Peter Glynn, PhD
UMiami Team Chief Scientist
Raised outside of San Diego, CA, Peter has been close to the ocean his entire life. He received his Bachelor’s at the University of South Dakota in 1955 and his Master’s and PhD from Stanford University in 1960 and 1963 respectively. After spending time living, teaching and working in Puerto Rico and Panamá, Peter moved into a tenured professorship at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School in 1982. He has spent the past 29 years investigating eastern tropical Pacific coral reefs and has been awarded numerous (19+) grants in that time.
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Coral Research in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014 By Joshua S. Feingold, Peter W. Glynn December 28, 2013 Abstract This chapter summarizes the scientific knowledge of scleractinian corals in the Galápagos Archipelago. A general introduction to coral biology is followed by a …
Coral reef recovery in the Galapagos Islands: the northernmost islands (Darwin and Wenman) Coral Reefs June 2015, Volume 34 March 5, 2015 By Peter W. Glynn, Bernhard Riegl, Samuel Purkis, Jeremy M. Kerr. Tyler B. Smith Abstract The remote northernmost Galápagos Islands, Darwin and Wenman, exhibited well-developed coral communities in 1975, which were severely …
The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation conducted a research mission to the Galápagos Islands in 2012 as part of its Global Reef Expedition. This scientific article on Galápagos coral reef persistence, written by several science team members, is a …
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