Investigators, Information & Data Management

Affiliation Areas of Research Phone Advisor Email
Tom Adam UC Santa Barbara Community ecology of coral reefs 805 893-7625 Email
Alice Alldredge UC Santa Barbara (Emerita) Zooplankton ecology 805 893-3997 Email
Jake Allgeier University of Michigan Role of fish derived nutrients in coral reef ecosystems Email
Allison "Ally" Aplin UC Santa Barbara Population and Community Ecology Email
Scott Bainbridge Australian Institute of Marine Science Coral reef sensor networks
Brett Banka UC Santa Barbara Coral reef community ecology Sally Holbrook Email
Danielle Barnas CSU, Northridge Marine ecological shifts in response to climate change and restoration techniques of coral reef ecosystems Email
Marissa Baskett UC Davis Ecological modeling Email
Nina Bean CSU, Northridge Acclimatization potential of reef-building corals exposed to global and local stressors Peter Edmunds Email
Danielle Becker University of Rhode Island Impacts of local and global anthropogenic stressors on coral reef resilience. Hollie Putnam Email
Ricardo Beldade UC Santa Cruz Genetic structure of natural fish populations and otolith elemental fingerprinting Email
Jesse Bergman CSU Northridge Effects of ocean acidification on the phenotypic flexibility of scleractinian corals Peter Edmunds Email
Gerick Bergsma UC Santa Barbara Community ecology Sally Holbrook Email
Giacomo Bernardi UC Santa Cruz Population genetics of fishes 831 459-5124 Email
Stephanie Bilodeau Georgia Institute of Technology Spatial ecology and species interactions on coral reefs Mark Hay Email
Kalia Bistolas Oregon State University The interface between viruses, their coral and microbial hosts, and human-driven changes in marine nutrient regimes. Rebecca Vega-Thurber
Cherie Briggs UC Santa Barbara Theoretical ecology and systems biology 805 893-2199 Email
Amy Briggs CSU Northridge Effects of light on calcification responses to OA by crustose coralline algae Email
Andrew Brooks UC Santa Barbara Population and community ecology of reef fishes / MCR Diving and Boating Safety Officer 805 893-7670 Email
Andrew Brooks UC Santa Barbara Education and Outreach Coordinator 805 893-7670 Email
Alexandra Brown UC Santa Barbara Holly Moeller Email
Anya Brown CSU Northridge Coral reef ecology Email
Darren Brown CSU Northridge Ocean acidification & coral physiology Email
Kate Buenau UC Santa Barbara Modeling of coral reef ecosystems Email
Scott Burgess Florida State University Ecology, evolution, and population genetics of cryptic species of Pocillopora corals. Email
Deron Burkepile UC Santa Barbara Community ecology of coral reefs 805 893-3067 Email
Caitlin Cameron CSU Northridge Coral reef trophodynamics & productivity Email
Alessandro Capra Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia Photogrammetry of coral reefs Email
Craig Carlson UC Santa Barbara Marine microbial ecology / organic cycling 805 893-2541 Email
Robert Carpenter CSU Northridge Coral reef metabolism, ocean acidification 818 677-3256 Email
Noe Castenada UC Santa Barbara Morphological and behavioral variation in feeding interactions of reef fishes Deron Burkepile Email
Cody Clements Georgia Institute of Technology How local and global changes reshape ecological interactions and the implications of these changes for ecosystem function and management. Mark Hay Email
Alyssa Cohen CSU Northridge Robert Carpenter Email
Nicolas Colvard CSU Northridge Physiological ecology of stony corals Email
Steeve Comeau University of Western Australia Impacts of climate change on calcium carbonate budgets of coral reefs Email
Dennis Conetta University of Rhode Island Hollie Putnam Email
Joseph Connell UC Santa Barbara Population and community ecology Email
Dana Cook UC Santa Barbara Effects of spatial heterogeneity in browsing on coral reef community and dynamics. Russell J. Schmitt Email
Adrienne Correa Rice University Diversity and evolutionary histories of marine microorganisms; the context-dependent roles of dinoflagellate symbionts, bacteria and viruses in host health and disease; and the influence of microbes on ecosystem function and persistence. Email
