Dr Selina Ward
Coral Reef Ecology and Physiology
Reproduction and recruitment of scleractinian corals. Response of corals to environmental stress. The effects of bleaching on coral reproduction. The recovery process of corals following bleaching. The uptake of symbiotic dinoflagellates and endolithic algae by newly settled corals. Photosynthesis in zooxanthellate coral larvae. The effects of ocean acidification on early life histories of corals. Trichodesmium and fertilisation and larval health.
Kongjandtre N, Ridgway T, Ward S, Hoegh-Guldberg O (2010) Broadcast spawning patterns of Favia species on the inshore reefs of Thailand. Coral Reefs 29:227-234
Christiansen NA, Ward S, Harii S, Tibbetts IR (2009) Grazing by a small fish affects the early stages of a post-settlement stony coral. Coral Reefs 28:47-51
Gomez Cabrera M del C, Ortiz J C, Loh W K W, Ward S, Hoegh-Guldberg O (2007) Acquisition of symbiotic dinoflagellates (Symbiodinium) by juveniles of the coral Acropora longicyathus. Coral Reefs 27:219-226
Greenfield P, Ward S (2003) (Eds) Riversymposium 2002 – Selected Proceedings of the Fifth International Riversymposium, Australia 3-6 September 2002. Water, Science and Technology Vol 48. (complete volume)
Hoegh-Guldberg O, Jones RJ, Ward S and Loh W (2002) Is coral bleaching really adaptive? Nature 415: 601-602