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Northwest Fisheries Science Center, 2022: OA Experimental Results - Research on the effects of ocean acidification, climate change, and deoxygenation on marine organisms, https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/18592.

Item Identification

Title: OA Experimental Results - Research on the effects of ocean acidification, climate change, and deoxygenation on marine organisms
Short Name: OA Experimental Results (Species response experiments on the effects of ocean acidification, climate change, and deoxygenation)
Status: In Work
Creation Date: 2010-10-01
Abstract:

NWFSC scientists are studying the biological effects of ocean acidification on larval geoduck, Pacific oyster, krill, copepods and pteropods (zooplankton that are food for the fish we eat), Dungeness crabs, market squid, surfsmelt and rockfish, all North Pacific species of economic, ecological, or conservation concern that are potentially vulnerable to the effects of ocean acidification, climate change, and deoxygenation. The NWFSC Ocean Acidification (OA) team has built an experimental state-of-the-art facility for growing animals in conditions that mimic pre-industrial, current, and future ocean carbon dioxide levels to observe changes in animal growth, survival and behavior. To more closely mimic conditions that marine organisms experience in the ocean, scientists use the ocean acidification facility to reproduce the natural changes that occur in carbon dioxide levels, temperature, and oxygen concentrations at daily, weekly and seasonal scales.

The experimental system allows for the dynamic control of pCO2 and other environmental parameters, which enables us to mimic the natural patterns of variability in carbon chemistry that occur on diurnal and tidal cycles and with upwelling events and phytoplankton blooms. The system also provides control over temperature, dissolved oxygen, food delivery and photoperiod, allowing for experiments on multiple stressors. The relatively high water volumes in the system permit simultaneous experiments on multiple species. The laboratory requires constant uptake to maintain its function and will be modified as needed to support our research program.

In addition to the laboratory work, the NWFSC OA team is modeling the effects of ocean acidification on regional marine species and ecosystems using food web models, life-cycle models, and bioenvelope models.

Finally, the NWFSC OA team is collaborating with other Genetics and Evolution Program staff and with other NWFSC scientists to examine the genetic effects of exposure to ocean acidification in some of these organisms (notably, Dungeness crab, representing one of the most lucrative fisheries in the United States), using proven genetic breeding designs and pedigree analyses, combined with experimental treatments and exposure over multiple generations.

Research on ocean acidification's effects on marine organisms is a focal issue for NMFS and is supported in part by NOAA's Ocean Acidification Program (part of the agency's office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research). This work has components involving laboratory experiments and outreach. Outreach projects by the NWFSC OA research team include participation in community events (e.g., public presentations, working with school groups, etc.) and development of education materials. They also mentor a relatively large number of undergraduate interns and provide other graduate and undergraduate research opportunities.

Ocean acidification experimental results for Dungeness crab, China rockfish, Pacific herring, bivalves, krill, and other species.

Purpose:

Monitoring or sensor data, Laboratory data

Notes:

Loaded by batch 4483, 02-28-2013 14:36

Supplemental Information:

Subject to Public Access to Research Results (PARR): Yes

Keywords

Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None carbon dioxide emissions
None climate change
None diversity
None ecosystem modeling
None food web
None genetics
None ocean acidification

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None Ocean acidification lab

Instrument Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None Unknown Instrument

Physical Location

Organization: Northwest Fisheries Science Center
City: Seattle
State/Province: WA
Country: USA

Data Set Information

Data Set Scope Code: Data Set
Data Set Type: Spreadsheet
Data Presentation Form: Table (digital)

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 853073
Date Effective From: 2015-10-01
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): McElhany, Paul
Address: 2725 Montlake Boulevard East
Seattle, WA 98112
Email Address: Paul.McElhany@noaa.gov
Phone: 206-860-5608

Distributor

CC ID: 853074
Date Effective From: 2015-10-01
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC)
Address: 2725 Montlake Boulevard East
Seattle, WA 98112
USA
Email Address: nmfs.nwfsc.metadata@noaa.gov
Phone: 206-860-3200
URL: NWFSC Home

