Cohen Lab


Thomas M. DeCarlo, Anne L. Cohen, Hannah C. Barkley, Quinn Cobban, Charles Young, Kathryn E. Shamberger, Russell E. Brainard, and Yimnang Golbuu (2015) Coral macrobioerosion is accelerated by ocean acidification and Nutrients, GEOLOGY, v. 43; no. 1; p. 7–10. download pdf of article

Thomas M. DeCarlo, Glenn A. Gaetani, Michael Holcomb, Anne L. Cohen (2015) Experimental determination of factors controlling U/Ca of aragonite precipitated from seawater: Implications for interpreting coral skeleton. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 162 (2015) 151–165. download pdf of article

Hannah C. Barkley, Anne L. Cohen, Yimnang Golbuu, Victoria R. Starczak, Thomas M. DeCarlo, Kathryn E. F. Shamberger (2015) Changes in coral reef communities across a natural gradient in seawater pH, Sci. Adv. 2015;1:e1500328. download pdf of article

DeCarlo, T.M., K. B. Karnauskas, K. A. Davis, and G. T. F. Wong (2015), Climate modulates internal wave activity in the Northern South China Sea, Geophys. Res.Lett., 42, 831–838, doi:10.1002/2014GL062522. download pdf of article

X.T. Wang, D.M. Sigman, A.L. Cohen, D.J. Sinclair, R.M. Sherrell, M.A. Weigand, D.V. Erler, H. Ren (2015) Isotopic composition of skeleton-bound organic nitrogen in reef-building symbiotic corals: A new method and proxy evaluation at Bermuda. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 148 (2015) 179–190. download pdf of article

Shamberger, K.E.F, Cohen, A.L., Golbuu, y., McCorkle, D.C., Lentz, S.J., Barkley, H.C. (2014)Diverse coral communities in naturally acidified waters of a Western Pacific reef. Geophysical Research Letters, Volume 41, Issue 2: 1-6. download pdf of article

White, M.M., Mullineaux, L.S., McCorkel, D.C., Cohen, A.L. (2014) Elevated pCO2 exposure during fertilization of the bay scallop Argopecten irradians reduces larval survival but not subsequent shell size. Marine Ecology Progress, Series 498: 173–186. download pdf of article

Kristopher B. Karnauskas, Anne L. Cohen, and Elizabeth J. Drenkard (2014) Comment on “Equatorial Pacific coral geochemical records show recent weakening of the Walker circulation” by J. Carilli et al. Paleoceanography, 30, doi:10.1002/ 2014PA002753. download pdf of article

Casey Saenger, Zhengrong Wang, Glenn Gaetani, Anne Cohen, Janice M. Lough (2013) The influence of temperature and vital effects on magnesium isotope variability in Porites and Astrangia corals. Chemical Geology, 360–361 (2013) 105–117. download pdf of article

Maxwell B. Kaplan, T. Aran Mooney, Daniel C. McCorkle, Anne L. Cohen (2013) Adverse Effects of Ocean Acidification on Early Development of Squid (Doryteuthis pealeii). PLos 1. download pdf of article

*Derse-Crook, E., Cohen, A.L., Rebolledo-Vieyra, M., Hernandez, L., Paytan., A. (2013) Reduced calcification and lack of acclimatization by coral colonies growing in areas of persistent natural acidification. PNAS, 110(27), 11044-11049. doi/10.1073/pnas.1301589110. download pdf of article

Wang Zhengrong, Glenn Gaetani, Chao Liu, Anne Cohen. (2013) Oxygen isotope fractionation between aragonite and seawater: Developing a novel kinetic oxygen isotope fractionation model, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 117, 15 September 2013, Pages 232-251, ISSN 0016-7037, 10.1016/j.gca.2013.04.025.  ( download pdf of article

*Kaplan MB, Mooney TA, McCorkle DC, Cohen AL (2013) Adverse Effects of Ocean Acidification on Early Development of Squid (Doryteuthis pealeii). PLoS ONE 8(5): e63714. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0063714 download pdf of article

*Drenkard, E., Cohen, A.L., McCorkle D.C., de Putron S.J., Zicht, A., Starzcak, V. (2013) The Impact of Heterotrophic Feeding on the Coral Calcification Response to Ocean Acidification. Coral Reefs, DOI 10.1007/s00338-013-1021-5 download pdf of article

Wang, Z; Hu, P; Gaetani, G; Liu, C; Saenger, C; Cohen, A; Hart, S. (2013) Experimental calibration of Mg isotope fractionation between aragonite and seawater.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta vol. 102 p. 113-123 download pdf of article

*White MM, McCorkle DC, Mullineaux LS, Cohen AL (2013) Early Exposure of Bay Scallops (Argopecten irradians) to High CO2 Causes a Decrease in Larval Shell Growth. PLoS ONE 8(4): e61065. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0061065 download pdf of article

*Holcomb, M., Cohen, A.L., McCorkle, D.C. (2013) An evaluation of staining techniques for marking daily growth in scleractinian corals. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 440(126 – 131) download pdf of article

