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Dissertations and Theses

Over the years, field activities in the NGA have provided research opportunities and data to numerous graduate students. With several cruises a year, there is plenty of work to be done.

Here is a list of all the theses and dissertations produced by students funded by our programs over the years.

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Sampling water from the CTD during a GLOBEC cruise

Theses

Busse, Hana (2021): Mixotrophy by Phytoflagellates in the Northern Gulf of Alaska: Impacts of Physico-Chemical Characteristics and Prey Concentration on Feeding by Photosynthetic Nano- and Dinoflagellates, Bellingham, WA, Western Washington University, 2021, https://cedar.wwu.edu/wwuet/1005, Advisor: Suzanne Strom; Committee: Kathryn Sobocinski, Shawn Arellano.
Mendoza-Islas, Heidi (2020): Abundance, composition and distribution of predatory gelatinous zooplankton in the Northern Gulf of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2020, https://search.proquest.com/docview/2447028430, Chair: Russell Hopcroft; Committee: Kenneth O. Coyle, Kristen Cieciel, Seth Danielson.
Monell, Kira Jean (2020): Characterization of Cell Division in the Tissues of the Calanoid Copepod, Neocalanus flemingeri from Diapause through Early Oogenesis, Manoa, HI, USA, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, 2020, abgerufen am 23.07.2021, http://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/73356, Chair: Petra Lenz; Committee: Erica Goetze, Megan Porter.
Mazur, Clayton Moore (2020): Comparing the bioavailability of a natural and synthetic iron source: do past experiments accurately model phytoplankton response to episodic iron addition?, Bellingham, Washington, Western Washington University, 2020, https://cedar.wwu.edu/wwuet/966/, Chair: Dr. Suzanne Strom; Committee: Brian L Bingham, M. Brady Michael Olson.
Kandel, Anna R. Y. (2020): Spatial and Temporal Variability of Dissolved Aluminum and Manganese in Surface Waters of the Northern Gulf of Alaska, United States -- Alaska, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2020, abgerufen am 23.07.2021, https://www.proquest.com/docview/2476549380/abstract/CD792F466B734239PQ/1, Chair: Ana Aguilar-Islas; Committee: Seth Danielson, Gwenn Hennon.
Pretty, Jessica L. (2019): Particles in the Pacific: how productivity and zooplankton relate to particles in the deep sea, Fairbanks, AK, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2019, https://scholarworks.alaska.edu/handle/11122/10529, Chair: Andrew McDonnell; Committee: Mark Johnson, Russell Hopcroft.
Turner, Jessica S. (2015): Investigating marine particle distributions and processes using in situ optical imaging in the Gulf of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2015, https://scholarworks.alaska.edu/handle/11122/6406, Chair: Andrew McDonnell; Committee: Mark Johnson,  Ana Aguilar-Islas.
Kelly, James Bruce (2015): An examination of hydrography and sea level variability in the Gulf of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2015, https://scholarworks.alaska.edu/handle/11122/5746, Chair: Thomas Weingartner; Committee: Harper Simmons, Zygmunt Kowalik.
Doubleday, Ayla (2013): Seasonal and interannual patterns of larvaceans and pteropods in the coastal Gulf of Alaska, and their relationship to pink salmon survival, Fairbanks, AK, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2013, https://scholarworks.alaska.edu/handle/11122/4451, Chair: Russell Hopcroft; Committee: Rolf Gradinger, Kenneth O. Coyle.
Shake, Kristen L (2011): Hydrographic controls and seasonal variability on the carbonate system in the northern Gulf of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2011, http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/773929057, Chair: Jeremy T Mathis.
Slater, Laura Michelle (2004): Development, growth, and egg production of Centropages abdominalis and Neocalanus flemingeri from the eastern subarctic Pacific, Fairbanks, AK, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2004, https://scholarworks.alaska.edu/handle/11122/4984, Chair: Kenneth O. Coyle.
Fredrickson, Kerri A. (Kerri Ann) (2004): The role of dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP) as a microzooplankton grazing deterrent in northern Puget Sound and the coastal Gulf of Alaska, Bellingham, WA, Western Washington University., 2004, https://onesearch.library.wwu.edu/permalink/f/1jlslm9/CP71178977730001451, Chair: Suzanne Strom.
Childers, Amy Ruehs (2001): Major nutrient distribution in relation to the physical structure of the Gulf of Alaska shelf, Fairbanks, AK, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2001, https://scholarworks.alaska.edu/handle/11122/5213, Chair: Dean Stockwell;  Committee: Thomas Weingartner, Terry Whitledge.
Pinchuk, Alexei I. (1997): Early life history of Metridia pacifica brodsky (Copepoda: Calanoida) from the southeastern Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1997, https://scholarworks.alaska.edu/handle/11122/5039, Chair: Russell Hopcroft.

