Natalie Renier/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
How we showed the Atlantic circulation system is its weakest for 1,600 years.
The Agulhas Current plays a critical role in global ocean circulation that influences climatic conditions across the world.
Ocean gliders are being used to study the Agulhas Current. They bring enormous benefits.
The Agulhas Current is important to South Africa for a variety of reasons. Studying how it impacts the coast has been difficult using traditional methods. But gliders are changing that.
Satellite image showing clouds over the Greenland Sea downstream of the ice edge during conditions where there was a large transfer of heat and moisture from the ocean to the atmosphere.
Loss of sea ice near Greenland and Iceland portend a colder future for Europe.
Although tightly linked to each other, airlines and the aircraft manufacturing industry don’t generally seem to be heading in the same direction.
A few months ago I was invited to a small gathering organised by executives from a large international airline (one you most certainly have heard of). About a dozen of us were there and the mix was varied…