ABW

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ABWAruba
ABWAgencja Bezpieczeñstwa Wewnêtrznego (Polish: Internal Security Agency)
ABWAir Base Wing
ABWAir Base Wing (USAF squadron type)
ABWActual Body Weight
ABWActivity Based Working
ABWAlcohol By Weight
ABWA Better Way
ABWAfrican Blackwood
ABWAuto Body Works (auto repair workshop)
ABWAngry Black Woman
ABWAdvanced Business Ware (France)
ABWAntarctic Bottom Water
ABWAvailable Bandwidth
ABWAgresso Business World (software)
ABWAbandonware (outdated computer software)
ABWArizona Bike Week (motorcycles)
ABWAlready Been Worn (clothing)
ABWABestWeb (marketing forum website)
ABWAustralian Business Week (Australia)
ABWAutomatic Bank Withdrawal (financial management)
ABWApparent Beam Width
ABWall best wishes
ABWAirborne Waste
ABWAmerican Brotherhood Weekend
ABWArchitecture Bailly Warnant (French architecture company; Paris, France)
ABWAdvocates for Battered Women (Little Rock, AR)
ABWAxxcelera Broadband Wireless
ABWAußenbogenweiche (German: switch on tracks, railroads)
ABWAnti Bullying Week
ABWArctic Bottom Water
ABWArc Braze Welding
ABWApparent Band Width
ABWAll Being Well Ltd
ABWAmateur Backyard Wrestling
ABWAlfalfa, Barley, Wheatgrass
ABWAverage Bandwidth Waste
ABWAltitude Backyard Wrestling (Colorado)
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In 2011, researchers discovered a fourth source of Antarctic bottom water off Cape Darnley in East Antarctica.
The factors contributing to the decrease of Antarctic bottom water aren't yet known, but may include changes in wind patterns, sea ice formation, precipitation and the melting of glacial ice in Antarctica.
We're not going to understand the whole story about the formation of Antarctic bottom water until we investigate that western rim," he told SCIENCE NEWS.
Scientists will be taking measurements of Antarctic Bottom Water, recording the abundance of Antarctic krill, and investigating the amount of food for krill in this area.
A new study published in Journal of Climate suggests that the volume of the coldest deep-ocean water, known as Antarctic bottom water (ABW), has decreased rapidly in recent decades.
This mass of water is called Antarctic Bottom Water, which is formed in a few distinct locations around Antarctica, where seawater is cooled by the overlying air and made saltier by ice formation (which leaves the salt behind in the unfrozen water).