Publications

Nicolas Rivas, Dalton Hesley, Madeline Kaufman, Joseph Unsworth, Martine D’Alessandro, Diego Lirman (2021). “Developing best practices for the restoration of massive corals and the mitigation of predation impacts: influences of physical protection, colony size, and genotype on outplant mortality.” https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00338-021-02127-5  

Joseph D. Unsworth, Dalton Hesley, Martine D Alessandro, Diego Lirman (2021).
“Outplanting optimized: developing a more efficient coral attachment technique using Portland cement.” https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/rec.13299

Madeline L. Kaufman, Emily Watkins, Ruben van Hooidonk, Andrew C. Baker, Diego Lirman (2021).“Thermal history influences lesion recovery of the threatened Caribbean staghorn coral Acropora cervicornis under heat stress.” https://miami.pure.elsevier.com/en/publications/thermal-history-influences-lesion-recovery-of-the-threatened-cari

Drury C, Schopmeyer S, Goergen E, et al. Genomic patterns in Acropora cervicornis show extensive population structure and variable genetic diversity. Ecol Evol. (2017)7:6188–6200. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.3184

Schopmeyer, S.A., Lirman, D., Bartels, E. et al. Coral Reefs (2017) 36:1047. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00338-017-1596-3

Hesley, D., D. Burdeno, C. Drury, S. Schopmeyer and D. Lirman (2017). “Citizen science benefits coral reef restoration activities.” Journal of Nature Conservation. Doi: 10.1016/j.jnc.2017.09.001.

Drury, C, D. Manzello, and D. Lirman. 2017. Genotype and local environment dynamically influence growth, disturbance response and survivorship in the threatened coral Acropora cervicornis. PloS ONE, doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0174000.

Lirman, D. and S. Schopmeyer. 2016. Ecological solutions to reef degradation: optimizing coral restoration in the Caribbean and Western Atlantic. PeerJ 4:e2597, DOI 10.7717/peerj.2597.

Johnson, M., Lustic, E., Bartels, E., Baums, I., Gilliam, D., Learson, L., … Schopmeyer, S. (2011). Caribbean Acropora Restoration Guide: Best Practices for Propagation and Population Enhancement. Arlington, VA.  http://reefresilience.org/article-summaries/caribbean-acroporarestoration-guide-best-practices-for-propagation-and-population-enhancement/#