SOCCOM Program Awarded National Science Foundation Grant to Study the Southern Ocean

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014

Encircling Antarctica and soaking up half of the human-made carbon in the atmosphere and majority of the planet’s excess heat, the vast Southern Ocean has remained relatively mysterious to scientists until now.   Thanks to a six-year initiative that will advance understanding of the role of the Southern Ocean in climate change and biogeochemistry, the secrets of the Southern Ocean may finally be revealed.  full story