Wednesday, December 13, 2017
 

Climate models show carbon emission mitigation could slow Arctic...

Monica.Allen 0 19323 Article rating: No rating
NOAA-led research using climate model projections concludes the Arctic climate will continue to show major changes over the next decades, but that carbon emission mitigation could slow temperature changes in the second half of the century, according to a paper published by AGU’s Earth’s Future.

A more acidic Arctic? NOAA deploys first buoy in region to monitor...

john.ewald 0 31911 Article rating: No rating
NOAA’s Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory in partnership with the Marine Research Institute in Iceland deployed the first high-latitude ocean acidification monitoring buoy in the Atlantic Ocean in early August.  The moored buoy is the first of its kind to be deployed north of the Arctic circle in a region where very little is known about how carbon dioxide (CO2) is entering the ocean environment. 

Like butter: Study explains surprising acceleration of Greenland’s...

john.ewald 0 23866 Article rating: No rating
Surface meltwater draining through cracks in an ice sheet can warm the sheet from the inside, softening the ice and letting it flow faster, according to a new study. During the last decade, researchers have captured compelling evidence of accelerating ice flow at terminal regions, or “snouts,” of Greenland glaciers as they flow into the ocean along the western coast.
123456