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Contact: Jo Bowler
j.bowler@exeter.ac.uk
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University of Exeter

Tracking Inert Chemical Tracer

Caption: The tracer showed almost no vertical mixing in the Pacific but as the water passed over the mountainous ocean floor in the relatively narrow continental gap that forms the Drake Passage it began to mix dramatically.

Credit: British Antarctic Survey

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