COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Another human footprint in the ocean: Rising anthropogenic nitrate levels
Description: Human-induced changes to Earth's carbon cycle - for example, rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and ocean acidification - have been observed for decades. However, a study published this week in Science showed human activities, in particular industrial and agricultural processes, have also had significant impacts on the upper ocean nitrogen cycle. [Source: University of Hawaii at Manoa]
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Source: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Publish Date: 12/1/2014
Reading Level: Basic
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