Response to comment on "Phytoplankton calcification in a high-CO 2 world"

M. Debora Iglesias-Rodriguez, Erik T. Buitenhuis, John A. Raven, Oscar Schofield, Alex J. Poulton, Samantha Gibbs, Paul R. Halloran, Hein J. W. De Baar

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Abstract

Recently reported increasing calcification rates and primary productivity in the coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi were obtained by equilibrating seawater with mixtures of carbon dioxide in air. The noted discrepancy with previously reported decreasing calcification is likely due to the previously less realistic simulation of bicarbonate due to addition of acid or base to obtain simulated future CO2 partial pressure conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Article number1466
JournalScience
Volume322
Issue number5907
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 5 Dec 2008

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    Iglesias-Rodriguez, M. D., Buitenhuis, E. T., Raven, J. A., Schofield, O., Poulton, A. J., Gibbs, S., Halloran, P. R., & De Baar, H. J. W. (2008). Response to comment on "Phytoplankton calcification in a high-CO 2 world". Science, 322(5907), [1466]. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1161501