Updated roundup of research on climate-change risks and the regions and groups most threatened by them, attempts to mitigate these risks, and adaptive efforts for coastal regions.
2015 study in the journal Science consolidates a wide variety of new research findings to provide a sweeping picture of potential ocean species loss in the near future.
2010 study by the University of Maine and others on the effect the ability of whales to sequester carbon and the potential benefits of restoring whale populations.
2012 study in the journal Nature Climate Change on the rates of change in the ocean levels for the Northeastern United States.
2012 paper published in the journal Science on historic patterns in carbon dioxide and ocean acidification and the implications for the future.
2011 final report from the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement on British Petroleum's Deepwater Horizon disaster.
2011 report by the Department of Interior based on data from the U.S. Geological Survey, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Bureau of Ocean Energy.
2008 chapter from Tsunami Science Four Years After the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami measuring the action taken on a Tsunami activity database.
2009 report in the Proceedings of the Japan Academy detailing the nature of tsunami disasters over time and Japan’s responses.
2008 UC Santa Barbara and the University of Hawaii study on the effects of catch-share systems and their potential to reduce overfishing.