Anomalously weak Labrador Sea convection and Atlantic overturning during the past 150 years

  title={Anomalously weak Labrador Sea convection and Atlantic overturning during the past 150 years},
  author={David J. R. Thornalley and Delia W. Oppo and Pablo Ortega and Jon I. Robson and Chris M. Brierley and Renee Davis and Ian R. Hall and Paola Moffa-S{\'a}nchez and Neil L. Rose and Peter T. Spooner and Igor Yashayaev and Lloyd D. Keigwin},
The Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC) is a system of ocean currents that has an essential role in Earth’s climate, redistributing heat and influencing the carbon cycle1, 2. The AMOC has been shown to be weakening in recent years1; this decline may reflect decadal-scale variability in convection in the Labrador Sea, but short observational datasets preclude a longer-term perspective on the modern state and variability of Labrador Sea convection and the AMOC1, 3–5. Here we… Expand
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