TRACKING OCEAN ACIDIFICATION IN PUERTO RICO: A VIDEO JOURNEY

TRACKING OCEAN ACIDIFICATION IN PUERTO RICO: A VIDEO JOURNEY

January 20th, 2021

Puerto Rico is home to vibrant coral reef ecosystems that support a diversity of marine life and livelihoods. Join Melissa Melendez, University of Hawai'i Manoa and Lisamarie Carrubba, NOAA Fisheries' Office of Protected Resources, as they  share our journey in creating Spanish-language videos (with English subtitles) about ocean acidification, its causes, consequences, research and possible solutions for the Puerto Rican public and island visitors. The video invites viewers to get involved in community actions that reduce other stressors to marine organisms and increase their resilience to the effects of ocean acidification. A full length and short video (highlighting key messages) were created in collaboration with a number of NOAA and non-NOAA partners, including the University of Puerto Rico and Paradise SCUBA and Snorkeling Center, and produced by a local videographer, Efra Visuals.
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
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CONSISTENT OCEAN ACIDIFICATION MESSAGING:  THE KEY TO CONSISTENT UNDERSTANDING

CONSISTENT OCEAN ACIDIFICATION MESSAGING: THE KEY TO CONSISTENT UNDERSTANDING

September 2nd, 2020

In this webinar Erin Winslow, PhD candidate at the University of California Santa Barbara acknowledges that communicating ocean acidification is a challenge for scientists, researchers, educators, and professionals alike. Arguably one of the greatest obstacles to productive conversations about ocean acidification is the absence of clear, concise, and consistent messaging of complicated processes. Successful messaging can be established by utilizing language that is digestible and constant across educational landscapes. The National Network for Ocean and Climate Change Interpretation (NNOCCI) supported by the National Science Foundation established a framework for communicating climate science, and specifically ocean acidification, to the general public. During this presentation, the process and lessons learned in creating visual aids with specific examples of how ocean acidification impacts ecosystems in various geographic regions is discussed. Each infographic has the same general layout and consistent messaging, tailored to each ocean region. The visual aids simplify current climate and ocean change research to articulate why ocean acidification is occurring, how it is impacting our ocean, and also provide actionable solutions for viewers.

 

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020
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ON A SCALE OF 0-14, HOW FAMILIAR ARE YOU WITH THE OCEAN ACIDIFICATION PHACTS?!

ON A SCALE OF 0-14, HOW FAMILIAR ARE YOU WITH THE OCEAN ACIDIFICATION PHACTS?!

Thursday, March 19, 2020. 2pmET

During this presentation Amy Dean of NOAA's Data in the Classroom and Kari St. Laurent of the Delaware National Estuariene Research Reserve walk though the science of ocean and coastal acidification along with how to use NOAA's new ocean acidification Data in the Classroom module.

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Friday, March 20, 2020
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Collaborating with community science groups for coastal acidification monitoring

Collaborating with community science groups for coastal acidification monitoring

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 2pm ET (11am PT)

In this webinar, Beth Turner of NOAA National Ocean Service, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, shares priorities and capacities of citizen science groups for acidification measurements in the Northeast US, reactions to the provided training, lessons gained and how we might engage in future coordinated monitoring efforts.

Monday, June 10, 2019
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What can we do about ocean acidification? Telling the story of local actions in the face of global change

What can we do about ocean acidification? Telling the story of local actions in the face of global change

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6TH 3PM ET (12PM PT)

In this webinar, Francis Chan of Oregon State University and Charlie Plybon of Surfrider Foundation, shared their motivation for and experiences with developing an educational video on local actions and solutions to address ocean acidification. Using a series of stories of citizen science-based monitoring, industry innovations, and the search for local mitigation solutions, they will share the experiences of Oregonian’s rolling up their sleeves to act locally against a global challenge.

 


Tuesday, March 12, 2019
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