Publications of AO-Quest


16. Bistability of the subpolar gyre in a coarse resolution climate model
A. Levermann and A. Born
Geophysical Research Letters, 34 (2007), L24605.


15. The role of stratification-dependent mixing for the stability of the Atlantic overturning in a global climate model
B. Marzeion, A. Levermann and J. Mignot
Journal of Physical Oceanography, 37 (2007), 2672-2681.


14. Atlantic subsurface temperatures: response to a shut-down of the overturning circulation and consequences for its recovery
J. Mignot, A. Ganopolski, and A. Levermann
Journal of Climate, (2007), 20, 4884-4898.


13. The role of northern sea ice cover for the weakening of the thermohaline circulation under global warming
A. Levermann, J. Mignot, S. Nawrath, and S. Rahmstorf
Journal of Climate, 20,(2007), 20, 4160-4171.


12. Lack of bipolar see-saw in response to Southern Ocean wind reduction
A. Levermann, J. Schewe, M. Montoya, J. Mignot
Geophysical Research Letters, 34, (2007), L12711.


11. On the driving processes of the Atlantic meridional overturnig circulation
T. Kuhlbrodt, A. Griesel, M. Montoya, A. Levermann, M. Hofmann, and S. Rahmstorf
Reviews of Geophysics, 45, (2007), RG2001, 1-32.


10. Recent Climate Observations Compared to Projections
S. Rahmstorf, A. Cazenave, J.A. Church, J.E. Hansen, R.F. Keeling, 5 D.E. Parker, R.C.J. Somerville
Science, 316, (2007), 309.


9. A semi-empirical approach to projecting future sea level rise
S. Rahmstorf
Science, 315, (2007), 368-370.


8. Tropical versus high latitude freshwater influence on the Atlantic circulation
H. Goelzer, J. Mignot, A. Levermann and S. Rahmstorf
Climate Dynamics, 27, (2006), 715-725.


7. Investigating the Causes of the Response of the Thermohaline Circulation to Past and Future Climate Changes
R.J. Stouffer, J. Yin, J.M. Gregory, K.W. Dixon, M.J. Spelman, W. Hurlin, A.J. Weaver, M. Eby, G.M. Flato, H. Hasumi, A. Hu, J.H. Jungclaus, I.V. Kamenkovich, A.Levermann, M. Montoya, S. Murakami, S. Nawrath, A. Oka, W.R. Peltier, D.Y. Robitaille, A.P. Sokolov, G. Vettoretti, N. Weber
Journal of Climate, 19, (2006), 1365-1387.

6. The relation of meridional pressure gradients to North Atlantic Deep Water volume transport in an OGCM
A. Griesel and M.A. Morales-Maqueda
Climate Dynamics, 26, (2006), 781–799.


5. A decomposition of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation into physical components using its sensitivity to vertical diffusivity
J. Mignot, A. Levermann, and A. Griesel
Journal of Physical Oceanography, 36, (2006), 636-650.

4. Solar forcing of abrupt glacial climate change in a coupled climate system model.
H. Braun, M. Christl, S. Rahmstorf, A. Ganopolski, A. Mangini, C. Kubatzki, K. Roth, and B. Kromer
Nature, 438, (2006), 208-211

3. A model intercomparison of changes in the Atlantic thermohaline circulation in response to increasing atmospheric CO2 concentration
J.M. Gregory, K.W. Dixon, R. J. Stouffer, A. J.Weaver, E. Driesschaert, M. Eby, T. Fichefet, H. Hasumi, A. Hu, J. H. Jungclaus, I.V. Kamenkovich, A. Levermann, M. Montoya, S. Murakami, S. Nawrath, A. Oka, A. P. Sokolov, R. B. Thorpe
Geophysical Research Letters, 32, (2005), L12703.

2. Dynamic sea level changes following changes in the thermohaline circulation
A. Levermann, A. Griesel, M. Hofmann, M. Montoya, and S. Rahmstorf
Climate Dynamics, 24, (2005), 347-354.

1. Solution of a Model for the Oceanic Pycnocline Depth: Scaling of Overturning Strength and Meridional Pressure Difference
A. Levermann and A. Griesel
Geophysical Research Letters, 31, (2004), L1730.