IMARS Publications 2013 to present

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In Press

* Goodwin, K.D, F.E Muller-Karger, A. Djurhuus, L. Zeigler Allen, A.E. Allen, J.P. McCrow, and G. Canonico Hyde. 2018 (In Press). Chapter 35 Molecular Approaches for an Operational Marine Biodiversity Observation Network In: World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation, Vol. III: Ecological Issues and Environmental Impacts. 2nd Edition. Charles Sheppard (editor). (In press)

* Merrill, S., Kartez, J., Langbehn, K., Muller Karger F., Reynolds, C., "Who Should Pay for Climate Adaptation?: Public Attitudes and Financing of Flood Protection in Florida" Environmental Values (in press.)

* Muller-Karger, F.A., Y. M. Astor, C.R. Benitez-Nelson, K.N. Buck, K.A. Fanning, L. Lorenzoni, E. Montes, D.T. Rueda-Roa, M.I. Scranton, E. Tappa, G.T. Taylor, R.C. Thunell, L. Troccoli, R. Varela. The scientific legacy of the CARIACO Ocean Time-Series Program. Annual Reviews Marine Science, 11: xxxx, (in Press) to be published in 2019,


* Boss Emmanuel, A. Waite, F. Muller-Karger, H. Yamazaki, R. Wanninkhof, H. Sosik, B.Sloyan, A. Richardson, P. Miloslavich, J. Karstensen, G. Grégori, K. Fennel, H. Claustre, M. Cornejo, I. Berman-Frank, S. Batten, S. Acinas. (2018) Beyond chlorophyll fluorescence: The time is right to expand biological measurements in ocean observing programs. Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin, August 2018.

* Djurhuus, Anni, K. Pitz, N.A. Sawaya, J. Rojas-Márquez, B. Michaud, E. Montes, F. Muller-Karger, and M. Breitbart. 2018. Evaluation of marine zooplankton community structure through environmental DNA metabarcoding. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. Volume 16, Issue 4, Pages 209-264, April 2018.

* El-Mezayen MM, Rueda-Roa DT, Essa MA, Muller-Karger FE, & Elghobashy AE. 2018. Water quality observations in the marine aquaculture complex of the Deeba Triangle, Lake Manzala, Egyptian Mediterranean coast. Environmental monitoring and assessment, 190(7): 436.

* McCarthy, M.J., F.E. Muller-Karger, D. Otis, and P. Mendez-Lazaro. 2018. Impacts of 40 years of land cover change on water quality in Tampa Bay, Florida. Cogent Geoscience, Vol. 4, Iss. 1, 2018. doI:/10.1080/23312041.2017.1422956.

* McCarthy, M.J., K.R. Radabaugh, R.P. Moyer, F.E. Muller-Karger. 2018. Enabling efficient, large-scale high-spatial resolution wetland mapping using satellites. Remote Sensing of Environment. Vol. 208, April 2018, Pages 189–201.

* McCarthy, M.J., D. Otis, and P. Mendez-Lazaro, and F.E. Muller-Karger. 2018. Water quality drivers in 11 Gulf of Mexico estuaries. Remote Sensing. Special Issue "Remote Sensing of Water Quality". 10 (2), 255;

* Miloslavich, P., Bax, N.; Simmons, S., E. Klein, W. Appeltans, O. Aburto-Oropeza, M. Anderson-García, S. Batten, L. Benedetti-Cecchi, D. Checkley,  S. Chiba, E. Duffy, D. Dunn, A. Fischer, J. Gunn, R. Kudela, F. Marsac, F. Muller-Karger, D. Obura, and YJ Shini. Essential Ocean Variables for sustained observations of marine biodiversity and ecosystems. Global Change Biology. Vol. 24, Issue 6,. Pg 2416-2433.

