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A new generation of researchers have been pushing to understand how water changes in the ocean affect the atmosphere, and how it affects the planet.
They call it water’s effect on climate change.
The study by researchers at MIT and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has been gaining momentum in recent years.
It’s part of a larger effort to understand ocean chemistry and climate.
“The new data is so important because it tells us what’s happening in the oceans,” says Kevin M. Zillmann, a professor at MIT’s Department of Earth and Planetary Science who led the study.
“If you can see that, you can say, ‘this is where we are, and it will be a really important thing in the future,'” says Michael G. Kipnis, a research scientist at MIT who led a group that published the new study last year.
The researchers studied the effect of changes in ocean acidity on the chemistry of water in the deep ocean.
They found that acidity can cause a change in how carbonate molecules break down into smaller molecules, like CO 2 .
This process is known as carbonate dissolution, and is what drives the rise in CO 2 in the atmosphere.
The new study found that changes in pH affect the process of carbonate dissolving.
“We’re now seeing these subtle changes in water chemistry that are really important to understanding how ocean acidification affects climate change,” says Michael Zillinger, a coauthor of the study and a professor of oceanography at MIT.
For the new research, the researchers took samples of seawater from the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans and compared them with a range of other ocean types.
The data showed that the oceans have a lot of CO 2 , which means the pH of the water changes when there is more CO 2 present.
That means that the amount of CO, which is the main greenhouse gas, in the water is changing.
This means that CO 2 is changing the pH in the same way that a rising tide makes the tide rise.
But there’s another important difference.
The researchers found that the pH change from the carbonate dissolve of seawaters is only about one-tenth of a pH change.
That means that carbonate is not just breaking down into larger molecules, but also breaking down more slowly.
This means that changes to ocean acidities could potentially have more drastic effects on climate than changes in CO2.
The new research was published in the journal Nature Geoscience.
The results could have important implications for the future of climate change because it shows that the effects of carbon dioxide on ocean acidifying oceans are not limited to the deep oceans.
“In the future, we may be seeing the effects on the atmosphere and the oceans, and we can see how this impacts the atmosphere as well,” says Zillingsons research scientist, Michael Zielinski.
The research is supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program, the Department of Energy, the United States Navy, and the United Kingdom’s National Institute for Mathematical and Computational Sciences.