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The thermal mode produces an offshore polynya. This is achieved by introduction of excess salt into the winter mixed layer. The most likely candidate to accomplish this task is eddy generation and upwelling induced by circulation and topography interaction. Deep reaching convection probably occurs each year, but massive overmrning capable of greatly altering the deep water e/S structure is reserved for the persistent offshore polynya events, represented by the Weddell Polynya of the mid-1970s. AcknowledgementsThe author's Southern Ocean research is presently supported by the National Science Foundation Division of Polar Program grant DPP 90-08906.

On balance it is likely that global spreading of cold Southern Ocean water masses, albeit hindered by the circumpolar belt, has a fundamental chilling effect on the global ocean. It is likely that the present day circulation pattern with effective deep Ocean cooling is related to the ice sheet reaching the coastal region (Hays, 1967). A fully glaciered Antarctica allows very cold air to reach the coastal ocean, forming cold shelf water that feeds formation of AABW (Gordon, 1971). An additional effect may be the depression of continental margins under the weight of the glacial ice sheet.

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