Eric Koepfler

Eric Koepfler

Professor of Marine Science

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Published on Mar 04, 2016

Posters presented on our study and related research at the Southeastern Regional Sea Turtle Meeting in Mobile Alabama in February of 2016. Thanks again to all contributors.

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Published on Aug 22, 2015

As we prepare, Local Newspaper Reports on our Project as Part of Crowdfunding Story

http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/news/local/article31822629.html

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Published on Aug 07, 2015

Ripley's Aquarium - Tops The Pledge Support List

Thank You Ripley's

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Published on Aug 06, 2015

Local News Report on Research & Funding Campaign

Coastal Observer Newspaper write up (8/6/15)

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Published on Aug 05, 2015

Path Metrics to be Measured

Figure showing simplistic representation (with 3 paths) of expected differences in high versus mid/high light areas. Low light areas are depicted in figures a) and high light areas are shown in fi...

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Published on Aug 01, 2015

Satellite Data Versus Female Nesting Density

NOAA VIIRS satellite imagery from sampling area (Figure a). Imagery was a composite of moonless & cloudless night skies for the month of May 2014, spatial resolution is 500m/pixel (ca. 180 data...

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Published on Jul 30, 2015

Broad Ecological Impacts of Light Pollution

http://www.urbanwildlands.org/Resources/LongcoreRich2004.pdfDo you live near in an urban or suburban setting? Want to know why light pollution impacts so many kinds of wildlife? Check out this grea...

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Published on Jul 27, 2015

Specific Threats of Light Pollution on Hatchlings

This is a public service announcement from Sea Turtle Conservancy about impacts of light pollution.

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Published on Jul 25, 2015

Beach Orientation in Hatchlings

Hatchlings undergo a rapid shift in important stimuli regarding their sea finding and ocean navigation abilities (see figure). To find the ocean after emergence from the nest visual stimuli (light)...

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Thanks - and again will keep all of our supporters updated as we get started with measurements!
Aug 10, 2015
Loggerhead Sea Turtles Dig The Dark! Artificial Light Effects on Hatchling Movement
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Amanda and William, thank you for the generous donation towards our research. We are very excited with the wonderful grassroots support we have been receiving. We will keep you fully updated once we begin the project. Thanks Again! Eric Thor
Jul 14, 2015
Loggerhead Sea Turtles Dig The Dark! Artificial Light Effects on Hatchling Movement
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Danielle, so happy for you! Best of luck completing the project!
Jul 09, 2015
Where are all the Diamondback terrapins on Cumberland Island?
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Danielle, I am a professor at Coastal Carolina University. I have a student who is finishing up his research on DBTs and I am trying to start a research project funded through Experiment.Com which is why I have chosen to support your project. Best of luck in your campaign! Eric Koepfler (eric@coastal.edu)
Jun 17, 2015
Where are all the Diamondback terrapins on Cumberland Island?
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