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New model reveals how ocean acidification challenges tiny sea snails... New model reveals how ocean acidification challenges tiny sea snails...

New model reveals how ocean acidification challenges tiny sea snails...

A tiny sea snail, sometimes called a sea butterfly because of how it flutters about traveling the ocean currents, is part of the diet for such valuable fish as salmon and cod off the U.S West Coast. A new study models the journey of this delicate plankton from offshore to nearshore waters, describing how changing ocean chemistry along this...
Summer of sailing drones Summer of sailing drones

Summer of sailing drones

Over the next four months, NOAA scientists will launch unmanned ocean vehicles, called Saildrones, from the Arctic to the tropical Pacific Ocean...
Possible new threat to Earth’s ozone layer Possible new threat to Earth’s ozone layer

Possible new threat to Earth’s ozone layer

The Montreal Protocol has been hailed for controlling chlorine-based chemicals that created a vast hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica. But...
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