Kim Cobb drills corals underwater in the tropical Pacific

Kim Cobb drills corals underwater in the tropical Pacific

In scuba gear, Georgia Tech professor Kim Cobb drills into corals in the tropical Pacific with a pneumatic coring drill to take samples for studies on recent and historic sea surface temperatures. Cobb is Georgia Power Chair and ADVANCE Professor in the Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. Credit: Georgia Tech / Cobb lab

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College of Sciences, News Room, Research Horizons

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Research, Environment, Life Sciences and Biology
Keywords
el nino, El Nino Events, El Nino Southern Oscillation, la nina, climate change, climate and environmental sciences, coral, coral bleaching, Fossil Record, oxygen 18, isotope harvesting, isotope tracking, Pacific Ocean, tropical pacific, Equatorial
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  • Created By: Ben Brumfield
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Nov 25, 2019 - 10:13am
  • Last Updated: Nov 25, 2019 - 10:13am