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    Post  Inanna on Thu Oct 21, 2010 12:28 pm


    Came across this article this morning on a site i've newly discovered ... apparently BILL DEAGLE is somehow involved with interpreting this data ... didn't QUITE catch the precise connection (maybe this is Bill's site?!?). the article is interesting ... but the comments & discussion following it are AS or even MORE interesting imo. Lemme know what YA'LL think (the Gulf of Mexico has a lot of "sentimental value" to me ... so this is a PERSONAL ... not simply an "academic" issue for me.) omg ... sad


    Nanna bobbi

    Sunday, August 29, 2010
    Special Post - Life on this Earth Just Changed
    UPDATE 5 October 2010

    Life On This Earth Just Changed

    Current status of the Gulf Stream ~ link

    RTOFS (Atlantic) Graphic Nowcasts/Forecasts - Latest Surface Horizontal Current ~ link ~ This shows North Brazil Current beginning to loop back into itself. Possible death of entire Thermohaline Circulation System. Updated to latest setting.

    RTOFS (Atlantic) Graphic Nowcasts/Forecasts - Latest Surface Temperature ~ link

    Coldest winter in 1,000 Years on its way ~ link ~ This is the story that Dr. Bill Deagle and I broke almost two months ago. Sorry to say, we were and are correct. The weather patterns are confirming this. Prayer is in order. Stirling


    Life on this Earth Just Changed

    The North Atlantic Current is Gone

    The latest satellite data establishes that the North Atlantic Current (also called the North Atlantic Drift) no longer exists and along with it the Norway Current. These two warm water currents are actually part of the same system that has several names depending on where in the Atlantic Ocean it is. The entire system is a key part of the planet's heat regulatory system; it is what keeps Ireland and the United Kingdom mostly ice free and the Scandinavia countries from being too cold; it is what keeps the entire world from another Ice Age. This Thermohaline Circulation System is now dead in places and dying in others.

    This 'river' of warm water that moves through the Atlantic Ocean is called, in various places, the South Atlantic Current, the North Brazil Current, the Caribbean Current, the Yucatan Current, the Loop Current, the Florida Current, the Gulf Stream, the North Atlantic Current (or North Atlantic Drift) and the Norway Current.

    File:Thermohaline Circulation 2.png
    The thermohaline circulation is sometimes called the ocean conveyor belt, the great ocean conveyor, or the global conveyor belt.

    It is a university level physics experiment to use a tub of cool water and inject a colored stream of warm water into it. You can see the boundary layers of the warm water stream. If you add oil to the tub it breaks down the boundary layers of the warm water stream and effectively destroys the current vorticity . This is what is happening in the Gulf of Mexico and in the Atlantic Ocean.

    The entire 'river of warm water' that flows from the Caribbean to the edges of Western Europe is dying due to the Corexit that the Obama Administration allowed BP to use to hide the scale of the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster. The approximately two million gallons of Corexit, plus several million gallons of other dispersants, have caused the over two hundred million gallons of crude oil, that has gushed for months from the BP wellhead and nearby sites, to mostly sink to the bottom of the ocean. This has helped to effectively hide much of the oil, with the hopes that BP can seriously reduce the mandated federal fines from the oil disaster. However, there is no current way to effectively 'clean up' the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, which is about half covered in crude oil. Additionally, the oil has flowed up the East Coast of America and into the North Atlantic Ocean, and there is no way to effectively clean up this 'sea bottom oil'. It is likely, based on numerous reports, that the oil is still flowing in massive amounts from multiple places on the seabed floor. This effectively means, that even if we had the technology in place to somehow clean up the free flowing thick crude oil deep in the ocean, it would likely not be enough to reverse the damage to the Thermohaline Circulation System in the Atlantic Ocean.

    Dr. Deagle: The evidence has come in from ROV video and other experts such as Matt Simmons, BK Lim, and Lindsay Williams and my own anonymous whistleblowers from inside the closed circle of Cameron Ironworks, Tranocean Marine , Oceaneering International. My source provided very solid info re the ROV analysis by Oceaneering engineers that the BOP Blow Out Preventer was 'modified' and never had hydraulics to close the BOP. BP knew that the field had dangerous high levels of methane, hydrogen sulphide, and pressures exceeded any valve technology as the current state of the art. The seeps continue along a fractured fault line from the Macondo well site where evidence presented by BK Lim that the only well of three that reached the abiotic batholith ocean of oil and gas was never capped or stopped and has continued to leak along the ocean floor and inject oil and gas and tar into the rock strata.

    Dr Gianluigi Zangari PhD from the Frascati Institute is a Theoretical Physicist, who has worked for years with a collaborative network of scientists monitoring the Gulf of Mexico Loop Current and its contribution to the Thermohaline Current System that makes the Gulf Stream that becomes the North Atlantic Drift Current and subcurrents. After receiving a contact from a naval scientist via a regular guest on the NutriMedical Report national radio show, on Genesis Network, John Moore sent Dr. Deagle the info on Dr Zangari's work. Dr. Deagle contacted him by SKYPE and and within minutes was conversing by SKYPE to Italy with Dr Zangari re his serious analysis with data from six satellites of the May to June 12th 2010 dissolution of the Loop Current. Over the next few weeks to July 28th, with numerous interviews on The NutriMedical Report and LiveStream.com/TheNutriMedicalReportShow updates, final proof was provided that the Gulf Stream had been stopped cold at the 47th longitudinal parallel with a 10 degree Celsius ocean temperature drop, and loss of velocity and energy, so that the Gulf Stream was only able to be measured by satellite to less than one-third the way across the Atlantic ocean. As Dr Zangari stated, this is not the butterfly effect but the 'elephant effect', and with the amount of oil released, the natural system linked as the pacemaker to world climate for millions of years, this was now gone, replaced by an artificial system with a Gulf of Mexico by late July seven degrees Celsius above normals, and totally disconnected Loop Current from the Florida current that becomes the Gulf Stream. In his reported on June 12th 2010 in a journal article, the CCAR Colorado data agreed with the NOAA and US Naval Satellites data. This live satellite data map later altered on the CCAR servers, and he emailed that this was "to falsify" and he could not explain this fact logically. He returned to NOAA and US Naval data on the same and later dates and stated by early August that the CCAR data was no longer reliable and his conclusions was not changed in quality or quantity of the serious consequences. His conclusion that 'glaciation' at an unknown pace was inevitable from this disaster.

