Slowing of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation at 25° N

  title={Slowing of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation at 25° N},
  author={H. Bryden and H. R. Longworth and S. Cunningham},
  • H. Bryden, H. R. Longworth, S. Cunningham
  • Published 2005
  • Geology
  • Nature
  • The Atlantic meridional overturning circulation carries warm upper waters into far-northern latitudes and returns cold deep waters southward across the Equator. Its heat transport makes a substantial contribution to the moderate climate of maritime and continental Europe, and any slowdown in the overturning circulation would have profound implications for climate change. A transatlantic section along latitude 25° N has been used as a baseline for estimating the overturning circulation and… CONTINUE READING
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