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Agulhas Leakage Fueled by Global Warming Could Stabilize Atlantic, Overturning Circulation

April 27, 2011

map showing the Agulhas Current system In a study published in the April 27 issue of the journal Nature, a global team of scientists led by University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science Associate Professor Lisa Beal, suggests that Agulhas leakage could be a significant player in global climate variability. Full Story

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University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science

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