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Education: School of Marine Science

Below are the alumni of CCRM starting with Dr. Carl Hershner as major advisor. Links to theses or dissertations can be found on most degrees after 2000.

Name

Graduation
Date

Major
Advisor(s)

Degree

Topic

Bentley, Ellen L.

May
1994

Dr. Carl Hershner

M.A.

Use of a landscape-level approach to determine the habitat requirements of the yellow-crowned night-heron, Nycticorax violaceus, in the lower Chesapeake Bay

Bilkovic, Donna M.

December
2000

Dr. Carl Hershner
Dr. John Olney

Ph.D.

Assessment of Spawning and Nursery Habitat Suitability for American Shad (Alosa sapidissima) in the Mattaponi and Pamunkey Rivers.

Bissonnette, Jennifer N.

August
2003

Dr. Carl Hershner

Ph.D.

An analysis of wetland patterns and functions at the watershed and sub-watershed scales, with policy applications

Boger, Rebecca A.

December
2002

Dr. Carl Hershner

Ph.D.

Development of a watershed and stream-reach spawning habitat model for river herring (Alosa pseudoharengus and A. aestivalis)

Booth, Paul M.

May
1989

Dr. Carl Hershner

Ph.D.

Nitrogen and phosphorus cycling strategies in two tidal freshwater macrophytes, Peltandra virginica and Spartina cynosuroides

Buie, John C.

August
1996

Dr. Carl Hershner

M.A.

Relative risk assessment for Cape Hatteras National Seashore [manuscript]

Chaun, Melissa C.

December
1995

Dr. Carl Hershner

M.A.

A comparison of three wetland evaluation methods in their assessment of nontidal wetlands in the coastal plain of Virginia

Craig, Martha

December
1992

Dr. Carl Hershner

M.A.

Land use and wetland function: a sensitivity analysis of the VIMS nontidal wetland functional assessment method

Dancy, Lynn M.

December
1997

Dr. Carl Hershner

M.S.

Targeting wetland preservation areas for compensatory mitigation utilizing a GIS protocol [manuscript]

Delistraty, Damon A.

1982

Dr. Carl Hershner

Ph.D.

Adenine nucleotide levels and adenylate energy charge in Zostera marina (eelgrass) : determination and application

Dingerson, Lynne M.

August
2005

Dr. Carl Hershner
Dr. Rob Hicks

M.S.

Predicting future shoreline condition based on land use trends, logistic regression, and fuzzy logic

Frankic, Anamarija

May
1999

Dr. Carl Hershner
Dr. Mo Lynch

Ph.D.

A framework for planning sustainable development in coastal regions: an island pilot project in Croatia

Greiner, Megan K.

May
1995

Dr. Carl Hershner

M.A.

An analysis of wetland total phosphorus retention and watershed structure

Herman, Julie D.

August
2001

Dr. Carl Hershner

Ph.D.

Sediment Budgets, Estuarine Sediment Loads, & Wetland Sediment Storage at Watershed Scales, York River Watershed, VA.

Jasinski (Hill), Paula L.

August
1992

Dr. Carl Hershner

M.A.

The effect of a one-meter sea-level rise on tidal wetlands in Gloucester County, Virginia

Huang, Jie "Mary"

August
2005

December 2010

Dr. Carl Hershner

M.S.

Ph.D.

Tidal wetland contributions to fecal coliform loads in shellfish growing waters by analysis of model prediction discrepancy

Ledwin, Jane Marie

December
1988

Dr. Carl Hershner
Dr. Bob Byrne

M.A.

Sedimentation and Its Role in the Nutrient Dynamics of a Tidal Freshwater Wetland

Mason, Pamela A.

May
1989

Dr. Carl Hershner

M.A.

The standing stock of organic matter in a man-made brackish marsh and its resource management implications

McGuire, Heather L.

August
1990

Dr. Carl Hershner

M.A.

The effects of shading by open-pile structures on the density of Spartina alterniflora

Merchant, Orelia E.

December
1995

Dr. Carl Hershner

M.A.

