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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...

News and Highlights

Recent Staff Publications

  • July 16, 2015
    Reef fish surveys main Hawaiian Islands 2015. Fish monitoring brief.
    Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-017, 2 p
  • July 2, 2015
    Characterizing the natural system: Toward sustained, integrated coastal ocean acidification observing networks to facilitate resource management and decision support
    Alin SR, Brainard RE, Price NN, Newton JA, Cohen A, Peterson WT, DeCarlo EH, Shadwick EH, Noakes S, Bednarsek N
    [2015] Oceanography 28(2): 92-107. DOI: 10.5670/oceanog.2015.34
  • July 2, 2015
    Use of monitoring data to support conservation management and policy decisions in Micronesia
    Montambault JR, Wongbusarakum S, Leberer T, Joseph E, Andrew W, Castro F, Nevitt B, Golbuu Y, Oldiais NW, Groves CR, Kostka W, Houk P
    [2015] Conservation Biology 2015: 1-11. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12542
  • July 2, 2015
    A climate-informed, ecosystem approach to fisheries management
    Heenan A, Pomeroy R, Bell J, Munday PL, Cheung W, Logan C, Brainard R, Amri AY, Alino P, Armada N, David L, Rivera-Guieb R, Green S, Jompa J, Leonardo T, Mamauag S, Parker B, Shackeroff J, Yasin Z
    [2015] Marine Policy 57: 182-192. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2015.03.018
  • June 11, 2015
    Depth derivation using multispectral WorldView-2 satellite imagery
    Ehses JS, Rooney JJ
    [2015] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-46, 24 p. DOI: 10.7289/V5668B40
  • June 10, 2015
    A comparison of rapid visual assessments and photo-quadrat analyses to monitor coral reef habitats
    McCoy K, Williams I, Heenan A
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-011, 13 p. + Appendix