Nights for Monday 23 February 2015
7:10 The Warming Oceans
From the results of their study with Argo floats, oceanographers Prof. Dean Roemmich from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, and Dr Philip Sutton from NIWA, have confirmed the world's oceans have risen in temperature.
8:10 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 World Weather
MetService severe weather forecaster Erick Brenstrum on how a day doesn't go by without some weather. Most of planet has been above average temperature, though one or two areas have been below average, such as central and eastern USA where repeated cold outbreaks of polar air brought snow.
9:10 The Light in the Sky
Libby Underwood recently completed her Masters in Cosmology at the University of British Columbia on the implications of the meteor seen in New Zealand on 11 February 2015.
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Beale Street Caravan
There's a great new American old-school soul band on Beale Street Caravan this week.
St. Paul and the Broken Bones have been attracting rave reviews for the recently released album Half The City and this show in Memphis will give you some idea why. This is not the soft-focus schmaltz of the 80s and 90s, this is authentic southern soul with energy and commitment, albeit from a bunch of white guys. Well worth an earful.