COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Southern Ocean winds open window to the deep sea
Description: Australian and US scientists have discovered how changes in winds blowing on the Southern Ocean drive variations in the depth of the surface layer of sea water responsible for regulating exchanges of heat and carbon dioxide between the ocean and the atmosphere. The researchers' findings provide new insights into natural processes which have a major influence on the rate of climate change. [Source: EurekaAlert!]
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Source: EurekaAlert!
Publish Date: 3/15/2010
Reading Level: Basic
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