14 Apr 2023

CIIMAR researcher comments new record in sea surface temperatures on SIC TV

During an interview on SIC TV, CIIMAR researcher Irina Gorodetskaya commented on the concerning news of record-breaking high sea surface temperatures. According to NOAA scientists, the global average sea surface temperature reached its highest level (21.1°C) last week since 1980, surpassing the previous record set in 2016 during a major El Niño year. Compounding the issue, a new El Niño appears to be on the horizon, with early signs already emerging.

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