Papers and Citations

CoralWatch Papers and Reports

Year Citation
2012 Reid, C., Marshall, N. J., Logan, D. and Kleine D. (2012). Coral Reefs and Climate Change; The guide for education and awareness. 2nd ed. (ed Angela DEAN) 256 p ISBN 9780646590851 (pbk.) CoralWatch, The University of Queensland, Brisbane.
2012 Marshall NJ, Kleine DA, Dean AJ. (2012). CoralWatch: education, monitoring, and sustainability through citizen science. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 2012; 10(6): 332–334. Brisbane.
2010 Teymour, A. Rad and M.S. Sanjani (2010) Status of Coral Reef Species at Chabahar Bay, Sistan and Baluchistan, Iran. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences.
2009 Reid, C., Marshall, N. J., Logan, D. and Kleine D. (2009) Coral Reefs and Climate Change; The guide for education and awareness. CoralWatch, The University of Queensland, Brisbane. 256 p ISBN 9780646523606. (pbk.)
2009 Leiper, I.A., Siebeck U.E., Marshall N.J., and Phinn S.R. (2009) Coral health monitoring: linking coral colour and remote sensing techniques. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 35:276-286
2008 Siebeck, U. E., Marshall, N. J. and Logan, D. (2008) CoralWatch: a flexible bleaching monitoring tool for you and your group. Proceedings of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium. Unpublished
2006 Siebeck, U. E., Marshall, N. J., Kluter, A. and Hoegh-Guldberg, O. (2006). Monitoring coral bleaching using a colour reference card. Coral Reefs 25:453-460

CoralWatch Citations (by year)

Year Citation
2021 Alimoradi M.R Evaluation of health trends of relocated corals in Chabahar Bay by Coral Watch and Line Intercept Transect method based on climatic parameters. Iranian Scientific Fisheries Journal.
2021 Cantin Assessing the linkages between water quality and coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef. ResearchGate.
2021 O’Leary S.C Status and Conservation of the Coral Reef Along The Puerto Morelos Region of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System. An independent research project submitted to Johns Hopkins University, Maryland, USA.
2021 Ewton E Species and Temporal Specific Coral Microbiome Fluctuations in Response to a Natural Bleaching Event. Thesis submitted to Oregon State University, USA.
2021 M. Tropmann-Frick et al. Global Coral Health Levels Analysis Database with Semantic Computing and 5D World Map. Information Modelling and Knowledge Bases
2021 Grupstra Thermal stress triggers productive viral infrectin of a key coral reef symbiont.
2021 White Climate Change. Nature’s Newsletter Article
2021 Taofiqurohman Identification of coral reef ecosystem health conditions in Sepa Island, Seribu Islands. Buletin Oseanografi Marina
2021 Quigley Variability in fitness trade-offs amongst coral juveniles with mixed genetic backgrounds held in the wild. Frontiers in Marine Science
2021 Jung Coral host physiology and symbiont dynamics associated with differential recovery from mass bleaching, NW Australia. Coral Reefs
2021 Daud Condition of coral reefs using the underwater photo transect method in Malalayang Beach Tourism Area. Jurnal Pesisir dan Laut Tropis
2021 Burggraaff Citizen science with colour blindness-A case study on the Forel-Ule scale. Plos One
2021 Barton Efficacy of chemical treatments for Acropora-eating flatworm infestations. Elsevier
2021 M. Tropmann-Frick et al. Global Coral Health Levels Analysis Database with Semantic Computing and 5D World Map. Information Modelling and Knowledge Bases
Year Citation
2020 Yusuf & Moore Hunting in the seas-population status and community perspectives on giant clams and Napoleon wrasse. OP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 473 (2020) 012061
2020 Westoby Perspectives on the human dimensions of coral restoration. Regional Environmental Change (2020) 20:109,
2020 Viduka Going for the win-win-Including the public in underwater cultural heritage management. The International Journal of Nautical Archaeology (2020) 00.0: 1–19, doi: 10.1111/1095-9270.12412
2020 Alessandra K. Smith Assessing citizen science in the marine environment. A thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Science in Marine Science at the University of Otago Dunedin, New Zealand
2020 McClure Artificial Intelligence meets citizen science to supercharge ecological monitoring. PATTER 1, October 9,
2020 Laurentius Faviidae coral colonization living and growing on agricultural waste-materialized artificial substrate. AACL Bioflux, 2020, Volume 13, Issue 2.
