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Ocean Multi-Decadal Changes and Temperatures

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The article explain how ocean oscillations in the Pacific and Atlantic, and volcanic aerosols, affects global temperatures.



Ocean Circulation Slowdown: False Alarm

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In 2006 there was much media coverage and hype concerning a report the the North Altantic ocean circulation called the "Atlantic meridional thermohaline circulation" has slowed by about 30 percent between 1957 and 2004. This was blamed on human produced CO2 and was predicted to cause severe cooling in Europe. Well, it turns out this was all a false alarm, as discussed in this World Climate Report.



Overturning Ocean Hype

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Two studies shows no evidence of any Atlantic meridional overturning circulation slowdown trend over the past decade, contrary to some recent suggestions and media hype.



Questions About the North Atlantic Thermohaline Circulation

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CO2 Science reviews how increasing CO2 concentrations might effect the North Altantic Thermohaline Circulation. The studies show that we don''t know how it might or might not change in the future.



NASA Sees Arctic Ocean Circulation Do an About-Face

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A team of NASA and university scientists has detected an ongoing reversal in Arctic Ocean circulation. The November 2007 study shows that many changes seen in upper Arctic Ocean circulation in the 1990s were mostly decadal in nature, rather than trends caused by global warming.




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