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Session 2. Ocean acidification

Nicholas Bates (Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, Bermuda/USA)
Silvana Birchenough (The Centre for the Environment
          Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Laboratory, UK)

Plenary Speaker:
Jean Pierre Gattuso (Laboratoire d'Océanographie de Villefranche, CNRS and
           Université Pierre et Marie
Curie-Paris, France)

Invited Speakers:
Ruy Kenji P. Kikuchi (Geosciences Institute, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil)
Nelson Lagos (Universidad Santo Tomás, Chile)

A major change in ocean biogeochemistry is the acidification of global oceans. This change is occurring in concert with climate change since it is mainly due to increased CO2 rather than warming. Though persistent trends in carbon, pH, and ocean acidification exist, quantitative knowledge is still progressing toward a complete picture of the devastating effects of acidification on a wide range of marine organisms, particularly those that build shells and skeletons from calcium carbonate. This session encourages submissions that discuss: (1) historical and future trends in the marine carbon cycle, ocean acidification, and related ocean biogeochemistry; (2) anthropogenic drivers and climate change relationships with ocean acidification; (3) physico-biogeochemical impacts of ocean acidification on marine biogeochemistry and ecosystems; and (4) future challenges associated with understanding the role of climate change on the physico-biogeochemical impacts of ocean acidification, including consideration of ocean deoxygenation and greater stagnation associated with a slowdown in ocean circulation which may result in an acceleration of acidification.

Jean-Pierre Gattuso (Plenary)
Ocean acidification: Knowns, unknowns and perspectives
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Ruy Kenji P. Kikuchi (Invited)
Progress and prospects on ocean acidification research of the Tropical South Atlantic
[pdf, 10 Mb]


Aziz ur Rahman Shaik, Haimanti Biswas and Debasmita Bandyopadhyay
Effective CO2 utilization in response to increasing CO2 levels in natural phytoplankton assemblages from the coastal Bay of Bengal, India
[pdf, 1 Mb]


Markus Weinbauer, Chiaki Motegi, Jinwen Liu, Cornelia Maier, Maria-Luiza Pedrotti, Minhan Dai and Jean-Pierre Gattuso
Effects of elevated pCO2 and temperature on prokaryotic community composition and respiration in mesopelagic waters of the NW Mediterranean Sea
[pdf, 1 Mb]


