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First ocean acidification buoy placed in Alaska waters

Arctic Sounder: Researchers from the University of Alaska Fairbanks are installing ocean acidification buoys in Alaska waters to help scientists learn how climate change may be affecting the pH level of northern seas. The first buoy was placed in April at the mouth of Resurrection Bay, near Seward, after being assembled at UAF's Seward Marine Center, university officials said May 11. Jeremy Mathis, an assistant professor of chemical oceanography at UAF, and principal investigator for the project, said this...