: “How much is too much? Developing models to determine nitrogen reductions needed to improve water quality in Southampton Town waters”, Town of Southampton Board Meeting, host: Jay Schneiderman

 

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Sultan Hameed

Sultan Hameed

Professor

Climate change: analysis, impacts, and predictability

Grants

$23,184.00 1-Sep-2015 31-Mar-2016 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Support for Geller Symposium (PI Sultan Hameed, Co-PI Edmund Chang)
$193,227.00 1-Jul-2014 through 31-Aug-2018 University of Michigan: FATE Proposal: Incorporating an Environmental Index into the Southern New England Mid-Atlantic Yellowtail Flounder Stock Assessment with Potential Predictability (PI Janet Nye, Co-PI Sultan Hameed)
$341,654.00 15-Sep-2016 through 31-Aug-2019 National Science Foundation: Interannual Variability of the Gulf Stream Position: The Role of Atmospheric Forcing (PI Christopher Wolfe, Co-PI Sultan Hameed)
$75,040.00 1-May-2015 through 31-Oct-2016 Suffolk County Department of Economic Development: Effects from the Cooling Water Discharge at the Millstone Nuclear Power Station on the Temperatures of Long Island Sound (PI R Lawrence Swanson, Co-PI Sultan Hameed, Robert Wilson)

Publications

Conference Presentations

Wolfe, C. L. P., S. Hameed, and L. Chi, Tropical Control of the Gulf Stream Path (Dec. 15, 2017), Poster presentation at the AGU Fall Meeting 2017, New Orleans, LA, USA, December 11–15, 2017.

Chi, L., C. L. P. Wolfe, and S. Hameed, Intercomparison of the Gulf Stream in Ocean Reanalyses: 1993−2010 (Dec. 13, 2017), Poster presentation at the AGU Fall Meeting 2017, New Orleans, LA, USA, December 11–15, 2017

Heidi Hutner

Heidi Hutner

Associate Professor

Environmental literature and film; ecofeminism; environmental justice; feminism; race studies; women’s literature; Restoration and eighteenth-century literature and culture.

Edited Publications

Hutner, H. “The Weapons in Our Lives.” Proximity Magazine. October 5, 2017.

Hutner, H. “The First Medical Drones in Madagascar.” New York Times, Dot Earth Blog, November,  2016.

Hutner, H. “Voting for the Planet.” Editor’s Pick–Medium, November 3, 2016.

Hutner, H. “Activist Casey Camp-Horinek on Mothering and the Standing Rock Protest.” Mom’s Clean Air Force, October 11, 2016.

Hutner, H. “Revolutions Have Started This Way.” Manifest-Station, October 9, 2016.

Hutner, H. “A Conservationist’s Call For Humans to Curb Harm to Our Animal Kin.” New York Times, Dot Earth Blog. July 2016.

Hutner, H. “A Death In the Woods.” Tikkun Daily. May 2016.

Hutner, H. “Nuclear Fallout Family: Tales from Miami.” Journal of Florida Studies. May 2016.

Invited Talks

Hutner, H. “Activism, Community, and Love.” Wesleyan University.  April, 2016.

Media Interviews

The Green Divas (January 28, 2016)  Inspired Green Divas: Dr. Heidi Hutner on Eco-Feminism

The Green Divas (March 16, 2016) Inspired Green Divas: Dr. Heidi Hutner on Eco-Grief.

Connect the Dots (May 11, 2016) Election Season Uproar Volume I.

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Marat Khairoutdinov

Marat Khairoutdinov

Professor

Climate modeling, high-resolution cloud modeling, cloud microphysics, super-parameterization, massively parallel super-computing, cloud parameterization

Grants

$445,242.62 1-Jul-2011 through 30-Jun-2016 Colorado State University: Center for Multi-Scale Modeling of Atmospheric Processes (MMAP)
$295,752.00 15-Aug-2014 through 14-Aug-2017 US Department of Energy: Expanding the Computational Frontier of Multi-Scale Atmospheric Simulation to Advance Understanding of Low Cloud / Climate Feedbacks
$283,791.00 15-Dec-2014 through 30-Nov-2017 National Science Foundation: Collaborative Research: Self-Aggregation of Moist Convection, Radiative-Convective Instability, and the Regulation of Tropical Climate

Publications
Hyemi Kim

Hyemi Kim

Associate Professor

low frequency climate variability, tropical meteorology, ocean-atmosphere interaction, prediction and predictability, tropical cyclone activity, extreme events

Grants

$23,179.00 1-Mar-2015 through 29-Feb-2016 Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology Optimization of the Global Seasonal Prediction System by Improving Land Surface Processes
$69,515.00 1-Aug-2015 through 31-Jul-2017 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Prediction of Atmospheric Rivers in NMME
$0.00 1-Oct-2013 through 31-Dec-2016 NYS State Governors Office: NY-RISE: New York Research Institute for Storm Emergencies
$138,183 1-Feb 2014 through 31-Jan-2017: Mid-Atlantic Sea Grant, Understanding the Impacts of Climate Change on the Distribution, Population Connectivity, and Fisheries for Summer Flounder in the Mid-Atlantic
$394,330.00 1-Jul-2016 through 30-Jun-2018 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Understanding the Sources of Subseasonal Predictability of Extratropical Cyclone Activity and Improving Their Representation in Forecast Systems (PI Edmund Chang, Co-PI Hyemi Kim, Minghua Zhang)
$22,108.89 1-Jan-2017 through 31-Dec-2017 Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology: Investigation of Coupled Initialization for Seasonal-to-Subseasonal Predictability in North American and East Asia
$749,232.00 1-Jun-2017 through 31-May-2021 National Science Foundation: CAREER: Understanding the Source of the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) Predictability and its Impact on the Mid-latitudes
$509,572 1-Sep-2017 through 31-Aug 2020 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Probabilistic seasonal prediction of the distribution of fish and marine mammals in the Northeast US (PI: Lesley Thorne, Co-PI: Hyemi Kim, Janet Nye)
$409,289.00 15-Sep-2016 through 31-Aug-2019 National Science Foundation: GP-IMPACT: Increasing Geosciences Enrollment through Research Experiences, Mentoring, and Curriculum Interactions with Community Colleges and High Schools (PI Brian Colle , Co-PI Edmund Chang, Gilbert Hanson, Hyemi Kim, Kamazima Lwiza, Paul Siegel)

Publications

Kim, H. M., Zhou, Y., & Alexander, M. A. (2019). Changes in atmospheric rivers and moisture transport over the Northeast Pacific and western North America in response to ENSO diversity. Climate Dynamics (2019) 52: 7375.

Zhou, Y., & Kim, H. M. (2017). Prediction of atmospheric rivers over the North Pacific and its connection to ENSO in the North American multi-model ensemble (NMME). Climate Dynamics, 1-15.

Kim, H. M., & Kim, B. M. (2017). Relative Contributions of Atmospheric Energy Transport and Sea Ice Loss to the Recent Warm Arctic Winter. Journal of Climate, 30(18), 7441-7450.

Kim, H. M. (2017). The impact of the mean moisture bias on the key physics of MJO propagation in the ECMWF reforecast. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 122(15), 7772-7784.

Wang, J., Kim, H. M., & Chang, E. K. (2017). Changes in Northern Hemisphere Winter Storm Tracks under the Background of Arctic Amplification. Journal of Climate, (2017).

Kim, O. Y., Kim, H. M., Lee, M. I., & Min, Y. M. (2017). Dynamical–statistical seasonal prediction for western North Pacific typhoons based on APCC multi-models. Climate Dynamics, 48(1-2), 71-88.

Kim, H. M., Kim, D., Vitart, F., Toma, V. E., Kug, J. S., & Webster, P. J. (2016). MJO Propagation across the Maritime Continent in the ECMWF Ensemble Prediction System. Journal of Climate, 29(11), 3973-3988.

Choi, J., Son, S. W., Ham, Y. G., Lee, J. Y., & Kim, H. M. (2016). Seasonal-to-interannual prediction skills of near-surface air temperature in the CMIP5 decadal hindcast experiments. Journal of Climate, (2016).

Liu, P., Zhang, Q., Zhang, C., Zhu, Y., Khairoutdinov, M., Kim, H. M., … & Zhang, M. (2016). A Revised Real-Time Multivariate MJO Index. Monthly Weather Review, 144 (2):627-642; 10.1175/MWR-D-15-0237.1 FEB 2016

Conference Presentations

Kim, H. M and F. Vitart (2017) MJO prediction: Current status and future challenges, Chapter in “The Multi-Scale Global Monsoon System”, World Scientific Publishing Company. Sixth International Workshop on Monsoons (IWM-VI).

Kim, H. M and Y. Zhou (2016) Prediction of Atmospheric Rivers associated with modes of S2S variability, US CLIVAR Variation, Vol.14 (Fall), pages 24-30

Daniel Knopf

Daniel Knopf

Professor

Atmospheric Chemistry, Microphysics and Chemistry of Atmospheric Aerosols, Heterogeneous Atmospheric Chemistry and Kinetics

Grants

$331,170.00 17-Aug-2012 through 31-Aug-2016 US Department of Energy: Relating the Chemical and Physical Properties of Aerosols to the Water Uptake and Ice Nucleation Potential of Particles Collected During the Carbonaceous Aerosols and Radiative Effects Study (CARES)
$321,512.00 1-Jul-2015 30-Jun-2018 National Science Foundation The Effect of Particle Phase State on Multiphase Hydroxyl Radical OH Oxidation Kinetics and Products of Biomass Burning Aerosol
$661,683.00 1-Sep-2012 through 31-Aug-2016 National Science Foundation: Cloud Forming Potential of Marine Biogenic Aerosols and Their Physiochemical Properties (PI Josephine Aller, Co-PI Daniel Knopf)
$490,163.00 15-Aug-2013 through 31-Jul-2016 National Science Foundation: MRI: Acquisition of Spectrum-Spanning (UV-NIR) Raman-Atomic Force Microspectrometric System for Submicron 3-D Chemical Mapping of Cellular, Natural and Synthetic Materials (PI Gordon Taylor, Co-PI Daniel Knopf)
$547,831.00 17-May-2016 through 14-Aug-2018 US Department of Energy: Experimental Investigation of the Governing Parameters of Atmospheric Ice Nucleation Using Field-Collected and Laboratory Generated Aerosol
$70,066.00 24-Mar-2017 through 23-Mar-2018 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center: Multi-scale Observational Analysis and Modeling to Improve GCM Simulation of Global Shallow Cloud Processes and Feedbacks

Publications

Fan, S., Knopf, D. A., Heymsfield, A. J., & Donner, L. J. (2017). Modeling of aircraft measurements of ice crystal concentration in the Arctic and a parameterization for mixed-phase cloud. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, (2017).

