Video on how ocean acidification may impact North Pacific susceptible species and cascade through food webs, via trophic interactions, to affect other species.
Ocean Acidification Resources
PDF of a special issue of Current: the Journal of Marine Education. Includes 10 papers specifically focused on ocean acidification topics ranging from ecological impacts to policy opportunities. (2009)
Journal Article by Victoria Fabry et al. (2008)
Overview of acidification, deoxygenation, and temperature changes, the links between them, and potential perturbation scenarios projected for coastal oceans. Jul 2015
Views and Voices of Alaska’s Fishermen, Marine Industries and Coastal Residents: Report by Rachel Donkersloot, Alaska Marine Conservation Council (2012)
A collaboration between the west coast shellfish industry and scientists that is exploring the role of ocean acidification in shellfish losses on the Pacific coast.
A task force of multiple federal agencies working to coordinate ocean acidification activities across the Federal government to fulfill the goals of the FOARAM Act.
Details the efforts of IOOS focused on ocean acidification
NOAA’s ocean observing program specifically aimed at improving understanding of the ocean carbon cycle and its influence on ocean acidification
UK research program investigating the impacts of ocean acidification. Their website provides project descriptions, the latest news on OA, and other useful links and resources.
News Article in ScienceNOW by Robert F. Service (2012)
A Nature article by Quirin Schiermeier which highlights recent ocean acidification research (2011). Links to PDF file.
Ocean Acid Trip: The Hidden Harm of Climate Change
A BayNature article on the effects of OA and how scientists and the shellfish industry have partnered to study it (2013).
News Article by Kate Madin includes striking images of invertebrates reared under different pH levels (2009)
News Article in National Geographic by Elizabeth Kolbert (2011)