Posted on OA: 31 Aug 2016 — Koweek D. A., Nickols K. J., Leary P. R., Litvin S. Y., Bell T. W., Luthin T., Lummis S., Mucciarone D. A. & Dunbar R. B., 2016. Biogeosciences Discussions. doi:10.5194/bg-2016-360 Kelp forests are among the world’s most productive marine ecosystems, yet little is
Month: August 2016
The carbonate chemistry of the “fattening line,” Willapa Bay, 2011–2014
Posted on OA: 16 Aug 2016 — Hales B., Suhrbier A., Waldbusser G. G., Feely R. A. & Newton J. A., in press. Estuaries and Coasts. Willapa Bay has received a great deal of attention in the context of rising atmospheric CO2 and the concomitant effects of changes in bay
Could kelp forests keep ocean acidification at bay?
Posted on OA: 16 Aug 2016 — By Jeremy Hance, Mongabay Photo credit: Puget Sound Restoration Fund Scientists have long argued that restoring forests on land could mitigate global climate change, but what about restoring forests in the sea? Not forests made up of trees, of course, but of kelp:
Estimates of the Direct Effect of Seawater pH on the Survival Rate of Species Groups in the California Current Ecosystem
Posted on PLOS ONE: 11 Aug 2016 — Citation: Busch DS, McElhany P (2016) PLoS ONE 11(8): e0160669. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0160669 Abstract Ocean acidification (OA) has the potential to restructure ecosystems due to variation in species sensitivity to the projected changes in ocean carbon chemistry. Ecological models can be forced with scenarios