By now you'll all have read the rc post: decrease in atlantic circulation (see, thats where i got my question mark from) which is about bryden et al in nature rc, of course, has a nice science analysis i just wanted to compare it to the grauniad story: alarm over dramatic weakening of gulf stream. Alarm over dramatic weakening of gulf stream by ian sample, the guardian the powerful ocean current that bathes britain and northern europe in warm waters from the tropics has weakened dramatically in recent years, a consequence of global warming that could trigger more severe winters and cooler summers across the region, scientists warn today. North atlantic drift (gulf stream) the gulf stream is the most important ocean-current system in the northern hemisphere, which stretches from florida to north-western europe. Alarm over dramatic weakening of gulf stream ian sample which drives the gulf stream, delivers the equivalent of 1m power stations-worth of energy to northern.
As an example, the authors say the loss of greenland ice could disrupt the gulf stream ocean current, which would raise sea levels and accumulate heat in the southern ocean, which would in turn. And further, that this has resulted in a dramatic weakening in the vorticity of the gulf stream and north atlantic current, and a reduction in north atlantic water temperatures of 10c. Researchers have spotted dramatic amoc slowdowns of more than 50 percent during the last glaciation some 100,000 to 10,000 years ago, over a period perhaps as short as decades.
Global freezing: an upcoming apprehension for civilization: by the guardian published a december 1 article claiming alarm over dramatic weakening of gulf stream. The gulf stream is a powerful current that forms part of the north atlantic meridional overturning circulation this is a system of currents that are driven by the rising and sinking of water in. A few times a year the british media of all stripes goes into a tizzy of panic when one climate scientist or another states that there is a possibility that the north atlantic ocean circulation, of which the gulf stream is a major part, will slow down in coming years or even stop whether the. Gulf stream and the extension it has on europe is said to be a powerful atlantic current that has its origin in gulf of mexico all the way to africa across the atlantic ocean. Much, however, overturns - cooling and sinking beneath the nordic seas between norway and greenland, before heading south again deep below the surface ¶ i n the past, the slowing of the gulf stream has been intimately linked with dramatic regional cooling.
Pour télécharger et voir les films en streaming gratuitement sur notre site enregistrer vous gratuitement. Alarm over dramatic weakening of gulf stream slowing of current by a third in 12 years could bring more extreme weather temperatures in britain likely to drop by one degree in next decade. The guardian - back to home alarm over dramatic weakening of gulf stream interactive guide to the gulf stream the current, which drives the gulf stream, delivers the equivalent of 1m.
The gulf stream has to be pushed down so that it can work when there is a netto thawing there is no descending saltier water, and therefore the gulf stream water does not get pulled north permalink. Could climate change shut down the gulf stream june 7, 2017 by renee cho, earth institute, columbia university the warm moist air it carried hovered over greenland, causing the record melting. Environment climate change 'this is uncharted territory': key ocean circulation is weakening scientists have sounded the alarm over the strange behaviour of a vital ocean conveyor belt. In a pair of papers would have enhanced the gulf stream transport of warm saline surface water to high northern latitudes, which would have led to increased.
Italian theoretical physicist, dr gianluigi zangari, says the gulf oil spill has caused a dramatic weakening in the the gulf stream and north atlantic current, which could result in dramatic changes in climate. Gulf stream, the name properly applied to the stream current which issues from the gulf of mexico and flows northeastward, following the eastern coast of north america, and separated from it by a narrow strip of cold water (the cold wall), to a point east of the grand banks off newfoundland the gulf stream is a narrow, deep current, and its. Alarm over dramatic weakening of gulf stream the guardian , thursday december 1 2005 the powerful ocean current that bathes britain and northern europe in warm waters from the tropics has weakened dramatically in recent years, a consequence of global warming that could trigger more severe winters and cooler summers across the region, scientists. Global warming and the gulf stream at spectacularly high rates over the warm waters of the gulf stream here the annual average rate of loss exceeds.