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Sea-ice-driven shallow overturning


Bindoff, NL and Hobbs, WR, Sea-ice-driven shallow overturning, Nature Geoscience, 9, (8) pp. 569-570. ISSN 1752-0894 (2016) [Non Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.1038/ngeo2766


Circumpolar upwelling circulation near the Antarctic has mainly been attributed to winds. An analysis of water-mass transformation shows that the dominant driver is instead the formation of sea ice near Antarctica and its melt offshore.

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Item Type:Non Refereed Article
Keywords:sea ice, global energy balance
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Oceanography
Research Field:Physical oceanography
Objective Division:Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Objective Group:Understanding climate change
Objective Field:Climate change models
UTAS Author:Bindoff, NL (Professor Nathan Bindoff)
UTAS Author:Hobbs, WR (Dr Will Hobbs)
ID Code:109702
Year Published:2016
Web of Science® Times Cited:2
Deposited By:CRC-Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems
Deposited On:2016-06-28
Last Modified:2017-02-07

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