NOAA-led study shows Alaska fisheries and communities at risk from ocean acidification

July 29, 2014 1:10 PM

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NOAA-led study shows Alaska fisheries and communities at risk from ocean acidification

Individual components of the final ocean acidification risk index for each census area showing the communities with the highest risk are in the Southeast and Southwest of the state. (Credit: NOAA)

Ocean acidification is driving changes in waters vital to Alaska’s valuable commercial fisheries and subsistence way of life, according to new NOAA-led research that will be published online in Progress in Oceanography.

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