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Different depths reveal ocean warming trends
Description: The deeper half of the ocean did not get measurably warmer in the last decade, but surface layers have been warming faster than we thought since the 1970s, two new studies suggest. Because the sea absorbs 90% of the heat caused by human activity, its warmth is a central concern in climate science. The new work suggests that shallow layers bear the brunt of ocean warming. [Source: BBC News]
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Source: BBC News
Publish Date: 10/5/2014
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