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 853072
Date Effective From: 2015-10-01
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC)
Address: 2725 Montlake Boulevard East
Seattle, WA 98112
USA
Email Address: nmfs.nwfsc.metadata@noaa.gov
Phone: 206-860-3200
URL: NWFSC Home

Originator

CC ID: 853076
Date Effective From: 2015-10-01
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): McElhany, Paul
Address: 2725 Montlake Boulevard East
Seattle, WA 98112
Email Address: Paul.McElhany@noaa.gov
Phone: 206-860-5608

Point of Contact

CC ID: 853075
Date Effective From: 2015-10-01
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): McElhany, Paul
Address: 2725 Montlake Boulevard East
Seattle, WA 98112
Email Address: Paul.McElhany@noaa.gov
Phone: 206-860-5608

Extents

Extent Group 1

Extent Group 1 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 853080
W° Bound: -122.3062
E° Bound: -122.3062
N° Bound: 47.6449
S° Bound: 47.6449
Description

Ocean acidification lab: NWFSC Montlake wet labs for conducting ocean acidification experiments

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 853079
Time Frame Type: Continuing
Start: 2010-03-01

Extent Group 2

Extent Group 2 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 853083
W° Bound: -122.3062
E° Bound: -122.3027
N° Bound: 47.9491
S° Bound: 47.6449
Description

Ocean acidification lab: NWFSC Mukilteo wet labs for conducting ocean acidification experiments

Extent Group 2 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 853082
Time Frame Type: Continuing
Start: 2010-03-01

Access Information

Security Class: Unclassified
Data Access Procedure:

At this time, contact the Data Manager for information on obtaining access to this data set. In the near future, the NWFSC will strive to provide all non-sensitive data resources as a web service in order to meet the NOAA Data Access Policy Directive (https://nosc.noaa.gov/EDMC/PD.DA.php).

Data Access Constraints:

NA

URLs

URL 1

CC ID: 853077
URL: https://www.webapps.nwfsc.noaa.gov/apex/parrdata/inventory/datasets/dataset/5704
Name: OA Experimental Results
URL Type:
Online Resource
File Resource Format: Web site
Description:

NWFSC Dataset Information page. Ocean acidification experimental results for Dungeness crab, China rockfish, Pacific herring, bivalves, krill, and other species

Technical Environment

Description:

Spreadsheet

Data Quality

Accuracy:

Medium

Quality Control Procedures Employed:

These data were collected and processed in accordance with established protocols and best practices under the direction of the project’s Principal Investigator. Contact the dataset Data Manager in section 3 for full QA/QC methodology.

Data Management

Have Resources for Management of these Data Been Identified?: Yes
Approximate Percentage of Budget for these Data Devoted to Data Management: .5
Do these Data Comply with the Data Access Directive?: No
Is Access to the Data Limited Based on an Approved Waiver?: No
If Distributor (Data Hosting Service) is Needed, Please Indicate: No
Approximate Delay Between Data Collection and Dissemination: 0 days
If Delay is Longer than Latency of Automated Processing, Indicate Under What Authority Data Access is Delayed:

No Delay

Actual or Planned Long-Term Data Archive Location: NCEI-MD
Approximate Delay Between Data Collection and Archiving: 365
How Will the Data Be Protected from Accidental or Malicious Modification or Deletion Prior to Receipt by the Archive?:

The Northwest Fisheries Science Center facilitates backup and recovery of all data and IT components which are managed by IT Operations through the capture of static (point-in-time) backup data to physical media. Once data is captured to physical media (every 1-3 days), a duplicate is made and routinely (weekly) transported to an offsite archive facility where it is maintained throughout the data's applicable life-cycle.

Lineage

Lineage Statement:

Observations of organism growth, development and physiology: These data were collected and processed in accordance with established protocols and best practices under the direction of the project’s Principal Investigator. Contact the dataset Data Manager for full QA/QC methodology.

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 18592
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:18592
Metadata Record Created By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Created: 2013-02-28 14:36+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: Jeffrey W Cowen
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2019-06-05 16:05+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2019-06-05
Owner Org: NWFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Next Review Date: 2020-06-05