For the benefit of MAR-ECO participants and the planning process, a document on the general large-scale circulation in the North-Atlantic region is presented.
More information on physical oceanography in the North-Atlantic may be found by visiting the following sources:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center SeaWiFS Project
ICES, The Annual Ocean Climate Status Summary 2000/2001
Climate Variability and Predictability CLIVAR
WOCE Atlantic Atlas horizontal Maps
For more information, please contact Henrik Søiland (email@example.com), Institute of Marine Research, Bergen.