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Friday, September 20, 2013

Unprecedented rate and scale of ocean acidification found in the Arctic

Unprecedented rate and scale of ocean acidification found in the Arctic
St. Petersburg FL (SPX) Sep 20, 2013 - Acidification of the Arctic Ocean is occurring faster than projected according to new findings published in the journal PLoS One. The increase in rate is being blamed on rapidly melting sea ice, a process that may have important consequences for health of the Arctic ecosystem. Ocean acidification is the process by which pH levels of seawater decrease due to greater amounts of carbon dioxid ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Unprecedented_rate_and_scale_of_ocean_acidification_found_in_the_Arctic_999.html

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