Antarctic Convergence

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Antarctic Convergence

[‚ant′ärd·ik kən′vər·jəns]
(oceanography)
The oceanic polar front indicating the boundary between the subantarctic and subtropical waters. Also known as Southern Polar Front.
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The Antarctic Convergence Zone expedition, winner of last year's prestigious Neville Shulman Challenge Award, is being led by Dr Alun Hubbard from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand.
The Antarctic Convergence Zone (where Antarctic cold and mid-latitude warm waters meet and mix) is seen to be a crucial location for such important scientific studies.

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