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Details of Dr. Suchana Apple Chavanich   


Gender female
Job title Associate Professor
Department Department of Marine Science, Faculty of Science
Chulalongkorn University, Faculty of Science ( Chula)
254 Phayathai Road Pathumwan 10330
Chulalongkorn University, Faculty of Science 254 Phayathai Road
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel 6622185394
Fax 6622550780
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Website http://www.rbrg.sc.chula.ac.th/, http://www.marine.sc.chula.ac.th/staff/suchana/
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Degree Ph.D.
Job type Teaching/Education
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Teaching and doing research; a project leader on Coastal Marine Biodiversity and Conservation in the Western Pacific region under UNESCO-IOC/WESTPAC program; a Thailand Reef Check Coordinator
Research Region 72, 84, 71
Working languages English, Thai
Skills/Expertise Marine community ecology, coral reef ecology, biology of invasions, marine conservation biology
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Suchana CHAVANICH)

Roder, C., C. Arif, T. Bayer, M. Aranda, C. Daniels, A. Shibl, S. Chavanich, C. R. Voolstra. 2014. Bacterial profiling of white plague disease (WPD) in a comparative coral species framework. ISME Journal. 8:31-39.
Chavanich, S., S. Ussavauschariyakul, V. Viyakarn, and T. Fujita. 2013. Influence of mineral accretion induced by electric current on the settlement and growth of the scleractinian coral Pocillopora damicornis (Cnidaria, Antrozoa, Hexacorallia). Marine Research in Indonesia. (in press)
Chavanich, S., V. Viyakarn, P. Adams, J. Klammer, and N. Cook. 2012. Reef communities after the 2010 mass coral bleaching at Racha Yai Island in the Andaman Sea and Koh Tao in the Gulf of Thailand. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin. 71:103-110.
Chavanich, S., V. Viyakarn, A. Siripong, P. Sojisuporn, and P. Menasveta. 2008. Patterns of coral damage associated with the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami at Mu Ko Similan Marine National Park, Thailand. Journal of Natural History. 42(3-4):177-187.
Chavanich, S. 2006. The occurrence of Hyale nilssonii in the rocky intertidal zone in New Hampshire, U.S.A. Crustaceana. 79(8):1005-1010.
Chavanich, S., V. Viyakarn, and H. S. Park. 2010. Amphipods associated with Codium species in Korea. Crustaceana. 83(7):795-807.
Chavanich, S., V. Viyakarn, T. Loyjiw, P. Pattaratamrong, and A. Chankong. 2009. Mass bleaching of soft coral, Sarcophyton sp. in Thailand and the role of temperature and salinity stress. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 66(7):1515-1519.
Darumas, U., S. Chavanich, and K. Suwanborirux. 2007. Distribution patterns of the renieramycin-producing sponge Xestospongia sp. and its association with other reef organisms in the Gulf of Thailand. Zoological Studies. 46(6):695-704.
Nomura, D., D. Simizu, S. Chavanich, H. Shinagawa, and M. Fukuchi. 2012. An artificial pool experiment in Antarctic sea ice: effects of sea ice melting on physical and biogeochemical components of pool water. Antarctic Science. 24(5): 536-544.
Chavanich, S., P. Koeysin, V. Viyakarn, S. Piyatiratitivorakul, P. Menasveta, K. Suwanborirux, and S. Poovachiranon. 2005. A tunicate from a Thai coral reef: a potential source of new anticancer compounds. Coral Reefs. 24(4):621.
Goto, K., S. Chavanich, F. Imamura, P. Kunthasap, T. Matsui, K. Minoura, D. Sugawara, and H. Yanagisawa. 2007. Distribution, origin and transport process of boulders deposited by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami at Pakarang Cape, Thailand. Sedimentary Geology. 202(4):821-837.
Chavanich, S., A. Siripong, P. Sojisuporn, and P. Menasveta. 2005. Impact of Tsunami on the seafloor and corals in Thailand. Coral Reefs. 24(4):535.
Chavanich, S., L. G. Harris, J, Je and R. Kang. 2006. Distribution pattern of the green alga Codium fragile (Suringar) Hariot, 1889 in its native range, Korea. Aquatic Invasions. 1(3): 99-108.
Viyakarn, V., S. Chavanich, C. Raksasab, and T. Loyjiw. 2009. New coral community on the breakwater in Thailand. Coral Reefs. 28(2):427.
Chavanich, S., V. Viyakarn, S. Piyatiratitivorakul, K. Suwanborirux, and S.Bussarawit. 2009. Introduced tunicate species in Thailand. Aquatic Invasions. 4(2):349-351.
Chavanich, S., V. Viyakarn, K. Sanpanich, and L.G. Harris. 2013. Diversity and occurrence of nudibranchs in Thailand. Marine Biodiversity. 43(1):31-36.

Created: 2009-07-16 Last Updated: 2015-07-18 by Suchana CHAVANICH