Future habitat suitability for coral reef ecosystems under global warming and ocean acidification

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Couce, Elena M; Ridgwell, Andy J; Hendy, Erica;
  • Publisher: BlackWell Publishing Ltd
  • Journal: Global Change Biology,volume 19,issue 12,pages3,592-3,606 (issn: 1354-1013, eissn: 1365-2486)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1111/gcb.12335, doi: 10.1111/gcb.12335/abstract, pmc: PMC4028991
  • Subject: ocean acidification | SPECIES DISTRIBUTIONS | HIGH-CO2 WORLD | /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/pubmedpublicationtype/D016428 | /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/pubmedpublicationtype/D013485 | Primary Research Articles | boosted regression trees | GREAT-BARRIER-REEF | MaxEnt | maximum entropy | CARBON-DIOXIDE | IMPACTS | Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't | global warming | RANGE SHIFTS | MASSIVE PORITES | coral reef ecosystems | EASTERN PACIFIC | SURFACE SOLAR IRRADIANCE | Journal Article | CLIMATE-CHANGE | Bioclimatic Envelope Modeling

Rising atmospheric CO2 concentrations are placing spatially divergent stresses on the world’s tropical coral reefs through increasing ocean surface temperatures and ocean acidification. We show how these two stressors combine to alter the global habitat suitability for ... View more
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