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By Madeleine J. H. van Oppen,Janice M. Lough

ISBN-10: 3540697748

ISBN-13: 9783540697749

ISBN-10: 3642089178

ISBN-13: 9783642089176

One of the main dire outcomes of world weather swap for coral reefs is the elevated frequency and severity of mass coral bleaching occasions. This quantity offers details at the explanations and results of coral bleaching for coral reef ecosystems, from the extent of person colonies to ecosystems and at varied spatial scales, in addition to an in depth research of the way it may be detected and quantified. destiny eventualities according to modelling efforts and the aptitude mechanisms of acclimatisation and model are reviewed. The even more serious coral bleaching occasions skilled on Caribbean coral reefs (compared with these of the Indo-Pacific) are mentioned, as are the variations in bleaching susceptibility and restoration which have been saw on smaller geographic scales.

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