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  List of Accepted Contributions - OS1 Open Session on Ocean Circulation and Water Masses (including Outstanding Young Scientist Award Lecture)

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Demidov, A.N.; Morozov, E.G.; Dobrolyubov, S.A.
Bottom water structure and its temporal variability in the Equatorial and South Atlantic

Vadillo, V.A
Influence of the hurricanes on the Yucatan current

Levermann, A.; Born, A.
Bistability of the Atlantic subpolar gyre in a coarse-resolution climate model

Schewe, J. ; Levermann, A.
On the relation of meridional density gradients and Southern Ocean wind stress with respect to the global meridional overturning circulation: A model study

Richards, K.
Mixing in the tropical ocean

Reinertsen Langehaug, H.; Falck , E.
Interannual variations of the water masses in the Fram Strait

Kang, J.C.; Ren, H.R.; Wang, T.T.; An, Y.
Temperature Distribution of Kuroshio in East China Sea

Matano, R.; Palma, E.
The upwelling of downwelling currents

Joyce, T.; Thomas, L.; Bahr, F.
Wintertime Oceanic Convection in the Gulf Stream: looking beyond 1-D physics

Günnewig, P.; Kieke, D. ; Rhein, M.
Evolution of properties related to ULSW formation during winters 2005-2007

de Jong, MF; Drijfhout, SS; Hazeleger, W; van Aken, HM; Severijns, CA
Simulations of hydrographic properties in the north western North Atlantic Ocean in Global Climate Models

Marchal, O.; Colin de Verdičre, A.; Winsor, P.
Adjustment of a fluid layer to surface buoyancy forcing on the beta-plane: An overlooked problem

Rubchenia, A.
Interrelation of polynyas of Siberian shelf seas and thermohaline characteristics in Fram strait

Williams, P.; Haine, T.; Read, P.
Can loss of balance from mesoscale eddies adequately power deep ocean mixing?

Barnier, B.; Mathiot, P.; Chanut, J.; Penduff, T.; Molines, J. M.
Irminger Rings in the Labrador Sea: A heat pipe between the subsurface Western Boundary Current and the atmosphere?

Serra, N.; Ambar, I.
Direct velocity measurements of the Mediterranean Water outflow plume in the Gulf of Cadiz

deCastro, M; Gómez-Gesteira, M; Alvarez, I; Iglesias, I.; Gesteira, J.L.C; Crespo, A.J.C
Upwelling trends along the Canary Upwelling System from 1967 to 2006

Comas-Rodríguez, I.; Hernández-Guerra, A.; Vélez-Belchí, P.
Mass transport of the North Atlantic meridional overturning circulation using hydrographic data and Argo velocity measures

Grignon, L.; Smeed, D.A.; Bryden, H.L.
Influence of the short-term variability of surface forcing on deep convection

Stramma, L.; Visbeck, M.; Johnson, G.C.; Firing, E.; Brandt, P.
The oxygen minimum zones in the eastern tropical oceans

Gusev, A.; Bagno, A.; Diansky, N.; Moshonkin, S.
Bottom Currents in Straits as a Source of Atlantic Water Masses

Bingham, R.J.; Hughes, C.W.; Roussenov, V.; Williams, R.
Meridional coherence of the North Atlantic meridional overturning circulation

Drillet, Y; Le Galloudec, O; Bourdallé-Badie, R; Derval, C; Bricaud, C; Garric, G; Durand, E
The Mercator global ocean high resolution model (1/12°) : validation and meso scale representation in an interannual experiment.

O'Rourke, E; Hughes, C; Williams, R
The effects of topography on thermohaline adjustment

Howe, N; Czaja, A
A simple model for the strength of the THC based on air-sea interactions

Kanzow, T.; Bryden, H. ; Bingham, R.; Hughes, C.; Cunningham, S.
Large-scale mass and transport fluctuations in the North Atlantic at daily and seasonal time scales

Serra, N.; Köhl, A.; Stammer, D.
Estimating the circulation of the North Atlantic via data syntheses: preliminary testing results

Collins, C.; Margollina, T.; Rago, T.
Submesoscale coherent vortices in the California Current system as observed by looping RAFOS floats

Tarakanov, R.Yu.
Geostrophic currents and water masses in the Drake Passage

Hüttl, S; Böning, CW
Pathways and variability of the off-equatorial undercurrents in the tropical Atlantic Ocean

Hüttl, S
Influence of the MOC on the tropical Atlantic circulation

O'Neill, C.K.; Shapiro, G.I.; Lavender, S.
Modelling dense water cascading at Rockall Bank

Lecointre, A.; Penduff, T.; Barnier, B.; Greiner, E.
North Atlantic large-scale 1992-2001 variability in five ocean hindcasts and one reanalysis

Hughes, C. W.; Bingham, R. J.
Can variations in the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation be measured using only western boundary pressure measurements?