Isaacman-VanWertz, G., Massoli, P., O’Brien, R.E., Nowak, J.B., Canagaratna, M.R., Jayne, J.T., Worsnop, D.R., Su, L., Knopf, D.A., Misztal, P.K. and Arata, C., (2017). Using advanced mass spectrometry techniques to fully characterize atmospheric organic carbon: current capabilities and remaining gaps. Faraday Discussions.

Aller, J. Y., Radway, J. C., Kilthau, W. P., Bothe, D. W., Wilson, T. W., Vaillancourt, R. D., … & Knopf, D. A. (2017). Size-resolved characterization of the polysaccharidic and proteinaceous components of sea spray aerosol. Atmospheric Environment, 154, 331-347.

China, S., Alpert, P. A., Zhang, B., Schum, S., Dzepina, K., Wright, K., … & Knopf, D. A. (2017). Ice cloud formation potential by free tropospheric particles from long‐range transport over the Northern Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

Charnawskas, J. C., Alpert, P. A., Lambe, A., Berkemeier, T., O’Brien, R. E., Massoli, P., … Knopf, D.A. & Davidovits, P. (2017). Condensed-phase biogenic-anthropogenic interactions with implications for cold cloud formation. Faraday Discussions.

Slade, J. H., Shiraiwa, M., Arangio, A., Su, H., Pöschl, U., Wang, J., & Knopf, D. A. (2017). Cloud droplet activation through oxidation of organic aerosol influenced by temperature and particle phase state. Geophysical Research Letters.

Moffet, R.C., O’Brien, R.E., Alpert, P.A., Kelly, S.T., Pham, D.Q., Gilles, M.K., Knopf, D.A. and Laskin, A., 2016. Morphology and mixing of black carbon particles collected in central California during the CARES field study. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16(22), pp.14515-14525.

Wang, B., Knopf, D. A., China, S., Arey, B., Harder, T. H., Gilles, M. K., & Laskin, A. (2016). Direct observation of ice nucleation events on individual atmospheric particles, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.,, 18, 29721-29731

Moffet, R. C., O’Brien, R. E., Alpert, P., Kelly, S. T., Pham, D. Q., Gilles, M. K., … & Laskin, A. Morphology and Mixing of BC Particles Collected in Central California During the CARES Field Study.

Laskin, A., Gilles, M. K., Knopf, D. A., Wang, B., & China, S. (2016). Progress in the analysis of complex atmospheric particles. Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry, 9, 117-143.

Pandey, R., Usui, K., Livingstone, R. A., Fischer, S. A., Pfaendtner, J., Backus, E. H., Knopf, D.A. … & Scheel, J. F. (2016). Ice-nucleating bacteria control the order and dynamics of interfacial water. Science Advances, 2(4), e1501630.

Ladino, L.A., Yakobi-Hancock, J.D., Kilthau, W.P., Mason, R.H., Si, M., Li, J., Miller, L.A., Schiller, C.L., Huffman, J.A., Aller, J.Y. and Knopf, D.A., 2016. Addressing the ice nucleating abilities of marine aerosol: A combination of deposition mode laboratory and field measurements. Atmospheric Environment.

Alpert, P. A. & Knopf, D. A. (2016). Analysis of isothermal and cooling-rate-dependent immersion freezing by a unifying stochastic ice nucleation model, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16 (4), 2083-2107

Pavlos Kollias

Pavlos Kollias

Professor

Cloud Microphysics and Dynamics, Environmental Remote Sensing, Radar Meteorology and Technology

Grants

$504,925.00 15-Feb-2015 through 14-Feb-2018 University of Washington: Microphysical-Macrophysical Interactions in Low Cloud Systems Over the Eastern North Atlantic
$136,394.00 1-Aug-2016 through 31-Jul-2017 Regents of the University of California: Bayesian Cloud Property Retrievals from ARM Active and Passive Measurements

Publications

Rémillard, J., Fridlind, A. M., Ackerman, A. S., Tselioudis, G., Kollias, P., Mechem, D. B., … & Chuang, P. Y. (2017). Use of cloud radar Doppler spectra to evaluate stratocumulus drizzle size distributions in large-eddy simulations with size-resolved microphysics. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 56(12), 3263-3283.

Küchler, N., Kneifel, S., Löhnert, U., Kollias, P., Czekala, H., & Rose, T. (2017). A W-Band Radar–Radiometer System for Accurate and Continuous Monitoring of Clouds and Precipitation. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 34(11), 2375-2392.

Zhou, X., Ackerman, A. S., Fridlind, A. M., Wood, R., & Kollias, P. (2017). Impacts of solar-absorbing aerosol layers on the transition of stratocumulus to trade cumulus clouds. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17(20), 12725-12742.

Zhang, Y., Klein, S. A., Fan, J., Chandra, A. S., Kollias, P., Xie, S., & Tang, S. (2017). Large-eddy simulation of shallow cumulus over land: A composite case based on ARM long-term observations at its Southern Great Plains site. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, (2017).

Fan, J., Han, B., Varble, A., Morrison, H., North, K., Kollias, P., … & Lin, Y. (2017). Cloud‐resolving model intercomparison of an MC3E squall line case: Part I—Convective updrafts. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 122(17), 9351-9378.

North, K. W., Oue, M., Kollias, P., Giangrande, S. E., Collis, S. M., & Potvin, C. K. (2017). Vertical air motion retrievals in deep convective clouds using the ARM scanning radar network in Oklahoma during MC3E. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 10(8), 2785.

Zhou, X., Heus, T., & Kollias, P. (2017). Influences of Drizzle on Stratocumulus Cloudiness and Organization. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

Tridon, F., Battaglia, A., Luke, E., & Kollias, P. (2017). Rain retrieval from dual‐frequency radar Doppler spectra: validation and potential for a midlatitude precipitating case‐study. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 143(704), 1364-1380.

Acquistapace, C., Kneifel, S., Löhnert, U., Kollias, P., Maahn, M., & Bauer-Pfundstein, M. (2017). Optimizing observations of drizzle onset with millimeter-wavelength radars. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 10(5), 1783-1802.

Painemal, D., Chiu, J. Y. C., Minnis, P., Yost, C., Zhou, X., Cadeddu, M., … & Kollias, P. (2017). Aerosol and cloud microphysics covariability in the northeast Pacific boundary layer estimated with ship‐based and satellite remote sensing observations. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 122(4), 2403-2418.

Ghate, V. P., & Kollias, P. (2016). On the controls of daytime precipitation in the Amazonian dry season. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 17(12), 3079-3097.

Oue, M., P. Kollias, K. W. North, A. Tatarevic, S. Endo, A. M. Vogelmann, and W. I. Gustafson (2016): Estimation of cloud fraction profile in shallow convection using a scanning cloud radar. Geophysical Research Letters, 43,10998–11006, doi: 10.1002/2016GL070776.

Fang, M., Albrecht, B., Jung, E., Kollias, P., Jonsson, H., & PopStefanija, I. (2016). Retrieval of Vertical Air Motion in Precipitating Clouds Using Mie Scattering and Comparison with in-situ Measurements. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, (2016).

Kalesse, H., Szyrmer, W., Kneifel, S., Kollias, P., & Luke, E. (2016). Fingerprints of a riming event on cloud radar Doppler spectra: observations and modeling. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16(5), 2997-3012.

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Ping Liu

Ping Liu

Research Associate Professor

Climate change, dynamics and modeling; 

Grants

$153,275.00 1-May-2015 through 30-Apr-2017 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Calibration and Evaluation of GEFS Ensemble Forecasts at Weeks 2-4
$150,893.00 1-May-2016 through 30-Apr-2018 University of Miami: Calibration and Evaluation of GEFS Ensemble Forecasts at Weeks 3-4
$702,745.00 1-Jun-2011 through 31-Jan-2016 National Science Foundation: High-Resolution Radiosonde Data, Gravity Waves, Turbulence, and the Extratropical Tropopause (PI Marvin Geller, Co-PI Ping Liu)

Publications
Darcy Lonsdale

Darcy Lonsdale

Professor

Ecology and physiology of marine zooplankton; food web dynamics of estuarine plankton and the impacts of harmful algal blooms.

Grants

$594,118.00 9-Jul-2013 through 1-Mar-2017 National Park Service: Assessing the Response of the Great South Bay Plankton Community to Hurricane Sandy (PI Christopher Gobler, Co-PI Jackie Collier, Darcy Lonsdale)
$865,696.00 Apr-2017 through Mar-2019 New York Department of Environmental Conservation: Near-field impacts of ocean (STP) outfalls  (PI Henry Bokuniewicz, Co-PIs Bruce Brownawell, Robert Cerrato, Charles Flagg, Roger Flood, Larry Swanson, Darcy Lonsdale)

Kamazima Lwiza

Kamazima Lwiza

Associate Professor

Structure and dynamics of shelf-seas and remote sensing oceanography

Grants

$435,402.00 1-Jul-2015 30-Jun-2019 National Environment Research Council (NERC) HyCRISTAL: Integrating Hydro-Climate Science into Policy Decisions for Climate-Resilient Infrastructure and Livelihoods in East Africa
$15,000 1-Oct-2013 through 31-Dec-2016 NYS State Governors Office: NY-RISE: New York Research Institute for Storm Emergencies
$1,593,092 1-Jun-2009 through 30-Sept-2016 National Science Foundation. GeoPREP Track 2: Expanding the Geoscience Pathway
$409,289.00 15-Sep-2016 through 31-Aug-2019 National Science Foundation: GP-IMPACT: Increasing Geosciences Enrollment through Research Experiences, Mentoring, and Curriculum Interactions with Community Colleges and High Schools (PI Brian Colle , Co-PI Edmund Chang, Gilbert Hanson, Hyemi Kim, Kamazima Lwiza, Paul Siegel)

Publications
Heather Lynch

Heather Lynch

Assistant Professor

Development and application of statistics

Grants

$782,718.00 1-Jun-2013 through 31-May-2018 National Science Foundation: CAREER: The Use of Quantitative Geography to Predict Population Tipping Points for Colonial Seabirds
$522,059.00 1-Jan-2014 through 31-Mar-2018 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center: Bayesian Data-Model Synthesis for Biological Conservation and Management in Antarctica
$108,019.00 1-Aug-2014 through 31-Jul-2018 National Science Foundation: Collaborative Research: Phytoplankton Pheneology in the Antartic: Drivers, Patterns, and Implications for the Adelie Penguin
$27,326.00 1-Sep-2015 through 31-Aug-2018 National Science Foundation: EarthCube RCN: Collaborative Research: Research Coordination Network for High-Performance Distributed Computing in the Polar Sciences
$30,000.00 1-Sep-2016 through 31-Aug-2017 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center: Fellowship funds for Casey Youngflesh:Environmental forcing of Antarctic food web dynamics – a multi-tiered approach employing multispectral imagery, field spectroscopy, and stable isotope analysis
$2,993,930.00 15-Sep-2016 through 31-Aug-2021 National Science Foundation: NRT-DESE: Interdisciplinary Graduate Training to Understand and Inform Decision Processes Using Advanced Spatial Data Analysis and Visualization (PI Robert Harrison, Co-PIs Heather Lynch, Minghua Zhang, Arie Kaufman, Liliania Davalos-Alvarez)

Publications

Lynch, H. J., Foley, C. M., Lynch, M. A., & Thorne, L. H. (2017). Response to Van Norman. BioScience, bix109.

