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POCAHONTAS

Polar Climate and Heat Transport

The transport of warm water and air from southern latitudes is an important heat resource in the Arctic. The main objective of Pocahontas is to cover the heat transport, and tries to estimate the size of the heat fluxes and how the seasonal variation is from year to year.

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Duration: 2007-2010

Contact at GFI:
Svein Østerhus (leader)
Asgeir Sorteberg  (atmosphere)
Lars H. Smedsrud (ice)