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Stanford Researchers Help Predict the Oceans of the Future With a Mini-lab

June 6, 2012

researcher conducts ocean acidification experiment Scientists from Stanford University and elsewhere joined to create a mini-lab in Australia's Great Barrier Reef. The device can simulate predicted future ocean conditions--such as rising carbon dioxide levels--and their effects on ecosystems such as coral. Full Story

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