New Global Maps Detail Human-Caused Ocean Acidification

Crystallized sea water polarized with two polarizing filters. We use polarizing filters to determine calcification of the various bivalves we study in the Ocean Acidification lab. Captions and Photo source: Sarah Norberg / NOAA


A team of scientists has published the most comprehensive picture yet of how acidity levels vary across the world’s oceans, providing a benchmark for years to come as enormous amounts of human-caused carbon emissions continue to wind up at sea…

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