COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Tracking 'marine heatwaves' since 1950 - and how the 'blob' stacks up
Description: Unusually warm oceans can have widespread effects on marine ecosystems. Warm patches off the Pacific Northwest from 2013 to 2015, and a couple of years earlier in the Atlantic Ocean, affected everything from sea lions to fish migrations to coastal weather. This study looks at the history of such features across the Northern Hemisphere. [Source: University of Washington]
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Source: University of Washington
Publish Date: 3/30/2016
Reading Level: Basic
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