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Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565

Phone: 239-590-7526

Mike Parsons


Publications and Presentations



Recent Publications

Allahdadi, MN, F Jose, EJ D'Sab & DS Koc. (2017). Effect of wind, river discharge, and outer-shelf phenomena on circulation dynamics of the Atchafalaya Bay and shelf. Ocean Engineering 129:567-580.  Published January 1, 2017.

Boyer, A, M Brenner, D Burney, J Pandolfi & M Savarese. (2017). Conservation paleobiology roundtable: from promise to application. Paleontological Society Short Course on Conservation Paleobiology. Proof pages printed; book will publish in November 2017.

Bracken, MES, JG Douglass, V Perini & GJ Trussell. (2017). Spatial scale mediates the effects of biodiversity on marine primary producers. Ecology 5:1434-1443. Published May 2, 2017.

Buynevich, IV, M Savarese, HA Curran, A Bitinas, B Glumac, D Pupienis, KA Kopcznski, N Dobrotin, PL Gnivecki, LE Park Boush & A Damušyte. (2017). Sand incursion into temperate (Lithuania) and tropical (the Bahamas) maritime vegetation: georadar visualization of target-rich aeolian lithosomes. Estuarine, Coastal, and Shelf Science, doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2017.02.011. Published August 5, 2017.

De Cesare, S, T Meziane, L Chauvaud, J Richard, MK Sejr, J Thébault, G Winkler & F Olivier. (2017). Dietary plasticity in the bivalve Astarte moerchi revealed by a multimarker study in two Arctic fjords. Marine Ecology Progress Series 567:157-172. Published March 13, 2017.

Gayathri, R, PK Bhaskaran & F Jose. (2017). Coastal inundation research: an overview of the process. Current Science 112:267-278. Published January 25, 2017.

Lyu, Y, ML Richlen, T Sehein, M Chinain, M Adachi, T Nishimura, X Xu, Parsons, ML, T Smith & DM Anderson. (2017). LSU rDNA-based RFLP assays for the routine identification of Gambierdiscus species. Harmful Algae doi: 10.1016/j.hal.2017.04.009. Published June 2017.

Stanca, E & ML Parsons. (2017). Species diversity of phytoplankton along spatial and temporal gradients in the Florida Keys. Journal of Plankton Research: 1-19. doi:10.1093/plankt/fbx006. Published February 25, 2017.

Thomas S & M Lucius. (2017). Groundwater seepage nutrient loading in a recently dug wet detention stormwater pond. Florida Scientist 79:132-146. Published Summer, 2016.


2016 Publications

Curran, HA, Savarese, M, and Glumac, B. (2016). The stellate burrow: a large and complex trace fossil in Holocene carbonate eolianites of the Bahamas. Ichnos. 23(1-2): 126-137.

Morley, SA, Bates, AE, Lamare, M, Richard, J, Nguyen, KD, Brown, J, and Peck, LS. (2016). Rates of warming and the global sensitivity of shallow water marine invertebrates to elevated temperature. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 96(1): 159-165.

Rumbold, DG, KE Miller, TA Dellinger & N Fronczkowski. (2016). Mercury concentrations in feathers of adult and nestling Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) from coastal and freshwater environments of Florida. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. doi: 10.1007/s00244-016-0330-4.

Savarese, M, KJ Walker, S Stingu, W Marquardt & VD Thompson. (2016). The effects of shellfish harvesting by aboriginal inhabitants of Southwest Florida on productivity of the eastern oyster: a conservation paleobiological approach. Anthropocene 16:28-41.

Siadatmousavi, SM, Jose, F, and da Silva, GM. (2016). Sensitivity of a third generation wave model to wind and boundary condition sources and model physics: A case study from the South Atlantic Ocean off Brazil coast. Computers & Geosciences. 90: 57-65.

Sipos, JA and H Urakawa. (2016). Differential responses of nitrifying archaea and bacteria to methylene blue toxicity. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 62:199-206

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2015 Publications

Artigaud, S, Richard, J, Thorne, MA, Lavaud, R, Flye-Sainte-Marie, J, Jean, F, Peck, LS, Clark, MS, and Pichereau, V. (2015). Deciphering the molecular adaptation of the king scallop (Pecten maximus) to heat stress using transcriptomics and proteomics. BMC genomics. 16(1): 988.

Dellapenna, T. M., Fielder, B., Noll, C. J., & Savarese, M. (2015). Geological responses to urbanization of the Naples Bay estuarine system, Southwestern Florida, USA. Estuaries and coasts. 38(1): 81-96.

