Dataset: Symbiodinium_Seriatopora water chemistry
Deployment: lab_Edmunds_NMMBA

Seriatopora bleaching expt: water pH and carbonate chemistry
Principal Investigator: 
Peter J. Edmunds (California State University Northridge, CSU-Northridge)
Tung-Yung Fan (National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, NMMBA)
Mr Chris B. Wall (Santa Monica College, SMC)
BCO-DMO Data Manager: 
Nancy Copley (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI BCO-DMO)
Current State: 
Final no updates expected
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We hypothesized that ocean acidification would cause bleaching as defined by decreased photochemical efficiency, reduced photosynthetic capacity and efficiency, depressed chlorophyll a content, and lowered Symbiodinium densities and that these effects would be exacerbated with high temperature.

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Symbiodinium_Seriatopora photosynthesis
Symbiodinium_Seriatopora PI curve
Symbiodinium_Seriatopora temp-salinity-light

These data were published in C. B. Wall, T.-Y. Fan, P. J. Edmunds (2014) Ocean acidification has no effect on thermal bleaching in the coral. Coral Reefs 33:119-13. doi:

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