Dataset: Acropora pulchra calcification experiment 1
Deployment: MCR_Edmunds

Calcification rates of Acropora pulchra under two pCO2 levels and two temperatures
Principal Investigator: 
Dr Peter J Edmunds (California State University Northridge, CSU-Northridge)
Co-Principal Investigator: 
Dr Robert Carpenter (California State University Northridge, CSU-Northridge)
Megan Vaughan (California State University Northridge, CSU-Northridge)
BCO-DMO Data Manager: 
Amber York (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI BCO-DMO)
Current State: 
Preliminary and in progress

This dataset includes calcification rates of the coral Acropora pulchra during an experiment that took place July of 2015 conducted at the Richard B Gump Research Station, Moorea, French Polynesia.  Four treatments were used to test calcification rates at approximated ambient and elevated CO2 and temperature levels. 

Related datasets:

Acropora pulchra calcification experiment 2
Acropora pulchra calcification experiment: carbonate chemistry (these measurements were taken during experiments 1 and 2)

Data were published in:

Shaw E.C., Carpenter R.C., Lantz C.A., Edmunds P.J. (2016) Intraspecific variability in the response to ocean warming and acidification in a scleractinian coral.  Marine Biology, 163:210. doi:10.1007/s00227-016-2986-8

Related Reference:

Comeau S., Carpenter R.C., Lantz C.A., Edmunds P.J. (2016) Parameterization of the response of calcification to temperature and pCO2 in the coral Acropora pulchra and the alga Lithophyllum kotschyanum. Coral Reefs. doi: 10.1007/s00338-016-1425-0

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