* Muller-Karger, Frank E., Erin Hestir, Christiana Ade, Kevin Turpie, Dar Roberts, David Siegel, Robert J. Miller, David Humm, Noam Izenberg, Mary Keller, Frank Morgan, Robert Frouin, Arnold G. Dekker, Royal Gardner, James Goodman, Blake Schaeffer, Bryan Franz, Nima Pahlevan, Antonio G. Mannino, Javier A. Concha, Steven G. Ackleson, Kyle Cavanaugh, Anastasia Romanou, Maria Tzortziou, Emmanuel Boss, Ryan Pavlick, Anthony Freeman, Cecile S. Rousseaux, John Dunne, Matthew C. Long, Eduardo Klein, Galen A. McKinley, Joachim Goes, Ricardo Letelier, Maria Kavanaugh, Mitchell Roffer, Astrid Bracher, Kevin R. Arrigo, Heidi Dierssen, Xiaodong Zhang, Frank W. Davis, Ben Best, Robert Guralnick, John Moisan, Heidi M. Sosik, Raphael Kudela, Colleen B. Mouw, Andrew Barnard, Sherry Palacios, Collin Roesler, Evangelia G. Drakou, Ward Appeltans, Walter Jetz. 2018. Satellite Sensor Requirements for Monitoring Essential Biodiversity Variables of Coastal Ecosystems. Ecological Applications. Ecological Society of America. Vol. 28, Issue 3, April 2018, Pages 749-760 DOI: 10.1002/eap.1682

* Rueda-Roa D, Ezer T, Muller-Karger F. 2018. Description and mechanisms of the mid-year upwelling in the southern caribbean sea from remote sensing and local data. J. Mar. Sci. Eng. 6(2): 36.



* Astor, Y., L. Guzmán, L. Troccoli, L. Lorenzoni, F. Muller-Karger. 2017. Síntesis de las tendencias de los parámetros oceanográficos y ópticos en la estación serie de tiempo CARIACO (enero 7 1996–diciembre 2013). Memoria de la Fundación La Salle de Ciencias Naturales 74 (181- 182).

* Astor, Y.M.,  L. Lorenzoni, L. Guzman, G. Fuentes, F. Muller-Karger, R. Varela, M. Scranton, G. Taylor, R. Thunell. 2017. Distribution and Variability of the Dissolved Inorganic Carbon System in the Cariaco Basin, Venezuela. Marine Chemistry 195, 15-26

* Bode, A., Bange, H. W., Boersma, M., Bresnan, E., Cook, K., Goffart, A., Isensee, K., et al. 2017. North Atlantic Ocean. In What are Marine Ecological Time Series telling us about the ocean? A status report, pp. 55–82. Ed. by T. D. O'Brien, L. Lorenzoni, K. Isensee, and L. Valdés. IOCUNESCO, IOC Technical Series, No. 129. 297 pp.

* Goodwin, K.D., F.E. Muller-Karger, G. Canonico. Integrating marine omics into the marine biodiversity observation network (MBON) in support of the U.N. sustainable development goals (SDG) and agenda 2030. Proceedings of TDWG 1: e2052, doi: 10.3897/tdwgproceedings.1.20521 (2017).

* Lorenzoni, L., O’Brien, T. D., Isensee, K., Benway, H., Muller-Karger, F. E., Thompson, P. A., Lomas, M., et al. 2017. Global Overview. In What are Marine Ecological Time Series telling us about the ocean? A status report, pp. 171–190. Ed. by T. D. O'Brien, L. Lorenzoni, K. Isensee, and L. Valdés. IOC-UNESCO, IOC Technical Series, No. 129. pp 297.

* Lorenzoni, L., D. Rueda, E. Montes, R. Varela, J. Rojas, L. Guzman, Y. Astor, and F. Muller-Karger. 2017. Spatial variability in factors that control the sinking flux of organic and inorganic particles in the Cariaco Basin: a vision from space. International Journal of Remote Sensing. Volume 38, 2017 - Issue 22.

* Lorenzoni, L., R. Varela, D. Rueda, F. Muller-Karger, J. Rojas, L. Guzmán, Y. Astor y E. Montes. 2017. Cambios espaciales y estacionales en la hidrografía y biogeoquímica de la región de la Fosa de Cariaco. Memoria de la Fundación La Salle de Ciencias Naturales Vol. 74 (2014) Nº 181-182: 103-124.

*Laureano-Rosario, Abdiel, Julián E. García-Rejón, Salvador Gómez-Carro, José A. Farfan-Ale, and Frank E. Muller-Karger. 2017. Modelling dengue fever risk in the State of Yucatan, Mexico using regional-scale satellite-derived Sea Surface Temperature. Acta Tropica. 172. 50–57.

