Tag: Ocean
  1. Climate change, natural variability combine to create extreme events

    An analysis of high sea levels off Indonesia demonstrates the extent to which the compounding impacts of warming temperatures and natural variability can create extreme events.

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  2. Andrew Rosenberg named interim director for UCAR’s Center for Ocean Leadership

    The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) has chosen Andrew Rosenberg to serve as the interim director of its new Center for Ocean Leadership, effective today.

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  3. A colorful coral reef

    NCAR study identifies where coral reefs may be buffered against warming oceans

    As warming ocean temperatures threaten the existence of coral reefs, scientists at NCAR have successfully used an extremely high-resolution computer simulation of ocean circulation to identify possible “thermal refugia” where these biodiverse ecosystems are more likely to survive.

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  4. UCAR to become new home for Consortium for Ocean Leadership’s programs

    The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) will become the new home for programs run by the Consortium for Ocean Leadership (COL), which is set to dissolve at the end of September. The transition marks an historic partnership between the oceanic and atmospheric science communities and will help researchers advance the study of Earth as an interconnected system.

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  5. A view out the window of the GV over the Southern Ocean

    Aircraft reveal a surprisingly strong Southern Ocean carbon sink

    The Southern Ocean is indeed a significant carbon sink — absorbing a large amount of the excess carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere by human activities — according to a new study led by NCAR.

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