Global Warming and Ocean Circulation Analytical Essay by The Research Group

Global Warming and Ocean Circulation
Examines definitions, natural and man-made causes and climatic effects, changing sea levels and models.
# 14357 | 1,125 words | 8 sources | 1999 | US


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This research reviews the literature relevant to the relationship between global warming and ocean circulation. Global warming is considered both in the context of natural warming and warming induced by human activity.

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"GLOBAL WARMING & OCEAN CIRCULATION

This research reviews the literature relevant to the relationship between global warming and ocean circulation. Global warming is considered both in the context of natural warming and warming induced by human activity.

The circulation of the ocean normally involves the sinking of cold water in higher latitudes and the replacement of that cold water with warm water from lower latitudes (Schneider, 1989). This process “allows the inflow of warn surface currents that in turn warm the air above and held maintain relatively ice-free conditions” in the higher latitudes (Schneider, 1989, p. 47). These ocean currents cause regions such as western Europe to have moderate climates while other regions at similar latitudes, such as Siberia and northern Canada, have harsh, cold climates. The ..."

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