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Acid Rain Has a Disproportionate Impact on Coastal Waters
September 7, 2007
The release of sulfur and nitrogen into the atmosphere by power plants and agricultural activities plays a minor role in making the ocean more acidic on a global scale, but the impact is greatly amplified in the shallower waters of the coastal ocean, according to new research by atmospheric and marine chemists.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
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