    Almost a month ago, we broke the story that the Loop Current in the Gulf of Mexico had effectively died. We quoted Dr. Gianluizi Zangari, who first discovered the damage to the Thermohaline Circulation System:

    "As displayed by both by the sea surface maps and the sea surface height maps, the Loop Current broke down for the first time around May 18th and generated a clock wise eddy, which is still active. As of today the situation has deteriorated up to the point in which the eddy has detached itself completely from the main stream therefore destroying completely the Loop Current. .."
    "It is reasonable to foresee the threat that the breaking of [such] a crucial warm stream as the Loop Current may generate a chain reaction of unpredictable critical phenomena and instabilities due to strong non-linearities which may have serious consequences on the dynamics of the Gulf Stream thermoregulation activity of the Global Climate." —Dr. Gianluigi Zangari,

    The massive amount of crude oil, ever expanding in volume and covering such an enormous area, has seriously affected the entire thermoregulation system of the planet, by breaking up the boundary layers of the warm water flow. The Loop Current in the Gulf of Mexico ceased to exist a month ago, the latest satellite data clearly shows that the North Atlantic Current is now GONE and the Gulf Stream begins to break apart approximately 250 miles from the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The Thermohaline Circulatory System, where the warm water current flows through a much cooler, much larger, ocean, effects the upper atmosphere above the current as much as seven miles high. The lack of this normal effect in the eastern North Atlantic has disrupted the normal flow of the atmospheric Jet Stream this summer, causing unheard of high temperatures in Moscow (104F) and drought, and flooding in Central Europe, with high temperatures in much of Asia and massive flooding in China, Pakistan, and elsewhere in Asia.

    A Normal Gulf Stream taken from 5September2004.

    Figure 1. Gulf Stream velocities one week ago: Sunday 22 August 2010

    Figure 2. Gulf Stream velocities two weeks ago: Sunday 15 August 2010

    Figure 3. Gulf Stream velocities three weeks ago: Sunday 8 August 2010

    Figure 4. Gulf Stream velocities four weeks ago: Sunday 1 August 2010
    Older data charts:

    Figure 1. Gulf Stream velocities one week ago: Wednesday 18 August 2010

    Figure 2. Gulf Stream velocities two weeks ago: Wednesday 11 August 2010

    Figure 3. Gulf Stream velocities three weeks ago: Wednesday 4 August 2010

    Figure 4. Gulf Stream velocities four weeks ago: Wednesday 28 July 2010

    The most current data continues to show a dying of the entire Thermohaline Circulation System in the Atlantic Ocean. This is indicative of the fact that the dispersants have caused the oil to remain in place below the surface, and according to most reports remain in almost full amounts (up to 80%) long after the BP Oil Disaster began. Since there is no current way to remove this massive amount of free flowing oil below the sea at depths up to one mile deep, it is apt to continue to effect any natural recovery of the Thermohaline Circulation System.

    So what does this mean? Violent mixing of the seasons, crop failures, and increased drought and floods in diverse places is now daily news since the April 20th 2010 BP Oil Volcano. They have killed the pacemaker of world climate in the worlds of Dr Zangari PhD. Dr Mike Coffman PhD geologist resource climatologist, and Dr Tim Ball PhD climatologist have confirmed that if this data is correct, that an ice age and massive climate shift with famine is now imminent. We are now seeing Russia stop all delivery of wheat crops on prior contracts, and most sources of staple food crops moving worldwide in a crisis of famine. The Gulf Stream and related currents are effectively DEAD. This should enrage the public and bring forth scientists to challenge and support the data and analysis, for the consequences to the civilization of mankind and ecological collapse have global consequence producing famine, death and massive population migration away from zones of advancing ice age and regions unfit for human habitation. Let us get the facts and call the corporate and government to task on these issues now or face worldwide catechisms of biblical proportions. We shall continue to report with new scientific experts on this most important disaster.

    The 'process' of entering a new Ice Age could begin coming upon us in full force (rather like in the movie "The Day After Tomorrow") at any time, or it could take three to five year to fully play out with early glaciation beginning in North America and Europe and Asia this winter (both models have existed in the beginnings of different Ice Ages in Earth's past).

    Current sea surface temperature satellite data show pre-Ice Age cooling continuing - image ~

    A new Ice Age, could kill 2/3 of the human race in the first year in a rapid onset; a slower onset would likely kill close to this number but simply take a handful of years.! Thank you BP; thank you President Obama, the lies and the dispersants were just great. Now if you could just direct all that hot air to the right places maybe we can avoid a icy hell in our near future.

    UPDATE 2September2010: Europe is going into an early winter ~ link ~ with snowfall in the Alps coming a month early ~ link ~ half a meter of snow in late August in Norway ~ link ~ early snow in Russia ~ link ~ Additionally, sea ice in the Antarctic is at near record levels ~ link ~ and coldest August in South Australia in 35 years ~ link ~ This is indicative of a major climatic change to the entire planet and is to be expected from the dying Thermohaline Circulation System in the Atlantic Ocean.

    Dr Bill Deagle MD AAEM
    The NutriMedical Report Show on Genesis Network

    Rt. Hon. The Earl of Stirling
    news blog EUROPE

    Dr. Bill Deagle is a environmental physician with a background in marine oceanography and host of the NutriMedical Report international radio talk show. Lord Stirling has been a consultant to a number of high-technology firms and is host of EUROPE a popular news site.

