PMEL in the News
Alaska's Toasty Temperatures in 2014 Worry Observers
The biggest state in America, home to more ocean coastline than all others combined, has just set another record. This one, however, is nothing to cheer.
The Day that Changed Tsunami Science
It was 3:00 p.m. on Christmas day, 2004 when Stuart Weinstein’s pager buzzed in the operations room at the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii. Seismic waves from an earthquake off the coast of northern Sumatra had activated a seismometer in Australia.
Gauging Perceptions of Ocean Acidification in Alaska
New research published in Marine Policy from the first Alaska-focused study on public understanding and awareness of ocean acidification risk shows that Alaskans are three times more aware of ocean acidification than Americans in general.
What did we learn from Indian Ocean tsunami?
Two documentaries revisit the 2004 disaster and explore how science has advanced since then.
Arctic Is Heating Up Twice as Quickly as Rest of World
Bad news for polar bears: The Arctic is still warming at twice the pace of the rest of the planet, according to a new federal report.