PMEL in the News
El Nino Tests Forecasters
As hints emerge of a major weather event this year, poor data could thwart attempts to improve predictions.
A potent threat of major earthquake off California's northern coast
Risk of a monster quake and tsunami off California's North Coast is greater than researchers once thought.
Acidic Chesapeake Bay Water could threaten oysters
A more acidic bay could make it more difficult for mollusks, such as oysters, to build their shells through a process called calcification.
Climate models show carbon emission mitigation could slow Arctic temperature increases
PMEL-led research using climate model predictions concludes the Arctic climate will continue to show major changes over the next decades.
Climate change could spawn more frequent El Ninos
Some of the worst El Niños, the infamous climate patterns that shake up weather around the world, could double in frequency in upcoming decades due to global warming, says a new study out Sunday in the journal Nature Climate Change.