New satellite reveals places on Earth most at risk from ocean acidification

“Acidification isn’t happening at the same pace everywhere, some places are acidifying faster than others. Observing the earth from space using satellites can help identify which regions on Earth are most at risk from ocean acidification.”

A global map of total ocean alkalinity, an indication of the sea surface’s ability to buffer itself against ocean acidification. Credit: Ifremer/ESA/CNES


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