McDowall, P., & Lynch, H. J. (2017). The importance of topographically corrected null models for analyzing ecological point processes. Ecology.

Humphries, G. R. W., Naveen, R., Schwaller, M., Che-Castaldo, C., McDowall, P., Schrimpf, M., & Lynch, H. J. (2017). Mapping Application for Penguin Populations and Projected Dynamics (MAPPPD): data and tools for dynamic management and decision support. Polar Record, 1-7.

Foley, C. M., Lynch, M. A., Thorne, L. H., & Lynch, H. J. (2017). Listing Foreign Species under the Endangered Species Act: A Primer for Conservation Biologists. BioScience, bix027.

Lynch, M. A., Foley, C. M., Thorne, L. H., & Lynch, H. J. (2016). Improving the use of biological data in Antarctic management. Antarctic Science, 28(6), 425-431.

Lynch, H. J., White, R., Naveen, R., Black, A., Meixler, M. S., & Fagan, W. F. (2016). In stark contrast to widespread declines along the Scotia Arc, a survey of the South Sandwich Islands finds a robust seabird community. Polar Biology, 1-11.

Bender, N. A., Crosbie, K., & Lynch, H. J. (2016). Patterns of tourism in the Antarctic Peninsula region: a 20-year analysis. Antarctic Science, 28(03), 194-203.

Levy, H., Clucas, G.V., Rogers, A.D., Leaché, A.D., Ciborowski, K.L., Polito, M.J., Lynch, H.J., Dunn, M.J. and Hart, T., (2016). Population structure and phylogeography of the Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua) across the Scotia Arc. Ecology and evolution.

Witharana, C., LaRue, M. A., & Lynch, H. J. (2016). Benchmarking of data fusion algorithms in support of earth observation based Antarctic wildlife monitoring. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 113, 124-143.

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John Mak

John Mak

Professor

Trace gas isotopic composition for the reconstruction of atmospheric chemistry in the paleo atmosphere; trace gas emissions from the biosphere; development of instrumentation platforms for research aircraft.

Grants

$399,964.00 1-Apr-2013 through 31-Mar-2016 Environmental Protection Agency: Emission Fate and Contribution of Biogenic VOCs
$209,886.00 15-Mar-2015 28-Feb-2019 National Science Foundation Collaborative Research: Using Stable Isotopes to Constrain the Atmospheric Carbon Monoxide Budget Over the Last 20,000 Years
$75,102.00 1-Jan-2015 through 31-Dec-2017 National Science Foundation: Collaborative Research: Reconstruction of Carbon Monoxide in the Pre-Industrial Arctic Atmosphere from Ice Cores at Summit, Greenland

Publications
Anne McElroy

Anne McElroy

Professor

Aquatic Toxicology

Grants

$74,373.00 14-Jul-2014 14-Jul-2016 Rowan University Environmental Impacts of RAP
$562,108.00 1-Oct-2012 through 31-Dec-2016 Mississippi State University: Characterizing the Composition and Biogeochemical Behavior of Dispersants and Their Transformation Products in Gulf Mexico Coastal Ecosystems (PI Bruce Brownawell, Co-PI Anne McElroy)
$399,993 2016 through 2018 NOAA: Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program: Restoring Long Island’s winter flounder inshore fisheries – Approaches to avoid extirpation (PI Michael Frisk, Co-PI Robert Cerrato, Anne McElroy and Demian Chapman).

Publications

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Janet Nye

Janet Nye

Associate Professor

Fish ecology, climate variability, global environmental change, ecosystem-based management, ocean acidification, climate change

Grants

$298,749.00 1-Sep-2013 through 31-Aug-2018 National Science Foundation: Coastal SEES (Track 2), Collaborative Research: Resilience and Adaptation of a Coastal Ecological-Economic System in Response to Increasing Temperature
$80,183.00 1-Feb-2014 through 31-Jan-2018 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: New York Sea Grant’s Omnibus 2014 – 2018
$149,995.00 15-Sep-2014 14-Sep-2016 National Park Service Effects of Storm-Induced Barrier Breach on Community Assemblages and Ecosystem Structure Within a Temperate Lagoonal Estuary (Post-Hurricane Sandy Study) (PI Janet Nye, Co-PIs Michael Frisk, Robert Cerrato, Charles Flagg)
$115,834.00 1-Jul-2014 30-Jun-2016 University of Michigan FATE Proposal: Incorporating an Environmental Index into the Southern New England Mid-Atlantic Yellowtail Flounder Stock Assessment with Potential Predictability (PI Janet Nye, Co-PI Sultan Hameed)
$118,219.00 1-Dec-2015 30-Nov-2018 National Science Foundation Collaborative Research: Understanding the Effects of Acidification and Hypoxia Within and Across Generations in a Coastal Marine Fish
$210,000.00 1-Jul-2013 31-Mar-2017 New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Effects of a Storm-Induced Barrier Breach on Community Structure within a Temperate Lagoonal Estuary (PI Michael Frisk, Co-PIs Janet Nye, Robert Cerrato)
$668,624.00 1-Apr-2014 31-Mar-2018 New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Assessing blue crab abundance and life history characteristics and predicting future population trends on Long Island (PI Robert Cerrato, Co-PIs Janet Nye, Michael Frisk)
$193,227.00 1-Jul-2014 through 31-Aug-2018 University of Michigan: FATE Proposal: Incorporating an Environmental Index into the Southern New England Mid-Atlantic Yellowtail Flounder Stock Assessment with Potential Predictability (PI Janet Nye, Co-PI Sultan Hameed)
$75,645.00 1-Apr-2016 through 15-Dec-2017 Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission: Changes in Availability of Mid-Atlantic Fish Stocks to Fisheries-Independent Surveys (PI Janet Nye , Co-PI Michael Frisk)
$509,572 1-Sep-2017 through 31-Aug 2020 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Probabilistic seasonal prediction of the distribution of fish and marine mammals in the Northeast US (PI: Lesley Thorne, Co-PI: Hyemi Kim, Janet Nye)

Publications

Baumann, H., & Nye, J. (2017). Fatty acid profiles of M. menidia females and their unfertilized eggs.

Baumann, H., & Nye, J. (2017). Survival, length, and growth responses of M. menidia offspring from different females exposed to contrasting CO2 environments.

Xu, H., Miller, T. J., Hameed, S., Alade, L. A., & Nye, J. A. Evaluating the utility of the Gulf Stream Index for predicting recruitment of Southern New England‐Mid Atlantic yellowtail flounder. Fisheries Oceanography. DOI: 10.1111/fog.12236

Thomas, A. C., Pershing, A. J., Friedland, K. D., Nye, J. A., Mills, K. E., Alexander, M. A., … & Henderson, M. E. (2017). Seasonal trends and phenology shifts in sea surface temperature on the North American northeastern continental shelf. Elem Sci Anth, 5.

Henderson, M. E., Mills, K. E., Thomas, A. C., Pershing, A. J., & Nye, J. A. Effects of spring onset and summer duration on fish species distribution and biomass along the Northeast United States continental shelf. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 1-14.

Morse, R. E., Friedland, K. D., Tommasi, D., Stock, C., & Nye, J. (2017). Distinct zooplankton regime shift patterns across ecoregions of the US Northeast continental shelf Large Marine Ecosystem. Journal of Marine Systems, 165, 77-91.

Baumann, H., and J. Nye (2016). Laboratory study of long-term growth in juvenile Menidia menidia (Atlantic silverside) at contrasting CO2 levels for 16 to 122 days in 2015. Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office (BCO-DMO). http://www.bco-dmo.org/dataset/651461/data

Morse, R. E., Friedland, K. D., Tommasi, D., Stock, C., & Nye, J. (2016). Distinct zooplankton regime shift patterns across ecoregions of the US Northeast continental shelf Large Marine Ecosystem. Journal of Marine Systems.

Pershing, A.J., Alexander, M.A., Hernandez, C.M., Kerr, L.A., Le Bris, A., Mills, K.E., Nye, J.A., Record, N.R., Scannell, H.A., Scott, J.D. and Sherwood, G.D., 2016. Response to Comments on “Slow adaptation in the face of rapid warming leads to collapse of the Gulf of Maine cod fishery”. Science, 352(6284), pp.423-423.

Shackell, N. L., Frank, K. T., Nye, J. A., & den Heyer, C. E. (2016). A transboundary dilemma: dichotomous designations of Atlantic halibut status in the Northwest Atlantic. ICES Journal of Marine Science: Journal du Conseil, fsw042.

