COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Changes In Net Flow Of Ocean Heat Correlate With Past Climate Anomalies
Description: Physicists at the University of Rochester have combed through data from satellites and ocean buoys and found evidence that in the last 50 years, the net flow of heat into and out of the oceans has changed direction three times. These shifts in the balance of heat absorbed from the sun and radiated from the oceans correlate well with past anomalies that have been associated with abrupt shifts in the earth's climate, say the researchers. [Source: ScienceDaily]
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Source: ScienceDaily
Publish Date: 8/17/2009
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