Katherine Dziedzic

Katherine Dziedzic

Dec 12, 2016

Group 6 Copy 109
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    As ocean warming continues to threaten coral reefs worldwide, it is uncertain whether they will survive. In these experiments, I focus on how corals are going to adapt, specifically investigating how thermal acclimation can be a potential mechanism for coral adaptation and evolution. Here, I will use a multi-species approach to pinpoint some "winners" and "losers" in climate change, important information that will help create management and conservation plans to protect these ecosystems.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Can cockroaches help us cure tularemia?

    Tularemia is a deadly disease caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis (Ft). This bacterium is also a...

    Bio-Fluorescence on Coral Reefs as a Measure of Reef Health

    Fluoroproteins are responsible for bio-fluorescence in nature and are commonly found in coral reefs. Coral reefs...

    Backer Badge Funded

    A biology project funded by 65 people