Biogeochemical floats can be used to improve measurements of sea-air CO2 exchanges, study shows 16 March 2017

Biogeochemical floats can be used to improve measurements of sea-air CO2 exchanges, study shows

A CPO-funded study shows biogeochemical floats can be used to improve measurements of sea-air CO2 exchanges, which are essential for future improvements in climate modeling and projections.

Mixed-layer carbon cycling at the Kuroshio Extension Observatory 7 March 2017

Mixed-layer carbon cycling at the Kuroshio Extension Observatory

A study published in Global Biogeochemical Cycles contributes evidence that the Kuroshio Extension transition zone is a biological hot spot for carbon cycling within the North Pacific carbon sink region.  

Deep Argo floats deployed in Pacific 1 July 2014

Deep Argo floats deployed in Pacific

Steve Piotrowicz, program manager at CPO's Office of Climate Observation joined the crew of the R/V Tangaroa in mid-June for a Deep Argo Development cruise. The R/V Tangaroa, operated by New Zealand’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research sailed from Wellington, New Zealand on June 16, 2014.

New video series from NOAA Ocean Today explores the role of sea ice in the ocean 21 February 2013

New video series from NOAA Ocean Today explores the role of sea ice in the ocean

The 2012 Arctic summer sea ice extent is the lowest since taking measurement. In a new three-part video series from NOAA Ocean Today, learn about sea ice and why it is so important; how scientists are detecting and measuring change in sea ice; and the impacts of shrinking Arctic sea ice.
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