I have published more than 35 book chapters and papers in leading peer-reviewed, international journals such as NatureScience, Nature Communications and Proceedings of the Royal Society B. See below for recent and selected publications or visit my Google Scholar and ResearchGate page. A list of all my publications can be found here.


  • ORCID ID: 0000-0002-9467-1088

  • Scopus author ID: 35263301100

  • ResearcherID: H-5786-2014


Most recent publications


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

Marine Biology 168:98, doi: 10.1007/s00227-021-03901-3


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

PNAS, doi: 10.1073/pnas.2015265118


Jung EMU*, Stat M, Thomas L, Koziol A, Schoepf V

Coral Reefs, doi: 10.1007/s00338-021-02094-x

*students that I supervised


Selected publications


Stress-resistant corals may not acclimatize to ocean warming but maintain heat tolerance under cooler temperatures

Schoepf V, Carrion SA*, Pfeifer SM*, Naugle M*, Dugal L*, Bruyn J*, McCulloch MT

Nature Communications 10: 4031, doi:10.1038/s41467-019-12065-0

Open access

*students that I supervised


Coral calcification mechanisms facilitate adaptive responses to ocean acidification

Schoepf V, Jury CP, Toonen RJ, McCulloch MT

Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 284: 20172117


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

Schoepf V, Stat M, Falter JL, McCulloch MT

Scientific Reports, 5:17639, doi: 10.1038/srep17639

Open access


Feature video for 2017 co-authored Nature paper

Researchers from The University of Western Australia are part of an international collaboration that has examined the impact of bleaching on coral reefs over the past 20 years and in particular the impact of the most severe global bleaching event to ever be recorded in 2016.


List of all publications

Please see below for a complete list of my publications.

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