PMEL in the News
The Price of Climate: Is Commercial Fishing in Hot Water?
Demand for wild seafood is rising--but so is the cost of bringing it ashore. In the first of a three-part series on climate, we meet the fishermen and scientists grappling with warming waters, shifting currents and rapidly changing economics. Phyllis Stabeno and others at NOAA AFSC are featured in this three part podcast.
El Nino nearly a sure bet now for the Northwest
Odds are increasing that an El Nino will form, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported Thursday, bolstering earlier forecasts that winter will be mild in the Northwest. Nick Bond is quoted.
Oceans absorb 93 percent of Earth's warming
Robots that are lowered deep into the ocean and read temperature and salinity show that oceans absorb about 93 percent of Earth's warming. Greg Johnson is featured.
A Vault of Glass and the Deepest Volcanic Eruption Ever Detected
Close to the Mariana Trench and nearly three miles below sea level, scientists found evidence of an underwater eruption that was only months old. Bill Chadwick is quoted.
The return of ‘The Blob’ ready to play havoc with Northwest weather
It’s almost as if the Earth knows that it is almost Halloween. A scary oceanic and atmospheric phenomenon, christened “The Blob” by Washington climatologist Nick Bond some five years ago, has returned. Nick Bond is quoted.