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Coral Reef Ecosystem Division

The mission of the Coral Reef Ecosystem Division 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

  • February 3, 2015
    Reefs for the future: Resilience of coral reefs in the main Hawaiian Islands
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-15-001, 2 p
  • February 3, 2015
    Coral macrobioerosion is accelerated by ocean acidification and nutrients
    DeCarlo TM, Cohen AL, Barkley HC, Cobban Q, Young C, Shamberger KE, Brainard RE, Golbuu Y
    [2015] Geology 43(1): 7-10. DOI: 10.1130/G36147.1
  • November 26, 2014
    Identifying multiple coral reef regimes and their drivers across the Hawaiian archipelago
    Jouffray JB, Nystrom M, Norstrom AV, Williams ID, Wedding LM, Kittinger JN, Williams GJ
    [2014] Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 370: 20130268. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2013.0268
  • November 13, 2014
    Design and parameterization of a coral reef ecosystem model for Guam
    Weijerman M, Kaplan I, Fulton E, Gordon B, Grafeld S, Brainard R
    [2014] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-43, 113 p. + Appendices
  • June 14, 2014
    Commonness and rarity in the marine biosphere
    Connolly SR, MacNeil MA, Caley MJ, Knowlton N, Cripps E, Hisano M, Thibaut LM, Bhattacharya BD, Benedetti-Cecchi L, Brainard RE, Brandt A, Bulleri F, Ellingsen KE, Kaiser S, Kroncke I, Linse K, Maggi E, O'Hara TD, Plaisance L, Poore GCB, Sarkar SK, Satpathy KK, Schuckel U, Williams A, Wilson RS
    [2014] Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111: 8524-8529
  • May 27, 2014
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief: southern Mariana Archipelago 2014
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-009, 2 p