Physical Oceanography Division
The Physical Oceanography Division (PHOD) carries out interdisciplinary scientific investigations of the physics of ocean currents and water properties, and on the role of the ocean in climate, weather, and ecosystems.
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A study in Nature Geoscience shows how the Indian Ocean plays key role in the global warming hiatus, effectively storing excess atmospheric heat from the Pacific.
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