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Publications 2021 - 2023

2021-2023: About


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** undergraduate students

2021-2023: Publications

Sept 2023

Divergent recovery trajectories of intertidal and subtidal coral communities highlight habitat-specific recovery dynamics...

Speelman E*, Parger M, Schoepf V (2023) Divergent recovery trajectories of intertidal and subtidal coral communities highlight habitat-specific recovery dynamics following bleaching in an extreme macrotidal reef environment. PeerJ 11:e15987,

Open access

May 2023

Corals at the edge of environmental limits: A new conceptual framework to re-define marginal and extreme coral communities

Schoepf V, Baumann JH, Barshis DJ, Browne NK, Camp EF, Comeau S, Cornwall CE, Gúzman H, Riegl B, Rodolfo-Metalpa R, Sommer B (2023) Science of the Total Environment 884: 163688, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.163688

Open access

Feb 2023

Heating rate explains species-specific coral bleaching severity during a simulated marine heatwave

Sahin D*, Schoepf V, Filbee-Dexter K, Thomson DP, Radford B, Wernberg T (2023) Marine Ecology Progress Series 706:33-46. doi: 10.3354/meps14246

Open access

2021-2023: Publications


* indicates students that I supervised
** undergraduate students

March 2022

Coral calcification mechanisms in a warming ocean and the interactive effects of temperature and light

Ross CL*, Warnes A*, Comeau S, Cornwall CE, Cuttler M, Naugle M**, McCulloch MT, Schoepf V (2022) Communications Earth & Environment 3:72, doi: 10.1038/s43247-022-00396-8.

Open access

February 2022

Impacts of ocean warming and acidification on calcifying coral reef taxa: mechanisms responsible and adaptive capacity

Cornwall C, Comeau S, Putnam H, Schoepf V (2022) Emerging Topics in Life Sciences, Invited perspective, doi: 10.1042/ETLS20210226.

January 2022

Natural variability in Caribbean coral physiology and implications for coral bleaching resilience

Chapron L, Schoepf V, Levas SJ, Aschaffenburg MD, Warner, ME, Grottoli AG (2022) Frontiers in Marine Science 8:811055,doi: 10.3389/fmars.2021.811055

Open access


* indicates students that I supervised
** undergraduate students

2021-2023: Publications

December 2021

Coral heat tolerance under variable temperatures: Effects of different variability regimes and past environmental history vs. current exposure

Schoepf V, Sanderson H**, Larcombe E** (2021) Limnology & Oceanography 9999, 1-15, doi: 10.1002/lno.12000

Open access

August 2021

Thirty critical research needs for managing an ecologically and culturally unique remote marine environment: the Kimberley region of Western Australia

Cvitanovic C, Mackay M, Kelly R, Wilson, SK, Waples K, Nash KL, van Putten EI, Field S, Botterill-James T, Austin BJ, Beckley LE, Boschetti F, Depczynski M, Dobbs RJ, Evans RD, Feng M, Goater RK, Halford AR, Kendrick A, Kendrick G, Lincoln GDB, Ludgerus LJ, Lowe RJ, McMahon K, Munro JK, Newman SJ, Nutt CD, Pearson L, O’Leary MJ, Richards ZT, Robbins WD, Rogers DI, Salgado Kent CP, Schoepf V, Travers M, Thums M, Tuckers AD, Underwood JN, Whiting S, Mathews D, Dambimangari Aboriginal Corporation (2021) Ocean and Coastal Management 212:105771, doi: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman. 2021.105771 

June 2021

Moderate nutrient concentrations are not detrimental to corals under future ocean conditions

Dobson KL, Levas S, Schoepf V, Warner ME, Cai W-J, Hoadley KD, Yuan X, Matsui Y, Melman TF, Grottoli AG (2021) Marine Biology 168:98, doi: 10.1007/s00227-021-03901-3

May 2021

Global declines in coral reef calcium carbonate production under ocean acidification and warming

Cornwall CE, Comeau S, DeCarlo TM, Kornder NA, Perry CT, Pratchett MS, Anderson KD, Browne N, Carpenter R, Diaz-Pulido G, D’Olivo JP, Doo S, Figueiredo J, Fortunato S, Kennedy E, Lantz CA, McCulloch MT, Gonzalez Rivero M, Schoepf V, Smithers SG, Lowe R (2021) PNAS doi:10.1073/pnas.2015265118

Read our summary in The Conversation

April 2021

Coral host physiology and symbiont dynamics associated with differential recovery from mass bleaching in an extreme, macro-tidal reef environment in northwest Australia

Jung EMU*, Stat M, Thomas L, Koziol A, Schoepf V (2021) Coral Reefs doi: 10.1007/s00338-021-02094-x

January 2021

Heat stress differentially impacts key calcification mechanisms in reef-building corals

Schoepf V, D’Olivo JP, Rigal C*, Jung EMU*, McCulloch MT (2021) Coral Reefs doi:10.1007/s00338-020-02038-x

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