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Press Release 10-059

"Missing" Heat May Affect Future Climate Change

Satellite instruments and ocean sensors are limited in their ability to measure Earth's heat build-up

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Images of earth showing reflected solar radiation on left and emitted heat radiation on right.

Earth's energy is out of balance: more is absorbed from the sun than emitted back to space.

Credit: NASA


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Graph showing the global net energy budget depicting that heat is building up on Earth.

Ocean heat content estimates show that energy in the form of heat is building up on Earth.

Credit: NCAR/courtesy Science


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Cover of the April 16, 2010 issue of the journal Science.

The researchers' findings appear in the April 16, 2010 issue of the journal Science.

Credit: Copyright AAAS 2010


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