A short video on the causes of ocean acidification and its effects on marine ecosystems.
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Technical quality is excellent.
Uses Google Earth images.
The visual images are very clear and the short story is presented in an easy-to-understand format.
Can complement other ocean acidification videos and activities.
The link below the video takes the user to Google Earth Engine.
This is a new application that brings together the world's satellite imagery of scientific measurements dating back more than 25 years and makes it available online with tools for scientists, independent researchers, and nations to mine this massive warehouse of data to detect changes, map trends and quantify differences on Earth's surface.
Narrated by Dr. Jeffrey Short, this short video, which includes a Google Earth tour to help set the stage for discussing ocean acidification, provides an overview of the topic.
Video concludes with a brief overview advocating specific steps to help prevent further acidification.
Comments from expert scientist: It's completely accurate, and conveys the important scientific concepts with a minimum of technical jargon, and even "complex" (college level) chemistry.
A good entry point for learning about ocean acidification.
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