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Content References

  • Key Idea 5: Speciation and pH, Page 12: Marine Food Web video, courtesy of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
  • Key Idea 6: Ocean Acidification and Solubility, Page 5: Shell Dissolving video, courtesy of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Definitions: Adapted from:

  • IPCC, 2007: Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Solomon, S., D. Qin, M. Manning, Z. Chen, M. Marquis, K.B. Averyt, M.Tignor and H.L. Miller (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA.
  • IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: http://goldbook.iupac.org (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8. Doi:10.1351/goldbook.
  • Mahaffy, P. G.; Bucat, B.; Tasker, R.; Kotz, J. C.; Treichel, P. M.; Weaver, G. C.; McMurry, J. Chemistry: Human Activity, Chemical Reactivity, 1st Canadian Edition; Nelson, 2011.

Image Credits: Sources for images are as follows:

Introduction

  • Fish: By hamletnc - http://www.sxc.hu/photo/630887.
  • Oil barrel: Created by Amiralis, June 21, 2010, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oil_Barrel_graphic.png. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.
  • Pie graph of emmisions: Created by KCVS using data from data from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/ghgemissions/gases/co2.html)
  • Carbonic acid:"Carbonic-acid-2D" by Eetwartti - Own work based on Image:Carbonic-acid-2D.png. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.
  • Bicarbonate:"Bicarbonate-resonance" by Hellbus - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

Key Idea 1: Acids and Bases: What are they?

  • Glassware: By thier - http://www.sxc.hu/photo/751196.
  • Industry: By ilco - www.sxc.hu/photo/1019697.
  • Cleaner: By bonvivant - http://www.sxc.hu/photo/194111.
  • Lemons: By dotblendz - http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1360960.
  • Acetic acid:"Acetic-acid-2D-flat". Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.
  • Phosphoric acid:"Phosphoric-acid-2D-dimensions". Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Phosphoric-acid-2D-dimensions.png#mediaviewer/File:Phosphoric-acid-2D-dimensions.png
  • Hydrogen fluoride: By El T at en.wikipedia (Transferred from en.wikipedia) [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons
  • Sulfuric acid:"Sulfuric-acid-2D-dimensions". Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Key Idea 3: Acidity, Basicity and the pH Scale

Key Idea 4: Strengths of Acids and Bases

Key Idea 5: Speciation and pH

  • Coral: By Andy Collins of NOAA. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Coral_reefs#mediaviewer/File:Acropora_coral_ffs.jpg

Key Idea 6: Ocean Acidification and Solubility