Academic Publications

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A. Barner, F. Chan, A. Hettinger, S. Hacker, B.A. Menge, and K. Marshall. In review. Testing a theory-based framework to classify species responses to global change.

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS (.pdf available upon request)

A.K. Spalding, K. Biedenweg, A. Hettinger, and M.P. Nelson. 2017. Demystifying the human dimension of ecological researchFrontiers in Ecology and the Environment 15, 119.

B.B. Hughes, et al. [27 co-authors, students and post-docs listed alphabetically]. 2017. Long-term ecological studies contribute disproportionately to ecology and policyBioScience 67, 271-281. (Cover story)

E. Sanford, B. Gaylord, A. Hettinger, E.A. Lenz, K. Meyer, and T.M. Hill. 2014. Ocean acidification increases the vulnerability of native oysters to predation by invasive snails. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281, 20132681.

A. Hettinger, E. Sanford, T.M. Hill, J.D. Hosfelt, A.D. Russell, and B. Gaylord. 2013. The influence of food supply on the response of Olympia oyster larvae to ocean acidification. Biogeosciences 10, 6629–6638.

A. Hettinger, E. Sanford, T.M. Hill, E.A. Lenz, A.D. Russell, and B. Gaylord. 2013. Larval carry-over effects from ocean acidification persist in the natural environment. Global Change Biology 19, 3317–3326.

A. Hettinger, E. Sanford, T.M. Hill, A.D. Russell, K.N.S. Sato, J. Hoey, M. Forsch, H.N. Page, and B. Gaylord. 2012. Persistent carry-over effects of planktonic exposure to ocean acidification in the Olympia oyster. Ecology 93, 2758–2768.

*I won two awards for my presentation of the above work: Best Student Paper Award, 2009 Western Society of Naturalists Annual Meeting; Outstanding Student Paper Award, 2008 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting*

M. Denny, K.M. Dorgan, D. Evangelista, A. Hettinger, J.J. Leichter, W. Ruder, and I. Gefen Tuval. 2011. Anchor ice and benthic disturbance in shallow Antarctic waters: interspecific variation in initiation and propagation of ice crystals. Biological Bulletin 221, 155–163. (Cover story)

S.M. Brander, R.E. Fontana, T.M. Mata, S.A. Gravem, A. Hettinger, J.R. Bean, A. Szoboszlai, C. Keiper, and M. Marrero. 2011. The ecotoxicology of marine debris. The American Biology Teacher 73, 474–478.

B. Gaylord, T.M. Hill, E. Sanford, E.A. Lenz, L.A. Jacobs, K.N. Sato, A.D. Russell, and A. Hettinger. 2011. Ocean acidification reduces larval shell strength and growth in a competitively dominant foundation species. Journal of Experimental Biology 214, 2586–2594.

J.F. Bruno, L.E. Petes, C.D. Harvell, and A. Hettinger. 2003. Nutrient enrichment can increase the severity of coral diseases. Ecology Letters 6, 1056–1061. (400+ citations)


A. Hettinger and T.M. Hill. 2010. Physical Effects of Climate Change: Ocean Acidification. Section 3.6.2. in Climate Change Site Scenario Document: Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries. Eds. J. Largier, B. Cheng, K. Higgason.