By: Emily S. LeBlanc, National Geographic Science Writer (US) article Posted on February 19, 2019 10:27:15When the U.S. Marine Science Association held its annual meeting in Chicago in February, the topic of marine science was on everyone’s minds.
In fact, many in attendance expressed a desire to learn more about the field, particularly as the Trump administration has taken a hard line on funding and funding sources.
This year, there were several key events that drew scientists to the Midwest.
For one, the Midwest was one of only two regions that had the opportunity to host a conference of its own.
The other, the Great Lakes region, held its conference at the University of Minnesota this year.
The conference was held at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.
As a result, the entire conference was streamed online and made available to anyone who could access the internet.
This year’s conference was particularly interesting as it brought together the nation’s top marine scientists to share their experiences with one another and to learn how to work together to address a variety of challenges, such as ocean acidification, habitat loss, climate change and the effects of climate change.
There were also several talks on how to manage marine habitats to keep them healthy.
As for the science itself, the conference featured a number of speakers that addressed topics ranging from ocean acidity and acid rain to climate change, sea level rise, and marine biodiversity.
For example, James W. Miller, a marine ecologist and oceanographer at NOAA’s Marine Ecosystem Services Office, discussed how global warming has been causing acidification in the ocean.
He said that while the oceans were originally acidic, with the rise of CO2, the water has been gradually becoming more alkaline.
It is likely that this process of acidification has affected the diversity of marine organisms in the oceans.
Other speakers focused on ocean acidified habitats, such a bleaching event in the Gulf of Mexico and the impacts of CO 2 on sea turtles.
There was also talk about the impact of the ocean’s pH on coral reefs.
And Dr. Kevin Lichtman, a professor at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, talked about the effects that CO 2 has on the atmosphere.
He explained that atmospheric CO 2 concentrations have been increasing at a rate of about 1 percent per year for the last 50 years.
In addition to these events, there was also a discussion on how the marine environment is changing and how this impacts human health.
The conference also had a focus on how scientists are working together in the community to improve our understanding of the natural world, such the impact on our health, food security, and environment.
Dr. Peter Dittmar, a leading marine biologist and an oceanographer with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, spoke about the challenges facing the marine ecosystems.
He noted that CO2 has the potential to have a profound effect on marine ecosystems, but it will be difficult to quantify the extent of the damage caused by CO2.
He called the current rate of CO² release and the slow recovery from the CO2 buildup a “daunting” situation.
The ocean has been experiencing rapid acidification since the 1960s, which is making it even more vulnerable to damage.
Dittmar said that the U,S.
needs to take action to address these issues.
He highlighted the need for a global plan to control CO² and to mitigate the effects it will have on marine life.
He also suggested that the need to develop and implement effective regulations and programs to reduce CO2 in the atmosphere is crucial to mitigating the impacts.
Finally, Dr. Robert C. Smith, a coastal biologist at NOAA, spoke of the importance of using data to inform policy making.
He spoke of how the use of tide gauge data in tide gauges can provide a valuable tool to improve understanding of ocean conditions.
Smith said that we need to understand our oceans and how they are changing and develop effective policies that address the risks they pose to our communities.
He urged people to take a look at our oceans as a tool to understand how our systems are changing, so that they can better prepare for the changes ahead.
As of today, the American Society of Marine Science holds nearly 50 conferences in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. This means that every conference is a valuable opportunity to get a glimpse into the state of the marine sciences.
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