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GCAN News Archive

Exploring Our Changing Ocean

The ocean has absorbed approximately 90% of excess heat and 25% of the carbon dioxide emissions released into the atmosphere by humans. This increased carbon [...]

OA Week 2023 Webinars

The Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network (GOA-ON) is hosting ocean acidification week Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2023, to provide a virtual platform for the ocean acidification [...]

GCAN Webinar: Hurricane Induced OA

GCAN is pleased to present Tacey Hicks, Texas A&M University (TAMU) doctoral candidate, for the webinar “Tropical cyclone-induced coastal acidification in Galveston Bay, Texas.” Hicks [...]

Ocean Chemistry Vulnerability Assessment

Ocean Chemistry Vulnerability Assessment — Report to Congress The Interagency Working Group on Ocean Acidification (IWGOA) Coastal Communities Vulnerabilities Assessment and Monitoring Priorities report “Ocean [...]

Town Hall: Marine Carbon Dioxide Removal

The recent White House Ocean Climate Action Plan (OCAP) outlined the need for Marine Carbon Dioxide Removal (mCDR) research and development as part of a [...]

Addressing OA Monitoring Gaps

IWG-OA Vulnerability Report Executive Summaries for the Southeast and Gulf of Mexico are Now Available Addressing Regional Gaps in OA Monitoring The Gulf of Mexico [...]

State of OA Science in the Gulf

The GCAN Science Working Group’s manuscript “Ocean Acidification in the Gulf of Mexico: Drivers, Impacts, and Unknowns” has been published online by Progress in Oceanography. [...]

OA Research Cruise

Researchers from the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies (Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi) and TAMU’s Geochemical and Environmental Research Group recently completed two [...]

OA in the News

WUSF-FM, the Tampa Bay area NPR affiliate, recently aired a story featuring GCOOS’s Dr. Jorge Brenner on the tri-national workshop hosted by the Harte Research [...]

New Oyster Mariculture Site

Texas Sea Grant has developed a new website dedicated to oyster mariculture (or farming). This new online resource provides information for oyster farmers and oyster [...]

Photo Contest Winners

GCAN Photo Contest Winners The main image on the GCAN home page was selected following a photo contest. The image was submitted by Two Docks [...]

Habitat Restoration Galveston Bay

Haille Leija, Habitat Restoration Manager for the Galveston Bay Foundation, presents "Habitat Restoration & Shoreline Protection in Galveston Bay." This webinar series is presented by [...]

OA Monitoring and State-Level Actions

In the webinar “Coastal Acidification Monitoring and State-Level Actions,” Melissa Rae McCutcheon compares the application of two types of monitoring — sensor deployments and discrete bottle […]

Ocean Acidification Information Exchange

The Ocean Acidification Information Exchange is an online community for professionals involved with or interested in the topics of ocean and coastal acidification. In this [...]

Classroom Inclusivity

The Gulf of Mexico Coastal Acidification Network (GCAN) Webinar Series presents “Forging Classroom Inclusivity through Educational Research: Lessons Learned from the EDU-STEM Network,” with Sophie [...]