| Ph.D., Biological Oceanography
University of Rhode Island
Areas of Specialization
D. Chris Melrose
Kim Whitman Hyde
Taylor, D. I., C. A. Oviatt, D. G. Borkman. 2011. Non-linear responses of a coastal aquatic ecosystem to large decreases in nutrient and organic loadings. Estuaries and Coasts 34: 745-757.
Codiga, D., H. Stoffel, C. Deacutis, S. Kiernan, C. Oviatt. 2009. Narragansett Bay hypoxic event characteristics: Inter-annual variability, geographic distribution, intermittency, and spatial synchronicity. Estuaries and Coasts, 32(4): 621-641.
Reel Bites video for the Fall 2008 URI Honors Colloquium: People and Planet, Global Environmental Change
Calabretta, C.J. and C.A. Oviatt. 2008. The response of benthic macrofauna to anthropogenic stress in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island: A review of human stressors and assessment of community conditions. Marine Polution Bulletin 56:1680-1695.
Oviatt, C., K. Hyde, A. Keller, J. Turner. 2007. Production patterns in Massachusetts Bay with outfall relocation. Estuaries and Coasts 30: 35-46.
Melrose, D. C., C. Oviatt, M. Berman. 2007. Hypoxic events in Narragansett Bay, RI during the summer of 2001. Estuaries and Coasts 30: 47-53.
Hyde, Kimberly J. W., John E. O’Reilly, Candace A. Oviatt. 2007. Validation of Sea WiFS chlorophyll in Massachusetts Bay. Continental Shelf Research 27: 1677-1691.
Oviatt, C., A. Gold. 2005. Plant nitrogen in coastal waters. Ch 8. In: Nitrate, Agriculture and the Environment. T. Addiscott, Ed. CAB International, UK.
Oviatt, C. A. 2004. The changing ecology of temperate coastal waters during a warming trend. Estuaries. 27: 895-904.
Oviatt, C., S. Olsen, M. Andrews, J. Collie, T. Lynch, K. Raposa. 2003. A century of fishing and fish fluctuations in Narragansett Bay. Reviews in Fisheries Science 11:1-22.
Oviatt, C.A., A.A. Keller, and L. Reed. 2002. Annual primary production in Narragansett Bay with no bay-wide winter-spring phytoplankton bloom. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 54: 1013-1026.
Keller, A.A., C.A. Oviatt, H.A. Walker and J.D. Hawk. 1999. Predicted impacts of elevated temperature on the magnitude of the winter-spring phytoplankton bloom in temperate coastal waters: A mesocosm study. Limnology and Oceanography 44(2):344-356.
Oviatt, C.A. 2012. Exploring Hypoxia. Research Innovation: 56-58. International Innovation is the leading global dissemination resource for the wider scientific, technology and research communities, dedicated to disseminating the latest science, research and technological innovations on a global level. More information and a complimentary subscription offer to the publication can be found at: www.researchmedia.eu
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