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Deep ocean will soon feel the heat

Ocean warming will soon affect marine communities in the deep ocean, as well as the surface.
Ocean warming will soon affect marine communities in the deep ocean, as well as the surface.
Deep ocean will soon feel the heat

The world’s deep oceans are currently warming more slowly than the ocean surface, but even creatures in the deep ocean will be significantly affected in the coming decades, according to an international team of scientists. The global team included Prof Michael Burrows of SAMS in Oban and comprised leaders in climate-change ecology and conservation science. They sought to find out how ocean life is responding to climate change in our deep oceans.

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Dr Matt Davey sampling snow algae at Lagoon Island, Antarctica, 2018. Credit Sarah Vincent

Wed, May 20, '20

Antarctica’s ‘green snow’ to spread

Lead scientist joins SAMS to continue research

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Photo credit Dr Winnie Courtene-Jones

Fri, May 1, '20

Scientists investigate presence of ancient deep-sea microplastics

Marine scientists are seeking to solve a deep-sea microplastics mystery.

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When two jobs collide

Wed, Apr 15, '20