> John T. Tanacredi, Ph.D.
John T. Tanacredi, Ph.D.
Department of Earth and Marine Sciences
Director, Center for Estuarine, Environmental and Coastal Oceans Monitoring (C.E.E.C.O.M.)
Dowling College KSC 106
Oakdale, New York 11769-1999
Email Address: TanacreJ@dowling.edu
Office: (631) 244-3394
Fax: (631) 244-1033
- Ph.D. (1988) Environmental Health Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Polytechnic University, New York (presently NYU-Polytechnic Institute)
- M.S. (1974) Environmental Health Sciences, Institute of Health Sciences, Hunter College, CUNY
- B.S. (1972) Biological Sciences, Richmond College, CUNY
A Sample of My Most Recent Research Publications
- Presently, Chairman Department of Earth and Marine Science, Dowling College
- Presently, Director of the Center for Estuarine, Environmental and Coastal Oceans Monitoring Facility (CEECOM), West Sayville
- Research/Supervisory Ecologist, National Park Service (Retired) 1980-2001
- Presently hold Research Associate positions with
- Department of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History
- LaMont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University
- Osborn Laboratories, New York Aquarium of the Wildlife Conservation Society (formally NYZS)
- Past Chairman, Science Advisory Board, Explorers Club, 1992-2002
- Past Deputy Director, Aquatic Research and Environmental Assessment Center (AREAC) at Brooklyn College, CUNY, 1989-2001
- Presently hold Chairs for these groups:
- Suffolk County Wetlands Management Work Group
- IACERE (Part of the Americas Center for Science and Society), CUNY Graduate Center
- Chair, New York Marine Sciences Consortium (NYMSC)
- Past Board Member, New York City Audubon Society (1996-1998)
- Past President, Science Museum of Long Island (SMLI), 1985-1997; Presently 2012 Executive Director
Biology and Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs
Limulus In The Limelight: A Species 350 Million Years In The Making, and In Peril?
OCEAN PULSE I: A Critical Diagnosis By Dowling Professor Dr. Tanacredi
- Tanacredi, J.T., Botton, M., and D. Smith (2009) The Biology and Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs; Springer Publishers Ltd., pp 662.
- Ringenary, M., A.H.Molof, Tanacredi, J.T., M.P. Schreibman and K. Kostarelos (2007) Long-term Sediment Bioassay of Lead Toxicity in Two Generations of the Marine Amphipod, Elasmopus laevis, SISmith, 1873 in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, vol. 26., No8 pp1700-1710.
- Botton, M., Loveland, R and Tanacredi, J.T. (2006) Population Dynamics of Limulus polyphemus L.in an Urban National Park; ESTUARIES, Oct., pg 4.
- Tanacredi, J.T. (2001) "Limulus In The Limelight: A Species 350 Million Years In The Making, and In Peril?"
Result of Mini-conferences 1996-1998; Kluwer Research/Plenum Publishing, Inc., NY/London;
ISBN 0-306-46681-3; pp. 175.
- Tanacredi, J.T. and J. Loret (1998) (Editors) "OCEAN PULSE I: A Critical Diagnosis" Result of First
International Oceans Conf., Istanbul, TURKEY; ISBN 0-306-45800-4; Plenum Pub. Ltd., NY and London, pp. 201.
- Borowsky, B., P. Aitken-Ander and Tanacredi, J.T. (1997) The Development of oostegite setae in Female
Melita nitida Exposed to Contaminated Sediments. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. and Ecol., 214; 85-86.
- R. Stalter, M. Byer and Tanacredi, J.T. (1996) Distribution and Abundance of Rare Coastal Plant Species at
Gateway National Recreation Area, Journal of Landscape and Urban Planning, 35; pp. 41-51.
- Tanacredi, J.T. (1995) Visitors Companion to Gateway National Recreation Area, Stackpole Book Press,
Harrisburg, PA (198 pp.).
- Augspurger, T.P., R.L. Herman, Tanacredi, J.T. and J.S. Hatfield (1994) Liver Lesions in Winter Flounder,
Pleuronectes americanus, from Jamaica Bay, New York: Indications of Environmental Degradation, Estuaries.
Vol. 17; IB (March pp. 172-179.
- Franz, D.R. and Tanacredi, J.T. (1993) Variability in Growth and Age Structure Among Populations of Ribbed
Mussel, Geukensia demissa (Dellwya) in Jamaica Bay, New York, The Veliger, vol.36(3);pp 220-227.
- Tanacredi, J.T. (1993) Is Shellfishing an Appropriate Activity in an Urban National Wildlife Refuge?,
Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 2; 174-178.