Pamela Stephens
Lecturer • University of Colorado Museum of Natural History
Geological Sciences

Offices: Benson 435; Bruce Curtis Bldg. W415

Research Interests

Ecology and paleoecology of estuarine foraminifera: environmental interpretation and assessment. Board of Directors, Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research Special Publications Editor, Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research

Recent Publications

  • Buzas-Stephens, P., Livsey, D. N., Simms, A. R., and Buzas, M. A., 2014. Estuarine    

    foraminifera record Holocene stratigraphic changes and Holocene climate changes in ENSO and the North American Monsoon: Baffin Bay, TX. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 404, p. 44-56. 

  • Buzas, M. A., Hayek, L-A. C., Buzas-Stephens, P., and Simms, A. R., 2017. The ecological balance of nature and the evolution of Baffin Bay, Texas. Journal of Foraminiferal Research 47,  

    p. 219-227.

  • Rice, J. A., Simms, A. R., Buzas-Stephens, P., Steel, E., Livsey, D., Reynolds, L. C., Yokoyama, Y., and Halihan, T., 2020. Deltaic response to climate change: the Holocene history of the Nueces Delta. Global and Planetary Change 191, p. 1-13.

  • Culver, S. J., and Buzas-Stephens, P. 2020. Cushman Special Publications: History and Scope. Journal of Foraminiferal Research 50: 403-411. 

  • Buzas-Stephens, P., M. A. Buzas, J. D. Price, and C. H. Courtney. 2018. Benthic superheroes: Living Foraminifera from Three Bays in the Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve, USA. Estuaries and Coasts 41: 2368-2377.    

Education and Training

  • B.S., Geology, Midwestern State University, Texas; 1987
  • M.S., Biology, Midwestern State University, Texas; 1990
  • Ph.D., Geological Sciences, Univ. of Texas at Dallas; 2001