Skip to comments.The Oceans Are Neither Rising, Nor Turning to Acid
Posted on 10/13/2012 2:57:03 PM PDT by Twotone
When you consider how deeply in debt the nation is, you might think that scientists from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) would want to avoid wasting taxpayer dollars studying ocean acidification in the Arctic and what this means for the future survival of marine and terrestrial organisms. You would be wrong.
Like so many government agencies that were originally established for legitimate reasons, the USGS has been corrupted to advance the greatest hoax of the modern era, global warming, aka climate change. A visit to its website shows that its major concerns these days include climate and land use change, ecosystems, along with energy and minerals, and environmental health.
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That because we elected Obama! See!?
So then does that mean I can now stop holding my breath???
GMTA. There are at least two campaign promises he kept.
I have no doubt that ‘man’ has had an effect on ‘polluting’ the ocean, at least in areas along the coast.
Here’s the thing. When we ‘change’ the environment, life adapts to it. This is the way the world works.
Thanks for posting the article.
On the issue of the oceans rising (or falling)... the amount of water on Earth has been very stable, for a long, long period of time. We lose some through venting to the atmosphere, while at the same time we are pelted with tiny ice cubes from space.
What does change is that the crust moves up and down. The land moves up and down. All land moves. Most of it is very slow, so we don’t see it. All ground, everywhere, is on the move, all the time. That is a fact.
The middle of the US is high and dry. It used to be under a lot of water. An ocean of water. Over eons it rose and as it did, the water went elsewhere, as water always seeks the lowest point.
It’s simple. The amount of water doesn’t change, but the land moves up and down. Very basic physics.
So... stories of oceans rising or falling due to actions by man are baseless due to the fact it is not the water level that goes up or down.
The oceans have been growing saltier and more acidic for billions of years. They will continue to do so as long as we have oceans. The biggest threat to the ocean’s ecosystem right now is over-fishing and the shift to pelagics / jellyfish, crowding out the fish altogether.
Well they will keep studying that damn thing until it DOES
turn to acid, or hell freezes over (which ever comes first).
“The oceans have been growing saltier and more acidic for billions of years.”
is that because (a) the rivers that deliver fresh water from the land are always delivering some more salt (even though it is only - in fresh water - trace quantities to us???), and (b) salt is deposited with the decaying bodies of animal and plant life in the ocean, and (c) salt does not evaporate out from the ocean with the evaporation of H2O,
Also, you can't study something withut changing it. It's obvious that if there are problems it's because so many people are conducting harmful studies.....