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Dianna Padilla

Dianna Padilla

Professor

Aquatic ecology, applied ecology, conservation biology

Grants

$134,008 1-Aug-2012 through 31-Jul-2016 National Science Foundation A Workshop to Address the Grand Challenge: How Organisms Walk the Tightrope Between Stability and Change.
$125,000 1-Jan-2015 through 31-Dec-2017 Suffolk County Scientists and Student Stewards Assessing Potential Nitrogen Loading Mitigation in the Connetquot River
$6,923.00 1-Sep-2016 through 31-Aug-2018 Multiple Sponsors: NSF Fellowship Stipend for Maria Rosa Independent Research Effort

Publications
Emmanuelle Pales-Espinosa

Emmanuelle Pales-Espinosa

Adjunct Associate Professor / Project Associate

Shellfish physiology, Particle selection mechanisms in suspension-feeding bivalves, Algology

Grants

$433,892.00 15-May-2012 through 30-Apr-2016 National Science Foundation: Collaborative Research: Elucidating the Factors Mediating Particle-Selection Processes in Suspension-Feeding Molluscs: A Functional and Comparative Approach (PI Emmanuelle Pales-Espinosa, Co-PI Bassem Allam)
$199,998.00 1-Feb-2013 through 31-Jan-2017 University of Maryland: Genetic Marker Assisted Selection of Northeastern Hard Clams for QPX Resistance (PI Bassem Allam, Co-PI Emmanuelle Pales-Espinosa)
$259,608 1-Feb-2014 through 31-Jan-2016. New York Sea Grant: QPX distribution and persistence in the environment  (PI Bassem Allam, Co-PI Emmanuelle Pales-Espinosa)
$326,963.00 1-Sep-2016 through 31-Aug-2017 USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture: Validation of Markers and Marker-Assisted Selection of Hard Clam for Resistance to QPX Disease (PI Dr. Bassem Allam. Dr. Emmanuelle Pales Espinosa , Co-PI)
$512,041.00 1-May-2017 through 30-Apr-2018 National Science Foundation: Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Food Choice in Bivalves (PI Emmanuelle Pales Espinosa, Co-PI Bassem Allam)
$200,000. 01-Jul-2016 through 30-Jun-2018 NOAA Northeastern Ocean Acidification Consortium: Probing molecular determinants of bivalve resilience to ocean acidification. (PI Bassem Allam, Co-PI Emmanuelle Pales-Espinosa)
$60,000 01-Jan-2017 through 31-Dec-2021 European Commission/H2020. The Genus Haslea, new marine resources for blue technology and aquaculture (GHaNa) Participant (PI Bassem Allam, Co-PI Emmanuelle Pales-Espinosa)

Publications

Lau, Y. T., Sussman, L., Espinosa, E. P., Katalai, S., & Allam, B. (2017). Characterization of hemocytes from different body fluids of the eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica. Fish & Shellfish Immunology 71: 372-379

Rubin, E., Tanguy, A., Pales Espinosa, E., & Allam, B. (2017). Differential Gene Expression in Five Isolates of the Clam Pathogen, Quahog Parasite Unknown (QPX). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology.

Rubin, E., Werneburg, G. T., Espinosa, E. P., Thanassi, D. G., & Allam, B. (2016). Identification and characterization of peptidases secreted by quahog parasite unknown (QPX), the protistan parasite of hard clams. Diseases of aquatic organisms, 122(1), 21-33.

Wang, K., Espinosa, E. P., & Allam, B. (2016). Effect of “heat shock” treatments on QPX disease and stress response in the hard clam, Mercenaria mercenaria. Journal of invertebrate pathology, 138, 39-49.

Allam, B., & Espinosa, E. P. (2016). Bivalve immunity and response to infections: Are we looking at the right place?. Fish & Shellfish Immunology.

Wang, K., del Castillo, C., Corre, E., Espinosa, E. P., & Allam, B. (2016). Clam focal and systemic immune responses to QPX infection revealed by RNA-seq technology. BMC genomics, 17(1), 1.

Espinosa, E. P., Cerrato, R. M., Wikfors, G. H., & Allam, B. (2016). Modeling food choice in the two suspension-feeding bivalves, Crassostrea virginica and Mytilus edulis. Marine Biology, 163(2), 1-13.

Espinosa, E. P., Koller, A., & Allam, B. (2016). Proteomic characterization of mucosal secretions in the eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica. Journal of proteomics, 132, 63-76.

Wang, K., Espinosa, E. P., Tanguy, A., & Allam, B. (2016). Alterations of the immune transcriptome in resistant and susceptible hard clams (Mercenaria mercenaria) in response to Quahog Parasite Unknown (QPX) and temperature. Fish & shellfish immunology, 49, 163-176.

Bradley Peterson

Bradley Peterson

Associate Professor

Community ecology of seagrass dominated ecosystems

Grants

$440,606.00 22-Jul-2011 through 1-Mar-2017 National Park Service: Monitoring Estuarine Condition at Fire Island National Seashore, Sagamore Hill National Historic Site and Gateway National Recreation Area
$327,633.00 17-Jun-2013 through 1-Mar-2017 National Park Service: Assessing the Response of the Great South Bay Estuarine Fauna to Hurricane Sandy: Focus on Nekton Utilization of Seagrass Habitats (PI Bradley Peterson, Co-PI Robert Cerrato)
$7,863.00 29-Mar-2016 through 30-Jun-2017 National Park Service: Monitoring Estuarine Condition and Seagrass in NPS Northeast Coastal Barrier Network Parks
$241,396.00 1-May-2016 through 30-Apr-2019 NYS Department of Environmental Conservation: Great South Bay Shellfish Bed Project
$505,658.00 1-May-2016 through 30-Apr-2020 NYS Department of Environmental Conservation: Shinnecock Bay Restoration Project (PI Bradley Peterson, Co-PI Christopher Gobler)
$82,000.00 1-May-2016 through 30-Apr-2018 Suffolk County Health Services: Environmental Quality/Peconic Estuary Eelgrass Assessment Services

Publications

Zarnoch, C. B., Hoellein, T. J., Furman, B. T., & Peterson, B. J. (2017). Eelgrass meadows, Zostera marina (L.), facilitate the ecosystem service of nitrogen removal during simulated nutrient pulses in Shinnecock Bay, New York, USA. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 124(1), 376-387.

Tinoco, A. I., Furman, B. T., Darnell, K. M., & Peterson, B. J. (2017). Submerged aquatic vegetation, topography and flow characteristics in the upper, tidal Hudson River: Progress toward a predictive habitat model. Aquatic Botany, 142, 53-60.

Jackson, L. J., Furman, B. T., & Peterson, B. J. (2017). Morphological response of Zostera marina reproductive shoots to fertilized porewater. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 489, 1-6.

McCoy, E., Borrett, S. R., LaPeyre, M. K., & Peterson, B. J. (2017). Estimating the impact of oyster restoration scenarios on transient fish production. Restoration Ecology.

Furman, B. T., Jackson, L. J., & Peterson, B. J. (2017). Edaphic resource foraging by Zostera marina (Linnaeus) patches. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 486, 214-221.

Kulp, R. E., & Peterson, B. J. (2016). Evaluating the Impact of Mesopredators on Oyster Restoration in the New York Metropolitan Region. Journal of Shellfish Research, 35(4), 801-807.

Stubler, A. D., & Peterson, B. J. Ocean acidification accelerates net calcium carbonate loss in a coral rubble community. Coral Reefs, 1-9.

Stubler, A. D., Jackson, L. J., Furman, B. T., & Peterson, B. J. (2016). Seed Production Patterns in Zostera marina: Effects of Patch Size and Landscape Configuration. Estuaries and Coasts, 1-9.

Stubler, A. D., A. K. Stevens and B. J. Peterson. 2016. Using community-wide recruitment and succession patterns to assess sediment stress on Jamaican coral reefs. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 474: 29-38.

Ellen Pikitch

Ellen Pikitch

Endowed Professor of Ocean Conservation Science / Executive Director, IOCS

Ocean conservation, fisheries management, ecosystem-based approaches, endangered fishes, sharks, sturgeon

Grants

$380,000.00 15-Mar-2017 through 14-Mar-2018 Pew Charitable Trusts: Evaluating Marine Protected Areas in China

Publications

Gownaris NJ, Pikitch EK, Ojwang WO, Michener R, Kaufman L (2015) Predicting Species’ Vulnerability in a Massively Perturbed System: The Fishes of Lake Turkana, Kenya. PLoS ONE 10(5): e0127027. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0127027

Rountos, K. J., Frisk, M. G., & Pikitch, E. K. (2015) Are We Catching What They Eat? Moving Beyond Trends in the Mean Trophic Level of Catch. Fisheries, 40(8): 376-385.

Pikitch, E. K. (2015) Stop-loss order for forage fish fisheries. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201505403.

Pikitch, E.K., Rountos, K.J., Essington, T.E., Santora, C., Pauly, D., Watson, R., Sumaila U.R., Boersma, P.D., Boyd, I.L., Conover, D.O., Cury, P., Heppell, S.S., Houde, E.D., Mangel, M., Plaganyi, E., Sainsbury, K., Steneck, R.S., Geers, T.M., Gownaris, N. and Munch, S.B. (2014) The global contribution of forage fish to marine fisheries and ecosystems. Fish and Fisheries 15(1): 43-64

Feldheim, K.A., Gruber, S.H., DiBattista, J.D., Babcock, E.A., Kessel, S.A., Hendry, A.P., Pikitch, E.K., Ashley, M.V.,Chapman, D. D. (2014). Two decades of genetic profiling yields first evidence of natal philopatry and long-term fidelity to parturition sites in sharks. Molecular Ecology 23 (1), 110-117.

Rountos, K.J., Tang, Y.Z., Cerrato, R.M., Gobler, C.J., Pikitch, E.K. (2014). Toxicity of the harmful dinoflagellate Cochlodinium polykrikoides to early life stages of three estuarine forage fish. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 505: 81-94

Geers, T.M., E.K. Pikitch, M.G. Frisk (In Press-online February 5, 2014). An Original Model of the Northern Gulf of Mexico using Ecopath with Ecosim and its Implications for the Effects of Fishing on Ecosystem Structure and Maturity. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.

Roy Price

Roy Price

Adjunct Assistant Professor / Principal Investigator

Hydrothermal vents, water-rock reactions, toxic metal & metalloid cycling in coastal environments, arsenic bioaccumulation, vent-biota relationships, and alkaline shallow-sea vents

Grants

$648,600.00 1-Sep-2015 through 31-Aug-2017 Bloomberg Philanthropies: Clean Water Technology Initiative (PI Christopher Gobler, Co-PI Roy Price, Harold Walker)
$51,906.00 1-Dec-2016 through 28-Feb-2018 Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York: U.S. Science Support Program Office Associated with the International Ocean Discovery Program (USSSP-IODP)

Publications

Fryer, P., Wheat, G., Williams, T., and the Expedition 366 Scientists, 2017. Expedition 366 Preliminary Report: Mariana Convergent Margin and South Chamorro Seamount. International Ocean Discovery Program. https://doi.org/10.14379/iodp.pr.366.2017

Price, R.E., Boyd, E., Hoehler, T.M., Wehrmann, L.M., Bogason, E., Valtýsson, H., Örlygsson, J., Gautason, B., Amend, J., 2017. Alkaline vents and steep Na+ gradients from ridge-flank basalts—Implications for the origin and evolution of life. Geology, v. 45 (12).

