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Science Department Scholarship 2014
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Johnson, D.E., Martinez, C., Vestergaard, O., Duval-Diop, D., Romani, M., McConnell, M.C., Beatty, C., Jumeau, R., and Brown, K. (2014). Building the Regional Perspective: Platforms for Success. Aquatic Conserv: Mar. Freshw. Ecosyst. 24 (Suppl. 2): 75-93.
  • Paolino, R. (2014). Zeeman-Tuned Rotational Level-Crossing Spectroscopy in a Diatomic Free Radical. Phys. Rev. Lett 112: 163002.
  • Vlietstra, L.S. (2014). Seasonal abundance of the ctenophore, Mnemiopsis leidyi, in relation to water temperature and other zooplankton in the Thames River Estuary. Connecticut. Northeastern Naturalist 21(3): 397-418.

Books and Book Chapters 

  • Gray, J. P. and S. D. Ray, 2014. Metal Antagonists. In: Ray, S. D. (Ed.) Side Effects of Drugs Annual (v. 36).
  • Gray, J.P. and S. D. Ray, 2014. Anticholinergics. In: Wexler, P. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Toxicology, 3rd edition vol 1. Elsevier Inc., Academic press, pp. 264-266.
  • Gray, J.P. and G. J. Hall, 2014. Cotinine. In: Wexler, P. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Toxicology, 3rd edition vol 1. Elsevier Inc., Academic press, pp. 1050-1051.
  • Gray, J. P. and G. J. Hall, 2014. Benz[a]anthracene. In: Wexler, P. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Toxicology, 3rd edition vol 1. Elsevier Inc., Academic press, pp. 413-414.
  • Gray, J. P., 2014. Benzo(a)pyrene. In: Wexler, P. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Toxicology, 3rd edition vol 1. Elsevier Inc., Academic press, pp. 423-428.
  • McConnell, M.C., Herr, D., Chapter 3: Arctic Marine Governance: Opportunities for Transatlantic Cooperation, Tedsen, E., Cavalieri, S., Kraemer, R.(Eds.) 2014, XVI, 267 p. 5 illus., 1 illus. in color.

Conference Presentations 

  • Brown, J.D., Page, E. and DeBoef, B. (2014). Effects of POGIL with attendance held constant.” Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Grand Rapids, MI.
  • Brown, J.D., Rhoat, J., and DeBoef, B. (2014). Synthesis of a New Cryptophane for Molecular Imaging via Hyperpolarized 129Xe MRI. Gordon Conference - Heterocyclic Compounds, Newport, RI.
  • Durand, C. M., J.P. Tabb, C.A. Giguere, J.J. Giovanni, R. James, K. Mrakovcich, and L. Vlietstra. (2014). Progress on the development and incorporation of decision trees into a smartphone and tablet app for harbor seal rehabilitation. Meeting of the Southern New England Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Hadley, MA.
  • Futch, V.C., L.S. Vlietstra, Mrakovcich, K.L., and B.S. Stutzman. (2014). Climate change in the classroom: preparing future Coast Guard officers for careers in a changing global climate. Annual Meeting of the Association Environmental Studies and Sciences, New York, NY.
  • Frysinger, G.S., Gaines, R.B. (2014) The advancement of GCxGC at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy – Lifetime achievement award lecture. 11th GCxGC Symposium, May 18, 2014, Riva del Garda, Italy.
  • Gray, J. P., B. Billack, M. G. Borland, S. M. Ford, M. A. Gallo, G. Hall, S. D. Ray, M. Reynolds, A. L. Slitt, L. M. Williams, and S. M. Zamule. (2014). The Journal of Toxicological Education (JToxEd) – A Milestone in Toxicology Education. Society of Toxicology annual conference, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Gray, J. P., G. L. Crettol, S. Swithenbank, S. Zelmanowitz, R. Sanger, and M. A. Messerli. (2014). Noninvasive electrical and electrochemical tools for early corrosion detection. Annual Meeting of the Technical Corrosion Colalboration, Akron, OH.
  • Heart, E., C. E. McCue, N. E. Corbett, A. K. Jaiswal, and J. P. Gray. (2014). NQO1, a Component of the Plasma Membrane Electron Transport System, Regulates Redox Status in Clonal Pancreatic Beta Cells and Primary Islets. Society of Toxicology annual conference, Phoenix, AZ.
  • James, R. W., P. Crilly, O. Duke-Tinson, J. Karama, E.J. Page, R. N. Paolino, C. Schlank, B. S. Stutzman, J. Zuniga. (2014) Utilizing Undergraduate Research as Curriculum and Technical Research Resources at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Plasma Lab (CGAPL). Annual Directed Energy Education Workshop, Huntsville, AL.
  • James, R.W., P. Azzari, P. B. Crilly, O. Duke-Tinson, J. Karama, R. N. Paolino, C. Schlank, J. Sherman. (2014) Progress on Development of Low Pressure High Density Plasmas on the Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX). 56th APS DPP: New Orleans, LA.
  • Jernquist, K. and Mrakovcich, K. (2014). Field Work: Engaging Future Colleagues through a Science and Writing Center Collaboration. Council of Writing Program Administrators, Normal, IL.
  • Mrakovcich, K. and Jernquist, K. (2014). Imagine the World Without: a research project in a Fisheries Biology course. American Fisheries Society annual conference, Quebec City, Canada.
  • Paolino, R. (2014). Development of Low Pressure High Density Plasmas on the Helicon Plasma Experiment . 56th Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, New Orleans, LA.
  • Payne, J. and Wainright, S. 2014. Detection of Sewage-Derived Nitrogen in New England Coastal Waters Using Stable Nitrogen Isotopes. New England Estuarine Research Society, Salem, MA. 4 May 2014.
  • Payne, J. and Wainright, S. 2015. Detection of Anthropogenic Nitrogen in New England Coastal Waters Using Stable Nitrogen Isotopes, part 2. New England Estuarine Research Society, Bristol, RI. 17 April 2015.
  • Stutzman, B. S. and J.P. Verboncoeur. (2014). Electron Excursion Versus Scattering Mechanisms in a Crossed-Field Diode. IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science, Washington, D.C.
  • Toomey IV, J. E. (2014). The Galactic Center Radio Arc: A Multi-Frequency Spectro-Polarimetric Study. 224th American Astronomical Society Conference, Boston, MA.
  • Toomey IV, J.E. (2014), “The Nature and Origin of the Galactic Center Radio Arc: A VLA Faraday Study,” The 17th Annual James F. Jakobsen Graduate Conference, University of Iowa, 29 March, 2014.
  • Vlietstra, L.S., K.L. Mrakovcich, P.A. Tebeau, and G. J. Hall. (2014). Marine oil spill simulation: a scenario-based classroom application of meteorology, oceanography, and environmental protection. International Oil Spill Conference, May 5-8, 2014, Savannah, GA.

