The following HTML text is provided to enhance online
readability. Many aspects of typography translate only awkwardly to HTML.
Please use the page image
as the authoritative form to ensure accuracy.
Frontiers in Understanding Climate Change and Polar Ecosystems: Report of a Workshop
preferred prey for the familiar polar faunas; and ice-avoiding gelatinous zooplankton may replace krill. Ocean acidification will reach a threshold where it will impact carbonate-forming phytoplankton, zooplankton, and benthic species in both polar regions (Fabry et al., 2009), further complicating the effects of warming and ice loss on marine ecosystem structure.