Despite indications that the Pacific Ocean is helping to take up the world's missing surface heat, the heat doesn't linger; oceanographers now find that heat has moved over to the Indian Ocean.
The proposed U.S. agenda during its chairmanship of the Arctic Council focuses on ocean safety, improving economic and living conditions, and climate change.
A new database seeks to improve estimates of oceanic emissions of methane and nitrous oxide.
Pacific Ocean conditions brought El Niño winter forecasts in early 2014, but the chances faded by late summer. New research places blame on shifting winds.
The rate of ocean acidification in coral reefs outpaces the rise in carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere.
A comparison of shortwave and longwave radiation in the atmosphere shows Earth’s heating rate is increasing even though temperatures are rising at a slower rate now than 30 years ago.
Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre Workshop; Monaco, 23–24 April 2014
Observing Upper-Ocean and Sea-Ice Interactions in the Eastern Arctic Ocean;
Arlington, Virginia, 23–25 April 2014
Scientists have long known that the Pacific Northwest is vulnerable to massive earthquakes, but newly unearthed data raises questions about the strength and frequency of these quakes.