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Temperature and Sea Level Change

On a global level, there has been a general increase in average temperature of 0.1°C since 1961 (Nolan et al., 2009). Highest rates in Ireland were observed between 1993 and 2003 with an average increase of 0.6°C. 413 more words

Marine Biology

Climate Change Blog Series

Coastal areas and the marine ecosystem have already been placed under a wide range of direct *anthropogenic pressures, but there are indirect pressures stemming from human activity that are having a more serious effect on the global climate. 263 more words

General Info

Sea-surface temperatures during the last interglaciation.

A proverb of Confucius states “Study the past if you would divine the future.” Human activity ensures that our climate will become warmer in the next century and remain warm for many millennia to come which makes particularly pertinent the study of periods in which at least sectors of the Earth system may have been “warmer” than today. 378 more words