News FocusAAAS Annual Meeting

Hot Times for the Cretaceous Oceans

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  24 Feb 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5764, pp. 1095
DOI: 10.1126/science.311.5764.1095a

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Log in to view the full text

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution

Summary

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI-- Ancient evidence from the sea floor suggests that the ocean surface some 90 million years ago was hotter than the water in a hot tub--and that climate modelers are underestimating the link between carbon dioxide and warming--researchers reported at the AAAS annual meeting, held here from 16 to 20 February. (Read more.)