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More specific information about changes in water circulation in Arctic regions

More specific information about changes in water circulation in Arctic regions

According to climate models, water circulation in the Arctic will become increasingly intense during this century, reveals the information collected in a recent study.

Further information:

Research professor Timo Vihma, tel.  029 539 4173, timo.vihma@fmi.fi

References:

Vihma, T., J. Screen, M. Tjernström, B. Newton, X. Zhang, V. Popova, C. Deser, M. Holland, and T. Prowse (2016), The atmospheric role in the Arctic water cycle: A review on processes, past and future changes, and their impacts, Journal of Geophysical Resesearch Biogeosciences, 121, doi:10.1002/2015JG003132.

Prowse, T., A. Bring, J. Mård, E. Carmack, M. Holland, A. Instanes, T. Vihma, and F. J. Wrona (2015), Arctic Freshwater Synthesis: Summary of key emerging issues, Journal of Geophysical Resesearch Biogeosciences, 120, 1887–1893, doi:10.1002/2015JG003128.


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