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Accession Number ADA567452
Title Atlantic Ocean Circulation at the Last Glacial Maximum: Inferences from Data and Models.
Publication Date Sep 2012
Media Count 240p
Personal Author H. J. Dail
Abstract This thesis focuses on ocean circulation and atmospheric forcing in the Atlantic Ocean at the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM, 18-21 thousand years before present). Relative to the pre-industrial climate, LGM atmospheric CO2 concentrations were about 90 ppm lower, ice sheets were much more extensive, and many regions experienced significantly colder temperatures. In this thesis a novel approach to dynamical reconstruction is applied to make estimates of LGM Atlantic Ocean state that are consistent with these proxy records and with known ocean dynamics.
Keywords Atlantic ocean
Consistency
Fluid dynamics
Glaciers
Models
Ocean currents
Oceans
Regions
Theses

 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 47C - Physical & Chemical Oceanography
46B - Fluid Mechanics
Corporate Author Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MA.
Document Type Thesis
Title Note Doctoral thesis.
NTIS Issue Number 1309
Contract Number NSF-OCE-0645936 NSF-OCE-1060735

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