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Presentation: “Climate change and ocean acidification”, INDEMER international conference, Monaco (video)

Presentation on climate change and how it relates to ocean acidification given by Dr Lydia Kapsenberg, post-doctoral researcher, National Science Foundation (USA) & Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France), in the framework of the international conference “Knowledge of the ocean at the service of sustainable development”, 27-28 April 2017, Monaco, co-organized by INDEMER and the Oceanographic Institute – Prince Albert the 1st Foundation.

INDEMER, via Youtube, 17 July 2017. Video.

Public science presentation: “What drives estuarine acidification”?

13 July 2017, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm; Auditorium at Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport, Oregon.

Want to learn what causes ocean acidification and how it affects PNW estuaries? Gain a better understanding of the various drivers of ocean acidification by attending a talk by OSU’s Dr. Burke Hales. Dr. Hales is a chemical oceanographer who conducts ocean acidification research in the global ocean, who has also focused on Oregon’s waters. He has extended his research to working with the shellfish growing community, learning key insights. This talk, sponsored by NANOOS (www.nanoos.org), is a great opportunity to hear the latest understanding and be able to ask questions.

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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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