a: deep ocean circulation ~
b: a global conveyor belt


"The URI professor said that large-scale deep ocean circulation is like a global conveyor belt moving warm and cool waters in consistent patterns around the world. But, he added, global warming has the potential to decrease or even shut down this conveyor belt, which would have important consequences for the Earth's climate and marine ecosystems."

Writer: S. Bradley Moran
Date: Dec 25 2014 11:23 AM

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