COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Solving corrosive ocean mystery reveals future climate
Description: Around 55 million years ago, an abrupt global warming event triggered a highly corrosive deep-water current through the North Atlantic Ocean. The current's origin puzzled scientists for a decade, but an international team of researchers has now discovered how it formed and the findings may have implications for the carbon dioxide emission sensitivity of today's climate. [Source: Penn State]
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Source: Penn State
Publish Date: 5/11/2015
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