Mar 26, 2018

EEE 2016: Anthropogenic and Natural Influences on Record 2016 Marine Heat waves

by
Eric C. J. Oliver, Sarah E. Perkins-Kirkpatrick, Neil J. Holbrook, and Nathaniel L. Bindoff
,
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

Main finding:

Two of the longest and most intense marine heat waves in 2016 were up to fifty times more likely due to anthropogenic climate change.


Larger report:

EEE 2016 = Explaining Extreme Events of 2016 from a Climate Perspective