Scientists have studied ocean warming from earthquake waves

Scientists have found a new way to measure ocean warming using sound waves from underwater

earthquakes. They note that their method works because sound travels faster in warmer water. The team studied sound data from the Indian Ocean emitted by earthquakes over the past ten years.

The researchers noticed that as it heats upoceans, sound waves have also increased their speed. Their new method showed that the warming trend in the Indian Ocean was much higher than that of other scientists.

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In doing so, they found that 90% of the energytrapped in our atmosphere by greenhouse gases, absorbed by the oceans. At the same time, making accurate temperature measurements in different places and at different depths is a big problem for researchers. They solved it by deploying about 4,000 autonomous devices that collect temperature information.

The researchers noted that their method does not requirelarge financial resources, as they are already using the data that other scientists have collected. At the same time, they can explore the temperature even deeper than usual - even below 2 km.

In their research, scientists have shown thatwarming in the Indian Ocean over the past decade has been faster than in previous studies. “It is important to emphasize that this is a result that applies to this particular region and this particular decade,” they note.

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