Oceans

View from research site, Kanton Island, American Samoa
September 28, 2012
In recent months there’ve been hints of an El Niño on the horizon that might help quench the ongoing U.S. drought. But those hints might turn out to be as meaningless as a mirage on a parched highway.
UCAR Magazine
August 17, 2012
Researchers ponder the implications of a massive summer storm in the Arctic Ocean that swept across a weakened ice pack.
July 26, 2012
Even if climate mitigation efforts succeed, current warming trends commit us to centuries of sea level rise.
July 06, 2012
Cooler and drier air injected into a hurricane can put the brakes on its growth. Scientists are learning more about how this process works and how forecasters can watch for it.
UCAR Magazine
May 21, 2012
With a series of papers over the last few years, NCAR's Aixue Hu has been slowly unraveling the story of the Bering Strait and its complex impact on our planet's climate.

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