Dissertations

De Sousa, Leandra (2011): Seabird Habitat Use And Zooplankton Abundance And Biomass In Relation To Water Mass Properties In The Northern Gulf Of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2011, https://scholarworks.alaska.edu/handle/11122/9077, Chairs: Kenneth O. Coyle,  Thomas Weingartner; Committee: Ronald Barry, Alan Springer, George Hunt Jr.
Janout, Markus A. (2009): Heat And Freshwater Controlling Processes On The Northern Gulf Of Alaska Shelf, 2009, https://scholarworks.alaska.edu/handle/11122/9010, Chair: Thomas Weingartner; Committee: Kenneth O. Coyle, Katherine Hedstrom, Mark Johnson, Stephen Okkonen.
Schroeder, Isaac (2007): Annual and interannual variability in the wind field and the hydrography along the Seward Line in the northern Gulf of Alaska, Norfolk, VA, Old Dominion University, 2007, abgerufen am 25.03.2021, https://digitalcommons.odu.edu/oeas_etds/81/, DOI: 10.25777/91VW-RQ18, Chair: Thomas C. Royer; Committee: Chester Grosch, Nicholas Bond, Larry P. Atkinson.
Sarkar, Nandita (2007): Mixed Layer Dynamics Along the Seward Line in the Northern Gulf of Alaska, Norfolk, VA, Old Dominion University, 2007, abgerufen am 25.03.2021, https://digitalcommons.odu.edu/oeas_etds/82/, DOI: 10.25777/ZM8Q-N531, Chair: Thomas C. Royer; Committee: Chester Grosch, John A. Adam, John M. Klinck, Thomas J. Weingartner.
Pinchuk, Alexei I. (2006): Distribution, Growth And Egg Production Of Euphausiids In The Northern Gulf Of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2006, https://scholarworks.alaska.edu/handle/11122/8916, Chair: Russell Hopcroft.
Liu, Hui (2006): Growth Rates Of Calanoid Copepods In The Northern Gulf Of Alaska, And Their Relationships To Temperature, Chlorophyll And Body Size, Fairbanks, AK, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2006, https://scholarworks.alaska.edu/handle/11122/8914, Chair: Russell Hopcroft; Commitee: Kenneth O. Coyle, Thomas Wiengartner.
Childers, Amy Ruehs (2005): Nutrient Dynamics In The Northern Gulf Of Alaska And Prince William Sound: 1998--2001, Fairbanks, AK, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2005, https://scholarworks.alaska.edu/handle/11122/8872, Chair: Terry Whitledge.
Gibson, Georgina Anne (2004): Non-linear dynamics of marine ecosystem models, Fairbanks, AK, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2004, https://scholarworks.alaska.edu/handle/11122/5035, Chair: David Musgrave.
Williams, William James (2003): Idealized Modeling Of Seasonal Variation In The Alaska Coastal Current, Fairbanks, AK, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2003, https://scholarworks.alaska.edu/handle/11122/8670, Chair: Thomas Weingartner.