PUBLICATIONS

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Buffington, K.J., MacKenzie, R.A., Carr, J.A., Apwong, M., Krauss, K.W., & Thorne, K.M. (2021). Mangrove Species’ Response to Sea-Level Rise Across Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. US Geological Survey Open-File (Report 2021-1002), 44 p., doi: 10.3133/ofr20211002

Fortini, L.B., Leopold C.R., Perkins, K.S., Chadwick, O.A., Yelenik, S.G., Jacobi, J.D., Bishaw, K. II, & Gregg, M. (2021). Landscape level effects of invasive plants and animals on water infiltration through Hawaiian tropical forests. Biol Invasions, doi: 10.1007/s10530-021-02494-8

Longman, R.J., Elison Timm, O., Giambelluca, T.W., & Kaiser, L. (2021). A 20-year analysis of disturbance-driven rainfall on Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi. Mon. Weather Rev., 149, 1767-1783. doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-20-0287.1 (pdf)

Barton, K.E., Jones C., Edwards K.F., Shiels, A.B., & Knight, T. (2020). Local adaptation constrains drought tolerance in a tropical foundation tree. J. of Ecology, doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.13354

Elison Timm, O., Li, S., Liu, J., & Beilman, D.W. (2020). On the changing relationship between North Pacific climate variability and synoptic activity over the Hawaiian Islands. Int. J. Climat., doi: 10.1002/joc.6789

Fortini, L. B., C. Leopold, K. Perkins, O. Chadwick, S. Yelenik, J. Jacobi, K. Bishaw, II, M. Gregg, and S. Rosa. 2020. Local to landscape-level controls of water fluxes through Hawaiian forests: Effects of invasive animals and plants on soil infiltration capacity across substrate and moisture gradients. Hawai`i Cooperative Studies Unit Technical Report HCSU-TR095, University of Hawai’i at Hilo, Hilo. (online).

Gesch, D., Palaseanu-Lovejoy, M., Danielson, J., Fletcher, C., Kottermair, M., Barbee, M., & Jalandoni, A. (2020). Inundation exposure assessment for Majuro Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands using a high-accuracy digital elevation model. Remote Sens.12(1), 154. doi: 10.3390/rs12010154

King, R., Higgs III, M., Bautista, K., & Leon, E. (2020). Using Local Early Action Planning (LEAP) to inform Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments – Guam 2019. Pac. Asia Inquiry, 11(1), 107-119 (online).

Longman, R.J., Newman, A.J., Giambelluca, T.W., & Lucas, M. (2020). Characterizing the uncertainty and assessing the value of gap-filled daily rainfall data in Hawaii. J. Appl. Meteorol. Clim., 59, 1261-1276. doi: 10.1175/JAMC-D-20-0007.1 (pdf)

Manner, H.I., Friday, K.S., Haws, M., & Rufus, L. (2020). Agroforestry in the Climate of the Marshall Islands (Green Dashboard): An Interactive Website. Pac. Asia Inquiry, 11(1), 45-77 (online).

Samuel, M.D., Liao, W., Atkinson, C.T., & LaPointe, D.A. (2020). Facilitated adaptation for conservation: Can gene editing save Hawai‘i’s endangered birds from climate driven avian malaria? Bio Conserv.241, 108390. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2019.108390

Steinbach, R.M., Brock, K.C., & Daehler, C.C. (2020) New Island Record for Ochna serrulata on O‘ahu (Ochnaceae). Records of the Hawaii Biological Survey for 2020 (Ed. Evenhuis, N.L.) Bishop Museum Occasional Papers, 137, 3-5. ISSN (online) 2376-3191

Craven, D., Knight, T.M., Barton, K.E., Bialic-Murphy, L., & Chase, J.M. (2019). Dissecting macro-ecological and macro-evolutionary patterns of forest biodiversity across the Hawaiian archipelago. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., doi: 10.1073/pnas.1901954116

Economy, L.M., Wiegner, T. N., Strauch, A.M., Awaya, J.D., & Gerken, T. (2019). Rainfall and streamflow effects on estuarine Staphylococcus aureus and fecal indicator bacteria concentrations. J. Environ. Qual., doi: 10.2134/jeq2019.05.0196

