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Oceanography: Deep ocean freshening


Bindoff, NL and Hobbs, WR, Oceanography: Deep ocean freshening, Nature Climate Change, 3 pp. 864-865. ISSN 1758-678X (2013) [Letter or Note in Journal]

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DOI: doi:10.1038/nclimate2014


The traditional view of the open ocean is that surface waters should change faster and that the deep waters should be relatively stable. Now research shows that the depths of the Southern Ocean are also rapidly freshening and warming, and that these changes are spreading towards the Equator.

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Item Type:Letter or Note in Journal
Keywords:Southern Ocean, freshening, warming, climate
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Oceanography
Research Field:Physical oceanography
Objective Division:Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Objective Group:Understanding climate change
Objective Field:Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)
UTAS Author:Bindoff, NL (Professor Nathan Bindoff)
UTAS Author:Hobbs, WR (Dr Will Hobbs)
ID Code:116740
Year Published:2013
Web of Science® Times Cited:12
Deposited By:Oceans and Cryosphere
Deposited On:2017-05-18
Last Modified:2017-05-18

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