Research published by scientists at the College of the Environment Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean and NOAA has yielded new findings in the role that the tropical Pacific plays in regulating global CO2. The ocean acts both a source and sink for atmospheric CO2, and the tropical Pacific has always had a disproportionately large influence on that interplay. Scientists have measured big changes in that region of the ocean during recent years, which could have repercussions that play out worldwide.

Read more about this on the NOAA Research website.