Lyndsey Tanabe

Ph.D. Students

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests

​My research interests include marine conservation, movement ecology, climate change, coral bleaching, and Marine Protected Areas. 


  • M.Sc., Marine Science, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2018
  • ​B.Sc., Biology and Environmental Science, Dickinson College, Pennsylvania, USA, 2016.​​

Professional Profile

  • 2018-Present: Ph.D. Student, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2016-2017: Education Coordinator, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, Kaneohe, HI
  • 2015-2016: Stormwater Coordinator, Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring (ALLARM), Carlisle, PA
  • 2014-2016: Hollings Scholar, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Kihei, HI
  • 2014: Teacher's Assistant in Changing Ocean Ecosystems, Dickinson College, PA


  • Baird Sustainability Fellowship, Dickinson College, PA
  • Paul Burkholder Biology Prize, Dickinson College, PA
  • Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​​Red Sea Research Center (RSRC)
  • Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering (BESE) 

Research Interests Keywords

Marine conservation Movement ecology Climate Change Coral Bleaching Marine protected areas