Climate & Weather
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Cape Ann Climate Coalition to hold virtual celebration of life of Elaine Starrett
Following the screening, Starrett’s daughter, Dr. Amy Bower, an oceanographer at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, will be joined in conversation by Cape Ann environmental 3-D artist Sinikka Nogelo and the nationally-known public artist Mags Harries.
Tracking change in the Arctic Ocean
Changes in the Arctic Ocean are becoming clearer, thanks to an ocean monitoring network maintained by WHOI researchers in the Beaufort Gyre since 2003.
Mauritius oil spill: questions mount over ship fuel safety
What’s In That Water? ‘Geochemical Santa Claus’ Offers New Data To Climate Modelers
For many years scientists thought that groundwater — which hides in underground aquifers and slowly makes it way out to sea — wasn’t adding much to ocean chemistry.
Many Scientists Now Say Global Warming Could Stop Relatively Quickly After Emissions Go to Zero
Warming in the Arctic and Antarctic continues to accelerate faster than the global average, scientists reported this year.
‘This Is Our Time’ – New WHOI President Vows To Help Save The Planet
“The oceans are in trouble, climate is changing rapidly, and the world is in need of solutions,” the new president of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Peter B. de Menocal, told some 500 attendees at a virtual town hall meeting in early October.
Humans Created More Than Half of the Hudson River Tidal Marshes Unintentionally
In new research of tidal marsh resilience to rise in sea level, researchers observed that Hudson River Estuary marshes are developing upward at a rate twice or thrice times quicker than sea level rise, proposing that they need to be resilient to faster sea-level rise in the future.