Speaking Engagements 

  • Bergondo, D. (2014) “800 meters below Bimini – Ocean Exploration on board Nautilus”, Center of Advanced Studies, Scholarship Seminar Series, USCGA. October, 2015.
  • Frysinger, G.S. (2014) Oil Fingerprinting / Forensics, Session Chair, International Oil Spill Conference, May 8, 2014, Savannah, GA.
  • Frysinger, G.S., Quallen, E.C. (2014) Phase separation in ethanol-containing gasoline, presentation to CG-46, CGHQ, March 5, 2014, Washington, DC.
  • McConnell, M.C., “Cross-Sector Business Dialogue to Facilitate Sustainable Development in the Arctic”, U.S. National Academy of Sciences Polar Research Board Meeting, Washington D.C., March 29, 2014.
  • McConnell, M.C., “Arctic Marine Tourism Project of the Arctic Council. A workshop.”, Session Chair, Ottawa, Canada, March 18, 2014.
  • McConnell, M.C., “Can industry and science work together to achieve sustainable management of the Arctic Ocean?” Panelist - Fourth European Marine Board Forum – Arctic 2050: Towards ecosystem-based management in a changing Arctic Ocean, Brussels Belgium, March 12, 2014.
  • McConnell, M.C., “Developing Voluntary Measures Safety and Stewardship in the Bering Strait Region”. WWF/IUCN workshop. Washington, D.C., February 25, 2014.
  • Toomey IV, J.E. (2014), “Radio Astronomy: Observing the Center of the Milky Way,” Saul Krasner Memorial Lecture Series, United States Coast Guard Academy, 01 December, 2014.
  • Toomey IV, J.E. (2015), “Observing the Heart of the Milky Way,” Connecticut College Physics Lecture Series, Connecticut College, 04 February, 2015.
  • Verlinden, C.M. (2014) “Applications of Sources of Opportunity in Passive Ocean Acoustics”, Office of Naval Research Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative meeting, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 30 July, 2014.
  • Verlinden, C.M. (2014) “Passive Acoustic Source Localization using Ships as Sources of Opportunity”, Applied Ocean Sciences Seminar Series, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 08 May, 2014.
  • Verlinden, C.M. (2014), “Passive Ocean Acoustics,” Saul Krasner Memorial Lecture Series, United States Coast Guard Academy, 06 October, 2014.
  • Vlietstra, L. Wind turbines and birds: maximizing the environmental benefits of marine renewable energy. Natural History Series Seminar, University of Alaska-Southeast, June 11, 2014
  • Vlietstra, L. Wind turbines and birds: maximizing the environmental benefits of marine renewable energy. Lunchtime Seminar, Strayley Marine Mammal Research Laboratory, University of Alaska-Southeast, June 20, 2014
  • Vlietstra, L. Marine science education at the United States Coast Guard Academy. Evening Lecture Series, Kettleson Memorial Public Library, Sitka, Alaska, June 25, 2014
  • Wainright, S. 2014. A New Coast Guard/NOAA Partnership offers Unique Science and Training Opportunities for Cadets. North Pacific Coast Guard Forum (Invited talk). San Francisco, CA. 16 September 2014.

