Bruce Corliss

Bruce Corliss

Professor Emeritus

Research Interests include: Coastal Environmental Change; Development of Environmental Proxies for Coastal Environments; Ecology, Functional Morphology and Geochemistry of Deep-sea Benthic Foraminifera; Cenozoic Paleoceanography; Deep-Sea Benthic Ecology

In The News

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Corliss, B. H., C. W. Brown, X. Sun, and W. J. Showers. “Deep-sea benthic diversity linked to seasonality of pelagic productivity.” Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 56, no. 5 (May 1, 2009): 835–41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2008.12.009.
Healey, S. L., R. C. Thunell, and B. H. Corliss. “The Mg/Ca-temperature relationship of benthic foraminiferal calcite: New core-top calibrations in the < 4 °C temperature range.” Earth and Planetary Science Letters 272, no. 3–4 (August 15, 2008): 523–30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2008.05.023.
Cohen, A. L., G. A. Gaetani, T. Lundälv, B. H. Corliss, and R. Y. George. “Compositional variability in a cold-water scleractinian, Lophelia pertusa: New insights into "vital effects".” Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 7, no. 12 (December 1, 2006). https://doi.org/10.1029/2006GC001354.
Corliss, B. H., X. Sun, C. W. Brown, and W. J. Showers. “Influence of seasonal primary productivity on δ13C of North Atlantic deep-sea benthic foraminifera.” Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 53, no. 4 (April 1, 2006): 740–46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2006.01.006.
Sun, X., B. H. Corliss, C. W. Brown, and W. J. Showers. “The effect of primary productivity and seasonality on the distribution of deep-sea benthic foraminifera in the North Atlantic.” Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 53, no. 1 (January 1, 2006): 28–47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2005.07.003.

Recent Grants

Courses

ENVIRON 899: Master's Project (ENVIRON 899: Master's Project)

area(s) of expertise

Oceanography

Contact Information

10 Park Place
Durham, NC 27712
Box 90230
Durham, NC 27708-0230

Education

Ph.D., University Rhode Island (1978)
M.S., University Rhode Island (1973)
B.A., University Rhode Island (1971)