DGE Researcher Profile

Kenny Schneider

Title: Post-doc
Lab: Caldeira
Phone: 650-223-6932
curriculum vitae

Research Summary

Research interests
* Biomineralization mechanisms in marine animals
* Coral reef biogeochemistry
* Bioerosion in the coral reef environment
* Ocean acidification
* Ocean sustainability
* Marine conservation



Schneider, K., J. Silverman, B. Kravitz, T. Rivlin, A. Schneider-Mor, S. Barbosa, M. Byrne, and K. Caldeira. Inorganic carbon turnover caused by digestion of carbonate sands and metabolic activity of holothurians. (Accepted in Estuarine, Coastal and Self Science)

Ricke, K.L., Orr, J.C., Schneider, K., Caldeira, K. (2013), Risks to coral reefs from ocean carbonate chemistry changes in recent earth system model projections. Environmental Research Letters 8, 034003. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/3/034003


Silverman, J., Kline, D.I., Johnson, L., Rivlin, T., Schneider, K., Erez, J., Lazar, B., Caldeira, K., 2012. Carbon turnover rates in the One Tree Island reef: A 40-year perspective. J. Geophys. Res. 117, G03023. doi: 10.1029/2012jg001974

Kline DI, Teneva L, Schneider K, Miard T, Chai A, Marker M, Headley K, Opdyke B, Nash M, Valetich M, Caves JK, Russell BD, Connell SD, Kirkwood BJ, Brewer P, Peltzer E, Silverman J, Caldeira K, Dunbar RB, Koseff JR, Monismith SG, Mitchell BG, Dove S, Hoegh-Guldberg O. (2012), A short-term in situ CO2 enrichment experiment on Heron Island (GBR). Sci Rep 2. doi: 10.1038/srep00413


Schneider, K., Silverman, J., Woolsey, E., Eriksson, H., Byrne, M., Caldeira, K. (2011), Potential influence of sea cucumbers on coral reef CaCO3 budget: A case study at One Tree Reef. J. Geophys. Res. 116, G04032. doi: 10.1029/2011jg001755

Caldeira, K, K. Schneider and D.I. Kline (2011), Comment on “Ocean Warming Slows Coral Growth in the Central Red Sea”. Science (E-Letter) doi:10.1126/science.1190182

Schneider, K., Y. Sher, J. Erez, and J. van Rijn (2011), Carbon cycling in a zero-discharge mariculture system, Water Research, 45(7), 2375-2382, doi:10.1016/j.watres.2011.01.021.

Erez, J., S. Renaud, J. Silverman, K. Schneider, and D. Allemand. Coral calcification under ocean acidification and global change. (2011) In: Coral Reefs: An Ecosystem in Transition. In Z. Dubinsky and N. Stambler [eds.], Springer, 151-176. doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-0114-4_10.


Marker, M., DI., Kline, B., Kirkwood, K., Headley, P., Brewer, E., Peltzer, T., Miard, A., Chai, M., James, K., Schneider, J., Silverman, K., Caldeira, JR., Koseff, S., Monismith, B., Opdyke, R., Dunbar, R., White, S., Dove and O., Hoegh-Guldberg. (2010) The Coral Proto - Free Ocean Carbon Enrichment System (CP-FOCE): Engineering and Development, OCEANS' 10 IEEE Sydney Conference Proceedings


Schneider, K., O. Levy, Z. Dubinsky and J. Erez (2009) In-situ diel cycles of photosynthesis and calcification in hermatypic corals, Limnol. Oceanogr 54(6): 1995-2002. doi: 10.4319/lo.2009.54.6.1995.


Sher, Y., K. Schneider, CU. Schwermer and J. van Rijn (2008) Sulfide induced nitrate reduction in the sludge of an anaerobic digester of a zero-discharge recirculating mariculture system. Wat. Res. 42: 4386-4392. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2008.07.031.


Schneider, K. and J. Erez, (2006) The effect of carbonate chemistry on calcification and photosynthesis in the hermatypic coral Acropora eurystoma. Limnol. Oceanogr. 51(3): 1284-1293. doi: 10.4319/lo.2006.51.3.1284.


Levy, O., Z. Dubinsky, K. Schneider, Y. Achituv, D. Zakai, and MY. Gorbunov, (2004) Diurnal hysteresis in coral photosythesis. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 268: 105-117. doi: 10.3354/meps268105.