Ocean acidification: The risks and challenges for Maine

Carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere over the past century is making our oceans more acidic. Bob Steneck, Professor of Oceanography, Marine Biology, and Marine Policy at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center will discuss why the cold waters of the Gulf of Maine may be most at risk. He will share potential consequences of ocean acidification for lobsters, softshell clams, northern shrimp, oysters, and other plants and animals that produce limestone shells.

Event Details

Event: LECTURE: Ocean Acidification, The Risk & Challenges For Maine Members: Free
Where: Gulf of Maine Research Institute Non Members: Free
Address: 350 Commercial Street Meeting Place: At Event Location
Location Website: Link Meeting Address: Same as Event Location
Meet Loc Website: n/a Meeting Time: 6:30 PM
Location Phone: 228-1625 Parking Cost: $0.00
Start Date-Time: 04/07/2011 – 7:00 PM Reg. Deadline: 04/07/2011
* End Date-Time: 04/07/2011 – 8:00 PM PrePay Required: No

Event Leader: Denise Crautigam
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Event Location: Gulf of Maine Research Institute
Address: 350 Commercial Street
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