Tag Archives: Ocean

About That Glacial Melt & Salinity

“Glacial Melt” is reputed to change the salinity and overturning of the north Atlantic ocean; but just how big is the alternative influence of the Gulf Stream? Is it likely that glacial melt is significantly sized in comparison? Continue reading

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SOM AMO PDO Ocean Time Lags And Natural Variability

Various “modes” in ocean oscillation can account for our multi-decadal (and perhaps centuries long as well) climate changes. As the oceans go, so goes the air, the weather, and in the longer term, the climate. Continue reading

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The Ocean, By Other Means – Air Temperatures

How much ocean does it take to hold all the heat in the atmosphere? Not very much… Continue reading

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Ice does not control Ocean Rise, the Mantle does

The depth of the oceans depends on plate tectonics, CO2 not so much. Continue reading

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