How does rising atmospheric CO2 affect marine organisms?

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Volume 14 Number 43:  26 October 2011

Weaknesses in Our Knowledge of Land-Ice/Sea-Level Interactions: A recent review of the subject reveals a number of inadequacies that greatly limit our ability to accurately forecast future changes in sea level.

Journal Reviews
Abrupt Climate Change Simulations: How good are they?

Predicting the Course of Climate Change Over the Next Decade: ... and being correct. How difficult -- or easy -- is it?

The Seven Deadly "Sins of Omission" that Plague Projections of Future Spatial Distributions of Marine Life: What are they? ... and just how deadly are they?

Primary Production in the Bering Sea: How has it responded to recent climate change? ... and how is it expected to respond in the future?

Semi-Arid Grasslands in a CO2-Enriched and Warmer World: How are they likely to fare?

Ocean Acidification Database
The latest addition of peer-reviewed data archived to our database of marine organism responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment is Blue Mussel [Mytilus edulis] (Bechmann et al., 2011). To access the entire database, click here.