C-CAN News

California Current Acidification Network
  1. Highlights • Elevated CO2 and reduced dissolved oxygen have opposite effects on otolith (earstone) development in juvenile copper and blue rockfish. • Increased CO2 levels resulted in otoliths being larger in area for a relative fish body size in blue rockfish. • Reduced dissolved oxygen levels results in otoliths being
  2. The September C-CAN OAR Workshop/Webinar How ocean acidification works hand-in-hand with warming and other global change stressors to promote toxic Pseudo-nitzschia harmful algal blooms along the West Coast C-CAN OAR September Workshop/Webinar page: https://c-can.info/c-can-oar-18-september-2019/ September Webinar YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3PaHoTTO_Q8   Visit the C-CAN OAR Workshops and Webinars page for information
  3. Visit the C-CAN OAR Workshops and Webinars page for information on upcoming events and a weblink to recorded webinars. The August C-CAN Roundtable discussion: Understanding Acidification Risks Across Habitats
Through a 10-site Intertidal Network https://c-can.info/c-can-oar-7-august-2019/ YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VeA_cDOzftg
  4. The new IPCC Special Report, released today,  is the first IPCC Report to focus on the role of the ocean in the global climate and the effects of climate change on the ocean. Ocean acidification is extensively covered throughout the report. A few OA-relevant excerpts from the Summary for Policymakers
  5. CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon has a new roadmap for addressing rising ocean acidification and hypoxia – two climate change-induced conditions that could have widespread consequences for the state’s ocean ecosystem and the economy. Ocean acidification and hypoxia are significant threats to a wide range of marine mammals, from crabs to