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Spatial and temporal patterns of mass bleaching of corals in the Anthropocene

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Spatial and temporal patterns of mass bleaching of corals in the Anthropocene. / Hughes, Terry; Anderson, Kristen D.; Connolly, Sean R.; Heron, Scott F.; Kerry, James T.; Lough, Janice M.; Baird, Andrew H.; Baum, Julia K.; Berumen, Michael L.; Bridge, Tom C.; Claar, Danielle C.; Eakin, C. Mark; Gilmour, James P.; Graham, Nicholas Anthony James; Harrison, Hugo; Hobbs, Jean-Paul A.; Hoey, Andrew S.; Hoogenboom, Mia; Lowe, Ryan J.; McCulloch, Malcolm; Pandolfi, John M.; Pratchett, Morgan; Schoepf, Verena; Torda, Gergely; Wilson, Shaun K.

In: Science, Vol. 359, No. 6371, 05.01.2018, p. 80-83.

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Hughes, T, Anderson, KD, Connolly, SR, Heron, SF, Kerry, JT, Lough, JM, Baird, AH, Baum, JK, Berumen, ML, Bridge, TC, Claar, DC, Eakin, CM, Gilmour, JP, Graham, NAJ, Harrison, H, Hobbs, J-PA, Hoey, AS, Hoogenboom, M, Lowe, RJ, McCulloch, M, Pandolfi, JM, Pratchett, M, Schoepf, V, Torda, G & Wilson, SK 2018, 'Spatial and temporal patterns of mass bleaching of corals in the Anthropocene', Science, vol. 359, no. 6371, pp. 80-83. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aan8048

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Hughes, T., Anderson, K. D., Connolly, S. R., Heron, S. F., Kerry, J. T., Lough, J. M., Baird, A. H., Baum, J. K., Berumen, M. L., Bridge, T. C., Claar, D. C., Eakin, C. M., Gilmour, J. P., Graham, N. A. J., Harrison, H., Hobbs, J-P. A., Hoey, A. S., Hoogenboom, M., Lowe, R. J., ... Wilson, S. K. (2018). Spatial and temporal patterns of mass bleaching of corals in the Anthropocene. Science, 359(6371), 80-83. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aan8048

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Hughes T, Anderson KD, Connolly SR, Heron SF, Kerry JT, Lough JM et al. Spatial and temporal patterns of mass bleaching of corals in the Anthropocene. Science. 2018 Jan 5;359(6371):80-83. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aan8048

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Hughes, Terry ; Anderson, Kristen D. ; Connolly, Sean R. ; Heron, Scott F. ; Kerry, James T. ; Lough, Janice M. ; Baird, Andrew H. ; Baum, Julia K. ; Berumen, Michael L. ; Bridge, Tom C. ; Claar, Danielle C. ; Eakin, C. Mark ; Gilmour, James P. ; Graham, Nicholas Anthony James ; Harrison, Hugo ; Hobbs, Jean-Paul A. ; Hoey, Andrew S. ; Hoogenboom, Mia ; Lowe, Ryan J. ; McCulloch, Malcolm ; Pandolfi, John M. ; Pratchett, Morgan ; Schoepf, Verena ; Torda, Gergely ; Wilson, Shaun K. / Spatial and temporal patterns of mass bleaching of corals in the Anthropocene. In: Science. 2018 ; Vol. 359, No. 6371. pp. 80-83.

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title = "Spatial and temporal patterns of mass bleaching of corals in the Anthropocene",
abstract = "Tropical reef systems are transitioning to a new era in which the interval between recurrent bouts of coral bleaching is too short for a full recovery of mature assemblages. We analyzed bleaching records at 100 globally distributed reef locations from 1980 to 2016. The median return time between pairs of severe bleaching events has diminished steadily since 1980 and is now only 6 years. As global warming has progressed, tropical sea surface temperatures are warmer now during current La Ni{\~n}a conditions than they were during El Ni{\~n}o events three decades ago. Consequently, as we transition to the Anthropocene, coral bleaching is occurring more frequently in all El Ni{\~n}o–Southern Oscillation phases, increasing the likelihood of annual bleaching in the coming decades.",
author = "Terry Hughes and Anderson, {Kristen D.} and Connolly, {Sean R.} and Heron, {Scott F.} and Kerry, {James T.} and Lough, {Janice M.} and Baird, {Andrew H.} and Baum, {Julia K.} and Berumen, {Michael L.} and Bridge, {Tom C.} and Claar, {Danielle C.} and Eakin, {C. Mark} and Gilmour, {James P.} and Graham, {Nicholas Anthony James} and Hugo Harrison and Hobbs, {Jean-Paul A.} and Hoey, {Andrew S.} and Mia Hoogenboom and Lowe, {Ryan J.} and Malcolm McCulloch and Pandolfi, {John M.} and Morgan Pratchett and Verena Schoepf and Gergely Torda and Wilson, {Shaun K.}",
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AU - Connolly, Sean R.

AU - Heron, Scott F.

AU - Kerry, James T.

AU - Lough, Janice M.

AU - Baird, Andrew H.

AU - Baum, Julia K.

AU - Berumen, Michael L.

AU - Bridge, Tom C.

AU - Claar, Danielle C.

AU - Eakin, C. Mark

AU - Gilmour, James P.

AU - Graham, Nicholas Anthony James

AU - Harrison, Hugo

AU - Hobbs, Jean-Paul A.

AU - Hoey, Andrew S.

AU - Hoogenboom, Mia

AU - Lowe, Ryan J.

AU - McCulloch, Malcolm

AU - Pandolfi, John M.

AU - Pratchett, Morgan

AU - Schoepf, Verena

AU - Torda, Gergely

AU - Wilson, Shaun K.

N1 - This is the author’s version of the work. It is posted here by permission of the AAAS for personal use, not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in Science 05 Jan 2018: Vol. 359, Issue 6371, pp. 80-83 DOI: 10.1126/science.aan8048 © 2018 American Association for the Advancement of Science. All rights Reserved

PY - 2018/1/5

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N2 - Tropical reef systems are transitioning to a new era in which the interval between recurrent bouts of coral bleaching is too short for a full recovery of mature assemblages. We analyzed bleaching records at 100 globally distributed reef locations from 1980 to 2016. The median return time between pairs of severe bleaching events has diminished steadily since 1980 and is now only 6 years. As global warming has progressed, tropical sea surface temperatures are warmer now during current La Niña conditions than they were during El Niño events three decades ago. Consequently, as we transition to the Anthropocene, coral bleaching is occurring more frequently in all El Niño–Southern Oscillation phases, increasing the likelihood of annual bleaching in the coming decades.

AB - Tropical reef systems are transitioning to a new era in which the interval between recurrent bouts of coral bleaching is too short for a full recovery of mature assemblages. We analyzed bleaching records at 100 globally distributed reef locations from 1980 to 2016. The median return time between pairs of severe bleaching events has diminished steadily since 1980 and is now only 6 years. As global warming has progressed, tropical sea surface temperatures are warmer now during current La Niña conditions than they were during El Niño events three decades ago. Consequently, as we transition to the Anthropocene, coral bleaching is occurring more frequently in all El Niño–Southern Oscillation phases, increasing the likelihood of annual bleaching in the coming decades.

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