About the Authors

Juan L. Torres-Pérez

juan.l.torresperez@nasa.gov

Affiliation Bay Area Environmental Research Institute/NASA Ames Research Center, MS 245-4, Bldg 245, Rm. 120, Moffett Field, CA, 94035, United States of America

Liane S. Guild

Affiliation Earth Science Division, NASA Ames Research Center, MS 245-4, Bldg 245, Rm. 120, P.O. Box 1, Moffett Field, CA, 94035, United States of America

Roy A. Armstrong

Affiliation Bio-optical Oceanography Laboratory, Department of Marine Sciences, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, 00680, United States of America

Jorge Corredor

Affiliation Chemical Oceanography Laboratory, Department of Marine Sciences, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, 00680, United States of America

Anabella Zuluaga-Montero

Affiliation Sociedad Ambiente Marino, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00931, United States of America

Ramón Polanco

Affiliation Universidad del Turabo, Escuela de Ciencias Naturales y Tecnología, Gurabo, Puerto Rico, 00778, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JLTP LSG RAA. Performed the experiments: JLTP JC RP. Analyzed the data: JLTP LSG RAA AZM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JLTP JC RP. Wrote the paper: JLTP LSG RAA JC AZM RP.