Posted on OA: 29 Nov 2013 Numerous papers report the effects of ocean acidification on marine organisms and communities, but it has been difficult to compare the results since the carbonate chemistry and ancillary data are often reported in different units and scales, and calculated using different sets of constants.
CNRA posting: 19 Nov 2013 — From West Coast Governors Alliance on Ocean Health The West Coast Governors Alliance on Ocean Health is pleased to announce the start of a joint fellowship between the West Coast Governors Alliance, the West Coast Regional Associations of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System
Posted on OA: 17 Nov 2013 — By IOC-UNESCO Net CO2 absorption by the world’s oceans is known to benefit human-kind by reducing the concentration of this greenhouse gas in the atmosphere. But as CO2 dissolves in seawater carbonic acid is formed, causing the ocean to acidify at rates not seen for
Posted on Nature World News: 16 Nov 2013 — First demonstration that ocean’s CO2 uptake can impair digestion in a marine animal Researchers from Sweden and Germany have found that climate change and ocean acidification is ruining the digestive systems of marine animals. They conducted the study on a larval
Posted on Phys.Org: 13 Nov 2013 In a major new international report, experts conclude that the acidity of the world’s ocean may increase by around 170% by the end of the century bringing significant economic losses. People who rely on the ocean’s ecosystem services – often in developing countries –