News tagged with ocean temperature

Breakthrough in El Nino forecasting

Irregular warming of the Eastern Pacific Ocean, dubbed El Niño by Peruvian fishermen, can generate devastating impacts. Being the most important phenomenon of contemporary natural climate variability, it ...

dateJul 01, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Researchers explore deep Caribbean reefs

Scientists with the Smithsonian Institution have discovered at least one new fish species at a deep reef off Curacao while conducting a yearlong project to gather data on temperature and biodiversity for ...

dateJun 13, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Amazon forest fire risk to increase in 2013

(Phys.org) —University and NASA researchers predict that the severity of the 2013 fire season will be considerably higher than in 2011 and 2012 for many Amazon forests in the Southern Hemisphere. The outlook ...

dateJun 10, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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