    The Gulf Steam ~ link ~ The Gulf Stream is bigger than the combined flow of the Mississippi, the Nile, the Congo, the Amazon, the Volga, the Yangtze and many other major rivers of the world. The best technical estimate is that one hundred thousand million tons of warm salt water flow between Florida and the Bahamas every hour. At 235 gallons per ton, we have 235 x 1010 gallons per hour flowing between two and five miles per hour northward. This flow has been estimated to be about twenty times greater than all the fresh water in the world flowing into the oceans of the world from rain, rivers, and melting ice.
    This great mass of flowing water, or energy, has no beginning or ending, for its waters flow continuously northward along our east coast then east across the North Atlantic to the coasts of Europe and the United Kingdom, where it turns south and flows along western Europe and Africa, before again turning westward across the South Atlantic to the Caribbean basin. Lake any large river, it has tributaries, counter currents and eddies.
    This entire circulation is not called the Gulf Stream; only the portion that flows northward beginning in the Caribbean Islands and flows to the mid-Atlantic at the latitude of the North Sea is so named. There are many other names for the other segments.
    How is it possible to have such a continuous source of energy that moves the estimated one hundred thousand million tons of water (100,000,000,000 [1010]) past Miami at the rate of two to five miles per hour? This is perhaps the greatest simple source of power in the world.
    Simply explained, the earth rotates counter-clockwise, and the combination of the rotation and the viscous fluids, air and water, produces a pumping action that pushes the water of the South Atlantic westward. The atmosphere, resisting the world's rotation, produces what we call Trade Winds. Because the earth is spinning faster than the surrounding mantle of air, on the surface of the earth the winds blow from the east. Thus, the great expanse of water in the South Atlantic is pushed westward by both the earth's rotation and the less viscous air, until it is thrust against the land masses of Central and South America, and is forced to split into two streams--the Brazil Current, flowing south, and the Gulf Stream, flowing north, the Gulf Stream being greater of the two.
    The volume of water returning from Europe and Africa has been calculated to be substantially less than the volume of water of the Gulf Stream between Miami and the Bahamas. Some of this increased volume is attributed to the funnel, or venture, effect, caused by the narrowing of the Gulf Stream between Miami, Bimini and Cat Cay, which increases the Gulf Stream's velocity and drags additional volumes of water along.
    There are many doubts about who actually discovered the Gulf Stream. Credit is often given to Anto de Alaminos, the pilot for Ponce de Leon, who sailed to Florida in 1513. Benjamin Franklin has received credit for recognizing, publicizing and naming the current the Gulf Stream in 1770 (see exhibit #23). Walden Hoxton in 1735, however, had already charted and named the Stream, though his work was not published until a later date. Perhaps the discovery and naming of the Gulf Stream is a moot question, but to cartography it becomes important in tracing history, particularly in the Age of Exploration and Discovery of the New World.
    From the available records, the title "Gulf Stream" was first used to identify the flowing waters off the southeast coast of Florida in 1768 or 1769 by William Gerand De Brahm, while in the employ of the British Government. In 1771, he requested the opportunity to publish a description of the waters of eastern Florida for the benefit of all ships sailing in these dangerous waters. Permission was granted and his work appeared in 1772. This publication, "The Atlantic Pilot," together with its charts, described the "Gulf Stream" and its flows and eddies. His information was derived from the data he had collected as the Surveyor General of the new colony of East Florida, and as Surveyor General of the newly created Southern District. Since he began to work in St. Augustine, Florida, in January of 1765, the assumption is that his material for the "Atlantic Pilot" was collected between this date and his request for publication in 1771. His research predated Franklin's, though he is not generally considered to have "discovered" the Gulf Stream. (See exhibit #21)
    By the middle of the 18th Century, American ships sailing from England to America were completing the voyage as much as two weeks ahead of British Admiralty vessels making the same voyage, and England wanted to know why.
    In 1786, Benjamin Franklin, who was then Postmaster General of the North American Colonies, was summoned to England to give a possible explanation. A cousin of Franklin's, a sea captain named Folger, accompanied him. Folger had had much experience sailing the American coastline for fish and whales. Testifying before the Admiralty, he described, by sketching, the flow of water along the coast and the effect this had on shipping. The British Admiralty dismissed his information as of little account, and continued to follow their own, established routes. The rejection of this information may have had a major influence on America's defeat of England during the Revolutionary War, because the information described by Captain Folger gave the American fleet an advantage. Benjamin Franklin published a map in 1770 showing the Gulf Stream. De Brahm's work and maps were published in 1772, although his research was done prior to 1770. Although their objectives were different, both reached substantially the same conclusion about the Gulf Stream.
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    Posted by Lord Stirling at 6:36 PM
    Labels: BP Climate Change, BP Oil Disaster, Death of the North Atlantic Current, Dr. Bill Deagle, Ice Age Coming, Life on this Earth Just Changed, The North Atlantic Current is Gone

    Anonymous said...

    if oil and methane are both flamable why couldnt somebody track where the oil is and burn it of course alot of it including the methane to take the oil and meathane out of the equation therefore normalizing the gulf stream, futhermore other scientist say even before the qulf spill that global warming was a hoax , talking about sun spots ,and global cooling way before this gulf spill, if ice age 2 is a cycle this was going to happen eather way ,google ice age, or global cooling
    August 30, 2010 1:07 AM
    tomas said...

    why are there no post ever on your page when people around the world see your site even the accademic people you quote should be leaving somthing, any thing, u take the time to do so many indepth around the world current events but i see no post from accademic scollars nor from normals like me leaving my e mail address, write me , if we are still here , also u write alot of end of days matterial , great how about turning that great insite on how the normals can mabe survive this ice age where it will hit , give us a hit we are not millionairs do we just break out the cold weather gear or do we google how escamos live, thanks alot
    August 30, 2010 1:25 AM
    Anonymous said...

    What will this achieve? It would be interesting to see what the assumed consequences would be. Sudden " ice age" or in " 3-5 years" is a bit vague. Maybe the simple fact is something is going to happen but the outcome is very much in flux right now?

    Also, i would like you to consider weather weapons being used in certain areas, not nature doing it's thing.

    The climate panel review will present it's report in New york today. It's time to bring this issue of "currents" up but with a lot more facts to back it up then what i have seen so far.
    August 30, 2010 9:27 AM
    Anonymous said...

    EXCLUSIVE: Tests find sickened family has 50.3 ppm of Corexit’s 2-butoxyethanol in swimming pool — JUST ONE HOUR NORTH OF TAMPA (lab report included)

    I wish this was a theory. Unfortunately, lab results are included in the source material. The part that REALLY sickens me, literally AND figuratively, is that it came in from either the wind or the rain, quite likely both.

    August 30, 2010 1:29 PM
    Anonymous said...

    if this knowledge of the importance of the Gulf Stream has been in existence for hundreds of years, why would any nation have rights over the Gulf of Mexico over other countries? If the entire world would be effected by an "unbalance" in the Gulf of Mexico, it stands to reason that every country should have a say in what happens in the Gulf of Mexico! That being said, why would any decent person/company drill for oil or disturb any natural order of this fragile and important system to the world and humanity? The people/powers/companies responsible for creating this "eco-terrorism" to the earth's environment and to humanity must answer to humanity for their deeds. It is our responsibility to take care of nature, not destroy it.
    September 1, 2010 3:14 PM
    Anonymous said...

