- Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
The Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL) is a laboratory in the
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration(NOAA)/ Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research(OAR).
PMEL carries out interdisciplinary scientific investigations in
oceanographyand atmospheric science to improve our understanding of the complex physical and geochemical processes operating in the world oceans, especially the Pacific Ocean, to define the forcing functions and the processes driving ocean circulation and the global climatesystem, and to improve environmental forecasting capabilities and other supporting services for marine commerce and fisheries.
* [http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/ Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory]
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