Implications of Multi-Year Global Coral Bleaching on a 1.5°C World

C. Mark Eakin1, Jacqueline L De La Cour1,2, Erick Francis Geiger1,2, Andrea M Gomez1,3, Scott F Heron4, Ove Hoegh-guldberg5,6, Gang Liu1,2, Ben Marsh4,7, William J Skirving4, Alan E Strong1 and Kyle Tirak1,2, (1)NOAA Coral Reef Watch, College Park, MD, United States, (2)Global Science & Technology, Inc., Greenbelt, MD, United States, (3)City University of New York, Ecosystem Science Lab and NOAA-CREST, New York, NY, United States, (4)NOAA Coral Reef Watch-ReefSense, Townsville, Australia, (5)University of Queensland, Global Change Institute, St. Lucia, Australia, (6)University of Queensland, School of Biological Sciences, St. Lucia, Australia, (7)University of Queensland, School of Biological Sciences, St Lucia, Australia