thermohaline circulation

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thermohaline circulation:

see oceanocean,
interconnected mass of saltwater covering 70.78% of the surface of the earth, often called the world ocean. It is subdivided into four (or five) major units that are separated from each other in most cases by the continental masses. See also oceanography.
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Concerning Stuart Jordan's article, "The Global Warming Crisis," I heard someone on TV say that there is a thirty-year cycle the ocean conveyer belt goes through which is the primary reason for the recent increase in storms.

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