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https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-2349-2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-2349-2018
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19 Apr 2018
Research article |  | 19 Apr 2018

Natural ocean acidification at Papagayo upwelling system (north Pacific Costa Rica): implications for reef development

Celeste Sánchez-Noguera, Ines Stuhldreier, Jorge Cortés, Carlos Jiménez, Álvaro Morales, Christian Wild, and Tim Rixen

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The Papagayo upwelling system is a natural laboratory for studying ecosystems' response to ocean acidification (OA). We measured pH and pCO2 in situ with high temporal resolution and compared them with data available from upwelling season. Local coral reefs are exposed to acidic and undersaturated waters in upwelling and non-upwelling events. These restrictive conditions occur alongside local stressors, potentially decreasing reefs' resilience and increasing their vulnerability under future OA.
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