Articles | Volume 10, issue 2
Ocean Sci., 10, 227–241, 2014
Ocean Sci., 10, 227–241, 2014

Research article 14 Apr 2014

Research article | 14 Apr 2014

The role of subpolar deep water formation and Nordic Seas overflows in simulated multidecadal variability of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation

K. Lohmann et al.

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