COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Acid Rain Has a Disproportionate Impact on Coastal Waters
Description: The release of sulfur and nitrogen into the atmosphere by power plants and agricultural activities plays a minor role in making the ocean more acidic on a global scale, but the impact is greatly amplified in the shallower waters of the coastal ocean, according to new research by atmospheric and marine chemists. [Source: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute]
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Source: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
Publish Date: 9/7/2007
Reading Level: Basic
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