Publications 2010 - 2015



* indicates students that I supervised

December 2015

Limits to the thermal tolerance of corals adapted to a highly fluctuating, naturally extreme temperature environment

Schoepf V, Stat M, Falter JL, McCulloch MT (2015) Scientific Reports 5:17639, doi: 10.1038/srep17639. 

Open access.

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December 2015

Can heterotrophic uptake of dissolved organic carbon and zooplankton mitigate carbon budget deficits in annually bleached corals?

Levas SJ, Grottoli AG, Schoepf V, Aschaffenburg M, Bauman JH, Bauer JE, Warner ME (2015) Coral Reefs doi: 10.1007/s00338-015-1390-z.

December 2015

Physiological response to elevated temperature and pCO2 varies across four Pacific coral species: Understanding the unique host + symbiont response.

Hoadley KD, Pettay DT, Grottoli AG, Cai W-J, Melman TF, Schoepf V, Hu X, Li Q, Xu H, Wang Y, Matsui Y, Baumann JH, Warner ME (2015)  Scientific Reports 5:18371, doi 10.1038/srep18371.

Open access.

November 2015

Annual coral bleaching and the long-term recovery capacity of corals

Schoepf V, Grottoli AG, Levas SJ, Aschaffenburg MD, Baumann JH, Matsui Y,Warner ME (2015) Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282: 20151887.

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March 2015

Preparing calcium carbonate powders for trace element and boron isotope measurements: A comparison of pre-treatment procedures.

Holcomb M, DeCarlo TM, Schoepf V, Dissard D, Tanaka K, McCulloch MT (2015) Chemical Geology 398: 11-21.

February 2015

Robust perennial growth of hermatypic corals at Rottnest Island, Western Australia (32°S)

Ross CL*, Falter JL, Schoepf V, McCulloch MT (2015) PeerJ 3:e78, 

Open access.

January 2015

Organic carbon fluxes mediated by corals at elevated pCO2 and temperature.

Levas SJ, Grottoli AG, Warner ME, Cai W-J, Bauer J, Schoepf V, Baumann JH, Matsui Y, Gearing C, Melman TF, Hoadley KD, Pettay DT, Hu X, Li Q, Xu H, Wang Y (2015) Marine Ecology Progress Series 519: 153-164.



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November 2014

Short-term coral bleaching is not recorded by boron isotopes

Schoepf V, McCulloch MT, Warner ME, Levas SJ, Matsui Y, Aschaffenburg MD, Grottoli AG (2014) PLoS ONE 9(11): e112011.

Open access.

October 2014

Kinetic and metabolic isotope effects in coral skeletal carbon isotopes: A re-evaluation using experimental coral bleaching as a case study

Schoepf V, Levas SJ, Rodrigues LJ, McBride M*, Aschaffenburg MD, Matsui Y, Warner ME, Hughes AD, Grottoli AG (2014) Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 146: 164-178.

July 2014

The cumulative impact of annual coral bleaching can turn some winners into losers

Grottoli AG, Warner ME, Levas SJ, Aschaffenburg MD, Schoepf V, McGinley MP, Baumann JH, Matsui Y (2014) Global Change Biology 20: 3823-3833.



October 2013

Coral energy reserves and calcification in a high-CO2 world at two temperatures

Schoepf V, Grottoli AG, Warner ME, Cai W-J, Melman TF, Pettay DT, Hoadley K, Matsui Y, Baumann JH, Wang Y, Xu H, Li Q, Hu X (2013) PLoS ONE 8(10): e75049. 

Open access.



January 2010

Microhabitat use and prey selection of the coral-feeding snail Drupella cornus in the northern Red Sea

Schoepf V, Herler J, Zuschin M (2010) Hydrobiologia 641: 45-57.