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Oct 29, 2019

The Ocean as a Buffer to Climate Change

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 Laure Resplandy, assistant professor of geosciences and the High Meadows Environmental Institute, and HMEI associated faculty Daniel Sigman, the Dusenbury Professor of Geological and Geophysical Sciences, explain how the ocean absorbs heat and carbon dioxide, providing a buffer against…

May 3, 2016

PEI Faculty Seminar Series: The Future of Carbon and Heat Uptake by the Ocean: Seeking Insight From the Ice Ages

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Heat uptake by the ocean is slowing the greenhouse gas-driven warming of the atmosphere, and the ocean represents the dominant long-term sink for the carbon dioxide gas deriving from fossil fuel use. However, these beneficial roles of the ocean…