PMEL in the News
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.
A second ‘blob’ marine heatwave disappeared but warming trend will continue, scientists say
"This summer, the North Pacific was hit with the second marine heatwave of the decade. Mirroring the so-called “blob” of 2014, scientists measured ocean temperatures as much as five degrees above normal, across millions of square miles stretching from Alaska to California". Nick Bond is quoted.