Fig. 1: Schematic circulation of the Nordic Seas. | Nature Communications

Fig. 1: Schematic circulation of the Nordic Seas.

From: Sources and upstream pathways of the densest overflow water in the Nordic Seas

Fig. 1

The pathways of warm Atlantic inflow and dense outflow are shown in red and green arrows, respectively. Colors and gray contours represent the bathymetry from ETOPO2, and the relevant ridges are named. NAC Norwegian Atlantic Current, NIIC North Icelandic Irminger Current, EGC East Greenland Current, NIJ North Icelandic Jet, FBCO Faroe Bank Channel overflow. Question marks denote uncertainty in the upstream source/pathways of the dense overflows.

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