The Atlantic Water flow along the Vøring Plateau: Detecting frontal structures in the ocean station time series

TitleThe Atlantic Water flow along the Vøring Plateau: Detecting frontal structures in the ocean station time series
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsNilsen, JEØ, Nilsen, F
JournalDeep-Sea Research
Tertiary TitlePart I: Oceanographic Research Papers
Volume54
Number3
Number of Pages297-319
PublisherElsevier Science
ISSN0967-0637
Keywords15, Atlantic Water, Baroclinic motion, Fronts, Nordic Seas, Ocean Weather Station M, Topographic effects
Abstract

The topographic steering of the baroclinic western branch of the Norwegian Atlantic Current (NwAC) determines the extent of Atlantic Water and location of the Arctic Front in the Nordic Seas. In this paper the geographical spread of hydrographic measurements at the Ocean Weather Station M (OWSM, 66

URLhttp://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/601265/description#description
DOI10.1016/j.dsr.2006.12.012
Refereed DesignationRefereed
Author Address

NERSC

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