Ocean warming

Oceans warming much faster than previously thought: Study

A warmer ocean causes sea level to rise, bringing problems like dangerous coastal flooding. It leads to the loss of sea ice, heating the waters even further.

Jan 11, 2019, 10:17 AM IST

Rising ocean temperatures in Antarctica is affecting marine life – Read

The shallow waters on the West Antarctic Peninsula are reflecting the effects of warming and as per reports, an increase of just 1-2 degrees Celsius in temperature has radically reduced marine diversity.

Sep 04, 2017, 12:55 PM IST

India's food production threatened due to rising ocean temperatures!

Touted to be 'the greatest hidden challenge for the present generation', the changes in ocean-focused atmospheric patterns have direct implications on food production as the yield is impacted.

Sep 13, 2016, 15:46 PM IST

Soaring temperature creating more frequent and deadly Asian typhoons

Ocean storms across East and South east Asia will become more intense and destructive in the coming years due to spike in ocean warming, according to a latest study.

Sep 06, 2016, 11:12 AM IST

Ocean warming blamed for North Pacific dead zones

 Abrupt ocean warming at the end of the last ice age was linked to the sudden onset of low-oxygen, hypoxic, conditions that led to vast marine dead zones in the North Pacific, new research has found.

Nov 22, 2015, 11:45 AM IST

Ocean 'dead zones' begot by warming

A new study has linked low-oxygen 'dead zones' in North Pacific to the past ocean warming.

Nov 21, 2015, 11:33 AM IST

Warming oceans drive fish deeper

In response to rise in sea surface temperature, fish go deeper into water to escape the heat, says a new study.

Aug 08, 2015, 14:30 PM IST

Climate change taking a toll on fishery resources: KUFOS

 Climate change is taking a toll on fishery resources with consequent ocean warming and rise in sea level, posing multiple threats to the marine ecosystem, Vice Chancellor of Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS), B Madhusoodana Kurup, said today.

Jul 30, 2015, 22:19 PM IST

Great Barrier Reef can decline to less than 10% if ocean warming continues

A new study has revealed that Australia's Great Barrier Reef could lose 90 percent of its living corals if ocean warming continues.

Jan 23, 2015, 15:10 PM IST

'No direct link found between ocean warming, monsoon-weakening'

No direct link has been established between ocean warming and weakening of south-west monsoon, the government said Wednesday.

Dec 03, 2014, 18:40 PM IST

Ocean temperatures are now highest ever on record

Scientists have recorded the warmest global mean sea surface temperatures ever.

Nov 15, 2014, 12:28 PM IST

Antarctic winds speeding up ice melt

Changes in the winds blowing over Antarctica are warming the waters under the continental ice shelf, says a new study.

Jul 08, 2014, 19:25 PM IST

Arctic melt season lengthening, ocean rapidly warming: Study

The length of the melt season for Arctic sea ice is increasing by several days each decade, and an earlier start to the melt season is allowing the Arctic Ocean to absorb enough additional solar radiation in some places to melt as much as four feet of the Arctic ice cap`s thickness.

Apr 01, 2014, 13:44 PM IST

Greenland ice sheet melt causing four-fold global sea level increase

A new report suggests that over the past two decades, ice loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet increased four-fold contributing to one-quarter of global sea level rise.

Feb 07, 2014, 15:58 PM IST

El Nino may be partially responsible for global warming since 1950s

A new research has suggested that a natural shift to stronger warm El Nino events in the Pacific Ocean may be responsible for a substantial portion of the global warming.

Nov 17, 2013, 13:06 PM IST

Pacific Ocean warming 15 times faster than in 10,000 years

Deeper regions of the Pacific Ocean are warming 15 times faster than they did during the previous 10,000 years, a new study has found.

Nov 01, 2013, 18:05 PM IST

Climate change to undermine world ocean systems by 2100

Scientists have found that no corner of the world ocean will be untouched by climate change by 2100, with the sea experiencing the simultaneous effects of warming, acidification and oxygen depletion.

Oct 17, 2013, 21:09 PM IST

Climate change will upset vital ocean chemical cycles

A new research has suggested that rising ocean temperatures could hamper natural cycles of carbon dioxide, nitrogen and phosphorous.

Sep 09, 2013, 11:58 AM IST

Humans played dominant role in ocean warming

Most of the observed global ocean warming over the past 50 years is attributable to human activities, according to a new study.

Jun 13, 2012, 16:16 PM IST