Marine invertebrate skeleton size varies with latitude, temperature and carbonate saturation: implications for global change and ocean acidification
Sue-Ann Watson, Lloyd S Peck, Paul A Tyler, Paul C Southgate, Koh Siang Tan, Robert W Day, Simon A Morley
Global Change Biology | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2012
Awarded by NERC
Awarded by Natural Environment Research Council
S.-A. Watson was funded by a NERC PhD studentship (NER/S/A/2005/13476) to the School of Ocean and Earth Science, University of Southampton, and a Co-operative Award in Science and Engineering studentship from the British Antarctic Survey. Antarctic fieldwork conducted by S.-A. Watson was funded by an Antarctic Funding Initiative Collaborative Gearing Scheme grant. We thank the Rothera Research Station dive, boating, and support team for assisting in collections. Diving in Antarctica under UK jurisdiction is supported by the NERC National Centre for Scientific Diving, Oban. Miles Lamare from University of Otago provided support for collections of the New Zealand brachiopods. The authors confirm that the sampling of all species and use of animals in experiments were in accordance with respective guidelines and permits. We thank an unknown reviewer who asked us to make the analyses that lead to figure 6, which has improved the article significantly.