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Details of Prof. Eric J. WOLANSKI   


Gender male
Job title Adjunct Professor and Water Quality Scientist
Department TropWATER and SMTB
James Cook University, Townsville ( JCU)
1 James Cook Drive Douglas Townsville 4811
James Cook University, Townsville, Qld ATSIP Building James Cook Drive
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel 61-7-47244776
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Website http://research.jcu.edu.au/research/tropwater/resources/professor-eric-wolanski, http://www.jcu.edu.au/mtb/staff/adjunct/JCUPRD_049773.html
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Degree Ph.D. Env. Eng. (Johns Hopkins)
Job type Research
Research Activities coral reef and mangrove oceanography mud (fine sediment) dynamics in tropical estuaries and coastal waters -dispersion and recruitment of coral eggs, fish larvae and prawn larvae in mangrove-fringed coastal waters and coral reef waters -dispersion/recruitment of the ornate spiny lobster in South East Asia -fate of heavy metals in muddy tropical waters -coral reef and mangrove ecosystem modelling -dredging and siltation in tropical coastal waters -oceanographic transport of macro- and micro-plastics in coastal waters -hydrodynamics and eutrophication in the Yangtze Estuary and the Bohai Strait
Research Region 71, 100, 84, 58, 95, 93, 94
Skills/Expertise Estuarine and coastal oceanography (tropical) modeling and field studies Coral reef and mangrove and tropical estuarine ecosystem modeling Estuarine ecohydrology modeling Oceanography of the South East Asia archipelago from Australia to Vietnam Oceanographic connectivity throughout Micronesia
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Prof. Eric WOLANSKI)

Golbuu, Y., Wolanski, E., Idechong, J.W., Victor, S., Isechal, A.L., Oldiais, N. W., Idip, D. Jr., Richmond, R.H., van Woesik, R. (2012). Predicting coral recruitment in Palau?s complex reef archipelago. PLoS ONE 7, Issue 11, e50998. Andutta, F., Ridd, P.V., Wolanski, E. (2013). The age and the flushing time of the Great Barrier Reef waters. Continental Shelf Research 53, 11-19. Xu, H., Wolanski, E., Chen, Z. (2013). Suspended particulate matter affects the nutrient budget of turbid estuaries: Modification of the LOICZ model and application to the Yangtze Estuary. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 127, 59-62. Wolanski, E., Lambrechts, J., Thomas, C., Deleersnijder, E. (2013). The net water circulation through Torres Strait. Continental Shelf Research 64, 66-74. Wolanski, E., Newton, A., Rabalais, N., Legrand, C. (2013). Coastal Zone Management, Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences, Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12- 409548-9.00537-6. Spalding, M., McIvor, A., Beck, M., Koch, E., Möller, I., Reed, D., Rubinoff, P., Spencer, T., Tolhurst, T., Wamsley, T., van Wesenbeeck, B., Wolanski, E., Woodroffe, C. (2013). Coastal ecosystems: a critical element of risk reduction. Conservation Letters 11, 1-9. Wolanski, E. (2013). Climate change: Wildlife, wetlands and water resource management in Tanzania. pp. 121-126 in Musha, D., Nindi, S., Kakengi, V., Ntalwila, J., Kohi, E (Editors), Proceedings 8th TAWIRI Scientific Conference. Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute, Arusha. Thomas, C.J., Lambrechts, J., Wolanski, E., Traag, V.A., Blondel, V.D., Deleersnijder, E., Hanert, E. (2014). Numerical modelling and graph theory tools to study ecological connectivity in the Great Barrier Reef. Ecological Modelling 272, 160-174. Wolanski, E. (2014). Estuaries of Australia in 2050 and Beyond. Springer, Dordrecht, 292 pp. Wolanski, E., Ducrotoy, J.-P. (2014). Estuaries of Australia in 2050 and beyond ? A synthesis. pp. 1-16 in Wolanski, E. (ed.), Estuaries of Australia in 2050 and Beyond. Springer, Dordrecht. Wolanski, E., Kingsford M.J (2014). Oceanographic and behavioural assumptions in models of the fate of coral and coral reef fish larvae. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 11: 20140209. Li, Y., Wolanski, E., Zhang, H. (2015). What processes control the net currents through shallow straits? A review with application to the Bohai Strait, China. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 158, 1-11. Dao, H.T., Smith-Keune, C., Wolanski, E.,Jones, C.M., Jerry, D.R. (2015) Oceanographic Currents and Local Ecological Knowledge Indicate, and Genetics Does Not Refute, a Contemporary Pattern of Larval Dispersal for The Ornate Spiny Lobster, Panulirus ornatus in the South-East Asian Archipelago. PLoS ONE 10(5): e0124568. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0124568
-Wolanski, E. (1994). Physical oceanography processes of the Great Barrier Reef. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, 194 pp. - Wolanski, E. (2001). Mangroven - Lebensraume zwischen Land und Meer. Filander Press, Furth, Germany, 205 pp. -Wolanski, E. (2001). Oceanographic processes of coral reefs: Physical and biological links in the Great Barrier Reef, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, 356 pp. -Wolanski, E. (2006). The environment in Asia Pacific harbours, Springer, Dordrecht, 497 pp. -Mazda, Y., Wolanski, E., Ridd, P.V. (2007). The role of physical processes in mangrove environments. A manual for the preservation and conservation of mangrove ecosystems. Terrapub, Tokyo, 593 pp. -Wolanski, E. (2007). Estuarine Ecohydrology. Elsevier, Amsterdam, 157 pp. -Perillo, G.M.E., Wolanski, E., Cahoon, D, Brinson, M. (2009). Coastal Wetlands. An Integrated Ecosystem Approach. Elsevier, Amsterdam, 941 pp. -Wolanski, E., McLusky, D. (Chief editors). (2012). Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science. 12 Volumes. Elsevier, Amsterdam -Wolanski, E. (2013). Estuaries of Australia in 2050 and beyond. Springer, Dordrecht. 287 pp.

Created: 2000-02-07 Last Updated: 2016-06-21 by Eric WOLANSKI