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Recent publications

Leung JYS,Russell BD, Connell SD, (2020) Linking energy budget to physiological adaptation: How a calcifying
gastropod adjusts or succumbs to ocean acidification and warming. Science of the Total Environment, 715. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.136939

Leung JYS,Russell BD, Connell SD, (2019) Adaptive responses of marine gastropods to heatwaves. One Earth 1, 374–381. doi: 10.1016/j.oneear.2019.10.025

Macreadie, P. I., A. Anton, J. A. Raven, N. Beaumont, R. M. Connolly, D. A. Friess, J. J. Kelleway, H. Kennedy, T. Kuwae, P. S. Lavery, C. E. Lovelock, D. A. Smale, E. T. Apostolaki, T. B. Atwood, J. Baldock, T. S. Bianchi, G. L. Chmura, B. D. Eyre, J. W. Fourqurean, J. M. Hall-Spencer, M. Huxham, I. E. Hendriks, D. Krause-Jensen, D. Laffoley, T. Luisetti, N. Marbà, P. Masque, K. J. McGlathery, J. P. Megonigal, D. Murdiyarso, B. D. Russell, R. Santos, O. Serrano, B. R. Silliman, K. Watanabe, and C. M. Duarte. 2019. The future of Blue Carbon science. Nature Communications 10(1):3998. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-11693-w

Bellino A, Mangano MC, Baldantoni D, Russell BD, Mannino AM, Vizzini S, Mazzola A, Sarà G (2019) Seasonal patterns of biodiversity in Mediterranean coastal lagoons. Diversity and Distributions, https://doi.org/10.1111/ddi.12942.

Martínez B, Radford B, Thomsen MS, Connell SD, Carreño F, Bradshaw CJA, Fordham DA, Russell BD, Gurgel CFD, Wernberg T (2018) Distribution models predict large contractions in habitat-forming seaweeds in response to ocean warming, Diversity and Distributions, 24, 1350-1366.

Wang J, Russell BD, Ding MW, Dong Y (2018) Ocean acidification increases the sensitivity and variability of physiological responses of an intertidal limpet to thermal stress. Biogeosciences, 15, 2803–2817.

Connell SD, Doubleday ZA, Foster NR, Hamlyn SB, Harley CDG, Helmuth B, Kelaher BP, Nagelkerken I, Rodgers KL, Sarà G, Russell BD (2018) The duality of ocean acidification as a resource and a stressor. Ecology, 99, 1005-1010.


Leung JYS, Nagelkerken I, Russell BD, Ferreira C, Connell SD (2018) Boosted nutritional quality of food by CO2 enrichment fails to offset energy demand of herbivores under ocean warming, causing energy depletion and mortality. Science of the Total Environment, 639, 360-366.

Leung JYS, Connell SD, Russell BD (2017) Heatwaves diminish the survival of a subtidal gastropod through reduction in energy budget and depletion of energy reserves. Scientific Reports, 7, 17688

Leung JYS, Connell SD, Nagelkerken I, Russell BD* (2017) Impacts of near-future ocean acidification and warming on the shell mechanical and geochemical properties of gastropods from intertidal to subtidal zones. Environmental Science & Technology, 51, 12097-12103.


Davis KL, Coleman MA, Connell SD, Russell BD, Gillanders BM, Kelaher BP (2017) Ecological performance of construction materials subject to ocean climate change. Marine Environmental Research, 131, 177-182.


Connell SD, Fernandes M, Burnell OW, Doubleday ZA, Griffin K, Irving AD, Leung JYS, Owen S, Russell BD, Falkenberg LJ (2017) Testing for thresholds of ecosystem collapse in seagrass meadows. Conservation Biology, 31, 1196-1201.


Harley CDG, Connell SD, Doubleday ZA, Kelaher BP, Russell BD, Sarà G, Helmuth B (2017) Conceptualizing ecosystem tipping points within a physiological framework. Ecology & Evolution, 7, 6035-6045.


Leung JYS, Russell BD, Connell SD (2017) Mineralogical plasticity acts as a compensatory mechanism to the impacts of ocean acidification. Environmental Science & Technology, 51, 2652-2659.


Connell SD, Doubleday ZA, Hamlyn S, Foster NR, Harley CDG, Helmuth B, Kelaher BP, Nagelkerken I, Sarà G, Russell BD (2017) How ocean acidification can benefit consumers. Current Biology, 27, R95-R96.


Sunday JM, Fabricius KE, Kroeker KJ, Anderson KM, Brown NE, Barry JP, Connell SD, Dupont S, Gaylord B, Hall-Spencer JM, Klinger T, Milazzo M, Munday PL, Russell BD, Sanford E, Thiyagarajan V, Vaughan MLH, Widdicombe S, Harley CDG (2017) Ocean acidification can mediate biodiversity shifts by changing biogenic habitat. Nature Climate Change, 7, 81-85.


Provost EJ, Kelaher BP, Dworjanyn SA, Russell BD, Connell SD, Ghedini G, Gillanders BM, Figueira W, Coleman MA (2017) Climate-driven disparities among ecological interactions threaten kelp forest persistence. Global Change Biology, 23, 353-361.

Knights AM, Firth LB, Russell BD (2017) Ecological responses to environmental change in marine systems. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 492, 3-6.


Cheung R and Russell BD (in-prep) Irradiance and seasonal temperature influence the photophysiology and growth of Sargassum hemiphyllum

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