Determination of carbonate parameters in seawater

Frank, C., Fietzek, Peer and Sobin, J. (2014) Determination of carbonate parameters in seawater International Ocean Systems, 18 (2).

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Abstract

The world's oceans are an important sink for increasing anthropogenic CO2 emissions. Since the middle of the 18th century, the world's oceans have absorbed about 41% of anthropogenic CO2. As CO2 forms carbonic acid in water, CO2 absorption also has an effect on seawater pH. This decrease in seawater pH - of about 0.1pH units so far - is also known as ocean acidification and it amounts to an increase in acid concentration of approximately 30%. In order to track corresponding changes in the carbonate system there is a need for innovative sensors.

Document Type: Article
Research affiliation: OceanRep > GEOMAR > FB2 Marine Biogeochemistry > FB2-CH Chemical Oceanography
Refereed: No
ISSN: 1471-0188
Date Deposited: 28 May 2014 11:56
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2017 12:44
URI: http://eprints.uni-kiel.de/id/eprint/24646

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