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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

With hundreds of map layers available to draw from, you can use the Oregon Explorer Map Viewer... more

Data Collections

The Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) is a national-regional partnership working to provide... more