Frazier, A.G., Deenik, J.L., Fujii, N.D., Funderburk, G.R., Giambelluca T.W., Giardina C.P., et al. (2019). Managing Effects of Drought in Hawai‘i and US-Affiliated Pacific Islands. In J.M. Vose, D.L. Peterson, C.H. Luce, T. Patel-Weynand (Eds.),Effects of drought on forests and rangelands in the United States: translating science into management responses (Gen. Tech. Rep. WO-98). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Washington Office. 95-121, doi: 10.2737/WO-GTR-98

King, R., Bautista, K., Higgs, M., & Leon Guerrero, E., (2019). Vulnerability Assessment of Built Infrastructure near Coastal Bays using three Sea Level Rise Scenarios – Guam (Technical Report). Guam: University of Guam. (online)

Krushelnycky, P.D., Felts, J.M., Robichaux, R.H., Barton, K.E., Litton, C.M., & Brown, M.D. (2019). Clinal variation in drought resistance shapes past population declines and future management of a threatened plant. Ecological Monographs, doi: 10.1002/ecm.1398

Thompson, P.R., Widlansky, M.J., Merrifield, M.A., Becker, J.M., & Marra, J.J. (2019). A statistical model for frequency of coastal flooding in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, during the 21st century. JGS Oceans124(4), 2787- 2802. doi: 10.1029/2018JC014741

van der Geest, K., Burkett, M., Fitzpatrick, J., Stege, M., & Wheeler, B. (2019). Marshallese perspectives on migration in the context of climate change. Migration, Environment, and Climate Change Policy Brief Series. (Vol 5). PUB2019/014/EL. ISSN 2410-4930 (online).

Camp, R.J., Berkowitz, S.P., Brink, K.W., Jacobi, J.D., Loh, R., Price, J., Fortini, L.B. (2018). Potential impacts of projected climate change on vegetation-management strategies in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. US Geological Survey Scientific Investigations (Report 2018-5012). 151 p., doi: 10.3133/sir20185012

Craven, D., Knight, T.M., Barton, K.E., Bialic-Murphy, L., Cordell, S., Giardina, C.P., et al. (2018). OpenNahele: the open Hawaiian forest plot database. Biodivers Data J., 6:e28406. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.6.e28406

Laursen, S., Puniwai, N., Genz, A.S., Nash, S.A.B., Canale, L.K., & Ziegler-Chong, S. (2018). Collaboration across worldviews: Managers and scientists on Hawai‘i Island utilize knowledge coproduction to facilitate climate change adaptation. Environ. Manag., doi: 10.1007/s00267-018-1069-7

Mora, C., Spirandelli, D., Franklin, E., Lynham, J., Kantar, M.B., Miles, W., et al. (2018). Broad threat to humanity from cumulative climate hazards intensified by greenhouse gas emissions Nature Clim. Change8, 1062-1071. doi: 10.1038/s41558-018-0315-6

Poppenga, S.K., Palaseanu-Lovejoy, M., Gesch, D.B., Danielson, J.J., & Tyler, D.J. (2018). Evaluating the potential for near-shore bathymetry on the Majuro Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands, using Landsat 8 and WorldView-3 imagery. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations (Report 2018–5024). 14 p., doi: 10.3133/sir20185024

Weijerman, M., Veazey, L., Yee, S., Vaché, K., Delevaux, J.M.S., Donovan, M.K., et al. (2018). Managing local stressors for coral reef condition and ecosystem services delivery under climate scenarios. Front. Mar. Sci., doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00425

Elison Timm, O. (2017). Future warming rates over the Hawaiian Islands based on elevation-dependent scaling factors. Int. J. Climatol.37(S1), 1093-1104. doi: 10.1002/joc.5065

Frazier, A.G., & Giambelluca, T.W. (2017). Spatial trend analysis of Hawaiian rainfall from 1920 to 2012. Int. J. Climatol. 37(5), 2522-2531. doi: 10.1002/joc.4862

