- Impact of anthropogenic CO2 on the CaCO3 system in the oceansRichard A Feely
Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Seattle, WA 98115 6349, USA
Science 305:362-6. 2004..The total water column CaCO3 dissolution rate for the global oceans is approximately 0.5 +/- 0.2 petagrams of CaCO3-C per year, which is approximately 45 to 65% of the export production of CaCO3...
- The oceanic sink for anthropogenic CO2Christopher L Sabine
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
Science 305:367-71. 2004..The current fraction of total anthropogenic CO2 emissions stored in the ocean appears to be about one-third of the long-term potential...
- Anthropogenic ocean acidification over the twenty-first century and its impact on calcifying organismsJames C Orr
Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l Environnement, UMR CEA CNRS, CEA Saclay, F 91191 Gif sur Yvette, France
Nature 437:681-6. 2005..Our findings indicate that conditions detrimental to high-latitude ecosystems could develop within decades, not centuries as suggested previously...
- Impact of anthropogenic atmospheric nitrogen and sulfur deposition on ocean acidification and the inorganic carbon systemScott C Doney
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 266 Woods Hole Road, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:14580-5. 2007..However, the impacts are more substantial in coastal waters, where the ecosystem responses to ocean acidification could have the most severe implications for mankind...