The effect of ‘eddy killing’ in oceans is no longer a matter of approximation. Scientists document a loss equivalent to exploding a Hiroshima nuclear bomb

Scientists at Columbia University have found new evidence from the bottom of a lake in the remote North Atlantic Faroe Islands indicates an unknown band of humans settled there around A.D. 500. They have taken lake sediment samples containing signs that domestic sheep suddenly appeared around 500, well before the Viking occupation 350 years ago. Columbia University is a NYSERNet member. Read more here:

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Satellite data show areas of the oceans where “eddy killing” results in net loss of kinetic energy.

Credit: Courtesy of Hussein Aluie