Advances in Atmospheric Sciences

, Volume 35, Issue 3, pp 261–263 | Cite as

2017 was the warmest year on record for the global ocean

  • Lijing Cheng
  • Jiang Zhu
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The authors acknowledge NOAA/NCEI for providing the in-situ observations, which are the basis for our analysis. The IAP analysis is supported by the National Key Research and Development Program of China (Grant Nos. 2017YFA0603202 and 2016YFC1401705). The Argo data were collected and made freely available by the International Argo Program and the national programs that contribute to it (; The Argo Program is part of the Global Ocean Observing System.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.International Center for Climate and Environment Sciences, Institute of Atmospheric PhysicsChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina

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