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The Cryosphere, 15, 1307–1319, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-15-1307-2021
The Cryosphere, 15, 1307–1319, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-15-1307-2021

Research article 12 Mar 2021

Research article | 12 Mar 2021

Combined influence of oceanic and atmospheric circulations on Greenland sea ice concentration

Sourav Chatterjee et al.

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Sea ice in the Greenland Sea (GS) is important for its climatic (fresh water), economical (shipping), and ecological contribution (light availability). The study proposes a mechanism through which sea ice concentration in GS is partly governed by the atmospheric and ocean circulation in the region. The mechanism proposed in this study can be useful for assessing the sea ice variability and its future projection in the GS.