• Kristina Barclay

OA News (You Could Use) Mar. 25, 2021

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


Past Webinars


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!


GOA-ON Webinar Series - David Long, William Pardis, Kalina Grabb (March 18th)

“Measuring Protons with Photons: a pH Analyzer and community science program to change the relationship between humans and ocean science”. Watch the webinar here and join the conversation on the OA Info Exchange.


Upcoming Webinars


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


In the News


“Smoke on the water: ocean monitoring buoy senses wildfires”

Source: Newport News Times

Read the full article here.


“Mental Health and the Modern Fisherman”

Source: Hakai Magazine

CW: death, swear words, mental health, substance abuse

Read the full article here.


New Paper of Interest


Ross, T., C. Du Preez, and D. Ianson. 2020. Rapid deep ocean deoxygenation and acidification threaten life on Northeast Pacific seamounts. Global Change Biology, 26:6424-6444.

https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15307

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

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