Carbon dioxide addition to coral reef waters suppresses net community calcification

@article{Albright2018CarbonDA,
  title={Carbon dioxide addition to coral reef waters suppresses net community calcification},
  author={Rebecca Albright and Yuichiro Takeshita and David A. Koweek and Aaron T. Ninokawa and Kennedy Wolfe and T. Rivlin and Yana Nebuchina and Jordan Young and Ken Caldeira},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2018},
  volume={555},
  pages={516-519}
}
Coral reefs feed millions of people worldwide, provide coastal protection and generate billions of dollars annually in tourism revenue. The underlying architecture of a reef is a biogenic carbonate structure that accretes over many years of active biomineralization by calcifying organisms, including corals and algae. Ocean acidification poses a chronic threat to coral reefs by reducing the saturation state of the aragonite mineral of which coral skeletons are primarily composed, and lowering… 
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