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La campagne de mesure DRIFT4SKIM se déroule en Mer d'Iroise du 19 au 27 novembre avec pour objectif la validation du concept de mesure des courants et vagues par le satellite SKIM ...

The trap of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon

Published on 3 october

Following a collaboration between RDT and DYNECO, the low-cost'MASTODON anchorages were adapted and prepared in MASTODON-2D version at LOPS with JERICO-NEXT co-financing. By implementing them Pascal, Bernard and Marion explained the origin of daytime temperature oscillations near the bottom in Saint-Pierre and Miquelon. In an article published in Scientific Report in September, they demonstrated that this is a trapped wave spreading around the archipelago.

Lazure, P., Le Cann, B., Bezaud, M., 2018. Large diurnal bottom temperature oscillations around the Saint Pierre and Miquelon archipelago. Scientific Reports 8, 13882.

The Reykjanes Ridge, the northern section of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, strongly influences the cyclonic circulation of the North Atlantic subpolar gyre, a major component of the climate system.

A recent study led by Ben Barton (PhD student at LOPS) reveals how the Barents Sea is becoming ice free every winter since 2005. Warming of both the Atlantic Water inflow and the atmosphere is intensifying the ocean front that is now a barrier to sea ice...

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