About the Authors

Richard B. Aronson

raronson@fit.edu

Affiliations Department of Biological Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida, United States of America, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Dauphin Island, Alabama, United States of America

Ryan M. Moody

Affiliations Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Dauphin Island, Alabama, United States of America, Department of Marine Sciences, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, United States of America

Linda C. Ivany

Affiliation Department of Earth Sciences, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, United States of America

Daniel B. Blake

Affiliation Department of Geology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

John E. Werner

Address Current address: Department of Physical Sciences, Seminole Community College, Sanford, Florida, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Geology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Alexander Glass

Address Current address: Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Geology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RBA DBB. Performed the experiments: RBA RMM LCI DBB JEW AG. Analyzed the data: RBA RMM JEW. Wrote the paper: RBA RMM LCI DBB.