* Laureano-Rosario AE, Symonds EM, Rueda-Roa D, Otis D, Muller-Karger F.E 2017. Environmental Factors Correlated with Culturable Enterococci Concentrations in Tropical Recreational Waters: A Case Study in Escambron Beach, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2017, 14, 1602.

* Marengo J., Nunes LH, Souza CR, Harari J, Muller-Karger F, Greco R, Hosokawa E, Tabushi E, Merrill SB, Reynolds CJ, Pelling M, Alves L, Aragao L, Chou SC, Moreira F, Paterson S, Lockman J, Gray A. "A Globally-Deployable Strategy for Co-Development of Adaptation Preferences to Sea-Level Rise: The Public Participation Case of Santos, Brazil", Natural Hazards, 09 April 2017, DOI 10.1007/s11069-017-2855-x

* Marengo, J., Muller-Karger, F., Pelling, M, Reynolds, CJ, Merrill, S.B., Nunes, L.H., Paterson, S., Gray A.J., Lockman, J.T., Kartez, J.,  Moreira, F. A., R. Greco5, J. Harari9, C. R. G. Souza10, L. M. Alves11, E. K. Hosokawa12, E. K. Tabuchi13 An Integrated Framework to Analyze Local Decision Making and Adaptation to Sea Level Rise in Coastal Regions in Selsey (UK), Broward County (USA), and Santos (Brazil) 2017. American Journal of Climate Change. Vol.06, No.02, 2017.  10.4236/ajcc.2017.62021

* Marquez, Arístides, Andrew Dale, Luis Troccoli Ghinaglia, Fabiola López Monroy, William Senior, Aida Ríos, Frank Muller Karger, Yrene Astor, Ramón Varela. 2017. Carbon regeneration in the Cariaco Basin, Venezuela. Brazilian Journal of Oceanography. 65(1).

* McCarthy, Matthew J., Kaitlyn E. Colna, Mahmoud M. El-Mezayen, Abdiel E. Laureano-Rosario, Pablo Méndez-Lázaro, Frank E. Muller-Karger, Daniel B. Otis, Gerardo Toro-Farmer, Maria Vega-Rodriguez. 2017. Satellite Remote Sensing for Coastal Management: A Review of Successful Applications. Environmental Management. DOI 10.1007/s00267-017-0880-x.

* Méndez-Lázaro, P., Muller-Karger, F.E., Otis, D., McCarthy, Matthew J., and Rodríguez, Ernesto. 2017. A heat vulnerability index to improve urban public health management in San Juan Puerto Rico. International Journal of Biometeorology. doi:10.1007/s00484-017-1319-z.

* Muller-Karger, F., Digna Rueda-Roa, Francisco Chavez, Maria Kavanaugh, and Mitchell A. Roffer. 2017. Megaregions Among the Large Marine Ecosystems of the Americas. Environmental Development.

* Muller-Karger, F. E., Piola, A., Verheye, H.M., O’Brien, T. D., and Lorenzoni, L. 2017. South Atlantic Ocean. In What are Marine Ecological Time Series telling us about the ocean? A status report, 8 pp. 83–96. Ed. by T. D. O'Brien, L. Lorenzoni, K. Isensee, and L. Valdés. IOC-UNESCO, IOC Technical Series, No. 129. 297 pp.

* Naidu, Roselyn, Frank Muller-Karger, and Mathew McCarthy. 2017. Mapping of Benthic Habitats in Komave, Coral Coast Using WorldView-2 Satellite Imagery. In: Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Strategies for Coastal Communities. Climate Change Management. Springer, Cham. p. 337-355.

* Neuer, Susanne, Heather Benway, Nicholas Bates, Craig Carlson, Matthew Church, Michael DeGrandpre, John P. Dunne, Ricardo Letelier, Michael Lomas, Laura Lorenzoni, Frank Muller Karger, Mary Jane Perry, and Paul D. Quay. 2017. Monitoring ocean change in the 21st Century. Eos. 98. AGU.

*Romero, Isabel C., Gerardo Toro-Farmer, Arne-R Diercks, Patrick Schwing, Frank Muller-Karger, Steven Murawski, and David J. Hollander. 2017. Large-scale deposition of weathered oil in the Gulf of Mexico following a deep-water oil spill. Environmental Pollution, Vol. 228, Sept. 2017, Pages 179-189.

