Sudden emergence of a shallow aragonite saturation horizon in the Southern Ocean

Sudden emergence of a shallow aragonite saturation horizon in the Southern Ocean

Sudden emergence of a shallow aragonite saturation horizon in the Southern Ocean, Published online: 11 March 2019; doi:10.1038/s41558-019-0418-8

The aragonite saturation horizon depth is an indicator of ocean acidification. Model projections show that a new shallow horizon emerges in the Southern Ocean before 2100, reducing suitable habitat for calcifying species in the near future.