Labrador Sea (French: mer du Labrador) is an arm of the North Atlantic
Ocean between Labrador and Greenland.
Water depths in the center of Labrador Sea are around 3.
Past sunset at Labrador Sea, off the coast of Paamiut, Greenland
One of the world's largest turbidite channels runs N-S in the middle
of Labrador Sea.
The Labrador Sea probably formed by sea-floor spreading that started
around 61 million years ago and stopped about 40 million years ago.
There is an earlier history of basin formation on all margins.
Labrador Sea (French: mer du Labrador) (60°00'N, 55°00'W) is an arm of
the North Atlantic Ocean between Labrador and Greenland.
Labrador Sea changed in more recent times.
The Labrador Sea Experiment and air-sea interaction
sea ice engine
During 1995-1998 I worked at the University of Toronto, Canada with
My Labrador Sea work has resulted
in a series of papers on air-sea interaction during cold,
atmospherically unstable conditions.
Labrador Sea Convection Experiment
An experiment whose purpose is to improve the understanding of
It underlies the Labrador Sea as well as most of
the Irminger Sea.
The Labrador Sea is part of the pathway
through which the low salinity outflows of the Arctic Ocean move
Back from the Labrador Sea, the team continues to work on docking.
mooring in the Labrador Sea appeared as e-mail on colleagues'
computers. Satellites relayed e-mail from scientists back to the
This vertical mixing of the Labrador Sea - a critical part of the
thermohaline cycle - delivers cold water to the deep ocean as part of
a larger circulation process transferring heat from warm tropical
Water in the Labrador Sea are part of a continuum of overflows at
different densities from the Norwegian-Greenland Sea region.
classical Labrador Sea water which persist further equatorward.
Labrador Sea during late winter, embedded in equatorward flow along
the western boundary. The eddy radius is 20 km, with a weak dynamic
signature (swirl speed of 0.5 cm/s).
Labrador Sea water (from the central Labrador Sea) but is
significantly fresher and hence lighter.
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The Labrador Sea is the source of the North Atlantic Deep Water, a
cold, highly saline water that forms in the Labrador Sea and flows at
* Labrador sea located on which continent?
* How big is Labrador Sea?
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Links between Labrador Sea convection and subtropical middepth
warming/cooling patterns. This volume. J Geophys. Res., 101, 8749 -
8758. Deser, C., and M.L.Blackmon. 1993.
the Labrador Sea (LS) can be well described forward in time from World
(WWII), with a few pre - WWII observations also available.
Introduction: The warming and cooling of Labrador Sea Water in the
western subpolar North Atlantic.
Labrador Sea to the east and the Gulf of St. Lawrence to the south.
Labrador Sea were captured on film by the crewmembers of the Space
Shuttle Atlantis during STS-110.
Sea ice drifts in the Labrador Sea in this photograph taken from the
International Space Station.
across the Northern Hemisphere to the Labrador Sea off the coast of
Newfoundland, Canada. The smoke appears as gray swirls in the bottom
right quadrant of the image.
Oceanography of the Labrador Sea in the vicinity of Hudson Strait in
1965 - Kollmeyer, Ronald C
Includes bibliographical references
Keywords: Oceanography - Labrador Sea; Oceanography -
waters from the Labrador Sea to the south begin to encroach into the
Bay as spring progresses, eventually freeing the Bay of its winter
ice. Sensor: Terra/MODIS. Data Start Date: 4/19/02.
the meteorological component of the Labrador Sea Ocean Convection
Experiment. This experiment is aimed at observing deep ocean
convection: an important component in the earth's climate system.
Labrador Sea are of particular importance because:
Labrador Sea in search of the Northwest Passage, a presumed sea route
between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
LINKS External Web Sites The topic Labrador Sea is discussed at the
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intermediate water, in the Labrador Sea, started at ca. 7 ka BP
(Hillaire-Marcel et al.
Labrador Sea, near Orphan Knoll and on the Greenland rise,
respectively, whereas core MD99-2254 (56º47,78' N, 30º39,86' W; 2240
m) was raised from the Bight Fracture zone area, east of the
Labrador Sea sites suggests a lesser variability of
the North Atlantic Drift (NAD), that governs sea-surface conditions
there, than of the cold East Greenland and Labrador currents, that
The Labrador Sea is an arm of the North Atlantic Ocean between
Labrador and Greenland.
Water depths in the center of Labrador Sea are around 3.
geology of the seabed in the Labrador Sea on board of the research
vessel Maria S. Merian.
