Stability and Variability of the Thermohaline Circulation in the Past and Future: a Study with a Coupled Model of Intermediate Complexity

  1. Dan Seidov,
  2. Bernd J. Haupt and
  3. Mark Maslin
  1. Audrey Ganopolski and
  2. Stefan Rahmstorf

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM126p0261

The Oceans and Rapid Climate Change: Past, Present, and Future

The Oceans and Rapid Climate Change: Past, Present, and Future

How to Cite

Ganopolski, A. and Rahmstorf, S. (2013) Stability and Variability of the Thermohaline Circulation in the Past and Future: a Study with a Coupled Model of Intermediate Complexity, in The Oceans and Rapid Climate Change: Past, Present, and Future (eds D. Seidov, B. J. Haupt and M. Maslin), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM126p0261

Author Information

  1. Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Potsdam, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909851

Online ISBN: 9781118668603

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Keywords:

  • Paleoclimatology;
  • Climatic changes;
  • Ocean circulation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Model and Experimental Design

  • Analysis of Stability of the Ocean Thermohaline Circulation for Different Climate

  • Millennia Scale Variability of the Climate During Glaciation

  • Centenial Time-Scale Response of Thermohaline Circulation to the Global Warming

  • Summary and Conclusions