Summit Supercomputer Study Fathoms Troubled Waters Of Ocean Turbulence

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2023 17:15:32 +0000

Simulations performed on the Summit supercomputer at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory revealed new insights into the role of turbulence in mixing fluids and could open new possibilities for projecting climate change and studying fluid dynamics. The study, published in the Journal of Turbulence, used Summit to model the dynamics of a […]

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Rising Ocean Temperatures Are A Threat To Human Survival

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 16 May 2023 17:25:10 +0000

marine heatwavesScientists tend to focus on the levels of carbon dioxide and methane in the atmosphere as the causes of global heating. Yet most of the excess heat added to the environment since the start of the Industrial Revolution has been absorbed by the ocean, which covers 70% of the planet. The ocean is like the […]

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Florida And The Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt’s Unprecedented Bloom

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Thu, 11 May 2023 16:30:05 +0000

Native Floridians have struggled adapting to life as the timeless quality and charm of old Florida are being lost as a result of overdevelopment. That same overdevelopment contributes to the factors that support red tide’s continual growth. Many of us suffer from climate change grief — in particular, the loss of something in nature in […]

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How Clear Messaging Can Help Everyone Understand The Importance Of Marine Heatwaves

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2023 17:15:27 +0000

marine heatwavesThe way we talk about the nature of ocean temperature change over short and long timescales is crucial. What language choices can clarify marine heatwave distinctions in order to help communities and ecosystems?

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Hiding Behind Whale Fatality Disinformation, Big Oil Works To Slow Offshore Wind Projects

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Fri, 07 Apr 2023 15:05:34 +0000

offshore windTech is helping to assuage controversies with innovations like floating LiDAR buoys, which can provide data and insights to those pursuing wind development opportunities, and telemetry tracking buoys to monitor information about the whales themselves.

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Supply Chains & Social Changes Are Externalities That Are Affecting Acquisitions Of Critical Minerals

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Thu, 06 Apr 2023 15:06:33 +0000

critical mineralsTelecoupling considers primary, secondary, or even tertiary supply chain externalities of critical minerals resource use. It also highlights the channels through which institutional, economic, or social changes trigger transformations.

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Historic UN Ocean Treaty Agreed — Greenpeace Statement

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2023 12:35:27 +0000

A historic UN Ocean Treaty has finally been agreed at the United Nations after almost two decades of negotiations. The text will now go through technical editing and translation, before officially being adopted at another session. This Treaty is a monumental win for ocean protection, and an important sign that multilateralism still works in an […]

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