Post Profile






Unraveling the ocean's secrets

In the absence of carbon, life on Earth cannot exist. Yet much of how this fundamental element circulates throughout the planet's oceans remains a scientific mystery.
read more

share

Related Posts


Climate science: Ocean circulation drove increase in CO2 uptake

Biology / Marine Biology : Ocean Acidification

The ocean’s uptake of carbon dioxide increased during the 2000s. Models reveal that this was driven primarily by weak circulation in the upper ocean, solving a mystery of ocean science. Mikaloff Fletcher S. E., 2017. Climate science...

Adaptation policies and strategies as a response to ocean acidification and warming in the Mediterranean Sea

Biology / Marine Biology : Ocean Acidification

1. Introduction The ocean are a fundamental component of the Earth’s climate regulation, life and its carbon cycle. By burning fossil fuels since the Industrial Revolution, and thus emitting large amounts of carbon into the atmosphe...

The sibling polychaetes Platynereis dumerilii and Platynereis massiliensis in the Mediterranean Sea: are phylogeographic patterns related to exposure to ocean acidification?

Biology / Marine Biology : Ocean Acidification

High pCO2 environments, such as volcanic carbon dioxide (CO2) vents, which mimic predicted near-future scenarios of ocean acidification (OA), offer an opportunity to examine effects of low pH conditions on marine biodiversity and ad...

Climate science: Ocean circulation drove increase in CO2 uptake

Academics : Nature

The ocean's uptake of carbon dioxide increased during the 2000s. Models reveal that this was driven primarily by weak circulation in the upper ocean, solving a mystery of ocean science. See Letter p.215

Watching the planet breathe—studying Earth's carbon cycle from space

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Physorg: Earth

Carbon is a building block of life on our planet. It is stored in reservoirs on Earth – in rocks, plants and soil – in the oceans, and in the atmosphere. And it cycles constantly between these reservoirs.

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC