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Improving an Ocean Acidification Observation Syste...

The decrease in calcium carbonate saturation state from is important to Pacific Northwest shellfish living in conditions that are naturally close to harmful saturation thresholds.  Anthropogenic additions of carbon dioxide ...
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Ocean Acidification

Acid eats away at calcium carbonate, the primary ingredient of shells and skeletons that many ocean animals depend on for survival. The shell pictured here is a victim of this ...
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Ocean Technology Transition

Mission: The IOOS Ocean Technology Transition project sponsors the transition of emerging marine observing technologies, for which there is an existing operational requirement and a demonstrated commitment to integration and ...
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OTT – Ocean Acidification

The ocean chemistry of the seawater is rapidly changing in a process known as ocean acidification.  These changes in seawater chemistry affect animal growth, survival and behavior, and they are ...
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OTT – Tracking Ocean Alkalinity using New Ca...

The Gulf of Maine is a productive continental shelf sea that is fresher and less buffered against changes in pH than adjacent Atlantic Ocean waters.  This is due to compounding ...
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Pacific Ocean Acidification Project

Shellfish play a vital role in the environment, culture, and economy in many U.S. coastal communities. The shellfish aquaculture community is the largest segment of marine aquaculture in the United ...
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Underwater Gliders

Gliders are a unique and important observing system used to serve a variety of subsurface observing missions. Gliders can monitor water currents, temperature, tagged animals and conditions that reveal effects ...
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FY13 IOOS Ocean Technology Transition Project Awar...

In FY2013, the U.S. IOOS Program (IOOS®) instituted a multi-year Ocean Technology Transition project to advance science and technology and better enable decision-making. Two efforts were selected for funding in ...
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FY14 IOOS Observing Technology Transition Awards

In FY 2014, the U.S. IOOS Program (IOOS®), in partnership with NOAA’s Ocean Acidification Program, continued a multi-year Ocean Technology Transition project to advance science and technology and better enable ...
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FY15 IOOS Observing Technology Transition Awards

Mook Sea Farm, Wapole, Maine. Credit: Mook Sea Farm In FY 2015, the U.S. IOOS Program (IOOS®), in partnership with NOAA’s Ocean Acidification Program, continued a multi-year Ocean Technology Transition ...
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IOOS® Pacific Regions Launch Ocean Acidification D...

Rock Point Oyster Company Shellfish Farm in Quilcene, WA. Photo credit: Jenifer Rhoades, IOOS. Shellfish growers, researchers and others interested in ocean acidification now have access to comprehensive ocean acidification ...
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