Disrupting the effects of synergies between stressors: improved water quality dampens the effects of future CO2 on a marine habitat
Article first published online: 20 DEC 2012
© 2012 The Authors. Journal of Applied Ecology © 2012 British Ecological Society
Journal of Applied Ecology
Volume 50, Issue 1, pages 51–58, February 2013
How to Cite
Falkenberg, L. J., Connell, S. D., Russell, B. D. (2013), Disrupting the effects of synergies between stressors: improved water quality dampens the effects of future CO2 on a marine habitat. Journal of Applied Ecology, 50: 51–58. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12019
- Issue published online: 30 JAN 2013
- Article first published online: 20 DEC 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 30 OCT 2012
- Manuscript Received: 7 JUL 2012
Appendix S1. Definition of ‘turf-forming algae’.
Appendix S2. Comparison of turf growth in mesocosms to that in the field.
Appendix S3. Detailed statistical analyses.
Appendix S4. Results of statistical tests on water column physicochemical conditions.
Figure S1. The percentage cover of turf-forming algae in each Austral season over the experimental period.
Table S1. anova testing the combined effects of nutrients (ambient vs. elevated) and CO2 (current vs. future) on the (a) change in percentage cover and (b) dry mass of turf-forming algae.
Table S2. Summary of anova testing the effects of treatment (ambient nutrients and current CO2, reduced nutrients and future CO2 or enriched nutrients and future CO2) over time on the change in fresh weight of turf-forming algae.
Table S3. Physicochemical parameters measured in the field before the switch (i.e. reduction in nutrients), in the field after the switch and in the laboratory.
Table S4. Results from anova testing the effect of nutrients (ambient vs. elevated) and CO2 (current vs. future) on the physicochemical parameters measured in the field before the switch (i.e. reduction in nutrients), the effect of treatment on those measured after the switch and the effect of nutrients (ambient vs. elevated) on the parameters measured in the laboratory.
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