Project and Programs


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

OA action plan toolkit & guide

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The International Alliance to Combat Ocean Acidification (OA Alliance) brings together governments and organizations from across the globe dedicated to taking urgent action to protect...

Ocean acidification in the Siberian Seas: the impact of permafrost thaw and methane release (OASIS)

Ocean acidification by rising atmospheric CO2 is a tipping point of the carbon-climate system that limits future ocean CO2 uptake and threatens ocean fauna. The Siberian Arctic Ocean...

Case study: building local and regional resilience through the Pacific partnership on ocean acidification, Pacific islands

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Credit: Jana Steingaesser, Ministry of Climate,Oceans & Resilience (MiCORE) Download as PDF “The Pacific Partnership on Ocean Acidification (PPOA) is empowering Pacific Island communities to...

Using alkaline rock minerals to combat climate change

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The OceanNETs project explores an approach for carbon dioxide removal in a Norwegian fjord Deployment of the KOSMOS mesocosms with research vessel ALKOR in the...

Coastal observatory for climate, CO2 and acidification for the global South society (COCAS)

Sorbonne Université, LOCEAN-IPSL Change humanity’s relationship with the ocean, Create a digital representation of the Ocean, Develop a sustainable and equitable ocean economy, Expand the...

Understanding and addressing ocean acidification and changing ocean conditions through the development of OA action plans

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Arctic Ocean, Indian Ocean, North Atlantic Ocean, North Pacific Ocean, Project, Protect and restore ecosystems and biodiversity, South Atlantic Ocean, South Pacific Ocean, Unlock ocean-based...

AZTI installs a sensor for monitoring ocean acidification in the Basque coastal ocean

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The initiative is one of the actions in the LIFE IP Urban Klima 2050 project, which comprises a series of measurement platforms on the Basque...

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...

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...

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