A carbonate budget for coral reefs in the central Red Sea

01 November, 2018

​The 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!