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Mukilteo scientist tries to discover why C02 is hurting oceans

Mukilteo scientist tries to discover why C02 is hurting oceans

Shallin Busch is a Mukilteo-based ecologist whose research is linking ocean acidification to the deteriorating health of the Puget Sound...
Mukilteo scientist tries to discover why C02 is hurting oceans
What scientists are learning about the impact of an acidifying ocean

What scientists are learning about the impact of an acidifying ocean

The effects of ocean acidification on marine life have only become widely recognized in the past decade. Now researchers are rapidly expanding the...
What scientists are learning about the impact of an acidifying ocean
Keeping An Eye On Ocean Acidification In Chesapeake Bay

Keeping An Eye On Ocean Acidification In Chesapeake Bay

  New paper identifies pH minimum zone in bay water. A research team, led by University of Delaware professor Wei-Jun Cai, has identified a...
Keeping An Eye On Ocean Acidification In Chesapeake Bay
A Sentinel for Change: Secrets along the seafloor in Olympic Coast

A Sentinel for Change: Secrets along the seafloor in Olympic Coast

Whether you arrive on the Olympic Peninsula by land, sea, or air, you sense its remote, rugged and vast environment immediately. The Olympic Coast is...
A Sentinel for Change: Secrets along the seafloor in Olympic Coast
The spirit of collaboration aboard Gulf of Mexico cruise

The spirit of collaboration aboard Gulf of Mexico cruise

This summer, NOAA and partner scientists will conduct their most collaborative ocean acidification sampling of the Gulf of Mexico yet. Set to depart...
The spirit of collaboration aboard Gulf of Mexico cruise
New interactive climatology plots of aragonite saturation state and pH for public...

New interactive climatology plots of aragonite saturation state and pH for public...

The buoy team of PMEL's Carbon Group has recently developed innovative tools to better connect stakeholders to information generated...
New interactive climatology plots of aragonite saturation state and pH for public...
International Collaboration is Vital for Understanding and Adapting to Ocean Acidification

International Collaboration is Vital for Understanding and Adapting to Ocean Acidification

or those who make their living farming oysters in the states of Washington and Oregon, the widespread mortality of larvae at several hatcheries...
International Collaboration is Vital for Understanding and Adapting to Ocean Acidification
Ocean Acidification: Building a Path Toward Adaptation in the Arctic

Ocean Acidification: Building a Path Toward Adaptation in the Arctic

Scientists, economists, and stakeholders from all eight Arctic countries forge a path forward in adapting to ocean acidification in the...
Ocean Acidification: Building a Path Toward Adaptation in the Arctic
New Tool Helps Oyster Growers Prepare for Changing Ocean Chemistry

New Tool Helps Oyster Growers Prepare for Changing Ocean Chemistry

For Bill Mook, coastal acidification is one thing his oyster hatchery cannot afford to ignore. Mook Sea Farm depends on seawater from...
New Tool Helps Oyster Growers Prepare for Changing Ocean Chemistry
NOAA research links human-caused CO2 emissions to dissolving sea snail shells off U.S....

NOAA research links human-caused CO2 emissions to dissolving sea snail shells off U.S....

For the first time, NOAA and partner scientists have connected the concentration of human-caused carbon dioxide in waters off the U.S. Pacific coast...
NOAA research links human-caused CO2 emissions to dissolving sea snail shells off U.S....
WESTPAC Scientists Step up Efforts to Combat Ocean Acidification

WESTPAC Scientists Step up Efforts to Combat Ocean Acidification

46 Scientists from the region gathered again in Phuket, Thailand, 29-31 August 2016, stepping up their efforts to develop a long term program...
WESTPAC Scientists Step up Efforts to Combat Ocean Acidification

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October 15th, 2017

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OAP Deputy Director attends workshop on "Bridging the Gap between Ocean Acidification Impacts and Economic Valuation" in Monaco

This workshop will focus on intervention strategies to address ocean acidification impacts to coral reefs. Specifically, Deputy Director Dwight Gledhill will be examining option for Caribbean/Atlantic coral reef ecosystems including the Florida reef tract, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands.

October 12th, 2017

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OAP Director presents at Regional Association for Research on the Gulf of Maine (RARGOM) Annual Science Meeting

OAP Director, Libby Jewett, will be presenting at the 2017 Regional Association for Research on the Gulf of Maine (RARGOM) Annual Science Meeting in Portland, Maine at the University of Southern Maine’s Abromson Center.  The meeting's focus is “Ocean and Coastal Acidification: Causes and Potential Consequences for Ecological and Sociological Systems in the Gulf of Maine.”  

September 26th, 2017

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OAP Director Serves in Advisory Role to the Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre

OAP Director, Libby Jewett, along with PMEL Lead Oceanographer, Richard Feely, attend the Advisory Board Meeting of the International Coordination Center for Ocean Acidification (OA-ICC) on September 26th-28th, 2017.

August 29th, 2017

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OAP Serves on Panel to Strengthen Collaborative Ocean Acidification Research in the Arctic

Max Kaplan, a Knauss Fellow with the OAP,  will be serving on a panel at the Arctic Science Networking Workshop hosted by the Arctic Council to be held in Helsinki, Finland. He will be speaking to opportunities to strengthen international collaborations in ocean acidification monitoring in the Arctic, a region that is particularly vulnerable to changes in ocean chemistry

August 24th, 2017

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OAP Program Manager Presents at American Fisheries Society Meeting

OAP's program manager will be presenting on the species' response research supported by the OAP at the American Fisheries Society meeting in Tampa, Florida on August 21st, 2017. She will also be presenting a seminar at the University of South Florida College of Marine Science.