Changing Ocean

Part of the Climate Change exhibition.

The ocean regulates climate. Changing waters mean a changing climate.

Changing ocean waters will harm many ocean organisms, disrupt ocean food chains, and affect the ocean's ability to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, thereby altering Earth's climate.

Additional Resources

NAO: Driving Climate Across the Atlantic

The fickle Nordic sister of El Niño, the North Atlantic Oscillation, regularly stirs up trouble in Europe, Canada, and the eastern U.S. Take an in-depth look at the little-known, yet significant, NAO.