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Studying ocean acidification in the Arctic Ocean

Fact Sheet 2012-3058

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Abstract

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard Ice Breaker Healey and its United Nations Convention Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) cruises has produced new synoptic data from samples collected in the Arctic Ocean and insights into the patterns and extent of ocean acidification. This framework of foundational geochemical information will help inform our understanding of potential risks to Arctic resources due to ocean acidification.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Studying ocean acidification in the Arctic Ocean
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
2012-3058
Year Published:
2012
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Contributing office(s):
Alaska Science Center
Description:
2 p.; HTML Document
Other Geospatial:
Arctic Ocean
Additional Online Files(Y/N):
N