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The Slowing Gulf Stream? What we know and potential impacts (Policy Briefing)

Olsen, Steffen; Årthun, Marius; Eldevik, Tor; Fritz, Jan-Stefan; Larsen, Karin; Miller, Raeanne; Moat, Ben; Oltmanns, Marilena

Contributing authors: Steffen M. Olsen (1), Marius Årthun (2), Tor Eldevik (2), Jan-Stefan Fritz (3), Karin M. Larsen (4), Raeanne G. Miller (5), Ben Moat (6), Marilena Oltmanns (7).

Corresponding Author: Steffen Olsen,

Contributing Institutions: (1) Danish Meteorological Institute, (2) University of Bergen, (3) German Marine Research Consortium, (4) Faroe Marine Research Institute, (5) SAMS Research Services Ltd., (6) National Oceanography Centre Southampton, (7) GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel

This policy brief was produced in support of the SEARICA Science-Policy breakfast discussion on the Slowing Gulf Stream, on the 4 September, 2018, held at the European Parliament ASP 5G1.

Presentations given at the meeting can be downloaded here:

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Blue-Action and AtlantOS have received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 727852 and No 633211.
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