Gereon Budeus

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The Arctic is responding more rapidly to global warming than most other areas on our planet. Northward-flowing Atlantic Water is the major means of heat advection toward the Arctic and strongly affects the sea ice distribution. Records of its natural variability are critical for the understanding of feedback mechanisms and the future of the Arctic climate(More)
A thirteen year long time series (1993 to 2005) of basin wide transects is used to analyse the hydrographic development in the Greenland Sea and to identify the processes which are responsible for observed changes. A key feature is the structural change away from a cold water dome to a two layer structure which is related to a fresh water convergence around(More)
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