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Professor Joerg Wiedenmann

Professor Joerg Wiedenmann

Professor of Biological Oceanography

Research interests

  • Coral Reef Biology and Ecology
  • Coral Bleaching
  • Nutrient biology of coral reefs

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.

Connect with Joerg

Email: joerg.wiedenmann@noc.soton.ac.uk

Tel: +44 23 8059 6497

Address: National Oceanography Centre, Waterfront Campus European Way, SO14 3ZH (View in Google Maps)

About

I am the head of the Coral Reef Laboratory at the University of Southampton and I am interested in the functioning of the coral-algal symbiosis and how changes in environmental conditions affect reef ecosystems. Specifically, I am working to unravel how the disturbance of the nutrient environment renders corals more susceptible to bleaching. I am involved in the discovery of new coral symbiont species that enable corals to survive in the hottest reef environments of the planet. Finally, I have produced a substantial body of work on the photophysiology of symbiotic corals and introduced novel fluorescent coral pigments imaging tools for medical research.

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