Going in deep

By Rebecca Priestley In Science

14th February, 2013
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When a massive iceberg smashed into the tongue of East Antarctica’s Mertz Glacier in 2010, the 78km-long floating ice chunk snapped off. An international team of scientists, concerned that this event is affecting global ocean circulation, is sailing to the Mertz region on the RV Tangaroa for a closer look The voyage leader, Niwa oceanographer Mike Williams, says global ocean circulation is,

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