Stephan I. Zeeman

Education

A.A.

Pasadena City College

Ph.D.

University of South Carolina, Columbia

M.S.

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee,

B.A.

University of California, Santa Barbara

Post-Doctoral Training

Phytoplankton Physiology

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute

Fort Pierce

Florida

Clinical Affiliations

Maine

Expertise

oceanography

phytoplankton

primary production

remote sensing

geographic information systems

Bering Sea ecosystems.

Research

Current Research

Land-Use changes and their effects on pathogens and nutrient transport through rivers to coastal waters. Migration and habitat selection by basking sharks. Photosynthesis as measured by Pulse Amplitude Modulated Fluorometry. Physical-biological coupling of primary production in the Bering Sea.

Research Interests

Phytoplankton

Selected Publications

2014

Curtis , Tobey H., Stephan I Zeeman , Erin L Summers , Steven X Cadrin and Gregory B Skomal. 2014. Eyes in the sky: linking satellite oceanography and biotelemetry to explore habitat selection by
basking sharks.   Animal Biotelemetry 2014, 2:12 DOI: 10.1186/2050-3385-2-12

2013

Susan J. Hillman , Kylie H. Bloodsworth , Charles E. Tilburg , Stephan I. Zeeman  & Henrietta E. List. 2013.  K-12 Students' Perceptions of Scientists: Finding a valid measurement and exploring whether exposure to scientists makes an impact.   International Journal of Science Education, 36:15, 2580-2595, DOI: 10.1080/09500693.2014.908264

2011

Tilburg, Charles E.,  Shaun M. Gill, Stephan I. Zeeman, Amy E. Carlson, Timothy W. Arienti, Jessica A. Eickhorst, and Philip O. Yund. 2011. Characteristics of a Shallow River Plume: Observations
from the Saco River Coastal Observing System.  Estuaries and Coasts 34:785–799
DOI 10.1007/s12237-011-9401-y

2009

Skomal,G.B., S.I. Zeeman, J.H. Chisholm, E.L. Summers, H.J. Walsh, K.W. McMahon, and S.R. Thorrold. 2009. Transequatorial Migrations by Basking Sharks in the Western Atlantic Ocean, Current Biology, doi:10.1016/j.cub.2009.04.019

2008

Sambrotto, Raymond N., Calvin Mordy, Stephan I. Zeeman, Phyllis J. Stabeno and S. Allen Macklin. 2008. Physical forcing and nutrient conditions associated with patterns of Chl a and phytoplankton productivity in the southeastern Bering Sea during summer.Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. 55:1745-1760.

2006

Summers, Erin L., James A. Estrada and Stephan I. Zeeman. 2006 A note on geographic and seasonal fluctuations in the isotopic composition of baleen in four North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis). J. Cetacean Res. Manage. 8(3):241-245;  

2005

Jahncke, J., K. O. Coyle, S. I. Zeeman, N. B. Kachel, G. L. Hunt Jr. 2005. Distribution of foraging shearwaters relative to inner front of SE Bering Sea. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 305: 219-233;  

2005

Mordy,Calvin W., Phyllis J. Stabeno, Carol Ladd, Stephan Zeeman, David P. Wisegarver, Sigrid A. Salo and George L. Hunt, Jr. 2005. Nutrients and primary production along the eastern Aleutian Island Archipelago. Fish. Oceanogr. 14 (Suppl. 1), 55-76;

2004

Merico, A., T. Tyrrell, E.J. Lessard, T. Oguz, P.J. Stabeno, S.I. Zeeman, and T.E. Whitledge. 2004. Modelling the Bering Sea shelf ecosystem: role of climate influences and trophic interactions in generating Emiliania huxleyi blooms 1997-2000. Deep Sea Res. I 51: 1803-1826.  

Other Scholarly Activity

Fulbright Fellowship to travel to Indonesia 2014-2015.

Funded Grants

2014.  TURBO: The Undergraduate Saco River Biodiversity Observatory -- A Long-Term Ecological Research-Style Research Experience to Enhance STEM Education, Co-PI,  NSF DUE-1431955, $639,246, 5 yrs.

2013. MRI: Acquisition of a Gas CHromatograhy-Mass SPectrometry Instrument for Research and Teaching.  NSF MRI-1229519, $137,527, 2 yrs.

2009, The Interactions of Biology, Chemistry and Physics at the Land-Ocean Interface: A Systemic PARTnership Aimed at Connecting University and School (SPARTACUS).NSF DGE-0841361, $3.78M, 5 yrs.

Joint NASA Center for Remote Sensing at the University of New England (2003) NASA NAG13-03027, $581,000, 1 year.

Collaborative Proposal: Cross-Shelf Transport and Post-Bloom New Production Near the Pribilof Islands (2003). NSF OPP-0326415, $128,479, 2 years.

Students and Scientists: Together Advancing Science Knowledge (2002) NSF ESI-0222740, $350,000, 3 1/2 years. Saco Bay Scallop Stock Enhancement Project, Northeast Consortium (2002), $25,000, 1 year.

Stephan I. Zeeman

,

Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Marine Sciences

Marine Science Center
205

szeeman@une.edu

(207) 602-2410