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Phil Dustan

College of Charleston

Address: Department of Biology, Charleston, SC 29424
Phone: 843.953.8086


Ph.D., 1975, SUNY at Stony Brook

Research Interests

  • Ecology and evolution of reef-building corals

Current research projects

  • changing ecology of coral reef communities
  • coral bleaching in temperate waters offshore Charleston
  • remote sensing of coral reefs and coastal waters
  • impact of urbanization on reefs and coastal waters
  • microplastic in the marine environment