Tasmania's fisheries cooked by record-breaking marine heatwave

Climate change has warmed the waters east of Tasmania at four times the speed of the global average. But the heatwave of the southern summer of 2015/2016 was something exceptional, damaging fisheries and bringing new species to the island. It's a sign of things to come, say the researchers examining these events.

Tasmania's fisheries cooked by record-breaking marine heatwave

Human-induced climate change was almost certainly responsible for a marine heat wave off Tasmania's east coast that lasted 251 days and had an area of impact seven times the size of the island, ...

Mon 17 Jul 17 from Phys.org

Record-breaking marine heatwave powered by climate change cooks Tasmania's fisheries

Climate change has warmed the waters east of Tasmania at four times the speed of the global average. But the heatwave of the southern summer of 2015/2016 was something exceptional, damaging ...

Mon 17 Jul 17 from Eurekalert

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