Environmental Systems Laboratory

Image : Ocean Acidification: A Risky Shell Game

Articles and Interviews about research that has taken place at ESL past and present.

Most of the spines of an urchin grown under the highest CO2 conditions fell off, and, under a scanning electron microscope, the remaining ones (left) show a pitted texture. On the right are spines of an urchin grown under current conditions. (Micrograph by Justin Ries, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

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Last updated: March 23, 2016