Published 27 July 2018 Science Highlights • Quarterly synoptic surveys of the southern California continental shelf demonstrate seasonal patterns in aragonite saturation state. • Observed patterns in aragonite saturation state are strongly linked to biological processes associated with seasonal upwelling. • The average depth of corrosive waters (Ωarag < 1)
Authors: Iria Gimenez, George G. Waldbusser, Burke Hales https://www.elementascience.org/article/10.1525/elementa.306/ Abstract Understanding larval bivalve responses to variable regimes of seawater carbonate chemistry requires realistic quantification of physiological stress. Based on a degree-day modeling approach, we developed a new metric, the ocean acidification stress index for shellfish (OASIS), for this purpose. OASIS
On behalf of more than 100 contributing scientists worldwide, we proudly announce the release of Version 6 of the Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas (SOCAT). SOCAT (www.socat.info) is a synthesis activity by international marine carbon scientists with annual public releases. SOCAT version 6 has 23.4 million quality-controlled in situ surface ocean
Brittany E Davis, Lisa M Komoroske, Matthew J Hansen Jamilynn B Roletto, Emily N Perry, Nathan A Miller, Sean M Ehlman, Sarah G Wheeler, Andrew Sih, Anne E Todgham, Nann A Fangue Conservation Physiology, Volume 6, Issue 1, 1 July 2018, coy038, https://doi.org/10.1093/conphys/coy038 Published: 10 July 2018 Abstract California’s coastal
Crustose coralline algae build a shallow ridge (algal ridge) on a coral reef in Moorea, French Polynesia. CSUN marine biologist Robert Carpenter and a former student, Maggie Johnson, found that increasing the amount of nitrogen helps the algae fight off the negative effects of ocean acidification. Photo by Maggie Johnson.