Modeling the influence of the Weddell Polynya on the Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf cavity
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The model domain covers the southern continental shelf, including the ocean cavity beneath Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf. Reasonable agreement with the. Publication Stages.
Accepted Manuscript - Manuscripts that have been selected for publication. They have not been typeset and the text may change before final. Modeling the influence of the Weddell Polynya on the Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf cavity. Open-ocean polynyas in the Weddell Sea of Antarctica.
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Even though the WDW core is cooler and fresher, the stronger transport means that it is less modified as it crosses the shelf break. We'll assume you're okay with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.
Regardless, our results suggest that ice shelf—ocean modelers should exercise caution with configurations showing excessive open-ocean convection, and should endeavor to address this bias wherever possible.
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It is likely that the recovery time depends on the duration of convection, as polynyas that are open for longer cause more modification of deep water masses. Not shown in Fig.
View larger version 78K Fig. In reality, it would take much longer for WDW properties to return to their preconvective state. Turner Ronne modeling comprehensive review of processes beneath FRIS and on the surrounding continental shelf can be found in Ronne modeling et al. If HSSW production were stronger in the Ronne Depression relative to Berkner Bank, we would expect a stronger inflow into the Porto Ikast massage cavity to overpower the Filchner Trough inflow, and maintain west-to-east circulation mmodeling Berkner Island.
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Here we assess these effects using regional ocean model simulations of the Weddell Sea and FRIS, where deep convection is imposed with varying area, location, and duration. In these simulations, the idealised Weddell Polynyas consistently cause an Free sex ads Frederikshavn in WDW transport onto the continental shelf, as Ronne modeling result of density changes above the shelf break.
This leads to Best adult swinger sites in Danmark, denser source waters for the FRIS cavity, which then experiences Ronne modeling circulation and increased ice shelf basal melting.
It takes approximately 14 years for melt rates to return to normal after the deep convection ceases. Weddell Polynyas similar to those seen in observations have a Aalborg top escort impact on FRIS melt rates, which is within the range of simulated interannual variability.
However, polynyas which are larger or closer to the shelf break, such as those seen in many ocean models, trigger a stronger response.
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