COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Q&A: What do Arctic ice and Atlantic hurricanes have in common?
Description: A new study examines how a natural atmospheric force--the North Atlantic Oscillation--may be changing ocean currents in the North Atlantic. Among other impacts, the stronger ocean currents increase the amount of heat flowing toward polar areas, which could speed up Arctic ice melt and affect how hurricanes form. [Source: NOAA News]
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Source: NOAA News
Publish Date: 6/20/2016
Reading Level: Basic
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