The following table provides some examples of past and current research in the DMCS flumes.

Title Investigators 
Study of transport of the human body in riverine flow. Abstract >> Jacqueline Bleakley, Kimberly Moran
Dept. Forensic Science, Arcadia University, PA 
Assessing the transport characteristics of flocculent organic sediment in the Florida Everglades.  Abstract >> Laurel G. Larsen, J.W. Harvey, J.P. Crimaldi, G. Noe, D. Nowacki
(University of Colorado, Boulder and U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA) 
Active post-settlement habitat selection for fine organic flocs, by a deposit-feeding polychaete, Polygordius jouinae, in a laboratory flume under still water and flow conditions.  Patricia Ramey (IMCS, Rutgers, currently at KOC University, Istanbul, Turkey)  
Transport of mammal and bird bones by fluvial flows.  Michael Pante, Kari Prassack, Robert Blumenschine (Anthropology Dept., Rutgers) 
Evaluating essential shellfish habitat of hard clams, Mercenaria mercenaria, during larval settlement and early recruitment. Abstract >> Di Li, Judith P. Grassle (IMCS, Rutgers)   
Flow mediated predator-prey interactions between green crabs and hard clams.  Pedro Quijon (IMCS, Rutgers, currently at University of Prince Edward Island, Canada) 
Effects of distance between individual spawning oysters on fertilization success. Abstract >> David Bushek, John Quinlan, (IMCS, Rutgers).   
Effects of turbulence on algal cell aggregation. Abstract >> Alex Kahl (IMCS, Rutgers).   
Effects of shell hash and flow speed on predation of the Atlantic surf clam by the long-clawed hermit crab.  Shannon Newby, Judith P. Grassle (IMCS, Rutgers) 
Effect of predator activity on the rate of postlarval transport of clams.  Heather Hunt (IMCS, Rutgers, currently University of New Brunswick, St John, Canada 
Processes controlling the deposition of fine particles at the sediment water interface. Abstract >> J. Stephen Fries IMCS, Rutgers    
Sediment transport processes associated with biogenic structures.  Abstract >> J. Stephen Fries IMCS, Rutgers  
Chemical and biological implications of water flow through permeable sediments.  Gary Taghon, Charlotte Fuller (IMCS, Rutgers), Clare Reimers (Oregon State University) 
Ontogenetic changes in feeding modes in Spionid polychaetes.  Brian Hentschel (San Diego State University), Gary Taghon (IMCS, Rutgers), Jeff Shimeta (Franklin & Marshall College) 
Post-settlement movement in polychaetes: Comparisons between species and effects of environmental conditions.  Karen Stocks (IMCS, Rutgers, currently San Diego Supercomputer Center & SCRIPPS Institute of Oceanography), J. Frederick Grassle (IMCS, Rutgers) 
Effect of benthic diatoms, bacteria and bioturbation by Capitella sp. I on sediment stability.  Koji Omori (Ehime University, Japan) 
Feeding behavior in the edible mussel, Mytilus edulis, as a function of flow speed.  Ann Hartmann (IMCS, Rutgers Undergraduate Summer Intern, Taylor University), Gary Taghon, Charlotte Fuller (IMCS, Rutgers)