PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY

Moving windows to the deep ocean

Observations show that the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) is slowing down, and this is predicted to continue in response to climate change. This isn’t the only change expected; tracing ocean circulation within a climate model now shows that the locations where water sinks to the deep ocean to feed the AMOC will also shift in the future.

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Fig. 1: Shifts in AMOC source regions.

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Correspondence to Veronica Tamsitt.

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