2020 Krommyda An integrated toolbox for the management of citizens in the monitoring of water ecosystems. Electronics 2020, 9, 671; doi:10.3390/electronics9040671
2020 Kowalchyk Influence of genetic and environmental adaptation on Striped bass egg characteristics. MSc-thesis
2020 Hofman Effective conservation behaviours for protecting marine environments – the views of the experts. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, DOI: 10.1080/09669582.2020.1741597
2020 Fuller Population genetics of the coral Acropora millepora-Toward genomic prediction of bleaching. Research, Science Magazine
2020 Barton Efficacy of chemical treatments for Acropora-eating flatworm infestations. Journal Pre-proof, to appear in Aquaculture
2020 Bahr The Hawaiian Koʻa Card-coral health and bleaching assessment tool. SN Applied Sciences
2020 Grol Conservation value of a subtropical reef in south-eastern Queensland, Australia, highlighted by citizen-science efforts CSIRO PUBLISHING, Marine and Freshwater Research
2020 Supplementary material
2020 Sharifan. Alarming the impacts of the organic and inorganic UV blockers on endangered coral’s species in the Persian Gulf: A scientific concern for coral protection. Sustainable Futures 2: 100017
2020 Morgans et al. Symbiodiniaceae probiotics for use in bleaching recovery. Restoration Ecology 28(2): 282-288
2020 Kamei et al. Effects of ecologically relevant concentrations of Irgarol 1051 in tropical to subtropical coastal seawater on hermatypic coral Acropora tenuis and its symbiotic dinoflagellates. Marine Pollution Bulletin 150:110734
2020 Jungblut et al. YOUMARES 9 – The Oceans: Our Research, Our Future. Proceedings of the 2018 conference for YOUng MArine RESearcher in Oldenburg, Germany.
2020 Cheal and Emslie REPORT-Supplementary report to the final report of the coral reef expert group: S3. Synopsis of current coral reef monitoring on the Great Barrier Reef, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Townsville. Pp. 47
2020 Schaffelke et al. REPORT-Monitoring coral reefs within the Reef 2050 Integrated Monitoring and Reporting Program: final report of the coral reef expert group. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Townsville. Pp. 81
2020 Conti-Jerpe et al. Trophic strategy and bleaching resistance in reef-building corals. Science Advances 6: eaaz5443
2020 Viduka. Going for the win-win: including the public in underwater cultural heritage management through citizen science in Australia and New Zealand. The International Journal of Nautical Archaeology 00(0): 1-19
2020 Jones et al. Responses of corals to chronic turbidity. Scientific Reports (Nature Research) 10:4762
2020 Nielsen et al. Physiological effects of heat and cold exposure in the common reef coral Acropora millepora. Coral Reefs 39: 259-269
2020 Schoepf et al. Differential recovery from mass coral bleaching on naturally extreme reef environments in NW Australia. MarXiv, Web. doi:10.31230/
2020 Van der Zande et al. Paradise lost: End-of-century warming and acidification under business-as-usual emissions have severe consequences for symbiotic corals. Global Change Biology 26: 2203-2219
2020 Ashok et al. Accumulation of 13C-labelled phenanthrene in phytoplankton and transfer to corals resolved using cavity ring-down spectroscopy. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 196: 110511
2020 George PhD Thesis. Investigation of the scientific and participant outcomes of a multi-country citizen science project in water, sanitation, and hygiene. Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. Pp. 164
2020 Subhan et al. Coral recruitment on concrete blocks at Gosong Pramuka, Kepulauan Seribu, Jakarta. IOP Conf. Ser.: Earth and Environmental Science 404: 012045
2020 Seveso et al. Investigating the heat shock protein response involved in coral bleaching across scleractinian species in the central Red Sea. Coral Reefs 39: 85-98
2020 Samlansin et al. Effects of Salinity and Nitrate on Coral Health Levels of Acropora sp. Thai Environmental Engineering Journal 34(1): 19-26
2020 Quigley et al. Assessing the role of historical temperature regime and algal symbionts on the heat tolerance of coral juveniles. Biology Open 9: bio047316
2020 Xie Localized bleaching and quick recovery in Hong Kong’s coral communities Marine Pollution Bulletin
