Ocean Chemistry & Ecosystems Division
The Ocean Chemistry Division's (OCD) research includes projects that are important both in enhancing our basic understanding of the coupled atmospheric/ocean system but also in assessing the current and future effects of human activities on the coastal and oceanic environments.
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Scientists used the latest climate models to create maps showing potential global coral bleaching due to rising sea temperatures. The study identifies regions that appear to be more susceptible to annual bleaching, as well as regions that seem to fare better under various emissions scenarios.
Meet Our Scientists & Staff
Have you ever wanted to interview a NOAA scientist and learn about their job and why they chose a career with NOAA? Browse our new collection of video interviews and meet the scientists and staff of AOML.
Deep Water Horizon Response
Methods developed by AOML scientists provide real-time monitoring of upper ocean conditions in the Gulf of Mexico. Browse this site to discover hydrographic and remote sensing observations in the gulf region.
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