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Ocean temperatures chronicle the ongoing warming of Earth

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Figure 1: Ocean warming rates and distributions.


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The Argo data used here were collected and made freely available by the International Argo Programme and by the national programmes that contribute to it. D.R. and J.G., and their part in the Argo Programme, were supported by US Argo through NOAA Grant NA10OAR4310139 (CIMEC/SIO Argo). J.C., D.M. and S.W. were partly funded by the Australian Climate Change Science Program. Australia's contribution to Argo is part of the Australian Integrated Marine Observing System.

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All co-author contributions were equal, consisting of the three interpolated forms of the Argo dataset plus many thoughts, suggestions, and revisions improving the manuscript. The first author assembled the interpolated datasets, created the figures and drafted the manuscript.

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Wijffels, S., Roemmich, D., Monselesan, D. et al. Ocean temperatures chronicle the ongoing warming of Earth. Nature Clim Change 6, 116–118 (2016).

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