Marius N. Müller, Joana Barcelos e Ramos, Kai G. Schulz, Ulf Riebesell, Jozef Kazmierczak and Gustaaf M. Hallegraeff
Coccolithophores, calcification and ocean acidification
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Suchana Chavanich, Wipada Lalitpattarakit, Narainrit Chinfak, Suppakarn Jandang, Pataporn Kuanui, Somkiat Khokiattiwong and Voranop Viyakarn
pH monitoring in the upper Gulf of Thailand and effect on early development and settlement of corals, Acropora millepora and Pocillopora damicornis
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Anna K. McLaskey, Julie E. Keister, Paul McElhany, M. Brady Olson, Brooke A. Love, Amanda K. Winans, D. Shallin Busch and Mike Maher
Effects of ocean acidification on crustacean zooplankton: A comparison of the copepod Calanus pacificus and the krill Euphausia pacifica
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Adam Sokolowski, Dominika Brulinska and Zuzanna Mirny
Behavioural and physiological responses of the estuarine bivalve Macoma balthica from the Baltic Sea to increased CO2 concentration
[pdf, 28 Mb]
Anthony Moreira, Etelvina Figueira, Ângela Almeida, Iracy L. Pecora, Amadeu M.V.M. Soares and Rosa Freitas
Combined effects of seawater acidification and Arsenic in Crassostrea gigas and C. angulata: Oxidative stress and biomineralization enzymes activity assessment
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Sue-Ann Watson, Blake L. Spady, Sjannie Lefevre, Paolo Domenici, Goran E. Nilsson and Philip L. Munday
Ocean acidification alters marine invertebrate behaviour via neural impairment
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Megan J. Welch, Sue-Ann Watson, Justin Q. Welsh, Mark I. McCormick and Philip L. Munday Effects of elevated CO2 on fish behaviour undiminished by transgenerational acclimation
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Ellie Bergstrom, Marina Nasri Sissini and Paulo Horta
Effects of ocean acidification and global warming on the physiological ecology of rhodoliths (Rhodophyta) and seagrass
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Marta S. Pimentel, Filipa Faleiro, Jorge Machado, Myron A. Peck, Hans Pörtner and Rui Rosa
The effect of ocean warming and acidification on the aerobic and anaerobic metabolic potential of fish early life stages
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Tullio Rossi, Ivan Nagelkerken, Jennifer C.A. Pistevos, Stephen D. Simpson, Sue-Ann Watson, Philip L. Munday, P. Fraser and Sean D. Connell
Ocean acidification causes disorientation in fish larvae during critical settlement stage
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Rui Rosa, José R. Paula, Miguel Baptista, Vanessa M. Lopes, Katja Trübenbach, Marta S. Pimentel, Ricardo Calado and Tiago Repolho
Ecophysiology of shark early stages under climate change
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Nelson Lagos, Marco Lardies, Bernardo Broitman, Stefan Gelcich, Felipe Vasquez and Cristián Vargas (Invited)
Ocean acidification along the southeastern Pacific coastal ecosystems: Biological responses, interactions with multiple stressors and human dimensions
[pdf, 6 Mb]
Julien Palmieri, J.C. Orr, J.-C. Dutay, K. Béranger, A. Schneider, J. Beuvier and S. Somot
Simulated anthropogenic CO2 storage and acidification of the Mediterranean Sea
[pdf, 1.5 Mb]
Eric Douville, Martine Paterne, Nathalie Feuillet, Claude Noury, Louise Bordier and François Thil
A 200-year record of interannual pH and SST variability from the Lesser Antilles (Caribbean Sea) inferred from a Siderastrea siderea reef coral
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Gisela Dionísio, Marta S. Pimentel, Sónia Cruz, Meri Bilan, Tiago Repolho, João Serôdio, Ricardo Calado and Rui Rosa
Climate change impacts on tropical and temperate photosynthetic sea slugs
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Sean D. Connell
The other ocean acidification problem: CO2 as a resource among competitors for ecosystem dominance
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John K. Pinnegar, Silvana Birchenough and Nick K. Dulvy
Who are the most vulnerable? – A global assessment of exposure, sensitivity, adaptive capacity and vulnerability to ocean acidification
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Uta Passow
Ocean acidification, warming and the biological carbon pump
[pdf, 1.5 Mb]
Denise Breitburg, Andrew Keppel, Seth Miller and Rebecca Burrell
Climate change in the shallows – interacting effects of diel-cycling hypoxia and acidification
[pdf, 2.5 Mb]
Sue-Ann Watson
Giant clams and rising CO2: Light may ameliorate effects of ocean acidification in a solar-powered animal
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Kannan Gunasekaran, Deivasegamani Selvam, Renganathan Mahesh and Ayyappan Saravanakumar
Impact of ocean acidification on marine clownfish sperm behaviour and fertilization of Amphiprion sebae
[pdf, 1 Mb]

Dominika Brulinska, Adam Sokołowski and Zuzanna Mirny
Effect of elevated carbon dioxide concentrations on the growth of estuarine bivalve Macoma balthica from the Baltic Sea
[pdf, 0.5 Mb]
Laura Sordo, Rui Santos, Isabel Barrote and Joao Silva
Long-term effects of ocean acidification on free-living coralline algae
[pdf, 2 Mb]
Monica Wallner-Kersanach, Luis Felipe Hax Niencheski, Carlos F.F. de Andrade, Karina Attisano, Kayla Lima, Camila Sukekava, Leonardo Contreira, Daniel Costa, Joselene de Oliveira, Eunice Machado, Alice Costa, Rodrigo Kerr, Luiza Dy F. Costa and Iarema F.P. de Carvalho
The submarine groundwater process, the biological pump and the CO2 fluxes on the Brazilian southeastern and southern shelf
[pdf, 2.5 Mb]
Aniko Zseni and Eva V. Pestine Racz
Acidification of Europe's seas: An overview based on the European Climate Adaptation Database
[pdf, 1 Mb]
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