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attribute and predict changes in the
North Atlantic Climate System”

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Ocean circulation is changing, and we need to know why

A comprehensive analysis of new ocean records, contributed to by ACSIS scientists, has revealed that the circulation of the Atlantic Ocean has slowed down since the so-called Little Ice Age (which...


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Outlook fine for summer seasonal weather forecasts

Summer seasonal weather forecasting could become much more accurate thanks to new research by climate scientists at the National Centre for Atmospheric Science, based at the University of Reading....


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Development of Atlantic Climate System Indicators

Major changes are occurring across the North Atlantic climate system: in the temperatures and circulation of the ocean and atmosphere, in the thickness and extent of sea ice, and in the...


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FROM THE BLOG

What controls the climatically important heat content of the Labrador Sea?

There are only a handful of locations on Earth where natural processes can rapidly inject heat and carbon into the interior ocean. The interior ocean is the part of the...


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Impacts of major volcanic eruptions on North Atlantic climate

A new element of ACSIS will see collaboration between the National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS) and the National Centre for Earth Observations (NCEO) to combine model simulations with...


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Building on the foundations of ACE, a network of Atlantic sites

In July this year I attended the ACE20 meeting which was held in Tenerife. The underlying aim of this meeting was to celebrate the 20 year anniversary of the ACE project, a project mainly focused on...


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CLIMATE INDICATORS

The Atlantic Climate System Indicators are observation-based measures that can be used to track past and present conditions in the North Atlantic climate system. The indicators featured on this site communicate some key trends relating to the atmosphere, ocean and ice. 

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