18.11.14 Sea's record temperature

Posted on November 18, 2014
Archive : November 2014
Category : Climate Change

Summer 2014 saw the highest global mean sea surface temperatures ever recorded – even exceeding those of the record-breaking 1998 El Niño year, say the University of Hawaii, who have also concluded that a14-year-long pause in ocean warming has now come to an end. This global ocean warming is mostly due to the North Pacific, which has warmed far beyond any recorded value and has consequently shifted hurricane tracks, weakened trade winds and damaged coral reefs.

Source: Science Newsline

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