• Austin Pugh

OA News (You Could Use), July 18th, 2022

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


5TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON THE OCEAN IN A HIGH CO2 WORLD:


The following is cross-posted from the symposium website:


The 5th Symposium on the Ocean in a High-CO2 World is being organized by the Pedro Ruiz Gallo National University in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). This Symposium follows the symposia in Paris in 2004, Monaco in 2008, Monterey in 2012, and Hobart in 2016, which were all key events for the international community of researchers studying ocean acidification and related stressors. The 5th symposia will maintain the traditional focus of the four previous symposia and look at ocean acidification and associated impacts on marine organisms, ecosystems, and biogeochemical cycles. Ocean acidification will be considered in combination with other global changes such as warming and deoxygenation. The Symposium is inter-disciplinary and contributions are expected to detail advances in observations, modelling, field and laboratory studies. Dedicated sessions will emphasize processes and impacts as well as consequences for humans and their potential responses through policy and management.


For more information and to register visit their website by clicking here!


Who will be representing the world of OA at this event? Click here to find out.


July Quarterly Newsletter:


Our newest Quarterly Newsletter (July 2022) has arrived and is full of exciting updates, including our Canada OA Project Survey, World Ocean Day, new educational resources, and much more!


Click here to read the Newsletter.


In the News:


Title: Understanding the calcium carbonate cycle in the North Pacific


Source: Phys.org


To read the article click here!


Paper of Interest: Check out the new paper scientific paper!


McLaren, E. J., & Byrne, M. (2022). The effect of ocean acidification on the escape behaviour of the Sea Star Parvulastra exigua to its Sea Star Predator Meridiastra Calcar. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 555, 151779. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2022.151779


 

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