Ocean Acidification Summary for Policymakers 2013
Ocean Acidification Summary for Policymakers Third Symposium on the Ocean in a High-CO2 World Published: November 14, 2013 This summary for policymakers reports on the state of scientific knowledge on ocean acidification, based on the latest research presented at The Third Symposium on the Ocean in a High-CO2 World, held in Monterey, California, in September 2012. Experts present the projected changes from ocean acidification for ecosystems and the people who rely on them, according to levels of confidence for these outcomes. Produced by IGBP, SCOR and IOC-UNESCO.
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20 Facts about Ocean Acidification
This two-page brochure highlights Frequently Asked Questions about Ocean Acidification (2010, 2012; WHOI FAQs) and is intended for scientists, science communicators, and science policy advisors asked to comment on ocean acidification. The FAQ was produced by the Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry Project (US-OCB), the United Kingdom Ocean Acidification Programme (UKOA), and the European Project on Ocean Acidification (EPOCA), as well as OA-ICC, NOAA and Washington Sea Grant. English | French | Spanish | German
ECONOMICS OF OCEAN ACIDIFICATION
The IAEA published this brochure with conclusions and recommendations. The publication’s statements are the major conclusions and recommendations from the second international workshop on “Bridging the Gap between Ocean Acidification Impacts and Economic Valuation.” The objective of the workshop was to assess ocean acidification impacts on fisheries and aquaculture resources in different regions of the world, as defined by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Ocean Acidification – The Knowledge Base 2012
An update on “what we know about ocean acidiﬁcation and key global challenges” from the Ocean Acidification International Reference User Group, the European Project on Ocean Acidiﬁcation (EPOCA), UK Ocean Acidiﬁcation Research Programme (UKOA), Biological Impacts of Ocean Acidiﬁcation (BIOACID) and Mediterranean Sea Acidiﬁcation in a Changing Climate (MedSeA). This paper lists ongoing studies, publications, films and other resources, and was published after the Rio+20 meeting in 2012 in several languages (click on the links below). English | Arabic | Chinese | French | German | Portuguese | Spanish
Hot, Sour & Breathless – Ocean Under Stress
Published in 2011 by the Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK Ocean Acidification Research Programme, European Project on Ocean Acidification, Mediterranean Sea Acidification in a Changing Climate project, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, and OCEANA. This publication is available in English and Arabic.
Ocean Acidification – What Can We Do?
This policy brief from the Institut du développement durable et des relations internationales (IDDRI) was published in November 2012 and addresses options for action, as well as legal and political ramifications.
IAEA OA-ICC Online Open Access Bibliographic Database
The OA-ICC released a bibliographic database through Mendeley, which includes journal articles, dissertations, books, and book chapters, from 1922 to present. When it was announced in March 2014, the database held more than 2000 references. The online database includes citations, DOI’s, abstracts and keywords allocated by the OA-ICC and updates will be made every three months.