Mao, X., Waugh, S., Langlois, K., Collier, J.L., Price, R., Garvey, J., Gobler, C. and Walker, H., 2017. Nitrogen transformations and microbial characterization in passive nitrogen removing biofilters (NRBs) for onsite wastewater treatment. Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation, 2017(15), pp.898-906.

Sollich, M; Yoshinaga, M.Y.; Häusler, S; Price, R.E.; Hinrichs, K-U; Bühring, S.I. (2017). Heat stress dictates microbial lipid composition along a thermal gradient in marine sediments. Frontiers in Microbiology.

Price, R.E., and Giovannelli, D. 2017. A Review of the Geochemistry and Microbiology of Marine Shallow-Water Hydrothermal Vents, Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences, Elsevier, 2017. 30-May-17. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.09523-3.

Price, R. E., Breuer, C., Reeves, E., Bach, W., & Pichler, T. (2016). Arsenic bioaccumulation and biotransformation in deep-sea hydrothermal vent organisms from the PACMANUS hydrothermal field, Manus Basin, PNG. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 117, 95-106.

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Kevin Reed

Kevin Reed

Assistant Professor

Climate Modeling; Tropical Cyclones; Climate Extremes; Atmospheric Dynamics

Grants

$344,352.00 1-Sep-2016 through 31-Aug-2017 University of California at Davis: An Integrated Evaluation of the Simulated Hydroclimate System of the Continental US
$300,000.00 1-Jan-2017 through 31-Dec-2017 US Department of Energy: In Situ Machine Learning for Intelligent Data Capture on Exascale Platforms
$330,829.00 15-Aug-2017 through 31-Jul-2020 National Science Foundation Climate and Large-Scale Dynamics: Collaborative Research: Understanding the Origins of Hazardous Convective Weather Environments through Reduced-complexity Climate Modeling Experiments (Co-PI Kevin Reed).

Publications

Ullrich, P. A., Jablonowski, C., Kent, J., Lauritzen, P. H., Nair, R., Reed, K. A., … & Konor, C. (2017). DCMIP2016: a review of non-hydrostatic dynamical core design and intercomparison of participating models. Geoscientific Model Development, 10(12), 4477.

Chavas, D. R., K. A. Reed and J. A. Knaff (2017), Physical understanding of the tropical cyclone wind-pressure relationship, Nature Communications, 8, 1360, doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-01546-9

Ling, J., Kegelmeyer, W. P., Aditya, K., Kolla, H., Reed, K. A., Shead, T. M., & Davis, W. L. (2017, October). Using feature importance metrics to detect events of interest in scientific computing applications. In 2017 IEEE 7th Symposium on Large Data Analysis and Visualization (LDAV) (pp. 55-63). IEEE.

Herrington, A. R. and K. A. Reed (2017) An explanation for the sensitivity of the Community Atmosphere Model to horizontal resolution on aqua-planets. Journal of Climate. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0069.1

Wehner, M. F., Reed, K. A., & Zarzycki, C. M. (2017). High-Resolution Multi-decadal Simulation of Tropical Cyclones. In Hurricanes and Climate Change (pp. 187-211). Springer International Publishing.

Scoccimarro, E., Fogli, P. G., Reed, K. A., Gualdi, S., Masina, S., & Navarra, A. (2017). Tropical Cyclone Interaction with the Ocean: The Role of High-Frequency (Subdaily) Coupled Processes. Journal of Climate, 30(1), 145-162.

Pendergrass, A. G., Reed, K. A., & Medeiros, B. (2016). The link between extreme precipitation and convective organization in a warming climate: Global radiative‐convective equilibrium simulations. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(21).

Rauser, F., M. Alqadi, S. Arowolo, N. Baker, J. Bedard, E. Behrens, N. Dogulu, L.G. Domingues, A. Frassoni, J. Keller, S. Kirkpatrick, G. Langendijk, M. Mirsafa, S. Mohammad, A.K. Naumann, M. Osman, K. Reed, M. Rothmüller, V. Schemann, A. Singh, S. Sonntag, F. Tummon, D. Victor, M.Q. Villafuerte, J.P. Walawender, and M. Zaroug, 2017: Earth System Science Frontiers: An Early Career Perspective. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 98, 1120–1127, https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0025.1

Bacmeister, J. T., Reed, K. A., Hannay, C., Lawrence, P., Bates, S., Truesdale, J. E., … & Levy, M. (2016). Projected changes in tropical cyclone activity under future warming scenarios using a high-resolution climate model. Climatic Change, 1-14.

Hall, D. M., Ullrich, P. A., Reed, K. A., Jablonowski, C., Nair, R. D., & Tufo, H. M. (2016). Dynamical Core Model Intercomparison Project (DCMIP) tracer transport test results for CAM‐SE. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 142(697), 1672-1684.

Zarzycki, C. M., Reed, K. A., Bacmeister, J. T., Craig, A. P., Bates, S. C., & Rosenbloom, N. A. (2016). Impact of surface coupling grids on tropical cyclone extremes in high-resolution atmospheric simulations. Geoscientific Model Development, 9(2), 779-788.

Bony, S., Stevens, B., Coppin, D., Becker, T., Reed, K. A., Voigt, A., & Medeiros, B. (2016). Thermodynamic control of anvil cloud amount. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201601472.

Reed, K. A., & Medeiros, B. (2016). A reduced complexity framework to bridge the gap between AGCMs and cloud‐resolving models. Geophysical Research Letters.

Conference Presentations

Reed, K. A. and D. R. Chavas, Understanding the Geographic Controls of Hazardous Convective Weather Environments in the United States (Dec. 15, 2017), Poster presentation at the AGU Fall Meeting 2017, New Orleans, LA, USA, December 11-15, 2017.

Reed, K. A., J. Huff, M. F. Wehner and J. Bacmeister, The use of high-resolution climate models to investigate regional projections of tropical cyclone activity (Aug. 28, 2017), Oral presentation at 2017 Joint IAPSO-IAMAS-IAGA Assembly in Cape Town, South Africa, August 27- September 1, 2017.

Reed, K. A., High-resolution climate modeling: A tool to study extreme weather on decadal timescales (Aug. 9, 2017), Oral presentation at the 2017 US CLIVAR Summit, Baltimore, MD, USA, August 8-10, 2017.

Reed, K. A., M. F. Wehner, J. Bacmeister and J. Huff, Multi-decadal simulations of tropical cyclone activity using high-resolution CAM5 (Jun. 21, 2017), Oral presentation at 8th Northeast Tropical Meteorology, Albany, NY, USA, June 20-23, 2017

Reed, K. A., J. Huff, M. F. Wehner and J. Bacmeister, The use of high-resolution climate models to study the impacts of landfalling hurricanes in the Eastern U.S. (Jun. 21, 2017), Oral presentation at 6thInternational Summit on Hurricanes and Climate Change, Crete, Greece, June 4-9, 2017.

Reed, K. A., J. Bacmeister, M. F. Wehner, S. C. Bates, J. Huff and N. A. Rosenbloom, Exploring regional projections of tropical cyclone activity through the application of high-resolution climate modeling (Apr. 25, 2017), Invited oral presentation at the EGU General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria, April 23-28, 2017.

Reed, K. A., J. Bacmeister, S. C. Bates, N. A. Rosenbloom and J. Huff, An atmosphere with no dust: Implications for hurricane activity (Feb. 28, 2017), Oral oresentation at the 2017 Atmosphere Model Working Group Meeting, Boulder, CO, USA, February 27-March 1, 2017

Reed, K. A., J. Bacmeister, S. C. Bates, N. A. Rosenbloom and J. Huff, The role of airborne dust in the simulation of global tropical cyclone activity (Jan. 25, 2017), Poster presentation at the 97th AMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, USA, January 22-26, 2017.

Reed, K. A., C. Jablonowski, C. M. Zarzycki, P. A. Ullrich, J. Kent, P. Lauritzen and R. Nair, The Dynamical Core Model Intercomparison Project (DCMIP-2016): Results of the Tropical Cyclone Test Case(Dec. 14, 2016), Poster presentation at the AGU Fall Meeting 2016, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 12-16, 2016.

Reed, K. A., B. Medeiros, D. R. Chavas and A. R. Herrington, Global radiative-convective equilibrium frameworks in CAM (Nov. 3, 2016), Oral presentation at the WCRP Model Hierarchies Workshop, Princeton, NJ, USA, November 2-4, 2016.

Reed, K. A., J. Bacmeister and M. F. Wehner, High-resolution multi-decadal simulations of tropical cyclone activity using CAM5 (Sept. 20, 2016), Poster presentation at the CLIVAR Open Science Conference, Qingdao, China, September 18-25, 2016.

Reed, K. A., J. Bacmeister and M. F. Wehner, Tropical cyclone activity under future warming scenarios using high-resolution CAM5 (Apr. 21, 2016), Oral presentation at the 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, San Juan, PR, April 18-22, 2016.

Reed, K. A., B. Medeiros and A. R. Herrington, Continued efforts in reduced complexity modeling with CAM (Feb. 9, 2016), Oral Presentation at the 2016 Atmosphere Model Working Group Meeting, Boulder, CO, USA, February 8-10, 2016.

Reed, K. A., B. Medeiros and D. R. Chavas, The use of reduced complexity frameworks for model development (Jan. 14, 2016), Oral presentation at the 96th AMS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, January 10-14, 2016.

Media Interviews

Kayla Mamelak, Fox 5 NY. Could Hurricanes Trigger Earthquakes? 2017 Sept 20
Tara Rider

Tara Rider

Lecturer

Maritime and Environmental History, Sustainability

Publications

Conference Presentations

Rider, T. Unruly Bodies, Ungovernable Land.  Paper presented at III Insula International Colloquium – Beyond Nature/Artifice at Universidade da Madeira in Funchal, Portugal, November 8-12, 2017.

Talks and Presentations

Rider, T. The Devil in New York: The Witchcraft Trial of Goody Garlick. Hofstra University, October 31, 2017

Rider, T. The Devil in New York: The Witchcraft Trial of Goody Garlick. West Babylon Public Library, October 30, 2017

Rider, T. Journey of Hope: The Irish in New York. Irish Family History Forum, October 21, 2017

Rider, T. Thar She Blows: Whaling in New York. Greater Patchogue Historical Society / Patchogue-Medford Library, October 19, 2017.

