Faculty & Staff
Department of Geography & Geology:
Dr. William Cleary, Dept. of G&G and Center for Marine Science: marine and coastal geology of inlets and beach shoreline change using aerial photography.
Dr. Nancy Grindlay, Co-director of the Coastal and Marine Geophysics Lab and Center for Marine Science: multibeam and sidescan sonar mapping to study morphology, structure and tectonics of ocean ridges and plate boundaries, seabed classification, and sediment transport.
Dr. Lewis Abrams, Co-director of the Coastal and Marine Geophysics Lab and Center for Marine Science: marine and terrestrial investigations of subsurface investigations of structures and sediments at locations in the Atlantic, Caribbean, and western Pacific.
Department of Environmental Studies:
Dr. Jeff Hill: EVS graduate program coordinator, recreational use of coastal resources.
Dr. Jamie Rotenburg: Coodinator of the Painted Bunting observer Team (BPOT) project.
Department of Biology and Marine Biology:
Dr. Michael Durako: Dept. of B&MB and Center for Marine Science: Coastal botany and Florida Bay seagrasses.
Dr. Ann Pabst: Assistant Chair and Graduate Coordinator: Marine mammalogy of Sarasota Bay dolphins.
Dr. Steve Emslie: Mapping coastal and terrestrial birds such as the blue footed boobies of Peru and Cranes in Asia.
Mr. Andrew Shepard: Director of NURC: Oculina GIS and other mapping projects.
Center for Marine Science:
Dr. Michael Mallin: Director of the Aquatic Ecology Lab, Center for Marine Science: Water quality of the Lower Cape Fear River and New Hanover County tidal creeks program.