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Ocean Sci., 12, 807-823, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-12-807-2016
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Research article
23 Jun 2016
The importance of external climate forcing for the variability and trends of coastal upwelling in past and future climate Nele Tim et al.
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The impact of external climate forcing on the four eastern boundary upwelling systems is investigated for the recent past and future. Under increased radiative forcing, upwelling-favourable winds should strengthen due to unequal heating of land and oceans. However, coastal upwelling simulated in ensembles of climate simulations do not show any imprint of external forcing neither for the past millennium nor for the future, with the exception of the strongest future scenario.
The impact of external climate forcing on the four eastern boundary upwelling systems is...
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