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Today is World Oceans Day!

EarthSky noted on their blog this morning that today is World Oceans Day.  It is a celebration of all that is good with the world’s oceans.  In honor of the occasion, they have some very nice ocean photos at http://earthsky.org/todays-image/your-best-ocean-photos.  In addition, they published a link to NASA’s Perpetual Ocean, a…
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New sea-level resource website from NASA

NASA has a new web site dedicated to providing resources on sea level for across the US.  The site is available at https://sealevel.nasa.gov/.  You can also read more about it at TechCrunch at http://techcrunch.com/2016/04/04/nasas-new-sea-level-site-puts-climate-change-papers-data-and-tools-online/. The site is focused on space-based observations (hence why it is coming from NASA instead of NOAA) but…
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More than 13 million people could have to leave the coast by the end of the century

A recent article in Nature Climate Change by UGA scientists Mathew Hauer and Deepak Mishra and former UGA scientist Jason Evans highlights the severe impacts that rising sea level is expected to have on coastal populations in the US (the abstract is here).  The scientists show that based on current…
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