Sarma and Dr Anesh Govender from SQU's Department of Marine Science & Fisheries of the College of Agricultural & Marine Sciences recently conducted the study by analysing a 50-year (1961-2010) record of sea surface temperature (SST) off Muscat and off Masirah along Oman.
What does SST stand for?
SST stands for Sea Surface Temperature
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Comparing nine years of fire data from Nasa's Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite along with a record of sea surface temperatures from Nationa Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ((http://www.
We do expect another active season in 2011, although not to the level of 2005 or 2010," said WSI sea surface temperatures "are particularly warm this year, and we expect more development in these regions and less in the eastern tropical Atlantic.
El Nino is the popular name for a climate phenomenon that is linked to sea surface temperatures in the Pacific Ocean and which can impact weather around the globe.
Hurricanes derive their power in part from warm water, and so forecasting models show future hurricanes becoming more severe as sea surface temperatures rise.
According to Kevin Trenberth, who heads the Climate Analysis Section at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, the global mean sea surface temperature has risen by roughly 1.
The panel reports what has been suspected for years--that global surface temperature, the average of near surface air temperature over land and sea surface temperature has increased in the last 100 years.
In 1997 and 1998, over a million seabirds died of starvation in the Bering Sea; scientists believe that warmer sea surface temperatures prompted fish to feed in deeper, colder water where the birds could not reach them.