Quote: Originally Posted by petros
The rift must be closing. LOL!
Rifts don't close, they quit expanding. If the ring of fire stopped expanding and the descending continued at the same rate Hawaii and the crust around her would start sinking at a rate that would take up the slack. In Africa Mt Kilimanjaro would become a sinkhole with a lava lake at the bottom of it.
BTW, trying to use a scientific article as a 'hit-piece' on somebody who might be able to reply in a way that makes you inferior for not even questioning any part of the report you are using. You failed to show if this same person has anything else right. Lately I close the vid if they even hint they are a 'flat earther' by way of 'proof'.
is likely due to the Little Ice Age, which ran from approximately 1300 until approximately 1870. Prior to that, there was a time known as the Medieval Warm Period, which had caused the deep waters of the Pacific to warm just prior to the cooling it is now experiencing.
The 150 year gap can also be applied to the rift speeding up and slowing down and that would mean magma has more time to cool as it flows along the underbelly of the crust until it meets another flow coming from the other direction. That is marked my a single volcano and then the crust will dip after that. Hudson Bay and the surrounding lowlands would be a very visible. Ice in a mountain pass is going to move its biggest rock, once on the flatter parts it tends to use them as marbles under its leading edge which would have a cliff of just ice that is 1 mile tall even when the oce behind it is nothing but ice with huge cracks. Ice on the prairies fills in holes with gravel, it does not dig holes in granite, let alone many random ones that never get filled in with sand and gravel. The Prairies are flat because ice tends to cut the high points down and fill in the low spots
A pair of researchers, one with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, the other Harvard University, has found evidence of deep ocean cooling that is likely due to the Little Ice Age.
They are funded by whom??
Prior research has suggested that it takes a very long time for water in the Pacific Ocean to circulate down to its lowest depths. This is because
it is replenished only from the south, which means it takes a very long time for water on the surface to make its way to the bottom—perhaps as long as several hundred years.
That is what Gebbie and Huber found back in 2012. That got them to thinking that
water temperature at the bottom of the Pacific could offer a hint of what surface temperatures were like hundreds of years ago.
To find out if that truly was the case, the researchers obtained data from an international consortium called the Argo Program—a group o
people who together have been taking ocean measurements down to depths of approximately two kilometers. As a comparative reference, the researchers also obtained data gathered
by the crew of the HMS Challenger—they had taken Pacific Ocean temperatures down to a depth of two kilometers during the years 1872 to 1876.
The researchers used the data from both projects to build a computer model meant to mimic the circulation of water in the Pacific Ocean over the past century and a half.
Is that not assuming the same water makes the trip rather than the transfer of heat can take place even when many different layers are present. The spot where the floating plastic is in the ocean would seem to be a location where water is sinking and it seems to bring plastic to that spot from all over the Pacific. The surface currents are mapped out pretty good so the volume of water making it to that spot is how much water sinks. The dia of the down-flow would determine how fast it is moving and that rate would be the same where the water starts coming back up.
Did those sailors back then pull the rope up by hand so fast that the temp on the device did not change??
The model showed that
the Pacific Ocean cooled over the course of the 20th century at depths of 1.8 to 2.6 kilometers. The amount is still not precise, but the researchers suggest it is most likely between 0.02 and 0.08° C.
That cooling, the researchers suggest, is likely due to the Little Ice Age, which ran from approximately 1300 until approximately 1870.
0.02-0.08 is not precise?? They also need the readings for all the years in-between. Records for the Pacific cannot be use for the medevil warming or the mini ice-age as they at in the Atlantic and that is a different ocean. Northern Europe is affected by how fast or slow the Atlantic Rift is going.
So far there is dead silence about the weather in north Africa about if it got wetter or dryer. Wetter means it could grow food, lots of it
Prior to that, there was a time known as the Medieval Warm Period, which had caused the deep waters of the Pacific to warm just prior to the cooling it is now experiencing.
The cooling is now due to coming out of an extra warm period, why would that mean another ice-age of it was not following a pattern that already exists and the speed of the expansion of the oceanic rifts.
Notice that science in the west allows water in the top of the ice-sheet in Greenland to flow through 2 miles of cracked ice without freezing yet in Russia you can throw boiling water into the air in wither and it freezes before it can hit the ground. Why would I not question your sanity and you are supposed to be the one that understands earth sciences the best