The impact of reduced pH on the microbial community of the coral Acropora eurystoma

@article{Meron2011TheIO,
  title={The impact of reduced pH on the microbial community of the coral Acropora eurystoma},
  author={Dalit Meron and Elinor Atias and Lilach Iasur Kruh and Hila Elifantz and Dror Minz and Maoz Fine and Ehud Banin},
  journal={The ISME Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={5},
  pages={51-60}
}
Rising concentrations of atmospheric carbon dioxide are acidifying the world's oceans. Surface seawater pH is 0.1 units lower than pre-industrial values and is predicted to decrease by up to 0.4 units by the end of the century. This change in pH may result in changes in the physiology of ocean organisms, in particular, organisms that build their skeletons/shells from calcium carbonate, such as corals. This physiological change may also affect other members of the coral holobiont, for example… CONTINUE READING
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