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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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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Back to school and starting-up the new modelling sensitivity studies

by Laura Castro de la Guardia When I am ask by friends: What is it that I study? I generally give them the quick answer: I study biological-oceanography at the University of Alberta. But when they look-up “University of Alberta” on

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OSNAP Logo Contest

Calling all OSNAP collaborators and inspired oceanographic community members! OSNAP is looking for a new visual identity and is seeking your help in designing a creative logo. How to Enter the Contest The contest begins on October 1, 2016. Submissions will

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OSNAP Challenge

We want to bring everyone’s attention to the launch of the OSNAP Challenge located on this site under News and Events. Anyone is welcome to submit a prediction (or technically a hindcast because the data have already been collected) for

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