Peter Brewer. 2004 ICES LECTURE
“My message is simple; there are massive, and until very
recently unrecognized, changes of geologic scale takingplace in the ocean as we have entered the anthropoceneera, and these may very well have profound effects on
ocean ecosystems world wide…ocean chemistry is
being altered on a scale not seen for millions of years,and there are very basic questions on the impact onecosystems and biogeochemical cycles to which we donot yet have answers.