This is a list of papers on ocean acidification with emphasis on reduction of ocean ph due to rising atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration the list is not complete, and will most likely be updated in the future in order to make it more thorough and more representative update (november 16, 2012):. Afsc ocean acidification research plan – white paper (6 july 2006) forecast fish and marine mammal population responses to ocean acidification in the north pacific ocean and bering sea an ocean acidification research plan for the alaska fisheries science center background - approximately 30-50% of global. The term ocean acidification is used to describe the ongoing decrease in ocean ph caused by human co2 emissions, such as the burning of fossil fuels it is the little known consequence of living in a high co2 world, dubbed as the “evil twin of climate change” the chemical process of ocean acidification adapted from a. Species distributions and abundances could propagate through multiple trophic levels of marine food webs, though research into the long-term ecosystem impacts of ocean acidification is in its infancy this review attempts to provide a general synthesis of known and/or hypothesized biological and ecosystem responses to. Concept paper partnership dialogue 3: minimizing and addressing ocean acidification concept paper for partnership dialogue 3, prepared in response to the general given the word limit for the concept paper, not all in conducting research to achieve an understanding of the impacts of, and risks associated with.
Experience increased acidification with possible impacts on its marine ecosystems'59 in research papers presented under the working group on ecosystem monitoring and management there has been discussion of the impacts of ocean acidification on marine resources in the southern ocean, for example on krill 6061. Ocean acidification isn't serious 'our harmless emissions of trifling quantities of carbon dioxide cannot possibly acidify the oceans paper after paper after learned paper in the peer-reviewed literature makes that quite plain idso cites some 150 scientific sources, nearly all of them providing hard evidence, by measurement. Corresponding editor: j f bruno editor's note: this paper was commissioned by the journal editors to commemorate the esa centennial celebration a virtual table of contents with links to all the centennial papers will be available on the journals web site (esajournalsorg) by the fall of 2015. Sea web recently released marine science reviews that address ocean acidification the research papers are as follows: yara, y, vogt, m, fujii, m, yamano, h, hauri, c, steinacher, m, gruber, n, and yamanaka, y ocean acidification limits temperature-induced poleward expansion of coral habitats around japan.
Ocean acidification seas turning sour december 2008 international union for conservation of nature briefing paper effects of increased co2 on iucn helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges by supporting cutting-edge research. Finally, internet searches for research papers, public events, educational outreach, and technical literature, news reports, and op-ed articles regarding ocean acidification yielded the remainder of proposed and implemented actions found to address acidification some actions that incidentally address ocean acidification.
While the full implications of elevated co2 on marine ecosystems are still being documented, there is a substantial body of research showing that a combination of ocean acidification and elevated ocean temperature, driven mainly by co2 and other greenhouse gas emissions, have a compounded effect on marine life and. Gbsc paper: ocean acidification: current research activities and known research gaps 2 ocean acidification current research activities and known research gaps paper for the global biodiversity sub-committee of the global environmental change committee prepared by 1 : leedale, a & myers, j.
The menace boy was describing is 'ocean acidification' it's no wonder he should find it worrying, for it has been assiduously promoted by environmentalists for more than a decade now as 'global warming's evil twin' last year, no fewer than 600 academic papers were published on the subject, so it must be serious, right. Ocean acidification strips seawater of the materials that marine animals — such as corals, plankton and shellfish — use to build their shells and skeletons this can stunt growth or cause although there may be some winners, scientific research tells us that there will be far, far more losers a thorough review of ocean. Studies of the impact ocean acidification on zooplankton are usually carried out in the laboratory and very few species have been investigated the current research used two volcanic co2 seeps off papua new guinea as natural laboratories, thus giving us a clearer picture of the future impact of acidification on demersal.
In the last decade, there has been an exponential growth in research and publications aimed at assessing the effects of elevated co2 on marine organisms doubling every 2 or 3 years, the number of annual publications focused on ocean acidification reached 540 in 2013 (iaea oa-icc bibliographic database) in 2013. For internal use only this report should be cited as: noaa ocean acidification steering committee (2010): noaa ocean and great lakes acidification research north pacific ocean 2 12 number of papers published on species' response to ocean acidification per year, inclusive of reviews. Studies after papers were identified that met the above criteria, their experimental design in respect to replication was examined specific designs were grouped as per the scheme outlined in figure 1 in hurlbert (1984) which we have re-constructed in the context of ocean acidification research (figure 1), showing potential.