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Multimedia | Currents Connecting Pacific and Indian Oceans Are Colder and Deeper Than Expected

Scientists at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory have found that currents connecting the Indian and Pacific Oceans are colder and deeper than originally believed. This discovery may one day help climate modelers predict the intensity of the Asian monsoon or El NiƱo with greater accuracy and with more lead-time than is currently possible.