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Spooner Peter; Thornalley David; Cunningham Stuart; Roberts J Murray
• Ocean circulation is a dominant controller of the locations and abundances of important marine ecosystem
• Changing circulation has already led to political disputes among the UK, Iceland, Norway, the EU and Greenland.
• These changes are likely to continue.
• Climate models do not capture the full range of variability in the North-East Atlantic, so continued observations
and improved biological understanding are both needed to assess oceanographic change and its ecological
ATLAS Policy Brief_Changing Ocean State and its Impact on Natural Capital_Spooner et al.2020.pdf