2020 Knipp Contrasting color loss and restoration in survivors of the 2014–2017 coral bleaching event in the Turks and Caicos Islands SN Applied Sciences
Year Citation
2019 Earp & Liconti Science for the Future-The Use of Citizen Science in Research and Conservation. Proceedings of the 2018 conference for YOUng MArine RESearcher in Oldenburg, Germany
2019 Chen The effects of heat stress on growth and photosynthetic efficiency on the temperate coral Astrangia poculata. …
2019 Brown Symbiotic status mediates quiescence, photosynthetic efficiency, and growth of the facultative coral, Astrangia poculata, under thermal stress. Boston University Marine Program, USA
2019 Seveso Investigating the heat shock protein response involved in coral bleaching across scleractinian species in the central Red Sea Coral Reefs
2019 Rindengan Coral reef’s healthy level measurement system design using digital image processing on Bunaken National Sea Park IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
2019 Marangoni Peroxynitrite Generation and Increased Heterotrophic Capacity Are Linked to the Disruption of the Coral–Dinoflagellate Symbiosis in a Scleractinian and Hydrocoral Species Microorganisms MDPI
2019 Lewis C., Neely K. and Rodriguez-Lanetty M. Recurring Episodes of Thermal Stress Shift the Balance From a Dominant Host-Specialist to a Background Host-Generalist Zooxanthella in the Threatened Pillar Coral, Dendrogyra cylindrus Frontiers in Marine Science
2019 Handayani T, Widiarti R, Kartikoputro E Marine education for coastal and city youth Southeast Asian Geography Association (SEAGA) 13th Conference proceeding
2019 Chaudhury, N., Gujrati, A., Murthy T. and Satyanarayana, C. Spectral Discrimination of Live and Bleached Corals: A Case Study on Turbinaria peltata (Esper, 1794) Using Field Spectroscopy Aquatic Invertebrates
2019 Schoepf, V., Carrion, S., Pfeifer, S., Naugle, M., Dugal, L., Bruyn, J. and McCulloch, M. Stress-resistant corals may not acclimatize to ocean warming but maintain heat tolerance under cooler temperatures Nature Communications
2019 Rindengan, A., Pinontoan, B., Latumakulita, L., Mongi, C., Montolalu, C. and Langi, Y. Coral reef’s healthy level measurement system design using digital image processing on Bunaken National Sea Park IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
2019 Pootakham, W., Mhuantong, W., Yoocha, T., Putchim, L., Jomchai, N., Sonthirod, C., Naktang, C. and Kongkachana, W. Heat‐induced shift in coral microbiome reveals several members of the Rhodobacteraceae family as indicator species for thermal stress in Porites lutea Microbiology Open
2019 Beckena, S., Connollyb, R., Chena, J. and Stanticc, B. A hybrid is born: Integrating collective sensing, citizen science and professional monitoring of the environment Ecological Informatics
2019 Ghazilou, A., Koochaknejad, E., Ershadifar, H., Negarestan, H., Kor, K. and Baskaleh, G. Infestation biology of Phallusia nigra (Tunicata, Phlebobranchia) on hard corals in a subtropical bay Marine Ecology progress Series
2019 Bussapakorn, U., Petchporn, C. and Sompop, R. An effect-analysis method for species-dependent coral health status in temperature and ammonia: a case study of Acropora sp., Turbinaria sp., and Porites sp. E3S Web of Conferences
2019 Roelfsema, Chris Southern GBR Habitat Mapping Fieldtrip Report The University of Queensland’s Remote Sensing Research Centre (UQRSC)
2019 Arora, Mohit., Chaudhury, Nandini Ray., Ashwin, Gujrati., Kamboj, R.D., Joshi, Devanshi., Patel, Harshad., and Patel, Rakesh. Coral Bleaching due to increased sea surface temperature in Gulf of Kachchh Region, India, during June 2016 Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences
2019 White, Michael Initial Assessment of a New Coral Bleaching Event at Tongareva Atoll in the Northern Cook Islands Hakono Hararanga Incorporated report
2019 Knipp Interannual and Interspecific Variability in Coral Resilience to Thermal Stress in the Turks and Caicos Islands during the 2014-2017 Coral Bleaching Event
2019 Research poster, Department of Earth, Society and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign
2019 Wright Positive genetic associations among fitness 1 traits support evolvability of a reef-building coral under multiple stressors
