EARTH ROCKS! PODCAST

CARBONATED OCEANS
-- APRIL 2012


Image is from a Scripps Institution document: Victoria Fabry and colleagues exposed a pteropod shell to carbonate ion-depleted seawater with acid levels set to the pH of Southern Ocean water expected in 2100. The shell dissolved after 45 days.

Discussion of carbon dioxide gas dissolved in the oceans -- where it comes from, how it behaves, and what are its consequences on ocean acidity and life.




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