News tagged with ocean circulation

Earth from Space: Icebreaker event

(PhysOrg.com) -- This animation, made up of eight Envisat radar images, shows the 97-km long B-9B iceberg (right) ramming into the Mertz Glacier Tongue in Eastern Antarctica in early February. The collision ...

Mar 05, 2010 4.8 / 5 (9) 6

Understanding ocean climate

High-resolution computer simulations performed by scientists at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (NOCS) are helping to understand the inflow of North Atlantic water to the Arctic Ocean and how ...

Dec 10, 2009 not rated yet 0

Aquatic creatures mix ocean water

Understanding mixing in the ocean is of fundamental importance to modeling climate change or predicting the effects of an El Niño on our weather. Modern ocean models primarily incorporate the effects of winds and tides. ...

Nov 22, 2009 5 / 5 (5) 1