Frazier, A.G., Elison Timm, O., Giambelluca, T.W., & Diaz, H.F. (2017). The influence of ENSO, PDO, and PNA on secular rainfall variations in Hawai‘i. Clim. Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-017-4003-4

Habel, S., Fletcher, C.H., Rotzoll, K., & El-Kadi, A.I. (2017). Development of a model to simulate groundwater inundation induced by sea-level rise and high tides in Honolulu, Hawai‘i. Water Res.114, 122-134. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2017.02.035

Kane, H., Fletcher, C., Cochrane, E., Mitrovica, J., Habel, S., & Barbee, M. (2017). Coastal plain stratigraphy records tectonic, environmental, and human habitability changes related to sea-level drawdown, ‘Upolu, Sāmoa. Quaternary Res.87(2), 246-257. doi: 10.1017/qua.2017.2

Kapur, M.R., & Franklin, E.C. (2017). Simulating future climate impacts on tropical fisheries: are contemporary spatial fishery management strategies sufficient? Can. J. Fish. and Aq. Sci.00, 1-16. doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2016-0200

Laio, W., Atkinson, C.T., LaPointe, D.A., Samuel, M.D. (2017). Mitigating future avian malaria threats to Hawaiian forest birds from climate change. PLOS ONE12(1). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0168880

MacKenzie, R.A.,Strauch, A.M., Wiegner, T.N., Colbert, S.L., Stets, E.G. & Streigl, R.G. (2017). Baseline and projected future aquatic carbon fluxes to nearshore waters in Hawai‘i. In P.C. Selmants, C.P. Giardina, J.D. Jacob, Z. Zhu, (Eds.) Baseline and Projected Future Carbon Storage and Carbon Fluxes in Ecosystems of Hawai‘i , (US Geological Survey Professional Paper 1834, pp. 89-105). Reston, VA, US Geological Survey, doi:10.3133/pp1834

Maynard, J.A., Marshall, P.A., Parker, B., Mcleod, E., Ahmadia, G., van Hooidonk, R., et al. (2017). A guide to assessing coral reef resilience: For decision support. UN Environment Programme (Special Report 50). Nairobi, Kenya. ISBN No: 978-92-807-3650-2

Schoepf, V., Jury, C.P., Toonen, R.J., & McCulloch, M. (2017). Coral calcification mechanisms facilitate adaptive responses to ocean acidification. Proc. Biol. Sci.284(1868), 2017-2117. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2017.2117

Sogin, E.M., Putnam, H.M., Nelson, C.E., Anderson, P., & Gates, R.D. (2017). Correspondence of coral holobiont metabolome with symbiotic bacteria, archaea, and Symbiodinium communities. Env. Microbio. Reports9, 310-315. doi: 10.1111/1758-2229.12541

Widlansky, M.J., Marra, J.J., Chowdhury, M.R., Stephens, S.A., Miles, E.R., Fauchereau, N., et al. (2017). Multi-model ensemble sea level forecasts for tropical Pacific islands. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol.56(4), 849-863. doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-16-0284.1

Zhang, C., & Wang, Y. (2017). Projected future changes of tropical cyclone activity over the western North and South Pacific in a 20-km-mesh regional climate model. J. Clim.30(15), 5923-5941. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0597.1

Zhang, C., Hamilton, K., & Wang, Y. (2017). Monitoring and projecting snow on Hawai‘i Island. Earth’s Future5(5), 436–448. doi: 10.1002/2016EF000478

Barnes, M.L., Miura, T., & Giambelluca, T.W. (2016). An assessment of diurnal and seasonal cloud cover changes over the Hawaiian Islands using Terra and Aqua MODIS. J. Climate29, 77–90. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0088.1

Bassiouni, M., Vogel, R.M., & Archfield, S.A. (2016). Panel regressions to estimate low-flow response to rainfall variability in ungaged basins. Water Resour. Res.52(12), 9470–9494. doi: 10.1002/2016WR018718

Jokiel, P.L., Jury, C.P., & Kuffner, I.B. (2016). Coral calcification and ocean acidification. In D. Hubbard (Ed.) Coral Reefs at the Crossroads, (Vol. 6, pp. 7–46). Netherlands, Springer Books, doi:10.1007/978-94-017-7567-0

