COSEE Ocean Systems: News
FSU Research: Ancient ocean deoxygenation provides an urgent warning
Description: A 94-million-year-old climate change event that severely imperiled marine organisms may provide some unnerving insights into long-term trends in our modern oceans. In a new study a scientist traces a 50,000-year period of ocean deoxygenation preceding an ancient climate event that dramatically disturbed global ocean chemistry and led to the extinction of many marine organisms. The study draws parallels to similar rates of oxygen depletion observed in our contemporary oceans. [Source: Florida State University]
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Source: Florida State University
Publish Date: 8/9/2017
Reading Level: Basic
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