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A Medical Device for the Ocean

Artificial upwelling

Overview

Natural open ocean upwelling is failing. The effects of anthropogenic climate change have greatly weakened the mechanisms that drive natural upwelling in the open ocean.

Our whitepaper proposes the development of engineered upwelling technologies that can restore localized areas of ocean temperature and nutrient levels such that plankton can bloom, create oxygen, attract and feed marine life, and sequester carbon,