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Ocean Science An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union

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Ocean Sci., 13, 349-363, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-13-349-2017
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Research article
27 Apr 2017
Shelf–Basin interaction along the East Siberian Sea Leif G. Anderson et al.
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We use data collected in 2014 to show that the outflow of nutrient-rich water occurs much further to the west than has been reported in the past. We suggest that this is due to much less summer sea-ice coverage in the northwestern East Siberian Sea than in the past decades. Further, our data support a more complicated flow pattern in the region where the Mendeleev Ridge reaches the shelf compared to the general cyclonic circulation within the individual basins as suggested historically.
We use data collected in 2014 to show that the outflow of nutrient-rich water occurs much...
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