• Kristina Barclay

OA News (You Could Use) Mar. 18, 2021

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


"About" Page Refresh


We've given our "About" webpage a new look! Learn more about: who we are, what we do, our Team, and how OA impacts Canada.

Visit our new page here.


Past Webinars


Missed our MEOPAR webinar on Canada’s OA Community last week? Never fear, the recording can be found here!


Missed the CRM Webinar by Andrew Dickson: “CO2-in-seawater reference materials: yesterday, today, and tomorrow”? You can view the slides and join the ongoing discussion on here on the OA Info Exchange!


Upcoming Webinars


GOA-ON Webinar Series - David Long, William Pardis, Kalina Grabb

“Measuring Protons with Photons: a pH Analyzer and community science program to change the relationship between humans and ocean science”

March 18th (11 EDT)

Register here:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/2312052364919044366


OA Community of Practice Webinar - Krysten Rutherford (Ph.D. candidate, Dalhousie University)

“Source or Sink? A numerical modeling study of inorganic carbon fluxes on the Scotian Shelf”

April 14th (2 pm ADT/10 am PDT)

Event links and further details coming soon (visit our Events webpage for updates)


OA Alliance Webinar - Accounting for OA Across Vulnerability and Risk Assessments

“The 90 minute webinar will provide a snapshot of OA vulnerability and risks assessments that have already been conducted in the Pacific Islands Region and British Columbia, Canada and highlight strategies and methodologies that account for socio-economic and cultural vulnerabilities.”

April 15th (4 pm EST/1 pm PST)

Register here:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4Bh8qKfkRXSr-J77AZPccw


New Resource


“OA in a Cup”

A new resource and activity from Wood Hole Sea Grant for elementary or high school students. Use purple cabbage to test changes in pH! Find this activity here.


In the News


“P.E.I. researcher collaborates across borders to learn how climate change will impact lobster”

Source: The Guardian

Read the full article here.


New Paper of Interest


Holdsworth, A.M., L. Zhai, Y. Lu, and J. R. Christian. 2021. Future Changes in Oceanography and Biogeochemistry Along the Canadian Pacific Continental Margin. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8:602991.

https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.602991

Have a news item you'd like us to feature? Email coordinator@oceanacidification.ca!