Responses of corals and coral reef ecosystems to ocean acidification under variable temperature and light

Noonan, Sam Hamilton Croft (2022) Responses of corals and coral reef ecosystems to ocean acidification under variable temperature and light. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Abstract

Sam Noonan investigated the effect of ocean acidification on coral reefs, and how this is influenced by temperature and light. He found that the community changes expected may not only be due to changes to the corals themselves, but also disruptions to ecological processes.

Item ID: 76917
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: carbon dioxide, carbon limitation, coral reef, global climate change, interactive effects, photophysiology, Acropora, daily light integral, light, light variability, ocean acidification
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Four publications arising from this thesis are stored in ResearchOnline@JCU, at the time of processing. Please see the Related URLs. The publications are:

[Chapter 2] Noonan, Sam H.C., Fabricius, Katharina E., and Humphrey, Craig (2013) Symbiodinium Community Composition in Scleractinian Corals Is Not Affected by Life-Long Exposure to Elevated Carbon Dioxide. PLoS ONE, 8 (5). e63985.

[Chapter 3] Noonan, Sam H.C., and Fabricius, Katharina E. (2016) Ocean acidification affects productivity but not the severity of thermal bleaching in some tropical corals. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 73 (3). pp. 715-726.

[Chapter 4] Noonan, Sam H.C., DiPerna, Stephanie, Hoogenboom, Mia O., and Fabricius, Katharina E. (2022) Effects of variable daily light integrals and elevated CO2 on the adult and juvenile performance of two Acropora corals. Marine Biology, 169. 10.

[Chapter 5] Noonan, Sam, Kluibenschedl, Anna, and Fabricius, Katharina (2018) Ocean acidification alters early successional coral reef communities and their rates of community metabolism. PLoS ONE, 13 (5). e0197130.

Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2022 02:07
FoR Codes: 31 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 3103 Ecology > 310303 Ecological physiology @ 35%
37 EARTH SCIENCES > 3708 Oceanography > 370802 Chemical oceanography @ 30%
31 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 3199 Other biological sciences > 319902 Global change biology @ 35%
SEO Codes: 18 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT > 1805 Marine systems and management > 180504 Marine biodiversity @ 30%
19 ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY, CLIMATE CHANGE AND NATURAL HAZARDS > 1901 Adaptation to climate change > 190102 Ecosystem adaptation to climate change @ 30%
28 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 2801 Expanding knowledge > 280102 Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences @ 40%
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