Alvarez, I.; Gomez-Gesteira, M. ; deCastro, M.; Iglesias, I.
Evolution of Ekman pumping velocity along the western Iberian Peninsula from 2000 to 2006

Czaja, A
Atmospheric control on the thermohaline circulation

Jungclaus, J.H.; Zhu, X.H.
Impact of overflow variability on the gyre and overturning circulation

Gaillard, F.; Melet, A.
Interannual to decadal variability of the North Atlantic intermediate waters over the last 30 years

Hirschi, J. ; Killworth, P. ; Blundell, J.; Cromwell, D.
Sea surface height signals as indicators for oceanic meridional mass transports

von Schuckmann, K.; Brandt, P. ; Eden, C.
Generation of Tropical Instability Waves in the Atlantic Ocean

Naveira Garabato, A.C.
Ocean mixing and the Meridional Overturning Circulation: a shifting paradigm (Outstanding Young Scientist Award Lecture)

Eden, C.; Jochum, M.; Danabasoglu, G.
Effects of different closures for thickness diffusivity

Rodehacke, C; Serra, N; Quadfasel, D; Käse, R
Nordic Seas' Overflow and its dependence on the interplay between hydraulic control and atmospheric forcing

Kanzow, T; Cunningham, S; Rayner, D; Baringer, M; Johns, W; Hirschi, J; Beal, L; Meinen, C; Bryden, H; Marotzke, J
Observations of the temporal variability of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation from the Rapid-MOC transatlantic array at 26.5°N

Chidichimo, M. P.; Kanzow, T.; Cunningham, S. A.; Marotzke, J.
Eastern boundary baroclinic variability and the meridional overturning circulation at 26.5˚N

Kühnel, D.; Rhein, M.; Sültenfuß, J.
Upwelling rates at the Tropical Atlantic inferred from helium isotope and wind-stress data

Ullgren, J; White, M
Interaction of MOW and SAIW in the southern Rockall Trough

Zuo, H.; Naveira Garabato, A.; New, A.; Oschlies, A.
An isopycnic model study of the circulation of Sub-Antarctic Mode Water throughout the global ocean

Sánchez Leal, R.F.; Ruiz-Villarreal, M.; González Pola, C.; Díaz del Río, G.; Cabanas, J.M.; Alonso, J.; Rodríguez, C.; González, N.; Lavín, A.
Distribution, spreading and variability of intermediate water masses in the Eastern North Atlantic and in the Bay of Biscay.

Kieke, D.; Rhein, M.
Reconstruction of CFC inventories from hydrographic data

Troupin, C.; Ouberdous, M.; Rixen, M.; Sirjacobs, D.; Beckers, J.-M.
Three-dimensional analysis of oceanographic data with the software DIVA

Zanna, L.; Heimbach, P.; Moore, A.M.; Tziperman, E.
Non-normal dynamics of the Atlantic ocean circulation in an idealized GCM (withdrawn)

Wang, W.; Koehl, A.; Stammer, D.
Global mass transport estimation in the 50-year GECCO assimilation (withdrawn)

Kirchner, K.; Rhein, M.; Mertens, C.; Böning, C.W.; Hüttl, S.
The upper ocean MOC return flow near the Caribbean Sea

Heimbach, P.; Hill, C.; Utke, J.
Examining the relationship of the response of North Atlantic ocean heat, salt, and volume circulations to perturbations - a multi-decadal adjoint sensitivity study (withdrawn)

Jeansson, E.; Olsson, K.A.; Tanhua, T.; Johannessen, T.
Recent changes in the Greenland Sea: Tracers and Hydrography

Olsson, K.A.; Jeansson, E.; Messias, M.-J.; Kasajima, Y.; Johannessen, T.
Pathway and mixing of Greenland Sea water to the Faroe area and the Iceland Basin

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