Saline water sinking.

Voigt, Silke (2008) Saline water sinking. Nature Geoscience, 1 (7). pp. 423-424. DOI 10.1038/ngeo243.

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Ninety-five million years ago, ocean bottom waters were much warmer than at present. Some of this warmth could have come from the proto-North Atlantic's continental shelves after the balmy surface waters became increasingly salty through evaporation.

Document Type: Article
Keywords: Salinity, water sinking
Research affiliation: OceanRep > GEOMAR > FB1 Ocean Circulation and Climate Dynamics > FB1-P-OZ Paleo-Oceanography
Refereed: Yes
Open Access Journal?: No
DOI etc.: 10.1038/ngeo243
ISSN: 1752-0894
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2008 15:38
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2017 07:19

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