Talk & Discussion

Oceans: A story about The Carbon Cycle & cold-water corals

23 Feb 2023

 / 7:00pm
 / Free
1st Floor - Time Out Market Lisboa
Mercado da Ribeira
Avenida 24 de Julho 1200-479 Lisboa
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Ocean Acidification: a story about the carbon cycle and cold-water corals.

The current atmospheric CO2 increase is leading to ocean acidification, which affects marine life in general but especially carbonated organisms such as corals.

Dr Lelia Matos, a scientist at Centro de Ciências do Mar, shared her paleoceanographic studies on cold-water corals and reveals the history of the ocean.