Bidecadal Change of the Global Ocean Vertical Heat Transport and Its Implications for the Recent Surface Warming Slowdown

Xinfeng Liang, University of South Florida Tampa, College of Marine Science, Tampa, FL, United States, Christopher G Piecuch, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole, MA, United States, Rui M Ponte, Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Lexington, MA, United States, Gaƫl Forget, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States, Carl I Wunsch, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States and Patrick Heimbach, University of Texas, Austin, Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, Austin, TX, United States; University of Texas, Austin, Institute for Geophysics, Austin, TX, United States