Climate & Ocean

Rivers flow on the ice sheets of Greenland, one of the fastest changing areas of the world due to climate change. (Photo by Sara Das, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

Abrupt Climate Change

Sun over the Chukchi Sea. The planet's far northern and southern latitudes are projected to experience the greatest change under increasing global temperatures—and in many cases they already are. (Photo by Chris Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

Global Warming

The chemistry of seafloor sediments full of fossilized microscopic shells can reveal ocean temperatures that existed tens of thousands of years ago. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

Ice Ages & Past Climates

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Sea Level Rise


Water Cycle