Meridional Overturning Circulation

SAM, Southwest Atlantic MOC project


Selected recent scientific papers using the SAM data:

  • Garzoli, S.L., S. Dong, R. Fine, C. Meinen, R.C. Perez, C. Schmid, E. van Sebille, and Q. Yao, The fate of the Deep Western Boundary Current in the South Atlantic, Deep-Sea Res. I, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2015.05.008, 2015.
  • Perez, R. C., M. O. Baringer, S. Dong, S. L. Garzoli, M. Goes, G. J. Goni, R. Lumpkin, C. S. Meinen, R. Msadek, and U. Rivero, Measuring the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation, Mar. Tech. Soc. J., 49(2):167-177, doi:10.4031/MTSJ.49.2.14, 2015.
  • Dong, S., G. Goni, and F. Bringas, Temporal variability of the South Atlantic meridional overturning circulation between 20S and 35S, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1002/2015GL065603, 2015.
  • Meinen, C. S., S. Speich, R. C. Perez, S. Dong, A. R. Piola, S. L. Garzoli, M. O. Baringer, S. Gladyshev, and E. J. D. Campos, Temporal variability of the meridional overturning circulation at 34.5S: Results from two pilot boundary arrays in the South Atlantic, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 118, 6461-6478, doi:10.1002/2013JC009228, 2013.
  • Meinen, C. S., A. R. Piola, R. C. Perez, and S. L. Garzoli, Deep Western Boundary Current transport variability in the South Atlantic: Preliminary results from a pilot array at 34.5S, Ocean Sci., 8, 1041-1054, doi:10.5194/os-8-1041-2012, 2012.
  • Perez, R. C., S. L. Garzoli, C. S. Meinen, and R. P. Matano, Observing Methods for the Meridional Overturning Circulation and Meridional Heat Transport in the South Atlantic, J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 28, 1504-1521, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-11-00058.1, 2011.