Bristol Community College

Bristol Community College

Mary True
Division of Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering
Assistant Professor of Natural Sciences

     Office: E216
     Extension: x3150

B.A., Swarthmore College
M.S., University of Rhode Island

I encourage student - centered learning that challenges individuals to master concepts on an ongoing basis. An eLearning Website with Powerpoint presentations, interactive quizzes and exercises supports this philosophy. Lectures emphasize explanation of difficult concepts, and are reinforced by hands-on activities.

Courses Taught:

Sigma XI


Journal Articles

  • “Reaction of Br2- produced by flash photolysis of seawater with components of the dissolved carbonate system.” with O. C. Zafiriou. 1987
  • “In Photochemistry of Environmental Aquatic Systems.” ACS Symposium Series : 106-115.
  • Manuscripts

  • COASTAL SCIENCE: An Introduction to the Geology, Ecology, and Oceanography of Cape Cod, Rhode Island, and Southeastern Massachusetts. with D.J. McCombs. Fall River, MA: Bristol Community College, 2005.
  • Theses

  • Metabolic correlates of exposure in intertidal aggregations of the blue mussel Mytilus edulis (Linne) Û M.S. Thesis. Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island, 1973.
  • Interests:
    The Coastal Environment, Ecology, Oceanography and Microbiology