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thermohaline circulation

thermohaline circulation Vertical circulation induced by the cooling of surface waters in a large water body. This cooling causes convective overturning and consequent mixing of waters. In the oceans thermohaline circulation usually results from the combined effects of variations in temperature and salinity.

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thermohaline circulation

thermohaline circulation Vertical circulation induced by the cooling of surface waters in a large water body. This cooling causes convective overturning and consequent mixing of waters. In the oceans, this circulation usually involves temperature and salinity variations acting together.

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thermohaline circulation

thermohaline circulation: see ocean.

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