Scientists Checking the Mesocosms off the Coast of Svalbard (image) European Geosciences Union Share Print E-Mail Caption Researchers check the "mesocosms," eight-meter long floatation frames carrying plastic bags with a capacity of 50 cubic meters, deployed for a five-week long field study on ocean acidification conducted in the Kongsfjord off the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard. The results are published in the EGU open access journal Biogeosciences. (This image is free to use but attribution is required.) Credit Ulf Riebesell/GEOMAR Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.