Recent Coral Reef Ecosystem Program Staff Publications

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  • November 14, 2017
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program benthic REA monitoring summary: Howland and Baker Islands 2017
    Ecosystem Sciences Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-038, 4 p doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-038
  • October 25, 2017
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program benthic REA monitoring summary: Jarvis Island 2017
    Ecosystem Sciences Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-035, 4 p doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-035
  • October 25, 2017
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program benthic REA monitoring summary: Wake Atoll 2017
    Ecosystem Sciences Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-034, 4 p doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-034
  • October 25, 2017
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program benthic REA monitoring summary: northern Mariana Islands 2017
    Ecosystem Sciences Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-037, 4 p doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-037
  • October 25, 2017
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program benthic REA monitoring summary: southern Mariana Islands 2017
    Ecosystem Sciences Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-036, 4 p doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-036
  • September 20, 2017
    Scale dependence of environmental controls on the functional diversity of coral reef fish communities
    Yeager LA, Deith MCM, McPherson JM, Williams ID, Baum JK
    [2017] Global Ecology and Biogeography. 26(10):1177-1189. doi:10.1111/geb.12628
  • August 28, 2017
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program Fish monitoring brief: Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, 2016
    Coral Reef Ecosystem Program, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-030, 2 p doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-030
  • April 27, 2017
    The importance of standardization for biodiversity comparisons: a case study using autonomous reef monitoring structures (ARMS) and metabarcoding to measure cryptic diversity on Mo?orea coral reefs, French Polynesia
    Ransome E, Geller JB, Timmers M, Leray M, Mahardini A, Sembiring A, Collins AG, Meyer CP
    [2017] PLOS ONE. 12(4):e0175066. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0175066
  • April 12, 2017
    Summary of 2016 reef fish surveys around Kahoolawe Island
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-011, 11 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-011
  • March 22, 2017
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Benthic REA monitoring summary : Jarvis Island, 2016
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-006, 3 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-006
  • March 22, 2017
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Benthic REA monitoring summary : Main Hawaiian Islands, 2016
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-008, 3 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-008
  • March 22, 2017
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Benthic REA monitoring summary : Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, 2016
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-005, 3 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-005
  • March 22, 2017
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Benthic REA monitoring summary : Rose Atoll, 2016
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-007, 3 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-007
  • February 15, 2017
    The Transition Zone Chlorophyll Front updated: advances from a decade of research
    Polovina JJ, Howell EA, Kobayashi DR, Seki MP
    [2017] Progress in Oceanography. 150:79-85. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2015.01.006
  • February 15, 2017
    What are the effects of nature conservation on human well-being? A systematic map of empirical evidence from developing countries
    McKinnon MC, Cheng SH, Dupre S, Edmond J, Garside R, Glew L, Holland MB, Levine E, Masuda YJ, Miller DC, Oliveira I, Revenaz J, Roe D, Shamer S, Wilkie D, Wongbusarakum S, Woodhouse E
    [2016] Environmental Evidence. 5(1):8. doi:10.1186/s13750-016-0058-7
  • January 23, 2017
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Data report : ecological monitoring 2016 : 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, Lino K, Zamzow J, Williams I
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-001, 66 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-001
  • December 13, 2016
    Comparison of reef fish survey data gathered by open and closed circuit scuba divers reveals differences in areas with higher fishing pressure
    Gray AE, Williams ID, Stamoulis KA, Boland RC, Lino KC, Hauk BB, Leonard JC, Rooney JJ, Asher JM, Lopes KH Jr., Kosaki RK
    [2016] PLoS ONE 11(12): e0167724. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0167724
  • December 1, 2016
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief : main Hawaiian Islands, 2016
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2016] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-16-053, 2 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-16-053
  • October 5, 2016
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief : American Samoa 2016
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2016] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-16-012, 2 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-16-012
  • June 8, 2016
    Summary report of baseline surveys and installations conducted in 2015 in the National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa
    Coral Reef Ecosystem Program, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2016] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-16-007, 247 p. doi:10.7289/V5N014J6
  • 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
  • February 3, 2016
    Humans and seasonal climate variability threaten large-bodied coral reef fish with small ranges
    Mellin C, Mouillot D, Kulbicki M, McClanahan TR, Vigliola L, Bradshaw CJA, Brainard RE, Chabanet P, Edgar GJ, Fordham DA et al
    [2016] Nature Communications. 7:10491. doi:10.1038/ncomms10491
  • 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, 33 p. doi:10.7289/V5SN06ZT
  • 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
  • August 21, 2015
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Benthic monitoring summary: American Samoa 2015
    Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-015, 3 p
  • August 21, 2015
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Benthic monitoring summary: Pacific Remote Island Areas (PRIAs) 2015
    Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-014, 3 p
  • August 21, 2015
    Results Brief: 5 Years of Protection at Kahekili Herbivore Fisheries Management Area
    Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-018, 2 p
  • 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, 29(5), 1279-1289. 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. doi:10.7289/V52805K5
  • June 3, 2015
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief: Pacific Remote Island Areas 2015
    Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-012, 2 p. doi:10.7289/V5G44N8S
  • April 29, 2015
    Recovery potential of the world's coral reef fishes
    MacNeil MA, Graham NAJ, Cinner JE, Wilson SK, Williams ID, Maina J, Newman S, Friedlander AM, Jupiter S, Polunin NVC, McClanahan TR
    [2015] Nature 520: 341-344. doi:10.1038/nature14358
  • April 8, 2015
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief: American Samoa 2015
    Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-008, 2 p. doi:10.7289/v5319swz
  • April 2, 2015
    Human, oceanographic and habitat drivers of central and western Pacific coral reef fish assemblages
    Williams ID, Baum JK, Heenan A, Hanson KM, Nadon MO, Brainard RE
    [2015] PLoS ONE 10(4): e0120516. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0120516
  • March 19, 2015
    Coral reef fish biomass and benthic cover along the north coast of Timor-Leste based on underwater visual surveys in June 2013
    McCoy K, Ayotte P, Gray A, Lino K, Schumacher B, Sudnovsky M
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-004, 18 p. + Appendices. doi:10.7289/v5k0728f
  • March 14, 2015
    Ecological monitoring 2014 - stationary point count surveys of reef fishes and benthic habitats of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Mariana Islands, and Wake Atoll
    Heenan A, McCoy K, Asher J, Ayotte P, Gorospe K, Gray A, Lino K, Zamzow J, Williams I
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-001, 101 p. doi:10.7289/V5GT5K6B
  • March 5, 2015
    Science and technology to promote sustainable fisheries in Southeast Asia and the Coral Triangle
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-15-002, 66 p
  • March 2, 2015
    Local human impacts decouple natural biophysical relationships on Pacific coral reefs
    Williams GJ, Gove JM, Eynaud Y, Zgliczynski BJ, Sandin SA
    [2015] Ecography 38: 1-11. doi:10.1111/ecog.01353

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