COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Mountain ice records North Pacific storm intensification through windblown sea salt
Description: For nearly 300 years, winter storm activity in Alaska and Northwestern Canada has been intensifying and is currently unmatched in magnitude and duration over the past 1,200 years, according to a new study. The research finds that warming waters in the tropical Pacific Ocean have intensified the Aleutian Low, a pressure system that largely governs storm activity in the North Pacific. [Source: University of Maine]
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Source: University of Maine
Publish Date: 9/8/2017
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