Satellite and Ocean Data Reveal Marked Increase in Earth’s Heating Rate

  title={Satellite and Ocean Data Reveal Marked Increase in Earth’s Heating Rate},
  author={Norman G. Loeb and Gregory C. Johnson and Tyler J. Thorsen and John M. Lyman and Fred G. Rose and Seiji Kato},
  journal={Geophysical Research Letters},
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