Oceans

map of expected sea level rise
March 21, 2018
Cutting emissions would reduce the threat of sea level rise to coastal cities worldwide, with especially significant benefits for New York and other U.S. East Coast cities.
2 feet of sea level rise
February 13, 2018
Global sea level rise is not cruising along at a steady 3 mm per year; it’s accelerating a little every year.
Mount Tambora's caldera
October 31, 2017
Major volcanic eruptions in the future have the potential to affect global temperatures and precipitation more dramatically than in the past because of climate change.
Map of ocean oxygen trend
May 11, 2017
A new analysis has found that the amount of dissolved oxygen contained in the water – an important measure of ocean health – has been declining for more than 20 years.
assessing ocean heat: an Argo float being deployed
March 10, 2017
The oceans may be storing 13 percent more heat than previously estimated, according to a new study co-authored by scientists at NCAR.

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