Deep convection in the Irminger Sea forced by the Greenland tip jet

Abstract

Open-ocean deep convection, one of the processes by which deep waters of the world's oceans are formed, is restricted to a small number of locations (for example, the Mediterranean and Labrador seas). Recently, the southwest Irminger Sea has been suggested as an additional location for open-ocean deep convection. The deep water formed in the Irminger Sea… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nature01729

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