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Effects of Ocean Acidification and Sea-Level Rise on Coral Reefs

By measuring the current and historical growth rates of coral skeletons, and using field experiments, we intend to find out whether rising atmospheric CO2 and rising sea levels will cause coral reefs to erode and cease to function.

by Yates, Kimberly K. and Moyer, Ryan P.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010-3091
This publication is available only as a PDF document.
Related topics:
Algae, Coelenterates, Core analysis, Erosion, Field experiments, Marine biology, Ocean processes, Ocean sciences, Reef ecosystems, Coral reefs
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Florida, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands of the United States
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