Ross Cunning Shedd Aquarium Coral symbiosis ecology and modelling Email
Sammy Davis UC Santa Barbara Educational research development 805 893-7472 Email
Olivia Diehl CSU Northridge Robert Carpenter Email
Mary Donovan Arizona State University Applied coral reef ecology Email
Steve Doo CSU Northridge Ecophysiology of calcifying organisms, coral reef metabolism Robert Carpenter Email
Aaron Dufault CSU Northridge Coral larvae & climate change Email
Melissa Duvall Duke University Interactions between reef topography and hydrodynamics Jim Hench Email
Peter Edmunds CSU Northridge Coral reef ecology, coral ecopohysiology 818 677-2502 Email
Jose Eirin-Lopez Florida International University The study of marine environmental epigenetics using molecular, ecological and toxicological approaches. Email
Robin Elahi CSU Northridge Scleractinian coral growth and physiology
Erika Eliason UC Santa Barbara How functional traits shape species distributions. Email
Ananda Ellis CSU Northridge Coral larval settlement preference under OA conditions Email
Lauren Enright UC Santa Barbara Deron Burkepile Email
Nicolas Evensen CSU Northridge Ocean acidification & coral ecology Email
Erica "Rickie" Ewton Oregon State University Reciprical interactions between coral microbiome and coral bleaching Andrew Thurber Email
Leila Ezzat UC Santa Barbara/Oregon State University Impacts of anthropogenic forcing on trophic interactions in coral reef ecosystems Deron Burkepile Email
Tung-Yung "Tony" Fan National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium (Taiwan) Coral reef sensor networks
Melanie Fewings U of Connecticut Physical oceanography & modeling Email
Caitlin Fong CSU Northridge Benthic community ecology Robert Carpenter Email
Zac Forsman U Hawaii Coral barcoding and biodiversity surveys Email
Tony Fountain SDSC / CalIT2 Sensor Network Middleware
Jonathan Fram UC Santa Barbara Hydrodynamics Email
Erik Franklin U Hawaii / HIMB Coral reef ecology & informatics Email
Corinne Fuchs UC Santa Barbara Impacts of local anthropogenic stressors on coral reef community structure and resilience Deron Burkepile Email
Jordan Gallagher UC Santa Barbara Effects of anthropogenic nutrients on macroalgal performance and reef resilience Sally Holbrook Email
Gastil Gastil-Buhl UC Santa Barbara MCR Information and Data Manager 805 893-2071 Email
Ruth Gates U Hawaii / HIMB Population genetics of coral and symbionts 808 236-7420 Email
Sam Ginther CSU Northridge Coral reef ecology/Ocean acidification Email
Jack Girard CSU, Northridge How structure and assemblages of octocorals affect community dynamics in the reef ecosystem Peter Edmunds Email
Jessica Glanz CSU Northridge Effects of associated invertebrates on algal host physiology Robert Carpenter Email
William Goldenheim CSU Northridge Coral ecophysiology Email
Chris Gotschalk UC Santa Barbara Oceanographic data analsyis Email
Jenny Gowan CSU Northridge Coral reef ecology Email
Daniel Green CSU Northridge Coral recruitment Email
Armin Gruen ETH-Zurich Photogrammetric extraction of objects from aerial and satellite images. Email
Carsten Grupstra Rice University Ecological functions of viruses in coral reef ecosystems Adrienne Correa Email
Xueying Han (Shirley) UC Santa Barbara Marine population and community dynamics Russell J. Schmitt Email
Kate Hanson UC San Diego / Scripps IO Biological oceanography Email
Mark Hay Georgia Institute of Technology Chemical Ecology, Reef Ecology, Consumer-Prey Interactions 404 894-8429 Email
Jim Hench Duke University Shallow water physical oceanography 650 759-6639 Email
Heather Hillard CSU Northridge Macroalgae as a refuge from OA effects for juvenile corals Email
Maureen Ho CSU Northridge Responses of macroalgae to OA and the implications for altered competitive outcomes with corals Email
Gretchen Hofmann UC Santa Barbara Ecological physiology of marine invertebrates Email
Sally Holbrook UC Santa Barbara Community ecology of fishes 805 893-3956 Email
