The LAOCA network consists of 36 members from 8 Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru. Developing research on Ocean Acidification in 4 main lines of research:

Chemistry of the carbonate system 37%
Modeling 13%
Experimental evaluation of biological responses 35%
Socio-Ecological Systems 15%

In turn, these lines of research cover the following environments:

27% Estuarine
49% Coastal
24% Oceanic

Up to the date of creation of the LAOCA network, its members have jointly produced 117 publications in some of the aforementioned lines of research, have led or participated in 61 research projects and trained 48 students in the theme of Ocean Acidification in America Latina.

Research Projects