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Volume 8, issue 2
Ocean Sci., 8, 261–286, 2012
© Author(s) 2012. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Ocean Sci., 8, 261–286, 2012
© Author(s) 2012. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Review article 03 Apr 2012

Review article | 03 Apr 2012

Arctic Ocean circulation and variability – advection and external forcing encounter constraints and local processes

B. Rudels
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Approach: In situ Observations | Phenomena: Temperature, Salinity and Density Fields | Depth Range: All Depths | Geographical Range: Deep Seas: Arctic Ocean
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Recirculation in the Fram Strait and transports of water in and north of the Fram Strait derived from CTD data
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Large-scale temperature and salinity changes in the upper Canadian Basin of the Arctic Ocean at a time of a drastic Arctic Oscillation inversion
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Observations of water masses and circulation with focus on the Eurasian Basin of the Arctic Ocean from the 1990s to the late 2000s
B. Rudels, U. Schauer, G. Björk, M. Korhonen, S. Pisarev, B. Rabe, and A. Wisotzki
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