Meet the Faculty

Soraya Bartol

Soraya Bartol

Professor of Marine Biology
Director of Undergraduate Research

Supervisor of the Ocean Explorer


Degrees Held

B.A., University of Virginia
M.A., Ph.D., The College of William and Mary

Office Location: 221 Greer Environmental Sciences Center
Phone: 757-455-3372
Email: sbartol@vwu.edu
Department/s:
- Biology

Lavender, AL, SM Bartol and IK Bartol.  2014.  Ontogenetic investigation of underwater hearing capabilities of loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) using a dual testing approach. J Exp Biol . 217: 2580-2589.

Popper, A.N., Hawkins, A.D., Fay, R.R., Mann, D., Bartol, S., Carlson, Th., Coombs, S.,Ellison, W.T., Gentry, R., Halvorsen, M.B., Lokkeborg, S., Rogers, P., Southall, B.L., Zeddies, D.G., Tavolga, W.N.  2014.  Sound Exposure Guidelines for Fishes and Sea Turtles: A Technical Report prepared by ANSI-Accredited Standards Committee S3/SC1 and registered with ANSI.  Springer Press, New York.

Bartol, SM.  2014.  Sea Turtle Hearing and Sensitivity to Acoustic Impacts. Appendix to Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Geological and Geophysical Activities in the Gulf of Mexico Region.

Bartol, SM.  2013.  Review of Auditory Function of Sea Turtles.  Appendix to Programmatic             Environmental Impact Statement (PEIC) for geological and geophysical (G&G) activities in the Atlantic Ocean.

Lavender, AL, SM Bartol, and IK Bartol. 2012.  Hearing capabilities of loggerhead sea turtles      (Caretta caretta) thoughout ontogeny.  In: A. Popper and A. Hawkins (eds) The Effects of    Noise on Aquatic Life.  Springer: New York.

Bartol, S.M. and I.K. Bartol.  2011.  Hearing capabilities of loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) throughout ontogeny:  An integrative approach involving behavioral and electrophysiological techniques.  Final Report to Joint Industry Programme, Oil and Gas Producers.

Bartol, S. M. 2008.  A review of auditory function of sea turtles.  Bioacoustics.  17:  57-60.

Gordon, M. and S. M. Bartol (eds).  2004.  Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology.  University of California Press, Berkeley.