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Ocean Acidification -- can you see it happening?

Discussion in 'Ocean Conservation' started by WeRtheOcean, Sep 28, 2019.

  1. Rusty Shackleford

    Rusty Shackleford Barracuda

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    Why all the handwavium and voodoo in that article instead of simply measuring the buffering capacity of seawater? There is a simple test and I never see it mentioned in these studies of 'ocean acidification' by the cultists. I have had that analysis run on fresh water a thousand times. It's reported as calcium carbonate equivalents. There should be historic data on the buffering capacity of seawater somewhere yet nobody ever discusses it? Why I wonder?
     
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  2. Rusty Shackleford

    Rusty Shackleford Barracuda

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    And by the way, if you kool-ade drinkers are going to associate us with Holocaust Deniers by calling us 'Deniers', which was done earlier in this thread, we are going to start calling you 'Cultists'.

    Sorry if we pass on the grape Kool-Ade there Rev. Jones.

    I am fine with keep things civil but I am not going to let snarky insults go unchallenged.
     
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  3. RyanT

    RyanT Solo Diver

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    Like this one?
    Impact of Anthropogenic CO2 on the CaCO3 System in the Oceans

    Or this review.

    https://www.annualreviews.org/doi/a...wVbf6H7a-GG2UbLvytcaCsHlhv_SGpE_AaQM6Vl62O90I

    Like this one?

    The Geological Record of Ocean Acidification | Science

    There are lots of data on this and scientists discuss this all the time.
     
  4. HKGuns

    HKGuns Barracuda

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    I've been hearing this for at least 20 years. Name one coastline that has disappeared. Ice levels are INCREASING, not decreasing. at least try to get your facts straight.

    Eleven Years Of Arctic Sea Ice Thickening | Real Climate Science
     
  5. tursiops

    tursiops Marine Scientist and Master Instructor ScubaBoard Supporter

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    The issue now is that it is changing rapidly. There is no historical evidence of any previous changes nearly as fast as they are occurring now. So the issue is not so much change, but can people and ecosystems adapt quickly enough. It appears that some people refuse to adapt, dooming their grandchildren to an even harder problem.
    Agreed. But you don't want it TOO warm.....that rising sea level thing is a bummer.
    I guess you'd be happier with no government...i.e. no services of any kind?
    No one is even trying to stop the tide. Terrible analogy.
    Pure BS.
    There is. Try harder.
    Bingo.
    You will not get facts from that source (Real Climate Science.) They purposely misquote, use cherry-picked data, and gleefully accept big-petroleum money to keep on publishing nonsense.
     
  6. RyanT

    RyanT Solo Diver

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    Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana.

    Here in my own community in Maryland we have a road that floods daily at every normal high tide. 20 years ago it only flooded during storms that pushed the tide above normal.
     
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  7. DBPacific

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    The only thing mildly accurate about that or your post is that in some regions in the Arctic and Antarctic, ice is increasing. In the vast majority of the Arctic and Antarctic, ice is decreasing and calving at a very fast rate.

    Get your facts straight and learn to not use biased sources
     
  8. Diver below 83

    Diver below 83 Regular of the Pub

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    facts are not important to people like that
     
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  9. DBPacific

    DBPacific Barracuda

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    Unfortunately you are correct. I must be a naïve kid to still not understand how adults in the age of the Internet believe that facts = opinions and any opinions that don't match their own are clearly fake news, or how people don't know/care to check the validity of sources. I was taught to check sources for bias as early as elementary school.
     
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  10. Diver below 83

    Diver below 83 Regular of the Pub

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    the great thing is science doesn’t care about people’s opinions or feelings. Facts rule everything.
     
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