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-Ålesund. 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?