Posted on EPOCA: 17 May 2013 Rising atmospheric CO2 contents have led to greater CO2 uptake by the oceans, lowering both pH due to increasing hydrogen ions and CaCO3 saturation states due to declining carbonate ion (CO32−). Here, we used previously compiled data sets and new data collected in 2010 and 2011 to
Posted on EPOCA: 17 May 2013 — Kelly M. W., Padilla-Gamiño J. L. & Hofmann G. E., in press. Global Change Biology A rapidly growing body of literature documents the potential negative effects of CO2-driven ocean acidification (OA) on marine organisms. However, nearly all of this work has focused on
Posted on Peninsula Press: 15 May 2013 — By Anna Hallingstad This device, the brainchild of David Kline and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, is a minilab that helps researchers determine the effects climate change has on coral reefs. (Photo courtesy of David Kline, Scripps Institution of Oceanography) Picture
Posted on Crosscut: 14 May 2013 — By Martha Baskin — Green Acre Radio: A team of scientists in Friday Harbor are providing a window into the future of the ocean. Walk down to the docks at Friday Harbor Labs on San Juan Island and you’ll find a row of space-age domes.
Posted on EPOCA: 09 May 2013 Ocean acidification has gained attention recently due to the possibility that it may put marine ecosystems at risk, including those that are vital resources for human populations. Willapa Bay, an estuary made up of shallow areas of tidal flats with a deep central channel,