Weddell deep water

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Term: Weddell deep water
Definition: The water mass in the center of the cyclonic Weddell Sea gyre. It is formed by local cooling, has a temperature of 0.4-0.7C, and contributes to Antarctic Bottom Water formation.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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