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Rate of ocean warming quadrupled since late 20th century, study reveals

Rate of ocean warming quadrupled since late 20th century, study reveals

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by March 24, 2017 World News

By Roz Pidcock

MINNESSOTA, 23 MARCH 2017 (CARBON RIEF) —- The buildup of heat-trapping greenhouse gases is warming the upper ocean four times faster than during the period 1960-1990, according to new research.

The paper, published 10 March in the journal Science Advances, is the latest effort to piece together current and historical measurements from ships, self-propelled floats, satellites and even seals to get a global picture of how the oceans are faring under rising temperatures. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

 

 

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