Current measurements from the northern Nordic Seas, 1983-1986

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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution , Woods Hole, Mass
Ocean currents -- Norwegian Sea., Ocean currents -- Greenland Sea., Ocean currents -- Arctic O
Statementby Susumu Honjo ... [et al.].
SeriesNordic Seas sedimentation data file -- v. 2., WHOI-87-18, WHOI (Series) -- 87-18., Technical report (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
ContributionsHonjo, Susumu.
The Physical Object
Pagination65 p. :
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Open LibraryOL16119085M

Current Measurements from the 0 Northern Nordic Seas - by Susumu Honjo, Christine M. Wooding, and Gerold Wefer* Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Woods Hole, Massachusetts *Institute of Geological Sciences University of Bremen,-Bremen, Federal Republic of Germany February %A ~.-Technical Report.

Climatological Atlas of the Nordic Seas and Northern North Atlantic This Atlas is a result of an international collaboration between the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (Russia), Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen (Norway), and the.

The Nordic Seas play significant roles in the Thermo-Haline Circulation of the coupled Atlantic Ocean-Arctic Ocean System. Heat exchange, deep convection and deep-water formation take place there.

Barotropic and topographically steered, northward flow on the eastern side of the Nordic Seas carries warm and, salt Atlantic Water to the Arctic Cited by: 4. Northern Waters.

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We have used One to three current meters were deployed. The Nordic Seas is a traditional name of the Greenland Sea, the Iceland Sea, and the Norwegian Sea. Some authors include the Barents Sea in the Nordic Seas, as well. In the s, American oceanographic literature made unsuccessful attempts to call them “The GIN Seas” (from the first letters of the seas).Author: Walczowski Waldemar.

Deepening of the Greenland‐Scotland Ridge (GSR) causes warming and a salinity increase in the Nordic Seas and Arctic Ocean.

The characteristic temperature and salinity changes are independent of the Fram Strait gateway configuration. Fram Strait subsidence for a deep GSR causes less pronounced warming and salinity increase in the Nordic Seas.

The westernmost Atlantic water inflow to the Nordic Seas is the current that flows northwards through the Denmark Strait between Greenland and Iceland. This current is commonly termed the ‘North Icelandic Irminger Current’ (Stefánsson, ), indicating an origin in the Irminger Current.

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there – indirect as the measurements are in the deep flow farther south. A chilled remnant of the North Atlantic Current enters the Nordic Seas across the Iceland-Scotland Ridge as the initial stage of the high latitude transformation.

After additional cooling and freshening along a circuit around the. 0 Water flows into the southern Norwegian Sea in the East Icelandic Current.

Description Current measurements from the northern Nordic Seas, 1983-1986 FB2

At the northern flank of the Iceland Faroe ater masses and their properties in the Nordic Seas (Blindheim et al. File Size: KB. Warm water from the North Atlantic enters the Nordic Seas from the east, specifically in the Norwegian Atlantic Current (part of the North Atlantic Current). The western boundary of the Nordic Seas is the southward-flowing East Greenland Current.

This current enters through the Fram Straight from the Arctic. This current is considered one of the main ways for Arctic sea ice to be exported. The Nordic Seas have three sea areas: The Greenland Sea, Iceland Sea and Norwegian Sea, and possess several ocean currents, including the Greenland Sea Gyre, East Greenland Current, and Norwegian Atlantic Current, along with numerous marine geomorphic structures (Mohns Ridge, Knipovich Ridge and Greenland Basin) (Bourke et al., ; Yue et al Author: Yong Jiang, Fan Yang, Yanan Zhao, Jun Wang.

the ridge separating the Nordic Seas from the northern Atlantic. Red marks the surface inflow into the Nordic Seas, blue the deep outflow across the sill, and green the East Greenland Current.

(from [Blindheim, ]) Fig. 6 Bottom water formation near Antarctica. (a) Locality map, (b) bottom potential temperature (ºC) in the WedellCited by:   The overflow and descent of cold dense water from the Denmark Strait sill — a submarine passage between Greenland and Iceland — is a principal Cited by: Norse and Viking themed books for children, original Viking inspired merchandise in Art Prints, Modern Viking drinking glasses, and Jewelry.

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Oceanographers express current flow in "millions of cubic meters per second," a term difficult for most people to comprehend. A large current, such as the Gulf Stream south of Nova Scotia, transports more than million cubic meters per second, and typical transports for the smaller deep western boundary currents are 10 to 20 million cubic.

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– 14).Atlantic Current carry warm waters northward up into the Nordic Seas. Readers are the Somali Current in the northern Indian Ocean, where the flow reverses annually resourceful engineers to tackle the measurement of these highly energetic signals.The Norwegian Sea (Norwegian: Norskehavet) is a marginal sea in the Arctic Ocean, northwest of Norway between the North Sea and the Greenland Sea, adjoining the Barents Sea to the northeast.

In the southwest, it is separated from the Atlantic Ocean by a submarine ridge running between Iceland and the Faroe the north, the Jan Mayen Ridge separates it from the Greenland e depth: 2, m (6, ft).