Dan Holstein Luisiana State University Empirical marine ecology and ecological modeling Email
Randi Honeycutt UC Santa Barbara Physical and biological oceanography Russell J. Schmitt Email
Lauren Howe-Kerr Rice University The role of viral infection in coral bleaching and disease Adrienne Correa Email
Debora Iglesias-Rodriguez UC Santa Barbara Biological oceanography Email
Ashtyn Isaak CSU Northridge Effects of ocean acidification in coral reef communities Robert Carpenter Email
Olivia Isbell UC Santa Barbara Deron Burkepile Email
David Jacobs UC Los Angeles Coral reef paleontology
Lianne Jacobson CSU Northridge Coral energy budget & physiology Email
Anna James UC Santa Barbara Microbial Oceanography Email
Andrea Jani UC Santa Barbara Email
Nicholas Jeffress Duke University Moorea/Tetiaroa circulation and wave modeling Jim Hench Email
Michele Johnson UC Santa Barbara Coral reef ecology Russell J. Schmitt Email
Maggie Johnson CSU Northridge Coral reef trophodynamics / productivity Email
Erika Johnston Florida State University The role of plasticity in Pocillopora corals Scott Burgess Email
Geoff Jones James Cook University (Australia) Ecology of reef fishes
Cori Kane UC Santa Barbara Coral reef ecology Russell J. Schmitt
Mohsen Kayal UC Santa Barbara Coral community resilience Email
Linda Wegley Kelly San Diego State University Responses of the coral holobiont to changes due to local and global stressors. Email
Grace Klinges Oregon State University Mapping biogeographic variation of the coral holobiont Rebecca Vega-Thurber Email
Kai Kopecky UC Santa Barbara Disturbance dynamics and coral community reassembly Russell J. Schmitt Email
Hillary Krumbholz UC Santa Barbara Information Management and Data Visualization Email
Li Kui UC Santa Barbara Information Management Email
Michel Kulbiki Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement (IRD) (France) Ecology of Reef Fishes
Mark Ladd UC Santa Barbara Understanding the important drivers of coral reef community recovery. Deron Burkepile Email
Kaitlyn Landfield UC Santa Barbara Reef nutrient dynamics Deron Burkepile Email
Jennifer Lape UC Santa Barbara Coral reef ecology Russell J. Schmitt
Matthew Lauer San Diego State University Resilience and vulnerability of coastal communities to climate change and natural disasters Email
James Leichter UC San Diego Physical - biological coupling 858 822-5330 Email
Hunter Lenihan UC Santa Barbara Marine stressor - demography linkages 805 893-8629 Email
Beth Lenz U Hawaii / HIMB Coral ecophysiology Ruth Gates Email
Matthieu Leray Smithsonian Tropical Reserach Institute The use of experimental and metagenomics approaches to understand how species interactions structure natural communities on coral reefs. Email
Fang-Pang Lin National Center for High-speed Computing (Taiwan) Coral reef sensor networks
Sally MacIntyre UC Santa Barbara Hydrodynamics & ecosystem ecology Email
Mairead Maheigan CSU Northridge Scale dependency of phenotypic plasticity in reef corals
Becca Maher Oregon State University Impacts of environmental stressors on coral-microbe interactions Rebecca Vega-Thurber Email
Josh Manning CSU Northridge Impacts of ocean acidification on marine organisms Robert Carpenter Email
Stephane Maritorena UC Santa Barbara Remote sensing of coral reefs & ocean waters 805 893-4308 Email
Anderson Mayfield UC Santa Barbara Email
Katie McConnell Oregon State University Reef Microbiomes of Moo’rea, French Polynesia, a Socio-Ecological Island System Andrew Thurber Email
Rowan McLachlan Oregon State University Effects of nutrients and herbivory on coral physiology and microbiome dynamics. Rebecca Vega-Thurber Email
Fabio Menna FBK - Bruno Kessler Foundation Underwater photogrammetry Email
Sarah Merolla CSU Northridge Effects of ocean acidification and water flow on coralline algae Robert Carpenter Email
Vanessa Messmer James Cook University (Australia) Ecology of reef fishes
Adriana Messyasz Oregon State University Role of viruses in coral health, disease, and biogeochemical cycling Rebecca Vega-Thurber Email
