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Deep Diving Robots Find Warming Accelerating in Ocean off Antarctica


New research from NOAA and partners analyzing data from deep-diving ocean robots and research cruises shows that the coldest, near-bottom South Pacific waters originating from Antarctica are warming three times faster than they were in the 1990s. 

Three Deep SOLO floats prior to deployment off Hawaii In May 2018.  MRV Systems manufactures the floats with assistance from Scripps Institution of Oceanography float experts. Photo Credit: MRV Systems


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