Rider, T. The Devil in New York: The Witchcraft Trial of Goody Garlick. Westhampton Beach Historical Society, October 15, 2017

Rider, T. The Swashbuckling History of Female Pirates. Huntington Library, June 12, 2017

Rider, T. American Heroes. Sachem Public Library, May 7, 2017

Rider, T. The Devil in New York: The Witchcraft Trial of Goody Garlick. Three Village Historical Society Annual Pot Luck Supper, April 24, 2017

Rider, T. The Devil in New York: The Witchcraft Trial of Goody Garlick. King Manor, March 19, 2017

Rider, T. The Devil in New York: The Witchcraft Trial of Goody Garlick. Deer Park Library, October 16, 2016

Rider, T. The Devil in New York: The Witchcraft Trial of Goody Garlick. Huntington Library, October 5, 2016

Rider, T. Journey of Hope: The Irish in New York. Connetquot Public Library, September 21, 2016

Rider, T. The Devil in New York: The Witchcraft Trial of Goody Garlick. Riverhead Free Library, August 21, 2016

Rider, T. Journey of Hope: The Irish in New York. Friends of the Garden City Public Library, April 14, 2016

Mary Scranton

Mary Scranton

Professor

Marine geochemistry, biological-chemical interactions in seawater

Grants

$946,351.00 1-Feb-2014 through 31-Jul-2018 National Science Foundation: Collaborative Research: The Cariaco Basin Oceanographic Time Series Program (PI Mary Scranton, Co-PI Gordon Taylor)

Publications
Larry Swanson

Larry Swanson

Associate Dean, SoMAS / Director, WRMI

Coastal Oceanography, marine pollution, marine policy, recycling and reuse of waste materials, waste management

Grants

$3,829.26 1-Oct-2013 through 31-Dec-2016 NYS State Governors Office: NY-RISE: New York Research Institute for Storm Emergencies
$88,021.00 19-Nov-2013 through 31-Dec-2016 Town of Brookhaven: Permeable Reactive Barrier at the Forge River Shoreline  (PI Larry Swanson, Co-PI Henry Bokuniewicz)
$35,000.00 1-Nov-2009 through 31-Oct-2017 Gardener Foundation: Mote Marine Laboratory Intership Program
$75,040.00 1-May-2015 through 31-Oct-2016 Suffolk County Department of Economic Development: Effects from the Cooling Water Discharge at the Millstone Nuclear Power Station on the Temperatures of Long Island Sound (PI Larry Swanson, Co-PI Sultan Hameed, Robert Wilson)
$865,696.00 Apr-2017 through Mar-2019 New York Department of Environmental Conservation: Near-field impacts of ocean (STP) outfalls  (PI Henry Bokuniewicz, Co-PIs Bruce Brownawell, Robert Cerrato, Charles Flagg, Roger Flood, Larry Swanson, Darcy Lonsdale)

Publications

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David Taylor

David Taylor

Assistant Professor / Faculty Director, EHM

environmental humanities, history of naturalist studies, American Literature, nature writing

Publications

Essays: Criticism

Creative Non-Fiction Essays

Singing Hymans to a RiverAbout Place Journal 4.3 (May 2017).

Presentations

Invited Speaker, Margaret Syers Lecture Series. Schreiner University. December 9, 2017.

Invited Speaker. English Department. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, October 19, 2017.

“Song for an Unnamed River.” Shaver’s Creek Long-term Reflections Project Presentation, ASLE Conference, Wayne State University, June 24, 2017.

“Guanaroca: Retelling an Origin Myth of Biodiversity in a Time of Climate Change.” Biodiversity and its Histories Workshop Part II. Columbia University and the New York Botanical Garden, April 24-25, 2017.

Gordon Taylor

Gordon Taylor

Professor

Marine microbiology, interests in microbial ecology, trophodynamics, anoxia, hypoxia, single-cell analysis, Raman microspectrometry and atomic force microscopy

Grants

$946,351.00 1-Feb-2014 through 31-Jul-2018 National Science Foundation: Collaborative Research: The Cariaco Basin Oceanographic Time Series Program (PI Mary Scranton, Co-PI Gordon Taylor)
$335,203.00 1-Aug-2013 through 31-Jul-2017 National Science Foundation: Collaborative Research: Genetic and Metabolic Signatures of Marine Microorganisms in Oxygen Depleted and Varying Geochemical Seascapes (MetaOmics in the Cariaco Basin)
$490,163.00 15-Aug-2013 through 31-Jul-2016 National Science Foundation: MRI: Acquisition of Spectrum-Spanning (UV-NIR) Raman-Atomic Force Microspectrometric System for Submicron 3-D Chemical Mapping of Cellular, Natural and Synthetic Materials (PI Gordon Taylor, Co-PI Daniel Knopf)
$802,568.00 1-Dec-2015 through 14-Dec-2017 Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation: Development of Microbiological Oceanographic and Biogeochemical Applications for Raman Microspectrometry and Atomic Force Microscopy (PI G. T. Taylor, Co-PIs J. Martínez Martínez, V. P. Edgcomb)

Publications

Suter EA, Pachiadaki MG, Taylor GT, Astor Y, Edgcomb VP. (2017) Free-living chemoautotrophic and particle-attached heterotrophic prokaryotes dominate microbial assemblages along a pelagic marine redox gradient. Environ Microbiol, doi:10.1111/1462-2920.13997.

Astor, Y.M., Lorenzoni, L., Guzman, L., Fuentes, G., Muller-Karger, F., Varela, R., Scranton, M., Taylor, G.T. and Thunell, R., 2017. Distribution and variability of the dissolved inorganic carbon system in the Cariaco Basin, Venezuela. Marine Chemistry, 195, 15-26.

Taylor GT, Suter EA, Li ZQ, Chow S, Stinton D, Zaliznyak T and Beaupré SR (2017) Single-Cell Growth Rates in Photoautotrophic Populations Measured by Stable Isotope Probing and Resonance Raman Microspectrometry. Front. Microbiol. 8:1449. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01449

Suter, E. A., Scranton, M. I., Chow, S., Stinton, D., Medina Faull, L., & Taylor, G. T. (2017). Niskin bottle sample collection aliases microbial community composition and biogeochemical interpretation. Limnology and Oceanography, 62(2), 606-617.

Cernadas-Martín S, Suter EA, Scranton MI, Astor Y, Taylor GT (2017) Aerobic and anaerobic ammonium oxidizers in the Cariaco Basin: distributions of major taxa and nitrogen species across the redoxcline. Aquat Microb Ecol 79:31-48. https://doi.org/10.3354/ame01817

Li, L., Liu, H., Wang, L., Yue, S., Tong, X., Zaliznyak, T., Taylor, G.T. and Wong, S.S., 2016. Chemical Strategies for Enhancing Activity and Charge Transfer in Ultrathin Pt Nanowires Immobilized onto Nanotube Supports for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction. ACS applied materials & interfaces, 8(50), pp.34280-34294.

Kang, Y., Tang, Y. Z., Taylor, G. T., & Gobler, C. J. (2016). Discovery of a resting stage in the harmful, brown tide‐causing pelagophyte, Aureoumbra lagunensis: a mechanism potentially facilitating recurrent blooms and geographic expansion. Journal of Phycology.

Rodriguez-Mora, M. J., Edgcomb, V. P., Taylor, C., Scranton, M. I., Taylor, G. T., & Chistoserdov, A. Y. (2016). The diversity of sulfide oxidation and sulfate reduction genes expressed by the bacterial communities of the Cariaco Basin, Venezuela. The open microbiology journal, 10, 140.

Wang, L., Han, J., Sundahl, B., Thornton, S., Zhu, Y., Zhou, R., Jaye, C., Liu, H., Li, Z.Q., Taylor, G.T. and Fischer, D.A., 2016. Ligand-induced dependence of charge transfer in nanotube–quantum dot heterostructures. Nanoscale, 8(34), pp.15553-15570.

Invited Seminars

Taylor, G. T. (2017). Microbiogeochemical responses to changing climatic forcing in the tropical, anoxic Cariaco Basin, School of Freshwater Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, (09/20/17)

Taylor, G. T. (2017). Exploring the Microcosmos with Raman Microspectrometry and Atomic Force Microscopy, The Garcia Research Scholar Program, Stony Brook University, S.B., NY (06/26/17)

Taylor, G. T. (2017). Confessions from the Cariaco Basin: Climate Change, Ocean Deoxygenation, and Other Tales, Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research (IOW) in Warnemünde, Germany (03/17/17)

Taylor, G. T. (2016).‘Lessons from a Natural Laboratory for Ocean Deoxygenation: The Cariaco Basin, SCOR WG144 International Symposium on Microbial Responses to Ocean Deoxygenation, National Institute of Oceanography, Goa, India (12/5/16)

Taylor, G. T. (2016). A Witness to Climate Change: The Cariaco Basin, introduced Venezuelan produced documentary film at the Annual Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry Workshop, W.H.O.I., Woods Hole, MA (07/26/16)

Taylor, G. T. (2016). Exploring the Microcosmos with Raman Microspectrometry and Atomic Force Microscopy, The Garcia Research Scholar Program, Stony Brook University, S.B., NY (07/12/16)

Taylor, G. T. (2016). Exploring the Microcosmos with Raman Microspectrometry and Atomic Force Microscopy, Advanced Energy Center Lunch & Learn Seminars, Stony Brook University, S.B., NY (04/19/16)

Taylor, G. T. (2016). Exploring the Microcosmos with Raman Microspectrometry and Atomic Force Microscopy, Biology & Environmental Sciences Depts. Joint Colloquium, Mount Allison College, Sackville, New Brunswick, CN (03/30/16)

Taylor, G. T. (2016). Exploring the Microcosmos with Raman Microspectrometry and Atomic Force Microscopy, Oceanography & Biology Depts. Joint Colloquium, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, CN (03/29/16)

Taylor, G. T. (2016). The Dynamic Microbial Ecology and Biogeochemistry of the Anoxic Cariaco Basin’s Redoxcline, Oceanography & Biology Depts. Joint Colloquium, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, CN (03/29/16)

Conference Presentations

Suter, EA, M Pachiadaki, VP Edgcomb, MI Scranton, Y Astor, GT Taylor (2017). Particle-associated microbes contribute to cryptic cycling of sulfur and nitrogen. ASLO Aquatic Sciences Mtg. Honolulu, HI, 26 Feb – 3 Mar 2017.

