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https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-14-1883-2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-14-1883-2017
Research article
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06 Apr 2017
Research article |  | 06 Apr 2017

Potential sources of variability in mesocosm experiments on the response of phytoplankton to ocean acidification

Maria Moreno de Castro, Markus Schartau, and Kai Wirtz

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Observations from different mesocosms exposed to the same treatment level typically show variability that hinders the detection of potential treatments effects. To unearth relevant sources of variability, we developed and performed a data-based model analysis that simulates uncertainty propagation. With this method we investigate the divergence in the outcomes due to the amplification of differences in experimentally unresolved ecological factors within replicates of the same treatment level.
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