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Ailin Brakstad

PhD Candidate , physical oceanography

My work focuses on the northern limb of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation and the Nordic Seas climate system. In particular, I am interested in the pathways and processes transforming warm Atlantic Water flowing into the Nordic Seas into dense overflow waters.

IA Renfrew, RS Pickart, K Våge, GWK Moore, TJ Bracegirdle, AD Elvidge et al., 2019. 'The Iceland Greenland Seas Project'. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

A Brakstad, K Våge, L Håvik, and GWK Moore, 2019. 'Water mass transformation in the Greenland Sea during the period 1986-2016'. Journal of Physical Oceanography 49 (1), 121-140

SK Lauvset, A Brakstad, K Våge, A Olsen, E Jeansson, and KA Mork, 2018. 'Continued warming, salinification and oxygenation of the Greenland Sea gyre'. Tellus A: Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanography 70 (1), 1-9