Coccolith mass variability and contribution to carbonate production of coccolithophores in the Southern Ocean: modern versus fossil assemblages

Andrés Salvador Rigual Hernández1, Thomas W. Trull2, Jose'-Abel Flores3, Scott Nodder4, Francisco J Sierro3, Shramik Patil5, Miguel Angel Fuertes6 and Fatima F G Abrantes7, (1)Organization Not Listed, Washington, DC, United States, (2)Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Marine and Atmospheric Research, Antarctic Climate Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre, Hobart, Australia, (3)University of Salamanca, Department of Geology, Salamanca, Spain, (4)National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research, Wellington, New Zealand, (5)National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research, Goa, India, (6)University of Salamanca, Geology, Salamanca, Spain, (7)Instituto Port Mar e Atmosfera, Lisbon, Portugal