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Beneath the ice

To predict how much climate change will raise sea level, researchers are studying ice shelves, where vast expanses of ice meet the ocean.

November 13, 2019 — Sarah DeWeerdt and Nature magazine

A sharper view of the world’s oceans

Models of the behaviour of the oceans with higher spatial resolution could lead to more accurate climate predictions.

November 13, 2019 — Conor Purcell and Nature magazine

Nature Outlook: Physical oceanography

The oceans are an integral part of our planet’s climate system. Understanding the physical processes at work in the sea is crucial therefore to making accurate predictions about the effects of climate change...

November 13, 2019

How Did Water Get on Earth?

About 70 percent of our planet’s surface is covered with water, and it plays an important role in our daily lives. But how did water get on Earth in the first place?

October 6, 2019 — Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt

Science News Briefs from around the World

A few brief reports about international science and technology from Hungary to Japan, including one about a wine grape in France that DNA testing shows has been cultivated for almost a millennium...

September 29, 2019 — Jennifer Leman
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