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grl28721-sup-0002-fs01.jpgJPEG image61KFigure S1. Cross-section along the line M1-M3-M4, showing the bathymetry and the distribution of instruments in the moorings.
grl28721-sup-0003-fs02.jpgJPEG image241KFigure 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.pdfPDF document24KText S1. Equations for the computation of the trend and its uncertainty.
grl28721-sup-0005-fs03.jpgJPEG image184KFigure 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.jpgJPEG image203KFigure S4. Addresses the question, “How would the computed trend change if the time-series were a little longer?”
grl28721-sup-0007-fs05.jpgJPEG image183KFigure 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.jpgJPEG image207KFigure S6. MOC overturning transport at 16N in the GECCO and SODA models, monthly and with a 20-year filter.

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