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Sea butterfly's shell dissolved by ocean acidification


Roberts, D, Sea butterfly's shell dissolved by ocean acidification, ABC News, Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Felicity Ogilvie, Australia, 26 November 2012, 1, Online (2012) [Media Interview]

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Increasing carbon dioxide in the world's oceans is affecting a small creature that lives in the oceans around Antarctica, the sea butterfly. Scientists are warning the creatures' shells are being dissolved in the acidic waters.

Item Details

Item Type:Media Interview
Keywords:Southern ocean acidification
Research Division:Environmental Sciences
Research Group:Ecological Applications
Research Field:Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Climate and Climate Change
Objective Field:Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
UTAS Author:Roberts, D (Dr Donna Roberts)
ID Code:89620
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:CRC-Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems
Deposited On:2014-03-09
Last Modified:2014-06-10

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