PMEL in the News
2015 Another Tough Year for Northwest Climate
While much of the center of the country is expected to be wetter than normal from June through August, how wet Washington will be is still a coin toss, says Washington state climatologist Nick Bond.
Ocean Acidification, Global Warming’s ‘Evil Twin’
On a bitterly cold February morning in 1972, a young graduate student at Texas A&M University boarded the research vessel Alaminos in Galveston, Texas, and headed out into the Gulf of Mexico. It was Richard Feely’s first time at sea.
Deep-Sea Trials Conclude in Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE
Three thousand meters beneath the sea! 3,000m! That’s almost two miles deep (1.87 miles to be exact). The finalist teams in the Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE have gone down to an incredible depth not once, but twice now, and recorded pH measurements from that full water column.
Global Temperatures Hit Another Record High
Driven by warming seas, global temperatures broke another record, reaching fresh highs for the first four months of the year.
Volcano On Sea Floor Watched Closely By NC Researcher
Last week a volcano erupted underneath the sea off the coast of Oregon. The Axial Volcano is the most active submarine volcano off the Northwest Coast and for the first time sea instruments gave a heads up the volcano was about to erupt.