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  • Writer's pictureKristina Barclay

OA News (You Could Use) Mar. 4, 2021

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

Upcoming MEOPAR OA CoP Webinar

MEOPAR Webinar Series

Canada’s Ocean Acidification Community of Practice

Presenter: Kristina Barclay, OA CoP Coordinator

March 10, 2021, 2 pm AST/10 am PST

Read the abstract and register here:

Our March Quarterly Newsletter

We released our newest Quarterly Newsletter (March, 2021) yesterday!

Read it here:

Other Upcoming Webinars

CRM Webinar by Andrew Dickson

The U.S. Interagency Working Group on Ocean Acidification presents:

CO2-in-seawater reference materials: yesterday, today, and tomorrow

Presenter: Professor Andrew Dickson (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego)

March 16, 2021, 9am Pacific

Register here:

CMOS Tour Speaker – Dr. Katja Fennel

The Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society will host a public lecture by their 2021 Tour Speaker, Dr. Katja Fennel.

Presentation Title: What lies beneath? Views from a global fleet of ocean robots

March 17, 2021, 2 pm ET

New GOA-ON Webinar

Last week, GOA-ON hosted a webinar with Drs. Kirsten Isensee and Katherina Schoo entitled “Measuring OA to support the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – SDG target 14.3 and the related indicator 14.3.1.”

Watch the full presentation here!

Canada’s Launch of the UN Ocean Decade

On March 3, Canada and DFO hosted a workshop to launch the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021 – 2030). Canada’s activities, initiatives, and involvmenet in the Ocean Decade are ongoing.

Please visit DFO’s new Ocean Decade webpage to learn more about how Canada will be involved in the Ocean Decade.

Follow #OceanDecade and #OceanDecadeCanada for more info!

New Paper of Interest

Onthank, Kirt L., Lloyd A. Trueblood, Taylir Schrock-Duff, and Lydia G. Kore. 2021.

Impact of Short- and Long-Term Exposure to Elevated Seawater Pco2 on Metabolic Rate and Hypoxia Tolerance in Octopus rubescens. Physiological and biochemical Zoology, 94:1–11.


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