[Coral-List] Roughness of artifical reefs
sjachec at fit.edu
Wed Oct 13 16:02:31 EDT 2010
I believe the roughness over natural reefs has been pursued by Stanford folks: graduate students C MacDonald, R Lowe, M Reidenbach. Profs Koseff and Monismith.
Dr Steven Jachec
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On Oct 13, 2010, at 3:27 PM, "Clifford J. Hearn" <clifford_hearn at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Dear Listers
> I wonder whether it would be worthwhile our comparing the rugosity (roughness) of artificial reefs with that for natural reefs. If rugosity is a good measure of topographic complexity and this is related to ecology and fish habitat, we could see some important science. We have good bathymetry for some natural reefs and would just need bathy/topo data for artificial reefs.
> Your thoughts?
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