Not sure on what ocean acidification is? Is it happening in New Zealand? How are New Zealand scientists studying it?
The answers to these questions can be found in a video NIWA has just released.
Performing a medical examination on a fish might seem like a strange idea, but it’s all part of a day’s work for snapper scientist Dr Darren Parsons.
Marine ecologists like Dr. Darren Parsons are testing young snapper in different conditions to study how variations in the temperature and acidity of the oceans might affect fish populations
CARIM scientist Dr Chris Hepburn from University of Otago talks about the history of ocean acidification research in New Zealand and what CARIM is doing and the new review article on RNZ.
Scientists have reached a milestone for ocean acidification research in New Zealand. With a decade now of local research, a new review article summarises where we've come from and where we're heading to. The review is the subject of a Herald post.
"We want to understand whether different life stages of these key species are affected by lower pH and how other factors in the environment might influence this impact," Law said.
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