• Kristina Barclay

OA News (You Could Use) Jan. 28, 2021

Here are some of the latest happenings in the world of ocean acidification in Canada and beyond!


New Post on the Blog


In this Research Recap post, we chat with lead-author, Dr. Mohamed Ahmed (University of Calgary) to get the inside scoop on a new paper examining air-sea carbon dioxide fluxes in the Arctic. Read the post here:


New Paper: Underestimation of air-sea CO2 fluxes due to freshwater stratification in Hudson Bay


New OA Resources


The Northeast Coast Acidification Network (NECAN) has launched a new webinar series, focusing on student and early career scientists and their OA research. Follow their YouTube channel to see all of these webinars! Here’s a link to one of their most recent webinars:


Ocean Acidification and Warming Act Synergistically to Reduce Cardiac Performance and Increase Disease Susceptibility in Juvenile American Lobster – Amalia Harrington


In the News


NOAA Research's top 5 stories from 2020

These include stories on how Dungeness crab larvae are affected by OA, a new 10-year roadmap for research on ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes acidification, and updates on carbon dioxide emissions. Read all 5 stories here:

https://research.noaa.gov/article/ArtMID/587/ArticleID/2696/NOAA-Researchs-top-5-stories-from-2020


New Paper of Interest


Bednaršek, Nina, Richard A. Feely, Marcus W. Beck, Simone R. Alin, Samantha A. Siedlecki, Piero Calosi, Emily L. Norton, Casey Saenger, Jasna Štrus, Dana Greeley, Nikolay P. Nezlin, Miranda Roethler, John I. Spicer. 2020. Exoskeleton dissolution with mechanoreceptor damage in larval Dungeness crab related to severity of present-day ocean acidification vertical gradients. Science of the Total Environment 716:136610.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.136610



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