Meridional overturning circulation conveys fast acidification to the deep Atlantic Ocean

@article{Prez2018MeridionalOC,
  title={Meridional overturning circulation conveys fast acidification to the deep Atlantic Ocean},
  author={F. F. P{\'e}rez and M. Fontela and M. Garc{\'i}a‐Ib{\'a}{\~n}ez and H. Mercier and A. Velo and P. Lherminier and P. Zunino and M. Paz and F. Alonso-P{\'e}rez and Elisa F. Guallart and X. A. Padin},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2018},
  volume={554},
  pages={515-518}
}
Since the Industrial Revolution, the North Atlantic Ocean has been accumulating anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) and experiencing ocean acidification, that is, an increase in the concentration of hydrogen ions (a reduction in pH) and a reduction in the concentration of carbonate ions. The latter causes the ‘aragonite saturation horizon’—below which waters are undersaturated with respect to a particular calcium carbonate, aragonite—to move to shallower depths (to shoal), exposing corals to… Expand
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