Tide Pools at the Front Line of Ocean Acidification

Lester Kwiatkowski and Yana Nebuchina taking samples from a rocky tide pool.
Study co-authors Lester Kwiatkowski and Yana Nebuchina taking samples from a rocky tide pool on the UC Bodega Marine Reserve. Photo credit: Ken Caldeira

Beloved by beach goers, tide pools are also important ecological zones that provide shelter and food for many plants and animals. Marine life living in tide pools are vulnerable to rising acid levels in seawater, according to new research from UC Davis, the Carnegie Institution for Science and UC Santa Cruz published March 18 in the journal Scientific Reports. Read more at UC Davis News.

 

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