Chris Meyer Smithsonian Institution Genomics of coral reef organisms Email
Scott Miller Florida State University Andrew Rassweiler Email
Holly Moeller UC Santa Barbara Mathematical and community ecology, the role of acquired metabolism in changing the dynamics of living communities. Email
Nury Molina UC Santa Barbara Role of herbivorous fish in promoting coral reef resilience. Deron Burkepile Email
Carolina Mor CSU Northridge Synergistic effects of light and temperature with OA on calcification and metabolism of Halimeda Email
Vincent Moriarty CSU Northridge Field Technician Email
Nancy Muehllehner CSU Northridge Effect of pCO2 on coral Email
Erik Muller Norwegian Institute of Science and Technology Modeling: ecological & dynamic energy budget Email
Phil Munday James Cook University (Australia) Ecology of reef fishes
Katrina Munsterman UC Santa Barbara Coral reef ecology/Nutrient dynamics Deron Burkepile Email
Craig Nelson University of Hawai'i at Manoa Marine microbial ecology and organic cycling 808 956-0566 Email
Hannah Nelson CSU Northridge Morphology and community dynamics of octocorals Email
Kyle Neumann UC Santa Barbara Nutrient dynamics in kelp forests and coral reef ecosystems. Deron Burkepile Email
Kerry Nickols CSU Northridge Spatial dynamics of coastal marine organisms as they are affected by physical processes and anthropogenic influences. Email
Jessica Nielsen UC Santa Barbara Email
Roger Nisbet UC Santa Barbara Ecological modeling 805 893-7115 Email
Erica Nocerino Università degli Studi di Sassari Underwater photogrammetry Email
Margaret O'Brien UC Santa Barbara SBC-LTER Information Manager Email
Craig Osenberg University of Georgia Reef fish ecology, assessment and design of MPAs Email
Jacqueline Padilla-Gamino UC Santa Barbara Field studies on coral reproduction and ocean acidification in marine invertebrate and algae Email
Lansing Perng CSU Northridge Interactive effects of OA and fleshy algal associations on coralline algae Robert Carpenter Email
Ferdinand Pfab UC Santa Barbara Modeling biological systems: infections, evolution and population dynamics. Roger Nisbet Email
Michelle Phillips U Hawaii / HIMB Environmental genomics Email
Chiara Pisapia CSU Northridge Drivers of coral reef recovery after disturbance Robert Carpenter Email
Serge Planes CRIOBE (France) Genomics of coral reef organisms Email
Xavier Pochon U Hawaii / HIMB Microeukaryote ecology Email
Abigail Poray CSU Northridge Coral reef productivity Email
Ashley Potter CSU Northridge Anthropogenic stressors and the impacts on scleractininan and non-scleractininan taxa Peter Edmunds Email
Nichole Price UC Santa Barbara Ecology of stoney corals Russell J. Schmitt Email
Hollie Putnam University of Rhode Island Coral ecophysiology and epigenetics 401 874-9510 Email
Andrew Rassweiler Florida State University Resilience and abrupt ecological state change Email
Krissy Remple University of Hawaii Microbial oceanography Craig Nelson Email
Julianna Renzi UC Santa Barbara Deron Burkepile Email
Mallory Rice UC Santa Barbara Effects of environmental stressors on the physiology and ecology of calcifying organisms. Deron Burkepile Email
Emily Rivest Virginia Institute of Marine Science Ocean acidification and ecological physiology Email
Steven Roberts University of Washington Characterizing physiological response of aquatic species to environmental change Email
Johanna Rosman UNC Chapel Hill Environmental Fluid Mechanics / Physical Oceanography Email
Kathryn Scafidi CSU Northridge Ecology of Coral Reefs Email
Emily Schmeltzer Oregon State University Coral microbial ecology Rebecca Vega-Thurber Email
Russell J. Schmitt UC Santa Barbara Population dynamics of fishes and invertebrates 805 893-2051 Email
Sarah Seabrook Oregon State University Andrew Thurber Email
Jayslen Serrano CSU Northridge Effects of ocean acidification on coral reef interactions Robert Carpenter Email
Keith Seydel UC Santa Barbara MCR Lead Technician/Diving Safety Officer Email
Andy Shantz Pennsylvania State University Impacts of nutrients on coral reef mutualisms Email
