Calcification monitoring station

Calcification monitoring station with a colony of the massive starlet coral, Siderastrea siderea, fastened in place.

Detailed Description

Calcification monitoring station with a colony of the massive starlet coral, Siderastrea siderea, fastened in place. The white plastic "cow tags" are used as settlement tiles for measuring calcification by the crustose coralline algae (CCA) community, and the black temperature logger records ocean temperature every 15 minutes (temperature data are available at https://doi.org/10.5066/F71C1TZK). 

Details

Image Dimensions: 1500 x 1125

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Location Taken: US