Duffy, JE, Reynolds, PL, Boström, C, Coyer, JA, Cusson, M, Donadi, S, Douglass, JG, Eklöf, JS, Engelen, AH, Eriksson, BK, and Fredriksen, S. (2015). Biodiversity mediates top–down control in eelgrass ecosystems: a global comparative-experimental approach. Ecology letters. 18(7): 696-705.

Ercolani, C, Muller, J, Collins, J, Savarese, M, and Squiccimara, L. (2015). Intense southwest Florida hurricane landfalls over the past 1000 years. Quaternary Science Reviews. 126: 17-25.

Freeman, AM, Jose, F, Roberts, HH, and Stone, GW (2015). Storm induced hydrodynamics and sediment transport in a coastal Louisiana lake. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 161. 65-75.

Garcia, JC, Ketover, RD, Loh, AN, Parsons, ML, and Urakawa, H. (2015). Influence of freshwater discharge on the microbial degradation processes of dissolved organic nitrogen in a subtropical estuary. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. 107(2): 613-632.

Martens-Habbena, W, Qin, W, Horak, RE, Urakawa, H, Schauer, AJ, Moffett, JW, Armbrust, E, Ingalls, AE, Devol, AH, and Stahl, DA. (2015). The production of nitric oxide by marine ammonia-oxidizing archaea and inhibition of archaeal ammonia oxidation by a nitric oxide scavenger. Environmental microbiology. 17(7): 2261-2274.

Siadatmousavi, SM and Jose, F. (2015). Winter storm-induced hydrodynamics and morphological response of a shallow transgressive shoal complex: Northern Gulf of Mexico. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 154: 58-68.

Parsons, ML, Morrison, W, Rabalais, NN, Turner, RE, and Tyre, KN. (2015). Phytoplankton and the Macondo oil spill: A comparison of the 2010 phytoplankton assemblage to baseline conditions on the Louisiana shelf. Environmental Pollution. 207: 152-160.

Rains, LK and Parsons, ML. (2015). Gambierdiscus species exhibit different epiphytic behaviors toward a variety of macroalgal hosts. Harmful Algae. 49: 29-39.

Urakawa, H, Garcia, JC, Nielsen, JL, Le, VQ, Kozlowski, JA, Stein, LY, Lim, CK, Pommerening-Röser, A, Martens-Habbena, W, Stahl, DA, and Klotz, MG. (2015). Nitrosospira lacus sp. nov., a psychrotolerant, ammonia-oxidizing bacterium from sandy lake sediment. International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology. 65(1): 242-250.

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2014 Publications

Buynevich, IV, Curran, HA, Wiest, LA, Bentley, AP, Kadurin, SV, Seminack, CT, Savarese, M, Bustos, D, Glumac, B, and Losev, I.A. (2014). Near-Surface Imaging (GPR) of Biogenic Structures in Siliciclastic, Carbonate, and Gypsum Dunes. Lessons from the Living: Experimental Approaches to Understanding Fossil Organisms. Hembree, DI, Smith, J, and Platt, B (eds.). Springer Netherlands. 41: 405-418.

Buynevich, IV, Savarese, M, Kadurin, SV, Larchenkov, EP, Park Boush, LE, Curran, HA, Beal, IA, ????????, ??, ???????, ?, ???????, ??, and ?????????, ??. (2014). Morphodynamics and geological legacy of berm scarps along non-tidal (Ukraine) and microtidal (The Bahamas) coasts. Odessa National University Geology and Geography Series.

Douglass, J. (2014). Systems Status Report: CERP Northern Estuaries Region, Caloosahatchee Estuary SAV. Technical Report; Report submitted to South Florida Water Management District.

Jose, F, Condrey, F, Fleeger, J, Liu, B, Gelpi, C, SiadatMousavi, S, Grippo, M, Kobash, D, and Dubois S. (2014). Environmental investigation of the long-term use of Trinity and Tiger Shoals as sand resources for large-scale beach and coastal restoration in Louisiana. Technical Report; Submitted to BOEM, Department of Interior, 258 pp.

Kaal, J, Schellekens, J, Nierop, KG, Cortizas, AM, and Muller, J. (2014). Contribution of organic matter molecular proxies to interpretation of the last 55ka of the Lynch's Crater record (NE Australia). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 414: 20-31.

