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Coral Reef Ecosystem Program

The mission of the Coral Reef Ecosystem Program is to provide sound science to enable informed and effective implementation of ecosystem-based management and conservation strategies for coral reef ecosystems of the U.S.-affiliated Pacific Islands Region. More...

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Recent Staff Publications

  • April 26, 2016
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Data report : ecological monitoring 2015 : reef fishes and benthic habitats of the main Hawaiian Islands, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Pacific Remote Island Areas, and American Samoa
    McCoy K, Heenan A, Asher J, Ayotte P, Gorospe K, Gray A, Kino K, Zamzow J, Williams I
    [2016] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-16-002, 94 p. doi:10.7289/V5G73BQJ
  • April 4, 2016
    Management strategy evaluation applied to coral reef ecosystems in support of ecosystem-based management
    Weijerman M, Fulton EA, Brainard RE
    [2016] PLoS ONE 11(3): e0152577. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0152577
  • March 24, 2016
    Comparison of equatorial Pacific sea surface temperature variability and trends with Sr/Ca records from multiple corals
    Alpert AE, Cohen AL, Oppo DW, DeCarlo TM, Gove JM, Young CW
    [2016] Paleoceanography 31:252-265. doi:10.1002/2015PA002897
  • March 24, 2016
    Mitigation of coral reef warming across the Central Pacific by the equatorial undercurrent: a past and future divide
    Karnauskas KB, Cohen AL, Gove JM
    [2016] Scientific Reports 6:21213. doi:10.1038/srep21213
  • March 24, 2016
    Near-island biological hotspots in barren ocean basins
    Gove JM, McManus MA, Neuheimer AB, Polovina JJ, Drazen JC, Smith CR, Merrifield MA, Friedlander AM, Ehses JS, Young CW, Dillon AK, Williams GJ
    [2016] Nature Communications 7: 10581. doi:10.1038/ncomms10581
  • March 23, 2016
    Conservation organizations need to consider adaptive capacity: why local input matters
    Mcleod E, Szuster B, Hinkel J, Tompkins EL, Marshall N, Downing T, Wongbusarakum S, Patwardhan A, Hamza M, Anderson C, Bharwani S, Hansen L, Rubinoff P
    [2015] Conservation Letters. doi:10.1111/conl.12210