    Anonymous on the sickened family and their swimming pool: I understand that Corexit is still being sprayed at night. Could this family and their property, although 50 miles from the Gulf of Mexico,be within the nightime spraying of Corexit in the Gulf of Mexico region?
    September 1, 2010 3:18 PM
    slim2none said...

    I do appreciate Stirling's research and have been following this matter closely since his first posting on the Loop Current failing. Efforts to 'spread the word' and get more, better brains to work jointly on analysis have met with little interest. Perhaps this is a subject just too horrible to contemplate, even for seasoned conspiracy theorists.

    Time will tell us (eventually) if the dire conclusions reached from analysis of charts, etc. is correct - but only from our own observations and putting it together, as the 'authorities' have every reason to hide this (staving off rope and pitchfork time). Not sure why others, less vested in keeping a lid on this, are not at least testing the waters (ugh, bad pun) of discussion.

    September 2, 2010 9:51 AM
    Josh Ellis said...

    firstly anonymous.. no legitimate scientist has ever once claimed that human caused global warming did not exist... only industry lobbyists with trumped up credentials have made any claim as such.. secondly... there is a far greater consequence to a loss of the gulf stream than the early onset of an ice age, which is not likely, and would really be the best possible outcome... the far greater danger comes from the ocean losing its ability to breath... if the gulf stream shuts down, the ocean stagnates.. like when someone accidentally unplugs the pump in your fish tank... effectively the whole of the worlds oceans become one continuous dead-zone.. where life as we know it cannot exist... the fish die, the plants die, and Anaerobic Sulfur Producing Bacteria begin to fill there place... then out of our ocean comes clouds of noxious gas, instead of the life sustaining oxygen now produced by the delicate balance of phytoplankton and other photosynthetic organisms... .. loss of ocean mixing does not mean ice age, it means much worse.. think mass Permian extinction.. loss of majority of species on earth.. no air to breath.. a stagnant sea... if anything is coming, thats it folks
    September 2, 2010 4:15 PM
    1Buddhist said...

    I'm new to the on-line discussion on climate change, however, I have seen Day after Tomorrow, 2012 , 2010 etc. I have also seen the climate change drasticaly in many places I'lve lived around the globe. I have quietly suspected that the oil spill would bring unidentified trouble. In the last several weeks, here in the mid-=west, we have seen temperatures range from the mid 50's to high 90's. Today, September 3, the temperature is in the mid-50 and it's been raining ( Seattle rain) for several months now. Unfortunately, I suspect, along with others, that if there is something to be done to alter the day of doom, we have eliminated that opportunity by establishing and maintaining a culture of disrepect and dis-honor for all on the planet including the planet itself. Contemplating domsday is difficult, however, I offer that we all step back, remember that we are of and from the Universe, and we are not afarid of the affects of the oil spill even if it means doomsday. Humans have occupied this earth for a short time, and maybe the time has come for us to go. If so, let us go in peace, stop blaiming Obama or BP or the Russians, or the Chinese, the Muslims, the Jews, the immigrants, the Catholics, the Mormans, the Black, Brown and Red humans, et.al. As we have been brave enough to bring bad karma to the human condition, now, let us be brave enough to face the consequences we brought forth with a peaceful thought for all. Maybe it's possible that some positive karma will adjust the gulf flow? But, warning Will Robinson, if we have missed the bullet today, it will return tomorrow if we return to our old ways.
    September 3, 2010 1:41 PM
    Brian said...

    Where can the satellite images be accessed online?
    September 3, 2010 5:00 PM
    1Buddhist said...

    I'm new to the on-line discussion on climate change, however, I have seen Day after Tomorrow, 2012 , 2010 etc. I have also seen the climate change drasticaly in many places I'lve lived around the globe. I have quietly suspected that the oil spill would bring unidentified trouble. In the last several weeks, here in the mid-=west, we have seen temperatures range from the mid 50's to high 90's. Today, September 3, the temperature is in the mid-50 and it's been raining ( Seattle rain) for several months now. Unfortunately, I suspect, along with others, that if there is something to be done to alter the day of doom, we have eliminated that opportunity by establishing and maintaining a culture of disrepect and dis-honor for all on the planet including the planet itself. Contemplating domsday is difficult, however, I offer that we all step back, remember that we are of and from the Universe, and we are not afarid of the affects of the oil spill even if it means doomsday. Humans have occupied this earth for a short time, and maybe the time has come for us to go. If so, let us go in peace, stop blaiming Obama or BP or the Russians, or the Chinese, the Muslims, the Jews, the immigrants, the Catholics, the Mormans, the Black, Brown and Red humans, et.al. As we have been brave enough to bring bad karma to the human condition, now, let us be brave enough to face the consequences we brought forth with a peaceful thought for all. Maybe it's possible that some positive karma will adjust the gulf flow? But, warning Will Robinson, if we have missed the bullet today, it will return tomorrow if we return to our old ways.
    September 3, 2010 7:18 PM
    Anonymous said...

    satellite images of gulf stream

    September 4, 2010 2:22 PM
    Armageddon Thru To You said...

    Thoroughly study (not just read) the bible and bible prophecy and it will all make sense.
    September 4, 2010 8:12 PM
    Anonymous said...

    John Moore

    1/12 Global Warming - What the Government isn't telling you.

    September 5, 2010 1:11 AM
    Plaguepuppy said...


    The best source I have found for the DEOS images is here:
    September 5, 2010 2:08 PM
    Anonymous said...

    Was Matt Simmons killed to keep this quiet?
    September 5, 2010 4:34 PM
    Anonymous said...


    Go to FLoridaOilSpillLaw.com
    and above the picture of the woman there are links. The far right box links to real time loop current forecasts.

    Some of this "breakage" of the loop current happens periodically so don't get too worried yet. However, I've been watching Eddy Franklin since June and indeed he does not seem to have an inclination to reconnect to the Gulf Stream. Stay close to God and we'll just have to wait and see how this plays out. IMHO, the breakage of the Loop Current into an eddy was an act of God in that it has minimized the damage up the east coast.
    September 5, 2010 9:26 PM
    Ian said...

    Were all gonna die.Woo
    September 7, 2010 5:33 AM
    Anonymous said...


    A) "Academics" don't have time to check this site, nor is it advertised to them.

