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Water Temperature

To Study Earth’s Climate, Look to the Ocean

August 10, 2018
A new study proposes using ocean heat content and sea level rise data to track global warming.

NOAA Updates Sea Surface Temperature Dataset

August 14, 2018
Journal of Climate releases a paper about a new version of an important dataset, ERSST, used widely to study ocean temperatures.

World Ocean Database Profiles the Ocean

July 30, 2018
The World Ocean Database holds a broad array of measurements for studies of the ocean and Earth’s atmosphere.

Planet Postcard: A Bucket Full of Data

August 10, 2018
Less than 100 years ago, scientists and sailors used ordinary wooden buckets to measure sea surface temperatures.

Ocean Heat Reveals More About Climate

August 14, 2018
A new study about the ocean’s heat content in the journal Science Advances supports evidence of global warming.

A Beach Companion: Coastal Water Temperature Guide

August 14, 2018
The Coastal Water Temperature Guide (CWTG) from NCEI supplies recent ocean and Great Lakes temperatures.

Study: Global Warming Hiatus Attributed to Redistribution

August 14, 2018
In a new paper, leading climate scientists reconsider whether the planet recently underwent a “global warming hiatus.”