Invited Speakers

Dr. Carlos M. Duarte, Professor of Marine Science, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Dr. Carlos M. Duarte, Professor of Marine Science, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Carlos Duarte is a Professor of Marine Science at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, and serves as the Tarek Ahmed Juffali Research Chair in Red Sea Ecology. He has worked in diverse ecosystems—from the tropics to the poles, from macrophytes to microbes, and from coastal systems to open ocean gyres—using a variety of approaches. His publications encompass many aspects of seagrass ecology, including population biology, genetics, depth and geographical distribution patterns, biogeochemical cycles, conservation strategies, and sensitivity towards climate change.