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Tag: Cold 'blob'

  • Friday, October 2nd 2015 - 06:19 UTC

    Cold 'blob' in part of North Atlantic Ocean puzzles scientists

    Located close to Greenland, the Atlantic “blob” started appearing on maps and data software across the world a couple of years ago.

    Over the past few months, scientists have been trying to explain an area of very cold temperatures in a part of the North Atlantic Ocean. In fact, when the rest of the world was recording above average highs in temperature, making the year the hottest to-date, this part of the Atlantic was cold. The area is being called the Atlantic “blob.”