The Geological Record of Ocean Acidification

@article{Hnisch2012TheGR,
  title={The Geological Record of Ocean Acidification},
  author={B{\"a}rbel H{\"o}nisch and Andy Ridgwell and Daniela N. Schmidt and Ellen Thomas and Samantha J. Gibbs and Appy Sluijs and Richard E. Zeebe and Lee R Kump and Rowan C Martindale and Sarah E. Greene and Wolfgang Kiessling and Justin B. Ries and James C. Zachos and Dana L. Royer and Stephen Barker and Thomas M. Marchitto and Ryan P. Moyer and Carles Pelejero and Patrizia Ziveri and Gavin L. Foster and Branwen Williams},
  journal={Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={335},
  pages={1058 - 1063}
}
Acid History As human activity continues to pump nearly 50-fold more CO2 into the atmosphere than any existing natural sources, the oceans absorb it. Over time, this vast quantity of excess oceanic CO2 is expected to decrease oceanic pH and have marked effects on calcifying marine species. Looking to the past for records of the consequences, other instances of ocean acidification in geologic history caused by large natural events, such as volcanism, may help predict the oceans' response to… Expand
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