Nearshore and offshore co-occurrence of marine heatwaves and cold-spells

Robert W. Schlegel, Eric C. J. Oliver, Thomas Wernberg, Albertus J. Smit

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A changing global climate places shallow water ecosystems at more risk than those in the open ocean as their temperatures may change more rapidly and dramatically. To this end, it is necessary to identify the occurrence of extreme ocean temperature events – marine heatwaves (MHWs) and marine cold-spells (MCSs) – in the nearshore (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)189-205
Number of pages17
JournalProgress in Oceanography
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2017


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