PMEL in the News
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.
Polar Vortex: Temperatures Fall Far, Fast
Meteorologists called it “weather whiplash” — a drop of roughly 50 degrees in a matter of hours that took temperatures from 55 in Central Park on Monday morning to a record low of 5 overnight and an expected high on Tuesday of only 10. The last time temperatures in New York fell that much in such a short time, Warren G. Harding was in the White House.