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North Atlantic Ocean


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  • proper n. The portion of the Atlantic Ocean that lies primarily between North America and the northeast coast of South America to the east, and Europe and the northwest coast of Africa to the west.


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  • The North Atlantic Ocean is a complex mix of currents that twist and wind around each other.

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  • The European island nation in the North Atlantic Ocean is the latest country to suffer during the current global economic crisis.

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  • This melting ice spreads cold, fresh water across the North Atlantic Ocean surface, contributing to a North Atlantic High.

    Paul R. Epstein, M.D., M.P.H.: Why the Wild Winter Weather?

  • The Gist: This article summarizes what we know and what we don’t know about hurricanes and climate change: We know that hurricanes in the North Atlantic Ocean basin have become more powerful during the past few decades, but it isn’t yet clear if that increase is due to climate change.

    David Kroodsma: Weekly Climate Science Roundup

  • In the meantime scientists have observed oil at the surface penetrating into the so-called loop current that can carry it around the Florida Keys and up into the North Atlantic Ocean.

    Bill Chameides: Oil Spill Reduction

  • Location: Caribbean, western one-third of the island of Hispaniola, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, west of the Dominican Republic.


  • The Queen Mary is a haunted ocean liner that sailed the North Atlantic Ocean and is now moored in Long Beach, California.

    2010 March | Scary For Kids

  • The NAO is technically a measurement of the differences in air pressure over the North Atlantic Ocean.

    Capital Weather Gang 2010-11 winter outlook

  • As the North Polar ice melts, it forces cold air into the North Atlantic Ocean, disrupting the Gulf Stream.

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  • Cold, dense waters in these marginal seas sink to great depths (because cold water is denser than warm water), then flow into the North Atlantic Ocean, making it a key location to measure the overturning circulation.

    Bill Chameides: Deep Ocean Revisions Do Not Spell Global Warming Rethink


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