A simple and self-consistent geostrophic-force-balance model of the thermohaline circulation with boundary mixing

A simple model of the thermohaline circulation (THC) is formulated, with the objective to represent explicitly the geostrophic force balance of the basinwide THC. The model comprises advective-diffusive density balances in two meridional-vertical planes located at the eastern and the western walls o...

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Main Authors: Callies, Joern (Contributor), Marotzke, J. (Contributor)
Other Authors: Joint Program in Chemical Oceanography (Contributor), Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (Contributor), Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (Contributor)
Format: Article
Published: Copernicus GmbH, 2012-04-26T16:52:56Z.
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