Antarctic icebergs reorganize ocean circulation during Pleistocene glacials

  title={Antarctic icebergs reorganize ocean circulation during Pleistocene glacials},
  author={Aidan Starr and Ian R. Hall and Stephen Barker and T. Rackow and Xu Zhang and Sidney R. Hemming and H. J. L. van der Lubbe and Gregor Knorr and Melissa A. Berke and Grant R. Bigg and Alejandra Cartagena-Sierra and Francisco Jose Jim{\'e}nez-Espejo and Xun Gong and Jens Gruetzner and Nambiyathodi Lathika and Leah Levay and Rebecca S. Robinson and Martin Ziegler},
The dominant feature of large-scale mass transfer in the modern ocean is the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC). The geometry and vigour of this circulation influences global climate on various timescales. Palaeoceanographic evidence suggests that during glacial periods of the past 1.5 million years the AMOC had markedly different features from today 1 ; in the Atlantic basin, deep waters of Southern Ocean origin increased in volume while above them the core of the North… 

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