Beyond the ocean

The oceans are absorbing more carbon than previously thought

After crossing Highway 137, laze rises where lava hits the ocean during the eruption of the Kilauea Volcano near Pahoa, Hawaii, U.S., May 24, 2018.  REUTERS/Marco Garcia     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RC1B1BF2D3C0

The oceans cover over 70% of the Earth’s surface. Image: REUTERS/Marco Garcia

Dr Jamie Shutler
Associate professor in earth observation, University of Exeter
Prof Andy Watson
Royal Society research professor , University of Exeter
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