Marine Science

Marine Science

Marine Science Senior Theses 2009

Caroline Storer (2009)  Molecular population structure and biogeography of the Gulf pipefish, Syngnathus scovelli, in Florida waters
Thesis Committee: Bill Szelistowski (chair), Steve Denison, Peter Meylan
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Kaela Wuesthoff  (2009)  Seasonal Distribution of Algal Symbionts of Anthopleura elegantissima in the Intertidal Zone    
Thesis Committee: David Hastings (chair), Nancy Smith, Jonathan Cohen
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Student Research

Given the close proximity to the Gulf of Mexico and subtropical climate, the Tampa Bay region has a high concentration of marine research and academic institutions. Because of many local connections in the Tampa Bay area, a large number of opportunities are available to our students through government and private marine agencies and laboratories, public aquaria, marine conservation institutions, environmental consulting firms, and commercial aquaculture firms.

$1Mil Renovation Project

GMSL patio

The National Science Foundation awarded Eckerd College $870,720 to renovate research spaces within the Galbraith Marine Science Laboratory during the summer of 2011. Eckerd contributions to the project bring the total renovation budget to over $1 million. Learn more.