Climate change and carbon threats to coral reefs: national meteorological and ocean services as sentinels
Spillman, Claire M., Heron, Scott F., Jury, Mark R., and Anthony, Kenneth R. N. (2011) Climate change and carbon threats to coral reefs: national meteorological and ocean services as sentinels. Bulletin of the Amercian Meteorological Society, 92 (12). pp. 1581-1586.
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[Extract] The preservation of coral reefs under a changing climate requires a coordinated approach that integrates observational, experimental, and modeling efforts with practical management and sound government policy. Coral reefs are among the most species-rich habitats in the world, but also among the most vulnerable to our current high-emission path. Observations of the climate system have shown an increase in global average surface temperature during the twentieth century, with an increased rate of warming since 1950.
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|FoR Codes:||04 EARTH SCIENCES > 0405 Oceanography > 040503 Physical Oceanography @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||96 ENVIRONMENT > 9611 Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water > 961104 Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Marine Environments @ 100%|
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