Deadline approaching – Ocean Sciences Meeting 2024 session: Ocean acidification capacity building within communities, society, and education

Deadline for abstract submission: 13 September 2023

Ocean acidification (OA) has been observed in all regions of the world’s ocean and it continues to increase at an unprecedented rate. This global phenomenon has variable local impacts, affecting organisms and ecosystem services, such as food security, by reducing biodiversity, degrading habitats and endangering fisheries and aquaculture. In recent years, OA has gained recognition across national and international policy frameworks, including in national ocean action plans, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030 Agenda, and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

To fully address and minimize the effects of OA, local researchers, stakeholders, and tribal communities will need to be engaged to co-design science, monitoring, research, and synthesis products that enable and support informed decisions about mitigation, adaptation, and preparedness strategies. The Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network (GOA-ON) leads this effort to foster global collaboration, build capacity for local OA monitoring and include local knowledge with over 1000 members in 105 countries, organized in 9 regional hubs.

This session aims to highlight a diversity of projects that utilize creative avenues to co-design science and disseminate it to a broader audience while engaging other sectors in OA research, monitoring, mitigation, outreach, education, and more.

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