Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2004-01-01 Transplanted oyster (Crassostrea virginica) beds as self-sustaining mechanisms for water quality improvement in small tidal creeksJournal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology.  298:347-368. 2004-01-01
2003-01-01 Effects of oyster reefs on water quality in a tidal creek estuaryJournal of Shellfish Research.  22:753-762. 2003-01-01
2002-01-01 Impacts and recovery from multiple hurricanes in a Piedmont-Coastal Plain river systemBioScience.  52:999-1010. 2002-01-01
1999-01-01 Hurricane effects on water quality and benthos in the Cape Fear Watershed: Natural and anthropogenic impactsEcological Applications.  9:350-362. 1999-01-01


Research Overview

  • Benthic ecology, specifically those environments in the estuarine and nearshore coastal ocean and bottom habitats adjacent to offshore and nearshore structural habitats. Investigations of trophic linkages, habitat dynamics and ecosystem services are a primary focus as well as culture of key invertebrates from these habitats.
  • Co-principal Investigator On

    Teaching Overview

  • I currently teach Applied Learning courses in Biology and Marine Biology Dept, as well as research methods, and online non-majors biology courses. I also teach a variety of independent study courses that provide hands on learning experiences.
  • Full Name

  • Troy D Alphin