Christine Liang

BSc (Toronto), MEnvSc (Toronto)

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Research | Current

Evolution of reef islands in the South Maldives and sedimentological controls on island development


Interactions of coral, algae, fish and abiotic factors on a eutrophic fringing reef in Barbados

Top-down trophic shifts in the subtidal habitats of Cuba and the role of herbivorous fish and urchins

Relationship between shade and herbivory in Asarum canadense (Wild Ginger)

Teaching | Current

Current tutoring: Geog101, EnvSci201, Earthsci201

Past tutoring: Geog260, EnvSci301, EnvSci311, EnvSci101


Master of Environmental Science Research Fellowship (Toronto, 2011)

Areas of expertise

Coastal processes, Geomorphology, Sedimentology, Coral reefs, Reef islands

Committees/Professional groups/Services

SoE Coastal Seminar Series

Postgraduate Students' Association Executive Board

ECO Canada

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Liang, Y. (2016). Sedimentology and formation of lagoonal platform reef islands in Huvadhoo Atoll, Maldives The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.