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Dr. Alex Crawford

CBC Manitoba: Effects of warmer Atlantic Ocean now being felt in northern Manitoba, experts say

May 28, 2024 — 

Alex Crawford is an assistant professor in the department of environment and geography at the University of Manitoba.

He is currently studying the region’s ecosystem and the impacts of a marine heat wave — a period of unusually warm temperatures in the ocean, generally defined as five or more consecutive days when surface waters are in the uppermost 10 per cent of historical temperatures.

“We are set up to have a really, really potentially bad year” due to the Atlantic heat wave, said Crawford.

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