The following table provides some examples of past and current research in the IMCS flumes.
|Assessing the transport characteristics of flocculent organic sediment in the Florida Everglades.|
Laurel G. Larsen, J.W. Harvey, J.P. Crimaldi, G. Noe, D. Nowacki. Abstract
(University of Colorado, Boulder and U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA)
|Active post-settlement habitat selection for fine organic flocs, by a deposit-feeding polychaete, Polygordius jouinae, in a laboratory flume under still water and flow conditions.||
Patricia Ramey (IMCS, Rutgers) AbstractLink to Web Page
|Transport of mammal and bird bones by fluvial flows.||Michael Pante, Kari Prassack & Robert Blumenschine (Anthropology Dept., Rutgers)|
|Evaluating essential shellfish habitat of hard clams, Mercenaria mercenaria, during larval settlement and early recruitment.||
Di Li & Judith P. Grassle (IMCS, Rutgers) Abstract
|Flow mediated predator-prey interactions between green crabs and hard clams.||Pedro Quijon (IMCS, Rutgers, currently at University of Prince Edward Island, Canada)|
|Effects of distance between individual spawning oysters on fertilization success.||David Bushek & John Quinlan, (IMCS, Rutgers). Abstract|
|Effects of turbulence on algal cell aggregation.||Alex Kahl (IMCS, Rutgers). Abstract|
|Effects of shell hash and flow speed on predation of the Arlantic surf clam by the long-clawed hermit crab.||Shannon Newby & Judith P. Grassle (IMCS, Rutgers)|
|Effect of predator activity on the rate of postlarval transport of clams.||Heather Hunt (IMCS, Rutgers, currently University of New Brunswick, St John, Canada|
|Processes controlling the deposition of fine particles at the sediment water interface.||J. Stephen Fries IMCS, Rutgers, currently Institute of Marine Sciences, UNC, Moorehead City, NC) Abstract|
|Sediment transport processes associated with biogenic structures.||J. Stephen Fries (IMCS, Rutgers,
currently Institute of Marine Sciences, UNC, Moorehead City, NC)
||Chemical and biological implications
of water flow through permeable sediments.
||Gary Taghon & Charlotte Fuller
(IMCS, Rutgers), Clare Reimers (Oregon State University)
||Ontogenetic changes in feeding
modes in Spionid polychaetes.
||Brian Hentschel (San Diego State
University), Gary Taghon (IMCS, Rutgers), Jeff Shimeta (Franklin & Marshall
||Post-settlement movement in polychaetes: Comparisons
between species and effects of environmental conditions.
||Karen Stocks (IMCS, Rutgers, currently
San Diego Supercomputer Center & SCRIPPS Institute of Oceanography)
& J. Frederick Grassle (IMCS, Rutgers)
||Effect of benthic diatoms,
bacteria and bioturbation by Capitella sp. I on sediment stability.
||Koji Omori (Ehime University, Japan)
||Feeding behavior in the edible
mussel, Mytilus edulis, as a function of flow speed.
||Ann Hartmann (IMCS, Rutgers Undergraduate
Summer Intern, Taylor University), Gary Taghon & Charlotte Fuller (IMCS,
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