The Mackenzie River carries the bulk of freshwater flow from North America's tundra to the North Atlantic. But what about the effects of smaller rivers from Canada's Arctic islands?
Historic Warm Periods Shed Light on Future Cyclones
Researchers look back in time to help understand our warmer future.
Deep Atlantic Conduit Boasts Longest Billow Train
Some 4000 meters below sea level, swirling patterns of more than 250 consecutive breaking waves up to 100 meters tall stretch through the Atlantic Ocean's Romanche Trench.
Observing and Modeling the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation
2014 U.S. AMOC Science Team Meeting;
Seattle, Washington, 9–11 September 2014
Fluctuations in Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation
Variations in large-scale convection in the Atlantic Ocean are likely driven by wind.
Rapid Gas Hydrate Forms Pockmarks in Nigeria's Seafloor
The seafloor in deep water regions off the coast of Nigeria is speckled with pockmarks that scientists suggest were mainly made by the rapid formation of gas hydrate.
A Ferry Keeps Tabs on Water Headed Northward Near Iceland
A ferry's routine trips from Iceland to Europe provide the most detailed account of the region's water flow.
Variability in Atlantic Circulation Partly Driven by Wind
Models and observations indicate that the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation exhibits surprising short-term variability, driven largely by wind.
NOAA Research Vessel Explores Atlantic Ocean Seamounts
NOAA’s Okeanos Explorer and two remotely operated vehicles help scientists investigate creatures, habitat, and geology on and near New England seamounts.
Building International Research Partnerships in the North Atlantic–Arctic Region
An International Planning Workshop for a North Atlantic–Arctic Science Program;
Arlington, Virginia, 14–16 April 2014