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How Will Climate Change Affect the California Current Upwelling?
Description: From southern British Columbia to Baja California, the California Current transports cold water southward for 3000 kilometers along North America's West Coast. Upwelling of deep water driven by alongshore winds regularly replenishes nutrients in this current, promoting the growth of plants that provide the basis for one of the planet's most lucrative commercial fisheries. A new journal paper estimates changes in California Current upwelling in response to anthropogenic climate change. [Source: EOS (American Geophysical Union)]
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Source: EOS (American Geophysical Union)
Publish Date: 6/15/2017
Reading Level: Basic
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