Shellfish culture area designation protocol development

Meyer, Jill E.

August
2000

Dr. Carl Hershner
Dr. Jim Perry

M.S.

Use of a Digital Multispectral Video System and Spectroradiometer for Bottomland Hardwood Forest Remote Sensing: A Jurisdictional Boundary Accuracy Assessment and Radiance Examination.

Mitchell, Laura R.

August
1991

Dr. Carl Hershner

M.A.

Temporal and spatial response of two tidal marsh species to salinity changes in the Pamunkey River

Nelson, Stacy A. C.

December
1995

Dr. Carl Hershner

M.A.

Error analysis in tidal wetland inventory change detection : comparison of historical mapped wetlands of the Achilles Quadrangle between 1976 to 1989

Nunez, M. Karinna

October 2010

Dr. Carl Hershner

M.Sc.

Modeling Shoreline Change and Resulting Wetland Response Due to Erosion and Sea-level Rise: a Case Study in Dorchester County, Maryland.

Perle, Christopher R.

May
1996

Dr. Carl Hershner

M.A.

An analysis of the effects of sea level rise on the salt marshes of Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina

Perry, James E.

May
1991

Dr. Carl Hershner
Dr. Gene Silberhorn

Ph.D.

Analysis of vegetation patterns in a tidal freshwater marsh

Reay, William G.

August
1989

Dr. Carl Hershner

M.S.

Subsurface hydrodynamics and nutrient exchange within an extensive tidal freshwater wetland

Redgate, Daniel O.

August
1997

Dr. Carl Hershner

M.S.

Winter/spring steady-state water balances for a palustrine forested wetland located in southeastern Virginia

Rheinhardt, Richard D.

December
1991

Dr. Carl Hershner

Ph.D.

Vegetation ecology of tidal freshwater swamps of the lower Chesapeake Bay, USA

Skunda, Kevin G.

December
2000

Dr. Carl Hershner

M.S.

Application of the Shoreline Instablity Model Along the Western Side of the Chesapeake Bay, VA.

Strickler, Mathew

July 2007

Dr. Carl Hershner

M.S.

Assessing the impacts of land use change on hard clam aquaculture in Old Plantation Creek, Northampton County, Virginia

Wohlgemuth, Maryann

May
1989

Dr. Carl Hershner

M.A.

Estimation of net aerial primary production of Peltandra virginica (L.) Kunth using harvest and tugging techniques

Woods, Helen E.

May
2001

Dr. Carl Hershner
Dr. Robert Orth

M.S.

An Examination of Potential Conflict Between SAV and Hard Clam Aquaculture in the Lower Chesapeake Bay.

Zacherle, Andrew W.

1984

Dr. Carl Hershner

M.A.

A method for evaluating the long-term, cumulative impacts of tidal marsh alterations: the York River system, a case study

         

Other Professors at CCRM

Arenson, Rebecca A.

August
2003

Dr. Gene Silberhorn
Dr. Kirk Havens

M.S.

An Evaluation of the Accuracy of the Growing Season Used for Wetland Delineation in S.E. Virginia.

Causey, Mary Hedrick

1984

Dr. Gene Silberhorn

M.A.

The effect of beaver (Castor canadensis) dams on the vegetation of tidal marshes

Doumlele, Damon G.

1976

Dr. Gene Silberhorn

M.A.

Primary production and plant community structure in a tidal freshwater marsh

Huq, Marion V.

1986

Dr. Gene Silberhorn

M.A.

Vegetation of selected dune ridges and marshes on the Eastern Shore of Virginia : community structure and relationship to environmental factors

Mountz, Elizabeth M.

December
2002

Dr. Jim Perry
Dr. Gene Silberhorn

M.S.

Use of remote sensing to identify essential habitat for Aeschynomene virginica (L.) BSP, a threatened tidal freshwater wetland plant

Wilcox, Julia K.

December
1989

Dr. Gene Silberhorn

M.A.

Recent vegetation and area changes in a tidal marsh located at Pope's Creek, Virginia

 

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