Journal of Ecology Editor’s Choice: Article on Seagrass Ecoystem and Green Turtle Grazing

Published: May 11th, 2020

Category: Featured-Post, News, Research

Seagrass ecosystem metabolic carbon capture in response to green turtle grazing across Caribbean meadows

Karen Ann Bjorndal, an UF Biodiversity Institute Advisory Board member and faculty with the Department of Biology, along with Robert Johnson, who earned his Ph.D. at UF and now is faculty at Iowa State University, and colleagues, have their published article, Seagrass ecosystem metabolic carbon capture in response to green turtle grazing across Caribbean meadows, selected as the “Editor’s Choice”  in the Journal of Ecology. 

Associate Editor Randall Hughes has written a blog post about the paper and why it was chosen.

https://jecologyblog.com/2020/05/08/editors-choice-volume-108-issue-3/

Full article citation:  Johnson, R.A., A.G. Gulick, N. Constant, A.B. Bolten, F.O.H. Smulders, M.J.A. Christianen, M.I. Nava, K. Kolasa, and K.A. Bjorndal. 2020. Seagrass ecosystem metabolic carbon capture in response to green turtle grazing across Caribbean meadows.  Journal of Ecology 108(3):1101-1114. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.13306

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