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A sensor to monitor acid in the ocean

July 11, 2023

Excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is making the ocean more acidic and less hospitable to shelled marine life. At WHOI, scientists Jennie Rheuban, Aleck Wang, MIT-WHOI joint program student Jonathan Pfeifer (pictured) and Glen Gawarkiewicz are monitoring ocean acidification with a new sensor– plus a little help from the fishing community and the Ocean Climate Innovation Accelerator, a partnership between WHOI and Analog Devices.

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Photo by Kate Morkeski © Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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