Article 4: Acidifying oceans could spell trouble for squid. New study reveals more acid seas could alter early development of Atlantic longfin squid



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Sea Change


Article 4: Acidifying oceans could spell trouble for squid. New study reveals more acid seas could alter early development of Atlantic longfin squid


http://www.whoi.edu/page.do?pid=83380&tid=3622&cid=168969&c=2

Introduction


  1. How does atmospheric CO2 gas interact with the world’s oceans?




  1. What happens to the ocean’s water as this interaction occurs?



  1. How are squid eggs affected by increased ocean acidity?



  1. How are the adult squid affected by increased acidity?



  1. What is a keystone species? Why are squid a keystone species?



  1. What economic implications are caused by a degraded squid population? Why could this occur?

Seattle Times
Article 5: Sea changes harming ocean now could someday undermine marine food chain

http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2019765681_pteropods26m.html



Introduction


  1. What are pteropods?




  1. What effect could ocean acidification have on pteropods?




  1. How do pteropods affect the pacific Northwest Salmon industry?



  1. Why are pteropods affected by acidification?


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