Project and Programs


A few past and current projects and programs on ocean acidification from around the world. 

Making the ocean an ally in climate protection

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The mesocosms are prepared for an experiment of the EU project Ocean-based Negative Emission Technologies (OceanNETs) at Gran Canaria. Photo: Ulf Riebesell, GEOMAR Mesocosm experiment...

Fighting ocean acidification: Smith Cove blue carbon project (text & video)

PresentationsProjectsresourcevideo/audio Oyster beds, kelp, and eel grass in Smith Cove to enhance efforts against ocean acidification. The Port of Seattle is leading many efforts to...

Ocean tribute award 2022

Submit your marine conservation project and be one of the nominees. The winning team will receive prize money of 20,000 euros to advance their project....

NOAA PMEL Carbon Program

To understand the changing chemistry of the oceans and the impacts of ocean acidification on marine ecosystems. Our observations of key physical, chemical, and biological...

Mediterranean Sea Acidification (MedSeA) in a changing climate

The MedSeA project addresses ecologic and economic impacts from the combined influences of anthropogenic acidification and warming, while accounting for the unique characteristics of this...

Research notes from the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences

This website has been developed to serve as a portal for information on active research on ocean acidification within the School of Aquatic and Fishery...

NOAA Ocean Acidification Program

NOAA's Ocean Acidification Program seeks to better prepare society to respond to changing ocean conditions and resources by expanding understanding of ocean acidification, through interdisciplinary...

NOAA Ocean Acidification Program projects

The Ocean Acidification Program supports a wide variety of projects both within NOAA and cooperative and academic institutions. These research projects examine specific themes aimed...

PMEL Carbon Program

The PMEL carbon group is working with a number of academic and government partners to conduct large-scale coastal surveys of pCO2 and related water column...

Free Ocean CO2 Enrichment (FOCE)

FOCE is a technology facilitating studies of the consequences of ocean acidification for marine organisms and communities by enabling the precise control of CO2 enrichment...

Ocean Acidification Day of Action

In 2018, The Ocean Foundation launched its Waves of Change campaign to raise awareness of the issue of ocean acidification, culminating with the inaugural Ocean...

Building CapacIty in Ocean AcidificaTion MoniToring in the Gulf of GuineA (BIOTTA)

The BIOTTA project aims to develop an integrated and sustainable OA observing system in the GoG and create a platform to facilitate collaboration among and...

UK Ocean Acidification Research Programme (UKOA)

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The £12M, 5 year UK Ocean Acidification Research Programme (UKOA) is the UK's response and is jointly funded by the Department for Environment, Food and...

Pathfinders Ocean Acidification project

The Pathfinders Ocean Acidification project is a 18 month project, leaded by Dr Jamie Shutler (PML) and funded by the European Space Agency. The objective...

Ocean Carbon Data System (OCADS)

The Ocean Carbon Data System (OCADS) is a data management project and is responsible for hosting and providing access for ocean carbon data collected from...

2021 Triennial Review – Draft Water Quality Standards project

DEQ is conducting a Triennial Review process to review Oregon water quality standards and determine priority projects for the next three years. During this process,...

DEcreasing Seawater Acidification Removing atmospheric Carbon (DESARC-MARESANUS

The research project DESARC-MARESANUS addresses two environmental problems of great importance: the increase in atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) and the consequent acidification of...


CARBOCHANGE was a Collaborative Project funded by the European Commission's Seventh Framework Programme (2007-2013) under grant agreement number 264879. The project had started in March...

IMBER – current endorsed projects

IMBeR aims to provide an open, flexible framework to encourage national, regional, and international participation in its scientific activities, to achieve its objectives as outlined...

The acid test: ICES/OSPAR joint Study Group on Ocean Acidification (SGOA)

The Joint ICES/OSPAR Study Group on Ocean Acidification (SGOA) was formed in 2012 to develop an ocean acidification monitoring programme for the waters of the...

IMBER – completed endorsed projects

Here are the links to the completed projects and theirs descriptions in our archive. IMBER. Resource. Resource type: website Resource format: webpage

Ocean acidification projects

PacIOOS has partnered with NOAA's Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL) to provide real-time data from thirteen buoys across the Pacific Ocean. These buoys measure the...

VOCAB – Ocean Acidification and Biogeochemistry: variability, trends and vulnerability

VOCAB is a 4 year project funded under the Marine Research Programme 2014-2020. This project aims to address some of the gaps in our current...

Bocats2 project

Bocats2 is part of a larger project, coordinated by the Marine Research Institute (IIM, CSIC), and financed with 342,430 euros, of which 124,630 correspond to...

EPOCA – European Project on Ocean Acidification

The European Project on Ocean Acidification (EPOCA) was Europe's first major research initiative and the first large-scale international research effort devoted to studying the impacts...

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