Geothermal Heating and its Influence on the Meridional Overturning Circulation

The effect of geothermal heating on the meridional overturning circulation is examined using an idealized, coarse-resolution ocean general circulation model. This heating is parameterized as a spatially uniform heat flux of 50 mW m-2 through the (flat) ocean floor, in contrast with previous studies...

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Main Authors: Scott, J.R (Author), Marotzke, J. (Author), Adcroft, A. (Author)
Format: Article
Published: 2001.
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