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Title: The Relationship Between U.S. East Coast Sea Level and the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation: A Review

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ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [3]; ORCiD logo [4]; ORCiD logo [5]; ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [6]
  1. Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc. Lexington MA USA
  2. Climate and Global Dynamics LaboratoryNational Center for Atmospheric Research Boulder CO USA
  3. Department of Earth, Ocean and Ecological SciencesUniversity of Liverpool Liverpool UK, National Oceanography Centre Liverpool UK
  4. ICARUS, Department of GeographyMaynooth University Maynooth Ireland
  5. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Woods Hole MA USA
  6. Department of Geology and GeophysicsYale University New Haven CT USA
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USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER)
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1560326
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OSTI ID: 1560327
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DE‐FC02‐97ER62402
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Published Article
Journal Name:
Journal of Geophysical Research. Oceans
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Journal Name: Journal of Geophysical Research. Oceans Journal Volume: 124 Journal Issue: 9; Journal ID: ISSN 2169-9275
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American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

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Little, Christopher M., Hu, Aixue, Hughes, Chris W., McCarthy, Gerard D., Piecuch, Christopher G., Ponte, Rui M., and Thomas, Matthew D. The Relationship Between U.S. East Coast Sea Level and the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation: A Review. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1029/2019JC015152.
Little, Christopher M., Hu, Aixue, Hughes, Chris W., McCarthy, Gerard D., Piecuch, Christopher G., Ponte, Rui M., & Thomas, Matthew D. The Relationship Between U.S. East Coast Sea Level and the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation: A Review. United States. doi:10.1029/2019JC015152.
Little, Christopher M., Hu, Aixue, Hughes, Chris W., McCarthy, Gerard D., Piecuch, Christopher G., Ponte, Rui M., and Thomas, Matthew D. Tue . "The Relationship Between U.S. East Coast Sea Level and the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation: A Review". United States. doi:10.1029/2019JC015152.
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journal, February 2017


Topographic Coupling of the Atlantic Overturning and Gyre Circulations
journal, May 2015


Wind-forced interannual variability of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation at 26.5°N
journal, April 2014

  • Zhao, Jian; Johns, William
  • Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, Vol. 119, Issue 4
  • DOI: 10.1002/2013JC009407

Signature of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation in sea level along the east coast of North America: MOC SEA LEVEL SIGNATURE
journal, January 2009

  • Bingham, Rory J.; Hughes, Chris W.
  • Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 2
  • DOI: 10.1029/2008GL036215

Moored Observations of Western Boundary Current Variability and Thermohaline Circulation at 26.5° in the Subtropical North Atlantic
journal, June 1996


Uncertainty in future regional sea level rise due to internal climate variability: SEA LEVEL RISE AND INTERNAL VARIABILITY
journal, June 2013

  • Hu, Aixue; Deser, Clara
  • Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 40, Issue 11
  • DOI: 10.1002/grl.50531

Western Boundary Sea Level: A Theory, Rule of Thumb, and Application to Climate Models
journal, May 2017

  • Minobe, Shoshiro; Terada, Mio; Qiu, Bo
  • Journal of Physical Oceanography, Vol. 47, Issue 5
  • DOI: 10.1175/JPO-D-16-0144.1

Internal climate variability and projected future regional steric and dynamic sea level rise
journal, March 2018


Stability of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation: A model intercomparison
journal, October 2012

  • Weaver, Andrew J.; Sedláček, Jan; Eby, Michael
  • Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 20
  • DOI: 10.1029/2012GL053763

The North Atlantic Ocean Is in a State of Reduced Overturning
journal, February 2018

  • Smeed, D. A.; Josey, S. A.; Beaulieu, C.
  • Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 45, Issue 3
  • DOI: 10.1002/2017GL076350

Wind-driven circulation in one- and two-layer oceans of variable depth
journal, February 1968


Oceanic control of sea level rise patterns along the East Coast of the United States: U.S. EAST COAST SEA LEVEL RISE
journal, October 2013

  • Yin, Jianjun; Goddard, Paul B.
  • Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 40, Issue 20
  • DOI: 10.1002/2013GL057992

Enhanced Atlantic sea-level rise relative to the Pacific under high carbon emission rates
journal, February 2016

  • Krasting, J. P.; Dunne, J. P.; Stouffer, R. J.
  • Nature Geoscience, Vol. 9, Issue 3
  • DOI: 10.1038/ngeo2641

On the Path of the Gulf Stream and the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation
journal, June 2010


Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) in CMIP5 Models: RCP and Historical Simulations
journal, September 2013


Geographic Variability of Sea-Level Change
journal, July 2015

  • Kopp, Robert E.; Hay, Carling C.; Little, Christopher M.
  • Current Climate Change Reports, Vol. 1, Issue 3
  • DOI: 10.1007/s40641-015-0015-5

