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Temperature variations in the north Atlantic ocean and in the atmosphere

introductory studies on the cause of climatological variations (with forty-eight plates)

by BjГёrn Helland-Hansen

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Published by Smithsonian institution in City of Washington .
Written in English

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  • Atlantic Ocean.
    • Subjects:
    • Ocean temperature -- Atlantic Ocean,
    • Atmospheric temperature

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Björn Helland-Hansen and Fridtjof Nansen.
      SeriesSmithsonian miscellaneous collections,, v. 70, no. 4
      ContributionsNansen, Fridtjof, 1861-1930, joint author., Smithsonian Institution. Hodgkins Fund.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ11 .S7 vol. 70, no. 4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 408 p.
      Number of Pages408
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6630770M
      LC Control Number20026441
      OCLC/WorldCa2349053

      Annual ocean heat content compared to average from , based on multiple data sets: surface to depths of meters (2, feet) in shades of red, orange, and yellow; from , meters (6, feet) in shades of green and blue; and below 6, feet (2, meters) as a gray wedge. Ocean Currents and Air Currents, a characteristic of the seawater and air respectively are the most important factors in maintaining atmospheric balance. The ocean current is the general horizontal movement of a mass of water in a fairly defined directly under the various forces, internal and external.


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Published by Smithsonian institution in City of : Buy the Hardcover Book Temperature Variations In The North Atlantic Ocean And In The Atmosphere: Introductory Studies On T by Bjørn Helland-Hansen atCanada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Evidence is presented for a distinct Pattern Of ocean-atmosphere relationship associated with interdecadal variability in the North Atlantic region.

Using a century of surface marine observations it is shown that middle- and high-latitude sea surface temperature (SST) display a long-term fluctuation with negative anomalies beforeand Cited by:   Wind field variations can be used to predict changes in sea surface temperature in the Atlantic Ocean over a period of years.

Credit: Annika Reintges, edited. El Niño and La Niña are opposite phases of what is known as the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) ENSO cycle is a scientific term that describes the fluctuations in temperature between the ocean and atmosphere in the east-central Equatorial Pacific (approximately between the International Date Line and degrees West).

A fully coupled ocean-atmosphere model is shown to have irregular oscillations of the thermohaline circulation in the North Atlantic Ocean with a time scale of approximately 50 years. The irregular oscillation appears to be driven by density anomalies in the sinking region of the thermohaline circulation (approximately 52°N to 72°N) combined.

Deep ocean currents. Differences in water density, resulting from the variability of water temperature (thermo) and salinity (haline), also cause ocean currents.

This process is known as thermohaline circulation. In cold regions, such as the North Atlantic Ocean, ocean water loses heat to the atmosphere and becomes cold and dense.

This can be clearly visible over the North Atlantic Oceans. The presence of warms ocean currents (Gulf Stream and North Atlantic Temperature variations in the north Atlantic ocean and in the atmosphere book make the Northern Atlantic Ocean warmer and the isotherms bend towards the poles.

Over the land, the temperature decreases sharply and the isotherms bend towards the equator in Europe. Sea surface temperature appears to have cooled between and (see Figure 1). Changes in sea surface temperature vary regionally. While most parts of the world’s oceans have seen temperature rise, a few areas have actually experienced cooling—for example, parts of the North Atlantic.

Atlantic Ocean temperature. Current Atlantic Ocean water temperature map. Given its relatively small size and the fact the Dead Sea is not connected to any other seas the water temperature is largely dependent on the air temperature. However, the water temperature remains slightly higher than the air in the winter months and somewhat lower.

Climate - Climate - Circulation, currents, and ocean-atmosphere interaction: The circulation of the ocean is a key factor in air temperature distribution. Ocean currents that have a northward or southward component, such as the warm Gulf Stream in the North Atlantic or the cold Peru (Humboldt) Current off South America, effectively exchange heat between low and high latitudes.

on 9 July In the Atlantic Ocean, changes in the circulation of water are closely connected with multidecadal variations seen in ocean conditions and associated climate impacts. Surface winds and surface ocean hydrography in the subpolar North Atlantic appear to have been influenced by variations in solar output through the entire Holocene.

The evidence comes from a close correlation between inferred changes in production rates of the cosmogenic nuclides carbon and beryllium and centennial to millennial time scale changes in proxies of drift ice measured in deep. Arctic and North Atlantic sea surface temperature (degrees C) on 29 Julyaccording to the Centre for Ocean and Ice at the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI).

This map shows the current sea surface temperature (SST) to the left, and the anomaly (deviation from the. Different components, like atmosphere, ocean, sea and land ice influence each other and cause natural climate variations on a range of timescales from months to decades.

The Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM), alternatively "Eocene thermal maximum 1" (ETM1), and formerly known as the "Initial Eocene" or "Late Paleocene Thermal Maximum", was a time period with a more than 5–8 °C global average temperature rise across the event.

This climate event occurred at the time boundary of the Paleocene and Eocene geological epochs. Map of the eastern, tropical North Atlantic with the route of the Meteor from 13 to 15 September (black line). The sea surface temperatures of 14.

This movie takes us on a journey through the temporal and spatial variations of the North Atlantic Ocean temperature. During the first part of the animation the depth distribution of temperatures can be seen, starting from the very cold (below 2 deg.C) bottom waters and progressing up to the surface, where water is warmed under the heating effects of the sun and atmosphere.

