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Ocean Acidification experiment on Svalbard Copyright Nick Cobbing

The Acid Test

In science slang a Bubbler is the name given to a researcher who
studies the behaviour of gas in a liquid. I met my first bubblers in
the remote Arctic community of Ny-Ă…lesund. From the fjordside they
carried sealed containers of water across board-walks laid in the
tundra. In the labs the question they were asking:
How corrosive will our future seas be to marine life?