Going with the flow: the role of ocean circulation in global marine ecosystems under a changing climate

  title={Going with the flow: the role of ocean circulation in global marine ecosystems under a changing climate},
  author={Simon van Gennip and Ekaterina Popova and Andrew Yool and Gretta T. Pecl and Alistair J. Hobday and Cascade J. B. Sorte},
  journal={Global Change Biology},
Ocean warming, acidification, deoxygenation and reduced productivity are widely considered to be the major stressors to ocean ecosystems induced by emissions of CO2. However, an overlooked stressor is the change in ocean circulation in response to climate change. Strong changes in the intensity and position of the western boundary currents have already been observed, and the consequences of such changes for ecosystems are beginning to emerge. In this study, we address climatically induced… 
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