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Viral Tweet Misrepresents NOAA Report on Rising Global Temperature
Jan. 27, 2023

The warming trend in global temperature continued in 2022, which was the sixth-warmest year on record, according to a recent report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. But a viral tweet — using just a small segment of a NOAA graph — wrongly claimed the agency had announced a “global cooling” trend.

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Bryan will Receive a Prestigious Honor from the National Academy of Sciences
Jan. 23, 2023

Kirk Bryan, AOS Senior Oceanographer, Emeritus, is among three Princetonians receiving the highest honors given by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). These major awards recognize extraordinary scientific achievements in a wide range of fields spanning the physical, biological, social and medical sciences. The winners will…

The Pacific Ocean’s Oxygen-Starved ‘OMZ’ is Growing
Jan. 10, 2023

Areas of low-oxygen water stretch for thousands of miles through the world’s oceans. The largest of these “oxygen minimum zones” (OMZs) is found along the Pacific coast of North and South America, centered off the coast of Mexico.

Until recently, climate models have been unable to say whether OMZs will grow or shrink from climate…