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Deliverables

List of all THOR planned deliverables

The full list of deliverables as reported in the description of work (DOW) and the state of progress can be found here.

THOR Deliverables (project month 12)

D05 (WP 2.1): Olsen, S. et al., Initial evaluation of ocean reanalyses and simulations of THC-related variables, from approximately 1960-present, against independent observations (01.2010)

D06 (WP 3.1): Østerhus, S. et al., Reference data set for pre-existing data on properties and fluxes through key sections: Greenland-Scotland Ridge, Deep Western Boundary Current and across 26.5° N (12.2009)

D07 (WP 3.2): Fischer, J. et al., Reference data set for pre-existing data on properties, water mass renewal in the Labrador and Irminger Seas (12.2009)

D08 (WP 3.3): Rudels, B. et al., Summary data set for historical overflow entrainment studies (12.2009)

D09 (WP 5.2): Stammer, D. and T. Kaminiski, Report on test data set experiments from coupled model (12.2009)

The ongoing D04 (WP 2.1) activity: The team has discussed and agreed to make the results available in terms of ocean-state metrics as presented in the D05 report.

THOR Deliverables (project month 18)

D10 (WP 6.1 and all): Scientific Report to Commission (07.2010) For partners only, please go to Members' only area

D11 (WP 6.1 and all): Financial Report to Commission (07.2010) For partners only, please go to Members' only area

THOR Deliverables (project month 24)

D12 (WP 1.1): Jungclaus, J. et al., Establish the main statistical signatures of THC variability on decadal to multi-decadal time scales and the role of variability for heat and fresh water transports (11.2010)

D13 (WP 1.2): Kleiven, K. et al., Providing a time series of  the variability of integrated exchanges with the Nordic Seas and the intensity of the individual deep branches of the THC over the last millennium from paleo data.

D14 (WP 2.2): Rodehacke, C. et al., Assessment of possible fresh water input from Greenland ice sheet mass loss, from two climate models including (different) interactive ice sheet models (It will be delivered on project month 36)

D15 (WP 2.3): Behrens, E. et al., Assessment of processes linking climate variability in the Nordic and Labrador Seas with the overflows and THC, and its dependence on model resolution and physics (11.2010)

D16 (WP 3.1): Østerhus, S. et al., Assessment of the ability of the MPI model to reproduce the strength, structure and variability of the THC at the key sections (11.2010)

D17 (WP 3.3): Rudels, B. et al., Data set and entrainment estimates from FBC experiments (11.2010)

D18 (WP 5.1): Karstensen, J. et al., Report on test field deployment and system handling of the Kiel and Bergen systems (11.2010)

THOR Deliverables (project month 36)

Project month 36 is the formal delivery date to commission. Please deliver these reports to the project office according to the deadlines reproted in the templates.

 

D14  (WP2.2): Rodehacke, C. et al., Assessment of possible fresh water input from Greenland ice sheet mass loss, from two climate models including (different) interactive ice sheet models (11.2011). For partners only, please to to Members area

D19 (WP1.1): Jungclaus, J. et al., Analyses of sensitivity experiments on THC adjustment: the response of the THC to changes in deep water formation and on coupled and uncoupled modes of variability (11.2011). For partners only, please go to Members' only area

D20 (WP1.2): Kleiven, K. et al.,Providing a data set describing the spatial evolution of SST and thermocline variability associated with changes in the THC at multi-decadal resolution in the North Atlantic during the last millennium (11.2011). For partners only, please go to Members' only area

D21 (WP2.1): Palmer, M. et al., Recommendation of key factors (observations, model resolution, data assimilation methods) to improve analyses of ocean THC state (11.2011)

D22 (WP2.2): Rodehacke, C. et al., Assessment of feedbacks of THC change on the Greenland ice sheet (11.2011). For partners only, please go to Members' only area

D23 (WP2.3): Behrens, E. et al., Assessment of uncertainty in THC predictions arising from limited ocean resolution and uncertain physics in current generation climate models (11.2011).  For partners only, please go to Members' only area

D24 (WP3.1): Østerhus, S. et al., Strategy for monitoring fluxes across the shallow parts of the Greenland-Scotland Ridge (11.2011). For partners only, please go to Members' only area

D25 (WP3.2): Fischer, J. et al., Reference data set on long-term variability AR7E section (11.2011)

D26 (WP3.3): Rudels, B. at al., Data set and entrainment estimates from DS experiments  (11.2011). For partners only, please go to Members' only area

D27 (WP4.1): Hazeleger, W. et al., Report on assessment of decadal predictability of THC (11.2011). For partners only, please go to Members' only area

D29 (WP5.1): Karstensen, J. et al., Report on the initial system performance of both systems (11.2011). For partners only, please go to Members' only area

D30 (WP5.2): Stammer, D. et al., Report on tests of tangent linear and adjoint code and of tests of Planet Simulator assimilation system (11.2011). For partners only, please go to Members' only area

Delivered on: 30th November 2011

THOR Deliverables (project month 48=30 Nov. 2012)

Templates are available in the Members only area

D28 (WP4.2) Assessment of the impact of ocean observations on the predictability of the THC

D33 (WP1.1)Synthesis of main dynamics and feedbacks of decadal to centennial variability in the different coupled models and assessment of the role of the ocean in the variability seen in the Millennium climate.

D34 (WP2.1) Updated evaluation of ocean state estimates, taking account of new observations during the project (historical surface salinity plus new observations from CT3 and outside)

D35  (WP2.2, 2.3) Recommendation of model development priorities to improve THC forecasts in future

D36 (WP3.1) Final data set for fluxes across key sections, from observational and modelling approaches

D37 (WP3.2) Final data sets for convection sites and AR7E overturning

D38(WP3.3) Time series data of freshwater transport in the EIC

D39 (WP4.1) Report on assessment of relative impact of initial conditions, greenhouse gases and model parameter uncertainty on decadal predictability of THC

D40 (WP4.2) Assessment on decadal predictions of the thermohaline circulation up to 2030

D41 (WP4.2) Report on ocean observing systems needed for decadal predictions of the THC

D42 (WP5.1) Report on the use of near real time data transmission systems and their potential to increase the accuracy of Atlantic Thermohaline Circulation assessments and predictions

D43 (WP5.2) Synthesis report on pilot experiments of coupled assimilation system

D44 (WP6.1 and all) Overall assessment of priorities for observing system, data assimilation and model develop for a quasi-operational THC decadal forecast system

D45 (WP6.1) Final Scientific Report to Commission

D46 (WP6.1) Final Financial Report to Commission

Delivery date: 30th November 2012

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