Intensification and spatial homogenization of coastal upwelling under climate change

  title={Intensification and spatial homogenization of coastal upwelling under climate change},
  author={Daiwei Wang and Tarik C Gouhier and Bruce A Menge and Auroop Ganguly},
The timing and strength of wind-driven coastal upwelling along the eastern margins of major ocean basins regulate the productivity of critical fisheries and marine ecosystems by bringing deep and nutrient-rich waters to the sunlit surface, where photosynthesis can occur. How coastal upwelling regimes might change in a warming climate is therefore a question of vital importance. Although enhanced land–ocean differential heating due to greenhouse warming has been proposed to intensify coastal… CONTINUE READING
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