Part Two: Ocean Acidification

Yesterday in the first of a two-part series, APRN’s Steve Heimel reported on ocean acidification being observed along the shores of the West Coast.  Acidification was found at the edge of the continental shelf in 2007, but this is the first time it’s been found in the rich inter-tidal zone close to shore. Alaska’s ocean acidification is largely un-measured, that’s likely to change now.  In today’s story, Heimel looks at the circulation patterns that may already be acidifying fish habitat in the Arctic.

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