70 years of helping people to care for our ocean

Sean Porter

Acting Senior Scientist


Coral Reef Research


PhD (University of Cape Town)

Research Interests

  • Spatial and temporal ecological dynamics of coral and rocky reef ecosystems
  • Global and climate change drivers and impacts on coral and rocky reef communities
  • Trophic dynamics and terrestrial-marine linkages in coastal systems using stable isotopes
  • Applied marine conservation planning and conservation biology
  • Application of satellite remote sensing in the marine environment
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