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How Ocean Currents Affect Global Climate Better Understood

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The oceans, together with the atmosphere, rebalance heat on the planet. The sun shines on Earth and heats up the tropics more than the poles. Near the poles, the ocean is cold and the water sinks; near the equator, the surface of the ocean is inviting and warm -- and floats on top of the colder deep water. So the question is this: Where does the water that goes down come back up?

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