Bottom water formation
Animation ID : AEA_7111
Length : 34 seconds
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Moving from an overview of the Norwegian sea, down into the north Atlantic and demonstrating how cold water falls from the edge of the ice-sheet driving the thermohaline circulation.

Data source: AVHRR, ETOPO2
Credit : Planetary Visions Ltd.
 
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