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Study: World's most acidic sea water in Bering Sea

 


ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) _ The world's most acidic ocean waters are found during the cold winter months in the Bering Sea, according to a new study.

Researchers at Columbia University released a series of maps tracking changes in global marine activity, The Alaska Dispatch News reported

The new maps, based on 40 years' worth of measurements, show how acidity in marine waters around the globe changes with the seasons.

The Bering Sea has shallow waters, a broad continental shelf and ocean currents that deposit nutrients from around the world. Those conditions make for wonderful fisheries, geoc...



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