Explaining Ocean Acidification – Science, Observation and Mitigation

Events

Explaining Ocean Acidification – Science, Observation and Mitigation

07 January 2022

The Global Ocean Acidification-Observing Network (GOA-ON) presented the science behind ocean acidification (OA) illustrating the causes and impacts.

Dr. Jan Newton introduced monitoring efforts on ocean chemical and biological changes whilst highlighting mitigating measures.

Dr. Steve Widdicombe discussed OA in the UN Ocean Decade.

Dr. R. Duncan McIntosh discussed regional OA monitoring and resilience building in the Pacific.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
07 Jan 2022 Presentation 1 Ocean Acidification: Observing a Global Issue on Local Scales
This presentation provides an overview of monitoring efforts on ocean chemical and biological changes whilst highlighting mitigating measures.
Jan Newton
07 Jan 2022 Presentation 2 UN Ocean Decade: 10-year Program for Action
This presentation gives an overview of the UN Ocean Decade's 10-year action plan to address ocean acidification.
Steve Widdicombe
07 Jan 2022 Presentation 3 The 3rd UN Small Island Developing States Conference: Pacific Partnership on Ocean Acidification
This presentation provides an overview of regional ocean acidification monitoring and resilience building in the Pacific.
R. Duncan McIntosh

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