G
Acronym List

AO

Arctic Oscillation

AAO

Antarctic Oscillation

CFC

schloroflourocarbons

DSOW

Denmark Strait Overflow Water

ENSO

El Niño/Southern Oscillation

GCM

general circulation models

GFDL

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

GISP2

Greenland Ice Sheet Project 2

IGBP

International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme

ITCZ

Intertropical Convergence Zones

LPTM

Late Paleocene Thermal Maximum

LSW

Labrador Sea Water

NAO

North Atlantic Oscillation

NBER

National Bureau of Economic Research

NEADW

Northeast Atlantic Deep Water



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