GFDL - Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory


Michael Winton



Princeton University

201 Forrestal Road

Princeton, NJ 08540



609-987-5063 (FAX)

Research Interests:

  • Sea ice modeling
  • Air-sea fluxes and their climatic effects
  • Polar climate and climate change

GFDL Climate Processes and Sensitivity Group

Publications: 1996-present

Publications: 1993-1996

  • Sarachik, E.S., M. Winton, and F. L. Yin, 1996: Mechanisms for decadal-to-centennial climate variability. In Decadal Climate Variability: Dynamics and Predictability, D. L. T. Anderson and J. Willebrand, eds. Springer-Verlag.
  • Winton, M., 1995: Why is the deep sinking narrow? Journal of Physical Oceanography, 25 , 997-1005.
  • Winton, M., 1995: Energetics of deep-decoupling oscillations, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 25 , 420-427.
  • Winton, M., 1993: Deep decoupling oscillations of the oceanic thermohaline circulation. In Ice in the Climate System , W. R. Peltier, ed. Springer-Verlag.
  • Winton, M., and E. S. Sarachik, 1993: Thermohaline oscillations induced by strong steady salinity forcing of ocean general circulation models, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 23, 1389-1410.