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Research article 10 Feb 2015

Research article | 10 Feb 2015

Simulated anthropogenic CO2 storage and acidification of the Mediterranean Sea

J. Palmiéri et al.
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Different observational-based estimates of CO2 uptake and resulting acidification of the Mediterranean Sea vary widely. A new study finds that even the smallest of those are an upper limit because the approach used assumes air-sea CO2 equilibrium. Then with a lower limit from new fine-scale numerical model simulations, the authors bracket Mediterranean Sea CO2 uptake and acidification rates. They conclude that its rate of surface acidifcation is much like that for typical ocean waters.
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