Mauricio Silva

Mauricio Silva

Florida State University
United States
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Originally from Chile, Mauricio is a second year PhD student in Oceanography at Florida State University in Dr. Ian MacDonald’s lab. His research focuses on deep sea chemosynthetic communities, especially those those located in and around cold seeps. He uses photomosaicing techniques, HD video, high resolution bathymetry and geological software such as ARC GIS and Fledermous to characterise these communities. In this cruise, he will be involved with multibeam bathymetry surveys and benthic mapping using Fledermous and Arc GIS.


  Please note that only publications relevant to mesophotic reefs are indexed.

10.1016   j.dsr2.2015.05.013 Coral injuries observed at mesophotic Reefs after the Deepwater Horizon oil discharge | article
Silva M, Etnoyer PJ, MacDonald IR (2015)
Deep-Sea Res Part II
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Research keywords
Research details (top 5 / category)
1  Ecology

1  Octocorallia (Soft Corals)
1  Antipatharia (Black Corals)

1  USA - Gulf of Mexico

1  Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV)

1  Etnoyer