Ocean Heatwaves are sweeping through the seas

marine heatwaves

Marine heatwaves that greatly impact ecosystems are quite real. It is perhaps a surprise to some that prolonged extreme warming events occur in the ocean as well as the atmosphere and yet in a warming world this should not be a surprise. I’ve written about these before. The latest news is that there is a … Read moreOcean Heatwaves are sweeping through the seas

Global Warming increases Marine heatwaves

marine heatwaves

Land based heatwaves rather obviously involve an increase in air temperature, but since most of the planet is covered by water then we also have something similar in the world’s oceans – marine heatwaves. The concept recently entered the public’s social consciousness when the following was tweeted … Another sea-surface temperature record was broken today, … Read moreGlobal Warming increases Marine heatwaves