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Oceans have been warming at almost half the rate of land - here's why

Rising global temperatures are changing the natural landscapes around us, with areas of extreme temperatures being shaped over the world. Image: Unsplash/Giorgio Parravicini

Dr Michael Byrne

Lecturer in Earth Surface Processes, University of St Andrews

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Climate model projection of the change in near-surface temperature by the end of the 21st century relative to the historical period (1980-2000). Image: Data from the GFDL-CM4 model under the fossil-fueled, high emissions SSP58.5 scenario; chart by M Byrne.
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