View Full Version : First-of-kind Buoy to Monitor North Pacific Acidification

NOAA Reporter
06-12-2007, 12:30 PM
The first buoy to monitor ocean acidification, a result of carbon dioxide absorbed by the ocean, has been launched in the Gulf of Alaska. This is a new tool which allows researchers to examine how ocean circulation and ecosystems interact to determine how much CO2 the North Pacific Ocean absorbs each year.

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