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The National Park Service Adds to Knowledge of West Coast Ocean Acidification
November 06, 2016
The NOAA-led West Coast Ocean Acidification (WCOA) cruise started its voyage along the California Current May 5. Its route follows the entirety of the West Coast from Baja California to British Columbia, taking water samples along 13 transects on the way. On each transect, samples of water will be collected at the offshore stations by the on-board scientists, and at nearshore and onshore locations by partnering agencies.
Last updated: November 4, 2016