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News and Notes BSIW Pacific Ocean Role in Climate Studied heat and moisture rising from open waters in the ice More than 50 scientists from 11 research organiza- with the boundary layer. tions will study ocean processes related to global The later assignment has direct implication to the climate during a three-month eastern Pacific Ocean NOAA investigation, the Arctic Gas and Aerosol Sam- cruise on the research vessel Malcolm Baldrige, the pling Program (AGASP). That study will look into a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration variety of Arctic wintertime phenomena that are be- (NOAA) announced today. lieved to influence global warming, including the con- The Baldrige left its home port of Miami last Wednes- centration in the Arctic atmosphere of gases and day and will return on 24 May, with interim port calls at chemical particles known as "Arctic haze," the transfer Balboa, Canal Zone; Hilo, Hawaii; and Papeete, Ta- of heat and energy from the ocean to the atmosphere hiti, NOAA Corps Capt. Mike McCallister of the agency's through open leads in the ice pack, and the effect upon Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory in Seattle the ice pack and leads of wintertime winds. said. Th e scientists from three NOAA laboratories http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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BSIW Pacific Ocean Role in Climate Studied heat and moisture rising from open waters in the ice More than 50 scientists from 11 research organiza- with the boundary layer. tions will study ocean processes related to global The later assignment has direct implication to the climate during a three-month eastern Pacific Ocean NOAA investigation, the Arctic Gas and Aerosol Sam- cruise on the research vessel Malcolm Baldrige, the pling Program (AGASP). That study will look into a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration variety of Arctic wintertime phenomena that are be- (NOAA) announced today. lieved to influence global warming, including the con- The Baldrige left its home port of Miami last Wednes- centration in the Arctic atmosphere of gases and day and will return on 24 May, with interim port calls at chemical particles known as "Arctic haze," the transfer Balboa, Canal Zone; Hilo, Hawaii; and Papeete, Ta- of heat and energy from the ocean to the atmosphere hiti, NOAA Corps Capt. Mike McCallister of the agency's through open leads in the ice pack, and the effect upon Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory in Seattle the ice pack and leads of wintertime winds. said. Th e scientists from three NOAA laboratories

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Published: Apr 1, 1992

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