Posted on OA: 28 Sep 2016 — Davis C. V., Myhre S. E. & Hill T. M., 2016. Marine Micropaleontology 124:45–53 Here we present a record of size-normalized shell weight for four species of benthic foraminifera through a period of rapid environmental change during the most recent deglaciation (Santa Barbara
Month: September 2016
Metabolic responses of the North Pacific krill, Euphausia pacifica, to short- and long-term pCO2 exposure
by Diane Plescher-Steele — last modified Sep 27, 2016 08:38 AM Posted on OA: 27 Sep 2016 — Cooper H.L., Potts D.C. & Paytan A., 2016. Marine Biology 163:207 While ocean acidification is likely to have major effects on many marine organisms, those species that regularly experience variable pCO2 environments
Sensitivity of California Current species to ocean acidification
by Diane Plescher-Steele — last modified Sep 19, 2016 06:10 PM Posted on OA: 9 Sep 2016 A new study estimated the sensitivity of different groups of marine species to ocean acidification (OA) within the California Current ecosystem. Species groups were designated based on having similar functions in the ecosystem
Seasonality in planktic foraminifera of the central California coastal upwelling region (update)
by Diane Plescher-Steele — last modified Sep 19, 2016 06:21 PM Posted on OA: 19 Sep 2016 — Davis C. V., Hill T. M., Russell A. D., Gaylord B. & Jahncke J., 2016. Biogeosciences 13:5139-5150 The close association between planktic foraminiferal assemblages and local hydrography make foraminifera invaluable proxies for
As climate change alters the oceans, what will happen to Dungeness crabs?
Posted on OA: 16 Sep 2016 — By Paul McElhany, The Conversation Many travelers visit the Pacific Northwest to eat the region’s famous seafood – particularly Dungeness crabs, which are popular in crab cakes or wrestled straight out of the shell. Locals also love catching and eating the feisty creatures.