Aronson et al paper in Nature
kleypas at cgd.ucar.edu
Tue May 9 17:53:49 EDT 2000
If you haven't seen it yet, the following paper was
recently published in Nature 405: 36 (04 May 2000):
RB Aronson, WF Precht, IG Macintyre & TJT Murdoch
Coral bleach-out in Belize
This article documents the 1998 severe bleaching event on
the Belize Barrier Reef, which was followed by mass mortality.
The article describes evidence from reef cores which
indicate that nothing of this magnitude has occurred for
at least 3000 years.
A good (albeit depressing) read...
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