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Stephen Dunbar, PhD
Associate Professor, Earth and Biological Sciences
School of Medicine
Member, Biology, SST, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Research & Grantsmanship    Funded Research Project (PI)
  • Dunbar, S. G. (PI) and Boskovic, D. (Co-I) Heavy metals and POPs in Hawksbills and their prey; Implications for human health. Loma Linda University GRASP Grant. $75,000. ( 6/2014 - 6/2015 )
  • A Series of School Visits to Commence the "Turtle Nesting Hotline''s Turtle Art and Jingle Challenge" in the Bay Islands, Honduras; An Education and Awareness Initiative. State of the World''''s Sea Turtle (SWOT) Outreach Grant. ( 6/2008 - 11/2008 )
  • Hawksbill Sea Turtle Nesting Beach Reconnaissace on Roatan, Honduras. United States Fish and Wildlife Services - Marine Turtle Conservation Fund. ( 8/2007 - 8/2008 )
  • Two Workshops to Facilitate Positive Change Among Indigenous Fishers of the Bay Islands, Honduras. State of the World''s Sea Turtles (SWOT) Outreach Grant. ( 4/2007 - 9/2007 )
  • Roatan Rapid Assessment Project for the Queen Conch, Strombus gigas, and the Common Hermit Crabs of the Bay Islands, Honduras. United States Agency for International Development (USAID). ( 10/2005 - 11/2005 )
  • Roatan Rapid Assessment Project for the Spiny Lobster, Panulirus argus, Bay Islands, Honduras. United States Agency for International Development (USAID). ( 10/2005 - 11/2005 )
  Non-Funded Research Project
  • ProTECTOR National Nesting Beach Monitoring Network ( 9/2007 - Present )
  • Turtle Awareness and Protection Studies (TAPS) Program ( 3/2006 - Present )
  Abstracts Reporting Research -- Peer Reviewed
  • Shives, J.A., Dunbar, S.G., Nyborg, T.G.. "Why the paucity of hermit crabs in situ in the fossil record?." The Crustacean Society . (2007): 64-. ( 1/2007 )
  • Sjoboen, A.D., Dunbar, S.G., Boskovic, D.S.. "Seasonal fatty acid fluctuations of Pachygrapsus crassipes in Southern California." The Crustacean Society . (2007): 65-. ( 1/2007 )
  • Dunbar, S.G. and Sjoboen, A. . "The Roatan Rapid Assessment Project for Spiny Lobster, Panulirus argus of Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras." IX Congreso Sociedad Mesoamericana Para La Biologia Y La Conservacion. (2005): 181-181. ( 12/2005 )
  • Dunbar, S. G. and Perumal, V.. "The Roatan Rapid Assessment Project for Queen Conch, Strombus gigas of Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras." IX Congreso Sociedad Mesoamericana Para La Biologia Y La Conservacion. (2005): 181-181. ( 12/2005 )
  • Dunbar, S. G.. "The Roatan Rapid Assessment Project for the common hermit crabs of Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras." IX Congreso Sociedad Mesoamericana Para La Biologia Y La Conservacion. (2005): 180-180. ( 12/2005 )
  Abstracts Reporting Research -- Non-Peer Reviewed
  • Dunbar, S.G., Salinas, L., and Berube, M.D. Activities of the Turtle Awareness and Protection Studies (TAPS) program under the Protective Turtle Ecology Center for Training, Outreach, and Research, Inc. (ProTECTOR) in Roatan, Honduras. 2007 - 2008 Annual Report to the Ministry of Environment, Honduras.

    ( 9/2008 - 1/2009 )
  • Activities of the Protective Turtle Ecology Center for Training, Outreach, and Research, Inc. (ProTECTOR) in Punta Raton, Honduras; 2007 - 2008 Annual Report to the Ministry of Environment, Honduras. ( 9/2008 - 12/2008 )
  • Hawksbill sea turtle nesting beach reconnaissance Roatan, Honduras. 2008 Final Report to United States Fish and Wildlife Services. ( 7/2008 - 11/2008 )
  • A proposal for a series of school visits to commence the "Turtle Nesting Hotline''s Turtle Art and Jingle Challenge" in the Bay Islands, Honduras; An education and awareness initiative. Final Report to the State of the World''s Sea Turtles. October 31, 2008. ( 8/2008 - 10/2008 )
  • Final Report on a Proposal for Two Workshops to Facilitate Positive Change Among Indigenous Fishers of the Bay Islands, Honduras. State of the World''s Sea Turtles (SWOT). October 1, 2007. ( 7/2007 - 10/2007 )