Ocean Circulation

  1. Corinne Le Quéré and
  2. Eric S. Saltzman
  1. Andrew F. Thompson1 and
  2. Stefan Rahmstorf2

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000842

Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Processes

Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Processes

How to Cite

Thompson, A. F. and Rahmstorf, S. (2009) Ocean Circulation, in Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Processes (eds C. L. Quéré and E. S. Saltzman), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000842

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

  2. 2

    Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Potsdam, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904771

Online ISBN: 9781118670330



  • Ocean-atmosphere interaction;
  • Atmospheric chemistry;
  • Climatic changes


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Physical Processes in the Present Climate

  • Abrupt Climate Change in Past Climates

  • Future Changes in the Twenty-First Century and Beyond

  • Conclusions