Collapse of the Atlantic Ocean heat transport might lead to hot European summers

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Severe winters combined with heat waves and droughts during summer in Europe. Those were the consequences as the Atlantic Ocean heat transport nearly collapsed 12,000 years ago. The same situation might occur today, according to a new study published in Nature Communications.

Period24 Apr 2018

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  • TitleCollapse of the Atlantic Ocean heat transport might lead to hot European summers
    CountryUnknown
    Date24/04/2018
    DescriptionSevere winters combined with heat waves and droughts during summer in Europe. Those were the consequences as the Atlantic Ocean heat transport nearly collapsed 12,000 years ago. The same situation might occur today.
    URLhttps://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/04/180424112906.htm
    PersonsFredrik Schenk, Minna Väliranta, Barbara Wohlfarth