Jury, C.P., & Jokiel, P.L. (2016). Climate change, ocean chemistry, and the evolution of reefs through time. In D. Hubbard (Ed.) Coral Reefs at the Crossroads, (Vol. 6, pp. 197–224). Netherlands, Springer Books, doi:10.1007/978-94-017-7567-0

Krushelnycky, P.D., Starr, F., Starr K., Longman, R.J., Frazier, A.G., Loope, L.L., & Giambelluca, T.W. (2016). Change in trade wind inversion frequency implicated in the decline of an alpine plant. Climate Change Responses3(1), doi:10.1186/s40665-016-0015-2

Puniwai, N., Gray, S., Lepczyk, C.A., Kapono, A., & Severance, C. (2016). Mapping Ocean Currents Through Human Observations: Insights from Hilo Bay, Hawai‘i. Human Ecol.44(3), 365-374. doi: 10.1007/s10745-016-9822-0

Spirandelli, D.J., Anderson, T.R., Porro, R., & Fletcher, C.H. (2016). Improving adaptation planning for future sea-level rise. J. Planning Ed and Res.36(3), 290-303. doi: 10.1177/0739456X16657160

Van Hooidonk, R., Maynard, J., Tamelander, J., Gove, J., Ahmadia, G., Raymundo, L., et al. (2016). Local-scale projections of coral reef futures and implications of the Paris Agreement. Sci. Rep.6, 39666. doi: 10.1038/srep39666

Zhang, C.-X., Wang, Y., Hamilton, K., & Lauer, A. (2016). Dynamical downscaling of the climate for the Hawaiian Islands. Part I: Present-day. J. Clim.29(8), 3017-3048. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0432.1

Zhang, C.-X., Wang, Y., Hamilton, K., & Lauer, A. (2016). Dynamical downscaling of the climate for the Hawaiian Islands. Part II: Projection for the late 21st century. J. Clim.29(23), 8333-8354. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0038.1

Anderson, T.R., Frazer, L.N., & Fletcher, C.H. (2015). Long-term shoreline change at Kailua, Hawai‘i, using regularized single transect. J. Coastal Res.31(2), 464–476. doi: 10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-13-00202.1

Anderson, T.R., Fletcher, C.H., Barbee, M.M., Frazer, L.N., & Romine, B.M. (2015). Doubling of coastal erosion under rising sea level by mid-century in Hawai‘i. Nat. Hazards78(1), 75-103. doi: 10.1007/s11069-015-1698-6

Elison Timm, O., Giambelluca,T.W., & Diaz, H.F. (2015). Statistical downscaling of rainfall changes in Hawai‘i based on the CMIP5 global model projections. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos.120, 92–112. doi: 10.1002/2014JD022059

Francisco, K., Hart, P.J., Li, J., Cook, E. & Baker, P. (2015). Annual rings in a native Hawaiian tree, Sophora chrysophylla, on Maunakea, Hawai‘i. J. Tropical Ecol.31(6), 567–571. doi: 10.1017/S026646741500036X

Kane, H.H., Fletcher, C.H., Frazer, N.,& Barbee, M. (2015). Critical elevation levels for flooding due to sea-level rise. Regional Environmental Change15(8), 1679–1687. doi: 10.1007/s10113-014-0725-6

Kane, H.H., Fletcher, C.H., Frazer, N., Anderson, T., & Barbee, M. (2015). Modeling sea-level rise vulnerability of coastal environments using ranked management concern. Clim. Change131(2), 349-361. doi: 10.1007/s10584-015-1377-3

Liao, W., Elison Timm, O., Zhang, C., Atkinson, C.T., LaPointe, D.A., & Samuel, M.D. (2015). Will a warmer and wetter future cause extinction of native Hawaiian forest birds? Global Change Bio., doi: 10.1111/gcb.13005

Longman, R.J., Diaz, H.F., & Giambelluca, T.W. (2015). Sustained increase in lower tropospheric subsidence over the central tropical North Pacific drive a decline in high-elevation rainfall in Hawai‘i. J. Climate28(22), 8743–8759. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0006.1

Longman, R.J., Giambelluca, T.W., Nullet, M.A., & Loop, L.L. (2015). Climatology of Haleakala  (The Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit Technical Report No. 193). Honolulu, U. of Hawai‘ at Mānoa.