Emily Shaw CSU Northridge Impacts of ocean acidification on coral reefs Robert Carpenter Email
Bridget Shayka CSU Northridge Anthropogenic impacts on coral reef algae Robert Carpenter Email
Wade Sheldon University of Georgia GCE-LTER Information Manager Email
Nyssa Silbiger CSU Northridge How natural environmental variability, global climate change, and species interactions shape community processes across different spatial and temporal scales. Email
Alicia Siravo CSU Northridge Coral reef ecophysiology Robert Carpenter Email
Jennifer Smolenski CSU Northridge Effects of light spectra on coral ecophysiology Email
Emilia Sogin (Maggie) U Hawaii Communication pathways between corals and endosymbionts Email
Kelly Speare UC Santa Barbara Effects of anthropogenic stressors on coral recruitment and juvenile coral survival. Deron Burkepile Email
Melissa Spitler CSU Northridge Email
Griffin Srednik CSU Northridge Ocean acidification Email
Michael Stat U Hawaii / HIMB Microeukaryote symbiosis Email
Mark Steele CSU Northridge Ecology of marine fishes Email
Daniel Sternberg CSU Northridge Reproductive and demographic ecology of scleractinians Peter Edmunds Email
Hannah Stewart UC Santa Barbara Ecology and phycology of coral reef ecosystems Email
Adrian Stier UC Santa Barbara How species interactions drive ecosystem assembly, biodiversity, and resilience. Email
Stella Swanson UC Santa Barbara Coral reef ecology Email
Stephanie Talmage CSU Northridge
Andrew Thurber Oregon State University The impact of metazoan diet on biogeochemical processes mediated by archaea and bacteria. Email
Eric Tong U Hawaii Marine biodiversity and genetics Rob Toonen Email
Rob Toonen U Hawaii / HIMB Biogeographic patterns with genetics 808 236-7401 Email
Jesse Tootell CSU Northridge Population dynamics of herbivorous fishes Mark Steele Email
Walter Torres Duke University 3D circulation and wave modeling around Moorea Jim Hench Email
Matthias Troyer MIcrosoft Corporation High performance computing and quantum computing, simulations of quantum devices and island ecosystems. Email
Georgios Tsounis CSU Northridge Community ecology of corals Email
Kaela Tyler CSU, Northridge Robert Carpenter Email
Lauren Valentino CSU Northridge Effects of OA on bioerosion of corals by Lithophaga Email
Jacey Van Wert UC Santa Barbara Ecophysiology, icthyology, marine ecology, anthropogenic effects Erika Eliason Email
Megan Vaughan CSU Northridge Ocean acidification Email
Rebecca Vega-Thurber Oregon State University Environmental microbiology 541 737-1851 Email
Juliette Verstaen UC Santa Barbara Physical and biological oceanography Email
Alex Vompe Oregon State University The association between environmental stressors and phase shifts in corals and their microbiomes Rebecca Vega-Thurber Email
Chris Wall CSU Northridge Ocean acidification and coral physiology Email
Libe Washburn UC Santa Barbara Coastal physical oceanography 805 893-7367 Email
Jean Wencelius San Diego State University Cultural anthropologist specializing in the field of human ecology Email
Arien Widrick CSU Northridge Effects of macroalgae on young life stages of coral Peter Edmunds Email
Madison Willert Georgia Institute of Technology Coral reef biology, climate change, ecology Mark Hay Email
Susan Williams UC Davis Nutrient dynamics in reef environments Email
Megan Williams CSU, Northridge Alternative stable states and phase shifts occurring on coral reefs Peter Edmunds Email
Erin Winslow UC Santa Barbara Coral community dynamics Hunter Lenihan Email
Kelly Wong CSU, Northridge Peter Edmunds Email
Alex Wyatt UC San Diego / Scripps IO Coral reef oceanography, biogeochemistry & trophodynamics Email
Alex Yarid CSU Northridge Effects of damage and ocean acidification on scleractinian corals Email
Annie Yau UC Santa Barbara Population ecology / fisheries management
Denise Yost U Hawaii Population genetics of coral and symbionts Email
Sylvia Zamudio CSU Northridge Temperature acclimatization in tropical corals Email
Sigfrido Zimmermann CSU Northridge Peter Edmunds Email