UK – Overturning in the Subpolar North Atlantic Programme (UK-OSNAP)

SNAP-DRAGON project funded to study the changing subpolar North Atlantic Ocean

Funding has been announced for a major project aimed at improving understanding of an ocean region important for climate predictability.

Breakthrough in identifying what drives ocean overturning

In a departure from the prevailing scientific view, a new international study has revealed that a deep-ocean process playing a key role in regulating Earth’s climate is primarily driven by cooling waters west of Europe.