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The Ocean Conveyor

From Oceanus Magazine

March 13, 2014

Detours on the Oceanic Highway

Student examines leaks from a great deep-sea current

March 23, 2012

A Newfound Cog in the Ocean Conveyor

Scientists confirm existence of a previously unknown current

March 25, 2010

Mysteries at High Latitudes

A WHOI graduate student explores tip jets and deep convection

February 4, 2010

Into the Wild Irminger Sea

WHOI ship, scientists, and crew probe strategic oceanic gateway

October 9, 2009

Floats Reveal Unknown Ocean Pathways

The North Atlantic's circulation is more complex than previously thought

January 9, 2009

Ocean Conveyor's 'Pump' Switches Back On

How will climate warming affect ocean circulation? The answer isn't so simple.

October 31, 2007

Will the Ocean Circulation Be Unbroken?

Line W moorings monitor an intersection where key climate-influencing currents converge

September 6, 2007

Interrogating the 'Great Ocean Conveyor'

Is the Atlantic's circulation slowing down? Moorings in rough waters monitor the ocean's pulse.

May 4, 2007

Deep Ocean Waters Don't Run Still

Can “sticky” isotopes help us measure how water flows deep in the ocean?

clam
November 21, 2006

Ocean Circulation and a Clam Far From Home

Radiocarbon in deep-sea sediments reveals shifts in ocean circulation and climate

North Atlantic Ocean Circulation
November 16, 2006

The Once and Future Circulation of the Ocean

Clues in seafloor sediments link ocean shifts and climate changes

January 26, 2006

A Sentry at the Atlantic Gateway

Experimental mooring monitors water flow through Hudson Strait

Joe Pedlowsky
June 7, 2005

Fathoming the Ocean Without Ever Going to Sea

A conversation with physical oceanographer Joe Pedlosky

How the Isthmus of Panama Put Ice in the Artic
March 22, 2004

How the Isthmus of Panama Put Ice in the Arctic

Drifting continents open and close gateways between oceans and shift Earth's climate

Adventure in the Labrador Sea
April 1, 1997

Adventure in the Labrador Sea

A Wintertime Cruise to the North Atlantic

New Data on Deep Sea Turbulence Shed Light on Vertical Mixing
December 1, 1996

New Data on Deep Sea Turbulence Shed Light on Vertical Mixing

Rough Seafloor Topography has Far-Reaching Effect

Labrador Sea Water Carries Northern Climate Signal South
December 1, 1996

Labrador Sea Water Carries Northern Climate Signal South

Subpolar Signals Appears Years Later at Bermuda

North Atlantic's Transformation Pipeline Chills and Redistributes Subtropical Water
December 1, 1996

North Atlantic's Transformation Pipeline Chills and Redistributes Subtropical Water

But it's Not a Smooth Process And it Mightily Affects Climate

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