North Atlantic Ocean


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North Atlantic Ocean

The northern part of the Atlantic Ocean, extending northward from the equator to the Arctic Ocean.
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They happen most frequently over sea near major warm ocean currents, such as the western Pacific Ocean near the Kuroshio Current, or over the north Atlantic Ocean near the Gulf Stream.
Antigua Azores Cape Cod North Atlantic Ocean North Atlantic Ocean Flotilla of private boats is heading from Antigua to join the search Flotilla of private boats is heading from Antigua to join the search Thursday The boat began taking on water 1,000 miles east of Cape Cod Friday Contact with sailors lost.
The researchers tested their approach on data originally taken in 1996 and 1997 in the Labrador Sea, an arm of the North Atlantic Ocean that lies between Greenland and Canada.
In a study published May 14, 2009, in the journal Nature, they showed that much of the southward flow of cold water from the Labrador Sea does not move along the Deep Western Boundary Current, but along previously unknown pathways in the interior of the North Atlantic Ocean.
Heat being stored in the North Atlantic Ocean could eventually be released into the atmosphere, resulting in a dramatic rise in temperature, according to the results of a seven-year survey published in Geophysical Research Letters.
Analyses suggest that as a result of changes in ocean circulation, the present-day climate of the North Atlantic Ocean is significantly warmer and that the Southern Hemisphere is generally cooler than they were before North and South America were joined by the Isthmus of Panama about 3 million years ago.
In 2003, he led a team to complete the first unassisted crossing of the North Atlantic Ocean in an open rigid inflatable boat
The cataclysmic ice age scenario depicted in "The Day After Tomorrow" gets the mechanics of global warming mostly correct, but wildly exaggerates the speed at which it might occur, reveals a Duke University, Durham, oceanographer who studies North Atlantic Ocean currents.
THE owner of an island off the North Wales coast is celebrating after crossing the north Atlantic ocean in a small open- topped inflatable boat.
COLLEGE lecturer Peter Bray is just hours away from becoming the first man ever to paddle across the north Atlantic Ocean single-handedly.
On April 14, the ship struck an iceberg and sank to its watery grave 3,785 meters (2.4 miles) below the icy North Atlantic Ocean, killing 1,502 passengers.
Within the framework of the International Year of the Salmon, from the autumn of 2018 to the end of 2019, a set of measures based on the proposals of the North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (NPAFC) and the Salmon Conservation Organization in the North Atlantic Ocean (NASCO) are planned.

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