NOAA OCEAN ACIDIFICATION PROGRAM PROJECTS

The Ocean Acidification Program supports a wide variety of projects both within NOAA and cooperative and academic institutions. These research projects examine specific themes aimed to determine our nation’s vulnerability to ocean acidification.

Determining our nation's vulnerability to ocean acidification demands a trifecta of understanding: quantifying the environmental exposure of marine life to ocean acidification through monitoring and modeling of ocean chemistry, discerning the sensitivity of marine life to ocean acidification through biological response research and ecosystem models, and understanding the human dependence on organisms most impacted.