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Breathing space for the Gulf Stream

The salinity of the waters around Greenland plays an important role in driving the Gulf Stream. There are concerns that a freshening by the increasing ice losses from the Greenland ice sheet could weaken the current system. ...

dateJun 20, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Ocean Observatories Initiative data now live

When the HMS Challenger set sail in 1872, researchers made discoveries that laid the foundation of the science of oceanography. Those early scientists couldn't have imagined that more than a century later, the secrets of ...

dateJun 07, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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