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Glacier tongue calving reduced dense water formation and enhanced carbon uptake

Shadwick, E. H.; Rintoul, Stephen R.; Tilbrook, Bronte; Williams, G.D.; Young, Neal; Fraser, A.D.; Marchant, Harvey; Smith, Jodie; Tamura, T

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Dense shelf water formed in the Mertz Polynya supplies the lower limb of the global overturning circulation, ventilating the abyssal Indian and Pacific Oceans. Calving of the Mertz Glacier Tongue (MGT) in February 2010 altered the regional distribution of

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/74389
Source: Geophysical Research Letters
DOI: 10.1002/grl.50178

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