PMEL in the News
Seattle the next Saint-Tropez? Not quite, but Mediterranean climate trends continue
One look outside Thursday would have most people thinking otherwise. Gray, windy and 64 degrees. Snow in the mountains over the weekend. The idea that Seattle is anything like Saint-Tropez in the summer seems laughable. But given current climate trends, a more Mediterranean-climate is not too far off, said NOAA Climatologist Nick Bond, who is studying the atmosphere and ocean as part of a joint effort between the University of Washington and NOAA. Nick Bond is quoted.
El Nino in the Forecast Pt 2
Nick Bond joins Bob Larson on the Fruit Grower Report for part 2 of 2 on El Nino in the Forecast.
Researchers document widespread methane seeps off Oregon coast
For the past two years, scientists from Oregon State University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have surveyed the Pacific Northwest near-shore region mapping sites where underwater bubble streams signify methane gas is being released from the seafloor. John Lupton, Bob Embley, Tamara Baumberger and Susan Merle are all quoted.
El Nino in the Forecast Part 1
Nick Bond joins Bob Larson on the Fruit Grower Report for part 1 of 2 on El Nino in the Forecast
Citizen scientists are unearthing climate data from old ships' logs
In the 1870s, the U.S.S. Jeannette set sail on a voyage to the North Pole. When the vessel reached the Arctic, it got stuck in ice floes. For two years, the ship, with its crew, drifted in frigid waters. Kevin Wood is quoted.