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Claire Ross





Claire completed a Bachelor of Science (Hons) majoring in marine biology and coastal management in 2013. Claire is now a PhD student at UWA in Perth, under the supervision of Prof. Malcolm McCulloch, Dr Thomas DeCarlo, and Dr Verena Schoepf.

PhD title

Coral calcification mechanisms, climate impacts to coral reefs, and the use of corals as paleo-climate proxies



Professor Malcolm McCulloch 

Dr Thomas DeCarlo

Dr Verena Schoepf 

Asst/Prof Jim Falter



Ross C.L., Schoepf V, DeCarlo T.M, McCulloch M.T. (2018) Mechanisms and seasonal drivers of calcification in the temperate coral Turbinaria reniformis at its latitudinal limits. Proc. R. Soc. B 285: 20180215. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2018.0215

Ross, C.L., Falter, J.L., McCulloch, M.T. (2017) Active modulation of the calcifying fluid carbonate chemistry (δ11B, B/Ca) and seasonally invariant coral calcification at sub-tropical limits. Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 13830.

Le Nohaïc, M., Ross, C.L., Cornwall, C.E., Comeau, S., Lowe, R., McCulloch, M.T., Schoepf, V. (2017) Marine heatwave causes unprecedented regional mass bleaching of thermally resistant corals in northwestern Australia. Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 14999.

Ross, C.L., Falter, J.L., Schoepf, V., McCulloch, M.T. (2015) Perennial growth of hermatypic corals at Rottnest Island, Western Australia (32°S). PeerJ. 3:e781.

Foster T., Short J., Falter J., Ross C., McCulloch M. (2014). Reduced calcification in Western Australian corals during anomalously high summer water temperaturesJournal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology461:133–143.



Phone: +61 4 3227 2636 Email: claire.ross@research.uwa.edu.au

ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, UWA Oceans Institute and School of Earth Sciences, The University of Western Australia Crawley, Western Australia 6009

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