• Adv. Atmos. Sci.  2018, Vol. 35 Issue (3): 261-263    DOI: 10.1007/s00376-018-8011-z
    2017 was the Warmest Year on Record for the Global Ocean
    Lijing CHENG(), Jiang ZHU
    International Center for Climate and Environment Sciences, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 100029, China

    2017 was the warmest year on record for the global ocean according to an updated ocean analysis from Institute of Atmospheric Physics/Chinese Academy of Science. The oceans in the upper 2000 m were 1.51 × 1022 J warmer than the second warmest year of 2015 and 19.19 × 1022 J above the 1981–2010 climatological reference period.

    DATA: OHC_time_series_update_Jan2018
    Just Accepted Date: 18 January 2018   Issue Date: 30 January 2018
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    Lijing CHENG,Jiang ZHU. 2017 was the Warmest Year on Record for the Global Ocean[J]. Adv. Atmos. Sci., 2018, 35(3): 261 -263 .
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