Mark Denny

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Biophysics, environmental stochasticity, and the evolution of thermal safety margins in intertidal limpets
    M W Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    J Exp Biol 215:934-47. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Limits to running speed in dogs, horses and humans
    Mark W Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:3836-49. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Biophysics. The intrigue of the interface
    Mark W Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    Science 320:886. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Jet propulsion in the cold: Mechanics of swimming in the Antarctic scallop Adamussium colbecki
    Mark Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:4503-14. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Thermal stress on intertidal limpets: long-term hindcasts and lethal limits
    Mark W Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:2420-31. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Hot limpets: predicting body temperature in a conductance-mediated thermal system
    Mark W Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:2409-19. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Marine ecomechanics
    Mark W Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University, Pacific Grove, California 93950, USA
    Ann Rev Mar Sci 2:89-114. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Anchor ice and benthic disturbance in shallow Antarctic waters: interspecific variation in initiation and propagation of ice crystals
    Mark Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, California 93950, USA
    Biol Bull 221:155-63. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Paradox lost: answers and questions about walking on water
    Mark W Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 3094, USA
    J Exp Biol 207:1601-6. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Techniques for predicting the lifetimes of wave-swept macroalgae: a primer on fracture mechanics and crack growth
    Katharine J Mach
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:2213-30. 2007

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Biophysics, environmental stochasticity, and the evolution of thermal safety margins in intertidal limpets
    M W Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    J Exp Biol 215:934-47. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint Limits to running speed in dogs, horses and humans
    Mark W Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:3836-49. 2008
    ..Quantification of the limits to running speed may aid in formulating and testing models of locomotion...
  3. doi request reprint Biophysics. The intrigue of the interface
    Mark W Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    Science 320:886. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Jet propulsion in the cold: Mechanics of swimming in the Antarctic scallop Adamussium colbecki
    Mark Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:4503-14. 2006
    ..The high resilience of A. colbecki abductin at low temperatures may be of interest to materials engineers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Thermal stress on intertidal limpets: long-term hindcasts and lethal limits
    Mark W Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:2420-31. 2006
    ..The lengthy time series of body temperatures calculated from the heat-budget model provides insight into how these physiological measurements should be conducted...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hot limpets: predicting body temperature in a conductance-mediated thermal system
    Mark W Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:2409-19. 2006
    ..The model can easily be adapted to predict the temperatures of chitons, acorn barnacles, keyhole limpets, and encrusting animals and plants...
  7. ncbi request reprint Marine ecomechanics
    Mark W Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University, Pacific Grove, California 93950, USA
    Ann Rev Mar Sci 2:89-114. 2010
    ..These diverse examples emphasize the breadth of marine ecomechanics. Indeed, its principles can be applied to any ecological system...
  8. ncbi request reprint Anchor ice and benthic disturbance in shallow Antarctic waters: interspecific variation in initiation and propagation of ice crystals
    Mark Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, California 93950, USA
    Biol Bull 221:155-63. 2011
    ..Interspecific differences in ice formation raise questions about how surface tissue characteristics such as surface area, rugosity, and mucus coating affect ice formation on invertebrates...
  9. ncbi request reprint Paradox lost: answers and questions about walking on water
    Mark W Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 3094, USA
    J Exp Biol 207:1601-6. 2004
    ..These studies pave the way for a more thorough understanding of the complex mechanics of walking on water, and an exploration of how this intriguing form of locomotion scales with the size of the organism...
  10. ncbi request reprint Techniques for predicting the lifetimes of wave-swept macroalgae: a primer on fracture mechanics and crack growth
    Katharine J Mach
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:2213-30. 2007
    ..These analyses can also be applied to many other soft materials...
  11. pmc Cyberkelp: an integrative approach to the modelling of flexible organisms
    Mark W Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 358:1535-42. 2003
    ..The resulting information can be used to create a more precise mathematical model...
  12. ncbi request reprint Revised estimates of the effects of turbulence on fertilization in the purple sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
    Mark W Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, California 93950, USA
    Biol Bull 203:275-7. 2002
  13. ncbi request reprint Death by small forces: a fracture and fatigue analysis of wave-swept macroalgae
    Katharine J Mach
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:2231-43. 2007
    ..We find that, if not checked by repair, fatigue crack growth from repeated sub-lethal stresses may completely fracture individuals within days. Our results suggest that fatigue may play an important role in macroalgal breakage...
  14. doi request reprint Indefatigable: an erect coralline alga is highly resistant to fatigue
    Mark Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    J Exp Biol 216:3772-80. 2013
    ..We show how this extraordinary fatigue resistance interacts with the distribution of wave-induced water velocities to set the limits to size in this species. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Limits to phenotypic plasticity: flow effects on barnacle feeding appendages
    Natasha K Li
    Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    Biol Bull 206:121-4. 2004
    ..We conclude that the velocity at which the plastic response occurs has an upper limit of 2-4 m/s, a velocity commonly exceeded within the typical habitat of this species...
  16. ncbi request reprint The mechanics of wave-swept algae
    Mark Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    J Exp Biol 205:1355-62. 2002
    ..Our understanding of algal mechanics is such that we can begin to predict the survivorship of algae as a function of size, spatial distribution and wave climate...
  17. ncbi request reprint Blade motion and nutrient flux to the kelp, Eisenia arborea
    Mark Denny
    Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University, Pacific Grove, California 93950, USA
    Biol Bull 203:1-13. 2002
    ..These measurements highlight the complexities of flow-related nutrient transport and the need to understand better the dynamic interactions among nutrient flux, blade motion, blade morphology, and water flow...
  18. doi request reprint To break a coralline: mechanical constraints on the size and survival of a wave-swept seaweed
    Patrick T Martone
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:3433-41. 2008
    ..Laboratory data successfully predicted frond sizes found in the field, suggesting that, although Calliarthron is well adapted to resist breakage, wave forces may ultimately limit the size of intertidal fronds...
  19. doi request reprint To bend a coralline: effect of joint morphology on flexibility and stress amplification in an articulated calcified seaweed
    Patrick T Martone
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:3421-32. 2008
    ..Morphological dimensions of genicula most prone to bending stresses (i.e. genicula near the base of fronds) match model predictions...
  20. ncbi request reprint Preference versus performance: body temperature of the intertidal snail Chlorostoma funebralis
    Sarah Tepler
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, California 93950, USA
    Biol Bull 220:107-17. 2011
    ..This "cold-biased" behavioral response may guide snails to refuges in shaded cracks and crevices, but potentially precludes C. funebralis from taking full advantage of its physiological capabilities...
  21. ncbi request reprint Red algae respond to waves: morphological and mechanical variation in Mastocarpus papillatus along a gradient of force
    Justin A Kitzes
    Stanford University, Hopkins Marine Station, Pacific Grove, California 93950, USA
    Biol Bull 208:114-9. 2005
    ..papillatus is larger than previously predicted and larger than sizes observed in the field, indicating that factors other than wave force alone constrain the size of this alga on wave-swept shores...
  22. doi request reprint Discovery of lignin in seaweed reveals convergent evolution of cell-wall architecture
    Patrick T Martone
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, 120 Ocean View Boulevard, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    Curr Biol 19:169-75. 2009
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