Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (MOC)
Entry ID: MOC

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Summary
Abstract: On December 1st, 2005, Prof. Bryden and his team reported in Nature (Bryden et
al., 2005. Slowing of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation at 25N.
Nature 438,
655-657:http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v438/n7068/edsumm/e051201-11.html
) that the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (MOC) seems to have
weakened by about 30% in the last decade or so.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 25.0   S: 25.0   E: -10.0   W: -75.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Bryden, H., H. Longworth, S. Cunningham
Dataset Title: Slowing of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation at 25N.
Dataset Release Date: 1 December 2005
Dataset Publisher: Nature
Issue Identification: 438, pp. 655-657
Online Resource: http://www.noc.soton.ac.uk/rapid/sis/moc_monitor.php
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1957-01-01
Stop Date: 2004-12-31
Access Constraints Currently access to data restricted to RAPID investigators. Graphs and tables
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Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Raid Climate Change, Southampton Oceanography Centre, University of Southampton Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.noc.soton.ac.uk/rapid/rapid.php

Data Center Personnel
Name: VALBORG BLYFELD
Phone: +44 (0) 23 8059 6405
Fax: +44 (0) 23 8059 6400
Email: valborg at noc.soton.ac.uk
Contact Address:
James Rennell Division for Ocean Circulation and Climate
Room 254/30
Southampton Oceanography Centre (SOC)
Empress Dock
City: Southampton
Postal Code: SO14 3ZH
Country: United Kingdom
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
National Oceanography Centre
University of Southampton
Waterfront Campus
European Way
City: Southampton
Postal Code: SO14 3ZH
Country: United Kingdom
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Publications/References
Bryden et al., 2005. Slowing of the Atlantic meridional overturning
circulation at 25°N. Nature 438, 655-657.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-12-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-12-22
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