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Details of Professor Ronald Henry Karlson   


Gender male
Job title Professor Emeritus
Regions Sea of Azov
Nationality United States
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Degree Ph.D.
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities I am now retired from active status at the Univeristy of Delaware, but continue to be interested in coral reef ecology and the ecology of east coast fouling communities.
Working languages English
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Professor Ronald KARLSON)

Karlson, R.H., S.R. Connolly,and Hughes, T.P. [2011] Spatial variance in abundance and occupancy of corals across broad geographic scales. Ecology, 92, 1282-1291.
Connolly, S.R., Hughes, T.P., Bellwood, D.R., and Karlson, R.H. [2005] Community structure of coral and reef fishes at multiple scales. Science, 309, 1363-1365
Karlson, R.H., Hughes, T.P., and Cornell, H.V. [2004] Coral communities are regionally enriched along an oceanic biodiversity gradient. Nature, 429, 867-870
Karlson, R.H., and Cornell, H.V. 2002. Species richness of coral assemblages: detecting regional influences at local spatial scales. Ecology, 83, 452-463
Karlson, R.H. [1999] Dynamics of coral communities. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht.
Karlson, R.H. and H.V. Cornell [1998] Scale-dependent variation in local vs. regional effects on coral species richness. Ecological Monographs, 68, 259-274
Cornell, H.V., and Karlson, R.H. [1996] Diversity of reef-building corals determined by local and regional processes. Journal of Animal Ecology, 65, 233-241
Karlson, R.H., Hughes, T.P., and Karlson, S.R. [1996] Density-dependent dynamics of soft coral aggregtions: the significance of clonal growth and form. Ecology, 77, 1592-1599
Karlson, R.H., and Hurd, L.E. [1993] Disturbance, coral reef communities, and changing ecological paradigms. Coral Reefs, 12, 117-125
Karlson, R.H., and Taylor, H.M.[1992] Mixed dispersal strategies and clonal spreading of risk: predictions from a branching process model. Theoretical Population Biology, 42, 218-233

Created: 2000-03-21 Last Updated: 2016-06-16