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2010-10-12 23:20:52

Researchers looking at corals in the western tropical Pacific Ocean have found records linking a profound shift in the depth of the division between warm surface water and colder, deeper water traceable to recent global warming.

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2010-06-18 07:55:00

Scientists have found that the ocean temperature at the earth's polar extremes has a significant impact thousands of miles away at the equator.

2008-08-22 03:00:24

By Rodbell, Donald T ABSTRACT The demonstration described in this paper attempts to illustrate the main controls on the vertical circulation of lake water. This phenomenon integrates the effects of annual air temperature cycles, fetch, and possible groundwater sources to a lake.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.