Interim report on 2016 coral bleaching event in GBRMP
... flow-on effects.3,8,13,30,31,32 Some of these impacts may not become apparent until many
years after the event8, and during that time other disturbances can take place.
On the Great Barrier Reef, a changing climate is expected to increase the frequency and
severity of coral bleaching events.17,33,3 ...