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LabSea2020 – A new international cooperative research program in the Labrador Sea.

by Doug Wallace, Dalhousie University and Brad deYoung, Memorial University The Labrador Sea, off the east coast of Canada (see figure), is one of the few places where the deep ocean exchanges gases such as oxygen and carbon dioxide (CO2)

News on OSNAP results

by Feili Li It seems to be a quiet year for OSNAP – just one OSNAP cruise took place last summer and so most of the moorings have stayed in the water for a year and a half.  But OSNAP

The 2017 Irminger Sea Regional Science Workshop

by Penny Holliday In early November scientists from both sides of the Atlantic travelled to the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, UK to spend two days discussing new findings and future research.  The 2017 Irminger Sea Regional Science Workshop was

The Ocean Takes a Deep Breath

by Brad deYoung A team of scientists  from across the country is studying how the ocean breathes. They are studying the exchange of gases, carbon dioxide and oxygen, in the Labrador Sea, one of the few places in the planet where

OSNAP Challenge 2017

In the summer of 2016, the OSNAP team collected data from the full array for the first time. Prior to publishing the first estimate of the meridional overturning circulation (MOC) this coming fall, we invited the ocean community to predict

OSNAP at EGU

April 23-28, 2017 in Vienna, Austria Meeting Website Monday, 24 Apr 2017 The North Atlantic: natural variability and global change (co-organized) OS1.2/AS1.20/CL1.29 Oral Presentations: Location: Room D2 On the Nature of the Mesoscale Variability in Denmark Strait Robert Pickart, Wilken

Observed southward spreading of the Iceland Scotland Overflow Water along the eastern flank of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

by Sijia Zou In the past a few months, I have been working on identifying the spreading pathways of Iceland Scotland Overflow Water (ISOW) in the eastern North Atlantic, with focus on its southward spreading along the eastern flank of

Los mares de mi vida (The seas of my life)

By Yarisbel Garcia Quintana I have been close to the ocean since I can remember. I grew up surrounded by it, in an island rooted in between the Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico: Cuba. The summer trips to

The AMOC and the AMO

Nick Foukal For the past few months I have been working on an independent study with my advisor, Susan Lozier, researching the connection between the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) and the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation (AMO). As the first part

Irminger Current time series is making music

by Stelios Kritsotalakis The Irminger Current (IC), a branch of the North Atlantic Current (NAC), carries warm and saline waters poleward in the subpolar gyre and as such contributes to the upper limb of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC).

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