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by Heather Furey 06 June 2018 Well, here we are again – in the middle of the gray raw North Pacific in June; must be OSNAP time! Amy Bower and I are the only OSNAP people on a ship full

56 N, 52 W

by Marilena Oltmanns Blogpost auf Deutsch lesen The temperature time series from 4000 m depth in the central Labrador Sea spans two years and is characterized by small and big waves and swirls. It is full of mysteries. As a

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

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