Labrador Sea Water

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Term: Labrador Sea Water
Definition: The last water mass to contribute to the formation of North Atlantic Deep Water before it enters the southward path of the ocean conveyor belt. It occupies the central Labrador Sea with temperatures of 3.0-3.6C, salinities of 34.86-34.96 psu, and consistently high oxygen content.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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