Articles | Volume 22, issue 11
Research article
14 Jun 2022
Research article |  | 14 Jun 2022

Potential environmental impact of bromoform from Asparagopsis farming in Australia

Yue Jia, Birgit Quack, Robert D. Kinley, Ignacio Pisso, and Susann Tegtmeier


Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on acp-2021-800', Paul J. Fraser, 23 Jan 2022
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Yue Jia, 27 Mar 2022
  • RC2: 'Review of the manuscript “Potential environmental impact of bromoform from Aspargopsis farming in Australia” by Jia et al., ACPD, 2021.', Rafael Pedro Fernandez, 01 Feb 2022
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC2', Yue Jia, 27 Mar 2022
  • RC3: 'Comment on acp-2021-800', Anonymous Referee #3, 03 Feb 2022
    • AC3: 'Reply on RC3', Yue Jia, 27 Mar 2022

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Yue Jia on behalf of the Authors (27 Mar 2022)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (31 Mar 2022) by Andreas Engel
AR by Yue Jia on behalf of the Authors (13 Apr 2022)  Author's response    Manuscript
Short summary
In this study, we assessed the potential risks of bromoform released from Asparagopsis farming near Australia for the stratospheric ozone layer by analyzing different cultivation scenarios. We conclude that the intended operation of Asparagopsis seaweed cultivation farms with an annual yield to meet the needs of 50 % of feedlots and cattle in either open-ocean or terrestrial cultures in Australia will not impact the ozone layer under normal operating conditions.
Final-revised paper