Maynard, J.A., McKagan, S., Raymundo, L., Johnson, S., Ahmadia, G.N., Johnston, L., et al. (2015). Assessing relative resilience potential of coral reefs to inform management. Biological Conservation192, 109–119. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2015.09.001

Nelson, C.E., Donahue, M.J., Dulaiova, H., Goldberg, S.J., La Valle, F.F., Lubarsky,K., et al. (2015). Fluorescent dissolved organic matter as a multivariate biogeochemical tracer of submarine groundwater discharge in coral reef ecosystems. Marine Chemistry177, 232–243. doi: 10.1016/j.marchem.2015.06.026

Anderson, T.R., & Frazer, L.N. (2014). Towards parsimony in shoreline change prediction (III): B-splines and noise handling. J. Coastal Res.,30(4), 729–742. doi: 10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-13-00032.1

Krushelnycky, P.D. (2014). Evaluating the interacting influences of pollination, seed predation, invasive species and isolation on reproductive success in a threatened alpine plant. PLOS One9(2), doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088948

Longman, R.J., Giambelluca, T.W., Alliss, J., & Barnes, M.L. (2014). Temporal solar radiation change at high elevations in Hawai‘i. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos119, 6022–6033. doi:10.1002/2013JD021322

Cooper, H.M., Fletcher, C.H., Chen, Q., & Barbee, M.M. (2013). Sea-level rise vulnerability mapping for adaptation decisions using LiDAR DEMs. Progress in Phys. Geogr.37(6), 745–766. doi: 10.1177/0309133313496835

Cooper, H.M., Chen, Q., Fletcher, C.H., & Barbee, M.M. (2013). Assessing vulnerability due to sea-level rise in Maui, Hawai‘i, using LiDAR remote sensing and GIS. Climate Change116, 547–563. doi: 10.1007/s10584-012-0510-9

Elison Timm, O., Takahashi, M., Giambelluca, T.W., & Diaz, H.F. (2013). On the relation between large‐scale circulation pattern and heavy rain events over the Hawaiian Islands: Recent trends and future changes. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos.118, 4129–4141. doi: 10.1002/jgrd.50314

Krushelnycky, P.D., Loope, L.L., Giambelluca, T.W., Starr, F., Starr, K., Drake, D.R., et al. (2013). Climate-associated population declines reverse recovery and threaten future of an iconic high-elevation plant. Global Change Bio19, 911–922. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12111

Lauer, A., Zhang, C., Elison Timm, O., Wang, Y., & Hamilton, K. (2013). Downscaling of climate change in the Hawai‘i region using CMIP5 results: On the choice of the forcing fields. J. Clim.26(24), 10006–10030. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00126.1

Mora, C., Frazier, A.G., Longman, R.J., Dacks, R.S., Walton, M.M., Tong, E.J., et al. (2013). The projected timing of climate departure from recent variability. Nature502(7470), 183–187. doi: 10.1038/nature12540.

Romine, B.M., Fletcher, C.H., Barbee, M.M., Anderson, T.R. & Frazer, L.N. (2013). Are beach erosion rates and sea-level rise related in Hawai‘i? Global Planet. Change108, 149–157. doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2013.06.009

Van Hooidonk, R., Maynard, J.A., & Planes, S. (2013). Temporary refugia for coral reefs in a warming world.Nature Climate Change3, 508-511. doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE1829

Fletcher, C.H., Romine, B.M., Genz, A.S., Barbee, M.M., Dyer, M., Anderson, T.R., et al. (2012). National assessment of shoreline change: Historical shoreline change in the Hawaiian Islands. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File (Report 2011-1051), 55 p., Reston, VA, US Geological Survey.

Rotzoll, K. & Fletcher, C.H. (2012). Assessment of groundwater inundation by sea level rise. Nature Climate Change3, 477–481. doi: 10.1038/nclimate1725