GEOSECS

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GEOSECSGeochemical Ocean Section Study
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Information gained through the GEOSECS program has been greatly amplified in the World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE), where requisite sample sizes were reduced from 200 L of sea water each, to less than 1 L; and the [.sup.14]C ocean circulation database grew by more than 10 000 dates during the 1990s [23].
Ostlund, GEOSECS Atlantic Radiocarbon, Radiocarbon 22, 1-24 (1980).
Ostlund of the University of Miami as part of the GEOSECS program) showing tritium produced by atomic explosions clearly reveals the latitudes where nuclear explosions in the atmosphere had taken place up to that time, and also shows the pattern of diffusion of ocean water responsible for its current distribution, penetrating to deeper waters at the latitudes where wind action is strongest.
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