2019 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA
2019 This article is a preprint and has not been peer-reviewed.
Year Citation
2018 Lamb Plastic waste associated with disease on coral reefs Science
2018 Tuckett et al. High Latitude Corals Tolerate Severe Cold Spell Frontiers in Marine Science
2018 Quigley et al. Transgenerational inheritance of shuffled symbiont communities in the coral Montipora digitata. BioRxiv
2018 Kumagai et al. High-resolution modeling of thermal thresholds and environmental influences on coral bleaching for local and regional reef management. PeerJ
2018 Dean et al. How do marine and coastal citizen science experiences foster environmental engagement. Journal of Environmental Management
2018 Tafliafico et al. A new technique to increase polyp production in stony coral aquaculture using waste fragments without polyps. Aquaculture
2018 Quigley et al. Transgenerational inheritance of shuffled symbiont communities in the coral Montipora digitata. BioRxiv
2018 Tagliafico et al. A potential method for improving coral self-attachment. Restoration Ecology
2018 Richardson et al.Mass coral bleaching causes biotic homogenization of reef fish assemblages. Global Change Biology
2018 Vercelloni et al. Using virtual reality to estimate aesthetic values of coral reefs. Royal Society Open Science
2018 Udomsap et al. Effects of temperature and ammonia on coral health status: a case study of disc coral. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies
2018 Gintert et al. Marked annual coral bleaching resilience of an inshore patch reef in the Florida Keys: A nugget of hope, aberrance, or last man standing? Coral Reefs
2018 Mattijssen & Terluin. Report: Ecologische citizen science.Wageningen University, the Netherlands
2018 Bock. MSc-Thesis: Pathogen transmission techniques and genotypic resistance to disease in the threatened coral, Acropora cervicornis NSU Florida
2018 Dean et al.How do marine and coastal citizen science experiences foster environmental engagement? Journal of Environmental Management
2018 Ygona BSc thesis: Coral bleaching assessment in the selected reefs of Taklong Island National Marine Reserve, Nueba Valencia, Guimaras.
2018 Nishiguchi et al. Continuous recordings of the coral bleaching process on Sesoko Island, Okinawa, Japan, over about 50 days using an underwater camera equipped with a lens wiper.Marine Pollution Bulletin
2018 Davey et al. Conference Poster: CoralWatch – a Citizen Science tool to monitor coral bleaching and create reef awareness. The University of Queensland
2018 Drost. BSc-Thesis: Coral Health and Citizen Science Utrecht University
2018 Schoepf et al. Impacts of coral bleaching on pH and oxygen gradients across the coral concentration boundary layer: a microsensor study Coral Reefs
2018 Corinaldesi et al. Impact of inorganic UV filters contained in sunscreen products on tropical stony corals (Acropora spp.). Science of the Total Environment
2018 Eaton et al Genetic diversity of Plexaurella dichotoma symbionts throughout a bleaching event. Conference Poster:
2018 Wouthuyzen et al. A comparison between the 2010 and 2016 El-Ninō induced coral bleaching in the Indonesian waters. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Year Citation
2017 The action plan to conserve coral reef ecosystems in Japan 2016-2020
2017 Data Impact e-book Stories about the real-life impact of Australian research data. ANDS
2017 Tuckett et al. Temporal dynamics of black band disease affecting pillar coral (Dendrogyra cylindrus) following two consecutive hyperthermal events on the Florida Reef TractCoral Reefs
