4 billion ton alka seltzer tablet vs. the 1lb lobster – potential impacts of ocean acidification on shellfish
Learning Areas:Environmental health sciences
Describe the processes whereby ocean acidification impacts calcifying organisms. Explain how climate change/ocean acidification will impact shellfish industries, especially in New England. Explain possible solutions to ameliorate the changes currently taking place in ocean chemistry to reduce the impact on commercial shellfish operations.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have over 20 years research experience on the health of commercially important aquatic animals, especially how the environment can affect an animals health status and how environmental perturbations can reduce the ability of an animal to successfully protect against pathogens
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.