This project was partially funded by the National Park Service Task Agreement J80800700008 and by Cooperative Agreement NA090AR4320075 between the Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research (JIMAR) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Thanks are due to Di Henderson and May Izumi for their editorial assistance. Discussion with Mohammad Safeeq on the trend analysis was useful. Constructive criticisms from two anonymous reviewers helped to greatly improve the presentation of this paper.
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