How does rising atmospheric CO2 affect marine organisms?

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Volume 12 Number 15:  15 April 2009

The Bleaching of Mentawai Island Corals During the 1997-98 El Niņo: How bad was it? ... and why did it occur?

Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week comes from the Buddha Cave, Qin Ling Mountains, Central China.

Subject Index Summary
Oceans (Productivity): As atmospheric CO2 concentrations and temperatures rise, so too do cries of alarm that they will negatively impact both terrestrial and oceanic productivity. We here explore this contention as it applies to the world's seas.

Journal Reviews
Northern European and North Atlantic Storminess: How has it varied over the past 160 years?

Advances and Retreats of Alaska's Tebenkof Glacier: What do they reveal about the surrounding region's climate over the past two millennia?

The Impact of Global Warming on Viral Diseases: What is the evidence for it?

Heat Shock Proteins in the Copper Butterfly: Do warmer temperatures increase their degree of expression?

The Impact of Warming on Photosynthesis in Wheat: How is it influenced by atmospheric CO2 enrichment?