Cape Grim has a “very, very small” seasonal cycle, Krummel says. And thanks to its location in the Roaring 40s, where strong westerly winds blow at latitudes 40 and 50 in the Southern Ocean, the air is clean. So if it’s 400 Day at Cape Grim, it’s 400 Day worldwide.–SCIENCE Mag
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Temperatures over the Arctic Ocean between December and February were an unprecedented 4 to 11 degrees Fahrenheit higher than normal, particularly around the edges where the ice is thin– Scientific American (link to article here)
Inuit Culture and Climate Change: The Right to be Cold Monday, March 7, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM | McCormick Foundation Center
NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information reported earlier today that January 2016 became the ninth month in a row to set a new record-warmest monthly temperature — link to report here
Lake sediment records provide opportunities for high-resolution observations of paleoclimate that help to place modern climate change in geologic context. Here we present a terrestrial record of July air temperature […]