The Connections between Ocean and Atmosphere

The Southern Ocean is a sponge for carbon dioxide. Hear Australian oceanographer and Southern Ocean specialist Steve Rintoul explain how the ocean absorbs CO2. A scientist at CSIRO and the Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research centre, he was interviewed in January, 2012 aboard the Australian Government’s Antarctic re-supply vessel, Aurora Australis by PhD student and Lynchpin Scholar,  Nick Roden.