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Main Title Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico : observations and models /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Sturges, Wilton.
Lugo-Fernández, Alexis,
Lugo-Fernandez, Alexis
Publisher American Geophysical Union,
Year Published 2005
OCLC Number 62281965
ISBN 9780875904269; 0875904262
Subjects Ocean circulation--Mexico, Gulf of--Remote sensing ; Ocean circulation--Mexico, Gulf of--Mathematical models ; Ocean circulation--Mathematical models ; Ocean circulation--Remote sensing ; Gulf of Mexico ; Meeresstrèomung ; Golf von Mexiko
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBM CD-ROM GC228.6.M6C57 2005 CD-ROM version Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 09/05/2018 STATUS
EKBM  GC228.6.M6C57 2005 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 08/29/2017
EKCM  GC228.6.M6C57 2005 CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 09/14/2007
Collation vii, 347 pages : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 28 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction -- A synopsis of the circulation in the Gulf of Mexico and on its continental margins -- Loop current, rings and related circulation in the Gulf of Mexico: a review of numerical models and future challenges -- Upper-layer circulation in the approaches to Yucatan Channel -- Eddy forced variations in on-and off-margin summertime circulation along the 1000-m isobath of the northern Gulf of Mexico, 2000-2003, and links with Sperm Whale distributions along the middle slope -- Assessment of data assimilative ocean models in the Gulf of Mexico using ocean color -- A statistical description of the velocity fields from upper ocean drifters in the Gulf of Mexico -- Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Coast sea level change -- Eddies and jets over the slope of the Northeast Gulf of Mexico -- Velocity and transport characteristics of the Louisiana-Texas coastal current -- Movies of surface drifters in the northern Gulf of Mexico -- Barotropic tides in the Gulf of Mexico -- A regional data-assimilative model for operational use in the Gulf of Mexico -- Altimeter-derived loop current metrics -- The seasonal variability of continental shelf circulation in the northern and western Gulf of Mexico from a high-resolution numerical model -- Low-frequency circulation over the Texas-Louisiana continental shelf -- Cyclones and westward propagation in the shedding of anticyclonic rings from the loop current -- Deep-water exchange between the Atlantic, Caribbean, and Gulf of Mexico -- Bay of Campeche circulation: an update -- Wind and Eddy-related shelf/slope circulation processes and coastal upwelling in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico -- Intermediate-depth circulation in the Gulf of Mexico estimated from direct measurements -- West Florida shelf circulation on synoptic, seasonal, and interannual time scales.