Related topics: climate change

Ocean heat is at record levels, with major consequences

The world witnessed record-breaking climate and weather disasters in 2021, from destructive flash floods that swept through mountain towns in Europe and inundated subway systems in China and the U.S., to heat waves and wildfires. ...

Updated exascale system for Earth simulations

The Earth—with its myriad interactions of atmosphere, oceans, land and ice components—presents an extraordinarily complex system for investigation. For researchers, simulating the dynamics of these systems has presented ...

Climate change is intensifying extremes, even in the oceans

While much is known about extreme weather events on land, there has been little research into those that occur in the ocean. A study led by ETH Zurich uses models to show for the first time that marine heatwaves, and extremes ...

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