How does rising atmospheric CO2 affect marine organisms?

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Volume 15 Number 44:  31 October 2012

Baltic Sea Barnacles: Preparing Themselves for the Future: The sedentary crustaceans are not merely sitting around waiting to die in the warmer and more acidified seawater the world's climate alarmists are predicting for the future. They are learning to successfully adapt to what might possibly lie ahead.

Journal Reviews
Testing Version 4 of the Community Climate System Model: ... and finding that it still has a long way to go in order to do what its developers would like it to do.

A Millennial-Scale Climatic Oscillation in Southern Chile: Does it exhibit the same cold and warm periods as those identified in the Northern Hemisphere?

The Late Medieval Warm Period at Switzerland's Seebergsee: How did its warmth compare with that of the past few decades?

The Vectorial Capacity of Malaria Mosquitoes: How does it vary with environmental temperature?

Geographically Central and Peripheral Populations of Tropical Rainforest Lizards: What do the thermal response characteristics of the two groups suggest about their relative abilities to cope with global warming?

Little Auks of the Arctic: Can They Handle a Big Climate Change?: Nine inquiring minds from eight different countries set out to find out; and we report what they found.

Medieval Warm Period Project
The latest Medieval Warm Period Record comes from Hudson Estuary, New York.

Ocean Acidification Database
The latest addition of peer-reviewed data archived to our database of marine organism responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment is Marine Copepod [Acartia spinicauda] (hatching success). To access the entire database, click here.