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Thermohaline circulation - Wikipedia

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Thermohaline circulation (THC) is a part of the large-scale ocean circulation that is driven by ... The thermohaline circulation is sometimes called the ocean conveyor belt, the great ocean conveyor...

What is the global ocean conveyor belt?

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Jun 3, 2014 ... The global ocean conveyor belt is a constantly moving system of deep-ocean circulation driven by temperature and salinity.

The Global Conveyor Belt - Currents: NOAA's National Ocean ...

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This animation shows the path of the global conveyer belt. The blue arrows indicate the path of deep, cold, dense water currents. The red arrows indicate the  ...

Ocean Motion : Impact : Ocean Conveyor Belt

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By Edwin Schiele. Ocean surface currents redistribute heat around the world and have a profound effect on the world's climate. Nowhere is this clearer than in ...

Ocean Motion : Definition : Ocean in Motion - Ocean Conveyor Belt

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The global oceanic conveyer belt (shown above in a simplified illustration), is a unifying concept that connects the ocean's surface and thermohaline (deep ...

The Ocean Conveyor : Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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Today's climate system is influenced by the ocean's conveyor-like global circulation. Cold, salty waters sink to drive the conveyor, and warm surface currents ...

The Thermohaline Circulation - The Great Ocean Conveyor Belt ...

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The oceans are mostly composed of warm salty water near the surface over cold, less salty water in the ocean depths. These two regions don't mix except in ...

ocean conveyor belt - National Geographic Society

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Underwater currents mix the ocean's waters on a global scale. A process known as thermohaline circulation, or the ocean conveyor belt, drives these deep ...

The Great Ocean Conveyer Belt - The Environmental Literacy Council

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A factor not as well known, thermohaline circulation, occurs deep within the ocean and acts like a conveyor belt as oceans absorb, store, and redistribute vast  ...

Great ocean conveyor belt - Climate Change - GRID-Arendal

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The global conveyor belt thermohaline circulation is driven primarily by the ... 1500m to the Antarctic bottom water overlying the bottom of the ocean) in the ...