Reference Library: Educational Materials
NECAN Steering Committee: Terms of Reference
Terms of Reference for the NECAN Steering Committee.
Ocean and Coastal Acidification (OA) and the MA Shellfish Industry
One page document summarizing the impact of ocean and coastal acidification on the Massachusetts Shellfish Industry.
Europe could suffer major shellfish production losses due to ocean acidification
The European Commission released a Science for Environment Policy brief about the prospective decline of the European shellfish industry due to ocean acidification. An excerpt: "Ocean acidification threatens marine ecosystems worldwide, but economic assessments of its impact are lacking. A recent study has predicted the future cost of ocean acidification on mollusc ...
Overview of Coastal Acidification in the Northeast Region
This four-page brochure provides an introduction to ocean and coastal acidification, its effects on marine life, why the Northeast is especially vulnerable, research priorities for the region, and what people can do to fight coastal acidification. The information in the brochure is adapted from NECAN's 2015 Oceanography article.
NOAA Ocean Acidification Program (Website)
The NOAA Ocean Acidification Program (OAP) was established in May 2011, by the Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring (FOARAM) Act. This program aims to coordinate research, monitoring, and other activities to improve our understanding of how (and how fast) the chemistry of the ocean is changing, how variable that change ...
Under the Radar: Ocean Acidification Often Overlooked but Threat Is Real (Newsletter article)
Reader-friendly article provides introduction to ocean and coastal acidification in the Northeast
Ocean Acidification Around the World (Website)
Educational website with map and information about ocean acidification
What Is Ocean Acidification? (Website)
Educational introduction to the chemistry and biological impacts of ocean acidification
Sea Change: The Pacific's Perilous Turn (Website)
News and educational website on ocean acidification