Research Publications

  • Kenkel, C. D., Goodbody-Gringley, G., Caillaud, D., Davies, S. W., Bartels, E. and Matz, M. V. (2013), Evidence for a host role in thermotolerance divergence between populations of the mustard hill coral (Porites astreoides) from different reef environments. Molecular Ecology, 22: 4335–4348.
  • Vaughan, D. and E. Bartels (2012). Coral Propagation can produce large numbers of coral transplants, In: Kruczynski, W. L. and P. J. Fletcher(eds.). 2012. Tropical Connections: South Florida’s marine environment. IAN Press., University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Cambridge, Maryland. 492 pp.
  • C. V. Palmer, E. S. McGinty, D.J. Cummings, S. M. Smith, E. Bartels, and L. D. Mydlarz (2011) Patterns of coral ecological immunology: variation in the responses of Caribbean corals to elevated temperature and a pathogen elicitor. Journal of Experimental Biology 214:4240-4249
  • Johnson, M. E., C. Lustic, E. Bartels, I. B. Baums, D. S. Gilliam, L. Larson, D. Lirman, M. W. Miller, K. Nedimyer, S. Schopmeyer. (2011) Caribbean Acropora Restoration Guide: Best Practices for Propagation and Population Enhancement. The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, VA.
  • Schopmeyer, S. A., Lirman, D., Bartels, E., Byrne, J., Gilliam, D. S., Hunt, J., Johnson, M. E., Larson, E. A., Maxwell, K., Nedimyer, K. and Walter, C. (2011), In Situ Coral Nurseries Serve as Genetic Repositories for Coral Reef Restoration after an Extreme Cold-Water Event. Restoration Ecology.
  • Lirman, D., Schopmeyer, S., Manzello, D., Gramer, L. J., Precht, W. F., Muller-Karger, F., Banks, K., Barnes, B., Bartels, E., Bourque, A., Byrne, J., Donahue, S., Duquesnel, J., Fisher, L., Gilliam, D., Hendee, J., Johnson, M., Maxwell, K., McDevitt, E., Monty, J., Rueda, D., Ruzicka, R., Thanner, S. (2011) Severe 2010 Cold-Water Event Caused Unprecedented Mortality to Corals of the Florida Reef Tract and Reversed Previous Survivorship Patterns. PLoS ONE 6(8): e23047.
  • Shank, G. C., R. Lee, A. Vähätalo, R. G. Zepp, E. Bartels (2010) Production of chromophoric dissolved organic matter from mangrove leaf litter and floating Sargassum colonies. Marine Chemistry 119:172–181
  • Shank, G. C., R. G. Zepp, A. Vähätalo, R. Lee, E. Bartels (2010) Photobleaching kinetics of chromophoric dissolved organic matter derived from mangrove leaf litter and floating Sargassum colonies. Marine Chemistry 119:162–171
  • Zepp, R. G., G. C. Shank, E. Stabenau, K. W. Patterson, M. Cyterski, W. Fisher, E. Bartels, S. Anderson (2008) Spatial and temporal variability of solar ultraviolet exposure of coral assemblages in the Florida Keys: Importance of colored dissolved organic matter. Limnology and Oceanography. 53(5): 1909-1922.
  • J. M. Cervino, F. L. Thompson, B. Gomez-Gil, E. A. Lorence, T. J. Goreau, R. L. Hayes, K. B. Winiarski-Cervino, G. W. Smith, K. Hughen, E. Bartels (2008) The Vibrio core group induces yellow band disease in Caribbean and Indo-Pacific reef-building corals. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 105(5): 1658 – 1671.
  • Neeley, M. B., E. Bartels, J. P. Cannizzaro, K. L. Carder, P. Coble, D. English, C. Heil, C. Hu, J. Hunt, J. Ivey, G. McRae, E. Mueller, E. Peebles, and K. Steidinger (2004). Florida’s black water event, In: Harmful Algae 2002, Steidinger et al., eds., Proceedings of the Xth International Conference on Harmful Algae, Florida Marine Research Institute, Florida Institute of Oceanography, UNESCO, St. Petersburg, FL, pp. 377-379.
  • Stabenau, E., R. G. Zepp, E. Bartels, and R. G. Zika (2004) Role of seagrass (Thalassia testudinum) as a source of chromophoric dissolved organic matter in coastal south Florida. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 282:59-72.
  • Hu, C., F. E. Muller Karger, Z. Lee, K. L. Carder, B. Roberts, J. J. Walsh, C. Heil, P.G. Coble, K. Steidinger, G. McRae, R.H. Weisberg, R. He, E. Johns, T. Lee, B. Keller, N. Kuring, J. Cannizzaro, J. Ivey, G. A. Vargo, R. G. Zepp, J. Boyer, R. Jones, G. Kirkpatrick, R. P. Stumpf, E. Bartels, E. Mueller, R. Pierce, J. Culter and J. Hunt (2002) Satellite images track 'black water' event off Florida coast. EOS. 83(26):281 285.

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