Guide to Best Practices in Ocean Alkalinity Enhancement Research
Guide to Best Practices in Ocean Alkalinity Enhancement Research
Editor(s): Andreas Oschlies, Angela Stevenson, Lennart T. Bach, Katja Fennel, Rosalind E. M. Rickaby, Terre Satterfield, Romany Webb, and Jean-Pierre Gattuso
Ocean alkalinity enhancement (OAE) is a marine carbon dioxide removal (CDR) approach. Publicly funded research projects have begun, and philanthropic funding and start-ups are collectively pushing the field forward. This rapid progress in research activities has created an urgent need to learn if and how OAE can work at scale. The Best Practices Guide to OAE research contains 7 topics broken down into 13 chapters that compare and synthesise previously published methods and offer guidance for future research.

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27 Nov 2023
Assessing the technical aspects of ocean-alkalinity-enhancement approaches
Matthew D. Eisaman, Sonja Geilert, Phil Renforth, Laura Bastianini, James Campbell, Andrew W. Dale, Spyros Foteinis, Patricia Grasse, Olivia Hawrot, Carolin R. Löscher, Greg H. Rau, and Jakob Rønning
State Planet, 2-oae2023, 1–29, https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-3-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-3-2023, 2023
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27 Nov 2023
Monitoring, reporting, and verification for ocean alkalinity enhancement
David T. Ho, Laurent Bopp, Jaime B. Palter, Matthew C. Long, Philip W. Boyd, Griet Neukermans, and Lennart T. Bach
State Planet, 2-oae2023, 1–12, https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-12-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-12-2023, 2023
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27 Nov 2023
Social considerations and best practices to apply to engaging publics on ocean alkalinity enhancement
Terre Satterfield, Sara Nawaz, and Miranda Boettcher
State Planet, 2-oae2023, 1–22, https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-11-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-11-2023, 2023
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27 Nov 2023
General considerations for experimental research on ocean alkalinity enhancement
Sam Dupont and Marc Metian
State Planet, 2-oae2023, 1–11, https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-4-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-4-2023, 2023
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27 Nov 2023
Natural analogs to ocean alkalinity enhancement
Adam V. Subhas, Nadine Lehmann, and Rosalind E. M. Rickaby
State Planet, 2-oae2023, 1–17, https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-8-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-8-2023, 2023
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27 Nov 2023
Data reporting and sharing for ocean alkalinity enhancement research
Li-Qing Jiang, Adam V. Subhas, Daniela Basso, Katja Fennel, and Jean-Pierre Gattuso
State Planet, 2-oae2023, 1–20, https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-13-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-13-2023, 2023
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27 Nov 2023
Laboratory experiments in ocean alkalinity enhancement research
Maria D. Iglesias-Rodríguez, Rosalind E. M. Rickaby, Arvind Singh, and James A. Gately
State Planet, 2-oae2023, 1–18, https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-5-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-5-2023, 2023
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27 Nov 2023
Legal considerations relevant to research on ocean alkalinity enhancement
Robert C. Steenkamp and Romany Webb
State Planet, 2-oae2023, 1–19, https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-10-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-10-2023, 2023
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27 Nov 2023
Field experiments in ocean alkalinity enhancement research
Tyler Cyronak, Rebecca Albright, and Lennart T. Bach
State Planet, 2-oae2023, 1–13, https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-7-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-7-2023, 2023
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27 Nov 2023
Modelling considerations for research on ocean alkalinity enhancement (OAE)
Katja Fennel, Matthew C. Long, Christopher Algar, Brendan Carter, David Keller, Arnaud Laurent, Jann Paul Mattern, Ruth Musgrave, Andreas Oschlies, Josiane Ostiguy, Jaime B. Palter, and Daniel B. Whitt
State Planet, 2-oae2023, 1–29, https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-9-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-9-2023, 2023
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27 Nov 2023
Mesocosm experiments in ocean alkalinity enhancement research
Ulf Riebesell, Daniela Basso, Sonja Geilert, Andrew W. Dale, and Matthias Kreuzburg
State Planet, 2-oae2023, 1–14, https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-6-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-6-2023, 2023
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27 Nov 2023
Seawater carbonate chemistry considerations for ocean alkalinity enhancement research: theory, measurements, and calculations
Kai G. Schulz, Lennart T. Bach, and Andrew G. Dickson
State Planet, 2-oae2023, 1–14, https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-2-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-2-2023, 2023
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27 Nov 2023
Climate targets, carbon dioxide removal, and the potential role of ocean alkalinity enhancement
Andreas Oschlies, Lennart T. Bach, Rosalind E. M. Rickaby, Terre Satterfield, Romany Webb, and Jean-Pierre Gattuso
State Planet, 2-oae2023, 1–9, https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-1-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2-oae2023-1-2023, 2023
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