Ocean acidification is a multi-faceted issue that can be addressed from many points of view. Interested OAIE members may join any of the collaboration teams listed below.

Topic-based teams

  1. Carbon Dioxide Removal

    Carbon Dioxide Removal

    25 members

    A space to discuss emerging human-driven methods to remove and sequester carbon dioxide from the environment.

  2. Community Science Efforts

    Community Science Efforts

    48 members

    Welcomes dialogue about broadening our collective capacity for research, lessons learned from other community science programs, ideas for projects, and questions related to any of the above.

  3. Data Management

    Data Management

    59 members

    Focuses on matters related to the preparation, management, archiving, and serving of ocean acidification data and metadata.

  4. Equipment & Troubleshooting

    Equipment & Troubleshooting

    91 members

    A forum for discussing the equipment and procedures used for monitoring and lab work, in addition to common issues and troubleshooting tips.

  5. GOA-ON Community

    GOA-ON Community

    78 members

    Furthering the collaborative goals of the Global Ocean Acidification Observation Network (GOA-ON), including development of low-cost kits for measuring acidification and the Pier2Pier scientific mentorship program.

  6. Local Response and Action

    Local Response and Action

    68 members

    For members of industry and others operating locally at the interface of OA as a concept and a reality affecting jobs and ecosystems.

  7. North East Atlantic OA Hub

    North East Atlantic OA Hub

    17 members

    Focuses on monitoring ocean acidification, evaluating consequences, and investigating mitigation and adaptation strategies in the European region of the North East Atlantic

  8. Policy & Management Strategies

    Policy & Management Strategies

    70 members

    Brings together discussants working on policy and resource management from all levels of government and non-governmental organizations.

  9. Research & Monitoring

    Research & Monitoring

    122 members

    Discussion of science efforts within all relevant academic disciplines.

  10. Teachers, Educators & Content Creators

    Teachers, Educators & Content Creators

    86 members

    A resource for teachers and other educators who are interested in sharing and developing teaching materials, including labs and curricula, on the topic of ocean acidification.

Region-based teams

  1. Alaska


    36 members

    Focuses on understanding ocean acidification process, consequences, and adaptation strategies in Alaska.

  2. California Current

    California Current

    73 members

    Focuses on understanding the effects of ocean acidification on biological resources of the U.S. west coast.

  3. Canada


    32 members

    Focuses on understanding changes in Canada’s oceans and coastal environments, the effects of ocean acidification on biological resources as well as building on collaborative networks and strategies to address ocean acidification in coastal communities

  4. Gulf of Mexico

    Gulf of Mexico

    43 members

    Focuses on building collaboration and strategies to address coastal and ocean acidification in Gulf of Mexico ecosystems.

  5. Mid Atlantic

    Mid Atlantic

    44 members

    Focuses on coastal and ocean acidification in the waters south of Long Island, including the coastal waters of New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia.

  6. Northeast


    88 members

    Focuses on coastal and ocean acidification in the waters from Long Island Sound to the Scotian Shelf, including the coastal wasters of New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia.

  7. OA Med-Hub

    OA Med-Hub

    23 members

    The OA Med-Hub network of scientists aim to better understand the effects of ocean acidification in the Mediterranean Sea, and collaborate to improve the resilience of ecosystems and coastal communities.

  8. Pacific Islands

    Pacific Islands

    37 members

    Focuses on coastal and ocean acidification in Hawaii and other Pacific Islands

  9. Southeast


    30 members

    Focuses on how coastal and ocean acidification affects estuaries and coral reefs in coastal waters of the Southeast U.S. states.

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