Past, Present and Future Change in the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation

12.07 - 15.07.2011
At-Bristol Science and Discovery Centre, Bristol, UK


The meeting is a joint initiative between the US AMOC (Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation) and UK RAPID (Rapid Climate Change) programmes, and will explore the scientific understanding of Atlantic variability on a range of time scales, with a main focus of the role of the AMOC.

Science themes

- What do we know about present and past changes in the AMOC on seasonal to millennial time scales?

- How does the AMOC influence ocean, atmosphere and terrestrial climate and ecosystems?

- How will the AMOC change over the next few decades and over the 21st century?

- Outlook and Challenges

Abstract deadline: 21 March 2011