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

UK-US Collaboration Development Award programme – Ocean Acidification

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January – March 2011 Summary The UK-US Collaboration Development Award programme – Ocean Acidification laid the groundwork for 16 new joint projects between UK and...

Launch of MedSeA web site

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The European Mediterranean Sea Acidification in a changing climate (MedSeA) initiative is a newly funded project by the European Commission under Framework Program 7. It...

Europe to study the acidification of the Mediterranean

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The European project called MedSeA, led by the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, is setting out to research...

Ocean acidification impacts

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Impacts on tropical tuna The unaccounted impacts of ocean acidification (and warming) upon tuna stocks in the Pacific (and globally) represent a serious risk to...

Moore Foundation Grant Summary

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University of California, San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography Linking West Coast ocean acidification research and shellfish industry adaptation needs Term 16 months Amount $261,847...

Tell a science story – Ocean acidification

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Prize Purse: $10,000 Client: Dialogue Earth http://environment.umn.edu/dialogue_earth Tags: Dialogue Earth, Video Project, Environmental Science Project Type: 90 Second Video Submission Deadline: November 5, 2010 4:00PM...

EPOCA and CarboSchools hands-on experiments on ocean acidification

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Learning the basic facts about ocean acidification, watching movies and reading scientists' blogs from the EPOCA Arctic experiments may raise a lot of curiosity on...

From Protist to Proxy: Dinoflagellates as signal carriers for climate and carbon cycling during past and present extreme climate transitions (DINOPRO)

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Funded under 7th FWP (Seventh Framework Programme) Research area: ERC-SG-PE10 ERC Starting Grant - Earth system science Project description I propose to develop and apply...

Acclimation and adaptation to ocean acidification of key ecosystem components in the California Current System

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Intellectual Merit. This project will investigate the impacts of ocean acidification (OA) on two ecologically important, calcification-dependent marine invertebrates in relation to local-to-coastal variation in...

Report on a desk study to identify likely sources of error in the measurements of carbonate system parameters and related calculations, particularly with respect to coastal waters and ocean acidification experiments

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Supplement to DEFRA contract ME4133 “DEFRApH monitoring project” Hydes, D.J., Loucaides, S. and Tyrrell, T. (2010) Report on a desk study to identify likely sources...

A major CO2 perturbation experiment in the Arctic Ocean by EPOCA

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Jean-Pierre Gattuso, gattuso@obs-vlfr.fr, Oceanographic laboratory of Villefranche (LOV), France Lina Hansson, hansson@obs-vlfr.fr, Oceanographic laboratory of Villefranche (LOV), France EPOCA Project Office Web: http://epoca-project.eu EPOCA is...

EPOCA: investigating the impacts of carbon dioxide on our oceans

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Several recent policy briefs and information packs (e.g. the ‘Monaco declaration’, and a European Science Foundation policy briefing document) have drawn attention to the impacts...

Deep CTD Cast, Part 3. What do we do with all this water? Ocean acidification in the Arctic

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Date: August 25, 2010 Time: 1500 hours Pacific Daylight Time Latitude: 81°49.16’N Longitude: 135°20.50’W Air temperature: 1.1°C (34°F) Sea temperature: -1.7°C (29°F) Wind speed and...

Announcement of opportunity for studentship proposals

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Closing date: 16:00 on 26 October 2010 Proposals are invited for studentships as part of the UK Ocean Acidification Research Programme. This £12m collaborative programme...

A D A G I O (AciDification effects of AGgregation In the Ocean)

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ADAGIO is a joint U.S.-German study of the effects of ocean acidification on particle aggregation. The project is funded by the National Science Foundation Chemical...

US projects on ocean acidification

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The US Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry (OCB) program has put together a comprehensive list of US projects related to ocean acidification. (more…)

Map-based overview of ongoing and past research projects on ocean acidification

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The SOLAS-IMBER Ocean Acidification working group (http://www.imber.info/C_WG_SubGroup3.html) is developing a web-based, interactive database of ocean acidification research. The goal of the project is to provide...

Catlin Arctic Survey 2010: summary of research to date

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Having spent over half their allotted time at the Ice Base, the scientists on the Catlin Arctic Survey 2010 are well on the way to...

Impact of ocean acidification on carbonate structures in marine animals

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This project addresses a major NERC/LWEC research goal: to study the responses of marine organisms to ocean acidification and other climate change related stressors and...

Kiel-KOSMOS – Leibniz-Institut für Meereswissenschaften an der Universität Kiel

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The Kiel Off-Shore Mesocosms for future Ocean Simulations - KOSMOS - at IFM-GEOMAR is a newly established ocean observatory and experimentation system for deployment in...

BIOACID

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– Germany launches First National Research Programme on Ocean Acidification – September 2009 / Kiel. Carbon dioxide emissions from the burning of fossil fuels are...

EPOCA – A European Research Effort to Understand Ocean Acidification and its Consequences

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Besides global warming, another consequence of man's use of fossil fuels is receiving increased attention from the marine and Earth System scientific community. Ocean acidification...

Aquarius Mission First to Study Ocean Acidification From the Surface to the Seafloor on Florida Coral Reef

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Scientists equipped with new technology will conduct the first “saturation” mission to study the effect of ocean acidification on coral reef ecosystems. Ocean acidification describes...

Europe tackles ocean acidification

Media coverageProjects
By absorbing large amounts of CO2 and thus limiting the quantity of atmospheric greenhouse gases, oceans have long been partners in the fight against global...

House passes Allen bill to study ocean acidification

Media coverageProjects
The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 4174, The Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring Act. It was introduced by Rep. Tom Allen, D-Maine, a...

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