Geological evidence of Norwegian Sea Overflow pathways into the Iceland Basin

Finn Mørk, Tove Nielsen, Francisca Staines-Urias, Antoon Kuijpers

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NSOW flowing through the Faroe-Shetland Channel has a complex flowing pattern into the Iceland Basin. One branch flows across the Wyville-Thomson Ridge, along the southern flanks of the Faroe, Bill Bailey and Lousy Banks before turning north along the western flank of Lousy Bank. A general increase in the Norwegian Sea
Overflow Water intensity in the area north of Bill Bailey Bank is shown, based on sediment cores.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDeep-water circulation: Processes & products. International Congress. Baiona, Pontevedra, Spain. 16, 17 & 18 June 2010
EditorsF. Javier Hernández-Molina, Dorrik A.V. Stow, Estefanía Llave, Michele Rebesco, Gemma Ercilla, David van Rooij, Anxo Mena, Juan T. Vázquez, Antje Voelker
PublisherSociedad Geologica de Espana
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2010
EventDeep-water circulation: Processes & products. International Congress - Baiona, Spain
Duration: 16 Jun 201018 Jun 2010

Publication series



ConferenceDeep-water circulation: Processes & products. International Congress

Programme Area

  • Programme Area 5: Nature and Climate


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