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Press Release 12-179
Ocean Acidification: Finding New Answers Through National Science Foundation Research Grants

Projects address concerns for acidifying marine ecosystems

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Images showing dissolution of shells placed in seawater with increased acidity.

A shell placed in seawater with increased acidity slowly dissolves over 45 days.

Credit: NOAA PMEL


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Illustration showing volcanic and man-made carbon emissions from land to the oceans.

From carbon emissions to the oceans: Land and sea interact in ocean acidification.

Credit: NOAA PMEL


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Photo of starfish and other organisms in the U.S. West Coast intertidal zone.

NSF ocean acidification grantees are researching U.S. West Coast intertidal zonation.

Credit: Bruce Menge/OSU


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Photo of broken sea ice on the surface of the western Arctic Ocean.

NSF awardees are studying ocean acidification and sea ice cover in the western Arctic Ocean.

Credit: Jonathan Wynn


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Photo of a school of fish swirling above coral.

Earth's oceans may be acidifying faster today than in the past 300 million years.

Credit: NOAA


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Photo of bleached Acropora coral.

Coral reefs in the tropics and beyond are threatened by ocean acidification.

Credit: NOAA


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