The evolution of. Particularly for the long timescales, the ocean plays an essential role. In a new study published today, a research team led by GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel investigates the possibility of utilizing the wind field to predict the North Atlantic surface temperature variations several years into the future.

The Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation (AMO) includes a series of long-duration changes in the sea-surface temperature in the North Atlantic Ocean. Like the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (see below), it has warm and cool phases that may last for 20 to 40 years at a time, with a difference of about 1°F between extremes.

Due to the irregular sampling, we focus on describing climate variations over the North Atlantic back to the turn of the century.

Fortunately, the North Atlantic plays an important role in world-ocean circulation. Two parameters are of key importance to the physical interaction between ocean and atmosphere: sea-surface temperature and near.

The Atlantic Ocean’s surface temperature swings between warm and cold phases every few decades. Like its higher-frequency Pacific relative El Nino, this so. In the past several years, Mann and his colleagues have combined a number of such proxy records into a single record that shows temperature variations around the North Atlantic of several tenths of a degree, with a roughly year oscillation.

For comparison, the total global warming from to the present has been about °C. Climate - Climate - Temperature: Global variations of average surface-air temperatures are largely due to latitude, continentality, ocean currents, and prevailing winds.

The effect of latitude is evident in the large north-south gradients in average temperature that occur at middle and high latitudes in each winter hemisphere. These gradients are due mainly to the rapid decrease of available.

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Hodgkins Fund.]. North-Atlantic Weather Map. The North-Atlantic Weather Map below shows the weather forecast for the next 10 days.

Control the animation using the slide bar found beneath the weather map. Select from the other forecast maps (on the right) to view the temperature, cloud cover, wind and precipitation for this country on a large scale with animation.

Coherent, large-scale sea-surface temperature (SST) variations are observed in the Atlantic Ocean on interannual to multidecadal timescales. A well-known, basin-wide variation is the Atlantic. The NAO, for instance, controls fluctuations in temperature and salinity, vertical mixing, circulation patterns and ice formation of the North Atlantic Ocean, which affects marine biology through both direct and indirect pathways (e.g., Drinkwater et al., ).

It is therefore critical to understand the mechanisms that control and affect the. The NP index is defined to measure interannual to decadal variations in the atmospheric circulation. The dominant atmosphere-ocean relation in the North Pacific is one where atmospheric changes lead changes in sea surface temperatures by one to two months.

The Atlantic Ocean’s surface temperature swings between warm and cold phases every few decades. Like its higher-frequency Pacific relative El Nino, this so-called “Atlantic Multidecadal.

The temperatures of North Atlantic Ocean water flowing north into the Arctic Ocean adjacent to Greenland -- the warmest water in at least 2, years -- are likely related to. the overlying atmosphere so that the negative feedback associated with anomalous heat fluxes decreases, and air temperature anomalies decay more slowly.

Introduction The prominent mode of observed interannual win-tertime air and ocean temperature variability in the North Atlantic is characterized by anomalies of one sign. The climate of the North Atlantic region exhibits fluctuations on decadal timescales that have large societal consequences.

Prominent examples include hurricane activity in the Atlantic 1, and. The Atlantic Multi-decadal Oscillation (AMO) has been identified as a coherent mode of natural variability occurring in the North Atlantic Ocean with an estimated period of years.

It is based upon the average anomalies of sea surface temperatures (SST) in the North Atlantic basin, typically over N. The AMO is an ongoing series of long-duration changes in the sea surface temperature of the North Atlantic Ocean, with cool and warm phases that may last for years at a time and a difference of about 1°F between extremes.

These changes are natural and have been occurring for at least the last 1, years. Similarly, the North Atlantic Drift, an extension of the warm Gulf Stream, keeps winter temperatures in Great Britain and much of Western Europe warmer than one would expect for their latitudes.

Because of the prevailing westerly winds, the moderating effects of the ocean currents are carried far in land. Temperature Distribution of Oceans The study of the temperature of the oceans is important for determining the movement of large volumes of water (vertical and horizontal ocean currents), type and distribution of marine organisms at various depths of oceans, climate of coastal lands, etc.

Source of Heat in Oceans The sun is the principal source of energy (Insolation). Sea surface temperature (SST) is a strong indicator of productivity, pollution, and global climate change, and this can be measured using thermal infrared (IR) bands from optical satellites.

Interpretive techniques are required to convert the data to actual temperature (Azmi, Agarwadkar, Bhattacharya, Apte, & Inamdar, ).An example SST map is shown in Fig. Because of the rapid advection of the North Atlantic gyre, the temperature of the surface waters of the NADC almost always exceeds that of both surrounding waters and the overlying atmosphere (Rossby, ).

Water temperatures in March are at around 8degC in the NADC while ranging from 2°C to 6°C in surrounding waters (Rossby, et. al., ).Winter temperatures in the eastern sections are modified by the Atlantic Ocean which raises the average winter temperature and decreases the average day-to-night range.

In spring, the storm systems that bring cold weather southward reach North Carolina less often and less forcefully, and temperatures .circulation over the North Atlantic to SST variations within the basin of the North and South Atlantic Oceans.

Our strategy is based on the detailed analysis of three year long atmospheric GCM integrations. In the first, SSTs follow their seasonally-varying climatology everywhere.