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Ocean acidification, water supply topics of free forum

During a free program at the Red Lion Hotel in Port Angeles on Sept. 28 at 6 p.m., speakers will talk about how the ocean is acidifying and future water availability.

PORT ANGELES — Speakers will discuss ocean acidification and future water availability on the North Olympic Peninsula in a free program at 6 p.m. Sept. 28.

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Time to wake up: Coral reefs and ocean acidification (video)

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Climate science on tap – oysters, upwelling & ocean acidification – 31 August

When infant oysters began dying off in record numbers, reportedly due to the increased acidification of Pacific Northwest waters, the Washington State Legislature asked the UW Dept of Oceanography’s scientists for help. Parker MacCready, PhD, a physical oceanographer and led a team that used quantities of data to forecast the chemistry of ocean waters entering shellfish growing areas, such as Padilla Bay.  Come learn how this work may help oysters and the shellfish industry, as well as salmon fishers, kayakers and oil spill trackers!  Doors open 7:00 for the outdoor event in the Peddler’s covered beer garden.  All ages welcome!  Food truck!

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Brewing a new sea: acidification in a changing ocean (video)

Video from Capitol Hill Ocean Talk 2016

Changes in ocean chemistry known as “ocean acidification” increasingly threaten many ocean organisms and ecosystems. We discuss the science of ocean acidification and how organizations are working to protect our ocean from this global threat.

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Presentation on ocean acidification in Midcoast Maine estuaries

A presentation entitled “Ocean Acidification and Midcoast Maine Estuaries” is being offered Thursday, Jan. 14 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.at the Damariscotta River Association’s Round Top Farm at 3 Round Top Lane, Damariscotta. The presentation is the result of an on-going partnership between the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center and an alliance of local water monitoring organizations called the Maine Coastal Observing Alliance (MCOA).

MCOA is a collaboration among volunteer supported organizations and researchers along the coast of Maine. The Alliance promotes the common interests of groups actively involved in monitoring Maine’s estuaries and coastal watersheds in order to understand and promote the ecological health of these systems. MCOA partners are Boothbay Regional Land Trust, Damariscotta River Association, Friends of Casco Bay, Georges River Land Trust, Hurricane Island Foundation, Kennebec Estuary Land Trust, Medomak Valley Land Trust, Rockport Conservation Commission and Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association (now Midcoast Conservancy).

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Talk: “The end of seashells? Ocean Acidification”, Salem Public Library Loucks Auditorium, 18 February 2016

Speaker : George Waldbusser

Salem Public Library Loucks Auditorium, 585 Liberty St. SE, Salem, 18 February 2016, 7 p.m.

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Video presentation of the OA-ICC online resources

As a reminder of its online resources and ways to access and utilize their features, the OA-ICC has put together a short video presentation you can watch below.


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