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Collaborative Research: Climate Change and Predatory Invasion of the Antarctic Benthos
Entry ID: NSF-ANT11-41877

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Elevated temperatures and ocean acidification are both threatening the Southern Ocean. The effects of these environmental changes are poorly understood, but preliminary data suggest that they are driving a biological invasion. Specifically, large populations of skeleton-crushing king crabs, Paralomis birsteini, have been detected off Marguerite Bay on the West Antarctic Peninsula. These crabs ...

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Description: NSF Award Abstract #1141877
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2012-10-01T00:00:00.000Z
Stop Date: 2016-09-30T23:59:59.999Z
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United States Antarctic Program Data Center
Data Center URL: http://www.usap-dc.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: Data Manager
Email: info at usap-dc.org
Contact Address:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Richard Aronson
Email: raronson at fit.edu
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Florida Institute of Technology
City: Melbourne
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 32901
Country: US
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2016-09-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-31