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All RAPID AOs: Successful bids
Relevance to science objectives

The table below lists successful bids in all RAPID AOs and shows how they adress the objectives listed in the RAPID Science Plan.

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  Principal Investigator Science Objectives
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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
MOC monitoring AO Bryden H. (Marotzke) 1  
            Monitoring the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation at 26.5°N.   Abstract
Cromwell D. 1  
            Measuring the meridional overturning circulation from space: a feasibility study.   Abstract
Watson A. 1  
          Time series of transient tracers in North Atlantic deep waters.   Abstract
Hughes C. 1  
            A monitoring array along the western margin of the Atlantic.   Abstract
First AO Bacon S.   2 3           Cape Farewell and Eirik Ridge: Interannual to Millenial Thermohaline Circulation Variability   Abstract
Bamber J.         5       The role of the cryosphere on modulating the thermohaline circulation of the North Atlantic   Abstract
Briffa K.     3       7   Quantitative applications of high-resolution late Holocene proxy data sets: estimating climate sensitivity and thermohaline circulation influences   Abstract
Bryden H.   2             Extending the time series of Atlantic Meridional Overturning backwards in time using historical measurements   Abstract
Challenor P.               8 The Probability of Rapid Climate Change   Abstract
Fairchild I.     3       7   Atlantic Seaboard Climate Responses including Bounding Errors (ASCRIBE)   Abstract
Guilyardi E.         5     8 The role of salinity in ocean circulation and climate response to greenhouse gas forcing   Abstract
Holmes J.     3       7   ISOMAP UK: a combined data-modelling investigation of water isotopes and their interpretation during rapid climate change events   Abstract
Hoskins B.           6     The atmospheric water vapour budget and its relevance to the THC   Abstract
Josey S.   2     5 6 7   The Role of Air-Sea Forcing in Causing Rapid Changes in the North Atlantic Thermohaline Circulation   Abstract
McCave I.N.     3           Hydrographic and flow changes at sharp climate transitions in the North Atlantic MOC, 0-16ka BP   Abstract
Pain C.   2   4         Better Understanding of Open Ocean Deep Convection (OODC) with Reference to THC   Abstract
Tudhope A.     3       7 8 Improving our ability to predict rapid changes in the El Nino Southern Oscillation climatic phenomenon   Abstract
Watson A.   2   4 5       Circulation, overflow, and deep convection studies in the Nordic Seas using tracers and models   Abstract
Wells N.   2             The determination of heat transfer and storage, and their changes in the North Atlantic Ocean   Abstract
Williams R.   2   4 5       The role of sloping topography in the overturning circulation of the North Atlantic   Abstract
Willmott A.   2   4         Processes controlling dense water formation and transport on Arctic continental shelves   Abstract
Wolff E.     3       7   High resolution anatomy of rapid climate transitions in the last glacial period from a Greenland ice core   Abstract
Second AO Austin W.     3       7   Can Younger Dryas atmospheric 14C concentration be attributed to North Atlantic surface ocean ventilation? (NERC RAPID)   Abstract
Bacon S.   2   4         Arctic regulation of the thermohaline circulation (ARTHER)   Abstract
Chapman M.     3           Significance of Holocene multi-decadal to millennial scale variability in the subpolar North Atlantic.   Abstract
Gregory J.         5 6   8 Understanding uncertainty in simulations of THC-related rapid climate change.   Abstract
Gregory J.         5 6   8 UK Coupled model intercomparison project on the Thermohaline Circulation   Abstract
Haines K.         5   7   Assimilation in ocean and coupled models to determine the thermohaline circulation.   Abstract
Hoskins B.           6     The impact of climate change on the North Atlantic and European storm-track and blocking.   Abstract
Lowe J.J.     3           Precise chronology of the timing of changes in behaviour of the North Atlantic THC and their forcing effects, 16-8 ka BP'   Abstract
Marshall D.         5   7   Attribution of ocean climate change signals in the Atlantic.   Abstract
Sutton R.               8 Predictability of rapid climate change associated with the Atlantic thermohaline circulation.   Abstract
Watson A.   2             Time series of Transient Tracers in the North Atlantic.   Abstract
Joint international AO Bigg G.       4     7   Punctuated disintegration of the NW European ice sheet and rapid climate change
Elderfield H.   2 3           Variations of the Atlantic MOC during rapid changes: callibration, modelling and paleoceanographic observations (VAMOC)
Harrison S.     3       7   Impact of changing freshwater flows on the THC and European climate
Osborn T..             7   To what extent was the Little Ice Age a result of a change in the THC?
van den Broeke M.   2   4         Mass balance and freshwater contribution of the Greenland ice sheet: a combined modelling and observational approach

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