Climatic Fluctuations Due to Deep Ocean Circulation

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Science  28 Jan 1983:
Vol. 219, Issue 4583, pp. 387-388
DOI: 10.1126/science.219.4583.387


A simple climate model that includes the effect of deep ocean turnover as a pure time delay exhibits an oscillatory behavior. The deep ocean signal contains frequencies characteristic of both the forcing function and the deep ocean delay.