Dissolved inorganic carbon, total alkalinity, dissolved oxygen, and pH monitored from benthic Free Ocean Carbon Enrichment (FOCE) -type study in Heron Island reef flat (NODC Accession 0113856)

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Ocean acidification poses multiple challenges for coral reefs on molecular to ecological scales, yet previous experimental studies of the impact of projected CO2 concentrations have mostly been done in aquarium systems with corals removed from their natural ecosystem and placed under artificial light and seawater conditions. The Coral-Proto Free Ocean Carbon Enrichment System (CP-FOCE) uses a network of sensors to monitor conditions within each flume and maintain experimental pH as an offset from environmental pH using feedback control on the injection of low pH seawater. Carbonate chemistry conditions maintained in the -0.06 and -0.22 pH offset treatments were significantly different than environmental conditions. The results from this short-term experiment suggest that the CP-FOCE is an important new experimental system to study in situ impacts of ocean acidification on coral reef ecosystems.
  • Cite as: Kline, David I.; Teneva, Lida; Dove, Sophie; Hoegh-Guldberg, Ove (2014). Dissolved inorganic carbon, total alkalinity, dissolved oxygen, and pH monitored from benthic Free Ocean Carbon Enrichment (FOCE) -type study in Heron Island reef flat (NODC Accession 0113856). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. doi:10.7289/V5MK69T9 [access date]
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Time Period 2009-12-17 to 2009-12-21
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: -23.45
S: -23.45
E: 151.9167
W: 151.9167
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General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2014-01-16
Edition 1.1
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
The Free Ocean Carbon Enrichment (FOCE) is an in-situ experimental system where future predicted pH levels as an offset below what is measured in the environment can be produced. The -0.2 FOCE refers to the chamber in which a medium level offset (around -.15 pH units) was produced, and the -0.4 FOCE is the more extreme treatment where it was around a -0.3 pH offset below the environment.

pH values in the data file use a pH scale of "Total pH Scale".

A publication describing this data set can be found at:
David I. Kline, Lida Teneva, Kenneth Schneider, Thomas Miard, Aaron Chai, Malcolm Marker, Kent Headley, Brad Opdyke, Merinda Nash, Matthew Valetich, Jeremy K. Caves, Bayden D. Russell, Sean D. Connell, Bill J. Kirkwood, Peter Brewer, Edward Peltzer, Jack Silverman, Ken Caldeira, Robert B. Dunbar, Jeffrey R. Koseff, Stephen G. Monismith, B. Greg Mitchell, Sophie Dove, Ove Hoegh-Guldberg. 2012. A short-term in situ CO2 enrichment experiment on Heron Island (GBR). Scientific Reports. 2: 413. doi: 10.1038/srep00413.
Purpose Basic research
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Kline, David I.; Teneva, Lida; Dove, Sophie; Hoegh-Guldberg, Ove (2014). Dissolved inorganic carbon, total alkalinity, dissolved oxygen, and pH monitored from benthic Free Ocean Carbon Enrichment (FOCE) -type study in Heron Island reef flat (NODC Accession 0113856). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. doi:10.7289/V5MK69T9 [access date]
Cited Authors
  • Kline, David I.
  • Teneva, Lida
  • Dove, Sophie
  • Hoegh-Guldberg, Ove
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Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science and Services Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > ALKALINITY
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > INORGANIC CARBON
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > OXYGEN
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > PH
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NODC > National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN
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Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Kline, David I.; Teneva, Lida; Dove, Sophie; Hoegh-Guldberg, Ove (2014). Dissolved inorganic carbon, total alkalinity, dissolved oxygen, and pH monitored from benthic Free Ocean Carbon Enrichment (FOCE) -type study in Heron Island reef flat (NODC Accession 0113856). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. doi:10.7289/V5MK69T9 [access date]
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Processing Steps
  • 2014-01-16T21:18:09 - NCEI Accession 0113856 v1.1 was published.
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Processing Steps
  • 2015-04-22T00:00:00 - NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
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Instrument
  • Free Ocean Carbon Enrichment (FOCE) experimental system
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