Murty, PLN, Sandhya, KG, Bhaskaran, PK, Jose, F, Gayathri, R, Nair, TB, Kumar, TS, and Shenoi, SSC. (2014). A coupled hydrodynamic modeling system for PHAILIN cyclone in the Bay of Bengal. Coastal Engineering. 93: 71-81.

Ozhan, K, Parsons, ML, and Bargu, S. (2014). How were phytoplankton affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill?. BioScience. 64(9): 829-836.

Parsons, M.L. and Richlen, M. (2014). An overview of ciguatera fish poisoning in the Bahamas. The 15th Symposium on the Natural History of the Bahamas, Gerace Research Centre, San Salvador, Bahamas.

Parsons, ML, Turner, RE, and Overton, EB. (2014). Sediment-preserved diatom assemblages can distinguish a petroleum activity signal separately from the nutrient signal of the Mississippi River in coastal Louisiana. Marine pollution bulletin. 85(1): 164-171.

Qin, W, Amin, SA, Martens-Habbena, W, Walker, CB, Urakawa, H, Devol, AH, Ingalls, AE, Moffett, JW, Armbrust, EV, and Stahl, DA. (2014). Marine ammonia-oxidizing archaeal isolates display obligate mixotrophy and wide ecotypic variation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 111(34): 12504-12509. 

Rumbold, DG, Wasno, R, Hammerschlag, N, and Volety, A. (2014). Mercury accumulation in sharks from the coastal waters of southwest Florida. Archives of environmental contamination and toxicology. 67(3): 402-412.

Savarese, M. (2014). Conservation paleobiology roundtable: from promise to application. Paleontological Society Short Course on Conservation Paleobiology.

Savarese, M. (2014). Habitats: inshore flats. In Integrated Conceptual Ecosystem Model Development for the Southwest Florida Shelf Coastal Marine Ecosystem. Technical report; Submitted to NOAA Technical Memorandum OAR-AOML-102-NCCOS-162.

Thera, JC and Rumbold, DG. (2014). Biomagnification of mercury through a subtropical coastal food web off Southwest Florida. Environmental toxicology and chemistry. 33(1): 65-73.

Urakawa, H, Martens-Habbena, W, Huguet, C, de la Torre, JR, Ingalls, AE, Devol, AH, and Stahl, DA. (2014). Ammonia availability shapes the seasonal distribution and activity of archaeal and bacterial ammonia oxidizers in the Puget Sound Estuary. Limnology and Oceanography. 59(4): 1321-1335.

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2013 Publications

Buzzelli, C, Doering, PH, Wan, Y, Gorman, P, and Volety, A. (2013). Simulation of Potential Oyster Density with Variable Freshwater Inflow (1965–2000) to the Caloosahatchee River Estuary, Southwest Florida, USA. Environmental management. 52(4): 981-994.

Ceilley, DW, Brady-Herrero, L, Niemec, K, Ross, KM, Ferlita, JA, and Everham, EM. (2013) Fish community structure of streams and canals at Babcock Ranch, Charlotte and Lee Counties, FL. Florida Scientist. 76(2).

Garcia, JC, Urakawa, H, Le, VQ, Stein, LY, Klotz, MG, and Nielsen, JL (2013). Draft genome sequence of Nitrosospira sp. strain APG3, a psychrotolerant ammonia-oxidizing bacterium isolated from sandy lake sediment. Genome announcements. 1(6): e00930-13.

Griffith, AW, Shumway, SE, and Volety, AK. (2013). Bioaccumulation and depuration of brevetoxins in the eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) and the northern quahog (= hard clam, Mercenaria mercenaria). Toxicon. 66: 75-81.

Everham, E, Ceilley D, and Thomas, S. (2013). Lake Trafford limnological assessment. Technical Report; Report submitted to South Florida Water Management District.

Jauzein, C, Donaghy, L, and Volety, AK. (2013). Flow cytometric characterization of hemocytes of the sunray venus clam Macrocallista nimbosa and influence of salinity variation. Fish & shellfish immunology. 35(3): 716-724.

McFarland, K, Donaghy, L, and Volety, AK. (2013). Effect of acute salinity changes on hemolymph osmolality and clearance rate of the non-native mussel, Perna viridis, and the native oyster, Crassostrea virginicaSouthwest Florida. Aquat Invasions. 8(3): 299-310.

Parsons, ML, Dortch, Q, and Doucette, GJ. (2013). An assessment of Pseudo-nitzschia population dynamics and domoic acid production in coastal Louisiana. Harmful algae. 30: 65-77.

