USA Pacific Northwest
Climate Change and Ocean Acidification: Olympic Coast- Video
In recent years, shellfish growers in Washington state have needed to develop monitoring and treatment practices to avoid spawning failures that have been linked to periodic upwelling of more acidic ocean waters. Read this overview of OA research on the Olympic coast!
Learn how our oceans are absorbing increasingly more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, leading to lower pH and greater acidity with this educational resource from NOAA. Ocean acidification is fundamentally changing the chemistry of the world’s oceans and threatening our marine resources.
Ocean Acidification Impact on Oysters and Other Shellfish-Video
PMEL Carbon Program Video- The world's oceans are absorbing carbon dioxide at an unprecedented rate and the resulting acidification is transforming marine ecosystems. Hari Sreenivasan, of PBS NewsHour reports on how ocean acidification is already affecting oysters and other shellfish in the U.S.
Dungeness Crab Case Study Resources
Dungeness crab is a valuable species throughout the National Marine Sanctuaries of the West Coast from Washington state to throughout California. This communication toolkit is designed for educators and communicators to use to teach others about the impact of ocean acidification on Dungeness crab.