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Ocean Acidification

Ocean Acidification

Ocean Acidification

Over the past 250 years, rapid growth in fossil fuel burning and land use changes have caused a dramatic rise in CO2; emissions. As a result the average acidity of the surface ocean has increased about 30% since 1750.

Articles & Stories

Over the past 250 years, rapid growth in the burning of fossil fuels and changes in land use have...
 A rise in worldwide sea levels is one widely anticipated effect of global climate change. But...
Coastal areas of Oregon (and the rest of western North America) are particularly vulnerable to...

Maps and Tools

The Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems (NANOOS) is the Regional Association... more

Data Collections

PISCO is a long-term program led by scientists from four core campuses: Oregon State University;... more