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In particular, changes that have taken place in the poleward ocean heat flux are likely to have played a central role in the decline of Arctic seaice (see Section 6). , 2008). no) and its predecessors (Fig. 5). The aim of ASOF was to observe the inflow and outflow of water to and from the Arctic. , 2008). 20 Philip C. Reid et al. 8* in Arctic and Subarctic Seas as determined during the ASOF project. Units are mSv and the base map is a snapshot of modelled sea surface height courtesy W. 546 km3 yearÀ1; * the numbers for PE, runoff and ice melt are independent of the choice of reference salinity).
Over the whole Northeast Atlantic there has been an increase in phytoplankton biomass in cooler and a decrease in warmer regions (Richardson and Schoeman, 2004). This relationship is likely to be a trade-off between increased phytoplankton metabolic rates caused by higher temperatures in cooler regions and a decrease in nutrient supply in warmer regions (Doney, 2006). , 2005). In this scenario, however, it is assumed that the carbon sequestration will be less efficient because, unlike boreal diatombased systems, much of the flagellate and nanoplanktonic production is remineralised near the well-mixed surface.
Winds, heating/cooling/salinity-density) and it is technically not possible to separate the currents based on their respective forcing. Nevertheless, there is a strong tradition in oceanography to consider the 18 Philip C. Reid et al. upper-ocean circulation as wind driven and that which reaches the deep oceans as density-driven. Thus, we often speak of the world’s THC as the density-driven circulation that interconnects all the world’s basins and all the ocean depths (see IPCC AR4, 2007 for a definition of the THC).
Advances in Marine Biology by David W. Sims (Eds.)