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Cloud formations over the eastern Pacific Ocean. Photo: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Inter-decadal Pacific Oscillation Explains Global Warming "Hiatus" Since 2000
Study reinforces finding that decades-long climate cycle is behind seeming flatlining of global surface air temperatures

Joseph L. Reid

Obituary Notice: Joseph Reid: Science Expert in Global Ocean Circulation
Scripps Oceanography seagoing explorer investigated the nature and formation of ocean currents

Hopi Hoekstra

Scripps Lecture: Harvard Scientist Digs for Genetic Connections to Behavior
Free public Rosenblatt presentation by Hopi Hoekstra April 22

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Sustaining Fishing and Island Culture in the Caribbean
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