Do oceans have any of their own response mechanisms to rising temperatures that scientists can utilize or improve?



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    The ocean does indeed have natural fighting mechanisms to offset global warming effects. One study I did involved the Southern Ocean around Antarctica. Though warm water naturally drifts upward, if there is more warm water, then less new warm water is likely to drift northward. Deep water is always very cold, so when the current moves waters northward, we are only dealing with surface waters. So the ocean does try to have constant temperatures through slower moving currents, which, for the short term at least, will keep ocean temperatures steady.

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