Awarded Grants 

  • Gray, J. P. and Hall, G. (2014). Screening of Novel Therapeutics for Vesicant-Mediated Injury and Metabolomics Analysis of Vesicant Effects on Epithelial Cells, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Department of Defense. $9,500.
  • Swithenbank, S. B., Gray, J. P., Crettol, G., and Zelmanowicz, S. (2014). Shipboard Corrosion, Technical Corrosion Collaboration, Office of the Secretary of Defense. $165,000.
  • James, R.W. (2014). High Energy Laser Joint Technology Office via the Directed Energy Professional Society Grant. $40,000.
  • O’Connell, V., L. Vlietstra, and K. Hebert. (2014). Coastal resilience in Sitka Sound, Alaska: monitoring pinto abalone and kelp forests in a changing climate, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Alaska Sea Grant, Coastal Resilience Program. $49,896

Cadet Projects 

  • Balke, M., Beringer, P., and Bobczynski, E. (2014). Effects of the Anti-Cancer Agent Adriamycin on Viability of Pancreatic Beta Cells. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): J. Gray and E. Heart.
  • Cardoza, S., Moan, J. Withers, T. (2014). Dumping of Chemical Weapons in the Ocean: Analysis and Best Practices for Safe Response. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): J. Gray and G. Crettol.
  • Chicoine, J. (2014). GIS Applications in the Development of a Pandemic Plan for Sector New York. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): S. Bateman.
  • Damarlane, M. and Nee, N. (2014). Glucotoxicity Affects Pancreatic Beta Cell Metabolism. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): J. Gray and E. Heart.
  • Duke-Tinson, O. (2014). Status of the Thomson Scattering System Developed for Diagnostic Testing on the Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX). Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): R. James, R. Paolino, E. Page, B. Stutzman, and J. Zuniga.
  • Fullmer, A. (2014). GIS Applications for the Planning and Development of Trails within Beebe Pond Park. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): LT Sabrina Bateman
  • Giguere, Giovanni, Durand, C., and Tabb, J. (2014). Development and Incorporation of Decision Trees into a Smartphone App for Harbor Seal Rehabilitation. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): R. James, K. Mrakovcich, and L. Vlietstra.
  • Jocis, S. and Morin, N. (2014). Fluorescence signal analysis of petroleum, Color Dissolved Organic Matter (CDOM), and Corexit 9500A using excitation-emission matrices (EEMS), parallel factor analysis (PARAFAC), and N-way partial least squares (N-PLS). Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): G. Hall and G. Frysinger.
  • Karama, J., Duke-Tinson, O., Lopez, M., Nolan, S., Schlank, C. and Sherman, J. (2014). Optical Emission Spectroscopy Investigations on the Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX). Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): R. James, E. Page, B. Stutzman, and J. Zuniga.
  • Manzi, A. (2014). Adoption of a General Chemistry Laboratory Investigating Corrosion and Corrosion Remediation. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): J. Gray, S. Swithenbank, G. Crettol, D. Plantz, M. Messerli, and R. Gaines.
  • Martin, M. and Regan, C. (2014). Identifying Patterns in Illegal Fishing Using a Custom ArcMap Toolbar. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): LT Sabrina Bateman
  • O’Connell, J. (2014). Tafel Slope Analysis for Determining Corrosion Rate Behavior on Steel Employed on U.S. Coast Guard Cutters. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): G. Crettol, S. Swithenbank, D. Plantz, M. Messerli, and J. Gray.
  • Payne, J. (2014). The Search for the Revenue Cutter BEAR. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): S. Bateman.
  • Payne, J. (2014). Detection of Sewage-Derived Nitrogen in New England Coastal Waters Using Stable Nitrogen Isotopes. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): S. Wainright.
  • Schlank, C. (2014). Progress on the Pre-Stage Magnetic Coil to Enhance Helicon Mode Excitation Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX). Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): R. James and P. Crilly.
  • Sherman, J. (2014). Particle Probe Investigations on the Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX). Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): R. James and E. Page.
  • Stinner, A. (2014). Lightning Density and Overshooting Cloud Tops: The Future of Offshore Storm Forecasting. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): V. Futch.
  • Turner, A. (2014). A Study of Benthic Populations in the Mid-Atlantic Bight Using HabCam. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): S. Wainright.