More active marine microbes cut carbon storage

Topics:

Earth and Space Sciences – The Changing Earth

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering

Concepts (South Australia):

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Years: 10

Word Count: 325

This short article documents new research out of Australian institute University of Tasmania that shows yet another negative effect of climate change with warming oceans causing aquatic microbes to release more carbon back into the atmosphere. Suitable for Year 10 Earth and Space Sciences curriculum looking at Global Systems.

 

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