Work completed as part of a publication (Fraser, N., Inall, M.E., Magaldi,M.G., Haine, T.W.N., Jones, S.C.  Wintertime Fjord-Shelf Interaction and Ice Sheet Melting in Southeast Greenland.  Submitted to Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans, August 2018.)  More info and movies to be uploaded soon.

 

Modelled flow in Kangerdlugssuaq Fjord in south-east Greenland. Model is MITgcm, developed by Dr Neil Fraser. We’re hoping to make this part of a larger narrative when we get round to it.

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Detail of fjord circulation from above, showing temperature and flow near the fjord entrance.  Bathymetry is transparent, pycnocline is shown by white surface
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Detail of fjord circulation from south-west, showing temperature and flow near the fjord entrance and in the fjord.  Bathymetry is transparent, pycnocline is shown by white surface

 

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