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Coral Calcification and the Changing Ocean ts

This Science Feature can be found at: http://www.usgs.gov/blogs/features/usgs_top_story/coral-calcification-and-the-changing-ocean/
Calcification-monitoring station at Fowey Rocks Light reef in Biscayne National Park.

Calcification-monitoring station at Fowey Rocks Light reef in Biscayne National Park.

Decreasing pH and warming temperatures are changing ocean conditions and affecting coral and algal growth in South Florida. USGS scientists are conducting field measurements to learn more.

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