How does rising atmospheric CO2 affect marine organisms?

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Volume 9 Number 40:  4 October 2006

Temperature Record of the Week
This issue's Temperature Record of the week is from Clinton, MO.  Visit our U.S. Climate Data section to plot and view these data for yourself.

Antarctic Temperatures of the Past Two Centuries: What do they imply about the supposedly unprecedented global warming of the latter part of the 20th century?

Medieval Warm Period Records of the Week
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Records of the Week come from the Aleutian Islands and Austrian Alps. To access the entire Medieval Warm Period Project's database, click here.

Subject Index Summary
Growth Response to Very High CO2 Concentrations (Terrestrial Plants): How high can the air's CO2 content rise and its effects on terrestrial plants still be positive?

Journal Reviews
Solar Activity and Precipitation in Newfoundland Over the Course of the Holocene: What does the relationship between them imply about greenhouse-gas forcing of climate?

Six Thousand Years of Climate Change in China: The sun rules!

Winter Night CO2 Concentrations in a Suburb of Tokyo: What are their characteristics? ... and what causes them?

Elevated CO2 Thwarts Thermal Death of a Floating Aquatic Plant: Yes, atmospheric CO2 enrichment can sometimes mean the difference between life and death, even for plants with a non-limiting supply of water and nutrients.

The Growth Response of a Submersed Aquatic Plant to Elevated CO2 in the Air Above It: How does the response compare with that of most terrestrial plants directly immersed in CO2-enriched air?