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Latest Science Updates to the 2012 WA State Blue Ribbon Panel Report

Latest Science Updates to the 2012 WA State Blue Ribbon Panel Report

The Washington state governor’s appointed board, the Marine Resources Advisory Council, released its first update in five years to the...
Latest Science Updates to the 2012 WA State Blue Ribbon Panel Report
DOI's Newswave highlights collaborative efforts in researching ocean acidification

DOI's Newswave highlights collaborative efforts in researching ocean acidification

Department of Interior's highlights collaborative efforts in researching ocean acidification. The following stories can be found in the quarterly...
DOI's Newswave highlights collaborative efforts in researching ocean acidification
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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OAP HAPPENINGS


JANUARY 16TH, 2018

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OAP Director Participates in Working Group to Discuss Methodology to Achieve United Nations Sustainable Development Goals on Ocean Acidification

NOAA OAP Director, Libby Jewett, is participating in a working group at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The group is working to develop methodology and concrete actions for United Nations Standard Development Goals on ocean acidification. 

OCTOBER 23rd, 2017

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OAP Helps Build Ocean Acidification Capacity for Pacific Island Nations

NOAA scientists and OAP staff will be educating and training scientists on ocean acidification monitoring in Suva, Fiji on 30 Oct - 10 Nov 2017. Scientists from several Pacific Island nations will convene at the University of the South Pacific to learn best methods for measuring ocean chemistry from experts in the Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network. 

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.