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OA in Prince William Sound
OA in Prince William Sound
Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Wave Glider to study how melting glaciers in Alaska may be intensifying ocean acidification in the Gulf of Alaska. ...

Oceanic CO2 in the Tropical Pacific is increasing faster than expected
Oceanic CO2 in the Tropical Pacific is increasing faster than expected
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Natural cycles and anthropogenic CO2 combine to cause rapid change ...

X-Prize $2 million pH sensor challenge
X-Prize $2 million pH sensor challenge
Monday, September 09, 2013

Rising levels of atmospheric carbon are resulting in higher levels of acidity. Breakthrough sensors are urgently needed for scientists, managers and industry... ...

USA Today: How climate change threatens the seas
USA Today: How climate change threatens the seas
Tuesday, April 02, 2013

USA Today released a special report on ocean acidification highlighting the work of the PMEL carbon group ...

Gov Gregoire OA Conference
Gov Gregoire OA Conference
Wednesday, November 28, 2012

TVW’s coverage of the Nov 27 press event with the Governor on the Ocean Acidification Blue Ribbon Panel recommendations. ...

Washington Post: OA emerges as new climate threat
Washington Post: OA emerges as new climate threat
Monday, October 01, 2012

Human-generated carbon emissions are making the ocean more acidic, a cause of concern to the fishing industry and scientists. ...

Op-ed: How we can fight ocean acidification, protect marine life
Op-ed: How we can fight ocean acidification, protect marine life
Thursday, August 09, 2012

An Op-Ed in the Seattle Times by Lisa Graumlich on OA in the Pacific Northwest ...

Global network will track acidifying oceans
Global network will track acidifying oceans
Thursday, July 05, 2012

Nature published an article on the International Ocean Acidification (OA) Workshop held in June 2012 at the University of Washington in Seattle. ...

NOAA Administrator Op-Ed on OA
NOAA Administrator Op-Ed on OA
Monday, June 18, 2012

NOAA Administrator, Dr. Jane Lubchenco, and Britain's chief science advisor, John Beddington, unveiled an Ocean Acidification International C ...

Ocean Acidification Blue Ribbon Panel
Ocean Acidification Blue Ribbon Panel
Friday, June 08, 2012

In March, Gov. Chris Gregoire convened an OA Blue Ribbon Panel, the first of its kind in the nation. ...

Ocean researchers dive deeper into Puget Sound's acidification
Ocean researchers dive deeper into Puget Sound's acidification
Friday, March 09, 2012

Ocean acidification in Puget Sound is the topic of a recent article in the Seattle Times. ...

Northwest Oyster Die-offs Show Ocean Acidification Has Arrived
Northwest Oyster Die-offs Show Ocean Acidification Has Arrived
Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Scientists say this is just a harbinger of things to come if greenhouse gas emissions continue to soar. ...

NPR story on wave gliders
NPR story on wave gliders
Monday, November 14, 2011

Chris Sabine and Chris Meinig were interviewed by Seattle's public radio station KUOW about the PMEL carbon wave glider. ...

PMEL Group Awarded Technology Transfer Award
PMEL Group Awarded Technology Transfer Award
Monday, October 03, 2011

Scientists and engineers from PMEL were awarded a 2011 Technology Transfer Award ...

Argo floats help monitor ocean acidity
Argo floats help monitor ocean acidity
Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Scientists can now remotely monitor the ocean’s changing chemistry with help from some of the five-foot-tall Argo floats that drift with de ...

Ocean Acidification: Beyond the Carbon Debate
Ocean Acidification: Beyond the Carbon Debate
Thursday, September 15, 2011

Sheril Kirshenbaum, author and research associate with the University of Texas at Austin Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy ...

First OA Buoy in Alaska Waters
First OA Buoy in Alaska Waters
Tuesday, May 17, 2011

High-latitude oceans are sentinel regions for signs of ocean acidification. Corrosive waters reach shallow depths and so impacts of ocean aci ...

Pacific Oysters Gain from Ocean Acidification Data
Pacific Oysters Gain from Ocean Acidification Data
Wednesday, April 06, 2011

The immense value of ocean acidification research is evident in the Pacific Northwest ...

Going Green: Lethal waters
Going Green: Lethal waters
Wednesday, December 01, 2010

An article on the potential impacts of OA on Pacific Northwest oyster industry. ...

Feely Testifies before U.S. House November 2010
Feely Testifies before U.S. House November 2010
Friday, November 19, 2010

Dr. Richard Feely testified before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and Environment ...

Dr. Feely receives Heinz Award
Dr. Feely receives Heinz Award
Monday, November 15, 2010

Dr. Feely received a Heinz Award for his leading role in examining OA and shifting public policy to address it. ...

Ocean Acidification, Today and in the Future
Ocean Acidification, Today and in the Future
Wednesday, November 03, 2010

A feature on ocean acidification in NOAA's ClimateWatch Magazine ...

A Sea of Change
A Sea of Change
Thursday, August 19, 2010

NOAA has highlighted the work of the PMEL carbon group on ocean acidification with a feature story ...

Acidified waters in Puget Sound
Acidified waters in Puget Sound
Monday, July 12, 2010

Scientists find rising carbon dioxide and ‘acidified’ waters in Puget Sound ...