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SAMS Physical Oceanographers monitoring Arctic Ocean


SAMS Oceanographer Dr Vladimir Ivanov has today deployed an oceanographic mooring in the Arctic Ocean as part of the NABOS array ( The temperature and speed of Atlantic water entering the Arctic are important factors in controlling the extent and thickness of seaice in the Arctic. This mooring is in a critical location, allowing us to monitor future changes in the quantity of heat entering the Arctic Ocean from the North Atlantic.

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