Savarese, M and Curran, H. (2013). Late Holocene sea-level fluctuation and coastal progradation in the Bahamas as recorded in Hanna Bay Member limestones of the southern Exuma Islands. Proceedings of the 16th Symposium on the Geology of the Bahamas and Other Carbonate Regions. pg. 39-59.

Savarese, M and Pierce, K. (2013). Distribution of oyster reefs and oyster health status in the Cocohatchee River Estuary. Technical Report, Submitted to Estuary Conservation Association.

Soudant, P, Chu, FLE, and Volety, A. (2013). Host–parasite interactions: Marine bivalve molluscs and protozoan parasites, Perkinsus species. Journal of invertebrate pathology. 114(2): 196-216.

Tolley, SG, Brosious, BB, and Peebles, EB. (2013). Recruitment of the Crabs Eurypanopeus depressus, Rhithropanopeus harrisii, and Petrolisthes armatus to Oyster Reefs: the influence of freshwater inflow. Estuaries and coasts. 36(4): 820-833.

Urakawa, H. (2014). The family Moritellaceae. The Prokaryotes. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. pg. 477-489.

Urakawa, H, Ali, J, Ketover, RD, Talmage, SD, Garcia, JC, Campbell, IS, Loh, AN, and Parsons, ML, (2013). Shifts of bacterioplankton metabolic profiles along the salinity gradient in a subtropical estuary. ISRN Oceanography.

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2012 Publications

Allahdadi, MN, Jose, F, and Patin, C. (2012). Seasonal hydrodynamics along the Louisiana Coast: implications for hypoxia spreading. Journal of Coastal Research. 29(5): 1092-1100.

Anderson, W, Scinto, L, Thomas, S, and Fugate, DC. (2012). Assessment of the Cycling and Compartmentalization of Nitrogen and Phosphorus in Saturated Soils, Sediments and the Water Column in Lake Jesup, Florida.  Final Report to Water Resources Department St. Johns River Water Management District.

Bergamaschi, BB, Krabbenhoft, DP, Aiken, GA, Patino, E, Rumbold, DG, and Orem, WH. (2012) Tidally driven export of dissolved organic carbon, total mercury, and methylmercury from a mangrove-dominated estuary. Environmental science & technology. 46(3): 1371-1378.

Ceilley, DW and Everham, E. (2012). Wildlife Corridor and Assessment Report: Babcock Ranch Community. Final Report to Kitson & Partners LLC, Port Charlotte, FL. 40 pp.

Ceilley, DW and Johnson Engineering Inc. (2012). Aquatic Faunal Data Collections and Analysis: Babcock Ranch Community and Preserve. Final Report to Kitson & Partners LLC. 46 pp.

da Silva, GM, Mousavi, SMS, and Jose, F. (2012). Wave-driven sediment transport and beach-dune dynamics in a headland bay beach. Marine Geology. 323: 29-46.

Fugate, DC and Parsons, ML. (2012). Final Report on Acquisition of a Laboratory Research and Teaching Flume for Estuarine Sediment Bed and Ecological Research and Education: Award ID 0959339.  A Final Report to National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation Program.

Glumac, B, Curran, AH, Savarese, M, and Hoeflein, F. (2012).  Spongioform texture and pipe structure in Holocene grainstones from the Bahamas: implications for porosity and permeability development and evolution.  American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Extended Abstract.

Harris, R, Pollman, C, Landing, W, Axelrad, D, Morey, S, Evans, D, Hutchinson, D, Dukhovskoy, D, Adams, D, Rumbold, DG, and Sunderland, E. (2012). Mercury in the Gulf of Mexico: sources to receptors. Environmental Research. 119: 42-52.

Parsons, ML, Aligizaki, K, Bottien Dechraoui, MY, Fraga, S, Morton, SL, Penna, A, and Rhodes, L.  (2012). A reassessment of the state of knowledge of Gambierdiscus and Ostreopsis in the fields of taxonomy, biogeography, ecophysiology, and toxicology. Harmful algae. 14: 107-129.

Parsons, ML, Okolodkov, YB, & Aké-Castillo, JA (2012). Diversity and morphology of the species of Pseudonitzschia (Bacillariophyta) of the National Park Sistema Arrecifal Veracruzano, SW Gulf of Mexico. Acta Botanica Mexicana. 98: 51-72.

