Ocean Acidification and Its Potential Effects on Marine Ecosystems

@article{Guinotte2008OceanAA,
  title={Ocean Acidification and Its Potential Effects on Marine Ecosystems},
  author={J. Guinotte and V. Fabry},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={1134}
}
  • J. Guinotte, V. Fabry
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
  • Ocean acidification is rapidly changing the carbonate system of the world oceans. Past mass extinction events have been linked to ocean acidification, and the current rate of change in seawater chemistry is unprecedented. Evidence suggests that these changes will have significant consequences for marine taxa, particularly those that build skeletons, shells, and tests of biogenic calcium carbonate. Potential changes in species distributions and abundances could propagate through multiple trophic… CONTINUE READING
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