College of Earth, Ocean, & Environment
Comparative physiology and behavior of marine animals; Neurobiology; Sensory systems; Vision; Zooplankton ecology; Deep-sea biology; Pelagic ecology; Polar biology
Corie Charpentier (PhD student), Heather Cronin (MS student), Adam Wickline (MS student), Hayley DeMarchis (undergraduate), Patrick Duffy (undergraduate)
Jon is currently on Svalbard conducting research into light and vision in the polar night. Learn more at the UDaily series "A Tale of Two Poles" and in The News Journal.
Our DSG ZooScan project was featured in UDaily, WDDE radio, The Coast Press, and The News Journal (with Adam on the front page!).
Jon participated in a symposium on Polar Night biology at the Arctic Change 2014 meeting in Canada. More details on this and other presentations can be found on the Mare Incognitum website.
Our DSG ZooScan project was featured in the Environmental Monitor.
EPSCOR Summer Scholar and UD senior Hayley DeMarchis won an EPSCOR science ethics essay contest. Congratulations, Hayley!
Former UDRF REU student and UD Junior Alex Wright was selected as a NOAA Hollings Scholar for 2014-2016. Congratulations, Alex!
See the blog from a research training cruise in June 2014 that traveled from Barbados to Bermuda.
ZooScan image of mysid from Delaware Bay
Adult mud crab with eggs ready to hatch
Graduate student Heather Cronin in Svalbard
Students with tucker trawl cod end.
Amphipods living on beaches use polarized light and light/dark objects to aid in their daily orientation tasks
Pupils in the eyes of the estuarine squid Loliguncula brevis have a structure and function that facilitates vision in the water column
• Marine Ecology• Molecular Ecology• Ocean Observation• Physiological Ecology
Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.
Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.
Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.
College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment • 111 Robinson Hall • Newark, DE 19716 • USA Phone: 302-831-2841 • E-mail: email@example.com
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