[Coral-List] using bubbles to remove CO2 from reef water
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Mon May 2 14:08:27 EDT 2016
Steve - What makes you think the dive industry disbelieves climate change and/or CO2 issues? Anyone I dive with, most of whom have several decades’ experience seeing changes in the reef ecosystems we dive, realizes we have issues. Anecdotal perhaps, but so is a broad brush painting all.
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> On May 2, 2016, at 8:40 AM, Steve Mussman <sealab at earthlink.net> wrote:
> This presents the diving industry with a rather perplexing dilemma.
> They could cite this study to promote the idea that coral reefs benefit from our bubbles, but then they would be forced to admit that a problem relating to rising CO2 levels actually exists.
> Sent from my iPhone
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>> On May 2, 2016, at 7:18 AM, Bill Allison <allison.billiam at gmail.com> wrote:
>> So, the small issues of thermodynamic considerations and the ultimate fate
>> of the CO2 aside, divers may help reefs?
>> On Sun, May 1, 2016 at 12:57 AM, Douglas Fenner <
>> douglasfennertassi at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Protecting coral reefs with bubbles
>>> Original article:
>>> Bubble stripping as a tool to reduce high dissolved CO2 in coastal marine
>>> ecosystems. Environmental Science & Technology
>>> not open-access, note author's email address
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