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Research Theme: 'Ecological Modeling and Synthesis'

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Quantitative modeling approaches are being developed to address our focus on the biological basis for variation in performance of stony corals; additionally, a collaborative meta-analysis project has been initiated.

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2013

Hench, J.L., and J.H. Rosman. 2013. Observations of spatial flow patterns at the coral colony scale on a shallow reef flat. Journal of Geophysical Research:Oceans 118:1142-1156.

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2013

Monismith, S.G., L. M. M. Herdman, S.H. Ahmerkamp, and J.L. Hench, 2013. Wave transformation and wave-driven flow across a steep coral reef. Journal of Physical Oceanography 43:1356-1379.

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2012

Buenau, K.E., Price, N.N., Nisbet, R,M. 2012. Size dependence, facilitation, and microhabitats mediate space competition between coral and crustose coralline algae in a spatially explicit model. Ecological Modelling 237: 23-33.

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2012

Collin, A., J.L. Hench and S. Planes. 2012. A novel spaceborne proxy for mapping coral cover. In Yellowlees, D. and T.P. Hughes (eds.). Proceedings of the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, Australia, 9-13 July 2012. ICRS12 Proceedings 5 Pp.

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Collin, A., and J. L. Hench. 2012. Towards deeper measurements of tropical reefscape structure using the WorldView-2 spaceborne sensor. Remote Sensing 4:1425-1447.

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2012

Leichter, J.J., M.D. Stokes, J.L. Hench, J. Witting and L. Washburn. 2012. The island-scale internal wave climate of Moorea, French Polynesia. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 117:C06008.

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2011

Ananthasubramaniam, B., R.M. Nisbet, D. Morse and F.J. Doyle. 2011. Integrate-and-fire models of insolation-driven entrainment of broadcast spawning in corals. Theoretical Ecology, 4:69-85.

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2011

Buenau, K., N.N. Price and R.M. Nisbet. 2011. Local interactions drive size dependent space competition between coral and crustose coralline algae. Oikos 120:941-949.

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2011

Edmunds P.J., H.M. Putnam, R.M. Nisbet and E.B. Muller. 2011. Benchmarks in organism performance and their use in comparative analyses. Oecologia 167:379-390.

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2011

Eynaud, Y., Nisbet, R.M. and E.B. Muller. 2011. Impact of excess and harmful radiation on energy budgets in scleractinian corals. Ecological Modelling 222:1315-1322.

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2011

Muller, E.B. 2011. Synthesizing units as modeling tool for photosynthesizing organisms with photoinhibition and nutrient limitation. Ecological Modelling 222:637-644.

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2011

Rosman, J. H., and J. L. Hench. 2011. A framework for understanding drag parameterizations for coral reefs. Journal of Geophysical Research (Oceans) 116:C08025.

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2011

Yau, A. J.-Y. 2011. Size-Based Approaches to Modeling and Managing Local Populations: A Case Study Using an Artisanal Fishery for Giant Clams, Tridacna maxima. PhD Dissertation, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA.

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2010

Adam, T.C. 2010. Competition encourages cooperation: client fish receive higher quality service when cleaner fish compete. Animal Behaviour 79:1183-1189.

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2010

Baskett, M.L., R.M. Nisbet, C.V. Kappel, P.J. Mumby and S.D. Gaines. 2010. Conservation management approaches to protecting the capacity for corals to respond to climate change: a theoretical comparison. Global Change Biology 16:1229-1246.

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2010

Hench J.L. and J.H. Rosman. 2010. Analysis of bottom-track and compass error in a self-contained acoustic Doppler diver navigation console. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 27:1229-1238.

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2010

Maritorena S., O.H.F. d’Andon, A. Mangin and D.A. Siegel. 2010. Merged satellite ocean color data products using a bio-optical model: characteristics, benefits and issues. Remote Sensing of Environment 114(8):1791-1804.

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2009

Baskett, M.L., S.D. Gaines and R.M. Nisbet. 2009. Symbiont diversity may help coral reefs survive moderate climate change. Ecological Applications 19:3-17.

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2009

Buenau, K.E. 2009. The shifting landscapes of competition: Modeling the roles of space, size, and facilitation in marine benthic communities. PhD Dissertation, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA.

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2009

Muller, E.B., F.J. Doyle, R.M. Nisbet, P. Edmunds and S. Kooijman. 2009. Dynamic energy budgets of syntropic symbiotic relationships between heterotrophic hosts and photoautotrophic symbionts. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A – Molecular and Integrative Physiology (Supplement) 153A:S145-S145.

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2009

Muller, E.B., S.A.L.M. Kooijman, P.J. Edmunds, F.J. Doyle and R.M. Nisbet. 2009. Dynamic energy budgets in syntrophic symbiotic relationships between heterotrophic hosts and photoautotrophic symbionts. Journal of Theoretical Biology 259:44-57.

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2008

Hench, J.L., J.J. Leichter and S.G. Monismith. 2008. Episodic circulation and exchange in a wave-driven coral reef and lagoon system. Limnology and Oceanography 53:2681-2694.

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2008

Lenihan, H.S., M. Adjeroud, M. Kotchen, J. Hench and T. Nakamura. 2008. Reef structure regulates small-scale spatial variation in coral bleaching. Marine Ecology Progress Series 370:127-141.

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2008

Rosman, J.H., J.L. Hench, J.R. Koseff and S.G. Monismith. 2008. Extracting Reynolds stresses from acoustic doppler current profiler measurements in wave-dominated environments. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 25:286-306.

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2007

Buenau, K.E., A. Rassweiler and R.M. Nisbet. 2007. The effects of landscape structure on space competition and alternative stable states. Ecology 88:3022-3031.

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2006

Stewart, H.L. 2006. Hydrodynamic consequences of flexural stiffness and buoyancy for seaweeds: a study using physical models. Journal of Experimental Biology 209:2170-2181.

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2006

Thompson, A.R., R.M. Nisbet and R.J. Schmitt. 2006. Dynamics of mutualist populations that are demographically open. Journal of Animal Ecology 75:1239-1251.

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2005

Maritorena, S. and D.A. Siegel. 2005. Consistent merging of satellite ocean color data sets using a bio-optical model. Remote Sensing of Environment 94:429-440.

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2005

Siegel, D.A., S. Maritorena, N.B. Nelson, M.J. Behrenfeld and C.R. McClain. 2005. Colored dissolved organic matter and its influence on the satellite-based characterization of the ocean biosphere. Geophysical Research Letters 32:L20605.

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2005

Siegel, D.A., S. Maritorena and N.B. Nelson. 2005. Independence and interdependencies among global ocean color properties: reassessing the bio-optical assumption. Journal of Geophysical Research 110:C07011.

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2005

Thompson, A.R. 2005. Dynamics of demographically open mutualists: immigration, intraspecific competition, and predation impact goby populations. Oecologia 143:61-69.

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