Direct Measures of the Vigor of Ocean Circulation via Particle Grain Size

McCave, Nick (2020) Direct Measures of the Vigor of Ocean Circulation via Particle Grain Size. Oceanography, 33 (2). ISSN ISSN: 1042-8275 DOI https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.217

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Abstract

Physical oceanographers measure the intensity or vigor (transport or velocity) of ocean circulation via current meters, geostrophic calculations, satellite-tracked drifters, and modeling of tracer distributions. These techniques are complementary, and none are now used alone.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 2020AREP; IA76
Subjects: 01 - Climate Change and Earth-Ocean Atmosphere Systems
Divisions: 01 - Climate Change and Earth-Ocean Atmosphere Systems
07 - Gold Open Access
Journal or Publication Title: Oceanography
Volume: 33
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.217
Depositing User: Sarah Humbert
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2020 11:29
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2020 11:29
URI: http://eprints.esc.cam.ac.uk/id/eprint/4895

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