Current Research Interests

  • Naturally extreme coral environments, specifically mangrove habitats.
  • Seawater carbonate chemistry.
  • Coral reef restoration at high value sites
  • Water quality.
  • Coral traits that facilitate survival during thermal stress events.
  • Symbiont functional diversity and its role in the stability of the coral symbiosis.
  • Coral calcification and skeletal properties.
  • Coral physiology.

Previous Research Projects

  • Coral recruitment into seagrass beds.
  • The impact of SCUBA divers on coral reefs.
  • Cohabitation of anemonefish when habitat (anemones) are limited.
  • Juvenile Nassau grouper habitat selection.