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The Atlantic Conveyor May Have Slowed, But Don't Panic Yet

Science  02 Dec 2005:
Vol. 310, Issue 5753, pp. 1403-1405
DOI: 10.1126/science.310.5753.1403

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Summary

The ponderous churning of the North Atlantic Ocean that carries warm water northward and returns deep, cold water to the south appears to have slowed in the past decade or two. But the slowing is hardly larger than the uncertainty of the observations. (Read more.)