North Atlantic Intermediate Depth Variability During the Younger Dryas: Evidence from Benthic Foraminiferal Mg/Ca and the Gfdl R30 Coupled Climate Model

  1. Andreas Schmittner,
  2. John C. H. Chiang and
  3. Sidney R. Hemming
  1. Rosemarie E. Came2,
  2. William B. Curry3,
  3. Delia W. Oppo3,
  4. Anthony J. Broccoli4,
  5. Ronald J. Stouffer5 and
  6. Jean Lynch-Stieglitz6

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/173GM16

Ocean Circulation: Mechanisms and Impacts - Past and Future Changes of Meridional Overturning

Ocean Circulation: Mechanisms and Impacts - Past and Future Changes of Meridional Overturning

How to Cite

Came, R. E., Curry, W. B., Oppo, D. W., Broccoli, A. J., Stouffer, R. J. and Lynch-Stieglitz, J. (2007) North Atlantic Intermediate Depth Variability During the Younger Dryas: Evidence from Benthic Foraminiferal Mg/Ca and the Gfdl R30 Coupled Climate Model, in Ocean Circulation: Mechanisms and Impacts - Past and Future Changes of Meridional Overturning (eds A. Schmittner, J. C. H. Chiang and S. R. Hemming), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/173GM16

Author Information

  1. 2

    Division Of Geological And Planetary Sciences, California Institute Of Technology Pasadena, California, USA

  2. 3

    Department Of Geology And Geophysics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA

  3. 4

    Department Of Environmental Sciences, Rutgers University New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA

  4. 5

    Noaa Geophysical Fluid Dynamics LaboratoryPrinceton, New Jersey, USA

  5. 6

    School Of Earth And Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute Of Technology Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904382

Online ISBN: 9781118666241

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Keywords:

  • Meridional overturning circulation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Study Areas

  • Methods

  • The Freshwater Experiment

  • Benthic Foraminiferal Mg/Ca Results

  • Benthic Foraminiferal δ18O and δ18Osw Results

  • Model Response

  • Model-Data Comparison

  • Comparison with Other Paleoceanographic Evidence

  • COnclusion: An Emerging Picture for the Younger Dryas