COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Deep Ocean Current May Slow Due to Climate Change
Description: Far beneath the surface of the ocean, deep currents act as conveyer belts, channeling heat, carbon, oxygen and nutrients around the globe. A new study has found that recent climate change may be acting to slow down one of these conveyer belts, with potentially serious consequences for the future of the planet's climate. [Source: Astrobiology Magazine]
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Source: Astrobiology Magazine
Publish Date: 3/31/2015
Reading Level: Basic
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