Timescales and regions of the sensitivity of Atlantic meridional volume and heat transport: Toward observing system design
journal, September 2011

  • Heimbach, Patrick; Wunsch, Carl; Ponte, Rui M.
  • Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, Vol. 58, Issue 17-18
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.10.065

Oceanic Response to Surface Loading Effects Neglected in Volume-Conserving Models
journal, March 2006

  • Ponte, Rui M.
  • Journal of Physical Oceanography, Vol. 36, Issue 3
  • DOI: 10.1175/JPO2843.1

Spatial Variability of Sea Level Rise in Twenty-First Century Projections
journal, September 2010

  • Yin, Jianjun; Griffies, Stephen M.; Stouffer, Ronald J.
  • Journal of Climate, Vol. 23, Issue 17
  • DOI: 10.1175/2010JCLI3533.1

A Mechanism of Internal Decadal Atlantic Ocean Variability in a High-Resolution Coupled Climate Model
journal, October 2015

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  • Journal of Climate, Vol. 28, Issue 19
  • DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0106.1

Deep water formation, the subpolar gyre, and the meridional overturning circulation in the subpolar North Atlantic
journal, September 2011

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  • Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, Vol. 58, Issue 17-18
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.10.061

A scaling approach to project regional sea level rise and its uncertainties
journal, January 2013


Observations, inferences, and mechanisms of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation: A review
journal, January 2016

  • Buckley, Martha W.; Marshall, John
  • Reviews of Geophysics, Vol. 54, Issue 1
  • DOI: 10.1002/2015RG000493

The Role of Bottom Vortex Stretching on the Path of the North Atlantic Western Boundary Current and on the Northern Recirculation Gyre
journal, August 2007

  • Zhang, Rong; Vallis, Geoffrey K.
  • Journal of Physical Oceanography, Vol. 37, Issue 8
  • DOI: 10.1175/JPO3102.1

Effect of the potential melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet on the Meridional Overturning Circulation and global climate in the future
journal, September 2011

  • Hu, Aixue; Meehl, Gerald A.; Han, Weiqing
  • Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, Vol. 58, Issue 17-18
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.10.069

Spatial and Temporal Scales of Sverdrup Balance
journal, October 2014

  • Thomas, Matthew D.; De Boer, Agatha M.; Johnson, Helen L.
  • Journal of Physical Oceanography, Vol. 44, Issue 10
  • DOI: 10.1175/JPO-D-13-0192.1

Eddy-induced variability of the meridional overturning circulation in a model of the North Atlantic: EDDY-INDUCED AMOC VARIABILITY
journal, June 2013

  • Thomas, M. D.; Zhai, X.
  • Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 40, Issue 11
  • DOI: 10.1002/grl.50532

Emulating Atlantic overturning strength for low emission scenarios: consequences for sea-level rise along the North American east coast
journal, January 2011

  • Schleussner, C. F.; Frieler, K.; Meinshausen, M.
  • Earth System Dynamics, Vol. 2, Issue 2
  • DOI: 10.5194/esd-2-191-2011

Meridional Density Gradients Do Not Control the Atlantic Overturning Circulation
journal, February 2010

  • de Boer, Agatha M.; Gnanadesikan, Anand; Edwards, Neil R.
  • Journal of Physical Oceanography, Vol. 40, Issue 2
  • DOI: 10.1175/2009JPO4200.1

Propagation pathways of classical Labrador Sea water from its source region to 26°N
journal, January 2011

  • van Sebille, Erik; Baringer, Molly O.; Johns, William E.
  • Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 116, Issue C12
  • DOI: 10.1029/2011JC007171

High Resolution Model Intercomparison Project (HighResMIP v1.0) for CMIP6
journal, January 2016

  • Haarsma, Reindert J.; Roberts, Malcolm J.; Vidale, Pier Luigi
  • Geoscientific Model Development, Vol. 9, Issue 11
  • DOI: 10.5194/gmd-9-4185-2016

Upper ocean manifestations of a reducing meridional overturning circulation: UPPER OCEAN CHANGES UNDER A REDUCING MOC
journal, August 2012

  • Thomas, M. D.; de Boer, A. M.; Stevens, D. P.
  • Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 16
  • DOI: 10.1029/2012GL052702

Mean full-depth summer circulation and transports at the northern periphery of the Atlantic Ocean in the 2000s: NORTHERN ATLANTIC CIRCULATION IN 2000s
journal, January 2012

  • Sarafanov, Artem; Falina, Anastasia; Mercier, Herlé
  • Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, Vol. 117, Issue C1
  • DOI: 10.1029/2011JC007572