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Move over Jules Verne — scientists deploy ocean floats to peer into Earth’s interior

An array of floating seismometers in the Pacific Ocean offer the most comprehensive view of Earth's interior.

6 Dec 2019 178th Meeting Acoustical Society of America

NASA, French space laser measures massive migration of ocean animals

Researchers observed this vertical migration pattern using the Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations (CALIPSO) satellite.

5 Dec 2019 Nature

Outlook for the polar regions in a 2-degrees-warmer world

International team assesses widespread effects of polar warming.

4 Dec 2019 Science Advances

Drone images show Greenland ice sheet becoming more unstable as it fractures

The findings show that fast-flowing glaciers in Greenland are subject to significant forcing by surface meltwater. They also show that changes in ice flow occur on much shorter timescales than considered possible so far.

2 Dec 2019 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Global rainfall pattern changes due to Indo-Pacific warming

The changes in MJO behavior have increased the rainfall over northern Australia, west Pacific, Amazon basin, southwest Africa and southeast Asia.

27 Nov 2019 Nature

Marine community composition shifts in predictable ways in warming oceans

Global simulations suggest plankton and fish species are showing resilience to climate change by going deeper underwater or moving to higher latitudes.

25 Nov 2019 Nature Climate Change

Underwater robotic gliders provide key tool to measure ocean sound levels

Researchers have developed an effective method to use an underwater robotic glider to measure sound levels over broad areas of the sea.

20 Nov 2019 PLOS ONE

Nitrous oxide emissions set to rise in the Pacific Ocean

Today’s rising CO2 emissions are changing oceans’ pH levels, making them more acidic.

11 Nov 2019 Nature Climate Change

Atmospheric rivers trigger melting in West Antarctica

Atmospheric rivers represent narrow bands of moisture that travel from the tropical regions towards higher latitudes.

10 Nov 2019 Nature Geoscience

Antarctica likely to drive rapid sea-level rise under climate change

The researchers examined historical and new data from the ‘last interglacial’, which took place 125,000 to 118,000 years ago and saw sea levels rise up to 10 metres above current levels.

6 Nov 2019 Nature Communications

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