Space structure of the climatic discharge frontal zone of the Amazon

Space structure of the climatic discharge frontal zone of the Amazon On the basis of the data array of many-year average seasonal values of temperature and salinity represented for a one-degree scale of averaging, by using a quantitative criterion, we select the climatic discharge frontal zone of the Amazon, determine its physical and hydrological characteristics: length, width, thickness of the frontal layer, temperature, salinity, and density gradients, and specify its geographical coordinates. We also describe the many-year average interseasonal variability of these characteristics. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Physical Oceanography Springer Journals

Space structure of the climatic discharge frontal zone of the Amazon

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Kluwer Academic Publishers
Copyright
Copyright © 2001 by VSP
Subject
Earth Sciences; Oceanography; Remote Sensing/Photogrammetry; Atmospheric Sciences; Climate Change; Environmental Physics
ISSN
0928-5105
eISSN
0928-5105
D.O.I.
10.1007/BF02509229
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Abstract

On the basis of the data array of many-year average seasonal values of temperature and salinity represented for a one-degree scale of averaging, by using a quantitative criterion, we select the climatic discharge frontal zone of the Amazon, determine its physical and hydrological characteristics: length, width, thickness of the frontal layer, temperature, salinity, and density gradients, and specify its geographical coordinates. We also describe the many-year average interseasonal variability of these characteristics.

Journal

Physical OceanographySpringer Journals

Published: Sep 18, 2006

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