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University of Utah

The Stratosphere Influences Sea Circulation

Caption: The simplified artist's conception shows how changes in polar vortex winds high in the stratosphere can influence the North Atlantic to cause changes in the global conveyor belt of ocean circulation.

Credit: Thomas Reichler, University of Utah.

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