A salty start to modern ocean circulation

@article{Filippelli2014ASS,
  title={A salty start to modern ocean circulation},
  author={G. Filippelli},
  journal={Science},
  year={2014},
  volume={344},
  pages={1228 - 1229}
}
Water flow out of the Mediterranean is linked to large-scale ocean circulation patterns [Also see Research Article by Hernández-Molina et al.] In a small area of the high North Atlantic, dense water sinks to the deep ocean and begins a ∼2000-year journey through the Atlantic, Southern, Indian, and Pacific oceans until it emerges again off the west coasts of North and South America (1). Yet 6 million years ago, ocean circulation patterns were quite different, with gateways through the Central… Expand
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