* Ross, A. R. S., Perry, R. I., Christian, J. R., O’Brien, T. D., Lorenzoni, L., Muller-Karger, F. E., Crawford, W. R., et al. 2017. North Pacific. In What are Marine Ecological Time Series telling us about the ocean? A status report, pp. 153–169. Ed. by T. D. O'Brien, L. Lorenzoni, K. Isensee, and L. Valdés. IOC-UNESCO, IOC Technical Series, No. 129. 297 pp.

*Rueda-Roa D, Mendoza J, Muller-Karger F, Cárdenas JJ, Achury A, Astor Y, 2017. Spatial variability of Spanish sardine (Sardinella aurita) abundance as related to the upwelling cycle off the southeastern Caribbean Sea. PLoS One, 12(6).

* SOCCR-2. 2017. The 2nd State of the Carbon Cycle Report. U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC, USA, 849 pp. [F. Mueller-Karger is a Contributing Author].

* USGCRP, 2017: Climate Science Special Report: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume I [Wuebbles, D.J., D.W. Fahey, K.A. Hibbard, D.J. Dokken, B.C. Stewart, and T.K. Maycock (eds.)]. U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC, USA, 470 pp. [F. Mueller Karger is a Contributing Author].

* Wowk, Kateryna, Larry McKinney, Frank Muller-Karger, Russell Moll, Susan Avery, Elva Escobar Briones, David Yoskowitz, and Richard McLaughlin. 2017. Evolving Academic Culture to Meet Societal Needs. Palgrave Communications. 3:35, 7pp.


* Guzmán L, Varela R, Muller-Karger F, Lorenzoni L. 2016. Bio-optical characteristics of a red tide induced by Mesodinium rubrum in the Cariaco Basin, Venezuela. Journal of Marine Systems. 160

* Kavanaugh, M.T., Oliver, M J., Chavez, F. P., Letelier, R.M., Muller-Karger, F.E., Doney, S.C. 2016. Seascapes as a new vernacular for ocean monitoring, management and conservation. ICES Journal of Marine Science. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsw086.

Liu, Y., S.-K. Lee, D. B. Enfield, B. A. Muhling, J. T. Lamkin, F. E. Muller-Karger, and M. A. Roffer, 2016: Past and future climate variability in the Intra-Americas Sea and its impact on the marine ecosystem and fisheries, US CLIVAR Variations, Vol. 14, No. 1, 27-32.

* Montes, Enrique, Frank Muller-Karger, Michael W. Lomas, Andrés Cianca, Laura Lorenzoni, Sennai Habtes. Decadal variability in the oxygen inventory of North Atlantic Subtropical Underwater captured by sustained, long-term oceanographic time-series observations. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. DOI 10.1002/2015GB005183.

* Muhling, Barbara A., Richard Brill, John T. Lamkin, Mitchell A. Roffer, Sang-Ki Lee, Yanyun Liu, Frank Muller-Karger. 2016. Projections of future habitat use by Atlantic bluefin tuna: mechanistic vs. correlative distribution models. ICES Journal of Marine Science. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsw215.

* O'Connor, Brendan S., Frank E. Muller-Karger, Redwood W. Nero, Chuanmin Hu, Ernst B. Peebles. 2016. The role of Mississippi River discharge in offshore phytoplankton blooming in the 9 northeastern Gulf of Mexico during August 2010. Remote Sensing of Environment. Volume 173. Pages 133–144. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.11.004.

* Soto, Inia, Frank E. Muller-Karger, Chuanmin Hu, Jennifer Wolny. 2016. Characterization of Karenia brevis blooms on the West Florida Shelf using ocean color satellite imagery: Implications for bloom maintenance and evolution. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing. 11(1), 012002. doi:10.1117/1.JRS.11.012002.

* Toro-Farmer, Gerardo, Frank E. Muller-Karger, Maria Vega-Rodríguez, Nelson Melo, Kimberly Yates, Sergio Cerdeira-Estrada, and Stanley R. Herwitz. 2016. Characterization of Available Light for Seagrass and Patch Reef Productivity in Sugarloaf Key, Lower Florida Keys. Remote Sens. 2016, 8(2), 86; doi:10.3390/rs8020086. Valente, A., et al. 2016. A compilation of global bio-optical in situ data for ocean-colour satellite applications. Earth System Science Data (ESSD). 8, 235-252, doi:10.5194/essd-8-235-2016.

