Dataset: Vulnerability of coral reefs to bioerosion
Deployment: Dongsha_Atoll_expedition_Cohen_Lab-2014

This dataset contains calcification rates for Porites coral 751 from Dongsha Atoll from 1954-2012. Calcification rates were collected by analyzing the CT scan of the coral.
Principal Investigator: 
Anne L. Cohen (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI)
Co-Principal Investigator: 
Nancy Prouty (United States Geological Survey, USGS)
Anne L. Cohen (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI)
BCO-DMO Data Manager: 
Hannah Ake (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI BCO-DMO)
Current State: 
Final no updates expected

Coral Growth Parameters Quantified by Computerized Tomography (CT) for Growth Rate (cm/yr), Density (g/cm3), and Calcification Rates (g/cm2/yr), Percent Volume Erosion (%), Measured Bioerosion Rate (mg/ cm2/ yr), Predicted Bioerosion Rate (mg/cm2/ yr) Based on DeCarlo et al (2015).

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