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Past and Present Oceanic Energy Balance Patterns

  • Reginald E. Newell
  • Jane Hsiung
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Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASIC, volume 282)

Abstract

Present-day oceanic energy balance patterns are discussed from the point of view of the role wind-stress changes play in controlling the annual cycle, interannual changes, and glacial/interglacial changes in sea-surface temperature. Particular reference is made to Pacific-Atlantic differences and the relationship with salinity changes.

Keywords

Energy Flux Surface Wind Stress Water Vapor Flux Young DRYAS Surface Energy Flux 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Reginald E. Newell
    • 1
  • Jane Hsiung
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences 54-1522Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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