COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Heat is Piling Up in the Depths of the Indian Ocean
Description: The world's oceans are playing a game of hot potato with the excess heat trapped by greenhouse gas emissions. Scientists have zeroed in on the tropical Pacific as a major player in taking up that heat. But while it might have held that heat for a bit, new research shows that the Pacific has passed the potato to the Indian Ocean, which has seen an unprecedented rise in heat content over the past decade. [Source: Climate Central]
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Source: Climate Central
Publish Date: 5/18/2015
Reading Level: Basic
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