Will Greenland melting halt the thermohaline circulation?

  title={Will Greenland melting halt the thermohaline circulation?},
  author={Johann H. Jungclaus and Helmuth Haak and Monika Esch and Erich Roeckner and Jochem Marotzke},
  journal={Geophysical Research Letters},
Climate projections for the 21st century indicate a gradual decrease of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC). The weakening could be accelerated substantially by meltwater input from the Greenland Ice Sheet (GIS). Here we repeat recent experiments conducted for the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change, providing an idealized additional source of freshwater along Greenland's coast. For conservative and high melting estimates, the AMOC reduction is 35% and 42%, respectively… 

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