Dense-Water Production and Overflow from an Arctic Coastal Polynya in Storfjorden

  1. Helge Drange,
  2. Trond Dokken,
  3. Tore Furevik,
  4. Rüdiger Gerdes and
  5. Wolfgang Berger
  1. Ragnheid Skogseth1,
  2. Ilker Fer2 and
  3. Peter M. Haugan3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/158GM07

The Nordic Seas: An Integrated Perspective

The Nordic Seas: An Integrated Perspective

How to Cite

Skogseth, R., Fer, I. and Haugan, P. M. (2005) Dense-Water Production and Overflow from an Arctic Coastal Polynya in Storfjorden, in The Nordic Seas: An Integrated Perspective (eds H. Drange, T. Dokken, T. Furevik, R. Gerdes and W. Berger), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/158GM07

Author Information

  1. 1

    The University Centre in Svalbard, Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway

  2. 2

    Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research and Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

  3. 3

    Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, and Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, Bergen, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904238

Online ISBN: 9781118666296

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Keywords:

  • Oceanography—Arctic regions;
  • Ocean-atmosphere interaction—Arctic regions;
  • Climatic changes—Arctic regions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • General Description

  • Ice Production and Brine Formation

  • Mixing of the Overflow

  • Discussion and Conclusions