Loren Coen, Ph.D.

 

Affiliate Research Professor


Loren Coen Ph.D. 
Scientist
239-470-2236
Lcoen1@fau.edu  

 

Research Empasis

Marine ecology, benthic ecology, shellfish biology, restoration 


Current and Planned research projects:

  • oyster reef ecology, marine habitat restoration, their functioning and associated ecosystem services
  • remote sensing of intertidal habitats, monitoring of intertidal oyster reefs
  • real-time water quality monitoring
  • benthic ecology, plant-animal interactions, landscape ecology, living shorelines 

Related links:

http://www.oyster-restoration.org

http://marinebiology.cofc.edu/about-the-program/faculty-listing/coen-loren.php

http://www.gulfbase.org/person/view.php?uid=lcoen

http://www.fgcu.edu/CWI/3320.asp

 

Selected Publications:


  • Martin, N., L. Coen, A.J. Martignette, E. Milbrandt, J. Siwicke, and M. Thompson, 2013. Effectiveness of anti-fouling coatings in Southwest Florida’s estuarine and marine waters, with emphasis on real-time observing systems. Florida Sci. 76:259-274.
  • Grizzle, R.E., and L.D. Coen, 2013.  Slow-down and reach out (and we’ll be there): a response to “shellfish as living infrastructure” by Kate Orff.  Ecological Restoration 31:325-329.
  • Baggett, L.P., S.P. Powers, R. Brumbaugh, L.D. Coen, B. DeAngelis, J. Green, B. Hancock, and S. Morlock, 2013.  A handbook for monitoring guidelines and criteria for judging the performance of oyster restoration projects.  TNC Report, Arlington, VA.
  • Brumbaugh, R.D. and L.D. Coen, 2009.  Contemporary approaches for small-scale oyster reef restoration to address substrate versus recruitment limitation: a review and comments relevant for the Olympia oyster, Ostrea lurida (Carpenter, 1864).  J. Shellfish Res. 28:147-161.
  • Coen, L.D., R.D. Brumbaugh, D. Bushek, R. Grizzle, M.W. Luckenbach, M.H. Posey, S.P. Powers, and G. Tolley, 2007.  AS WE SEE IT.  A broader view of ecosystem services related to oyster restoration.  Mar Ecol. Prog. Ser. 341:303–307.
  • Coen, L.D. and R. Grizzle, ASMFC, 2007.  The Importance of Habitat Created by Shellfish and Shell Beds Along the Atlantic Coast of the U.S., with contributions by J. Lowery and K.T. Paynter, Jr., Habitat Management Series #8, 108pp.
  • Bolton-Warberg, M., L.D. Coen and J. Weinstein, 2007.  Acute toxicity and acetylcholinesterase inhibition in grass shrimp (Palaemonetes pugio) and oysters (Crassostrea virginica) exposed to the organophosphate dichlorvos: laboratory and field studies.  Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 52:207-216.
  • Burrows, F., J.M. Harding, R. Mann, R. Dame and L. Coen, 2005.  Chapter 4, Restoration monitoring of oyster reefs, pages 4.2-4.73.  In: G.W., Thayer, T.A. McTigue, R.J. Salz, D.H. Merkey, F.M. Burrows, and P.F. Gayaldo, (Eds.), Science-Based Restoration Monitoring of Coastal Habitats, Volume Two: Tools for Monitoring Coastal Habitats. NOAA Coastal Ocean Program Decision Analysis Series No. 23. NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, Silver Spring, M.D.
  • Milbrandt, E.C., R.D. Bartleson, L.D. Coen, A. Rybak, M.A. Thompson, J. DeAngelo, and P. Stevens, 2012.  Local and regional effects of reopening a tidal inlet on estuarine water quality, seagrass habitat, and fish assemblages.  Continental Shelf Research 41:1–16.
  • Ermgassen, P.S.E. zu, M.D. Spalding, P. Banks, B. Blake, L. Coen, B. Dumbauld, S. Geiger, J.H. Grabowski, R. Grizzle, M. Luckenbach, K. McGraw, B. Rodney, J. Ruesink, S. Powers, and R. Brumbaugh, 2012. Historical ecology with real numbers: Past and present extent and biomass of an imperilled estuarine ecosystem. Proc. Royal Acad. Lond., B. 279 (1742):3393-3400.
  • Coen, L.D., B.R Dumbauld, and M.L. Judge, 2011.  Expanding shellfish aquaculture: a review of the ecological services provided by and impacts of native and cultured bivalves in shellfish-dominated ecosystems.  In: Shellfish aquaculture and the environment, S.E. Shumway, Ed., Wiley-Blackwell
  • Beck, M.W., R.D. Brumbaugh, L. Airoldi, A. Carranza, L.D. Coen, C. Crawford, O. Defeo, G.J. Edgar, B. Hancock., M.C. Kay, H.S. Lenihan, M.W. Luckenbach, C.L. Toropova, G. Zhang, and X. Guo, 2011.  Oyster reefs at risk and recommendations for conservation, restoration and management.  BioScience 61:107–116.
  • Hadley, N.H., M. Hodges, D.H. Wilber, and L.D. Coen, 2010.  Evaluating intertidal oyster reef development in South Carolina using associated faunal indicators.  Restoration Ecology 18:691-701.
  • Beck, M.W., R.D. Brumbaugh, L. Airoldi, A. Carranza, L.D. Coen, C. Crawford, O. Defeo, G.J. Edgar, B. Hancock, M. Kay, H. Lenihan, M.W. Luckenbach, C.L. Toropova, and G. Zhang, 2009.  Shellfish reefs at risk: a global analysis of problems and solutions, The Nature Conservancy, 52pp.
  • Brumbaugh, R.D. and L.D. Coen, 2009. Contemporary approaches for small-scale oyster reef restoration to address substrate versus recruitment limitation: a review and comments relevant for the Olympia oyster, Ostrea lurida (Carpenter, 1864).  J. Shellfish Res. 28:147-161.
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