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New study offers roadmap for detecting changes in the ocean due to climate change

19 August 2019

Sea temperature and ocean acidification have climbed during the last three decades to levels beyond what is expected due to natural variation alone, a new study led by Princeton researchers finds. Meanwhile other impacts from climate change, such as changes in the activity of ocean microbes that regulate the Earth's carbon and oxygen cycles, will take several more decades to a century to appear. The report was published 19 Aug. online in the journal Nature Climate Change.

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Typhoon Lekima nears China

Acquired on 9 August 2019 by the VIIRS on-board Suomi NPP satellite, the image shows twin typhoons, Lekima (left) and Krosa (right), continuing to churn across the Western Pacific Ocean late this week, threatening East Asian countries with destructive winds and rain.

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