Articles | Volume 12, issue 2
Earth Syst. Dynam., 12, 419–438, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-419-2021
Earth Syst. Dynam., 12, 419–438, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-419-2021

Research article 26 Apr 2021

Research article | 26 Apr 2021

Labrador Sea subsurface density as a precursor of multidecadal variability in the North Atlantic: a multi-model study

Pablo Ortega et al.

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ED: Reconsider after major revisions (08 Feb 2021) by Gerrit Lohmann
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ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (21 Feb 2021) by Gerrit Lohmann
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (06 Mar 2021)
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (06 Mar 2021) by Gerrit Lohmann
AR by Pablo Ortega on behalf of the Authors (06 Mar 2021)  Author's response    Manuscript
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Deep Labrador Sea densities are receiving increasing attention because of their link to many of the processes that govern decadal climate oscillations in the North Atlantic and their potential use as a precursor of those changes. This article explores those links and how they are represented in global climate models, documenting the main differences across models. Models are finally compared with observational products to identify the ones that reproduce the links more realistically.
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