An increase in marine heatwaves threatens coastal habitats

Lead author Dr. Piero Mazzini (R) measures ocean conditions during an oceanographic field project. Credit: Oregon State University.

#MarineHeatwaves; #shallowwaterecosystems; #ClimateChange

Heatwaves — like the one that blistered the Pacific Northwest last June — also occur underwater. A new study in Frontiers in Marine Science paints a worrisome picture of recent and projected trends in marine heatwaves within the nation’s largest estuary, with dire implications for the marine life and

--

--

I write on national and international Health, Politics, Business, Education, Environment, Biodiversity, Science, First Nations, Humanitarian, gender, women

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Asha Bajaj

I write on national and international Health, Politics, Business, Education, Environment, Biodiversity, Science, First Nations, Humanitarian, gender, women