Articles tagged "antarctic circumpolar current"

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Changes in South Pacific high-altitude winds have significant effects on the Antarctic Circumpolar Current's intensity and position

A recently published study showed findings that in the past million years, the high-altitude winds of the southern westerly wind belt - which spans nearly half the Earth - did not behave as uniformly over the Southern Pacific, as initially assumed. The researchers...

November 16, 2019

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Ozone thinning has influenced ocean circulation

The hole in the Antarctic ozone layer has caused changes in the way that waters in those southern oceans mix, which has the potential to alter the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere and eventually could have an impact on global climate change, according to earth scientist

February 05, 2013