TITLE

DEEP-WATER CURRENTS

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Oceans (9781405321754);2008, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter from the book "Oceans" is presented. It describes the process that the slow-moving deep-water currents undergo, from a change in density, saltiness and weight, until it returns to the surface and eventually carries ocean water around the globe. It discusses how global warming affects the weakening of deep-water currents through reducing water sinking in cold oceans.
ACCESSION #
43662806

 

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