    B) Anyone can misinterpret current maps. That one guy who misinterprets them gets attention while the papers that sit at arXiv get little to no attention says a lot more about what most people use teh Intartubes for.
    September 7, 2010 7:39 AM
    Anonymous said...

    Anyone remember BP saying Corexit was no more hazardous than dish soap?
    September 7, 2010 9:28 AM
    Theoferrum said...

    You know the magnetic field of the earth my greatly effect, or be affected by, this oil spill.

    On this guy's website, the weakest point in the Earth's Magnetic Field just happens to be located right in the Gulf of Mexico :


    I wonder if the Oil Spill was an 'attempt' by the Powers that Be to prevent a Pole Shift...
    September 7, 2010 11:10 AM
    Anonymous said...

    @ 1Buddhist. Your words of wisdom left me with tears. I've never thought of it that way....perhaps we will reverse our Karma if we now act gracefully towards one another. Stop pointing fingers, look within at our own responsibility and accept with humility. Beautiful post, 1Buddhist. om namah shivya ;-D
    September 7, 2010 4:01 PM
    Anonymous said...

    this is jaw dropping... I do not even know what to feel... I knew the oil was on teh bottom murdering the whole food chain... but this...
    Billions of thanks for honest!
    September 7, 2010 8:57 PM
    Anonymous said...

    The time for blame is over. The time for responsibility began many years ago and is almost over too. Karma ends when responsibility begins. Blame extends the life of Karma. We are in an era mandating the necessity for responsibility and we don’t seem to know the difference between blame and accountability. Therefore, we have collectively fallen FAR too short of the goal. Thus, the consequences of unbridled growth and greed shall be experienced by all.

    The absence of responsibility leads to the absence of respect. And, the absence of respect IS the presence of shame. We are suffering from the cumulative effects of a massive amount of shame. I don't see anything changing enough in time to make any difference in the outcome that we will all experience.

    There were many ways to create unity consciousness on this planet. We have unconsciously moved ourselves into the most undesirable expression of unity. Tragically, and sadly, we will unite in deep sadness and pain at the horrific loss of so much life on this planet. Those of us left to grieve will have the collective grief of all of humanity on our shoulders to process. Sadly, I foresee no other way.
    September 7, 2010 9:53 PM
    Anonymous said...

    Why is the normal picture of the gulf currents from 2004? That gives over 5 years that the changes in the current could have been degrading prior to the BP explosion. What is strange is that I think I remember the article saying that the Antartic ice is thicker than it has been for some time and only this week on the news in the UK they were expressing their concern over how quickly some of the ice down there is melting. But if the oil is bringing down the temperatures, do we now have to increase CO2 production to compensate?
    September 8, 2010 4:30 PM
    Anonymous said...

    "...in the worlds of Dr Zangari PhD..." i am assuming the writer meant "in the words of", and "catechism" should have been "cataclysm".

    or, to avoid the fray, only thyme will telephone.
    September 9, 2010 5:33 PM
    Anonymous said...

    Considering the Mayan calendar posited this time frame we are in as "the End Times", ergo not the end of life on Earth but rather, "the end of not remembering who we are", do you think perhaps we might wake up NOW? Quick-like? Here is our long-awaited, gifted opportunity. We are, after all, spiritual beings having a temporary experience in a material body; once we remember that, we can, and will lay claim to our unlimited power. From there it is entirely possible to create by CONSCIOUSLY manipulating energy. Humans already DO manipulate energy, but unconsciously)and this disaster i s a prime example. It isn't about BP or anyone else we feel like pointing fingers at, it's about you and me, Babe.
    Sooooo....are we up yet for establishing the kind of world we DO WANT? Did I hear a resounding YES? Then we get busy on that rather than pretending we're victims, wringing our hands in the despair that energetically then materially merely creates more of the same old same old. Think: Quantum physics.
    Onward and upward. ~ All Is One.
    September 10, 2010 1:21 PM
    ellie said...

    We are all one yessssss!
    I am in full agreement that as a collective we need to start visioning a world that we do want and not focus on the negative. The Universal laws teach us that we can create whatever we want if it comes from the heart. Let us open up our hearts and begin to heal ourselves so that we can consciously heal the earth and ourselves.
    Peace,joy and love! Bring it on!
    blessings to all!
    September 11, 2010 8:39 AM
    Anonymous said...

    The oilspill in The Mexican gulf, is a worlddisater, and ought to be handle as one, and therefore taking care of by the worldsociety. The BP and the USA, are obviously not able to take care of it, but just makes it worse.
    September 11, 2010 11:27 AM
    Anonymous said...

    Just tell me...do I need to relocate now to Fiji..where I have two properties...just need to know my migration route. Email me at kauni22@yahoo.com. I am half Norsk and was learning Norsk to immigrate to south of Oslo...but that is now changed...
    September 11, 2010 11:32 PM
    jamie said...

    It would be nice, in all the responses, pontificating, nay-saying and panic mongering, whether there are elements of truth to the 'consequences' of this man-made disasater or not, that people could pay attention to their SPELLING. What a bunch of illiterates!
    September 12, 2010 6:28 PM
    Anonymous said...

    Kinda interesting blog. The idea is to bring attention to people to find for themselves more info. This could or not become a major eco-weather disaster, the point is to keep getting more objective info. A request: it would be useful to see how the gulf stream current/A. conveyor was before BP oil spill. We need to see/monitor current in comparison with same month years before or normal current season to actual disrupted current. Where could we monitor that?
    September 15, 2010 8:59 AM
    Manu Sharma said...

    Early snowfall is also being reported here in India. See:

    Snowfall in Garhwal Himalayas nearly a month ahead of schedule
    September 18, 2010 12:58 AM
    Anonymous said...

    since this disaster, our state has suffered not only intensed heating but extremely poor air quality. Of course they won't tell us what's in the air to make it poor for breathing. It seemed 10 to 15 minutes you would hear an ambulance siren. One week was so bad, I could hear the sirens all day and night. The obit's was just crammed full to over flowing every day. This is a first for me.

    Next is the extremely bizzar erratic weather patterns. More so than in previous years. We rarely have multiple twisters. But we do now. They have become all too common. And we are not even located in the midwest either. I have seen the archived hurricane path maps. But looking at the present patterns something is pushing the hurricanes around like a spinning top on a tiltable table. I believe the entire gulf region is generating some kind of air shield dome above it, and hurricanes simply flow around it.

