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     data   graph     files  public Acropora cervicornis growth rates under different pH and temperature treatments from
experiments at Summerland Key, Florida in September of 2016
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The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL access_formats String .htmlTable,.csv,.json,.mat,.nc,.tsv
attribute NC_GLOBAL acquisition_description String A 5 gallon aquaria was filled with treatment water conditions and an
analytical balance was suspended over the aquaria using a solid wooden board
with a hole cut through the middle. Corals were placed on a suspended
structure that was attached underneath an analytical balance and held until
the total buoyant weight was stable. The data was recorded each month for each
fragment. Photographs were also taken to determine the surface area of the
coral using ImageJ analysis.\u00a0
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_award_nid String 642851
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_award_number String OCE-1452538
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_data_url String http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1452538&HistoricalAwards=false (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_funder_name String NSF Division of Ocean Sciences
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_funding_acronym String NSF OCE
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_funding_source_nid String 355
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_program_manager String Michael E. Sieracki
attribute NC_GLOBAL awards_0_program_manager_nid String 50446
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Other
attribute NC_GLOBAL comment String Acropora cervicornis buoyant weights
PI: Erinn Muller
data version: 2017-08-08
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String COARDS, CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String info at bco-dmo.org
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String BCO-DMO
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String https://www.bco-dmo.org/ (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL data_source String extract_data_as_tsv version 2.3 19 Dec 2019
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2017-08-08T15:35:26Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2019-10-18T16:32:51Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL defaultDataQuery String &time<now
attribute NC_GLOBAL doi String 10.1575/1912/bco-dmo.712367.1
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String https://www.bco-dmo.org/dataset/712367 (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String BCO-DMO
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_acronym String YSI ProPlus
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_dataset_instrument_description String temperature measured with YSI Pro 2030
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_dataset_instrument_nid String 716202
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_description String The YSI Professional Plus handheld multiparameter meter provides for the measurement of a variety of combinations for dissolved oxygen, conductivity, specific conductance, salinity, resistivity, total dissolved solids (TDS), pH, ORP, pH/ORP combination, ammonium (ammonia), nitrate, chloride and temperature. More information from the manufacturer.
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_instrument_name String YSI Professional Plus Multi-Parameter Probe
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_instrument_nid String 666
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_0_supplied_name String YSI Pro 2030
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_1_acronym String pH Sensor
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_1_dataset_instrument_nid String 716205
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_1_description String General term for an instrument that measures the pH or how acidic or basic a solution is.
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_1_instrument_name String pH Sensor
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_1_instrument_nid String 674
attribute NC_GLOBAL instruments_1_supplied_name String Mettler Toledo SevenGo Pro
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String atmosphere, atmospheric, August_mass, bco, bco-dmo, biological, chemical, data, dataset, dmo, earth, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds, erddap, genotype, gust, July_mass, management, mass, oceanography, office, preliminary, science, September_mass, speed, surface, tank, Temp, temperature, wind, wind_speed_of_gust, winds
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String https://www.bco-dmo.org/dataset/712367/license (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL metadata_source String https://www.bco-dmo.org/api/dataset/712367 (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL param_mapping String {'712367': {}}
attribute NC_GLOBAL parameter_source String https://www.bco-dmo.org/mapserver/dataset/712367/parameters (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_affiliation String Mote Marine Laboratory
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_affiliation_acronym String Mote
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_person_name String Dr Erinn Muller
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_person_nid String 642853
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_role String Principal Investigator
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_0_role_type String originator
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_affiliation String Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_affiliation_acronym String WHOI BCO-DMO
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_person_name String Amber York
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_person_nid String 643627
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_role String BCO-DMO Data Manager
attribute NC_GLOBAL people_1_role_type String related
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String Resilient Acerv
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_acronym String Resilient Acerv
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_description String ABSTRACT
Caribbean staghorn coral was one of the most common corals within reefs of the Florida Keys several decades ago. Over the last 40 years disease, bleaching, overfishing and habitat degradation caused a 95% reduction of the population. Staghorn coral is now listed as threatened under the U.S. Endangered Species Act of 1973. Within the past few years, millions of dollars have been invested for the purpose of restoring the population of staghorn coral within Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Significant effort has been placed on maintaining and propagating corals of known genotypes within coral nurseries for the purpose of outplanting. However, little is known about the individual genotypes that are currently being outplanted from nurseries onto coral reefs. Are the genotypes being used for outplanting resilient enough to survive the three major stressors affecting the population in the Florida Keys: disease, high water temperatures, and ocean acidification? The research within the present study will be the first step in answering this critically important question. The funded project will additionally develop a research-based afterschool program with K-12 students in the Florida Keys and U.S. Virgin Islands that emphasizes an inquiry-based curriculum, STEM research activities, and peer-to-peer mentoring. The information from the present study will help scientists predict the likelihood of species persistence within the lower Florida Keys under future climate-change and ocean-acidification scenarios. Results of this research will also help guide restoration efforts throughout Florida and the Caribbean, and lead to more informative, science-based restoration activities.
