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Predicting the future of coral reefs is complicated by human impacts

Coral reefs are often referred to as the “rainforests of the sea” for hosting a great diversity of life, but this incredibly productive ecosystem is seriously threatened by human activities. To better evaluate changes happening in the reef communities and develop strategies to mitigate damages done to coral reefs, understanding how human activities affect our […]

How will phytoplankton communities change in a warming world?

A global marine ecosystem model was used to predict how primary productivity and carbon export by phytoplankton will change in the next 100 years due to climate change. Kari St.LaurentI received a Ph.D. in oceanography in 2014 from the Graduate School of Oceanography (URI) and am finishing up a post-doc at the University of Maryland […]

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