To answer this question all we need do is to stick a global thermometer into the ocean and measure what is going on. Easy right? Actually yes it really is like that. There exists a vast network of roughly 3,800 Argo floats scattered right around the planet. Each individual one goes through a continious 10 … Read more How fast are the oceans warming?
A new paper has been published within Science Advances that lays out new estimates of the heat content within the worlds oceans. It is entitled “Improved estimates of ocean heat content from 1960 to 2015“. Background Now before we get into it, let’s cover the basics. We have more carbon dioxide in our atmosphere, and … Read more Earth’s oceans are warming 13% faster than previously thought, and accelerating