* Zhang, M., D. English, C. Hu, P. Carlson, F. E. Muller-Karger, G. Toro-Farmer, S. R. Herwitz. 2016. Short-term changes of remote sensing reflectance in a shallow-water environment: observations from repeated airborne hyperspectral measurements, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 37:7, 1620-1638, DOI:10.1080/01431161.2016.1159746.


* Barnes, BB, P Hallock, C Hu, F Muller-Karger, DA Palandro, C Walter, R Zepp. 2015. Prediction of coral bleaching in the Florida Keys using remotely sensed data. Coral Reefs. DOI 10.1007/s00338-015-1258-2

Goni, Gustavo J., Joaquin A. Trinanes, Amy MacFadyen, Davida Streett, María Josefina Olascoaga, Marc L. Imhoff, Frank Muller-Karger, Mitchell A. Roffer. 2015. Variability of the Deepwater Horizon Surface Oil Spill Extent and Its Relationship to Varying Ocean Currents and Extreme Weather Conditions. In: (Matthias Ehrhardt, Editor) Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Simulation of Oil Pollution Problems. The Reacting Atmosphere Volume 2, 2015, pp 1-22.

* Irwin, A.J., Z.V. Finkel, F.E. Muller-Karger, and L. Troccoli. 2015. Phytoplankton adapt to changing ocean environments, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 112:5762-5766. doi:10.1073/pnas.1421475112.

* Liu, Y., S.-K. Lee, D. B. Enfield, B. A. Muhling, J. T. Lamkin, F. E. Muller-Karger, and M. A. Roffer, 2015: Potential impact of climate change on the Intra-Americas Seas: Part-1. A dynamic downscaling of the CMIP5 model projections. J. Marine Syst., 148, 56-69, doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2015.01.007.

* MacDonald, I. R., O. Garcia-Pineda, A. Beet, S. Daneshgar Asl, L. Feng, G. Graettinger, D. FrenchMcCay, J. Holmes, C. Hu, F. Huffer, I. Leifer, F. Muller-Karger, A. Solow, M. Silva, and G. Swayze. 2015. Natural and unnatural oil slicks in the Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 120, 8364–8380, doi:10.1002/2015JC011062.

* McCarthy, M., E. Merton, and F. Muller-Karger. 2015. Improved coastal wetland mapping using very-high 2-meter spatial resolution imagery. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. Volume 40, Pages 11–18.

* Muhling B. A., Y. Liu, S.-K. Lee, J. T. Lamkin, M. A. Roffer, F. Muller-Karger and J. F. Walter, 2015: Potential impact of climate change on the Intra-Americas Seas: Part-2. Implications for Atlantic bluefin tuna and skipjack tuna adult and larval habitats. J. Marine Syst., 148, 1-13, doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2015.01.010.

* Muller-Karger, Frank E., Joseph P. Smith, Sandra Werner, Robert Chen, Mitchell Roffer, Yanyun Liu, Barbara Muhling, David Lindo-Atichati, John Lamkin, Sergio Cerdeira-Estrada, and David B. Enfield. 2015. Natural Variability of Surface Oceanographic Conditions in the Offshore Gulf of Mexico. Progress in Oceanography. 10.1016/j.pocean.2014.12.007.

* Pinckney, James L., Claudia R. Benitez-Nelson, Robert C. Thunell, Frank Muller-Karger, Laura Lorenzoni, Luis Troccoli, and Ramon Varela. 2015. Phytoplankton community structure and depth distribution changes in the Cariaco Basin between 1996 and 2010. Deep-Sea Research Part I. Vol. 101. pp. 27-37. DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr.2015.03.004.

