December 17, 2017

Caribbean geology reveals past climate extremes

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By ELAINE CHIAO From John Hopkins News-Letter Geological investigations can often speak volumes to scientists who are studying the impacts of climate change. Even though multiple hurricanes and other natural disasters have taken their toll on the Caribbean and Bahamian islands in the past year, scientists can still understand the area’s past from abundant geological […]

Sea levels in Caribbean rising and predicted to rise more

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Modelling Present-Day and Future Caribbean Sea Level Changes By H.A. Dijkstra, IMAU, Utrecht University, The Netherlands The Caribbean  Sea is connected  to the North  Atlantic  Ocean  and exchange  transport values (in Sv, 1 Sv = 106 m3/s) are fairly well known (Fig. 1). It plays an important role in the transport  of mass, heat and […]