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IPCC special report 1.5C warming

by Ric Williams On 8 October a special report was released from the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change to highlight the impacts of global warming of 1.5oC above pre-industrial levels. The report is substantive and is led by 91 authors

OSNAP! There goes the tip of the iceberg!

by Leah McRaven Physical Oceanography Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution When you decide to study the currents that whip past the continent of Greenland and that transform the waters in the Irminger and Labrador Seas, an oceanographer must be willing to

Final week from the RV Armstrong

by Femke de Jong Today we steam for Iceland. After four weeks of mooring operations and CTDs even those among us who are always looking for more data are ready to go home. Part of it is mindset, we were

MSM 74 – Blog Entry 5

Over the past week we made great progress in our journey of the sea, surveying an eddy off the west coast of Greenland with repeated ADCP and CTD surveys to investigate in detail the structure and content of these dynamic

Spare Time

by Heather Furey Well, this cruise has been singular – definitely the best weather for deployments and recoveries that I have experienced while at sea.  I’ve been noticing the things folks do in their spare time.  Every cruise is different;

Putting on the Grip – RV Armstrong

by Heather Furey Friday, June 15th.   Men’s World Cup on the ship’s satellite television?  Must be OSNAP time. It is still gray and cool outside, approx. 4C and 40F.  But the rain is gone.  I saw the sun reflecting off

Blog 1 from RV Armstrong

by Heather Furey 06 June 2018 Well, here we are again – in the middle of the gray raw North Pacific in June; must be OSNAP time! Amy Bower and I are the only OSNAP people on a ship full

56 N, 52 W

by Marilena Oltmanns Blogpost auf Deutsch lesen The temperature time series from 4000 m depth in the central Labrador Sea spans two years and is characterized by small and big waves and swirls. It is full of mysteries. As a

Glider missions in the Iceland Basin

by Xiaopei Lin The eastern subpolar North Atlantic has a special role in the Atlantic Overturning Circulation (AMOC) and global climate change. The waters in this regions are subtropical-origin warm and salty water masses, which are carried by the North

All of science in one month

by Femke de Jong Science has many aspects. The collection of data on the process of region you are studying; the actual digging through the data to find out what is going on (which is what most people seem to

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