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Climate change causing depleted oxygen in ocean

Postby Omnitheo » Feb 17th, 2017, 11:00 am

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/technology/ ... -1.3985933

The oxygen content in the world's oceans has decreased by more than two per cent in the past 50 years and could decrease by seven per cent by 2100, a new study shows.

The study, conducted at the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research in Keil, Germany, is being called the the first in-depth study of global ocean oxygen content, examining how global warming is impacting oceanic oxygen and why it is a concern.

After studying 50 years of data, researchers found the greatest volume of oxygen losses had occurred in the North Pacific, while the largest percentage loss was in the Arctic Ocean.

The main cause for the drop in oceanic oxygen is climate change, they say, specifically rising water temperatures.

Warmer water temperatures account for 15 per cent of oxygen loss, the researchers found, the majority from reduced stratification — when surface water doesn't sink to the ocean floor — caused by changing temperatures in the Arctic and the melting of sea ice.
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Re: Climate change causing depleted oxygen in ocean

Postby GordonH » Feb 17th, 2017, 11:08 am

I've mentioned Dead Zones on this forum few times over the years, with little to no response.
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/deadzone.html

It is serious matter, is it a climate change thing or just what happens on this planet in normal regular cycle. Who really knows

Added later: Astroids may not have been the only thing to wipeout life on this planet in the past.
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Re: Climate change causing depleted oxygen in ocean

Postby maryjane48 » Feb 17th, 2017, 4:12 pm

GordonH wrote:I've mentioned Dead Zones on this forum few times over the years, with little to no response.
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/deadzone.html

It is serious matter, is it a climate change thing or just what happens on this planet in normal regular cycle. Who really knows

Added later: Astroids may not have only thing to wipeout life on this planet in the past.

the people that wrote the study would have a idea . what you ment to say was you have no idea :smt045
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Re: Climate change causing depleted oxygen in ocean

Postby rustled » Feb 17th, 2017, 4:25 pm

GordonH wrote:I've mentioned Dead Zones on this forum few times over the years, with little to no response.
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/deadzone.html

It is serious matter, is it a climate change thing or just what happens on this planet in normal regular cycle. Who really knows

Added later: Astroids may not have only thing to wipeout life on this planet in the past.

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Re: Climate change causing depleted oxygen in ocean

Postby GordonH » Feb 17th, 2017, 4:33 pm

GordonH wrote:I've mentioned Dead Zones on this forum few times over the years, with little to no response.
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/deadzone.html

It is serious matter, is it a climate change thing or just what happens on this planet in normal regular cycle. Who really knows

Added later: Astroids may not have been the only thing to wipeout life on this planet in the past.

maryjane48 wrote:the people that wrote the study would have a idea . what you meant to say was you have no idea :smt045


Since no one doing any study was alive last time dead zones was major issue, then its just theory with no concrete proof.
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Re: Climate change causing depleted oxygen in ocean

Postby maryjane48 » Feb 17th, 2017, 4:43 pm

lol . the study isnt based on the past its based on now . no one now was alive when jesus was supposidly wandering around yet we observe lots of belief . no one was around when dinos went poof yet most folks agree it was a earth impact that set that ball rolling
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Re: Climate change causing depleted oxygen in ocean

Postby GordonH » Feb 17th, 2017, 4:48 pm

maryjane48 wrote:lol . the study isnt based on the past its based on now . no one now was alive when jesus was supposidly wandering around yet we observe lots of belief . no one was around when dinos went poof yet most folks agree it was a earth impact that set that ball rolling


Since this planet goes in cycles i.e from one ice age to another been happening for billions of years
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Oil companys sued for climate change

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Re: Oil companys sued for climate change

Postby The Green Barbarian » Sep 22nd, 2017, 7:58 am

why not sue unicorns and fairies too?
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Re: Oil companys sued for climate change

Postby Jlabute » Sep 22nd, 2017, 8:54 am

Another Californian frivolous lawsuit. If I were the oil company, I would suspend all oil products while the lawsuit proceeds.
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Re: Oil companys sued for climate change

Postby Rider59 » Sep 22nd, 2017, 9:48 am

The Green Barbarian wrote:why not sue unicorns and fairies too?


Only the flatulent ones, I assume.
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Re: Oil companys sued for climate change

Postby Jlabute » Sep 22nd, 2017, 12:15 pm

As other judges have ruled on similar cases, come back in the year 2095 and we will see if you have a case and if sea levels really have risen 10 feet.
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Re: Oil companys sued for climate change

Postby bob vernon » Sep 24th, 2017, 12:58 pm

Given how BigOil behaves when dragged into court, it might take until 2095 to settle. Remember the Exxon Valdez oil spill? It took 26 years to get Exxon to finally settle. But I suspect that long before then, we'll all be baking and even the Neanderthals will be convinced.

Suspend all oil shipments to California? No way, dude. As long as it turns a profit.... Morality doesn't enter into it.
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Re: Oil companys sued for climate change

Postby seewood » Sep 24th, 2017, 3:43 pm

No word on suing the coal producers? Thought coal fired electrical generating stations produce(d) most of the green house gasses ... CO2?
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CO2 reaches 800 000 year. High

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