Alaska Ocean Acidification Network
Jacqueline Ramsay manages the Alutiiq Pride Shellfish Hatchery’s Ocean Acidification & Research Laboratory in Seward. Formerly a researcher for UAF at the Seward Marine Center, she joined the hatchery in 2012 and maintains the constant monitoring system.
Q: You work with a high tech machine called a Burke-o-Lator. Could you tell us about them?
Burke-o-Lators are systems that were invented by Professor Burke Hales of Oregon State University to measure the carbonate chemistry of seawater, in both gas and dissolved form. These systems are state of the art and unique in that they deliver real time data that hatcheries can use to determine the corrosivity of their incoming seawater …
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