    Has the current died? I don't know. If you interrupt the flow will it effect the entire Atlantic ocean basin as well as the weather above it. Of course it would. Just keep an open eye out for massive fish kills over in Europe and Africa. That will be a sure sign.
    sincerely, MrPanetela
    September 19, 2010 10:57 PM
    aterilli said...

    Dearest Ellie,
    I am amazed that you really believe that "we can create whatever we want as long as it comes from the heart" seriously? If I decided in my heart that I wanted to create a watch out of nothing - just my heart thinking it into being, or money or any other "thing" do you really believe that "poof" it would happen? You cannot nor ever will be able to make something from nothing, no matter how much your heart desires it. Where does this thinking come from? I am curious. I don't mean to offend you, I genuinely want to know where this "Universal law" thinking comes from.
    September 20, 2010 12:39 PM
    Anonymous said...

    Those who choose to dismiss the evidence without evaluating it first are not worthy of survival. Evaluate, check and double check, and then contribute to saving the world. If we really care about humanity, then we ought to heed this serious warning from The Merciful and warn people now not when it is too late.
    There will be 31 events that will occur soon
    the following latitudes are the location of each of the 31 events:

    13˚ 16˚ 18˚ 21˚ 23˚ 25˚ 28˚ 30˚ 32˚ 34˚ 36˚ 38˚ 40˚ 42˚ 45˚ 47˚ 49˚ 51˚ 53˚ 55˚ 57˚ 59˚ 61˚ 63˚ 65˚ 67˚ 69˚ 71˚ 73˚ 75˚ 77˚
    September 20, 2010 2:08 PM
    Anonymous said...

    check out iceagenow.com
    whether the spill did anything or not,
    change is constant for nature &
    planet earth. not much one can do about it but to remember yr current breath is the only breath that matters. also, our solar system is
    entering a very highly charged particle belt as we are going into the center of our milky way. go do yr own research science wise & try to piece all the parts together. expect change.
    September 20, 2010 2:10 PM
    Anonymous said...

    I'm with everyone else who believes that serious crimes have been committed against our environment - and covered up - in regards to the gulf oil spill/release.

    But I'm not ready to buy into Corexit as the cause of a new ice age. In reference to the example given in this post, with colored warm water in a tub when oil is added, I didn't see any reference to scale. if we're going to talk physics and not include a scale reference, we could just as easily be talking hocus pocus and fairy tales.

    Here's why: The number of gallons of Corexit and other dispersants is somewhere in the neighborhood of 4 million gallons. In terms of volume that may sound like a lot, but when you contrast it with the 660 quadrillion gallons of water that comprise the Gulf of Mexico, you're now talking about one part of Corexit per 165 TRILLION parts of water. In raw numbers, that's 1:165,000,000,000.

    To give you an idea, if you conducted a university experiment as described in the article using a 500 gallon tub of water, you would need to add 1/87,177 ml (yes - of one milliliter) of Corexit to the tub to simulate its effects in the Gulf of Mexico. Does anyone reading this think you would see any impact?

    And remember, 1:165,000,000,000 is the ratio in the gulf. That ratio increases exponentially once you move out to the Atlantic Ocean.

    So, while the impact of the oil spill and use of Corexit in the gulf is certainly criminal and an abomination against our environment, I wasn't born yesterday. When you look at the actual numbers (i.e. when you look at reality) in terms of overall scale, the amount of Corexit that has been dispersed is practically immeasurable, for all intents and purposes. If applied physics has any value, there is virtually no percentage of chance that the mismanagement of Corexit in the gulf can have an impact on global temperature.

    Another way to look at this is the Gulf Stream. When the Gulf Stream passes through the Florida Straits it's moving 7.92 billion gallons of water per SECOND. That means that if the highest possible concentration of Corexit (all 4 million gallons) were to pass through the Gulf Stream in a single second, the Corexit material would comprise 1/1980 of the flow. Is that scale of interruption – the maximum possible level, with a duration of one second –enough to throw the world into an ice age? Really?

    Clearly I haven't debunked fully that possibility, but I hope that I've demonstrated that the university temperature experiment has virtually no value as an example. Using it is like telling the world that they might freeze to death because one sheep farm in Idaho has lost its herd. According to real numbers, Corexit alone wouldn't even create a blip on the measurement of Gulf Stream temperatures - even if all of the Corexit were concentrated into one lump as it moved north into the Atlantic.

    If there truly is a drop in Gulf Stream temperature, someone's going to have to try again if they want to link it to the environmental crimes that occurred as a result of the gulf oil spill. From a physics perspective, it cannot possibly be due to Corexit.
    September 20, 2010 4:24 PM
    Lord Stirling said...

    In response to the most recent post, re: Corexit could not cause the current to die, you have missed what I said. Corexit caused about 80% of the oil to drop below the surface of the ocean. It is the oil that causes the problem directly, and the oil is there in vast amounts.

    September 20, 2010 7:35 PM
    dogismyth said...

    Has this data and theories been confirmed by any other independent scientists?

    I'm respect the work you do, but its very difficult to trust any single person, or group of people from a common organization/funding.

    We need confirmation please. Is it beyond the realm of possibility to get those involved that have disputed the global warming theories?
    September 20, 2010 10:54 PM
    Anonymous said...

    The winter has already hit the UK -- temperatures there are 10 to 15 degrees colder than usual, and frosts are coming even before the trees have lost their leaves. Animals have stripped the urban areas of any available food, and country animals, such as foxes, are beginning to roam into cities to hunt down what they can.
    It is likely that dogs and cats will be the first victimes, snatched and eaten as they are let out to excercise.
    September 21, 2010 2:29 AM
    MeherBabaGoogleHim said...

    Besides the oil spill possibility, the gulf stream has been slowing down due to global warming. As the warm current reaches the north pole it is suppose to freeze and sink however global warming has caused less cooling. Hence slowing the gyres. Melting of glaciers\sea ice has also reduced the salinity (salt content) in the water making it less heavy and less likely to sink.

    Also because the pressure gradient between the north pole and the equator has dropped the gyres have also slowed. The volcano in iceland did not help by releasing huge amount's of carbon.

    Perhaps the oil+despersents were the nail in the coffin? Very hard to say. This article and its data is no way a sure proof. The currents breakup and reverse every now and then naturally.

