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What Can a 19th Century Arctic Shipwreck Tell Us About the 21st Century's Most Wicked Problem?

August 16, 2014

How citizen science started at PMEL is helping us discover stories of the past.

Link: What Can a 19th Century Arctic Shipwreck Tell Us About the 21st Century's Most Wicked Problem?

Report: More acidic seawater poses risks in Alaska

July 29, 2014

The release of carbon dioxide into the air from power plant smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says.

Link: Report: More acidic seawater poses risks in Alaska

Arctic Warming and Increased Weather Extremes: The National Research Council Speaks

July 15, 2014

Arctic warming is happening at twice the average level of global warming in a process called arctic amplification, where more warming occurs as ice is lost because less of the sun’s energy is reflected back into space

Link: Arctic Warming and Increased Weather Extremes: The National Research Council Speaks

Ocean Acidification - Effects of melting glaciers are part of PWS research

July 14, 2014

Ocean scientists who have been studying Prince William Sound for the past five years are hoping to determine by fall the maximum distribution of glacial melt water and its impact on the saturation state of carbonate minerals.

Link: Ocean Acidification - Effects of melting glaciers are part of PWS research

Robotic wave gliders gathering data in PWS

May 15, 2014

NOAA studying changing water parameters using unmanned vessels to study ocean acidification in Prince William Sound.

Link: http://www.valdezstar.net/story/2014/05/15/main-news/robotic-wave-gliders-gather...

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