The role of nutrients in decomposition of a thecate dinoflagellate

The role of nutrients in decomposition of a thecate dinoflagellate Tamar Zohary, Hans Güde, Utsa Pollingher, Bina Kaplan, Riki Pinkas, Ora Hadas Limnology and Oceanography, Volume 45, Issue 1, January 2000, Pages 123–130 DOI: 10.4319/lo.2000.45.1.0123 PDF Available. Because of the low N and P content of thecae (C:N:P atomic ratios >3000:19: 1) relative to protoplasts (276 :51:1), the microbial... Continue Reading →

Long-term effects of nutrient and CO2 enrichment on the temperate coral Astrangia poculata (Ellis and Solander, 1786)

Long-term effects of nutrient and CO2 enrichment on the temperate coral Astrangia poculata (Ellis and Solander, 1786) JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MARINE BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY, APRIL 2010 DOI: 10.1016/j.jembe.2010.02.007 PDF Available From the article abstract, minimally edited for clarity: Coral calcification rates[...]were not significantly affected by moderately elevated nutrients at ambient CO2 and were negatively affected... Continue Reading →

Role of elevated organic carbon levels and microbial activity in coral mortality

Role of elevated organic carbon levels and microbial activity in coral mortality David I. Kline, Neilan M. Kuntz, Mya Breitbart, Nancy Knowlton, Forest Rohwer Marine Ecology Progress Series, Vol. 314 (May 22 2006), pp. 119-125 Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/24870119 PDF available Here we experimentally show that routinely measured components of water quality (nitrate, phosphate, ammonia) do... Continue Reading →

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