News tagged with ocean circulation

New project investigates the global warming hiatus

To investigate why the global warming trend varies from decade to decade, scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) will work alongside those from nine other research organisations as part of a major new multidisciplinary ...

dateMar 10, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Tracing deep ocean currents

Radioactive isotopes typically take four years to reach the Norwegian coast from Sellafield on the north-eastern coast of England. Researchers like Yongqi Gao follow the radioactive waste to understand how ocean currents ...

dateFeb 25, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Acquiring ice measurements from space

The satellite age has revolutionised our understanding of Earth, giving us accurate information to help critical agreements on climate change such as at the current COP21 conference in Paris. Diminishing polar ice is one ...

dateDec 14, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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