Shifts in ocean, atmosphere heat transfer important to watch, researchers say
The Earth’s atmosphere and oceans play important roles in moving heat from one part of the world to another, and new research is illuminating how those patterns are changing in the face of climate change.
Each southern summer, students and faculty from Ohio State University travel to Antarctica to investigate topics like sea level rise. The weather is the key factor governing safe and efficient activities; conditions can change from benign to blizzard in minutes.
Michalea King, Earth Sciences/Byrd Center PhD. candidate, has won her 2nd consecutive Outstanding Student Presentation Award from the American Geophysical Union.