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  • Henriquez, L., A. Buschmann, M. Maldonado, M. Graham, M. Hernandez-Gonzalez, S. Pereda and M. Bobadilla. 2011. GRAZING ON GIANT KELP MICROSCOPIC PHASES AND THE RECRUITMENT SUCCESS OF ANNUAL POPULATIONS OF MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA (LAMINARIALES, PHAEOPHYTA) IN SOUTHERN CHILE. Journal of Phycology: 252-258.

  • Demes, K. and M. Graham. 2011. Abiotic regulation of investment in sexual versus vegetative reproduction in the clonal kelp Laminaria sinclairii (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology: 463-470.

  • Graham, Michael H, Joan Parker and Paul K Dayton. 2011. The Essential Naturalist: Timeless Readings in Natural History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

  • Graham, M., B. Kinlan and R. Grosberg. 2010. Post-glacial redistribution and shifts in productivity of giant kelp forests. Proceedings of the Royal Society Biological Sciences Series B: 399-406.

  • Graham, M. 2010. Seaweed Invasions. Journal of Phycology 46: 412-413.

  • Graham, M. 2010. Comparisons between East-Asian isoyake and deforestation in global kelp systems. Bulletin of Fisheries Research Agency: 47-50.

  • Demes, K., M. Graham and T. Suskiewicz. 2009. Phenotypic plasticity reconciles incongruous molecular and morphological taxonomies. Journal of Phycology: 1266-1269.

  • Stachowicz, J., R. Best, M. Bracken and M. Graham. 2008. Complementarity in marine biodiversity manipulations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America: 18842-18847.

  • Stachowicz, J., M. Graham, M. Bracken and A. Szoboszlai. 2008. Diversity enhances cover and stability of seaweed assemblages. Ecology: 3008-3019.

  • Graham, M.H., B.S. Halpern and M.H. Carr. 2008. Diversity and dynamics of Californian subtidal kelp forests. In Food Webs and the Dynamics of Marine Benthic Ecosystems, edited by T.R. McClanahan, 103-134. Oxford University Press.

  • Erlandson, J.M., M.H. Graham, R.S. Steneck, J.A. Estes, B.J. Bourque and D. Corbett. 2007. Peopling the Americas via a kelp highway. Journal of Island and Coastal Archeology 1: 161-174.

  • Graham, M., B. Kinlan, L. Druehl, L. Garske and S. Banks. 2007. Deep-water kelp refugia as potential hotspots of tropical marine diversity and productivity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America: 16576-80.

  • Graham, M.H. 2007. Sea-level change, effects on coastlines. In Encyclopedia of Tidepools, edited by S.D. Gaines and M.W. Deny, 497-498. University of California.

  • Hernandez-Carmona, G., B. Hughes and M.H. Graham. 2006. Reproductive longevity of drifting kelp Macrocystis pyrifera (Phaeophyceae) in Monterey Bay, USA. Journal of Phycology 42: 1199-1207.

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Educational Background

  • 2000 – PhD, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (Oceanography)

  • 1995 – MS, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories (Marine Science)

  • 1992 – B.A., UC Santa Barbara (Aquatic Biology/Geography)

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  • Seaweed strain selection and preservation to optimize harvest yields for abalone culture

  • Effects of ocean climate change on recruitment of kelp populations

  • Integrated culture of seaweeds and red abalone in Monterey Harbor.

  • Collaborative Research: Biodiversity and ecosystem function in seaweed communities

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Positions & Honors

  • 2011 – Co-Editor, Journal of Phycology, Phycological Society of America

  • 2008 – Fellow, California Academy of Sciences

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Collaborators, Advisors & Advisees

  • Edwards, M – San Diego State University

  • Kinlan, B – NOAA

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