Thesis Director: Pamela Hallock Muller, Ph.D. Professor, College of Marine Science
Thesis Committee Member: Heather Judkins, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
Thesis Committee Member: Thomas Smith, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Political Science
University of South Florida St. Petersburg
This study will delve further into the ability of the foraminifers to survive significantly disruptive events by going dormant. Specifically, I will attempt to determine if any foraminifers are capable of transitioning to and from dormancy when subjected to hypoxic conditions for one month’s time. I hypothesize that more taxa than those outlined above are able to survive sudden hypoxia for at least four weeks’ time through a temporary dormancy mechanism.
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Miller, Garrett L., "Hypoxia Tolerance of Benthic Foraminifera in Tampa Bay, FL" (2015). USF St. Petersburg campus Honors Program Theses (Undergraduate).