Observation of decadal change in the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation using 10 years of continuous transport data
Article first published online: 24 DEC 2011
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Geophysical Research Letters
Volume 38, Issue 24, 28 December 2011
How to Cite
2011), Observation of decadal change in the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation using 10 years of continuous transport data, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L24606, doi:10.1029/2011GL049801., , and (
- Issue published online: 24 DEC 2011
- Article first published online: 24 DEC 2011
- Manuscript Accepted: 10 NOV 2011
- Manuscript Revised: 9 NOV 2011
- Manuscript Received: 27 SEP 2011
- NOAA. Grant Number: NA17RJ1231
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|grl28721-sup-0002-fs01.jpg||JPEG image||61K||Figure S1. Cross-section along the line M1-M3-M4, showing the bathymetry and the distribution of instruments in the moorings.|
|grl28721-sup-0003-fs02.jpg||JPEG image||241K||Figure S2. Comparison of the volume transport across 16N west of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge with that of the entire Atlantic, as determined from velocity data below 1200 m in the FLAME and GECCO models.|
|grl28721-sup-0004-txts01.pdf||PDF document||24K||Text S1. Equations for the computation of the trend and its uncertainty.|
|grl28721-sup-0005-fs03.jpg||JPEG image||184K||Figure S3. Addresses the question, “How does the computed trend of the time-series change if one cuts off pieces at the beginning or end?”|
|grl28721-sup-0006-fs04.jpg||JPEG image||203K||Figure S4. Addresses the question, “How would the computed trend change if the time-series were a little longer?”|
|grl28721-sup-0007-fs05.jpg||JPEG image||183K||Figure S5. On intra-annual timescales, a deep reference level is a good assumption, and compares this to assuming no-flow at 1200 db.|
|grl28721-sup-0008-fs06.jpg||JPEG image||207K||Figure S6. MOC overturning transport at 16N in the GECCO and SODA models, monthly and with a 20-year filter.|
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