Geoscience Research Institute

Sponsored Research: Biology

Ongoing Research

Stephen Dunbar: Genetics of the Olive Ridley Sea Turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) population in the Gulf of Fonseca, Honduras, revealed by mitochondrial and nuclear DNA.

William Hayes: Phylogeography of endangered Caribbean Island endemic reptiles (Epicrates boas and Cyclura Iguanas).


Clausen CD, Roth AA. 1975. Estimation of coral growth-rates from laboratory 45Ca-incorporation rates. Marine Biology 33:85-91.

Clausen CD, Roth AA. 1975. Effect of temperature and temperature adaptation on calcification rate in the hermatypic coral Pocillopora damicornis. Marine Biology 33:93-100.

Crabtree DM, Clausen CD, Roth AA. 1980. Consistency in growth line counts in bivalve specimens. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 29:323-340.

Roth AA, Clausen CD, Yahiku PY, Clausen VE, Cox WW. 1982. Some effects of light on coral growth. Pacific Science 36:65-81.

Smith AD, Roth AA. 1979. Effect of carbon dioxide concentration on calcification in the red coralline alga Bossiella orbigniana. Marine Biology 52(3):217-225.


Atkins G. In press (2012). Geographic variation in the calling song of Gryllus pennsylvanicus. Michigan Academician.

Roth AA. 1975. Some effects of light on calcification in coral. Abstracts of Symposia and Contributed Papers for the Fifth-Sixth Annual Meeting (San Francisco) of the Western Society of Naturalists, p.29.

Roth AA. 1974. Factors affecting light as an agent for carbonate production by coral. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 6:932.

1977. Smith AD, Roth AA. 1977. Carbon dioxide and calcification in the red coralline alga, Bossiella orbigniana (abstract). Pacific Division, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 58th Annual Meeting, San Francisco State University.