Ocean Acidification: pH Variability Across Space and Time
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Krimsky, Lisa, Joseph Henry, and Joshua Patterson. 2020. “Ocean Acidification: PH Variability Across Space and Time”. EDIS 2020 (5), 4. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-fa227-2020.


The absorption of atmospheric carbon dioxide by the oceans has changed the chemical properties of seawater and made it more acidic all over the world. Florida, with an extensive coastline and deep cultural and economic ties to marine resources, will be directly affected. This 4-page fact sheet written by Lisa Krimsky, Joseph Henry, and Joshua Patterson and published by the UF/IFAS Program in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, School of Forest Resources and Conservation focuses on the spatial and temporal variability in oceanic pH and provide an overview of pH variability in Florida's coastal waters.

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