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Eddy transport as a key component of the Antarctic overturning circulation
Thompson, A.F.; Heywood, K.J.; Schmidtko, S.; Stewart, A.L. (2014). Eddy transport as a key component of the Antarctic overturning circulation. Nature Geoscience 7(12): 879–884. hdl.handle.net/10.1038/ngeo2289
In: Nature Geoscience. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 1752-0894, more
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    Marine

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  • Thompson, A.F.
  • Heywood, K.J.
  • Schmidtko, S.
  • Stewart, A.L.

Abstract
    The exchange of water across the Antarctic continental shelf break brings warm waters towards ice shelves and glacier grounding lines. Ocean glider observations reveal that eddy-induced transport contributes significantly to this exchange.

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