About the Authors

Lisa L. Robbins

lrobbins@usgs.gov

Affiliation St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, United States Geological Survey, St. Petersburg, Florida, United States of America

Jonathan G. Wynn

Affiliation Department of Geology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States of America

John T. Lisle

Affiliation St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, United States Geological Survey, St. Petersburg, Florida, United States of America

Kimberly K. Yates

Affiliation St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, United States Geological Survey, St. Petersburg, Florida, United States of America

Paul O. Knorr

Affiliation St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, United States Geological Survey, St. Petersburg, Florida, United States of America

Robert H. Byrne

Affiliation College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, Florida, United States of America

Xuewu Liu

Affiliation College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, Florida, United States of America

Mark C. Patsavas

Affiliation College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, Florida, United States of America

Kumiko Azetsu-Scott

Affiliation Ocean Sciences Division, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

Taro Takahashi

Affiliation Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LLR JGW JTL KKY. Performed the experiments: LLR JGW KKY JTL POK XL MCP RHB KAS TT. Analyzed the data: LLR JGW JTL KKY POK XL RHB KAS TT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LLR JGW RHB TT KKY. Wrote the paper: LLR JGW JTL KKY RHB KAS TT.