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Waters west of Europe drive ocean overturning circulation, key for regulating climate


February 1, 2019

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A new international study that includes researchers from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, finds that the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation, a deep-ocean process that plays a key role in regulating Earth's climate, is primarily driven by cooling waters west of Europe. Full Story

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