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As Oceans Absorb CO2 They Become More Acidic
This figure appears in chapter 1 of the Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment report.
The correlation between rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere (red) with rising carbon dioxide levels (blue) and falling pH in the ocean (green). As carbon dioxide accumulates in the ocean, the water becomes more acidic (the pH declines). (Figure source: modified from Feely et al. 20091ee9bb2b-9b22-48f0-b540-f942ccfd9c71).
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Ocean Acidification: Present Conditions and Future Changes in a High-CO2 World
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