    "Don’t expect anything to be easy. Life will be full of problems, and the world even more so. In fact, in years to come the world will reach a zenith of anti-God thinking, immorality, lust and greed, because the ending of a vast cycle of cycles is taking place. But after the climax, a new era of brotherly love will be ushered in by God, who knows all that is going on."

    "Chaos and destruction are essential for reconstruction. It is the spiritual law — create and destroy. Create chaos, confusion and misery — then destroy it, so that it may all be built anew. How can an old house be rebuilt unless it is demolished?"

    Both quotes are from Meher Baba. Please check him out!
    September 22, 2010 4:36 PM
    dragonfly said...

    thank you so much for your research and sharing this with the public. it's all quite sad. thank Goddess we have Radiohead to help us through such difficult times. (i would recommend "kid a" and "hail to the thief" in particular.)

    keep up the good work. somebody has to tell us what's really going on!
    September 22, 2010 10:25 PM
    Anonymous said...

    firt picture - like vains in human body.
    Cold side and warm one geez - intresting. grts from Poland
    September 24, 2010 3:26 AM
    Anonymous said...

    Re one of the last comments detailing the situation in the UK, I contacted a relative living there and they replied:

    "I can confirm it is cold here. I do not know if the temperatures are really 10 to 15 degrees colder than usual. This morning it was 10 degrees when I left home. September has up to now had pleasant days and cold days, no heat waves or very hot weather, no frost yet in my area. I cannot speak for other regions within the UK, but although I do not look at the UK weather forecast every day, I have not heard anything about frost anywhere yet. The comment about the foxes is probably related to the fact that a fox entered a house and attacked a baby a few months ago. To be honest I have seen very few foxes in [...] recently and seen very many dead ones on the [a motorway] area, probably related to all the road works around there.
    All in all, I would take the below paragraph statement with a pinch of salt..."

    That's all.
    September 27, 2010 6:45 AM
    Anonymous said...

    The month of September here in Arizona has been unusually hot. One or two weekends ago it was 115 degrees F or so. Usually, it starts going under 105 at the start of September, but 90 to 100 are the highs in the second half of September (during the day). It has been hot for us here.
    October 1, 2010 8:16 AM
    Anonymous said...

    I don't know how reliable this information is in regards to the BP oil spill, but one thing is for sure. The loop current in the GoM is in fact detached from the main current and shows no early signs of reconnecting. More study will have to be done this for sure. For instance, what effects do la ninas and el ninos have on the loop current? Can a disruption of the loop current in fact cause the ocean conveyor belt to slow/shut down? There are way too many unknowns about this recent development. To compare this too "The Day After Tomorrow" is a little alarmist not to mention childish. Remember we are talking about possible climate here as the outcome. Climatology by definition is the study of weather patterns over sizable period of time.

    I am not arguing against abrupt climate change as I believe it CAN happen given the right circumstances, but we need more time and data on this one folks.

    One thing that does worry me, is no one is really talking about this leaving the assumption that the govn't does not want people know what is happening and what could be the results of such an outcome. This will lead to less study on the subject which will create more speculation over the short term.
    October 1, 2010 12:57 PM
    Linda Learner said...

    So glad a friend sent me this link. I've bookmarked it. I was just getting to wondering what's the latest development on the oil fiasco. Can't get any real information through the common media. But this is astouding. Though I could see from the first couple months that this will be a major end-time wound to the planet, this development is truly shocking to me. But it makes all the sense in the world.

    I'm glad you responded to that Elihu who misconstrued your example, having missed the point you were making, as he constructed his own straw man to beat up in the public eye - to exalt himself, little doubt. I was thinking to respond to him(?), when I saw you had.

    At any rate, I thank you deeply for taking the nerve to reveal these things; I'm fairly confident it is a move on the part of the 'new world order'-ists, to radically diminish the world population as quickly as possible. As they play the bumbling fools and bumpkins, no one stands in their way, busy pointing fingers at these pawns in the front row - mere puppets on the strings of their marionettes: Judases who sold their souls for God-knows-what; neither will they enjoy their ill-gotten gains any more than Judas did, when their eyes are opened to what they've really done; and when thy find themselves being ground to mush in the grinder they intended for those who they imagined their inferiors.
    Through such machinations they will hasten in the events of the 13th chapter of Revelation in the Holy Bible, and the 38th and 39th chapters of Ezekiel. Through starvation etc, people will desperately obey the earthly powers that demand implicit obedience (worship) contrary to God's commandments.
    October 1, 2010 3:59 PM
    Brian said...

    Has there been any scientific publications on the gulf stream recently ??

    If so, could someone please post a link.
    October 2, 2010 9:15 AM

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    Post  Allisiam on Thu Oct 21, 2010 6:41 pm

    Frigid 2010 Forecast: How cold will this winter be?

    Gulf of Mexico / North Atlantic Current ... Recent "Discoveries" 4098 Old Man Winter doesn’t want to give up his frigid hold just yet, but his hold will mostly be in the middle of the country.According to the 2010 Farmers’ Almanac, this winter will see more days of shivery conditions: a winter during which temperatures will average below normal for about three-quarters of the nation.A large area of numbingly cold temperatures will predominate from roughly east of the Continental Divide to west of the Appalachians (see map). The coldest temperatures will be over the northern Great Lakes and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. But acting almost like the bread of a sandwich, to this swath of unseasonable cold will be two regions with temperatures that will average closer to normal—theWest Coast and the East Coast.What about snow/rain/ice?Near-normal amounts of precipitation are expected over the eastern third of the country, as well as over the Pacific Northwest and Northern Plains, while drier-than-normal conditions are forecast to occur over the Southwest and the Upper Midwest/Great Lakes.Only the Central and Southern Plains are expected to receive above-average amounts of precipitation.Blizzards? While three-quarters of the country is predicted to see near- or below average precipitation this winter, that doesn’t mean there won’t be any winter storms! On the contrary, significant snowfalls are forecast for parts of every zone. For the Middle Atlantic and Northeast States, for instance, we are predicting a major snowfall in mid-February; possibly even blizzard conditions for New England (indeed, even shovelry is not dead).What about spring and summer? Find out when the first and last snowflakes may fall in your area by ordering a copy of the 2010 Farmers’ Almanac today.Check out how accurate the Farmers’ Almanac winter weather predictions were last year. Get the Farmers’ Almanac’s Canadian Winter Outlook here.

