Pam  Mason

Marine Scientist

Email: [[mason]]
Phone: (804) 684-7158
Office: Wetlands/Watershed Facility 102
Department: Center for Coastal Resources Management
Program: Wetlands

Education
  • B.A. Biology, University of Delaware
  • M.S. Marine Science, College of William & Mary
Research Interests
  • Environmental policy
  • Water quality
  • Resource management
  • Watershed planning
Current Projects
  • Tidal shoreline management in Virginia study
  • Developing a Virginia version of Bay Stat
  • Shorelines website for property owners, industry and managers
  • Recommendations for revision of the Dunes/ Beaches Guideline
  • Identification of management strategies for promoting aquaculture in Virginia
  • Recommendations for revisions to the Wetlands Guidelines
Selected Publications

Shen, J., T. Wang, J. Herman, P.A. Mason, G.L. Arnold.   2008.  Hypoxia in a Coastal Embayment of the Chesapeake Bay: A Model Diagnostic Study of Oxygen Dynamics.  Estuaries and Coasts. (link)        

Woods, H., W. Hargis Jr., C.H. Hershner and P.A. Mason. 2005. Disappearance of the natural emergent 3- dimensional oyster reef system of the James River, Virginia, 1871-1948. J. Shellfish Research (1):139-142.       

Newton, J., P.A. Mason and C.H. Hershner. 2002. Virginia's Coastal Program: Strategic Mapping of Management Goals. Final report to the Department of Environmental Quality. Richmond, Virginia.   

Perry, J.E., T.A. Barnard, J.G. Bradshaw, C.T. Friedrichs, K.J. Havens, P.A. Mason, W.I. Priest, III and G.M. Silberhorn. 2001. Creating tidal salt marshes in the Chesapeake Bay. J. Coastal Research Vol. SI, No. 27:170-191.

Newton, J., P.A. Mason and C.H. Hershner. 2002. Virginia's Coastal Program: Strategic Mapping of Management Goals. Final report to the Department of Environmental Quality. Richmond, Virginia.      

Perry, J.E., T.A. Barnard, J.G. Bradshaw, C.T. Friedrichs, K.J. Havens, P.A. Mason, W.I. Priest, III and G.M. Silberhorn. 2001. Creating tidal salt marshes in the Chesapeake Bay. J. Coastal Research Vol. SI, No. 27:170-191.