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Marine biologist Mette Kaufman measures the temperature of a recently-drilled ice core . Variations in temperature at different points of the ice core provide information about the living conditions of the various organisms that...
Over a 10-year period NOAA scientists have collected 72,000 seawater samples,...
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Dr. Francisco Chavez of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute estimates...

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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, which occurs when waters have...
How will changes in temperature affect glaciers and ice sheets? Dr. Sarah...
Over a 10-year period NOAA scientists have collected 72,000 seawater samples...

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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...

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A screen capture from NOAA's NowCoast website which displays real-time weather data, including current speeds, projected hazards, temperature and wind speed. Real-time data is helping scientists work...
It’s not an easy question to answer. In the lab, scientists can set up a series of seawater tanks with a variety of pH levels to figure out how different species react to more acidic water, observing...
Marine biologist Mette Kaufman measures the temperature of a recently-drilled ice core . Variations in temperature at different points of the ice core provide information about the living conditions...
Oceanographers divide the ocean into three broad zones. Together, they could hide 20 Washington Monuments stacked on top of each other. Each zone has a different mix of species adapted to its light...
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