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Volume 7, issue 3
Ocean Sci., 7, 305–316, 2011
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Special issue: Synoptic Antarctic Shelf-Slope Interactions (SASSI)

Ocean Sci., 7, 305–316, 2011
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Research article 06 May 2011

Research article | 06 May 2011

On the freshening of the northwestern Weddell Sea continental shelf

H. H. Hellmer et al.
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