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Western boundary currents and climate change

Seager, Richard; Simpson, Isla R.

A recent paper in Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans connects recent changes in atmospheric circulation to poleward movement and intensification of western boundary currents. Causes and characteristics of past and future trends in surface wind stress and western boundary currents are discussed here.

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Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1002/2016JC012156

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Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Ocean and Climate Physics
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June 21, 2017