The Global Ocean Conveyer Belt is Reshaping from the Southern Ocean

As the surface ocean warms and polar ice sheets melt due to increasing anthropogenic greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, near-surface stratification is increasing almost everywhere, including the major deep water formation regions in the high-latitude North Atlantic and around Antarctica. As a result, the global Meridional Overturning Circulation (MOC), also known as the global ocean... Continue Reading →

Papers that I enjoyed reading in February 2023

Zhang, R., Sun, S., Chen, Z., Yang, H., & Wu, L. (2023). Rapid 21st century weakening of the Agulhas current in a warming climate. Geophys. Res. Lett., 50, e2022GL102070. The Agulhas current is projected to slow down and become shallower during the rest of the 21st century, partly in response to the slowdown of... Continue Reading →

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