A- A A+
Last Updated : Feb 17 2020 6:22PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
PM affirms India’s commitment towards conservation of Migratory species            SC directs centre to grant permanent commission to women officers in Army who opt for it within three months            CDS Gen Bipin Rawat announces plan to create Peninsula Command            Delhi court issues fresh date for execution of death warrants against four death row convicts in Nirbhaya case            India to send consignment of medical supplies to Wuhan; flight to evacuate Indian Nationals on return           

Jan 14, 2020

World's oceans warmer in 2019 than any other time in human history: Study


Theworld's oceans were the warmest in 2019 than any other time in recorded humanhistory. This was disclosed by a study published in the journal Advances inAtmospheric Sciences. The researchers noted that the year 2019 broke theprevious records set in prior years for global warming, and the effects arealready appearing in the form of more extreme weather, rising sea levels andharm to ocean animals.

The study also found that the past ten years have been the warmest on recordfor global ocean temperatures, with the last five years holding the highestrecord.

An associate professor at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Lijing Chengsaid, the amount of heat that has been put in the world's oceans in the past 25years equals to 3.6 billion Hiroshima atom-bomb explosions.

The international team of 14 scientists from 11 institutes across the world,call for action to reverse climate change. According to the researchers, humanscan work to reverse their effect on the climate, but the ocean will take longerto respond than atmospheric and land environments. 

The researchers used a relatively new method of analysis to account forpotentially sparse data and time discrepancies in instruments that werepreviously used to measure ocean warmth, especially from the ocean surface to2,000 metres deep.

The newly available data allowed the researchers to examine warmth trendsdating back to the 1950s.

   Related News

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 17 (Feb) Midday News 17 (Feb) News at Nine 16 (Feb) Hourly 17 (Feb) (1800hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 17 (Feb) दोपहर समाचार 17 (Feb) समाचार संध्या 16 (Feb) प्रति घंटा समाचार 17 (Feb) (1805hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 17 (Feb) Khabrein(Day) 17 (Feb) Khabrein(Eve) 16 (Feb)
Aaj Savere 17 (Feb) Parikrama 16 (Feb)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 16 (Feb) Samayki 16 (Feb) Sports Scan 16 (Feb) Spotlight/News Analysis 16 (Feb) Samachar Darshan 16 (Feb) Radio Newsreel 15 (Feb)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 13 (Feb) Surkhiyon Mein 13 (Feb) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 12 (Feb) Vaad-Samvaad 11 (Feb) Money Talk 11 (Feb) Current Affairs 14 (Feb)
  • Money Matters 16 (Feb)
  • International News 17 (Feb)
  • Press Review 17 (Feb)
  • From the States 17 (Feb)
  • Let's Connect 17 (Feb)
  • 360°- Ek Parivesh 17 (Feb)
  • Know Your Constitution 30 (Jan)
  • Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat 17 (Feb)
  • Sanskriti Darshan 17 (Feb)
  • Fit India New India 17 (Feb)