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    Post  Allisiam on Thu Oct 21, 2010 6:45 pm

    2011 Winter Outlook – The Wait is Over!

    by Caleb Weatherbee | Sunday, August 29th, 2010 | From: Weather The suspense is finally over. The 2011 Farmers’ Almanac is on shelves now, and our much-awaited long-range forecast for the coming year is no longer a secret. Last year, the Farmers’ Almanac predicted that February would bring widespread snowfall, including many blizzards. That prediction proved all too accurate, with snow blanketing states as far south as Florida and a beast of a storm – dubbed “Snowmageddon” by President Obama – shutting entire cities down throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.So what’s in store for the coming winter?(The following overview is for the United States. To read our predictions for Canada, click here) .Gulf of Mexico / North Atlantic Current ... Recent "Discoveries" 2011-FA-US-Winter-Map
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    For the coming year, the Farmers’ Almanac predicts that Old Man Winter will exhibit a “split personality.” The eastern third of the country, (New England down to Florida and as far west as the lower Ohio River and Mississippi River Valley), will experience colder-than-normal winter temperatures. Across New England, where relatively balmy temperatures prevailed during the winter of 2009–2010, the upcoming winter will be the equivalent of a cold slap in the face, as we forecast much colder-than-normal temperatures.Meanwhile, for the Western States, milder-than-normal winter temperatures are expected. They will spread from the Pacific Coast inland as far as the Rockies and the western Great Plains. Across the nation’s midsection, near-normal winter temperatures are anticipated.In terms of precipitation, three storm tracks are expected to predominate during this upcoming winter season. One will be across the Gulf Coast and Southeast, delivering copious amounts of precipitation from lower Texas across the South (Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia) into the Mid-Atlantic region. A second storm track will be oriented across southwestern Canada into the Great Lakes, producing a procession of fast-moving “Alberta Clipper” systems that will bring snowier-than-normal conditions to parts of the Northern and Central Plains, and to the Ohio River and Great Lakes region. As these clipper systems move off the Atlantic Coast, colder-than normal conditions will move into much of the East. Disturbances sweeping in from the Pacific are expected to bring above-normal precipitation to parts of the Pacific Northwest.All things considered, when comparisons to last year are made, we believe that for most, it will turn out to be a “kinder and gentler” winter overall.For a more detailed forecast for your region, keep your eye on our long-range forecast , or pick up a copy of the 2011 Farmers’ Almanac , in stores now.

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    Post  Allisiam on Thu Oct 21, 2010 6:56 pm

    Well Nanna, looks like Farmer's is predicting a frigid cold winter for the 2010 winter and a milder one for 2011. This will be interesting to watch and see if they are correct in their predictions. If what Deagle and others are saying is true though, then we should expect to see much colder winters, especially in the northern latitudes for many years ahead and continually getting colder and colder. On a side note, Deagle tends to fear monger quite a bit, so for myself I am cautious about his information. Not playing down the seriousness of the Gulf disaster here, the environmental impact is one we will all have to watch and see how it unfolds. My eyes are tuned and in my heart I believe the Logos could intervene here, interesting times indeed. Thanks for the heads up Gulf of Mexico / North Atlantic Current ... Recent "Discoveries" 547920

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    Post  Allisiam on Thu Oct 21, 2010 7:32 pm

    Doing some more digging on the subject I found this article. Seems like the current has been undergoing a slowing or dramatic changes for some time. So draw your own conclusions here.

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    MYSTERIES OF THE OCEAN - What is happening in the North Atlantic? Published in the scientific journal Nature in November 2005, the announcement by British scientists of oceanographic calculations indicating that the North Atlantic Drift had slowed by a dramatic 30% over the past 50 years sent shock waves through the scientific community and beyond. Originating in the Gulf Stream, this very powerful and very specific current is known primarily for its ‘radiator effect’ in exercising a moderating influence on the climate of Western Europe. It is also a key component of oceanic circulation, not only in the Northern Hemisphere but globally.

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    Picture taken from ESA’s ERS satellite showing an area of 100km2 off the coast of South-West Norway, where the warm North Atlantic Drift meets the cold waters from the Arctic. The result is some spectacularly turbulent waters and eddy activity.
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    What exactly is the North Atlantic Drift ? The scientific name given to this current was designed to clarify and express the knowledge acquired of the complex mechanisms of the famous Gulf Stream. First identified back in the 19th century, this huge river of ‘marine heat’ originates in the tropical waters of the Gulf of Mexico from where it travels northwards hugging the US coast before veering off towards the centre of the North Atlantic.

    It is here, just south of Iceland, that a very complex circulation of these masses of still warm waters occurs, following which some of them swing back south, either towards Africa and the Equator or doubling back to their tropical origins in the Gulf of Mexico.

    Oceanic interchange
    However, at this crucial oceanic ‘interchange’ there is also a branch of the Gulf Stream that takes a quite different route and it is this that is known as the North Atlantic Drift, or NAD. This is an extremely powerful marine current that flows along the coast of Europe towards the sub-polar waters off Norway and Greenland.

    Despite the long trip this water mass has taken from the tropics until it pours into the NAD, it nevertheless retains several thousand gigawatts of energy. It is thus this current that acts as ‘Europe’s radiator’ as it moves northwards along its coast. Contrary to what has long been believed, this warming effect alone does not explain the major difference of around 15°C between the winters of Canada’s Eastern seaboard and the relative mildness of the coast of Western Europe, both of which lie at the same latitude. But it is nevertheless estimated to contribute to about one-quarter of the effect, about 4°C.

    As to what subsequently becomes of this northward flowing current, that is a question which has long remained a mystery. The reason it flows north is due to a phenomenon that occurs when the NAD progressively cools as it reaches higher latitudes. As the water temperature falls, so its density rises. At the same time, due to a mechanism linked to the cycle of the freezing and thawing of the Arctic ice sheet, the salinity levels in the sub-polar Atlantic are particularly high, further adding to this ‘densification’ of the water masses.

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    Post  4Rivers on Fri Oct 22, 2010 4:49 am

    The ice age is coming, the sun's zooming in
    Meltdown expected, the wheat is growing thin
    Engines stop running, but I have no fear
    Cause London is drowning and I, live by the river

    London calling to the imitation zone
    Forget it, brother, you can go at it alone
    London calling to the zombies of death
    Quit holding out - and draw another breath
    London calling - and I don't wanna shout
    But while we were talking I saw you *running out
    London calling, see we ain't got no high
    Except for that one with the yellowy eyes

    ... and Tractor Beams