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Ocean acidification

What are the effects? What are the solutions?

by Fabrice Pernet (writer), Frédéric Gazeau (writer)
Collection: Enjeux sciences
january 2024
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Summary

Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, resulting from the burning of fossil fuels by human activity, reinforce the greenhouse effect and cause climate change. While public awareness of this global global problem is growing, ocean acidification, described as "the other CO2 problem", is still largely unknown.This book answers the ten key questions that address the biogeochemical foundations of acidification, past, current and future developments, the impacts on marine organisms and humans, and finally the remediation pathways.He draws his answers from fields as diverse as biogeochemistry, ecology, physiology, evolution, aquaculture and fisheries, economics and sociology.

Table of contents

Why a book on ocean acidification?

What is ocean acidification?
Since when have we been talking about ocean acidification?
How is ocean acidity changing?
Is ocean acidification a homogeneous phenomenon at the scale of the global ocean?
What are the biological impacts of acidification?
Can marine organisms "adapt" to acidification?
How does ocean acidification affect us?
How does acidification interact with other drivers of climate change?
What can you do?
What are the prospects?

Press

RCF Radio - Le 25/01/2024
Fabrice Pernet :"il y a eu des épisodes d'acidification des océans dans le passé mais qui étaient cent fois plus lents qu'aujourd'hui"
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Last reader comment

Sans avoir tout lu- en détail, j'apprécie l'effort de pédagogie pour présenter les différents aspects du sujet, depuis le rappel des bases de la chimie et de la physique du pH, équations à l'appui qui rappellent des sujets étudiés en terminale et en prépa ! Utile pour comprendre la suite !

by Bernard Commere on 29/04/2024 21:37

Features

Language(s): French

Publisher: Éditions Quae

Edition: 1st edition

Collection: Enjeux sciences

Published: 4 january 2024

Reference Book: 02913

Reference eBook [PDF]: 02913NUM

Reference eBook [ePub]: 02913EPB

EAN13 Book: 9782759237814

EAN13 eBook [PDF]: 9782759237821

EAN13 eBook [ePub]: 9782759237838

Interior: Colour

Format (in mm) Book: 120 x 190

Pages count Book: 124

Pages count eBook [PDF]: 124

Weight (in grammes): 150

Size: 2.83 MB (PDF), 2.16 MB (ePub)

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