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  • Ice shelf water overflow and bottom water formation in the southern Weddell Sea 

    Foldvik, Arne; Gammelsrød, Tor; Østerhus, Svein; Fahrbach, E.; Rohardt, G.; Schröder, Michael; Nicholls, Keith W.; Padman, L.; Woodgate, R. A. (American Geophysical Union, 2004-02-17)
    Cold shelf waters flowing out of the Filchner Depression in the southern Weddell Sea make a significant contribution to the production of Weddell Sea Bottom Water (WSBW), a precursor to Antarctic Bottom Water (AABW). We ...
  • Water mass modification over the continental shelf north of Ronne Ice Shelf, Antarctica 

    Nicholls, Keith W.; Padman, L.; Schröder, Michael; Woodgate, R. A.; Jenkins, Adrian; Østerhus, Svein (American Geophysical Union, 2003-08-13)
    We use new data from the southern Weddell Sea continental shelf to describe water mass conversion processes in a formation region for cold and dense precursors of Antarctic Bottom Water. The cruises took place in early ...