Coad, T and McMinn, A and Nomura, D and Martin, A, Effect of elevated CO2 concentration on microalgal communities in Antarctic pack ice, Deep-Sea Research. Part 2, 131 pp. 160-169. ISSN 0967-0645 (2016) [Refereed Article]
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In a third experiment inﬁltration ice algal communities were allowed to melt into seawater modiﬁed to simulate the changed pH and CO2 concentrations of future springtime ice-edge conditions. Ambient and 0.1% CO2 treatments had the highest growth rates and Fv/Fm values but only the highest CO2 concentration produced a signiﬁcantly lower rETRmax.
These experiments, conducted on natural Antarctic sea-ice algal communities, indicate a strong level of tolerance to elevated CO2 concentrations and suggest that these communities might not be adversely affected by predicted changes in CO2 concentration over the next century.
|Item Type:||Refereed Article|
|Keywords:||sea-ice algae, ocean acidification, Antarctica|
|Research Division:||Biological Sciences|
|Research Field:||Microbial Ecology|
|Objective Division:||Expanding Knowledge|
|Objective Group:||Expanding Knowledge|
|Objective Field:||Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences|
|Author:||Coad, T (Mr Thomas Coad)|
|Author:||McMinn, A (Professor Andrew McMinn)|
|Author:||Martin, A (Dr Andrew Martin)|
|Web of Science® Times Cited:||3|
|Deposited By:||Ecology and Biodiversity|
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