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The Ocean Climate Status Summary for the NAFO Convention Area


Bathymetric features of the Northwest Atlantic,
the NAFO Convention Area and Historical
ICNAF/NAFO Oceanographic Sections


Prepared by the NAFO Scientific Council Standing Committee on Fisheries Environment (STACFEN)

Subareas 0-4 Environmental Indices (Bélanger, D., Cyr, F.)
Subarea 1 Hydrographic Conditions off Southwest Greenland (Mortensen, J.)
Subareas 2 & 3 Newfoundland and Labrador Climate Index and Decadal Variability (Bélanger, D., Cyr, F., and Galbraith, P.S.)
Subareas 2, 3 & 4 Biogeochemical Oceanographic Conditions (Bélanger, D., G. Maillet, P. Pepin.)
Subareas 2, 3 & 4  Environmental and Physical Oceanographic Conditions (Cyr, F., Galbraith, P.S., Layton, C., Hebert, D., Chen, N., and Han, G.)
Subareas 5 & 6 Hydrographic Conditions (Fratantoni, P.)

Links to related information:

Atlantic Zone Monitoring Program (AZMP)
Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat (CSAS)
Greenland Institute of Natural Resources (GINR)
Integrated Science Data Management (ISDM)
ICES Working Group Oceanic Hydrography (WGOH)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)


Data sources, contacts and references are included at the end of each subarea document.

Ocean Climate - 2021

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NAFO Subareas

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