Role of coral acclimation in recovery and regrowth after bleaching events

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Role of coral acclimation in recovery and regrowth after bleaching events

Title of Project

Role of coral acclimation in recovery and regrowth after bleaching events

Name of Advisor/s

Dr Tracy Ainsworth and Assoc Prof Bill Leggat

College

ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies

Summary of Project

Our recent paper in Science demonstrated that sea surface temperature profiles induce acclimation in corals that mitigates bleaching. This project will extend those findings and examine how acclimation effect recovery and regrowth in corals

Key Words

Coral

Acclimation

recovery

bleaching

Would suit an applicant who

This project would suit an application with a molecular biology/cell biology interest and a background in marine biology