Taylor, GT, EA Suter, S Chow, D Stinton, Y Astor, MI Scranton (2016). Linking prokaryotic assemblages and biogeochemistry to long-term declines in chemoautotrophy in the Cariaco Basin, Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry Annual Workshop, Woods Hole, MA, 25-28 July 2016

Edgcomb, V, M Pachiadaki, C Taylor, KA Kormas, J M Bernhard, GT Taylor (2016).

Taylor, GT, E Suter, S Chow, D Stinton, YM Astor, MI Scranton (2016). Linking Prokaryotic Assemblages and Biogeochemistry to Long-Term Declines in Chemoautotrophy in the Cariaco Basin. ASLO/AGU Ocean Sciences Mtg., New Orleans, LA, 21-26 Feb 2016

Lorenzoni, L, FE Muller-Karger, DT Rueda-Roa, R Thunell, MI Scranton, GT Taylor, CR Benitez-Nelson, E Montes, YM Astor, J Rojas (2016). The CARIACO Ocean Time-Series: two decades of oceanographic observations to understand linkages between biogeochemistry, ecology, and long-term environmental variability. ASLO/AGU Ocean Sciences Mtg., New Orleans, LA, 21-26 Feb 2016

Suter, E, M Pachiadaki, VP Edgcomb, MI Scranton and GT Taylor (2016). Redox Conditions and Microbial Particle Association: A Multi-Year Study in the Cariaco Basin. ASLO/AGU Ocean Sciences Mtg., New Orleans, LA, 21-26 Feb 2016

Edgcomb, VP, M Pachiadaki, GT Taylor, E Suter (2016). Chemoautotrophy: Discerning the Key Perpetrators from the Cariaco Redoxcline Lineup of Suspects. ASLO/AGU Ocean Sciences Mtg., New Orleans, LA, 21-26 Feb 2016

Scranton, MI, GT Taylor, R Thunell, E Tappa, CR Benitez-Nelson, FE Muller-Karger, L Lorenzoni, YM Astor (2016). Anomalous d13C in POC at the chemoautotrophy maximum in the Cariaco Basin. ASLO/AGU Ocean Sciences Mtg., New Orleans, LA, 21-26 Feb 2016

Lesley Thorne

Lesley Thorne

Assistant Professor

Bio-physical and trophic interactions in marine ecology; application of spatial analysis and landscape ecology techniques to marine conservation

Grants

$99,775.00 1-Oct-2015 through 30-Sep-2017 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Development of an Analytical Tool to Allow Fishermen to Reduce Bycatch of Short-Finned Pilot Whales in the Mid-Atlantic Bight
$560,000 1-Feb-2018 through 1-Jan-2023 National Science Fondation: CAREER Using Dynamic Energy Landscapes to Understand Drivers of Movement, Foraging and Life History Patterns in Albatrosses
$509,572 1-Sep-2017 through 31-Aug 2020 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Probabilistic seasonal prediction of the distribution of fish and marine mammals in the Northeast US (PI: Lesley Thorne, Co-PI: Hyemi Kim, Janet Nye)

Publications

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Nils Volkenborn

Nils Volkenborn

Assistant Professor

Sediment biogeochemistry, animal-sediment interactions, benthic ecology

Grants

$8,236.00 1-Feb-2014 31-Jan-2018 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration New York Sea Grant’s Omnibus 2014 – 2018
$10,000.00 5-Mar-2017 through 31-May-2018 National Science Foundation: International Conference Support: Biological Modification of the Seabed and Sediment-Water Interactions (PI Robert Aller , Co-PI Nils Volkenborn, Qing-Zhi Zhu, Josephine Aller)
$21,100  Dec-2017 through Nov-2018 SoMAS Dean’s Bridgefund Award: 4-D Infrared imaging of the seafloor

Publications

Snelgrove, P.V., Soetaert, K., Solan, M., Thrush, S., Wei, C.L., Danovaro, R., Fulweiler, R.W., Kitazato, H., Ingole, B., Norkko, A., Parkes, R.J. and Volkenborn, N., (2017). Global Carbon Cycling on a Heterogeneous Seafloor. Trends in ecology & evolution.

McCartain, L. D., Townsend, M., Thrush, S. F., Wethey, D. S., Woodin, S. A., Volkenborn, N., & Pilditch, C. A. (2017). The effects of thin mud deposits on the behaviour of a deposit-feeding tellinid bivalve: implications for ecosystem functioning. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology, 50(4), 239-255.

Woodin, S. A., Volkenborn, N., Pilditch, C. A., Lohrer, A. M., Wethey, D. S., Hewitt, J. E., & Thrush, S. F. (2016). Same pattern, different mechanism: Locking onto the role of key species in seafloor ecosystem process. Scientific Reports, 6, 26678.

Chapperon, C., Volkenborn, N., Clavier, J., Séité, S., Seabra, R., & Lima, F. P. (2016). Exposure to solar radiation drives organismal vulnerability to climate: Evidence from an intertidal limpet. Journal of Thermal Biology, 57, 92-100.

Pascal, L., Maire, O., Volkenborn, N., Lecroart, P., Bichon, S., de Montaudouin, X., … & Deflandre, B. (2016). Influence of the mud shrimp Upogebia pusilla (Decapoda: Gebiidea) on solute and porewater exchanges in an intertidal seagrass (Zostera noltei) meadow of Arcachon Bay: An experimental assessment. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 477, 69-79.

Chapperon, C., Volkenborn, N., Clavier, J., Séité, S., Seabra, R., & Lima, F. P. (2016). Exposure to solar radiation drives organismal vulnerability to climate: Evidence from an intertidal limpet. Journal of Thermal Biology, 57, 92-100.

Volkenborn N., Woodin S.A., Wethey D.S., Polerecky L. (2016) Bioirrigation in marine sediments. Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.09525-7

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Harold Walker

Harold Walker

Professor

surface chemical processes in natural and engineered systems, with an emphasis on clean water

Grants

$648,600.00 1-Sep-2015 through 31-Aug-2017 Bloomberg Philanthropies: Clean Water Technology Initiative (PI Christopher Gobler, Co-PI Roy Price, Harold Walker)
$1,000,000.00 1-Sep-2016 through 30-Aug-2017 NYS Department of Environmental Conservation: NYS Center for Clean Water Technology (PI Christopher Gobler, Co-PI Harold Walker)

Publications
Joe Warren

Joe Warren

Associate Professor

Acoustical oceanography, Zooplankton behavior and ecology

Grants

$335,383.00 1-Jan-2011 through 30-Nov-2016 Oregon State University: Acoustical Scattering, Propagation, and Attenuation Caused by Two Abundant Pacific Schooling Species: Humbolt Squid and Hake
$39,893.00 1-Jul-2007 through 30-Jun-2016 Amsure Associates Incorporated: Insurance Recovery Account
$247,787.00 1-Jul-2015 through 30-Jun-2018 North Pacific Research Board: How Many Krill are There in the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska? Quantitative Acoustic Assessment of Euphauslid Abundance and Their Role in These Ecosystems
$257,674.00 19-Sep-2016 through 18-Sep-2018 University of New Hampshire: Atlantic Deepwater Ecosystem Observatory Network: (ADEON)-An Integrated System for Long-Term Monitoring of Ecological and Human Factors on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)
$4,912.00 1-May-2017 through 15-Jun-2017 Seatuck Environmental Association: Seafloor Habitat Characterization Around Montauk Point

Publications
Laura Wehrmann

Laura Wehrmann

Assistant Professor

Marine Biogeochemistry, Geochemical element cycles, Deep Biosphere 

Grants

$32,080 1-Dec-2016 through 30-Nov-2017 Minghua Zhang Early Career Faculty Innovation Fund: The benthic cycling and isotope signature of bioessential trace metals in rapidly changing Arctic fjords

Publications

Price, R.E., Boyd, E., Hoehler, T.M., Wehrmann, L.M., Bogason, E., Valtýsson, H., Örlygsson, J., Gautason, B., Amend, J., 2017. Alkaline vents and steep Na+ gradients from ridge-flank basalts—Implications for the origin and evolution of life. Geology, v. 45 (12).

Wehrmann, L.M., Riedinger, N., Brunner, B., Kamyshny Jr., A., Hubert, C.R.J., Herbert, L.C., Brüchert, V., Jørgensen, B.B., Ferdelman, T.G., Formolo M.J., 2017. Iron-controlled oxidative sulfur cycling recorded in the distribution and isotopic composition of sulfur species in glacially influenced fjord sediments of west Svalbard. Chemical Geology 466, 678-695.

Riedinger N, Brunner B, Krastel S, Arnold GL, Wehrmann LM, Formolo MJ, Beck A, Bates SM, Henkel S, Kasten S and Lyons TW (2017) Sulfur cycling in an iron oxide-dominated, dynamic marine depositional system: The Argentine continental margin. Frontiers in Earth Sciences 5:33. doi:10.3389/feart.2017.00033

Kasina, M., Bock, S., Würdemann, H., Pudlo, D., Picard, A., Lichtschlag, A., März, C., Wagenknecht, L., Wehrmann, L.M., Vogt, C., Meister, P. (2017) Mineralogical and geochemical analysis of Fe-phases in drill-cores from the Triassic Stuttgart Formation at Ketzin CO2 storage site before CO2 arrival. Environ Earth Sci 76: 161. doi:10.1007/s12665-017-6460-9

Wehrmann, L.M. and Riedinger, N., 2016. The Sedimentary Deep Subseafloor Biosphere, Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.09741-4

Wehrmann, L. M., Ockert, C., Mix, A. C., Gussone, N., Teichert, B. M. A., & Meister, P. (2016). Repeated occurrences of methanogenic zones, diagenetic dolomite formation and linked silicate alteration in southern Bering Sea sediments (Bowers Ridge, IODP Exp. 323 Site U1341). Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 125, 117-132.

Robert Wilson

Robert Wilson

Associate Professor

Estuarine and coastal ocean dynamics

Grants

$299,982 2-Feb-2015 through 31-May-2016 New York State Department of State: Sandy Needs and Resources Offshore New York (PI Henry Bokuniewicz, Co-PIs Robert Wilson, Roger Flood)
$75,040.00 1-May-2015 through 31-Oct-2016 Suffolk County Department of Economic Development: Effects from the Cooling Water Discharge at the Millstone Nuclear Power Station on the Temperatures of Long Island Sound (PI R Lawrence Swanson, Co-PI Sultan Hameed, Robert Wilson)

Publications
Christopher Wolfe

Christopher Wolfe

Associate Professor

Physical oceanography, large-scale circulation: theory and modeling.