*Vásquez-Bedoya, L. F., A. L. Cohen, D. W. Oppo, and P. Blanchon (2012), Corals record persistent multidecadal SST variability in the Atlantic Warm Pool since 1775AD, Paleoceanography, doi:10.1029/2012PA002313. download pdf of article

Karnauskas, K.B. and Cohen, A.L. (2012), Equatorial refuge amid tropical warming. Nature Climate Change, 2012; DOI: 10.1038/nclimate1499

*Holcomb, M., Cohen, A. L., McCorkle, D. C. (2012) An investigation of the calcification response of the scleractinian coral Astrangia poculata to elevated pCO2 and the effects of nutrients, zooxanthellae and gender, Biogeosciences, 9, 29-39, doi:10.5194/bg-9-29-2012 download pdf of article

John M. Pandolfi, Sean R. Connolly, Dustin J. Marshall, Anne L. Cohen (2011). Projecting Coral Reef Futures Under Global Warming and Ocean Acidification. Science, 333, 418 (2011) download pdf of article

Glenn A. Gaetani, Anne L. Cohen, Zhengrong Wang, John Crusius (2011). Rayleigh-based, multi-element coral thermometry: A biomineralization approach to developing climate proxies. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75 (2011) 1920-1932 download pdf of article

S. J. de Putron, D. C. McCorkle, A. L. Cohen, A. B. Dillon. (2011) The impact of seawater saturation state and bicarbonate ion concentration on calcification by new recruits of two Atlantic corals. Coral Reefs. DOI 10.1007/s00338-010-0697-z download pdf of article

Cohen A.L. and Gaetani G.A. (2010) Ion Partitioning and the Geochemistry of Coral Skeletons: Solving the Mystery of the “Vital Effect”.  IN: European Mineralogical Union, Notes in Mineralogy:  “On partitioning in low temperature aqueous systems: from fundamentals to applications in climate proxies and environmental geochemistry”  Editors: Manolo Prieto and Heather Stoll download pdf of article

J. B. Ries, A. L. Cohen, D. C. McCorkle. (2010) A nonlinear calcification response to CO2-induced ocean acidification by the coral Oculina arbuscula. Coral Reefs. DOI 10.1007/s00338-010-0632-3 download pdf of article

Holcomb M.C., McCorkle D.C., Cohen A.L.(2010) Long-term effects of nutrient and CO2 enrichment on the temperate coral Astrangia poculata (Ellis and Solander 1786), Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 386 (2010) 27–33 download pdf of article

Cohen A.L., and Holcomb M. (2009). Why Corals Care About Ocean Acidification: Uncovering the Mechanism. Oceanography. Vol. 22, No. 4, 118-127. download pdf of article

Cohen A.L., McCorkle D.C. and de Putron S. (2009). Compositonal and morphological changes in the skeletons of juvenile corals reared in acidified seawater: insights into the biomineralization response to ocean acidification, Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, Vol. 10, No. 7, Q07005, DOI:10.1029/2009GC002411. download pdf of article

Holcomb M, Cohen A, Gabitov R, and Hutter J. (2009). Compositional and morphological features of aragonite precipitated experimentally from seawater and biogenically by corals. Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta, DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2009.04.015, 4166–4179. download pdf of article

Ries J.B., Cohen A.L. and McCorkle D.C. Marine calcifiers exhibit mixed responses to CO2-induced ocean acidification. Geology, Vol. 37; no. 12; p. 1131–1134; DOI: 10.1130/G30210A. download pdf of article

Saenger C.S., Cohen A.L., Oppo D.W., Halley R.B., and Carilli J.E. (2009). Surface-temperature trends and variability in the low-latitude North Atlantic since 1552. Nature Geoscience, Vol. 2, DOI: 10.1038/NGEO552. download pdf of article

Casey Saenger, Anne L. Cohen, Delia W. Oppo, and Dennis Hubbard (2008), Interpreting sea surface temperature from strontium/calcium ratios in Montastrea corals: Link with growth rate and implications for proxy reconstructions, Paleoceanography, Vol. 23, PA3102, doi:10.1029/2007PA001572.  download pdf of article

R.I. Gabitov, G.A. Gaetani, E.B. Watson, A.L. Cohen, H.L. Ehrlich (2008), Experimental determination of growth rate effect on U6+ and Mg2+ partitioning between aragonite and fluid at elevated U6+ concentration, Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 70, p. 4617-4634. download pdf of article

Cohen, A. L., and S. R. Thorrold (2007), Recovery of temperature records from slow-growing corals by fine scale sampling of skeletons, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L17706, doi:10.1029/2007GL030967. download pdf of article

Goodkin, N. F., K. A. Hughen, and A. L. Cohen (2007), A multicoral calibration method to approximate a universal equation relating Sr/Ca and growth rate to sea surface temperature, Paleoceanography, 22, PA1214, doi:10.1029/2006PA001312. download pdf of article