Richlen, ML, Parsons, ML, and Anderson DM. (2012). Ecology and Impacts of Ciguatera on Coral Reef Ecosystems.  In: Coral Reefs: Biodiversity, Formation and Conservation, Nova Science Publishers. 26: 42-75.

Rumbold, DG, and Evans, D. (2012). Mercury contamination: a global issue with local impacts. In Kruczynski, W.L. and P.J. Fletcher (eds). Tropical Connections: South Florida’s marine environment. IAN Press, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Cambridge, Maryland. 492 pp.

Siadatmousavi, SM, Allahdadi, MN, Chen, Q, Jose, F, and Roberts, HH (2012). Simulation of wave damping during a cold front over the muddy Atchafalaya shelf. Continental Shelf Research. 47: 165-177.

SiadatMousavi, SM, Jose, F, and Stone, GW. (2012). On the importance of high frequency tail in third generation wave models. Coastal Engineering. 60: 248-260.

Savarese, M, and Hoeflein, FJ. (2012).  Sea level and the paleoenvironmental interpretation of the middle to late Holocene Hanna Bay Limestone, San Salvador, Bahamas: a high foreshore setting without a higher-than-present eustatic highstand.  Proceedings of the 15th Symposium on the Geology of the Bahamas and Other Carbonate Regions.  D.W. Gamble & P. Kindler (eds.).  Gerace Research Centre, San Salvador, Bahamas. pg. 163-183.

Urakawa, H, Garcia, JC, Barreto, PD, Molina, GA, and Barreto, JC. (2012). A sensitive crude oil bioassay indicates that oil spills potentially induce a change of major nitrifying prokaryotes from the Archaea to the Bacteria. Environmental Pollution 164: 42-45.

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2011 Publications

Allahdadi, MN, Jose, F, Stone, GW, and D’Sa, EJ (2011). The Fate of Sediment Plumes Discharged From the Mississippi and Atchafalaya Rivers: An Integrated Observation and Modeling Study for the Louisiana Shelf, USA. Coastal Sediments, Miami, FL, 2212-2225.

Donaghy, L and Volety, AK. (2011). Functional and metabolic characterization of hemocytes of the green mussel, Perna viridis: in vitro impacts of temperature. Fish & shellfish immunology. 31(6): 808-814.

Loh, AN, Brand, L, Ceilley, D, Charette, M, Coen, L, Everham, EE, Fugate, D, Grizzle, R, Milbrandt, E, Riegl, B, Foster, G, Provost, K, Tomasello, LL, Henderson, P, Breier, C, Liu, Q, Watson, T, Parsons, ML. (2011).  Bioavailability and Sources of Nutrients and the Linkages to Nuisance Red Drift Algae.  The City of Sanibel and Lee County, Final Executive and Technical Reports. 172p. text + 337p. figs.

Milbrandt, EC, Bartleson, RD, Fugate, D, Rybak, A, Thompson, MA, Coen, L, & Fort Myers, FL. (2011). Reopening a tidal pass: implications for changes in water column optical properties and seagrass habitats. Final report to Florida Sea Grant.

Mitra, S, Volety, AK, and Bartel, J. (2011). Trace organic contaminants (PAHS, PCBs, and pesticides) in oysters Crassostrea virginica, from the Caloosahatchee Estuary and Estero Bay, SW Florida. INTECH Open Access Publisher.

Parsons, ML, Settlemier, CJ, and Ballauer, JM. (2011). An examination of the epiphytic nature of Gambierdiscus toxicus, a dinoflagellate involved in ciguatera fish poisoning. Harmful algae. 10(6): 598-605.

Rumbold, DG, Engel, M, and Axelrad, DM. (2011). Risk of ill-informed decision-making when choosing your favorite fish. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal. 17(5): 1156-1169.

Rumbold, DG, Evans, D, Niemczyk, S, Fink, L, Laine, K, Howard, N, Krabbenhoft, D, and Zucker M. (2011).  Source identification of Florida Bay's methylmercury problem: mainland runoff versus atmospheric deposition and in situ production. Estuaries and Coasts. 34(3): 494–513.

Schmidt, D, and Savarese, M. (2011). Confronting and correcting misconceptions in paleontology through use of the Conceptual Change Model. Paleontological Society, Special Publication.

Siadatmousavi, SM, Jose, F, and Stone, GW (2011). Evaluation of two WAM white capping parameterizations using parallel unstructured SWAN with application to the Northern Gulf of Mexico, USA. Applied Ocean Research. 33(1): 23-30.

