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Labrador Current

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Ecology and Conservation.

An oceanic current that brings cold Arctic waters southwards into the North Atlantic along the western margin of Greenland. Frequently it carries icebergs southwards, concentrating them in...

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Labrador Current

Storm Dunlop.

in A Dictionary of Weather

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Science. 54 words.

A cold current flowing southwards from Baffin Bay and along the coast of Labrador and Newfoundland. After encountering the Gulf

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Labrador Current

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Ecology and Conservation.

An oceanic current that brings cold Arctic waters southwards into the North Atlantic along the western margin of Greenland. Frequently it carries icebergs southwards, concentrating them in...

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Labrador Current

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 62 words.

An oceanic current that brings cold Arctic waters southwards into the North Atlantic along the western margin of Greenland. Frequently it carries icebergs southwards, concentrating them in...

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Labrador current

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 61 words.

Oceanic current that brings cold arctic waters southwards into the N. Atlantic along the western margin of Greenland. Frequently it carries icebergs southwards, concentrating them in the...

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Labrador current

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 60 words.

Oceanic current that brings cold arctic waters southwards into the N. Atlantic along the western margin of Greenland. Frequently it

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Labrador Current

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 61 words.

An oceanic current that brings cold Arctic waters southwards into the North Atlantic along the western margin of Greenland. Frequently

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Labrador Current

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 4 words.

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Vertical distribution of zooplankton in the frontal zone of the Gulf Stream and Labrador Current

Michael E. Vinogradov, Elvira A. Shushkina, Nikolay P. Nezlin and Genrikh N. Arnautov.

in Journal of Plankton Research

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

Zooplankton data collected during September 1995 in the North West Atlantic at 41°39'N, 49°58'W (the location of the site of the ‘Titanic’ wreck) were analysed. The region investigated was...

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North Wall

Storm Dunlop.

in A Dictionary of Weather

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Science. 35 words.

The abrupt boundary separating the cold waters of the Labrador Current from the warm waters of the Gulf Stream and

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North Wall

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

The abrupt boundary separating the cold waters of the Labrador Current from the warm waters of the Gulf Stream and North Atlantic Current. See Arctic Polar Front.

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Ice-rafting events

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

Glacial surges in sudden changes of climate

Calved from greenland's glaciers, icebergs migrate south in spring and early summer, carried by the subzero...

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West Greenland current

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

An ocean current that flows northwards parallel to the western coast of Greenland, carrying relatively warm water through the Davis Strait, where the current divides, one section continuing...

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Gulf Stream

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

The portion of the North Atlantic gyre that lies between the point where the Antilles and Florida Currents converge, and 40°  N, 50°  W, beyond which it is more properly known as the North...

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Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

The thermohaline oceanic circulation system in the North Atlantic, in which warm water is carried north and east by the Gulf Stream and North Atlantic Current, with cold water returning...

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Arctic Polar Front

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

An oceanic frontal zone that separates the subtropical and subpolar gyres, which is both a temperature and salinity front. In the North Atlantic, where it is also known as the cold wall or...

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rogue wave

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

An exceptionally large wave that far exceeds those encountered in the prevailing sea state, with heights reaching 25–30 metres. Currently poorly understood, but initial studies using data...

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The Newfoundland population: a unique resource for genetic investigation of complex diseases†

Proton Rahman, Albert Jones, Joseph Curtis, Sylvia Bartlett, Lynette Peddle, Bridget A. Fernandez and Nelson B. Freimer.

in Human Molecular Genetics

October 2003; p ublished online October 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 4268 words.

The population of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador is genetically isolated. This isolation is evidenced by an overabundance of several monogenic disorders. The Newfoundland...

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Atlantic cod (<i>Gadus morhua</i>) feed during spawning off Newfoundland and Labrador

Kyle J. Krumsick and George A. Rose.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

December 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 4649 words.

Krumsick, K. J., and Rose, G. A. 2012. Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) feed during spawning off Newfoundland and Labrador. – ICES Journal of Marine Science, 69: 1701–1709.

We test...

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The impact of sea ice on the initiation of the spring bloom on the Newfoundland and Labrador Shelves

Yongsheng Wu, Ingrid K. Peterson, Charles C. L. Tang, Trevor Platt, Shubha Sathyendranath and César Fuentes-Yaco.

in Journal of Plankton Research

June 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 2935 words.

The relationship between sea ice and the phytoplankton spring bloom over the Newfoundland and Labrador shelves is examined using remotely-sensed chlorophyll data and sea-ice data for the...

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Did over-reliance on commercial catch rate data precipitate the collapse of northern cod?

Peter A. Shelton.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 6235 words.

It has been suggested that a number of “lessons” can be learned from the collapse of the northern cod stock off Newfoundland and Labrador. However, not all purported lessons have been...

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