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A carbonate budget for coral reefs in the central Red Sea

‚ÄčThe Red Sea is characterized by high seawater temperatures as well as high total alkalinity. IN our latest publication by Roik et al. we provide a baseline for coral reef growth under these extreme conditions. We find that, despite the high total alkalinity . coral reefs in the Red Sea grow at a similar rate than reefs elsewhere. Read the full story out now in Biogeosciences!