AMBIO

, Volume 43, Issue 3, pp 379–380 | Cite as

Response to “Selective Evidence of Eutrophication in the Great Barrier Reef” by Furnas et al.

  • Peter R. F. Bell
  • Ibrahim Elmetri
  • Brian E. Lapointe
Comment
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Keywords

Great Barrier Reef Coral Cover Gelatinous Zooplankton East Australian Current Hard Coral Cover 
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© Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter R. F. Bell
    • 1
  • Ibrahim Elmetri
    • 2
  • Brian E. Lapointe
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Chemical/Environmental EngineeringUniversity of QueenslandSt LuciaAustralia
  2. 2.AMZA LtdWellingtonNew Zealand
  3. 3.Harbor Branch Oceanographic InstituteFlorida Atlantic UniversityFort PierceUSA

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