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Modern ocean acidification is outpacing ancient upheaval, study suggests
June 2, 2014
In a new study published in the latest issue of Paleoceanography, scientists estimate that surface ocean acidity increased by about 100 percent during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum in a few thousand years or more, and stayed that way for the next 70,000 years.
The Earth Institute at Columbia University
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