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Over a 10-year period NOAA scientists have collected 72,000 seawater samples, and their data show that the ocean is becoming more acidic because of climate change -caused warming. That small shift is enough to...
Ultraviolet light illuminates the growth rings in a cross-section of a 44-year-...
Dr. Francisco Chavez of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute estimates...
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's "Line W" program is conducting...

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The Amazon river is the largest river in the world. It drains the entire Amazon rainforest, sending leftover nutrients, detritus, and minerals from the South American jungle out into the tropical Atlantic Ocean. This runoff forms...
Dr. Francisco Chavez of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute...
How will changes in temperature affect glaciers and ice sheets? Dr. Sarah...

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A fleet of underwater floats called Argo is deployed at more than 3,000 spots around the world. The floats transmit...
Studies along the Northwest Atlantic Ocean shelf break- the transition from continental shelf to slope- by researchers from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Rutgers University are revealing...
A fleet of underwater floats called Argo is deployed at more than 3,000 spots around the world. The floats transmit information about water temperature, salinity, and pressure which scientists use to...
Dr. Francisco Chavez of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute estimates that a million tons of CO 2 enter the ocean hourly. His studies in Peru explore the phenomenon of ocean acidification,...
How will changes in temperature affect glaciers and ice sheets? Dr. Sarah Das from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution explores this phenomenon first hand in Greenland, where she studies how the...
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