ARCHIVE - Sea Change The Science of Climate Change in the Oceans Thu, 06 Jun 2013 23:45:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 ARCHIVE - Pycnopodia helianthoides at Clallum Bay Wed, 15 May 2013 18:54:02 +0000 Continue reading ]]>

Spectacular example of a local sea star, Pycnopodia helianthoides. Although this species is probably less susceptible to the direct effects of acidification, it could be impacted by losses of mussel beds in rocky intertidal habitats. This individual was spotted during a field excursion to Clallam Bay along the south shore of the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

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ARCHIVE - Blind Sight Sat, 06 Apr 2013 15:57:40 +0000 View of south hills from the Nisqually boardwalk bird blind.

Southern view from the bird blind at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

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ARCHIVE - The Oceans and Climate Change Tue, 26 Mar 2013 04:02:08 +0000 Continue reading ]]> What effects can we anticipate in the oceans as carbon dioxide continues to accrue in the atmosphere? How will the marine world be impacted by rising temperatures and falling pH? Here we explore what is known and sought to be known about climate change in the oceans.

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