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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

  • December 17, 2015
    An integrated coral reef ecosystem model to support resource management under a changing climate
    Weijerman M, Fulton EA, Kaplan IC, Gorton R, Leemans R, Mooij WM, Brainard RE
    [2015] PLoS ONE 10(12): e0144165. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144165
  • December 15, 2015
    Coral Reef Ecosystem Program standard operating procedures: collection for Rapid Ecological Assessment fish surveys
    Ayotte P, McCoy K, Heenan A, Williams I, Zamzow J
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-15-07, 33p
  • November 10, 2015
    Using Expert Knowledge to Develop a Vulnerability and Adaptation Framework and Methodology for Application in Tropical Island Communities
    Mcleod E, Szuster B, Tompkins E, Marshall N, Downing T, Wongbusarakum S, Patwardhan A, Hamza M, Anderson C, Bharwani S, Hansen L, Rubinoff P
    [2015] Coastal Management, 43(4), 365-382. DOI: 10.1080/08920753.2015.1046803
  • November 10, 2015
    The Local Early Action Planning (LEAP) tool: Enhancing community-based planning for a changing climate
    Wongbusarakum S, Gombos M, Parker BA, Courtney C, Atkinson S, Kostka W
    [2015] Coastal Management, 43(4), 383-393. DOI: 10.1080/08920753.2015.1046805
  • November 10, 2015
    Community-based climate vulnerability and adaptation tools: A review of tools and their applications
    Mcleod E, Margles weis S, Wongbusarakum S, Gombos M, Daze A, Otzelberger A, Hammill A, Agostini V, Cot DU, Wiggins M
    [2015] Coastal Management, 43(4), 439-458. DOI: 10.1080/08920753.2015.1046809
  • October 7, 2015
    Marine Debris: Removal and Assessment in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: 2014
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-15-003, 8 p