Dataset: coral growth isotope spike experiment
Deployment: lab_Cohen_WHOI

Data from experiment examining effects of 2 different isotope spikes on growth rates of scleractinian corals.
Principal Investigator: 
Anne L. Cohen (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI)
Michael Holcomb (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI)
BCO-DMO Data Manager: 
Shannon Rauch (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI BCO-DMO)
Current State: 
Final no updates expected
03 Feb 2014
Version Date: 

This dataset contains results from an experiment in which two stable isotope spikes, Ba 135 and Sr 86, were used to mark corals of the species Astrangia poculata to assess their effects on coral growth.

For more information on the experimental methods and results, see the following publication:
Holcomb M, Cohen AL, McCorkle DC. 2013. An evaluation of staining techniques for marking daily growth in scleractinian corals. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 440: 126-131. DOI: 10.1016/j.jembe.2012.12.003

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