Smith, EP, Volety, AK, Shumway, SE, and Lapeyre, JF. (2011). Analyses of oyster metrics in the Caloosahatchee Estuary. Focused Final Report. South Florida Water Management District. 74 pp.

Urakawa, H., Martens-Habbena, W., & Stahl, D. A. (2011). Physiology and genomics of ammonia-oxidizing archaea. Nitrification. ASM Press: Washington, DC, 117-155.

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2010 Publications

Anderson, W, Scinto, L, Thomas, S, and Fugate, D. (2010). Assessment of the Cycling and Compartmentalization of Nitrogen and Phosphorus in Saturated Soils, Sediments and the Water Column in Lake Jesup, Florida.  St. Johns River Water Management District.

Harris, RJ, Milbrandt, EC, Bovard, B, and Everham, E. (2010). The effects of reduced tidal flushing on mangrove structure and function across a disturbance gradient. Estuaries and Coasts. 33(5): 1176-1185.

Huguet, C, Martens-Habbena, W, Urakawa, H, Stahl, DA, and Ingalls, AE. (2010). Optimization of extraction methods for intact and core glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers (GDGTs). Limnology and Oceanography Methods. 8: 127-145.

Huguet, C, Urakawa, H, Martens-Habbena, W, Truxal, L, Stahl, DA, and Ingalls, AE. (2010). Changes in intact membrane lipid content of archaeal cells as an indication of metabolic status. Organic Geochemistry. 41(9): 930-934.

Iwai, S, Kurisu, F, Urakawa, H, Yagi, O, and Furumai, H. (2010). Characterization of monooxygenase gene diversity in benzene amended soils. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 50(2):138-145.

Kindler, P, Mylroie, JE, Curran, HA, Carew, JL, Gamble, DW, Rothfus, TA, Savarese, M, and Sealey, NE (2010).  Geology of central Eleuthera, Bahamas: a field trip guide.  15th Symposium on the Geology of the Bahamas and Other Carbonate Regions.  Gerace Research Centre, San Salvador, Bahamas.

Parsons, ML, Settlemier, CJ, and Bienfang, PK. (2010). A simple model capable of simulating the population dynamics of Gambierdiscus, the benthic dinoflagellate responsible for ciguatera fish poisoning. Harmful Algae. 10(1): 71-80.

Savarese, M, and D Schmidt.  (2010).  Engaging paleontology undergraduates in collaborative research experiences.  Paleontological Society, Special Publication.

Tolley, SG, Evans III, JT, Burghart, SE, Winstead, JT, and Volety, AK. (2010). Role of freshwater inflow and salinity on population regulation in the hydrozoan inquiline symbiont Eutima sp. Bulletin of Marine Science. 86(3): 625-636.

Tolley, SG, Fugate, D, Parsons, ML, Burghart, SE, and Peebles, EB. (2010). The responses of turbidity, CDOM, benthic microalgae, phytoplankton and zooplankton to variation in seasonal freshwater inflow to the Caloosahatchee Estuary. Report to South Florida Water Management District and U.S. Department of Education, FIPSE, 223 pp. 

Urakawa, H, Martine-Habbena, W, and Stahl, DA. (2010).  High abundance of ammonia-oxidizing archaea in coastal waters determined using a modified DNA extraction method. Applied and environmental microbiology. 76(7): 2129-2135.Van Horn, J, Malhoe, V, Devina, M,  Thies, M, Tolley, SG, and Ueda,T. (2010). Molecular cloning and expression of a 2-Cys peroxiredoxin gene in the crustacean Eurypanopeus depressus induced by acute hypo-osmotic stress.Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 155(3): 309-315.

Volety, AK, Tolley, SG, Loh, AN, and Abeels, HA. (2010). Oyster Monitoring network for the Caloosahatchee estuary. Final report, South Florida Water Management District. Award # 4600000815. 145 pp.

Walker CB, de la Torre, JR, Klotz, MG, Urakawa, H, Pinel, N, Arp, DJ, Brochier-Armanet, C, Chain, PSG, Chan, PP, Gollabgir, A, Hemp, J, Hügler, M, Karr, EA, Könneke, M, Shin, M, Lawton, TJ, Lowe, T, Martens-Habbena, W, Sayavedra-Soto, LA, Lang, D, Sievert, SM, Rosenzweig, AC, Manning, G, and Stahl, DA. (2010).  Nitrosopumilus maritimus genome reveals unique mechanisms for nitrification and autotrophy in globally distributed marine crenarchaea Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 107(19): 8818-8823.

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