Frequently Asked Questions
"How are salmon farms impacted by climate change?"
Climate change is believed to be reducing the amount of oxygen in the ocean. Warmer water can hold less oxygen than cooler water, as ocean temperatures increase this leads to a process known as “deoxygenation.” As a result of the deoxygenation, salmon farmers need to find ways to increase ocean circulation and oxygen levels for the salmon in their farms.
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"Prof Andreas Oschlies is head of the marine biogeochemical modelling group and speaker of the Collaborative Research Centre SFB 754 at the Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR) and Kiel University, Prof Peter Brandt is professor of physical oceanography at GEOMAR and Kiel University, and Dr Lothar Stramma and Dr Sunke Schmidtko are senior scientists in the physical oceanography group at GEOMAR."Carbon Brief: Clear on Climate
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