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Boaty McBoatface mission gives new insight into warming ocean abyss

The first mission involving the autonomous submarine vehicle Autosub Long Range (better known as "Boaty McBoatface") has for the first time shed light on a key process linking increasing Antarctic winds to rising sea temperatures. Data collected from the expedition, published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, will help climate scientists build more accurate predictions of the effects of climate change on rising sea levels.  The research, which took place in April 2017, studied the changing temperatures at the bottom of the Southern Ocean.  Read more...

 

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