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Study Finds Surprising New Pathway for North Atlantic Circulation
May 13, 2009
Oceanographers have long known that the 20-year-old paradigm for describing the global ocean circulation--called the Great Ocean Conveyor--was an oversimplification. It's a useful depiction, but it's like describing Beethoven's Fifth Symphony as a catchy tune.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
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