volume 79, issue 25, P292-292 1998
DOI: 10.1029/98eo00218
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Abstract: It is true that the model resolves only the large‐scale circulation, but large‐scale thermohaline overturning is responsible for over 80% of the heat transport in the North Atlantic. Johnson's basic premise that Mediterranean Outflow Water (MOW) upwells in high latitudes (near the Wyvilie‐Thomson Ridge) to enter the Faroe‐Shetland Channel and eventually the Norwegian Sea is neither supported by a recent hydrographic data analysis that specifically looked at this question {McCartney and Mauritzen, 1998) nor by…

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