Dan van Hees , PhD

Instructor · he/him/his

Research Interests

Seaweed physiology and ecology; chemical acclimation strategies; marine dispersal and population connectivity 

Educational & Professional Experience

University of Western Australia (PhD 2018)

Western Washington University (MSc 2011)

University of Wyoming (BSc 2007)

Recent Publications

van Hees, D.H., Olsen, Y.S., Wernberg, T., Kendrick, G.A. 2018. Cast adrift: physiology and dispersal of benthic Sargassum spinuligerum in surface rafts. Limnology and Oceanography.

van Hees, D.H., Olsen, Y.S, Wernberg, T. Van Alstyne, K. Kendrick, G. 2017. Phenolic concentrations of brown macroalgae and relationships to nearshore environmental gradients in Western Australia. Marine Biology. 164:74.

van Hees, D., Van Alstyne K. 2013. Effects of emersion, temperature, dopamine and hypoxia on the accumulation of extracellular oxidants surrounding the bloom-forming seaweeds Ulva lactuca and Ulvaria obscura. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 448: 207-213.

Van Alstyne, K. Anderson, K. van Hees, D. Gifford, S. 2013. Dopamine release by Ulvaria obscura (Phylum Chlorophyta): Environmental triggers and impacts on the photosynthesis growth, and survival of the releaser. Journal of Phycology. 49: 719-727.