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David Kline


David Kline

Scripps Institution of Oceanography
United States
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Research interests

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Dr. Kline is a coral reef ecologist specializing in climate change impacts to reefs and coral disease. He completed his PhD at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography in 2005 and was then a postdoctoral research at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama studying coral disease. He is presently a postdoctoral fellow in the Coral Reef Ecosystems Laboratory at the Global Change Institute, The University of Queensland. His current research examines the impacts of ocean acidification and warming on the future of the Great Barrier Reef. David is an avid diver and photographer and has recently become involved in mesophotic coral reef research.

Publications

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10.1007   s00338 011 0725 7 Mesophotic coral ecosystems on the walls of Coral Sea atolls
Bongaerts P, Bridge TCL, Kline DI, Muir PR, Wallace CC, Beaman RJ, Hoegh-Guldberg O
Coral Reefs 30:335 (2011)
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10.1242   jeb.039891 The spectral quality of light is a key driver of photosynthesis and photoadaptation in Stylophora pistillata colonies from different depths in the ...
Mass T, Kline DI, Roopin M, Veal CJ, Cohen S, Iluz D, Levy O
J Exp Biol 213:4084-4091 (2010)
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Research keywords
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Fields
1  Molecular ecology
1  Community structure
1  Physiology
1  Management
1  Connectivity

Focusgroups
2  Scleractinia (Hard Corals)
1  Algae (Macro, Turf and Crustose Coralline)

Locations
1  Australia-Coral Sea
1  Israel-Eilat

Platforms
2  Diving - Regular Open-Circuit
1  Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV)

Co-authors
1  Beaman
1  Bongaerts
1  Bridge
1  Cohen
1  Mass