Warming of the World Ocean, 1955-2006
Director, World Data Center for Oceanography, Silver Spring
We describe the most recent estimates of the global integral of ocean
heat content through the third quarter of 2006. After cooling during
2003-2004 the ocean has begin to warm again although the warming is
not yet statistically significant.
with a little more (not much) information available from their AGU fall meeting abstract
I'm looking forward to an actual publication to read. Until then and to catch up to speed we should read this possibly key document (PDF). Updates to come.