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Mangrove fish: a comparison of community structure between forested and cleared habitats

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Huxham, M., Kimani, E., & Augley, J. (2004)
Mangrove fish: a comparison of community structure between forested and cleared habitats. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 60(4), 637-647. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2004.03.003
The fish communities of mangrove and cleared sites were investigated in Gazi Bay, Kenya. Five forested sites were compared with paired sites that had been cleared of mangroves...

Sediment Temperature Impact on Population Structure and Dynamics of the Crab Austruca iranica Pretzmann, 1971 (Crustacea: Ocypodidae) in Subtropical Mangroves of the Persian Gulf

Journal Article
Saeedi, H., Kamrani, E., Nordhaus, I., & Diele, K. (2018)
Sediment Temperature Impact on Population Structure and Dynamics of the Crab Austruca iranica Pretzmann, 1971 (Crustacea: Ocypodidae) in Subtropical Mangroves of the Persian Gulf. Wetlands, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13157-018-0998-5
Ocypodid crabs inhabit intertidal sandy/muddy flats of tropical and sub-tropical mangroves. Iran has three species of the genus Austruca. In contrast to A. sindensis and A. la...

Intra- and interspecific facilitation in mangroves may increase resilience to climate change threats

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Huxham, M., Kumara, M. P., Jayatissa, L. P., Krauss, K. W., Kairo, J. G., Lang'at, J. K. S., …Kirui, B. K. Y. (2010)
Intra- and interspecific facilitation in mangroves may increase resilience to climate change threats. Philosophical Transactions B: Biological Sciences, 365, 2127-2135. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2010.0094
Mangroves are intertidal ecosystems that are particularly vulnerable to climate change. At the low tidal limits of their range, they face swamping by rising sea levels; at the...

Student and teacher co-navigation of a course: following the natural lines of academic enquiry.

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Huxham, M., Hunter, M., McIntyre, A., Shilland, R., & McArthur, J. (2015)
Student and teacher co-navigation of a course: following the natural lines of academic enquiry. Teaching in Higher Education, 20(5), 530-541. https://doi.org/10.1080/13562517.2015.1036730
Using the mountaineering metaphor of ‘natural lines’ this article describes the co-navigation of an honours course by students and teachers. It suggests the benefits and possi...

Emotion, Science and Rationality: The Case of the Brent Spar

Journal Article
Huxham, M., & Sumner, D. (1999)
Emotion, Science and Rationality: The Case of the Brent Spar. Environmental Values, 8(3), (349-368). doi:10.3197/096327199129341860. ISSN 0963-2719
In June 1995, a campaign by Greenpeace forced the multinational oil company Shell to cancel its planned disposal of a redundant oil installation in the Atlantic. The Brent Spa...

Biased escorts: offspring sex, not relatedness explains alloparental care patterns in a cooperative breeder

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Vitikainen, E. I. K., Marshall, H. H., Thompson, F. J., Sanderson, J. L., Bell, M. B. V., Gilchrist, J. S., …Cant, M. A. (2017)
Biased escorts: offspring sex, not relatedness explains alloparental care patterns in a cooperative breeder. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 284(1854), 20162384. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.2384
Kin selection theory predicts that animals should direct costly care where inclusive fitness gains are highest. Individuals may achieve this by directing care at closer relati...

Seasonal influences on size-fractionated chlorophyll a concentrations and primary production in the north-west Indian Ocean

Journal Article
Savidge, G., & Gilpin, L. (1999)
Seasonal influences on size-fractionated chlorophyll a concentrations and primary production in the north-west Indian Ocean. Deep Sea Research Part II Topical Studies in Oceanography, 46(3-4), 701-723. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0967-0645%2898%2900124-6
Chlorophyll a (chl a) concentrations and primary production by the 0.2—2, 2—18 and >18 m phytoplankton size-fractions were estimated along a transect in the NW Indian Ocean ex...

The relationship between carbon and biovolume in marine microbial mesocosms under different nutrient regimes

Journal Article
Davidson, K., Roberts, E., & Gilpin, L. (2002)
The relationship between carbon and biovolume in marine microbial mesocosms under different nutrient regimes. European Journal of Phycology, 37(4), 501-507. https://doi.org/10.1017/s096702620200389x
Nutrient manipulation experiments were conducted on a natural planktonic community in outdoor mesocosms. Inorganic nitrogen (N) and silicon (Si) were added to achieve N: Si ra...

Carbon storage in the seagrass meadows of Gazi Bay, Kenya

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Githaiga, M. N., Kairo, J. G., Njoroge Githaiga, M., Gitundu, K., Gilpin, L., & Huxham, M. (2017)
Carbon storage in the seagrass meadows of Gazi Bay, Kenya. PLOS ONE, 12(5), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0177001
Vegetated marine habitats are globally important carbon sinks, making a significant contribution towards mitigating climate change, and they provide a wide range of other ecos...

Oral versus written assessments: a test of student performance and attitudes

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Huxham, M., Campbell, F., & Westwood, J. (2012)
Oral versus written assessments: a test of student performance and attitudes. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 37(1), 125-136. https://doi.org/10.1080/02602938.2010.515012
Student performance in and attitudes towards oral and written assessments were compared using quantitative and qualitative methods. Two separate cohorts of students were exami...