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Thesis and Dissertations

  • PHYTOPLANKTON DYNAMICS IN GALVESTON BAY: ASSESSING RESPONSES TO FRESHWATER INFLOWS
    A Dissertation by  Allyson Burgess Lucchese - 2017
  • INFLUENCES ON THE TEMPORAL AND SPATIAL VARIABILITY OF PARTICULATE MATTER IN THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO
    A Thesis by Rebecca Gray - 2016
  • SURFACE AND DEEPWATER DISOLVED INORGANIC CARBON AND pHIN THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO
    A Thesis by Jordan Young - 2016
  • STRATIFICATION PREDICTION AND BOTTOM BOUNDARY LAYER DYNAMICS OVER THE TEXAS-LOUISIANA SHELF
    A Dissertation by Wenxia Zhang - 2015
  • CHARCTERIZING THE WEATHER BAND VARIABILITY OF THE TEXAS COASTAL CURRENT
    A Thesis by Heather Zimmerle - 2014
  • PREDICTING HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS: A CASE STUDY WITH DINOPHYSIS OVUM IN THE GULF OF MEXICO
    A Thesis by Laura Harred - 2014
  • THE RELATIONSHIPS OF PARTICULATE MATTER AND PARTICULATE ORGANIC CARBON WITH HYPOXIA CONDITIONS ALONG THE TEXAS-LOUISIANA SHELF
    A Thesis by Nicole Zuck - 2015
  • ESTIMATION AND FATE OF NEW PRODUCTION IN THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT
    A Dissertation by Allison McInness - 2014
  • PHYTOPLANKTON DYNAMICS IN THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO (NGOM): FIELD AND LABORATORY EXPERIMENTS
    A Dissertation by Yan Zhao - 2014
  • THE ROLE OF PARTICULATE MATTER IN DEVELOPMENT OF HYPOXIA ON THE TEXAS-LOUISIANA SHELF.
    A Thesis by Emma Cochran - 2013
  • STRATIFICATION LIMITED VERTICAL VENTILATION: EFFECTS OF WATER-COLUMN STABILITIES ON THE FORMATION OF HYPOXIA ON THE TEXAS-LOUISIANA SHELF
    A Dissertation by Bo Li - 2013
  • ORGANIC CARBON CYCLING IN EAST CHINA SEA SHELF SEDIMENTS: LINKAGES WITH HYPOXIA
    A Dissertation by Xinxin Li - 2013
  • STATISTICAL AND REALISTIC NUMERICAL MODEL INVESTIGATION OF ANTHROPOGENIC AND CLIMATIC FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE HYPOXIC AREA VARIABLITY IN THE GULF OF MEXICO
    A Dissertation by Cathy Yang Feng - 2012
  • BENTHIC FUNCTION AND STRUCTURE IN THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO HYPOXIC ZONE: SEDIMENT BIOGEOCHEMISTY AND MACROBENTHIC COMMUNITY DYNAMICS IN THE DEAD ZONE
    A Dissertation by Clif Nunnally - 2012
  • PHYSICAL MECHANISMS DRIVING HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS ALONG THE TEXAS COAST
    A Thesis by Marcus Ogle - 2012
  • COASTAL HYPOXIA ON THE TEXAS SHELF: AN OCEAN OBSERVING AND MANAGEMENT APPROACH TO IMPROVING GULF OF MEXICO HYPOXIA MONITORING
    A Dissertation by Ruth Louise Mullilns-Perry - May 2012
  • THE COMBINED EFFECT OF OCEAN ACIDIFICATION AND EUTHROPHICATION ON WATER pH AND ARAGONITE SATURATION IN THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO
    A Thesis by Fenix Garcia Tigeros - May 2012
  • COASTAL TRAPPED WAVES GENERATED BY HURRICAN ANDREW ON THE TEXAS-LOUISIANA SHELF
    A Thesis by Stuart Pearce - 2011
  • LINKING MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY AND GEOCHEMISTRY TO BETTER UNDERSTAND MICROBIAL ECOLOGY IN COASTAL MARINE SEDIMENTS
    A Dissertation by Brandi Kiel Reese - December 2011
  • STANDING STOCKS AND FAUNAL ZONATION OF DEEP-SEA BENTHOS: PATTERNS AND PREDICTIONS ACROSS SCALES
    A Dissertation by Chih-Lin Wei - 2011
  • FACTORS AFFECTING CARBOHYDRATE PRODUCTION AND LOSS IN SALT MARSH SEDIMENTS OF GALVESTON BAY
    A Thesis by Carolyn Wilson - 2009
  • NITROUS OXIDE PRODUCTION IN THE GULF OF MEXICO HYPOXIC ZONE
    A Thesis by Lindsey A. Visser - August 2009
  • WIND-DRIVEN NEAR INERTIAL OCEAN RESPONSE AND MIXING AT THE CRITICAL LATITUDE
    A Dissertation by Xiaoqian Zhang - May 2009
  • RELATIONSHIPS OF LIGHT TRANSMISSION, STRATIFICATION, AND FLUORESCENCE IN THE HYPOXIC REGION OF TEXAS-LOUISIANA SHELF IN SPRING/SUMMER 2009
    A Thesis by Jenny Louise Towns - April 2010 
  • EFFECT OF INSTABILITIES IN THE BUOYANCY-DRIVEN FLOW ON THE BOTTOM OXYGEN: APPLICATIONS TO THE LOUISIANA SHELF
    A Dissertation by Valeriya Kiselkova - May 2008
  • NATURAL GEOLOGICAL RESPONSES TO ANTHROPOGENIC ALTERATIONS OF THE NAPLES BAY ESTUARINE SYSTEM
    A Thesis by Brian Fielder
  • RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN NUTRIENTS AND DISSOLVED OXYGEN CONCENTRATIONS ON THE TEXAS-LOUISIANA SHELF DURING SPRING-SUMMER OF 2004
    A Thesis by Sudeshna Lahiry - August 2007
  • VIBRO VULNIFICUS DYNAMICS IN A SOUTH TEXAS BAY
    A Thesis by Shellie Meyer - 2007
  • DYNAMICS OF MARINE PELAGIC BACTERIAL COMMUNITIES ON THE TEXAS-LOUISIANA SHELF
    A Thesis by Erin Colleen Anitsakis- December 2006 
  • PENETRATION OF BUOYANCY DRIVEN CURRENT DUE TO A WIND FORCED RIVER PLUME
    A Dissertation by Seong-Ho Baek,- 2006
  • EXAMINATION OF THE RELATIONSHIP OF RIVER WATER TO OCCURRENCES OF BOTTOM WATER WITH REDUCED OXYGEN CONCENTRATIONS IN THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO
    A Dissertation by Leila Belabassi - 2006
  • CONTROLS ON THE SULFUR CYCLE IN ESTUARINE SEDIMENTS ON THE CENTRAL TEXAS COAST
    A Thesis by Heather Thomson - 2006
  • MONOMETHYLMERCURY CONCENTRATIONS ON THE EASTERN TEXAS-LOUISIANA SHELF DURING THE FORMATION, PEAK, AND DISAPPEARANCE OF HYPOXIA
    A Thesis by Sara Elizabeth Keach- December 2005
  • PHYTOPLANKTON BIOMASS AND COMMUNITY STRUCTURE AT FRONTAL ZONES IN THE SURFACE WATERS OF THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO
    A Thesis by Alicia Salazar - 2004
  • POC ALGORITHMS BASED ON SPECTRAL REMOTE SENSING DATA AND ITS TEMPORAL AND SPATIAL VARIABILITY IN THE GULF OF MEXICO
    A Dissertation by Yongbaek Son - 2003