Marine Heat Waves
How do you feel when your body temperature rises by 1 or 2 degrees? Your body aches all over, you feel weak and you experience the chills. More and more often, extreme climatic events are occuring in the marine environment that cause an increase in the sea surface temperature. These events are called “marine heat waves” (MHWs) and occur when sea surface temperatures are anomalously warm – much warmer than would be expected for the time of the year and location. They can last for several days. Learn more...
Download the poster artwork for print. The poster provides information on how extreme climatic events are occurring in the marine environment that cause an increase in the sea surface temperature.
Click on the link to download the poster in English: MARINE HEAT WAVES
Click on the link to download the poster in Italian: ONDATE DI CALORE