World's oceans started warming more than 100 years ago: Study
| Tuesday, Apr 3 2012 6:43PM IST
Washington: As per the recent study there phenomenon of warming up of the oceans is not new but has started more than 100 years ago.Author Dean Roemmich who is an oceanographer at the University of California stated: "Temperature is one of the most fundamental descriptors of the physical state of the ocean, " "Beyond simply knowing that the oceans are warming, the results will help us answer a few climate questions, " Roemmich was quoted as saying by LiveScience. "That is a substantial amount of warming. Ocean warming has been previously linked to glacial melting and mass coral bleaching, " Roemmich added further.