New Ocean Current

June 2008
Science Teacher;Summer2008, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p20
Academic Journal
The article discusses the discovery of a climate pattern by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology. The ocean current, called the North Pacific Gyre Oscillation, may help fishermen investigate changes in fish stock and suggest how global warming will affect oceans. Emanuele Di Lorenzo, an assistant professor at Georgia Tech, comments on how the pattern may reveal salinity and chlorophyll changes in the Pacific Ocean and suggests global warming may increase the current's strength.


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