Martinson, D. G., 1990: Southern-Ocean Sea-Ice Interaction - Implications for Climate and Modeling. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh-Earth Sciences, 81: 397-405.
The ocean/sea-ice interaction of the Antarctic open ocean region is described through a one-dimensional model. The model includes processes responsible for maintaining stability in this marginally stable region and reveals the importance of the various processes controlling deep water formation/ventilation and sea-ice thickness and their sensitivity to climate change. This information is used to estimate changes, as they impact water column stability, induced by glacial conditions. Increased stability is conducive to greater ice cover and less deep water formation/ventilation; decreased stability conducive to the opposite.
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