Climate Change Affects Southern Ocean Carbon Sink

July 2007
Sea Technology;Jul2007, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p66
The article highlights the results of a study which reveal that an increase in winds over the Southern Ocean has led to a release of stored carbon dioxide into the atmosphere and is preventing further absorption of the greenhouse gas. The study was conducted by scientists from the University of East Anglia, British Antarctic Survey and the Max-Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry.


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