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New York Will Drown Long Before It Freezes

A recent article, by Neil Demause, in the Village Voice discusses the looming, and realistic scenarios surrounding a changing climate and sea level rise. Read his article, including interviews with prominent oceanographers and climate scientists, about the misconceptions and realities of a changing planet. https://www.villagevoice.com/2018/05/01/new-york-will-drown-long-before-it-freezes/  

How Climate Change Could Jam The World’s Ocean Circulation

Scientists are closely monitoring a key current in the North Atlantic to see if rising sea temperatures and increased freshwater from melting ice are altering the “ocean conveyor belt” — a vast oceanic stream that plays a major role in the global climate system. by Nicola Jones Article: http://e360.yale.edu/feature/will_climate_change_jam_the_global_ocean_conveyor_belt/3030/

LOZIER HONORED FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY

Susan Lozier, Ronie-Rochelle Garcia-Johnson Professor of Earth and Ocean Sciences at Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment and Vice-Provost for Strategic Planning, will receive a 2016 Ambassador Award from the American Geophysical Union (AGU). Ambassador Awards are among the highest honors bestowed annually by AGU. They recognize outstanding contributions in scientific leadership, societal impact,… Read More »