A new paper tests how increasing ocean acidity affects coral growth in the natural environment, where a multitude of additional factors such as light, temperature, and nutrients are important.
Meteorology expert Dr Mark Guishard, BIOS, is to deliver a presentation on climate change at the next instalment of ThinkFest.
Students, joined by a sixth-grade class, started a Google Hangout with explorer Jamie Buchanan-Dunlop who is stationed at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences in Bermuda. Buchanan-Dunlop is the founder of Digital Explorer, a program that connects students with explorers, scientists and teachers around the world.
Over the weekend, the combination of the spring tide and a high amplitude ocean eddy resulted in localized coastal flooding around low-lying areas of Bermuda. Tides were running around 1.5 ft above expected levels which were already higher than normal thanks to a spring tide.
Global warming is not to blame for recent flooding and high tides in Bermuda, an oceanographer said yesterday.