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James Richardson

Undergraduate Coordinator/Faculty Instructor
University of Georgia
Room 155A, Ecology Bldg.
Athens, GA 30602

Office: (706) 542-6036
Fax: (706) 542-4819
email: jamesir@uga.edu

Dr. Richardson is on the Conservation Ecology faculty. In addition, he is heavily involved with the Jumby Bay Hawksbill Turtle Project.


Ph.D. - University of Georgia

Research Interests

  • Population ecology and biology of loggerhead and hawksbill sea turtles
  • Ecology and population biology of long-lived organisms
  • Barrier island ecosystems
  • Restoration ecology of beach and dune systems
  • Sustainable utilization and ecology of tropical rainforests

Selected Publications

Bowen, B., J.C. Avise, J.I. Richardson, et al. 1993. Population structure of loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) in the Northwestern Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. Conserv. Biol. 7(4):834-844.

Hoyle, M. and J.I. Richardson. 1993. The Jumby Bay Hawksbill Project: Survivorship, Mortality, Recruitment and Reproductive Biology and Behavior of Adult Female Hawksbill Sea Turtles Nesting at Pasture Bay. Long Island. Antigua. W. I. Technical report. Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. 76 p.

Fuller, J.E., K.L. Eckert, and J.I. Richardson. 1992. WIDECAST Sea Turtle Recovery Action Plan for Antigua and Barbuda, K.L. Eckert (ed.), CEP Technical Report No. 16, UNEP Caribbean Environment Programme, Jamaica, West Indies. 90 p.

Richardson, J.I., L.A. Corliss, C. Ryder, and R. Bell. 1989. Demographic patterns of Caribbean hawksbills, Jumby Bay, Antigua. Jekyll Island, GA: NMFS. Pp. 253-256. In: Proc. Ninth Annual Workshop of Sea Turtle Conservation and Biology, S.A. Eckert, K. L. Eckert, and T.H. Richardson (compilers), NOAA Tech. Mem. NMFS-SEFC-232.

James Richardson