Acropora cervicornis dominated shallow-water reefs within the Florida Keys for at least the last half a million years, but the population has recently declined due to multiple stressors. Understanding the current population level of resilience to three major threats - disease outbreaks, high water temperatures, and ocean acidification conditions - is critical for the preservation of this threatened species. Results from the present study will answer the primary research question: will representative genotypes from the lower Florida Keys provide enough phenotypic variation for this threatened species to survive in the future? The present proposal will couple controlled laboratory challenge experiments with field data and modeling applications, and collaborate with local educators to fulfill five objectives: 1) identify A. cervicornis genotypes resistant to disease, 2) identify A. cervicornis genotypes resilient to high water temperature and ocean acidification conditions, 3) quantify how high water temperature and ocean acidification conditions impact disease dynamics on A. cervicornis; 4) determine tradeoffs in life-history traits because of resilience factors; and 5) apply a trait-based model, which will predict genotypic structure of a population under different environmental scenarios.
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_end_date String 2020-05
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_geolocation String Florida Keys, Summerland Key, FL 24.563595°, -81.278572°
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_name String CAREER: Applying phenotypic variability to identify resilient Acropora cervicornis genotypes in the Florida Keys
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_project_nid String 642850
attribute NC_GLOBAL projects_0_start_date String 2015-04
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String Biological and Chemical Oceanographic Data Management Office (BCO-DMO)
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_type String institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v55
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String This dataset contains Acropora cervicornis buoyant weight measurements from different pH and temperature treatments. The experiments were conducted in tanks at Summerland Key, Florida (24.6616,-81.4538) with corals from a nursery located near Looe Key Reef (24.5636, -81.2786). Experiments were conducted from July to September of 2016.
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Acropora cervicornis growth rates under different pH and temperature treatments from experiments at Summerland Key, Florida in September of 2016
attribute NC_GLOBAL version String 1
attribute NC_GLOBAL xml_source String osprey2erddap.update_xml() v1.3
variable tank   byte  
attribute tank _FillValue byte 127
attribute tank actual_range byte 1, 20
attribute tank bcodmo_name String tank
attribute tank description String Tank number that held the particular coral fragment
attribute tank long_name String Tank
attribute tank units String unitless
variable pH   String  
attribute pH bcodmo_name String pH
attribute pH description String Treatment pH level; ambient = 8.1 pH; hCO2 = 7.7 pH
attribute pH long_name String pH
attribute pH nerc_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/PHXXZZXX/ (external link)
attribute pH units String unitless
variable Temp   String  
attribute Temp bcodmo_name String temperature
attribute Temp description String Treatment temperature level
attribute Temp long_name String Temperature
attribute Temp nerc_identifier String https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/TEMPP901/ (external link)
attribute Temp units String Celsius
variable genotype   byte  
attribute genotype _FillValue byte 127
attribute genotype actual_range byte 1, 63
attribute genotype bcodmo_name String sample_descrip
attribute genotype description String Genotype number of the coral animal for each fragment
attribute genotype long_name String Genotype
attribute genotype units String unitless
variable July_mass   float  
attribute July_mass _FillValue float NaN
attribute July_mass actual_range float 2.815, 11.408
attribute July_mass bcodmo_name String weight
attribute July_mass description String Buoyant weight of the coral fragment in July 2016
attribute July_mass long_name String July Mass
attribute July_mass units String grams
variable August_mass   float  
attribute August_mass _FillValue float NaN
attribute August_mass actual_range float 4.304, 11.752
attribute August_mass bcodmo_name String weight
attribute August_mass colorBarMaximum double 30.0
attribute August_mass colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute August_mass description String Buoyant weight of the coral fragment in August 2016
attribute August_mass long_name String Wind Speed Of Gust
attribute August_mass units String grams
variable September_mass   float  
attribute September_mass _FillValue float NaN
attribute September_mass actual_range float 4.31, 12.232
attribute September_mass bcodmo_name String weight
attribute September_mass description String Buoyant weight of the coral fragment in September 2016
attribute September_mass long_name String September Mass
attribute September_mass units String grams

The information in the table above is also available in other file formats (.csv, .htmlTable, .itx, .json, .jsonlCSV1, .jsonlCSV, .jsonlKVP, .mat, .nc, .nccsv, .tsv, .xhtml) via a RESTful web service.

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