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The Power of the Crowd
Crowdsourced bathymetry brings together mariners and scientists to produce a more thorough map of the ocean floor.
Meteorological Versus Astronomical Seasons
Meteorologists and climatologists define seasons differently from “regular” or astronomical spring, summer, fall, and winter.
Assessing the Global Climate in May 2017
The globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for May 2017 was the third highest for the month.