2017 Done et al. Reliability and utility of citizen science reef monitoring data collected by Reef Check Australia, 2002–2015 Done etal. Marine Pollution Bulletin
2017 Koba et al. Application System Coral Health Level Determination Using K-Nearest Neighbor And Curve Fitting Method Based On Image Processing JdC
2017 Hughes et al. Global warming and recurrent mass bleaching of corals.Nature
2017 Christoforus Aries Tirta The impact of El Nino 2015 to bleaching of coral branching (Acropora and Seriatopora) in community based marine sanctuary Kepulauan Seribu. Thesis in Bahasa
2017 Oladi et al. Application of the Coral Health Chart to Determine Bleaching Status of Acropora downingi in a Subtropical Coral Reef. Ocean Science Journal
2017 Mattan-Moorgawa et al. Photophysiology of in hospite zooxanthellae in diseased and non-diseased scleractinian corals from Belle Mare, Mauritius WIO Journal of Marine Science
2017 Coral reefs of Mauritius in a changing global climateWIO Journal of Marine Science
2017 Muñiz-Anguiano et al.Factores asociados a la respuesta de Pocillopora spp. (Anthozoa: Scleractinia) durante un proceso de restauración en la costa del Pacífico mexicano. SciELO
2017 Hirayama et al.Effect of low concentrations of Irgarol 1051 on RGB (R, red; G, green; B, blue) colour values of the hard-coral Acropora tenuis Marine Pollution Bulletin
2017 M Nurdin Kondisi Karang Di Pulau Baranglompo dan Bone Batang Berdasarkan Tabel Kesehatan KarangHasanuddin University
2017 Coelho et al. Shading as a mitigation tool for coral bleaching in three common Indo-Pacific species JEMBE
2017 Dziedzic et al.Heritable variation in bleaching responses and its functional genomic basis in reef-building corals (Orbicella faveolata). Biorxiv
2017 Kumagai et al.High-resolution modeling of thermal thresholds and multiple environmental influences on 3 coral bleaching for regional and local reef managements Biorxiv
2017 Chen et al. Connecting Social Media Data with Observed Hybrid Data for Environment Monitoring Book Chapter – Intelligent Distributed Computing X
2017 Nuryana et al. Pendugaan Kejadian Pemutihan Karang Berdasarkan Analisis Suhu Permukaan Laut (SPL) Tahun 2015-2016 di Perairan Bali. Journal of Marine and Aquatic Sciences
2017 Abu Dhabi Emirate Habitat. Classification & Protection Guideline EAD Book
2017 Hesley et al. Citizen science benefits coral reef restoration activities.Journal for Nature Conservation
2017 Becken. et al. Report: ‘Human sensors’ for monitoring GBR environmental changes and quality of marine waters through harnessing Big Data analysis Griffith University, Australia
2017 Roelfsema et al. Report: Ecological Assessment of the Flora and Fauna of Flinders Reef UniDive FREA
2017 Chandler M. et al. Involving Citizen Scientists in Biodiversity Observation Book Chapter – The GEO Handbook on Biodiversity Observation Networks
2017 Tagliafico A. et al. Lipid-enriched diets reduce the impacts of thermal stress in corals Marine Ecology Progress Series.
2017 Handayani et al. The enhancement in comprehension for the younger generation of school age in conserving coastal biodiversity in Kepulauan Seribu, Indonesia Ocean Life.
2017 Hakim et al. Coral Health Assessment Using Worldview 2 Satellite Imagery in Pahawang Island, Lampung, Indonesia. Seminar Nasional Geomatika 2017.
Year Citation
2006 Marshall, P. and Schuttenberg, H. (2006). A Reef Manager’s Guide to Coral Bleaching. Townsville, Australia, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.
2006 Fabricius, K.E. (2006) Effects of irradiance, flow and coral pigmentation on the temperature microenvironments around corals: Implications for coral bleaching? Limnology and Oceanography. 51(1):30-37