Grants

$135,032.00 15-Aug-2013 through 31-Mar-2018 University of California at San Diego: Decadal and Multi-Decadal Ocean Memory in the Eddying Regime
$263,864.00 1-Mar-2016 through 28-Feb-2019 National Science Foundation: A Study of the Adiabatic Dynamics of Buoyancy-Driven Eastern Boundary Currents in an Ocean with Eddies
$341,654.00 15-Sep-2016 through 31-Aug-2019 National Science Foundation: Interannual Variability of the Gulf Stream Position: The Role of Atmospheric Forcing (PI Christopher Wolfe, Co-PI Sultan Hameed)

Publications

Conference Presentations

Wolfe, C. L. P., S. Hameed, and L. Chi, Tropical Control of the Gulf Stream Path (Dec. 15, 2017), Poster presentation at the AGI Fall Meeting 2017, New Orleans, LA, USA, December 11–15, 2017.

Chi, L., C. L. P. Wolfe, and S. Hameed, Intercomparison of the Gulf Stream in Ocean Reanalyses: 1993-2010 (Dec. 13, 2017), Poster presentation at the AGI Fall Meeting 2017, New Orleans, LA, USA, December 11–15, 2017.

Wolfe, C. L. P., The Physics of Inertial Oscillations: Free Motion on a Parabolic Dish (Jun. 29, 2017), Poster presentation at the 21st Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics, Portland, OR, USA, June 26–30, 2017.

Wolfe, C. L. P., P. Cessi, and B. Cornuelle, Intrinsic Variability and the Predictability of a Periodically Forced Ocean (Jun. 26, 2017), Oral presentation at the 21st Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics, Portland, OR, USA, June 26–30, 2017.

Bire, S., and C. L. P. Wolfe, Eddy-Mean Flow Interaction in an Idealized Poleward Eastern Boundary Current (Jun. 27, 2017), Poster presentation at the 21st Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics, Portland, OR, USA, June 26–30, 2017.

Wolfe, C. L. P., P. Cessi, and B. Cornuelle, An Intrinsic Mode of Interannual Variability in an ECCOv4-like Model (May 16, 2016), Oral presentation at the ECCO Joint Project Meeting, Cambridge, MA, USA, May 16–18, 2016.

Wolfe, C. L. P., P. Cessi, and B. Cornuelle, Intrinsic Interannual Oceanic Variability and its Impact on Decadal Predictability (Feb. 23, 2016), Poster presentation at the AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, February 22–26, 2016.

Invited Talks

Wolfe, C. L. P., and S. Bire, Eddy Dynamics of Poleward Eastern Boundary Currents, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA. July, 2017.

Wolfe, C. L. P., and S. Bire, Eddy Dynamics of Poleward Eastern Boundary Currents, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, Woods Hole, MA, USA. July, 2017.

Wolfe, C. L. P., and S. Bire, Eddy Dynamics and Poleward Eastern Boundary Currents, University of Rhode Island, Narraganset, RI, USA. November, 2017.

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Minghua Zhang

Minghua Zhang

Professor

Climate modelling, atmospheric dynamics

Grants

$763,944.00 1-Sep-2012 through 31-Aug-2016 US Department of Energy: Using ARM Measurements to Understand and Reduce the Double ITCZ Biases in the Community Atmospheric Model
$665,671.00 1-Mar-2013 through 28-Feb-2018 National Science Foundation: Collaborative Rsearch EaSM2: Mechanisms, Predictability, Prediction, and Regional and Societal Impacts of Decadal Climate Variability
$2,700,000.00 18-Dec-2013 through 31-Dec-2015 Housing Trust Fund Corporation: NY-RISE: New York Research Institute for Storm Emergencies
$250,000.00 1-Oct-2013 through 31-Dec-2016 NYS State Governors Office: NY-RISE: New York Research Institute for Storm Emergencies
$380,676.00 1-Aug-2016 through 31-Jul-2018 US Department of Energy: Developing High-Resolution Constratined Variational Analysis of Vertical Velocity and Advective Tendencies within the Range of ARM Scanning Radars at the SGP
$374,141.00 1-Sep-2016 through 31-Aug-2017 US Department of Energy: Representation of Clouds and Convection Across Scales in Acme
$365,613.00 11-Mar-2016 through 10-Mar-2018 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center: Extratropical Cyclone Activity as a Climate Indicator for National Climate Assessment (PI Edmund Chang, Co-PI Minghua Zhang)
$394,330.00 1-Jul-2016 through 30-Jun-2018 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Understanding the Sources of Subseasonal Predictability of Extratropical Cyclone Activity and Improving Their Representation in Forecast Systems (PI Edmund Chang, Co-PI Hyemi Kim, Minghua Zhang)
$2,993,930.00 15-Sep-2016 through 31-Aug-2021 National Science Foundation: NRT-DESE: Interdisciplinary Graduate Training to Understand and Inform Decision Processes Using Advanced Spatial Data Analysis and Visualization (PI Robert Harrison, Co-PIs Heather Lynch, Minghua Zhang, Arie Kaufman, Liliania Davalos-Alvarez)

Publications

Chen, J., Liu, Y., Zhang, M., & Peng, Y. (2017). Height Dependency of Aerosol‐Cloud Interaction Regimes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

Lin, Y., Dong, W., Zhang, M., Xie, Y., Xue, W., Huang, J., & Luo, Y. (2017). Causes of model dry and warm bias over central US and impact on climate projections. Nature Communications, 8.

Liu, P., Zhu, Y., Zhang, Q., Gottschalck, J., Zhang, M., Melhauser, C., Li, W., Guan, H., Zhou, X., Hou, D. and Peña, M., (2017). Climatology of tracked persistent maxima of 500-hPa geopotential height. Climate Dynamics, pp.1-17.

Tang, S., Zhang, M., & Xie, S. (2017). Investigating the Dependence of SCM Simulated Precipitation and Clouds on the Spatial Scale of Large‐Scale Forcing at SGP. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

Li, Y., & Zhang, M. (2017). The Role of Shallow Convection over the Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Climate, 30(15), 5791-5803.

Xie, J., & Zhang, M. (2017). Role of internal atmospheric variability in the 2015 extreme winter climate over the North American continent. Geophysical Research Letters.

Jin, J., Zeng, Q., Wu, L., Liu, H., & Zhang, M. (2017). Formulation of a new ocean salinity boundary condition and impact on the simulated climate of an oceanic general circulation model. Science China Earth Sciences, 60(3), 491-500.

Wu, C., Lin, Z., He, J., Zhang, M., Liu, X., Zhang, R., & Brown, H. (2016). A process‐oriented evaluation of dust emission parameterizations in CESM: Simulation of a typical severe dust storm in East Asia. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 8(3), 1432-1452.

Tang, S., Xie, S., Zhang, Y., Zhang, M., Schumacher, C., Upton, H., … & Feng, Z. (2016). Large-scale vertical velocity, diabatic heating and drying profiles associated with seasonal and diurnal variations of convective systems observed in the GoAmazon2014/5 experiment. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16(22), 14249-14264.

Yu, H., Zhang, M., Lin, W., & Zhang, X. (2016). Cloud transitions: comparison of temporal variation in the southeastern Pacific with the spatial variation in the northeastern Pacific at low latitudes. International Journal of Climatology.

Zhang, M., Somerville, R. C., & Xie, S. (2016). The SCM concept and creation of ARM forcing datasets. Meteorological Monographs, 57, 24-1.

Smirnov, O., Zhang, M., Xiao, T., Orbell, J., Lobben, A., & Gordon, J. (2016). The relative importance of climate change and population growth for exposure to future extreme droughts. Climatic Change, 138(1-2), 41-53.

Chen, J., Liu, Y., Zhang, M., & Peng, Y. (2016). New Understanding and Quantification of the Regime Dependence of Aerosol‐Cloud Interaction for Studying Aerosol Indirect Effects. Geophysical Research Letters.

Liu, P., Zhang, Q., Zhang, C., Zhu, Y., Khairoutdinov, M., Kim, H. M., … & Zhang, M. (2016). A Revised Real-Time Multivariate MJO Index. Monthly Weather Review, 144 (2):627-642; 10.1175/MWR-D-15-0237.1 FEB 2016

Li, Y., & Zhang, M. (2016). Cumulus over the Tibetan Plateau in the Summer Based on CloudSat-CALIPSO Data. Journal of Climate, 29 (3):1219-1230; 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0492.1 FEB 2016.

Tang, S., Zhang, M., & Xie, S. (2016). An ensemble constrained variational analysis of atmospheric forcing data and its application to evaluate clouds in CAM5. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121(1), 33-48.

Qingzhi Zhu

Qingzhi Zhu

Associate Professor

Chem-/Bio- Sensors, Marine Biogeochemistry, Trace Elements, Environmental Analytical Chemistry

Grants

$275,987.00 26-Aug-2014 25-Aug-2016 National Park Service Health and Resiliency of Salt Marshes in Jamaica Bay; Post-Hurricane Sandy Study (PI Kirk Cochran, Co-PI Qingzhi Zhu)
$995,904.00 1-Jul-2013 through 30-Jun-2016 National Science Foundation: The Effects of Animal-Sediment Interactions on Biogeochemical Processes at the Sediment-Water Interface (PI Robert Aller, Co-PIs Josephine Aller, Qingzhi Zhu)
$136,968.00 1-Jul-2016 through 30-Jun-2018 National Science Foundation: Ultra-Sensitive and Specific Graphene Immunosensors for In-Situ Mercury Measurement in Marine Ecosytsems (PI Qing-Zhi Zhu, Co-PIs Robert Aller, Xu Du)
$65,000.00 1-May-2016 through 20-Apr-2018 Suffolk County Department of Economic Development: Coastal Resiliency via Integrated Wetland Management Sample Collection and Analysis (PI J Kirk Cochran , Co-PI Qingzhi Zhu)
$23,027.00 6-Nov-2015 through 31-Aug-2016 Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library: Water Test Proposal for a Man-Made Lake at Shirley (PI Qing-Zhi Zhu, Co-PI Christopher Gobler)
$10,000.00 5-Mar-2017 through 31-May-2018 National Science Foundation: International Conference Support: Biological Modification of the Seabed and Sediment-Water Interactions (PI Robert Aller, Co-PI Nils Volkenborn, Qing-Zhi Zhu, Josephine Aller)

Publications
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