The UKOA programme was active between 2010-2016, with supported research completed in mid-2015 and knowledge exchange work in early 2016.
This website now has archive status.

Programme downloads

Below are a selection of short podcasts giving a brief introduction to the programme, an overview of the individual projects and the current UKOA cruises. The UKOA logo, presentation template and leaflet is also available for download below.

UKOA programme overview
Podcast with Dr Phil Williamson, Programme Science Co-ordinator & University of East Anglia

Project: How much variability is there in oceanic CO2 uptake and what are the trends for the future?
Podcast with Professor Andrew Watson, University of East Anglia

Project: What are the impacts of ocean acidification on key benthic (seabed) ecosystems, communities, habitats, species and their life cycles?
Podcast with Dr Stephen Widdicombe, Plymouth Marine Laboratory

Project: How will ocean acidification affect the biology of surface ocean communities and biogeochemistry, and how that might feedback to climate?
Podcast with Dr Toby Tyrrell, National Oceanography Centre

Project: What were the effects of rapid ocean acidification events in the Earth’s past?
Podcast with Professor Paul Pearson, Cardiff University

Project: How will ocean acidification impact ecosystems and chemical cycling in UK and Arctic regional seas?
Podcast with Dr Jerry Blackford, Plymouth Marine Laboratory

Overview of the UKOA research cruise: "Changing Oceans" (17th May - 13th June 2012)
Podcast with Dr Murray Roberts, Heriot-Watt University

Overview of UKOA research cruise: Cruise 2 Arctic (10th July – 18th August 2012)
Podcast with Dr Ray Leakey, Scottish Association for Marine Science

Experiment to investigate how climate change and ocean acidification are shaping rocky shore communities
Podcast with Dr Nova Mieszkowska, Marine Biological Association

Study into how ocean acidification will affect foraminifera, one of the most abundant shelled organisms in the ocean
Podcast with Professor David Paterson, University of St Andrews

Research into the affect of ocean acidification on pteropods, the canary of the ocean
Podcast with Dr Geraint Tarling, British Antarctic Survey

Outcomes for the project: What are the potential impacts of ocean acidification on the life stages of commercially important species?
Video with Professor Kevin Flynn, Swansea University


UKOA logo 


UK Ocean Acidification Research Programme logo


UKOA leaflet


UKOA leaflet





UKOA templates


UKOA powerpoint template     

UKOA Powerpoint presentation template


     UKOA poster

UKOA A0 poster template



UKOA programme scientists


UKOA ASM participants     

UKOA components and participants