COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Natural ocean thermostat may protect some coral reefs
Description: Natural processes may prevent oceans from warming beyond a certain point, helping protect some coral reefs from the impacts of climate change, new research finds. The study provides evidence that an ocean "thermostat" may be helping regulate sea-surface temperatures in a biologically diverse region of the western Pacific. [Source: AGU News]
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Source: AGU News
Publish Date: 2/9/2008
Reading Level: Basic
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