Deconstructing the Conveyor Belt

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Science  18 Jun 2010:
Vol. 328, Issue 5985, pp. 1507-1511
DOI: 10.1126/science.1189250

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  • Demystifying the Oceans' Meso-Currents

    I applaud M. S. Lozier for the excellent Review ("Deconstructing the conveyor belt," 18 June 2010, p. 1507), and I would like to add a few comments.

    The role of Henry Stommel's work toward understanding the mechanisms of large-scale oceanic circulation and the meridional heat transport (MHT), including joint wind-driven and thermohaline effects, is outstanding. However, the word "deconstruction" is not suitable in this...

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