AMS Proposal Presentations

21 Jul 2016 - 09:30

AMS 2016

Proposal presentations

Date: 22/07/2016

Time: 2 pm

Tea: 1.30 pm

Venue: John Day Museum


Student name



2 pm


The interactive effects of temperature and grazing on fouling of seagrasses Zostera capensis by red algae Gracilaria gracilis in Langebaan Lagoon, South Africa

Dr Deena Pillay (UCT)

2.20 pm


Variations of the water masses in the South East Atlantic Ocean since the LGM derived from Foraminifera Nd isotope ratios

Prof. John Compton (UCT)

2.40 pm

Samantha GRUSD

Using mark-recapture data to estimate population size of pyjama sharks (Poroderma africanum) in Mossel Bay, South Africa

Assoc. Prof. Coleen Moloney (UCT)

Dr Enrico Gennari (Oceans Research)

3 pm

Kathryn MORRIS

Urchin ‘barrens’ in False Bay: a pilot study

Dr Laura Blamey (UCT)

3.20 pm

Kristin DE JAGER

An assessment of the Benthic Diatom Assemblage associated with Ulva rigida: promoting the settlement of Tripneustes gratilla (Linnaeus) - TBC

Prof John Bolton (UCT)

Dr Brett Macey (DAFF)

3.40 pm

Kristina LOOSEN

The influence of environmental and biological variables on the presence of White Sharks, Carcharodon carcharias, on two popular Cape Town beaches

Prof. M. Justin O’Riain (UCT)

Dr Alison Kock (Shark Spotters & SAIAB)

Henning Winker (SANBI)

4 pm


Factors influencing rockpool ichtyofaunal (teleost) distributions in a Marine Protected Area

Assoc. Prof. Colin Atwood (UCT)