Observed and expected ocean climate changeThe ocean’s climate will be altered in important ways by the large-scale increases in CO2 in the atmosphere as a result of human activities. The ocean’s heat content will rise significantly as waters warm up. In addition, as the ocean takes up more and more CO2 from the atmosphere,seawater pH will decrease.
Recommended background reading, posted as pdf on class websiteArticle from Scientific American, 2006
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