Multiple sea-ice states and abrupt MOC transitions in a general circulation ocean model (2013) http://www.seas.harvard.edu/climate/eli/reprints/Ashkenazy-Losch-Gildor-Mirzayof-Tziperman-2013.pdf
Sea-ice switches and abrupt climate change (2003) http://www.seas.harvard.edu/climate/eli/reprints/Gildor-Tziperman-2003.pdf
Sea ice, the glacial cycles’ climate switch, and inter-hemispheric thermohaline teleconnections. Annals of Glaciology, 33:501-506, 2001 http://www.seas.harvard.edu/climate/eli/reprints/Gildor-Tziperman-2001c.pdf
Climate transitions that arise from this instability may have contributed importantly to hothouse climates and abrupt climate changes in the geological past. Such transitions to a much warmer climate may also occur in the future if CO2 levels continue to rise.
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