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Unexpected Plume Challenges Iron Estimates
2013-08-20 08:47:27

A vast plume of iron and other micronutrients more than 620 miles long has been discovered billowing from hydrothermal vents in the South Atlantic Ocean. Teams of scientists say their findings call into question past estimates of iron abundances in the world’s seas.

2010-05-14 14:05:43

Researchers at Durham University have drawn up new maps to show the competing claims of Argentina and the UK for resources in the South Atlantic and Southern Oceans.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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