Cohen AL, Gaetani GA, Lundälv T, Corliss BH and George RY (2006), Compositional variability in a cold-water scleractinian, Lophelia pertusa: New insights into “vital effects”, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 7, Q12004, doi:10.1029/2006GC001354 download pdf of article

Gaetani GA, Cohen AL. (2006) Element partitioning during precipitation of aragonite from seawater: a framework for understanding paleoproxies. Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70 4617-4634. download pdf of article

Goodkin, N. F., K. A. Hughen, A. L. Cohen, and S. R. Smith (2005), Record of Little Ice Age sea surface temperatures at Bermuda using a growth-dependent calibration of coral Sr/Ca, Paleoceanography, 20, PA4016, doi:10.1029/2005PA001140 download pdf of article

Z.A. Bond, A.L. Cohen, S.R. Smith, W.J. Jenkins (2005) Growth and composition of high-Mg calcite in the skeleton of a Bermudian gorgonian (Plexaurella dichotoma): Potential for paleothermometry. Geochem. Geophys. Geosys. Vo. 6, No. 8, Q08010 download pdf of article

Cohen AL, Hart SR, (2004) Deglacial sea surface temperatures of the western tropical Pacific: A new look at old coral. Paleoceanography, 19: 1-6 download pdf of article

Cohen AL, Reves-Sohn RA (2004) Tidal Modulation of Sr/Ca in a Pacific Reef Coral. Geophysical Research Letters. Vol. 31, No. 16, L16310 download pdf of article

Cohen AL, McCartney MS, Smith SR, van Etten J (2004) How Brain Corals Record Climate: An Integration of Skeletal Structure, Growth and Chemistry in Diploria labyrinthiformis on Bermuda. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 271:147-158. download pdf of article

Cleveland RA, Cohen AL, Roy R, Singh H, Szabo T (2004) Imaging Coral II: Using Ultrasound to Image Coral Skeleton. Journal of Subsurface Sensing Technologies and Applications 5(1): 43-61 download pdf of article

Cohen AL, McConnaughey TA (2003) A Geochemical Perspective on Coral Mineralization. In: Biomineralization. Dove PM, Weiner S, deYoreo JJ (Eds) Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistrydownload pdf of article

Vol. 54. Cohen AL, Owens KE, Layne GD, Shimizu N (2002). The Effect of Algal Symbiosis on the Accuracy of Sr/Ca paleotemperatures from Coral. Science April 12th 296 (5566):331-333 download pdf of article

Cohen AL, Layne GD, Hart SR, Lobel PS (2001) Kinetic control of skeletal Sr/Ca in a symbiotic coral: implications for the paleotemperature proxy. Paleoceanography, 16(1): 20-26 download pdf of article

Cohen AL, McCartney MS (1999) Seasonally-Resolved records of Oceanic Surface Conditions in Brain Corals from Bermuda. In: Papers on Atlantic Climate Variability, Atlantic Climate Change Program, Office of Global Programs, NOAA

Cohen AL, Hart SR (1997) The Effect of Colony Topography on Climate Signals in Coral Skeleton. Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta, 61(18):3905-3912 download pdf of article

Hart SR, Cohen AL, Ramsay PB (1997) Microscale analysis of Sr/Ca and Ba/Ca in Porites. IN: Lessios, H. A., Macintyre, I.G. (eds). Proceedings of the 8th International Coral Reef Symposium 2:1707-1712 download pdf of article

Cohen AL, Lobel PS, Tomasky GL (1997) A Coral Bleaching Event on Johnston Atoll, north-central Pacific. Biological Bulletin, 193:276-279 download pdf of article

Hart SR, Cohen AL (1996) Sr/Ca in Corals: An Ionprobe Study of Annual Cycles and Microscale Coherence with Other Trace Elements. Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta, 60:3075-3084. download pdf of article

Schumann E.H., Cohen A.L., Jury M.R. (1995),  Coastal sea surface temperature variability along the south coast of Africa and the relation to regional climate, Journal of Marine Research, 53:231-248

Cohen A.L.  and Tyson P.D. (1995),  Holocene Sea Surface Temperatures on the South Coast of Africa: Implications for Terrestrial Climate and Rainfall.  The Holocene, 5(3):304-312

Cohen A.L. (1993), Oceanic Records of Climate Change. News and Views from the Fourth International Conference on Paleoceanography. South African Journal of Science, 89:258-259

Cohen A.L., Parkington J.E., Brundrit G.B., van der Merwe N.J. (1992), A Holocene marine climate record in mollusc shells from the southwest African coast.  Quaternary Research 38:379-85

Cohen A.L. and Branch G.M. (1992),  Geographic changes in the structure and mineralogy of the shell of Patella granularis along the coast of South Africa: implications for palaeotemperature assessments. Paleoecology, Palaeogeography and Palaeoclimatology. download pdf of article

Cohen A.L. (1988),  Isotopic and mineralogical variation in the shells of recent marine molluscs from the western Cape coast of South Africa. South African Journal of Science, 84 (11):917-918

Originally published: January 1, 2003