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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Undersea mountains provide crucial piece in climate prediction puzzle

Undersea mountains provide crucial piece in climate prediction puzzle
Exeter, UK (SPX) Sep 24, 2013 - A mystery in the ocean near Antarctica has been solved by researchers who have long puzzled over how deep and mid-depth ocean waters are mixed. They found that sea water mixes dramatically as it rushes over undersea mountains in Drake Passage - the channel between the southern tip of South America and the Antarctic continent. Mixing of water layers in the oceans is crucial in regulating the Eart ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Undersea_mountains_provide_crucial_piece_in_climate_prediction_puzzle_999.html

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