* Santamaría-del-Angel, Eduardo, Inia Soto, Roberto Millán-Nuñez, Adriana González-Silvera, Jennifer Wolny, Sergio Cerdeira-Estrada, Ramón Cajal-Medrano, Frank Muller-Karger, Jennifer Cannizzaro, Yolo Xochitl Sarita Padilla-Rosas, Alfredo Mercado-Santana, Maria Fernanda Gracia-Escobar, Porfirio Alvarez-Torres, Mary Carmen Ruiz-de-la-Torre. 2015. Phytoplankton Blooms: New Initiative using Marine Optics as a Basis for Monitoring Programs. In: Coastal Ecosystems: Experiences and Recommendations for Environmental Monitoring Programs. Maria-Teresa Sebastiá (Editor). Nova Science Publishers.

* Soto, Inia M., Jennifer Cannizzaro, Frank E. Muller-Karger, Chuanmin Hu, Jennifer Wolny, Dmitry Goldgof. 2015. Evaluation and optimization of remote sensing techniques for detection of Karenia brevis blooms on the west Florida shelf. Remote Sensing of Environment. Remote Sensing of Environment (2015), pp. 239-254. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2015.09.026

* Torres, Hannah; Frank Muller-Karger, David Keys; Heather Thornton; Mark Luther, and Kamal Alsharif. 2015. Whither the U.S. National Ocean Policy Implementation Plan? Marine Policy. Volume 53, March 2015, Pages 198–212.

* Turk, D., K. K. Yates, M. Vega-Rodriguez, G. Toro-Farmer, C. L’Esperance, N. Melo, D. Ramsewak, S. Cerdeira Estrada, F. E. Muller-Karger, S. R. Herwitz, W. R. McGillis. 2015. Community metabolism in shallow coral reef and seagrass ecosystems, Lower Florida Keys. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 538, 35-52.

* Vega-Rodriguez M, Müller-Karger FE, Hallock P, Quiles-Perez GA, Eakin CM, et al. 2015. Influence of water-temperature variability on stony coral diversity in Florida Keys patch reefs. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 528:173-186. Doi: 10.3354/meps11268.

* Zhang, Minwei, Chuanmin Hu, David English, Paul Carlson, Frank E. Muller-Karger, Gerardo ToroFarmer, and Stanley R. Herwitz. 2015. Atmospheric Correction of AISA Measurements Over the Florida Keys Optically Shallow Waters: Challenges in Radiometric Calibration and Aerosol Selection IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, VOL. 8, NO. 8, DOI: 10.1109/JSTARS.2015.2437326.


* Bates, Nicholas R., Yrene M. Astor, Matthew J. Church, John E. Dore, Melchor Gonzalez-Davila, Laura Lorenzoni, Frank Muller-Karger, Jon Olafsson, Magdalena Santana-Casiano. 2014. Changing Ocean Chemistry: A time-series view of ocean uptake of anthropogenic CO2 and ocean acidification. Oceanography. Vol. 27 (1) 126–141. DOI: 10.5670/oceanog.2014.16.

* Habtes, Sennai, Frank E. Muller-Karger, Mitchell A. Roffer, John T. Lamkin, Barbara A. Muhling. 2014. A comparison of sampling methods for larvae of medium and large epipelagic fish species during spring SEAMAP ichthyoplankton surveys in the Gulf of Mexico. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. 12:86-101. DOI: 10.4319/lom.2014.12.86.

* Johns, E. M., B. A. Muhling, R. C. Perez, F. E. Müller-Karger, N. Melo, R. H. Smith, J. T. Lamkin, T. L. Gerard and E. Malca. 2014. Amazon River water in the northeastern Caribbean Sea and its effect on larval reef fish assemblages during April 2009. Fisheries Oceanography. DOI: 10.1111/fog.12082.

* Liu, Gang, Scott F. Heron, C. Mark Eakin, Frank F. Muller-Karger, Maria Vega-Rodriguez, Liane S. Guild, Jacqueline L. De La Cour, Erick F. Geiger, William J. Skirving, Timothy F.R. Burgess, Alan E. Strong, Andy Harris, Eileen Maturi, Alexander Ignatov, John Sapper, Jianke Li, Susan Lynds. 2014. Reef-scale Thermal Stress Monitoring of Coral Ecosystems: New 5-km Global Products from NOAA Coral Reef Watch. Remote Sensing. 6, 11579-11606; doi:10.3390/rs61111579.

* Méndez-Lázaro Pablo, Frank E. Muller-Karger, Daniel Otis, Matthew J. McCarthy, and Marisol Peña-Orellana. 2014. Assessing Climate Variability Effects on Dengue Incidence in San Juan, Puerto Rico. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 11(9), 9409- 9428; doi:10.3390/ijerph110909409.

