Book 2013

New Developments in Mode-Water Research

Dynamic and Climatic Effects

ISBN: 978-4-431-54161-5 (Print) 978-4-431-54162-2 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

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    Pages 1-16

    Progress of North Pacific mode water research in the past decade

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    Pages 17-39

    Review on North Pacific Subtropical Countercurrents and Subtropical Fronts: role of mode waters in ocean circulation and climate

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    Pages 41-48

    New perspectives on eighteen-degree water formation in the North Atlantic

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    Pages 49-58

    Mixed layer depth front and subduction of low potential vorticity water under seasonal forcings in an idealized OGCM

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    Pages 59-73

    The role of meso-scale eddies in mixed layer deepening and mode water formation in the western North Pacific

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    Pages 75-88

    Roles of mode waters in the formation and maintenance of central water in the North Pacific

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    Pages 89-107

    Interannual variations of the Hawaiian Lee Countercurrent induced by potential vorticity variability in the subsurface

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    Pages 109-120

    Interannual variations in low potential vorticity water and the subtropical countercurrent in an eddy-resolving OGCM

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    Pages 121-134

    Interannual variability of the North Pacific Subtropical Countercurrent: role of local ocean–atmosphere interaction

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    Pages 135-145

    Response of the North Pacific subtropical countercurrent and its variability to global warming