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South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation and Meridional Heat Transport

Estimates based on satellite-altimetry data at different latitudes

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SAMHT - South Atlantic Meridional Heat Transport (unit is PW X100)
SAMOC - South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (units is Sv, 1 Sv = 106m3 s-1)

Altimetry-derived SAMHT State
Latitude
State by year

20°S
            Total
            Geostrophic
            Ekman
25°S
            Total
            Geostrophic
            Ekman
30°S
            Total
            Geostrophic
            Ekman
34.5°S
            Total
            Geostrophic
            Ekman

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