PMEL in the News
Study examines climate change through clouds
An unprecedented study was recently launched to explore clouds, which cover two thirds of the Earth's surface on average. Scientists still understand precious little about the phenomenon, but most climatologists believe they hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of climate change. "CBS This Morning: Saturday" took a closer look at where scientists are conducting the study out in the Caribbean. PMEL's Atmospheric Chemstiry Group was part of this study (ATOMIC).
Snapping Shrimp Pump Up the Volume in Warmer Water
For animals no longer than a stick of chewing gum, snapping shrimp make an impressive racket. En masse, they create what sounds like pervasive crackling, and the din gets even louder when the shrimp live in warmer water, new research has revealed. Bob Dziak is quoted.
NOAA’s 50th Anniversary!
Timeline of some of the major achievements of NOAA during its first decade, the 1970s. PMEL's creationg and TAO/GTMBA is mentioned.
The Most Interesting People In Seattle This Month (March 2020)
The Seattle Met's Perfect Party list features Chris Meinig for his recent publication on a glider that recorded ocean sounds along the Washington coast.
Why penguins may help us predict the impact of climate change
"Steve Forrest is trying to count penguins but progress is slow. Snow is falling in thick, sticky flakes and his target colony is disappearing. Cold waves splash across our boat as the wind picks up, driving white caps across the Gerlache Strait, at the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula." Greg Johnson in quoted.