Areas of Expertise

Marine ecology, ecological connectivity, oyster reefs

Ecological connectivity between estuarine and coastal regions

Supervisors: Associate Professor Paul Gribben, Professor Alistair Poore and Dr Ezequiel Marzinelli



Leong C.R, Marzinelli E.M., Low J., Bauman A.G., Lim E.W., Lim C.Y., Steinberg P.D., Guest J.R. 2018. Effect of coral-algal interactions on early life history processes in Pocillopora acuta in a highly disturbed coral reef system. Frontiers in Marine Science. 2018;5:385.

Leong, C. R., Friess, D. A., Crest, B., Lee, W.K., and Webb, E. L. 2018. High-resolution pattern of mangrove species distribution is controlled by surface elevation. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 202: 185 -192.

Friess, D. A., Phelps, J. Leong, C.R., Lee, W.K., Wee, A.K.S., Sivasothi, N., Oh, R.R.Y. and Webb, E.L. 2012. Mandai mangrove, Singapore: a model for the fate of Southeast Asia’s mangroves. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. Supplement No. 25: 55–65

Friess, D.A., Leong, C.R., Lee, W.K. and Webb, E.L. 2012. High-resolution mapping of mangrove topography and vegetation community structure. In: Dahdouh-Guebas and Satyanarayana (Eds). Proceedings of the International Conference Meeting on Mangrove Ecology, Functioning and Management (MMM3). VLIZ Special Publication 57. ISBN: 978-90-817451-6-1.