Dataset: coral skeletal growth
Deployment: Palau_reefs_2011-13

Coral extension, density, calcification, and bioerosion from corals collected at Palau.
Principal Investigator: 
Dr Anne L Cohen (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI)
Co-Principal Investigator: 
Dr Kristopher Karnauskas (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI)
Contact: 
Hannah Barkley (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI)
BCO-DMO Data Manager: 
Shannon Rauch (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI BCO-DMO)
Current State: 
Final no updates expected
Version: 
25 June 2015
Version Date: 
2015-06-25
Description

Porites and Favia coral extension, density, calcification, and bioerosion from corals collected at 8 sites Palau.

Primary reference:
Barkley, H.C., A.L. Cohen, Y. Golbuu, V.R. Starczak, T.M. DeCarlo, K.E.F. Shamberger. 2015. Changes in coral reef communities across a natural gradient in seawater pH. Science Advances, 1, e1500328. doi:10.1126/sciadv.1500328

Other related references:
DeCarlo, T.M., A.L. Cohen, H.C. Barkley, Q. Cobban, C. Young, C., K.E.F. Shamberger, R.E. Brainard, Y. Golbuu. 2015.  Coral macrobioerosion is accelerated by ocean acidification and nutrients. Geology, 43, 7-10. doi:10.1130/G36147.1

Shamberger, K.E.F., A.L. Cohen, Y. Golbuu, D.C. McCorkle, S.J. Lentz, H.C. Barkley. 2014. Diverse coral communities in naturally acidified waters of a Western Pacific Reef. Geophysical Research Letters, 41. DOI: 10.1002/2013GL058489.

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