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Will North Atlantic Threshold Response to Ocean Changes Be Enough?

February 17, 2008

earth and environment graphic Predictions that the 21st century is safe from major circulation changes in the North Atlantic Ocean may not be as comforting as they seem, according to a Penn State researcher. Full Story

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