Coral and mollusc resistance to ocean acidification adversely affected by warming

@article{RodolfoMetalpa2011CoralAM,
  title={Coral and mollusc resistance to ocean acidification adversely affected by warming},
  author={Riccardo Rodolfo-Metalpa and Fanny Houlbr{\`e}que and Eric Tambutt{\'e} and Florence Boisson and Cecilia Baggini and Francesco Paolo Patti and Ross A. Jeffree and Maoz Fine and Andrew Foggo and Jean‐Pierre Gattuso and Jason M. Hall‐Spencer},
  journal={Nature Climate Change},
  year={2011},
  volume={1},
  pages={308-312}
}
Increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations are expected to decrease surface ocean pH by 0.3‐0.5 units by 2100 (refs 1,2), lowering the carbonate ion concentration of surface waters. This rapid acidification is predicted to dramatically decrease calcification in many marine organisms 3,4 . Reduced skeletal growth under increased CO2 levels has already been shown for corals, molluscs and many other marine organisms 4‐9 . The impact of acidification on the ability of individual… 
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