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Glider missions in the Iceland Basin

by Xiaopei Lin The eastern subpolar North Atlantic has a special role in the Atlantic Overturning Circulation (AMOC) and global climate change. The waters in this regions are subtropical-origin warm and salty water masses, which are carried by the North

All of science in one month

by Femke de Jong Science has many aspects. The collection of data on the process of region you are studying; the actual digging through the data to find out what is going on (which is what most people seem to

Ocean array alters view of Atlantic ‘conveyor belt’ in Science News

Katherine Kornei captures an overview of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation, and OSNAP’s role in observing overturning in the North Atlantic. The summary “Ocean array alters view of Atlantic ‘conveyor belt’” can be found here.

Nature – News

Earlier this week many of the researchers and scientists involved in OSNAP presented their work, based on the first two years of continuous monitoring in the North Atlantic, at the Ocean Sciences Meeting in Portland, OR. While there are still

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

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