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  Oral Programme - OS1 Open Session on Ocean Circulation and Water Masses (including Outstanding Young Scientist Award Lecture)

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Convener: Steinfeldt, R.
Co-Convener: Kanzow, T., Joyce, T.

Monday, 14 April 2008

Lecture Room: Lecture Room D

Chairperson: STEINFELDT, R.

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8:30 - 8:45
EGU2008-A-08642;  OS1-1MO1O-001
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

8:45 - 9:00
EGU2008-A-08065;  OS1-1MO1O-002
Hirschi, J. ; Killworth, P. ; Blundell, J.; Cromwell, D.
Sea surface height signals as indicators for oceanic meridional mass transports

9:00 - 9:15
EGU2008-A-03981;  OS1-1MO1O-003
O'Rourke, E; Hughes, C; Williams, R
The effects of topography on thermohaline adjustment

9:15 - 9:30
EGU2008-A-06836;  OS1-1MO1O-004
Hughes, C. W.; Bingham, R. J.
Can variations in the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation be measured using only western boundary pressure measurements?

9:30 - 9:45
EGU2008-A-03430;  OS1-1MO1O-005
Bingham, R.J.; Hughes, C.W.; Roussenov, V.; Williams, R.
Meridional coherence of the North Atlantic meridional overturning circulation

9:45 - 10:00
EGU2008-A-00934;  OS1-1MO1O-006
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


Chairperson: STEINFELDT, R.

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10:30 - 11:15
EGU2008-A-08113;  OS1-1MO2O-001
Naveira Garabato, A.C.
Ocean mixing and the Meridional Overturning Circulation: a shifting paradigm (Outstanding Young Scientist Award Lecture) (solicited)

11:15 - 11:30
EGU2008-A-02057;  OS1-1MO2O-002
Williams, P.; Haine, T.; Read, P.
Can loss of balance from mesoscale eddies adequately power deep ocean mixing?

11:30 - 11:45
EGU2008-A-07577;  OS1-1MO2O-003
Czaja, A
Atmospheric control on the thermohaline circulation

11:45 - 12:00
EGU2008-A-11904;  OS1-1MO2O-004
Jeansson, E.; Olsson, K.A.; Tanhua, T.; Johannessen, T.
Recent changes in the Greenland Sea: Tracers and Hydrography


Chairperson: KANZOW, T.

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13:30 - 13:45
EGU2008-A-01496;  OS1-1MO3O-007
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

13:45 - 14:00
EGU2008-A-02189;  OS1-1MO3O-006
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?

14:00 - 14:15
EGU2008-A-10110;  OS1-1MO3O-001
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.

14:15 - 14:30
EGU2008-A-02239;  OS1-1MO3O-002
Serra, N.; Ambar, I.
Direct velocity measurements of the Mediterranean Water outflow plume in the Gulf of Cadiz

14:30 - 14:45
EGU2008-A-01443;  OS1-1MO3O-003
Joyce, T.; Thomas, L.; Bahr, F.
Wintertime Oceanic Convection in the Gulf Stream: looking beyond 1-D physics

14:45 - 15:00
EGU2008-A-06524;  OS1-1MO3O-005
Hüttl, S; Böning, CW
Pathways and variability of the off-equatorial undercurrents in the tropical Atlantic Ocean


Chairperson: JOYCE, T.

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17:45 - 18:00
EGU2008-A-03166;  OS1-1MO5O-004
Stramma, L.; Visbeck, M.; Johnson, G.C.; Firing, E.; Brandt, P.
The oxygen minimum zones in the eastern tropical oceans (solicited)

18:00 - 18:15
EGU2008-A-08111;  OS1-1MO5O-006
von Schuckmann, K.; Brandt, P. ; Eden, C.
Generation of Tropical Instability Waves in the Atlantic Ocean

18:15 - 18:30
EGU2008-A-11215;  OS1-1MO5O-001
Kirchner, K.; Rhein, M.; Mertens, C.; Böning, C.W.; Hüttl, S.
The upper ocean MOC return flow near the Caribbean Sea

18:30 - 18:45
EGU2008-A-00946;  OS1-1MO5O-002
Richards, K.
Mixing in the tropical ocean

18:45 - 19:00
EGU2008-A-01386;  OS1-1MO5O-003
Matano, R.; Palma, E.
The upwelling of downwelling currents


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