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'First hint' of a puzzling change in Southern Ocean revealed by CSIRO
Description: Researchers undertaking pioneering work in the Southern Ocean have found the "first hint" of a shift in a decades-long trend towards fresher, less dense water off Antarctica. Measurements of bottom water since the 1970s show it has been becoming lighter and fresher. Now there is the first hint that maybe things are shifting back to becoming saltier and denser in the deepest part of the ocean. [Source: Brisbane Times]
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Source: Brisbane Times
Publish Date: 2/19/2018
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