Greenland Sea

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part of the Arctic Ocean to the north of Iceland

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For their study, they analysed temperature data from 1950 to 2010 in the abyssal Greenland Sea, which is an ocean area located just to the south of the Arctic Ocean.
The North Pole is situated on the surface of the Arctic Ocean, a circular 14 million square kilometre sea almost landlocked by the continents of North America, Asia and Europe with only three outlets--the Bering Strait to the Pacific Ocean and the Greenland Sea and the Labrador Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.
The Nordic Seas, comprising the Norwegian Sea, the Iceland Sea, and the Greenland Sea, serves as a mixing cauldron for waters entering from the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, and as a major source of deep and abyss water, and so understanding it is important to unraveling the climate dynamics in the Northern Hemisphere.
However, it was only after several successful Glomar Challenger and JOIDES Resolution legs to the iceberg-infested Southern Ocean, Norwegian and Greenland Sea, and Labrador Sea/Baffin Bay waters that JOIDES Resolution undertook true arctic drilling.
and foreign scientists are launching a series of airborne experiments in March and April that will probe the atmosphere and ice around the Fram Strait in the northern Greenland Sea.
Biologist Dr Paul Roberton returned in the "mocumentary", claiming to reveal never-before-seen footage of the assumed mythical creatures swimming in the Greenland Sea.
In a project involving 11 nations, sevenships, eight aircraft, four helicopters and more than 200 people, oceanographers have journeyed to the Fram Strait region of the Greenland Sea to study the marginal ice zone--the boundary between open and ice-covered ocean.