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BG | Volume 15, issue 9
Biogeosciences, 15, 2819-2834, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-2819-2018
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Biogeosciences, 15, 2819-2834, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-2819-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Reviews and syntheses 09 May 2018

Reviews and syntheses | 09 May 2018

Reviews and syntheses: Revisiting the boron systematics of aragonite and their application to coral calcification

Thomas M. DeCarlo et al.
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Understanding the mechanisms of coral calcification is limited by the isolation of the calcifying environment. The boron systematics (B / Ca and δ11B) of aragonite have recently been developed as a proxy for the carbonate chemistry of the calcifying fluid, but a variety of approaches have been utilized. We assess the available experimental B / Ca partitioning data and present a computer code for deriving calcifying fluid carbonate chemistry from the boron systematics of coral skeletons.
Understanding the mechanisms of coral calcification is limited by the isolation of the...
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