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Earth Institute Research Projects

CICAR: Boundary Layer Experiments of Coral Reef Calcification and Net O2 Production

Lead PI: Dr. Wade McGillis

Unit Affiliation: Geochemistry, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

July 2008 - June 2014
Inactive
Atlantic Ocean
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: McGillis' part of the project is to conduct boundary layer measurements and analysis including: the deployment of two eddy diffusivity gradient flux systems; quality control of the turbulence measurements; and interpretation and computation of the TA and DIC gradient fluxes.

SPONSOR:

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration/Department of Commerce

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$76,502

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY COLLABORATORS:

Ocean and Climate Physics (O&CP), International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)

KEYWORDS

coral reefs ocean and climate physics cooperative institute for climate applications and research (cicar) modeling feedbacks oceans ocean acidification