The Ocean and Global Warming Cause and Effect Essay by cee-cee

The Ocean and Global Warming
A discussion on the effects of climate change on ocean currents.
# 108800 | 1,419 words | 8 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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The paper focuses on a Pentagon Report that was released to the world media in 2004 predicting that the north Atlantic current would stop in the near future, bringing global catastrophe. The paper explains how ocean currents work and describes the phenomenon of global warming. The paper concludes that the events put forth in the Pentagon Report are a plausible scenario, although many scientists contest the events as something which is not likely to happen in the near future.


Sample of Sources Used:

  • Bryden, H.L., Longworth, H.R. and Cunningham, S.A. (2005) Slowing of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation at 25oN. Nature, 438, 655-665.
  • Danovaro, R., Dell'Anno, A., Fabiano, M., Pusceddu, A. and Tselepides, A. (2001) Deep-sea ecosystem response to climate changes: the eastern Mediterranean case study. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 16(9), 505-510.
  • Hakkinen, S. and Rhines, P.B. (2004) Decline of subpolar North Atlantic circulation during the 1990s. Science, 304(5670), 555-559.
  • Loder, J., Yashayaev, I. and Geshelin, Y. (2006) Water masses and currents in Orphan Basin of the North Atlantic. EOS Trans. AGU, 87(52) Suppl., AGU Fall Meeting.
  • Lutjeharms, J.R.E. and Ruijter, W.P.M. (1996) The influence of the Agulhas Current on the adjacent coastal ocean: possible impacts of climate change. Journal of Marine Systems, 7, 321-336.

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