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Head, Earth Surfaces and Interior Section In ESTEC
European Space Agency
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Associate Professor In Geodesy and Surveying
Agricultural University Aas, Norway
Delft University of Technology
"We want to have a system to describe the actual ocean currents because they transport heat and influence climate". (Roger Haagmans) Three things stand out here.
1. Oceans influence climate.
2. We still know very little about ocean currents and, consequently, about dynamic heat distribution in oceans.
Hence the ongoing research.
The quote is an excerpt from an article published in NewScientist magazine, April 9 2011, p.7. 3.
The article does not mention how the oceans are heated.
King Abdulaziz University