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Plankton in an acidified ocean

Nature Climate Change volume 2, pages 489490 (2012) | Download Citation

The pH of the ocean is expected to drop 0.3 units in the next century. This change is well within the pH range that plankton experience at present, but research suggests that changes in acidity near their cell surface could be larger.

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