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Periodic Fluctuations in deep water formation due to sea ice - Wednesday, January 21st/28th
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16 Sep 2015 | Contributor(s):: Raj Saha
A simple dynamical model is used to demonstrate the possibility of stable and periodic variability in oceanic convection on a millennial timescale. Sea ice could act as a heat valve over the region of deep water formation in the North Atlantic, particularly during the last glacial period when sea...