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A Slowing Cog in the North Atlantic Ocean's Climate Machine

Science  16 Apr 2004:
Vol. 304, Issue 5669, pp. 371-372
DOI: 10.1126/science.304.5669.371a

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In a 15 April online report in Science (www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/1094917), oceanographers report that the giant vortex of an ocean current, or gyre, tucked into the northwestern North Atlantic appears to have slowed, possibly due to global warming.