Muller-Karger, F.E., M.T. Kavanaugh, E. Montes, W.M. Balch, M. Breitbart, F.P. Chavez, S.C. Doney, E.M. Johns, R.M. Letelier, M.W. Lomas, H.M. Sosik, and A.E. White. 2014. A framework for a marine biodiversity observing network within changing continental shelf seascapes. Oceanography 27(2):18–23,

* Pérez-Santos, Iván, Wolfgang Schneider, Arnoldo Valle-Levinson, José Garcés-Vargas, Inia Soto, Raúl Montoya-Sánchez, Nelson González, and Frank Müller-Karger. 2014. Chlorophyll-a patterns and mixing process in the Yucatan Basin, Caribbean Sea. Ciencias Marinas. Mexico. Ciencias Marinas. 40(1): 11-31.

* Scranton, Mary I., Gordon T. Taylor, Robert Thunell, Claudia R. Benitez-Nelson, Frank MullerKarger, Kent Fanning, Laura Lorenzoni, Enrique Montes, Ramon Varela, and Yrene Astor. 2014. Interannual and subdecadal variability in the nutrient geochemistry of the Cariaco Basin. Oceanography. Vol. 27 (1):148–159,

* Wall, C.C., P. Simard, M. Lindemuth, C. Lembke, D.F. Naar, C. Hu, B.B. Barnes, F.E. Muller-Karger, and D.A. Mann (2014). Temporal and spatial mapping of red grouper (Epinephelus morio) sound production. Journal of Fish Biology. 85(5): 1469-1487. doi: 10.1111/jfb.12500


* Astor, Y.M., Lorenzoni, L.B, Thunell, R., Varela, R., Muller-Karger, F., Troccoli, L., Taylor, G.T., Scranton, M.I., Tappa, E., Rueda, D. 2013. Interannual variability in sea surface temperature and fCO2 changes in the Cariaco Basin. Deep-Sea Research II, special issue of Ocean Biogeochemistry Time Series Research. Doi 10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.01.002.

* Barón-Aguilar, C. C., Rhody, N. R., Brennan, N. P., Main, K. L., Peebles, E. B. and Muller-Karger, F. E. 2013, Influence of temperature on yolk resorption in common snook Centropomus undecimalis (Bloch, 1792) larvae. Aquaculture Research. doi: 10.1111/are.12323

* Bout-Roumazeilles, Viviane, Armelle Riboulleau, Eric Armynot du Châtelet, Laura Lorenzoni, Nicolas Tribovillard, Richard W. Murray, Frank Müller-Karger, Yrene M. Astor. 2013. Clay mineralogy of surface sediments as a tool for deciphering river contributions to the Cariaco Basin (Venezuela). Journal of Geophysical Research. DOI: 10.1002/jgrc.20079.

* Church, Matthew J., Michael W. Lomas, and Frank Muller-Karger. 2013. Sea Change: Charting the course for biogeochemical ocean time series research in a new millennium. Deep-Sea Research II, special issue of Ocean Biogeochemistry Time Series Research. 93:2–15. ISSN 0967-0645,

* Le, Chengfeng, Chuanmin Hu, Jennifer Cannizzaro, David English, Frank Muller-Karger, Zhongping Lee. 2013. Evaluation of chlorophyll-a remote sensing algorithms for an optically complex estuary. Remote Sensing of Environment. 129. 75–89.

* Lorenzoni, Laura, Gordon T. Taylor, Claudia Benitez-Nelson, Dennis Hansell, Robert Masserini, Enrique Montes, Kent Fanning, Ramón Varela, Yrene Astor, Laurencia Guzmán, and Frank E. Muller-Karger. 2013. Spatial and seasonal variability of dissolved organic matter in the Cariaco Basin. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences. (118:2):951–962. DOI: 10.1002/jgrg.20075

* Montes, Enrique, Mark Altabet, Frank Muller-Karger, Mary Scranton, Laura Lorenzoni, and Yrene Astor. 2013. Biogenic nitrogen gas production at the oxic-anoxic interface in the Cariaco Basin, Venezuela. Biogeosciences. Biogeosciences, 10, 267-279, doi:10.5194/bg-10-267-2013.

