Fishing for Oxygen in Warming Oceans [News]

Friday, May 2, 2008 - 17:49 in Earth & Climate

Records stretching back to 1960 prove what climate models had predicted:  warmer oceans contain less oxygen. Oceanographer Lothar Stramma of the University of Kiel in Germany and his colleagues report in Science that an analysis of historical records and recent samples show that as the globe has warmed, waters with low oxygen content have expanded in the tropical Atlantic and equatorial Pacific oceans. [More]

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