Individually, research teams often travel long distances every 18 months, to remove and modify sensors from three or four locations east of the Bahamas. Their UK counterparts work similarly on the east coast and along the Atlantic Ridge.
Other groups have established lines to connect the various parts of the Atlantic Ocean to understand how the various components work, how the system connects tightly, and whether a single phase shift is shaken.
Susan Lozier, a marine biologist at the Georgia Institute of Technology, is overseeing the global OSNAP project, which began in 2014. It has ties for Labrador Lake and from southeast southeast Greenland to the coast of Scotland.
The hope of global research was to move to deeper water sources, which in particular led to the waves of the Atlantic Ocean “trying to better understand the mechanisms underlying AMOC transformation;” said Lozier.
So far, the findings of the monitoring program have been that the Atlantic expansion is more volatile than previously believed, he says.
Its power and speed fluctuate greatly from month to month, year after year, and from region to region. Most of the deep water is drowning in the North Atlantic it seems to be happening not in Lake Labrador, as he once believed, but in basins east of Greenland. The legs going north and south work on their own more than they previously thought. Local wind turbines appear to have a stronger effect than expected. And some findings are just confusing.
It is possible that the spread of the Atlantic has slowed. A Rahmstorf study by the Potsdam Institute and others has confirmed that about 15% slowly than in the mid-20s and may be very weak more than 1,000 years. These findings are based on, among other things, on long-term refinement of its behavior using labels such as the warming of the Atlantic Ocean and the growth of crops under the ocean floor, which can reflect changes in deep sea waves.
There is also “strong alliance”In examples where the tide continues to weaken in this century if global warming continues.