Labrador Sea Water (the result of convection activity) and the
interior circulation (see also Project A4).
vertical velocity and temperature at 400 m in the Labrador Sea in
winter 1997. (a)... (b) Color-coded by mean T of each time series,
Labrador Sea is the most active convection region in the
North Atlantic, which forms a distinctive water mass of the
thermohaline system named the Labrador Sea Water
time of expected Labrador Sea Water formation by deep convection to
follow the newly formed water masses.
* Labrador Sea: Definition from Answers. Labrador Sea: Definition from Answers.
Labrador Sea (French: mer du Labrador) is an arm of the North
Atlantic Ocean between Labrador and Greenland.
The Labrador Sea is the source of the
North Atlantic Deep Water, a cold, ...
Characteristics of the Labrador Sea water in potential temperature -
the Labrador Sea were at their warmest and saltiest since the 1930s.
Characteristics of the Labrador Sea water in potential
temperature - salinity coordinates.
2. WOCE Section AR7W: the 1990s under a Magnifying Glass
* Labrador Sea Deep Convection Experiment
* Characteristics of the Model Run
here between a Labrador Sea MIT general circulation model run with 14
kilometer resolution and 1) TOPEX/POSEIDON altimetry, 2) WOCE
hydrography, 3) current meters, and 4) PALACE floats.
the Labrador Sea deep convection cycle?
Advisor: Carl Wunsch
Collaborators: Julio Sheinbaum (CICESE), Detlef Stammer (SIO)
Deep convective ventilation in the Labrador Sea is partly controlled
by mechanisms other than local surface forcing and local density
for the ONR Labrador Sea Convection Experiment.
Labrador Sea Convection Experiment Page
Oceanic Planetary Boundary Layer (OPBL) home page
in the Labrador Sea (tectonic activity) ended about 45 million years
ago. The discovery of the seamount indicates that the seabed at the
exit of the Labrador Sea changed in more recent times.
Labrador Sea in the Irminger Sea.
The Labrador Sea and the Mediterranean have been thought to be the
only locations where open-ocean convection leads to formation of deep
water in the North Atlantic to depths of 1500-2000 meters.
Central Labrador Sea during the winters of 1997 and 1998 as part of
the Labrador Sea Deep Convection Experiment.
Hydrography of the Labrador Sea During Active Convection
25 JUN 2002
Authors: Robert S. Pickart; Daniel J. Torres; R.
Labrador Sea - Convection Data CD-Rom
Authors: Gerd Krahmann; Martin Visbeck; LAMONT-DOHERTY EARTH
Labrador Sea is the body of water between Greenland and the coast of
the axis of the Labrador Sea, some 3800 km from the mouth of HUDSON
STRAIT southward into the North Atlantic.
A water mass, the Labrador Sea water is formed in
the western Labrador Sea by wintertime cooling and spreads into the
northwest Atlantic at depths of 1500-2000 m.
Labrador Sea An arm of the northern Atlantic Ocean between eastern
Canada and southwest Greenland.
Labrador SeaLabrador Sea - an arm of the northern Atlantic between
Labrador and southern GreenlandAtlantic, Atlantic Ocean - the 2nd
largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from
northwest Labrador Sea in the summer of 2007.
Labrador Sea Deep Convection Experiment meteorology research program .
Here you can find links to some plots of surface meteorology variables
and descriptions of available data sets.
Labrador Sea Deep Convection Experiment:
- The 1997 and 1998 cruises of the R/V Knorr -
Welcome to the Labrador Sea Deep Convection Experiment Knorr
* Main Labrador Sea Deep Convection Experiment Home Page
* Peter Guest's Home Page
Guest's Labrador Sea deep convection studies and the preparation of
these web sites were sponsored by the Office of Naval Research grant
Labrador Sea Deep Convection Experiment:
- The 1997 cruise of the R/V Knorr -
contrasting the Labrador Sea Water temperature in its cool period
before World War II (1935), the peak of warming (1971), and at its
coldest point (1993).
Enlarge ImageTime series of Labrador Sea Water properties in its
source region. Thickness is the vertical distance (meters) between two
density surfaces that bracket the Labrador Sea Water.
Labrador Sea Water layer (blue curve) in its formation area, and
temperature of the LSW core (green curve).
before the ship heads toward the Labrador Sea on Sept. 19, 2007.
We’re steaming toward Greenland, through the Labrador Sea in the North
Atlantic, to deploy a mooring in a part of the ocean where something
Field work in support of the Labrador Sea Convection Experiment
The field work for this experiment had four components:
* floats and drifter, which provide
Labrador Sea Deep Convection Experiment
assembled by Gerd Krahmann and Martin Visbeck
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia
The purpose of the Labrador Sea convection experiment is,
by a combination of field observations, laboratory studies, theory and
modeling, to improve our understanding of the convective process and