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List of Publications

(UNC *undergraduate student, graduate student, postdoc)

2015  Davis SW, Marchetti A, Ries JB, Castillo KD. Long-term thermal and pCO2 stress elicit divergent transcriptomic responses in the resilient coral Siderastrea siderea. PNAS (in review)

2015  *Aichelman HE, *Townsend J, Courtney T, Baumann J, Davies SW, Castillo KD. Effect of feeding and temperature on the calcification response of the temperate coral Oculina arbuscula. PloS ONE (in review)

2015  Horvath K, Ries JB, Castillo KD, Westfield I, *Armstrong P, Courtney T. Calcification of the Caribbean reef-building coral Siderastrea siderea adversely affected by both seawater warming and CO2-induced ocean acidification. Global Change Biology (in review)

2015   Ries JB, Ghazaleh MN, Connolly B, Westfield IT, Castillo KD, Impacts of ocean acidification and warming on the dissolution kinetics of whole-shell biogenic carbonates Geochimica et  Cosmochimica Acta (in review)

2014  Castillo KD, Ries JB, Bruno JB, Westfield IT. The reef-building coral Siderastrea siderea exhibits parabolic responses to ocean acidification and warming. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281: 20141856

2014   Kenkel C, Sheridan C, Leal M, Bhagooli R, Castillo KD, Kurata N, McGinty E, Goulet T, Matz M. Gene expression biomarkers to diagnose coral stress: quantification of a graded thermal stress response and profiling a natural bleaching event. Molecular Ecology Resources 14: 667-678

2013   Cox CE, Jones CD, Wares JP, Castillo KD, Mcfield MD, Bruno JF. Genetic testing reveals some fish mislabeling but general compliance with a ban on herbivorous fish harvesting in Belize. Conservation Letters 6: 132-140

2012   Castillo KD, Ries JB, Weiss JM, Lima FP. Decline of forereef corals in response to recent warming linked to history of thermal exposure. Nature Climate Change 2: 756-760

2011   Castillo KD, Ries JB, Weiss JM. Declining coral skeletal extension for forereef colonies of Siderastrea siderea on the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, southern Belize.  PLoS ONE 6:  e14615: 1-12

2010   Castillo KD, Lima FP. Comparison of in situ and satellite-derived (MODIS Terra/Aqua) methods for assessing temperatures on coral reefs. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 8: 107-117

2005    Castillo KD, Helmuth BS. Influence of thermal history on the response of the coral Montastraea annularis to short-term temperature exposure. Marine Biology 148: 261-270

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