However, because the temperatures on the surface have gotten so hot, the density differences increase — that’s when CO2-emitting carbon crystals form. And as a result, the ocean can no longer sequester carbon dioxide as it once did. University of Münster geoscientist, Or Bialik, compared the process to soda.
“You usually keep it cold, so the dissolved gasses will stay dissolved,” Bialik explained, via Daily Kos.
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