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

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Science  05 Jan 2018:
Vol. 359, Issue 6371, pp. 80-83
DOI: 10.1126/science.aan8048

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vol. 359 no. 6371 80-83

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  • Received for publication May 26, 2017
  • Accepted for publication December 5, 2017

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  1. Terry P. Hughes1,*,
  2. Kristen D. Anderson1,
  3. Sean R. Connolly1,2,
  4. Scott F. Heron3,4,
  5. James T. Kerry1,
  6. Janice M. Lough1,5,
  7. Andrew H. Baird1,
  8. Julia K. Baum6,
  9. Michael L. Berumen7,
  10. Tom C. Bridge1,8,
  11. Danielle C. Claar6,
  12. C. Mark Eakin3,
  13. James P. Gilmour9,
  14. Nicholas A. J. Graham1,10,
  15. Hugo Harrison1,
  16. Jean-Paul A. Hobbs11,
  17. Andrew S. Hoey1,
  18. Mia Hoogenboom1,2,
  19. Ryan J. Lowe12,
  20. Malcolm T. McCulloch12,
  21. John M. Pandolfi13,
  22. Morgan Pratchett1,
  23. Verena Schoepf12,
  24. Gergely Torda1,5,
  25. Shaun K. Wilson14
  1. 1Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD 4811, Australia.
  2. 2College of Marine and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD 4811, Australia.
  3. 3Coral Reef Watch, U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, College Park, MD 20740, USA.
  4. 4Marine Geophysical Laboratory, Physics Department, College of Science, Technology, and Engineering, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD 4811, Australia.
  5. 5Australian Institute of Marine Science, PMB 3, Townsville, QLD 4810, Australia.
  6. 6Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2, Canada.
  7. 7Red Sea Research Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal 23599-6900, Saudi Arabia.
  8. 8Queensland Museum, 70-102 Flinders Street, Townsville, QLD 4810, Australia.
  9. 9Australian Institute of Marine Science, Indian Ocean Marine Science Centre, University of Western Australia (UWA), WA 6009, Australia.
  10. 10Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YQ, UK.
  11. 11Department of Environment and Agriculture, Curtin University, Perth, WA 6845, Australia.
  12. 12ARC Centre of Excellence in Coral Reef Studies, UWA Oceans Institute, and School of Earth Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia.
  13. 13ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia.
  14. 14Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Kensington, Perth, WA 6151, Australia.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email:{at}


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