Calcification monitoring station
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).
Image Dimensions: 1500 x 1125
Location Taken: US