Justifies the establishment of long-term marine research in the arctic because of the need to understand the ecosystem dynamics of arctic shelf seas, the circulation of the Arctic Ocean, and their global ecological consequences.A SCIENTIFIC FRAMEWORK Knowledge of the circulation of the water of the polar basin, together with its dissolved and suspended ... Summaries of the older data can be found, for example, in Coachman and Aagaard (1974), while more sharply focused recent ... The seas lying north of the Greenland- Scotland ridge system are particularly important in supplying cold and well -oxygenated water to the global abyss . ... FIGURE 2 Schematic circulation and water mass structure in the 23.
|Title||:||Priorities in Arctic Marine Science|
|Author||:||National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Arctic Marine Science, Vera Alexander|
|Publisher||:||National Academies - 1988|