* Montes, Enrique, Robert Thunell, Frank E. Muller-Karger, Eric Tappa, Laura Lorenzoni, Luis Troccoli, Yrene Astor, Ramón Varela. 2013. Sources of δ15N variability in sinking particulate nitrogen in the Cariaco Basin, Venezuela. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. 93:96–107. ISSN 0967-0645,

* Muller-Karger, F.; Roffer, M.; Walker, N.; Oliver, M.; Schofield, O.; Abbott, M.; Graber, H.; Leben, R.; Goni, G.. 2013. Satellite Remote Sensing in Support of an Integrated Ocean Observing System. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Magazine, IEEE , vol.1, no.4, pp.8,18, Dec. 2013.

* Muller-Karger F., M. Roffer, N. Walker, M. Oliver, O. Schofield, M. Abbott, H. Graber, R. Leben. 2013. Satellite Remote Sensing in Support of IOOS Remote Sensing Observations for the IOOS Global and Coastal Ocean Regional Associations, US IOOS Summit Community White Paper. Muller-Karger, Frank. 2013. Remote Sensing Applications to Ocean and Human Health. Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology.

* Muller-Karger, F., L. Lorenzoni, E. Montes, G. Taylor, B. Thunell, M. Scranton, C. Benitez-Nelson, Y. Astor, R. Varela, L. Troccoli, and K. Fanning. 2013. The CARIACO Ocean Time-Series: 18 years of international collaboration in ocean biogeochemistry and ecological research. Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry News.

* Muller-Karger, Frank, Gordon T. Taylor, Yrene Astor, Robert C. Thunell, Mary I. Scranton, Ramon Varela, Luis Troccoli Ghinaglia, Laura Lorenzoni, Enrique Montes, Kent A. Fanning, Claudia Benitez-Nelson. 2013. The CARIACO Basin Ocean Time-Series. Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone (LOICZ) INPRINT. 2013/1.

* Mutshinda, Crispin M., Luis Troccoli-Ghinaglia, Zoe V Finkel, Frank E Muller-Karger, Andrew J Irwin. 2013. Environmental control of the dominant phytoplankton in the Cariaco basin: a hierarchical Bayesian approach. Marine Biology Research. 9: 247-261.

* Peloquin, J., Swan, C., Gruber, N., Vogt, M., Claustre, H., Ras, J., Uitz, J., Barlow, R., Behrenfeld, M., Bidigare, R., Dierssen, H., Ditullio, G., Fernandez, E., Gallienne, C., Gibb, S., Goericke, R., Harding, L., Head, E., Holligan, P., Hooker, S., Karl, D., Landry, M., Letelier, R., Llewellyn, C. A., Lomas, M., Lucas, M., Mannino, A., Marty, J.-C., Mitchell, B. G., Muller-Karger, F., Nelson, N., O'Brien, C., Prezelin, B., Repeta, D., Jr. Smith, W. O., Smythe-Wright, D., Stumpf, R., Subramaniam, A., Suzuki, K., Trees, C., Vernet, M., Wasmund, N., and Wright, S.: 2013. The MAREDAT global database of high performance liquid chromatography marine pigment measurements, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 5, 109-123, doi:10.5194/essd-5-109-2013.

* Rueda-Roa, D. T., and F. E. Muller-Karger. 2013. The Southern Caribbean Upwelling System: Sea surface temperature, wind forcing and chlorophyll concentration patterns, Deep Sea Res., Part I. Volume 78, August 2013, Pages 102–114. DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr.2013.04.008.

* Taylor, Phil, Erik Hankin, Lora Clark, Jana Davis, Scott Doney, Robert Gagosian, Miriam Kastner, Margaret Leinen, Frank Muller-Karger, Susan Roberts, Martin Visbeck, and Robert Weller. 2013. Ocean Research and Education Are Foundations for Economic Growth. AGU Ocean Policy Statement.

* Zhao, Jun, Brian Barnes, Nelson Melo, David English, Brian Lapointe, Frank Muller-Karger, Blake Schaeffer, Chuanmin Hu. 2013. Assessment of satellite-derived diffuse attenuation coefficients and euphotic depths in south Florida coastal waters. Remote Sensing of Environment.


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