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Upper Ocean Temperatures Hit Record High in 2020


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The IAP analysis is supported by the National Key R&D Program of China (Grant No. 2017YFA0603202), the Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Grant No. XDB42040402), and Key Deployment Project of Centre for Ocean Mega-Research of Science, CAS (Grant No. COMS2019Q01). NCAR is sponsored by the US National Science Foundation. The efforts of Dr. FASULLO in this work were supported by NASA Award 80NSSC17K0565, and by the Regional and Global Model Analysis (RGMA) component of the Earth and Environmental System Modeling Program of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Biological & Environmental Research (BER) via National Science Foundation IA 1844590. The efforts of Dr. MISHONOV and Mr. REAGAN were partially supported by NOAA (grant NA14NES4320003 to CISESS-MD at the University of Maryland).

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Cheng, L., Abraham, J., Trenberth, K.E. et al. Upper Ocean Temperatures Hit Record High in 2020. Adv. Atmos. Sci. 38, 523–530 (2021).

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