Marine biology: new light on growth in the cold

The recent collapse of the Antarctic Larson ice shelves revealed a slow growing benthic community on the seabed below. But a revisit just four years later revealed rapid growth of glass sponges. Antarctic continental shelves could become sites of significant carbon sequestration.

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Publication status:
Published
Author(s):
Authors: Barnes, David K.A.

On this site: David Barnes
Date:
22 July, 2013
Journal/Source:
Current Biology / 23
Page(s):
R609-R611
Digital Object Identifier (DOI):
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2013.05.058