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Figure 1: Schematic of two inflow branches (FSBW is shown in red and BSBW is shown in pink) of the AW against the special sensor microwave imager/Sounder (SSMIS) visual chart of ice concentration on February 4, 20112 (http://www.iup.uni-bremen.de:8084/ssmis/index.html). The Western Nansen Basin (WNB) area is marked by a black trapezium.