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Volume 17 Number 2:  8 January 2014

Editorial
A 16-Year History of Coral Bleaching in Moorea, French Polynesia: What can we learn from it?

Subject Index Summary
Water Use Efficiency (Trees): When the air's CO2 content is increased, most plants exhibit increased rates of net photosynthesis and biomass production. In addition, on a per-unit-leaf-area basis, they often lose less water via transpiration, as they tend to exhibit lower leaf stomatal conductances. Hence, the amount of carbon gained per unit of water lost per unit leaf area - or water-use efficiency - should increase significantly as the air's CO2 content rises. And, therefore, this review summarizes some of the experimental results pertaining to this phenomenon in trees.

Journal Reviews
Antarctic Sea Ice Trends: Modelled vs. Measured: How do they compare?

Westerly Biases Over the Equatorial Atlantic: Who's got them? ... and why?

Simulating California (USA) Extreme Heat Conditions: How well is it done by today's best climate models?

The Response of Juvenile King Scallops to Ocean Acidification: Will the highly-prized shellfish soon be little more than a fond memory of seafood aficionados?

Seahorses in a Future Warmer World: How would they fare?

Cold-Water Corals of Chile: How are they affected by ocean acidification? Would you believe very little?