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Study links changing winds to warming in Pacific

September 22, 2014

A new study released Monday found that warming temperatures in Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of North America over the past century closely followed natural changes in the wind, not increases in greenhouse gases related to global warming.

Link: Study links changing winds to warming in Pacific

Old Ship Logs Reveal Adventure, Tragedy and Hints About Climate

September 03, 2014

What can yesterday's weather tell us about how the climate is changing today? That's what an army of volunteers looking at old ships' logs is trying to answer through the Old Weather project.  PMEL is a partner is the Arctic data recovery discussed in this interview.  See PMEL's Arctic ReDiscovery website for a discussion of the project featured in this news article.

Link: Old Ship Logs Reveal Adventure, Tragedy and Hints About Climate

Scientists probe poorly understood linkage between melting Arctic and extreme weather

August 18, 2014

A new review article, released yesterday in Nature Geoscience, offers one additional theory about the link between the Arctic and extreme weather in midlatitudes

Link: Scientists probe poorly understood linkage between melting Arctic and extreme weather

What Can a 19th Century Arctic Shipwreck Tell Us About the 21st Century's Most Wicked Problem?

August 16, 2014

How citizen science started at PMEL is helping us discover stories of the past.

Link: What Can a 19th Century Arctic Shipwreck Tell Us About the 21st Century's Most Wicked Problem?

Report: More acidic seawater poses risks in Alaska

July 29, 2014

The release of carbon dioxide into the air from power plant smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says.

Link: Report: More acidic seawater poses risks in Alaska

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