Contemporary Issues lectures are solicited for ideas or events on topics in Limnology and Oceanography that are in the news and highly relevant to the general public. For example, issues such as invasive species, impacts of warming temperatures on aquatic ecosystems, contaminant loading, eutrophication, toxic algae, ocean acidification, oil spills, or fisheries crashes would be considered timely submissions. Both a broad overview lecture (one class period) as well a small suite (i.e. three to five class periods) of detailed lectures will be offered with the Contemporary Issues lectures.
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Feely, Richard A., and Scott C. Doney. 2011. Ocean Acidification: The Other CO2 Problem. Limnol. Oceanogr. e-Lectures, doi:10:4319/lol.2011.rfeely_sdoney.5
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* The carbon dioxide system in seawater: Equilibrium chemistry and measurements by A. Dickson
* Ocean acidification and marine biogeochemistry by D. Hutchins
* Ocean acidification and implications for marine ecosystems by J. Barry, W. Miller
* Performing ocean acidification experiments by C. Langdon
* Overview of oil in the marine environment: sources and effects by Mandy Joye
* Severe oil spills: historic by Mandy Joye
* Severe oil spills: recent Mandy Joye
* coming soon