On behalf of JGR: Oceans, I consented to a Reddit Science AMA. What did an anonymous public want to learn about oceanography and climate science? More importantly, what can we learn from them?
The pursuit of global political solutions to climate change is not for the faint of heart—but it is a matter of civic responsibility.
Pulling together long-term data is increasingly important in assessing environmental changes, whether regionally or globally.
National Adaptation Forum; St. Louis, Missouri, 12–14 May 2015
Given enough time, short-term variations in temperature, precipitation, and solar radiation influence the fluxes of water and carbon through ecosystems.
A 30-year climate analysis reveals an increase in sea surface temperatures in the Caribbean, the Gulf of Mexico, and the surrounding region.
An international program strengthens glaciological studies in the tropical Andes, promotes collaborative projects, and develops educational programs with local universities.
A new global model suggests how and where air flow in caves affects the growth of cave mineral deposits that scientists use to reconstruct ancient climates.
A scientist recalls the politically motivated editing of climate change science in government reports, offering insight into why the reality of climate change was hard for officials to accept.
How can scientists make a hydrology model that can predict water flow in an uncertain future climate?