Jessica  Turner

Ph.D. Student

Email: [[jsturner]]
Phone: (804) 684-7509
Office: Andrews Hall 201 (Lab)
Department: Physical Sciences
Advisor: Dr. Carl T. Friedrichs
Co-Advisor: Dr. Marjorie A.M. Friedrichs

Education

B.A. Bowdoin College, 2013, Earth and Oceanographic Science & Environmental Studies

M.S. University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2015, Oceanography

Research Interests

Current Projects:

  • Effects of suspended particle properties on long-term water clarity in Chesapeake Bay
  • Water clarity surrounding oyster aquaculture sites in southwestern Chesapeake Bay
  • Modeling light attenutation (KD) in Ches-ROMS

Past Projects:

  • Investigating size distributions and spatial patterns of large marine particles in the Gulf of Alaska using optical imaging, 2013-2015
  • Measuring larval oyster shell Mg/Ca ratios grown in varying pCO2 conditions using SEM/EBSD, 2013
  • Spatial trends in clam flat sediment pH in Casco Bay, Maine, 2012
Laboratory

Coastal Hydrodynamics and Sediment Dynamics Lab