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Atlantic meridional overturning circulation and associated heat transport

Volkov, D. L.; Meinen, C. S.; Schmid, C.; Moat, Ben ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8676-7779; Lankhorst, M.; Dong, S.; Li, F.; Johns, W.; Lozier, S.; Perez, R.; Goni, G.; Kersalé, M.; Frajka-Williams, E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8773-7838; Baringer, M.; Smeed, D. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1740-1778; Rayner, D. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2283-4140; Sanchez-Franks, A. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4831-5461; Send, U.. 2020 Atlantic meridional overturning circulation and associated heat transport. In: Blunden, J.; Arndt, D. S., (eds.) State of the climate in 2019. American Meteorological Society, 159-163. (Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 101 (8)).

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Abstract/Summary

The Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC) is a key component of the ocean circulation system that is constantly moving water, heat, salt, carbon, nutrients, and other substances around the globe. The AMOC impacts the Atlantic Ocean in a unique way, making it the only ocean basin where heat is carried northward in both hemispheres.

Item Type: Publication - Book Section
Date made live: 20 Aug 2020 12:58 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/528362

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